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Persona 5: The Animation (2018)
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Persona 5: The Animation (2018)
Original name: PERSONA5 the Animation
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year after transferring to Shujin Academy in Tokyo. Following a particular incident, his Persona awakens, and together with his friends, they form the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts” to reform hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires. Meanwhile, bizarre and inexplicable crimes have been popping up one after another… Living an ordinary high school life in Tokyo during the day, the group maneuvers the metropolitan city as Phantom Thieves after hours. Let the curtain rise for this grand, picaresque story!
Style: rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: masked vigilante, friendship, double life, manipulation, fighting crime, mind control, dark past, crimes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, team, organized crime, danger, chases and races, coldhearted, escapades, rivalry, fate of humanity, supernatural, vigilante, corruption, adventure
Place: tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, suspenseful and serious films and TV series with plots about danger, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, supernatural, heroes and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Persona 5: The Animation: Darker Than Black (2007), Kemono Jihen (2021), Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009), Tokko (2006), World Trigger (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
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Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, investigation, escapades, top secret, fate of humanity, transformation, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Kemono Jihen (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate. While working the case, he befriends a strange ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric
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⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal, reincarnation, master warrior, danger, imaginary, save the world, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.5
 454
Tokko (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When 108 demons free themselves and start killing people, Special Public Safety Task Force, or "Tokko" for short, is formed to stop them. Some of the members have demons inside of them and can use them to enhance their own abilities.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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World Trigger (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!
Style: stylized, exciting, rough, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: paranormal phenomena, unlikely friendships, supernatural ability, super strength, danger, chaos and mayhem, investigation, uncover truth, top secret, escapades, fate of humanity, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, mystery, private detective, supernatural, rivalry, obsession, escapades, danger, crimes, superhuman powers, militant ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lord El-Melloi II Case Files: Rail Zeppelin Grace Note (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Waver Velvet – The boy who fought side by side with the King of Conquerors, Iskandar, during the Fourth Holy Grail War in Fate/Zero. Time has passed, and the mature Waver has now adopted the name of Lord El-Melloi II. As Lord El-Melloi II, he ...
Style: exciting, intense, suspenseful, semi serious, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Sacred Blacksmith (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This show is based on the light novel series by Isao Miura of the same name. Cecily Campbell is the only child of the famous Campbell family. When her father passes away she joins the prestigious Knight Guards to honour her family's legacy. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, entertaining, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 358
Strait Jacket (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
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Style: exciting, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, tense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, light, suspenseful ...
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Devil May Cry (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 288 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Street Fighter II: V (1995)
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Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yozakura Quartet (2008)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.0
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Blue Exorcist (2011)
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TV show
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 224
UQ Holder! (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
 3K
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: seinen, captivating, exciting, entertaining, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.1
 5K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, ghost, friends, youth, supernatural ability, rivalry, master warrior, shaman, samurai, contests and competitions, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many years in the future after the exploits of Yugi Mutou, Domino City has become a shadow of its former self: Neo Domino City. There lies a strong divide between the rich and the poor, and bridging that gap proves to be difficult. Neo Domino seems ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, futuristic, serious
Plot: rivalry, heroes, escapades, survival, danger, satellite, friendship, creature, power, card playing, cards, duel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
GARO -VANISHING LINE- (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: In a prosperous city named Russell City, an omen that threatens to shake its world begins to move within it. A man named Sword is the first to hear the first stirrings of the plot, and throws himself into a shadow war in order to expose it. His only ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 19K
Akame ga Kill! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Tatsumi travels to the capital of the Empire in order to earn money for his starving people and encounters a world of unimaginable depravity, dominated by the ruthless Prime Minister who controls the child Emperor. Tatsumi is recruited by ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.3
 80K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 4K
D.Gray-man (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Allen Walker, a young Exorcist with a cursed eye that can see the suffering of the Akumas created by The Millenium Earl, travels to England to the Headquarters of the exorcists, the Black Order, where his Master, General Cross Marian, has sent him ...
Style: exciting, emotional, suspense, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary, chosen one, save the day, young heroes, demon, friendship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%