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Overlord: The Dark Hero (2017)
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Overlord: The Dark Hero (2017)
Original name: 【後編】劇場版総集編 オーバーロード 漆黒の英雄
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The second recap film of season 1 of the anime TV series Overlord, covering episodes 8 to 13.
Style: exciting, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: magic, game, supernatural, monster, vengeance, violence, heroes, death, killings, supernatural ability, good versus evil, chase, evil, fear, supernatural power, murder, creature, mission, victim, curses spells and rituals, loss, rivalry, rescue, peril, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, exciting and suspenseful films with plots about supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, chase, good versus evil, violence and vengeance mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Overlord: The Dark Hero: Overlord: The Undead King (2017), Scar on the Praeter (2021), Fog Hill of Five Elements (2020), Dies Irae (2017), Boogiepop and Others (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense, unusual plot structure ...
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Time: 21st century
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Overlord: The Undead King (2017)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The first recap film of season 1 of the anime TV series Overlord, covering episodes 1 to 7. In the year 2138, the popular online VR game Yggdrasil is quietly shut down one day. However, the player Momonga decides to not log out and is transformed ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: game, magic, supernatural, adventure, creature, tough guy, martial arts, warrior, superhero, courage, fight, transformation ...
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Scar on the Praeter (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the wake of a rebellion in the Akatsuki Special Ward of Tokyo, agents known as the Scard rise up to become the protectors of peace. With Divine Tattoos that each possess unique powers, they’ll have to fight to preserve their own definitions of ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, contemplative, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: combat, supernatural, creature, revenge, society, obsessive quest, vengeance, murder, peril, evil, killings, loss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hakuoki - Demon of the Fleeting Blossom – Wild Dance of Kyoto (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Chizuru Yukimura comes to Edo-period Kyoto searching for her missing father, she witnesses a bloody murder by crazed members of the Shinsengumi - the shogunate's secret police and supposed peacekeepers. Taken into custody after seeing ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fog Hill of Five Elements (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: China
Duration: 28 min.
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Story: A legend tells that a long time ago, monsters could give the ability to certain elected officials to master the five elements. But for that, you have to go through the dangerous foggy mountains... We follow the adventures of one of these elected ...
Style: exciting, scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: fantasy world, supernatural, martial arts, combat, demon, violence, curses spells and rituals, peril, characters in danger, supernatural power, society, chase ...
Time: 21st century
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Dies Irae (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: On May 1, 1945 in Berlin, as the Red Army raises the Soviet flag over the Reichskanzlei, a group of Nazi officers conduct a ritual. For them, the slaughter in the city is nothing but the perfect ritual sacrifice in order to bring back the Order of ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: magic, supernatural, demon, teenager, violence, chase, supernatural ability, characters in danger, peril, supernatural power, paranormal, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boogiepop and Others (2019)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving ...
Style: seinen, psychological, contemplative, scary, captivating ...
Plot: high school, supernatural, alter ego, murderer, ogre, urban legend, angel of death, monster, high school student, grim reaper, chase, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Concrete Revolutio (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The stage is set in "another Japan" as a banquet of diverse superhumans unfolds... In an imaginary "age of gods" about 20 years after the war, Japan has grown and developed by leaps and bounds. What if all the superhumans ever ...
Style: feel good, exciting, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
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Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that he's the son of Satan, a young man must join the True Cross Academy in order to master his abilities and defeat Satan himself.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: demon, brother brother relationship, exorcist, violence, supernatural power, supernatural ability, deadly creature, paranormal, peril, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Max Steel Team Turbo: Fusion Tek (2016)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Story: Max and Steel face their greatest challenge ever. When Max's greatest enemies unite to take down N-Tek and conquer Copper Canyon, Max and Steel realize that they can't save the day on their own. It's time to form a new team of heroes ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, contemplative ...
Audience: kids
Plot: superhero, rescue, fictional war, giant creature, good versus evil, youth, tough guy, chase, warrior, mission, race against time, giant robots ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Story: So long as people have hearts, there will be those with worries and concerns. Those hearts are then invaded by something strange, causing them to show strange physical symptoms. These ailments, called "mysterious diseases," exist unseen to ...
Style: suspense, contemplative, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Super Collaboration Special!! (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 43 min.
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Style: light, semi serious, serious, exciting, captivating
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 2: Eternal (2012)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As the young girls have discovered the truth about the cruel fate of a magical girl, one magical girl after another is destroyed. Throughout it all, there is one magical girl who continues to fight alone - Homura Akemi. Puella Magi Madoka Magica the ...
Style: dark fantasy, tense, contemplative, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: magical girl, magic, surrealism, schoolgirl, teenage girl, wish come true, apocalypse, mother daughter relationship, time travel, friendship, good versus evil, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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Genre: Animation, Horror
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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