Movies and TV shows like Baki the Grappler

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Baki the Grappler (2001)
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Baki the Grappler (2001)
Original name: グラップラー刃牙
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Baki Hanma is a young fighter who yearns to follow in the footsteps of his father, Yujiro, and become the strongest fighter in the world. Through that he trains tirelessly and fights constantly to hone his skills and develop his body to achieve these goals. Many intense battles lay ahead of Baki as he goes about his quest to be the best and ultimately take the title of "King" from his father.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: martial arts, battles, opponent, fight, violence, wrestler, tournament, surrealism, match, cruelty, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, martial artist, showdown, combat, rivals, fight for supremacy, brutality, power, blood, beating, scar, battle, punch, kicked in the face ...

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Baki (2018)
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Duration: 45 min.
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Story: The protagonist, Baki Hanma, trains with an intense focus to become strong enough to surpass his father, Yujiro Hanma, the strongest fighter in the world. Five of the world's most violent and brutal death row inmates are gathering to face Baki. ...
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Tiger Mask W (2016)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Legends of the Dark King: A Fist of the North Star Story (2008)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The world has been reduced to a wasteland, populated by desperate villagers, marauding bandits, and ruthless warriors. One such warrior, Raoh, dares to challenge the Demon King.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, tense, serious ...
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Time: future, 2000s
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
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Shigurui: Death Frenzy (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Shigurui is a manga series written by Norio Nanjo and illustrated by Takayuki Yamaguchi, based on the first chapter of the novel Suruga-jō Gozen Jiai by Norio Nanjō. An animated television adaptation, based on the first 32 chapters of the manga, ...
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Ikkitousen (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
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Story: In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring ...
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TV show
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