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Kokkoku, Moment by Moment (2018)
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Kokkoku, Moment by Moment (2018)
Original name: 刻刻
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In order to save her brother and nephew who have been kidnapped by a mysterious religious group known as the Genuine Love Society, Juri and her family cast a spell using a stone hidden by her grandfather to enter the world of stopped time known as Stasis. However, when they infiltrate the kidnapper's base, they're met by other people who can also move about freely. With grotesque creatures lurking about, will they be able to escape the parallel world and return to their normal lives?!
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: creature, parallel world, stopped time, artifact, encounter, time travel, loneliness, supernatural, time loop, abduction, parents and children, destiny, salvation, moral dilemma, life philosophy, family secret, blackmail, life & death, human relationship, blackmailer, tragic event, ransom demand, search and rescue, spell

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, mystery, murder, ghost, supernatural power and death mostly in Animation, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Kokkoku, Moment by Moment: Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010), XXXHOLiC (2005), Kakegurui (2017), Death Note (2006), Mushi-Shi (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In order to help a friend possessed by a spirit, Ozawa Haruka knocks on the door of her university's movie research association. There she meets Saitou Yakumo, a rude, unkempt young man with a red left eye, who is said to have spiritual powers. ...
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Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, investigation, mysterious place, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, college, college life, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuki Subaru, an ordinary high school student, is on his way home from the convenience store when he finds himself transported to another world. As he's lost and confused in a new world where he doesn't even know left from right, the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.7
 2K
XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-schooler, is troubled by monsters and spirits who are magically attracted to him. However, nobody else can see them but him. One day, Watanuki stumbles into a shop that grants wishes, and encounters Yuko Ichihara, a ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, semi serious, scary ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.2
 6K
Kakegurui (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hyakkaou Private Academy. An institution for the privileged with a very peculiar curriculum. You see, when you're the sons and daughters of the wealthiest of the wealthy, it's not athletic prowess or book smarts that keep you ahead. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Movie in collections
 9.0
 262K
Death Note (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, bleak ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.5
 12K
Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as "Mushi". Their existence and appearance are ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Boogiepop Phantom is a twelve-episode anime television series produced by Madhouse Studios, based on the Boogiepop light novel series by Kouhei Kadono, particularly that of Boogiepop and Others and Boogiepop At Dawn. The series is directed by ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Somali and the Forest Spirit (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The world is ruled by spirits, goblins, and all manner of strange creatures. Human beings are persecuted, to the very point of extinction. One day, a golem and a lone human girl meet. This is a record of the pair, one a member of a ruined race, the ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, dark fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 684
SCHOOL-LIVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.9
 1K
.hack//SIGN (2002)
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (2009)
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TV show
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Style: motivational, suspenseful, touching, captivating, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Blast of Tempest (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
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TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious, stylized
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3K
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.5
 763
Penguindrum (2011)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Movie in collections
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ERASED (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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TV show
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Style: captivating, psychological, psychological thriller, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, year 2006, year 1988
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.6
 6K
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 291
Big Order (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 511
Broken Saints (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 720 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
 1K
Ghost Hunt (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious occurrences all over Japan with a team of other ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat, mind bending ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%