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The World Ends With You: The Animation (2021)
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The World Ends With You: The Animation (2021)
Original name: すばらしきこのせかい The Animation
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Neku awakens in the middle of Shibuya's bustling Scramble Crossing with no memory of how he got there. Little does he know, he's been transported to an alternate plane of existence known as the Underground. Now an unwilling participant in the mysterious "Reapers' Game," Neku must partner up with a girl named Shiki in order to survive...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, contemplative
Audience: kids
Plot: survival, monster, supernatural, battles, psychic power, afterlife, teenage life, adventure, martial arts, magical, vengeance, youth, friendship, violence, heroes, friends, warrior, supernatural ability, super strength, good versus evil, chase, creature, society, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, humorous and tense films and TV series with plots about youth, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, escapades, good versus evil and adventure mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The World Ends With You: The Animation: Shaman King (2021), UQ Holder! (2017), Naruto (2002), Gleipnir (2020), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shaman King (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Shaman King is the one who can contact the king of spirits and reshape the world. Every 500 years, shamans, who can commune between the worlds of the living and dead, compete in the Shaman Fight to become the next Shaman King. Among those ...
Style: suspense, captivating, contemplative, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super strength, death, tournament, supernatural, shaman, good versus evil, violence, ambition, friends, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, evil force ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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UQ Holder! (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In the decade since the world became aware of the existence of magic, the world has undergone massive upheaval. However, a boy named Tōta lives in seclusion in a rural town far removed from these changes. His ordinary life is highlighted by his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, tense, humorous
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: mentor, friendship, friends, team, training, teenage life, imaginary, buddies, supernatural ability, good versus evil, young heroes, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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91%
 8.3
 80K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, warrior, master warrior, heroes, danger, good versus evil, training, adventure, determination, ninja, friendship, friends ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Gleipnir (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shuichi Kagaya is an ordinary high school kid in a boring little town. But when a beautiful classmate is caught in a warehouse fire, he discovers a mysterious power: he can transform into a furry dog with an oversized revolver and a zipper down his ...
Style: ecchi, seinen, captivating, light, psychological thriller
Plot: monster, supernatural, creature, combat, school, high school life, school life, romance, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chosen one, supernatural ability, magical, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, friendship, good versus evil, warrior, heroes, peril, pride and honor, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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100%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal is a Japanese manga and anime series and the third main spin-off series of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. The manga began serialization in Shueisha's V-Jump magazine from December 2010 and is licensed in North America by Viz Media. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, memory loss, supernatural, youth, human host, young heroes, escapades, friendship ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Metal Fight Beyblade is a Japanese manga created by Takafumi Adachi. It is also an anime production based on the original. It is currently being serialized by the monthly CoroCoro Comic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, super weapon, save the day, young heroes, adventure, rivalry, master villain, imaginary, danger, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 112
Aquarion Evol (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The protagonists live on a planet called Vega, while most of the antagonists originate from its "sister planet", Altair. The main character, Amata Sora, a young man that has kept his ability to fly a secret since youth, meets a girl named ...
Style: captivating, emotional, twists and turns, touching, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, space and aliens, fall in love, heroic mission, danger, supernatural, friendship, rivalry, battles, teenage love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 8.0
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Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, supernatural, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 327
11 Eyes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Satsuki Kakeru lost his sister by suicide and has been living a dull life ever since then. One day, he is transported into a bizarre world "Red Night" along with his friend Minase Yuka. In order to survive and escape from Red Night, he ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, youth, teenage life, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, supernatural ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, creature, violence, rescue, heroes, friends, characters in danger, supernatural, deadly creature, courage, mission ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Pokémon Origins (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Serving as a more faithful adaptation of the Pokémon Red and Blue games, the story follows a young boy named Red who begins a journey with his Pokémon partner, Charmander, as he seeks to capture all the known Pokémon in the Kanto region and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: monster, championship, contests and competitions, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, chase, danger, young heroes, friends, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 645
Pandora Hearts (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Oz Vessalius, heir to one of the duke houses, has just turned fifteen. His life is rich and carefree, darkened only by the constant absence of his father. At his coming-of-age ceremony, however, everything changes. For no reason that he can discern, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 8.1
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: heroic, exciting, stylized, comic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mr Love: Queen's Choice (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A girl inherits a company that is almost bankrupt from her late father. Lacking the funds, she must now become the producer herself in order to save the company from collapse. During her work, she meets four boys—financial expert Zen, the idol ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
NARUTO Spin-Off: Rock Lee & His Ninja Pals (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Welcome to the Hidden Leaf Village. The village where Uzumaki Naruto, star of the TV show "Naruto" makes his home. Every day, countless powerful ninjas carry out missions and train to hone their skills. Our main character is one of these ...
Style: funny, humorous, exciting, light, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: ninja, young heroes, master warrior, super speed, teaching the ways of the world, good versus evil, danger, training, ninja master, friendship, magical, mentor ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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
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Time: 19th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dr. Ramune: Mysterious Disease Specialist (2021)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
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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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Certain Scientific Accelerator (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After rescuing Last Order and subsequently taking a bullet to the head, Academy City’s top-ranked esper rests in the hospital. But Accelerator’s recovery is cut short when a mysterious girl carrying a photo of his little clone companion asks for ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, humorous
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, fight, ambition, teenage boy, violence, villain, supernatural, super strength, death, heroes, magical, betrayal ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side: Sword Oratoria (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After having descended upon this world, the gods have created guilds where adventurers can test their mettle. These guilds, known as "familia," grant adventurers the chance to explore, gather, hunt, or simply enjoy themselves. The Sword ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, absurd, light
Plot: friendship, danger, rivalry, violence, adventure, escapades, youth, society, redemption, dishonesty, sword, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gormiti: The Lords of Nature Return (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The show follows two brothers, Nick and Toby, who discover that they have the power to transform into powerful creatures known as Gormitis. Now it's up to them and their friends to save their world, and many others, from destruction.
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, suspense, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural ability, friendship, young heroes, danger, supernatural, rivalry, youth, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Yozakura Quartet (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yozakura Quartet is a Japanese manga created by Suzuhito Yasuda that began publishing by Kodansha in 2006, and was then published in the US by Del Rey in 2008. The series was animated in Japan and aired from October 2 to December 18, 2008; it ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, teenage life, superhuman powers, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
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 ⇓
41%
Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his capture for attempted assassination of the Raikage, leader of Kumogakure, as well as killing Jōnin from Kirigakure and Iwagakure, Naruto is imprisoned in Hōzukijou: A criminal containment facility known as the Blood Prison. Mui, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, prison life, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ability, crimes, master warrior, deadly, heroes, danger, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Gegege no Kitarou (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In the Japanese modern era, almost all people have forgotten about Youkai.
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, light
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, demon, rivalry, friendship, youth, adventure, team, heroes, escapades, determination, imaginary, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
RedaKai: Conquer the Kairu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Ky, a 15-year-old student of ancient martial arts, who embarks on an epic quest to find the Kairu, a primordial alien energy source. Aided by his friends Maya and Boomer, Ky travels the world searching for the Kairu while ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, supernatural, young heroes, friendship, danger, rivalry, super weapon, escapades, master warrior, youth, uninhibited rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, youth, heroes, good versus evil, battles, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, friends, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.8
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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
Plot: supernatural ability, good versus evil, rescue, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, deadly, undercover, master warrior, assassination, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Karakuri Circus (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Narumi is certain that Masaru will be kidnapped by wooden puppets with supernatural strength after fighting them with all his strength. Masaru inherited his father's wealth which has brought many enemies out of the shadows, too many for Narumi ...
Style: dark fantasy, exciting, intense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teamwork, master servant relationship, kidnapping, bounty hunter, massacre, puppet, martial arts, circus, secret organization, adventure, supernatural, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%