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Another (2012)
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Another (2012)
Original name: アナザー
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: When Kouichi Sasakibara transfers to his new school, he can sense something frightening in the atmosphere of his new class, a secret none of them will talk about. At the center is the beautiful girl Mei Misaki. Kouichi is immediately drawn to her mysterious aura, but then he begins to realize that no one else in the class is aware of her presence.
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, offbeat, tense, bleak, odd, seinen ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, classmate, death, classmates, curses spells and rituals, school, curse, school life, teenage life, accidental death, danger, suspicion, encounter, imaginary, social relations, hospital, gore, morgue, nightmare, paranormal activity, accident, violence, suicide, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and stylized films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, imaginary, violence, murder, death and rivalry mostly in Animation, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like Another: Shiki (2010), Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013), Hell Girl (2005), When They Cry (2006), Elfen Lied (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sotobamura is a small village with around 1300 residents; so small the village isn't even connected to a single highway. An isolated village in which old customs, such as the burial of the dead, are still practiced. One day, the bodies of three ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, dark fantasy, imaginary, murder, danger, insanity, deadly, violence, desperation, mass murder, panic ...
Place: japan, asia
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86%
Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Heavenly Host Elementary School is a legendary elementary school for ghost stories due to its mysterious past. It was torn down following the murders and disappearances of several of its staff and students and now another school called Kisaragi ...
Style: dark, scary, disturbing, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, young heroes, youth, imaginary, survival, prank, curse, student, dark past, murder ...
Place: japan, asia
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take revenge by having other people sent to Hell via the ...
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, justice, supernatural, teenage boy, torment, grudge, heaven and hell, murder, danger, good versus evil, anguish, fear ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, student, torture, under the surface, psychic, village, fear, crimes, disappearance, mystery, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 30K
Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Diclonius, a mutated homo sapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possesses two horns in their heads, and has a "sixth sense" which gives it telekinetic abilities. Due to this ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, futuristic ...
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Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
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ERASED (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 264 min.
TV show
Story: Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist who has the ability to turn back time and prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he turns back time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his ...
Style: captivating, psychological, sentimental, tense, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: childhood, child abuse, time travel, serial killer, murder, friendship, death, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, abuse, supernatural, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, year 2006, year 1988
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.9
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Death Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: death, game of death, afterlife, memory loss, morality, heaven and hell, regret, gambling, fear, desperation, murder, reincarnation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 1K
Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood-C focuses on Saya Kisaragi, an outwardly normal girl who serves as the shrine maiden to a country town; in reality, she is a skilled swordswoman charged by her father to defeat Elder Bairns, monsters who feed on human blood. As her battles ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, imaginary, violence, village, deadly creature, good versus evil, sword, danger, school life, friendship, japanese schoolgirl, family relations ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Dusk Maiden of Amnesia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl named Yuuko Kanoe who reveals herself as a ghost ...
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, school, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted house, left to die, buried truth, love triangle, crimes, investigation, academy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to ...
Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, orphan, terrorism, hacker, human experiment, tragic hero, anti hero, tragedy, anti heroes, terrorist, childhood friend, police ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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 ...
Plot: supernatural, serial killer, mysterious character, nobody believes, evil force, murder, deadly, danger, high school, urban legend, alter ego, memories ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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. ...
Style: serious, mind bending, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.1
 10K
Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Mina Tepeş, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants her race to stop hiding from the humans. Using her vast wealth, she has paid off Japan's entire national debt and by doing so, gained the right to create a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Cross Academy is an elite boarding school with two separate, isolated classes: the Day Class and the Night Class. On the surface, Yuuki Cross and Zero Kiryuu are prefects of the academy, and attempt to keep order between the students as classes ...
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Vampire Princess Miyu (1997)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, imaginary, heroes, escapades, love and romance, supernatural, danger, hopes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Irregular at Magic High School (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In a world where magic is not a fairy tale but has existed for one hundred years siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba prepare to begin their studies at the elite Private Magic University Affiliated High School (Magic High School for short). Entering on ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Serial Experiments Lain (1998)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired".
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, mind bending ...
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Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Loveless (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka discovers that Soubi ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, yaoi, josei ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, mystery, supernatural ability, danger, teenage life, vengeance, friendship, death in the family, bdsm, family problems ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ...
Plot: mysterious character, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, mystery, danger, magic, encounter, stranger, paranormal activity, psychic, japanese mythology ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 7.0
 2K
Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Gastrea menyebar seperti api, membuat setiap wadah yang terinfeksi bermutasi dengan cepat, mendapatkan kekuatan baru dan kemampuan dengan setiap tahap perkembangan, bahkan saat mereka terus menyerang, membunuh dan menginfeksi beberapa host ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Plot: heroes, imaginary, plague, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, deadly, chases and races, supernatural, rivalry, monsters, post apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 7.8
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Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ken Kaneki is a bookworm college student who meets a girl names Rize at a cafe he frequents. They're the same age and have the same interests, so they quickly become close. Little does Kaneki know that Rize is a ghoul - a kind of monster that ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural, murder, danger, supernatural ability, deadly creature, youth, secret identity, friends, survival, hunt down, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo, east asia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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.
Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: supernatural ability, secret agents, future dystopia, supernatural, dark past, paranormal phenomena, danger, rivalry, fighting crime, investigation, escapades, transformation ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.5
 12K
Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 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 ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, inspirational ...
Plot: nature, legends and myths, mysterious character, supernatural, adventure, ghost, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, japanese mythology, escapades ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
From the New World (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Born into a world 1000 years in our future, Saki and her friends live in utopia. Not only is their idyllic community overflowing with resources, but technology is obsolete, thanks to a magical power that grants the ability to materialize anything. ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, enigmatic, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, coming of age, utopia, good versus evil, supernatural, society, danger, chaos, under the surface, uncover truth, monster, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 616
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: captivating, exciting, tense, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deal with the devil, save the day, prison, danger, coming of age, escapades, chaos, parallel world, imaginary, deadly, mysterious character, demon ...
Time: victorian era
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 4K
Blood+ (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Blood+, pronounced as "Blood Plus", is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, monster, supernatural, heroic mission, self discovery, destiny, gory, heroes, adventure, sword fight, rivalry, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fear(s) of the Dark (2007)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Several scary black-and-white animated segments in different styles appeal to our fear(s) of the dark.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: nightmare, nightmare comes true, danger, dangerous animal, cowardliness, dangerous attraction, couples, fear, ghost, monster, dog, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%