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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.
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, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense, offbeat, seinen, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, mysterious character, classmate, death, classmates, school, curses spells and rituals, curse, danger, teenage life, school life, accidental death, imaginary, hospital, gore, suspicion, graduation, encounter, paranormal activity, violence, suicide, friendship, sport, acceptance, accident ...
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 suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films and TV series with plots about danger, supernatural, violence, supernatural ability, rivalry, deadly and blood mostly in Animation, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Another: Shiki (2010), Hell Girl (2005), When They Cry (2006), Elfen Lied (2004), Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Place: japan, asia
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, torture, under the surface, student, psychic, village, fear, mass murder, crimes, disappearance, mystery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.0
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Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
Plot: split personality, supernatural, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, mutant, sadism, social misfits, childhood trauma, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, evil, gore ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
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: scary, serious, dark, disturbing, sadistic ...
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Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, tense, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: childhood, time travel, serial killer, child abuse, friendship, murder, abuse, death, kidnapping, dysfunctional family, supernatural, disappearance ...
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Place: japan
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Natsume's Book of Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Natsume Takashi has the ability to see spirits, which he has long kept secret. However, once he inherits a strange book that belonged to his deceased grandmother, Reiko, he discovers the reason why spirits surround him.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, shoujo
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.9
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
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Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: serious, tense, rough, exciting, twists and turns ...
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Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, offbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Boogiepop Never Laughs: Boogiepop Phantom (2000)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Style: serious, mind bending, stylized, suspenseful, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Vampire Knight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
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Style: captivating, serious, exciting, offbeat, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: mind bending, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
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Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, imaginary, supernatural ability, love and romance, danger, rivalry, supernatural, hopes, escapades, heroes, good versus evil, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Terror in Resonance (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: psychological, touching, tragic ending, bleak, suspenseful ...
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.0
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Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.5
 11K
Mushi-Shi (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, escapades, mystery, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 7.2
 7K
Gantz (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Gantz is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Gantz tells the story of Kei Kurono and his friend Masaru Kato who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumous "game" in which they and several other ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, save the world, danger, rivalry, alien encounter, paralysis, deadly weapon, afterlife, heroes, deadly, chases and races, gory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 637
Loveless (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, josei ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, teenage life, vengeance, friendship, death in the family, bdsm, memory loss ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.7
 2K
XXXHOLiC (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, grownups ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
From the New World (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: apocalypse, coming of age, good versus evil, society, danger, supernatural, chaos, utopia, under the surface, uncover truth, adventure, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 372
Gilgamesh (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Story: Over a decade ago, a group of scientists carried out experiments at the Tomb of Gilgamesh, the supposed resting place of the demigod subject of an ages-old myth. After the work at the "Heaven's Gate" facility was abruptly halted, a ...
Style: serious, cynical, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, supernatural, who to trust, chaos, uninhibited rivalry, future dystopia, apocalypse, rivalry, escapades, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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