Movies and TV shows like Another

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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, bleak, tense, offbeat, scary, serious
Plot: classmates, supernatural, mysterious character, death, curse, school, teenage life, danger, accidental death, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, hospital, junior high school, paranormal activity, encounter, graduation, suspicion, friendship, acceptance, accident, student life, odd, doll, morgue, school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: japan, asia

Most similar movies to Another

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, stylized and exciting films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, ghost and death mostly in Animation, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Another: Hell Girl (2005), When They Cry (2006), Corpse Party: Tortured Souls (2013), Shiki (2010), Blood-C (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hell Girl (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
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: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: vengeance, teenage boy, torment, grudge, murder, justice, good versus evil, teenage girl, fear, anguish, supernatural power, danger ...
Place: japan, asia
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100%
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, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, village, torture, fear, danger, psychic, psychopath, paranoia, mass murder, psycho killer, rage, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: dungeon, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: serious, scary, dark, disturbing, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, danger, survival, youth, young heroes, imaginary, mystery, dark past, curse, killer child, ghost child ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Shiki (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, serious, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, supernatural, deadly, village, dark fantasy, life after death, paranormal phenomena, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, zombie, death ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.3
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Blood-C (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, blood, violence, high school, deadly, imaginary, deadly creature, escapades, heroes, young heroes, parents and children, village ...
Place: japan, asia
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100%
 8.5
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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: atmospheric, psychological, serious, bleak, inspirational
Plot: legends and myths, nature, mysterious character, ghost, danger, imaginary, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, life is a bitch, mystery, good versus evil ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Paranoia Agent (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Story: The infamous Shounen Bat (Lil' Slugger) is terrorizing the residents of Musashino City. Flying around on his rollerblades and beating people down with a golden baseball bat, the assailant seems impossible to catch—much less understand. His ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: who done it, stalking, investigation, murder, danger, monster, mind game, mysterious character, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Psychic Detective Yakumo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural ability, mysterious character, college, mystery, supernatural, friendship, college life, student life, uncover truth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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.
Plot: ghost, supernatural, human animal relationship, orphan, friendship, school, secret, spirit, cat, healing, japanese culture, slice of life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Princess Miyu (1997)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, love triangle, rivalry, supernatural, destiny, hopes, escapades, love and romance, drive away ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
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Berserk (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Spurred by the flame raging in his heart, the Black Swordsman Guts continues his seemingly endless quest for revenge. Standing in his path are heinous outlaws, delusional evil spirits, and a devout child of god. Even as it chips away at his life, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, disturbing, rough
Plot: supernatural, demon, murder, violence, death, military, danger, sword, blood, anger, deadly, hate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Serial Experiments Lain (1998)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 316 min.
Story: Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired".
Style: psychological, mind bending, atmospheric, bleak, serious ...
Plot: suicide, computers and web, computer, cyberpunk, youth, hacker, ghost, fictional reality, classmates, heroes, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Supernatural The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: After losing their mother to a demon, two brothers grow up fighting supernatural beings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, obsessive quest, family relations, ghost, danger, family in danger, supernatural ability, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals, deadly, haunted by the past, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
 8.0
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Death Parade (2015)
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
Plot: death, afterlife, bar, life after death, game, desperation, morality, pain, bartender, memory, fear, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Deadman Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Death is the main attraction in Deadman Wonderland, from the studio that brought you Samurai Champloo and Ergo Proxy. Ganta is the only survivor after a mysterious man in red slaughters a classroom full of teenagers. He’s framed for the carnage, ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, tense, harsh ...
Plot: young heroes, prison, uncover truth, supernatural, power of media, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, future dystopia, false accusation, frame up, reward, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Lunar Legend Tsukihime (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Shiki Tohno is a boy who, after an accident as a child, is able to see strange lines coming from objects and people. He has to wear special glasses to stop seeing them. If he cuts some of these lines, he destroys people connected to them. One day he ...
Style: gothic, offbeat, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, reincarnation, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, heroes, imaginary, supernatural ability, mystery, supernatural, deadly, haunted by the past, danger ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, ghost, nobody believes, terrorizing, danger, evil force, deadly, murder, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When Yadomi Jinta was a child, he was a central piece in a group of close friends. In time, however, these childhood friends drifted apart, and when they became high school students, they had long ceased to think of each other as friends. One of ...
Style: sentimental, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: supernatural, ghost, friendship, friends, estrangement, redemption, youth, reunion, teenage life, hopes, imaginary, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 2K
Black Bullet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: heroes, danger, supernatural, deadly creature, imaginary, deadly, chases and races, rivalry, monsters, post apocalyptic, curses spells and rituals, plague ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.1
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: comic, exciting, stylized, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, heroic mission, martial arts, evil force, danger, teenage life, death, imaginary, ghost, destiny, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 27K
Tokyo Ghoul (2014)
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 ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, danger, dark fantasy, murder, secret identity, friends, deadly creature, survival, supernatural ability, hunt down, youth, crimes ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 11K
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 ...
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, adventure, danger, monster, suffering, heroic mission, unlikely partners, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, imaginary, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 1K
Blood Lad (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Staz is a vampire from the surreal "Demon World", and Fuyumi, an ordinary girl, accidentally wanders into the Demon World through a portal. Subsequently after meeting each other, Fuyumi is killed by a carnivorous plant and turned into a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, danger, friendship, battles, love and romance, king, fantasy world, demon
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 1K
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: semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, mysterious character, mystery, paranormal activity, supernatural, witch, stranger, grownups, danger, encounter, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, youth, transformation, secret, everyday life, loss of parent, loss of family member, friends, curses spells and rituals, accident, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
 3K
Monogatari (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The Monogatari Series revolves around on Koyomi Araragi, a third-year high school student who survived a vampire attack, and finds himself helping some girls involved with all kinds of apparitions, deities, ghosts, mythological beasts, and spirits.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, young heroes, ghost, teenage life, teenage love, vampire, classmates, high school life, romance, supernatural romance, cure, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 8.0
 27K
Elfen Lied (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: split personality, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, social misfits, experiment gone awry, evil, mutant, suffering, memory loss, childhood trauma, gore ...
Time: future, near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 652
3x3 Eyes (1991)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a young man named Yakumo Fuuji, who through a strange series of events becomes the immortal slave of the last of a race of 3 Eyed immortals. The immortal absorbs his soul to save his life, making him immortal in the process. Now, he ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, imaginary, escapades, heroes, rivalry, danger, high school, zombie, supernatural, high school life, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 6K
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: scary, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: paralysis, witch, crimes, chases and races, heroes, space and aliens, alien encounter, assassination, homeless, supernatural, self involved, classmates ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Darker Than Black (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Anime television series created, directed and written by Tensai Okamura and animated by Bones.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: supernatural ability, dark past, spirit, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, future dystopia, organized crime, fighting crime, law enforcement, fear, rivalry, spy ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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