Movies and TV shows like Kino's Journey

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Kino's Journey (2003)
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Kino's Journey (2003)
Original name: キノの旅
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In this 13-part mini-series, Kino and her talking motorcycle Hermes travel around the world, visiting different countries for three days each in order to learn about each one.
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, thought provoking, road movie
Plot: social differences, young heroes, adventure, drifter, on the road, travel, heroes, adventurer, danger, society, escapades, super vehicle, rules and policies, motorcycle, talking animals, slice of life, youth, friends, hopes, oppression, slave, traveler, talking dog, gun, kingdom ...

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Most similar movies to Kino's Journey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, imaginary and young heroes mostly in Animation, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Kino's Journey: Magi (2012), No. 6 (2011), Violet Evergarden (2018), Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007), Galaxy Express 999 (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, supernatural, friendship, imaginary, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, youth, hopes, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
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No. 6 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the near future, most of mankind now lives in a handful of city states. There, for the privileged elite, life should be perfect. But for young Sion, life has become a nightmare since letting a strange boy spend the night in his apartment. ...
Style: yaoi, atmospheric, exciting, serious, bleak ...
Plot: social differences, future dystopia, uncover truth, plague, life turned upside down, conspiracy, society, secret organization, infected, fugitives, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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100%
Violet Evergarden (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The war is over, and Violet Evergarden needs a job. Scarred and emotionless, she takes a job as a letter writer to understand herself and her past.
Style: touching, serious, melancholic, reflective, harsh ...
Plot: love, female protagonist, loss of loved one, war, letter, typewriter, romance, self fulfillment, travel, post war, orphan, weapons ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, heroes, youth, battles, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, friends, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, tense
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, assassination attempt, master warrior, supernatural ability, heroic mission, deadly, supernatural, save the kingdom, adventure, danger, parents and children ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, obsessive quest, youth, escapades, family relations, friends, seaport, child in peril, parents and children, on the road, cult ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, rivalry, imaginary, young heroes, train, adventure, space and aliens, train ride, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
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66%
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Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, apocalypse, danger, good versus evil, wolf, legends and myths, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, androids and robots, parallel world ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Zoids: Chaotic Century, simply titled Zoids in Japan, is the first of four anime series based on the Zoids range of mecha model kits produced by TOMY. It is loosely adapted from the manga series Kiiju Shinseiki Zoido, which was created by Michiro ...
Style: stylized, serious, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, danger, youth, rescue, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.9
 657
Gatchaman (1972)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is a five-member superhero team that is composed of the main characters in several anime created by Tatsuo Yoshida and originally produced in Japan by Tatsunoko Productions and later adapted into several English-language ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, super sentai
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, bio weapon, danger, adventure, rivalry, youth, space and aliens, heroes, save the world, master villain, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, battles, imaginary, master villain, danger, young heroes, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, master warrior ...
Place: japan
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61%
 7.9
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Eureka Seven (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a Japanese mecha anime TV series by Bones. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his relationship with the enigmatic mecha pilot Eureka, ...
Style: serious, stylized, mecha, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, corruption, teenage life, commander, future dystopia, leadership, escapades, rescue ...
Time: future
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: friendship, adventure, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, supernatural, super weapon, young heroes, escapades, master warrior, youth, uninhibited rivalry ...
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61%
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.hack//Roots (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: .hack//Roots is a 26-episode anime series, animated by studio Bee Train, that sets as a prologue for the .hack//G.U. video games. It is the first .hack TV series broadcast in HDTV. It is set seven years after the events of the first two anime series ...
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, good versus evil, obsessive quest, rivalry, danger, imaginary, future dystopia, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Speed Racer: The Next Generation (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An animated TV series centered on the child of the legendary Speed Racer -- a young talent named after his father who enrolls in an academy for the fastest kids on Earth.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, heroes, rivalry, adventurer, danger, contests and competitions, escapades, adventure, race against time, car chase, car racing, automobile racing ...
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60%
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Last Exile (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Story: A richly romantic action-adventure fantasy, set in a world where retro-futuristic vehicles permeate the skies. Against this lavish background are the lives of young and heroic van ship sky porters - Claus and Lavie - who are forced to take on the ...
Style: serious, captivating, futuristic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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58%
 6.9
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.hack//SIGN (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: .hack follows several young players as they navigate the vast, mysterious MMORPG known as “The World” – a place, it turns out, that is sometimes impossible to leave.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, adventure, a.i., ghost, supernatural, time travel, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos, androids and robots, man versus machine ...
Time: year 2010, 2010s
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57%
 6.6
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Gravion (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The year is now 2041 AD. A new enemy called Zeravire suddenly appears in the solar system, destroying all military installations it comes across. However, a wealthy man named Klein Sandman is already aware of this planned invasion and had been ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: battle zone, alien encounter, killer robot, save the world, adventure, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, heroic mission, hopes, man versus machine, battles ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Battle of the Planets (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Battle of the Planets cast five young people as G-Force, consisting of Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny. G-Force protects Earth from planet Spectra and other attacks from beyond space. The most prominent field commander of the Spectra forces ...
Style: stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, outer space, escapades, space and aliens, youth, androids and robots, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, rescue, heroes, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
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56%
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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: future
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56%
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Penn Zero is not your average kid - every day he's zapped into another dimension with his friends to save the world.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
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Time: 2010s
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55%
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Basilisk (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the annihilation of the other and the staunch ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, tragic love, battles, martial arts, heroes, adventure, danger, romance, love affair, rivalry, escapades, female ninja ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, east asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Naruto the Movie: Legend of the Stone of Gelel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Naruto, Shikamaru, and Sakura are executing their mission of delivering a lost pet to a certain village. However, right in the midst of things, troops led by the mysterious knight, Temujin, attack them. In the violent battle, the three become ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
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54%
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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 ...
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54%
Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Corpse Princess is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshiichi Akahito. Premiering in Monthly Shōnen Gangan on April 12, 2005, the series centers around the "Corpse Princess" Makina Hoshimura, an undead girl who is ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Read or Die (2001)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 33 min.
TV show
Story: A young female agent with a powerful psionic power over paper must stop a plot for world destruction.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, adventure, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, rivalry, race against time, escapades, danger, apocalypse, superhero, superhuman powers ...
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Edward and Alphonse Elric's reckless disregard for alchemy's fun­damental laws ripped half of Ed's limbs from his body and left Al's soul clinging to a cold suit of armor. To restore what was lost, the brothers scour a war-torn ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, absurd, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alchemy, imaginary, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, escapades, evil, rivalry, rivals, heroes, supernatural, danger, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, supernatural, adventure, danger, imaginary, romance, escapades, rivalry, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, imaginary kingdom, escapades, rescue, danger, save the world, creature ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Future Boy Conan (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Post nuclear future. Earth has been almost completely submerged by oceans. Indastria, an hyper-technological isle, is the new world capital. Conan is the only survived boy in the attempt of a bunch of astronauts to escape the earth when nuke bombs ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, post apocalypse, extinction, super weapon, starting over, adventure, bittersweet, family relations, deadly weapon, siblings relations, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%