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Afro Samurai (2007)
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Afro Samurai (2007)
Original name: Afro Samurai Gekijouban
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan.In the Afro Samurai world there are many headbands and they signify the best fighters in the world. If a person should hold number 1, they are referred to as a god among combatants, killers, and assassins. Afro Samurai's father was number one. That was until a cowboy mutant gunslinger named Justice shot him in the head. Now as number two, Afro seeks sweet, pure, and bloody revenge.
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, exciting, serious, stylized, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: samurai, sexual activity, death, danger, african american, vengeance, adventure, deadly, killings, master warrior, imaginary, escapades, martial arts, anti hero, ghost, lone wolves, supernatural, sword fight, conscience, one man army, fight to the death, anti heroes, fighting in the air, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan

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Most similar movies to Afro Samurai

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, adventure, master warrior and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Afro Samurai: Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009), Samurai Champloo (2004), Samurai Jack (2001), Ninja Scroll (1993), Bleach (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, hate, master warrior, crimes, supernatural, adventure, escapades, lone wolves, danger, mortal combat ...
Time: future
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia, tokyo
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Samurai Champloo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mugen is a ferocious, animalistic warrior with a fighting style inspired by break-dancing. Jin is a ronin samurai who wanders the countryside alone. They may not be friends, but their paths continually cross. And when ditzy waitress Fuu gets ...
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, atmospheric, ethnic humor ...
Plot: samurai, adventure, martial arts, danger, pride and honor, friendship, master warrior, obsessive quest, katana, on the road, hip hop, journey ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, feudal japan, okinawa japan
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Samurai Jack (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Made by Genndy Tartakovsky, this animated series tells the story of a great warrior displaced to the distant future by the evil shape-shifting wizard Aku. The world has become a bleak place under the rule of Aku, segregated into fantastic tribes and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: samurai, master warrior, time travel, martial arts, good versus evil, sword and sorcery, villain, warrior, violence, heroic mission, ancient, sword fight ...
Time: future
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100%
 7.9
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Ninja Scroll (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic, stylized, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, martial arts, samurai, master warrior, supernatural, demon, violence, heroes, good versus evil, duel, graphic violence, monster ...
Time: middle ages, ancient times
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan, tokyo
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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: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, danger, heroic mission, martial arts, supernatural ability, heroic, death, good versus evil, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: warrior, heroes, friends, master warrior, rivalry, friendship, danger, ninja, adventure, training, good versus evil, orphan ...
Place: japan
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Naruto Shippuden (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, saga
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: heroes, master warrior, supernatural ability, team, friendship, young heroes, ninja, villain, good versus evil, mission, adventure, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Hellsing Ultimate (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Hellsing, a secret organization of the British government, have long been battling supernatural threats to keep the people safe from the creatures of the night. The current leader, Integra Wingates Hellsing, controls her own personal army to ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, dark humor, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, danger, gunfight, immortality, monster, dark fantasy, good versus evil, imaginary, vampire hunter, anti heroes, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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New Fist of the North Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: In the 21st century, a nuclear war turned most of the Earth's surface into a desert wasteland, which also resulted in the contamination of the Earth's water supply. A man named Sanga has built the fortified haven of the "Last ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.7
 29K
Berserk (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guts, a man who calls himself "The Black Swordsman" looks upon his days serving as a member of a group of mercenaries, the Band of the Hawk, nicknamed "the Grim Reaper of the Battlefield." Led by an ambitious, ruthless, and ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, dark, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragic hero, dark fantasy, battles, vengeance, danger, one man army, mercenary, massacre, supernatural, heroes, destiny, military ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dororo (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, demon, supernatural, violence, curse, ronin, friendship, adventure, danger, losing-it hero, uncover truth, swordsman ...
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Fist of the North Star (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, History, Horror
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Blade of the Immortal is a Japanese manga series by Hiroaki Samura. The series is set in Japan during the mid-Tokugawa Shogunate period and follows the cursed samurai Manji, who has to kill 1000 evil men in order to regain his mortality. The manga ...
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, tense, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Horror
Country: Japan
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32%
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Duration: 24 min.
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fate/Zero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: War of the Holy Grail - Pursuing the power of the "Holy Grail" which grants a miracle, this is a contest in which seven magi summon seven Heroic Spirits to compete for it. In that battle whose conclusion was postponed three times, now, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious
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