Movies and TV shows like Arc the Lad

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Arc the Lad (1999)
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Arc the Lad (1999)
Original name: アークザラッド
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Join Elk, the youngest member of the Hunters Guild, who finds himself propelled into an epic odyssey across a mysterious world in search of the enigmatic outlaw known as Arc The Lad. Together with the mysterious Lieza and the powerful warrior Shu, Elk must defeat a sinister organization that's creating half-human monsters and find his way to Arc, whom Elk believes responsible for the destruction of his village!
Plot: super strength, corruption, supernatural power, resistance, transformation
Time: 90s, 1990s

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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