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, Adventure, Action, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about supernatural power, super strength, heroes, good versus evil, danger, adventure and superhero mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Arc the Lad: X-Men (2011), Wolverine and the X-Men (2008), The Big O (1999), The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977), Dragon Ball GT (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X-Men (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, mutant, supernatural, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, danger, genetically altered, supernatural ability, heroes, track down ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, asia
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95%
Wolverine and the X-Men (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Wolverine and the X-Men was an American cartoon series by Marvel Animation. It is the fourth animated adaptation of the X-Men characters, the other three being Pryde of the X-Men, X-Men: The Animated Series, and X-Men: Evolution.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
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Time: 2000s
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85%
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The Big O (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Big O is a Japanese animated television series created by director Kazuyoshi Katayama and writer Chiaki J. Konaka for Sunrise. The writing staff was assembled by the series' head writer, Chiaki J. Konaka who is known for his work in the ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The All-New Super Friends Hour is an American animated television series about a team of superheroes which ran from September 10, 1977, to September 2, 1978, on ABC. It was produced by Hanna-Barbera and is based on the Justice League and associated ...
Plot: teenage superhero, superhero team, superhero, twins, superheroine, surrealism, super villain, alien, transformation, supernatural power, wonder woman character, superman character ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.8
 24K
Dragon Ball GT (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years have passed since Goku left his friends and family to hone his skills. But Goku soon finds himself helpless against the mystical power of the Dragon Balls and an accidental wish made by the devious Emperor Pilaf. His desire; that Goku once ...
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80%
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Generator Gawl (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gawl, Koji, and Ryo, three young scientists from the future, time travel to early 21st-century Japan to stop a terrible threat from undoing civilization. As they fight against time, their quest disrupts the lives of the townspeople, and the trio ...
Plot: time travel, mutant, transformation
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73%
 8.3
 15K
Gurren Lagann (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people build their homes and raise domestic animals in subterranean caverns. As a result, they live in fear of the occasional earthquake and cave-in, and have been for hundreds of years. Jeeha is one such village. One day, a ...
Style: exciting, mecha, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroes, beast, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, future dystopia, survival, isolation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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68%
Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year Future Century 60, the Earth's elite have departed from the polluted planet to live in orbiting space colonies, each nation with its own. Below them live the commoners, people who try hard to make a living in the dingy cities and ...
Style: mecha
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Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, comic, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: super strength, friendship, superhero, training, heroism, school, teamwork, fight, supernatural power, super villain, high school, rivalry ...
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59%
 6.7
 72
Project ARMS (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Seraph of the End (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Elemental Gelade (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized
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54%
 8.1
 44K
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
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50%
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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TV show
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TV show
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Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hunter X Hunter OVA (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After reuniting with Gon and his friends, Kurapika explained to them the risks he bears because of his abilities. Believing that his target of revenge is no longer alive and the search for his fallen comrade's eyes could truly begin, Kurapika ...
Style: captivating, serious, exciting, suspense
Plot: mystery killer, super strength, transformation, hunter, murder, supernatural power, virtual reality, terrorist, criminal organization, friendship, betrayal, revenge ...
Place: japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Avengers: United They Stand (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, superhuman powers, imaginary, heroic mission, heroes, partners, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens, danger, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Law of Ueki (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Law of Ueki is a Japanese manga series by Tsubasa Fukuchi. It was first serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday in 2002 and ended in 2005. Sixteen tankōbon volumes was compiled and published by Shogakukan. An anime adaptation was ...
Style: entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 4K
Samurai 7 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, futuristic, epic, stylized, adult animation
Plot: samurai, master warrior, martial arts, rescue, adventure, righting the wronged, heroic mission, society, hopes, fighting crime, future dystopia, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Star Wars Resistance (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot for the Resistance, is tasked with a top secret mission to investigate the First Order, a growing threat in the galaxy.
Style: colourful, futuristic, disturbing, twists and turns
Audience: kids
Plot: space opera, resistance, star wars, adventure, good versus evil, space wars, teamwork, outer space, robot, battles, mysterious character, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
G.I. Joe: Resolute (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: G.I. JOE is a highly trained, classified special operations unit composed of men and women from around the globe. G.I. JOE: RESOLUTE, the raging battle between G.I. JOE and COBRA has never been more intense. Every life is at stake… and even the ...
Style: reboot
Plot: swat team, u.s. military, covert, surrealism
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zenki the Demon Prince (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Zenki is a Japanese manga series written by Kikuhide Tani and illustrated by Yoshihiro Kuroiwa. It was serealized in the Shueisha publication, Monthly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 1996. Zenki was adapted into a fifty-one episode anime television series ...
Plot: magic, demon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: She's a thief. A killer. A saint and a scandal. She's whatever you need her to be to get the job done. She's Fujiko Mine, the slinky, sultry thread that holds Lupin III's crew together -- and this is the heist that started it all.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: master thief, escape, friendship, fall in love, heist, girls with guns, police officer, thief, male female relationship, samurai, friend, katana ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Digimon Adventure (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The new anime will take place in 2020 and will feature an all-new story centering on Taichi Yagami when he is in his fifth year in elementary school. His partner is Agumon. The story begins in Tokyo when a large-scale network malfunction occurs. ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, fairy tale, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: children, adventurer, adventure, team, friends, pet owner relationship, good versus evil, creature, save the world, battles, super strength, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Avengers Assemble (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The further adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest general membership superhero team. With an all-star roster consisting of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Falcon and, occasionally--when she feels like it and only when ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, light, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, supernatural power, heroic mission, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, super weapon, giant, superhero team, super villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.7
 113K
Dragon Ball Z (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the version that is shown on YTV in Canada, the story begins mid-way through the Dragon Ball Z series. Raditz, Goku's brother has traveled to Earth to find out why Goku has not yet destroyed the planet as he was supposed to do. But while as ...
Style: epic, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, master warrior, battles, friendship, good versus evil, martial arts, heroes, villain, transformation, sacrifice, warrior, training ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, future, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%