Movies and TV shows like Captain Tsubasa 1983

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Captain Tsubasa (1983)
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Captain Tsubasa (1983)
Original name: キャプテン翼
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tsubasa Ozora moves to the town Nankatsu to increase his skills as a soccer player. He is challanged by the Super Goalkeeper Genzo Wakabayashi. He then agree to compete and see who was the best soccer player there.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, sport team, rivalry, leadership, opponent, friendship, athlete's life, lifestyle

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about rivalry, sport, friendship, contests and competitions, ambition, youth and friends mostly in Animation, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Captain Tsubasa: Haikyu!! (2014), Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015), Taisho Baseball Girls (2009), Hikaru's Go (2001), The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captain Tsubasa (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: The passionate story of an elementary school student whose thoughts and dreams revolve almost entirely around the love of soccer. 11-year-old Tsubasa Oozora started playing football at a very young age, and while it was mostly just a recreational ...
Style: exciting, captivating, inspirational, disturbing
Plot: soccer, teenager, tournament, competition, coming of age, sport, follow your dream, school, soccer ball, team, football team
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Haikyu!! (2014)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Shōyō Hinata began playing volleyball after seeing the "small giants" who played the sport when he was in elementary school. He suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament in middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, volleyball, rivalry, youth, follow your dream, prodigy, friends, friendship, athlete's life, sport team, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Yukihira Souma's dream is to become a full-time chef in his father's restaurant and surpass his father's culinary skill. But just as Yukihira graduates from middle schools his father, Yukihira Jouichirou, closes down the restaurant to ...
Style: captivating, feel good, twists and turns, emotional, semi serious ...
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Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
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Country: Japan
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Story: When a local player arrogantly states that girls should become housewives instead of going to school, teenage firebrands Koume and Akiko respond by forming their own baseball team. It's shocking. It's scandalous. And yet, in a nation in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, feel good
Plot: baseball, rivalry, society, youth, feminism, sport team, ambition, underdog, athlete's life, romance, high school life, sport ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Story: Hagiwara Sakura and Miyazawa Erena are the leading members of popular idol group, Sweet Diva. Erena is injured by the attack of a female pro-wrestler called Kazama Rio during the recording of a TV program. Sakura gets mad at Rio and enters the rink. ...
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Hikaru's Go (2001)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hikaru Shindo is just a normal 12 year old boy, but one day he's rummaging through his Grandfather's things to see if he can find something to sell and pulls out an old Go board. A ghostly apparition appears out of the board and tells ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
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Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The Adventures of Peter Pan is an anime series by Nippon Animation, and directed by Takashi Nakamura and Yoshio Kuroda, which first aired in Japan on the Fuji TV network between January 8, 1989 and December 24, 1989. It is an adaptation of the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, feel good
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Duration: 59 min.
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Story: The story takes place in the second half of the 19th century, as Japanese culture gains popularity in the West. A young Japanese girl, Yune, accompanies a French traveler, Oscar, on his journey back to France, and offers to help at the family's ...
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Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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100%
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Duration: 23 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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