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Captain Tsubasa (1983)
 8.0
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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.
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: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, athlete's life, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, sport team, lifestyle, rivalry, leadership, opponent, friendship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, captivating and semi serious films and TV series with plots about rivalry, youth, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, friendship and friends mostly in Animation, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Captain Tsubasa: Haikyu!! (2014), Eyeshield 21 (2005), Kuroko's Basketball (2012), Underdogs (2013), Fighting Spirit (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Captain Tsubasa (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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, disturbing, inspirational
Plot: soccer, sport, teenager, tournament, competition, coming of age, school, follow your dream, team, football team, soccer ball
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100%
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Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, volleyball, rivalry, athlete's life, youth, follow your dream, against the odds, friendship, friends, sport team, contests and competitions, stubbornness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.7
 516
Eyeshield 21 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series tells the story of Sena Kobayakawa, a introverted boy who joins an American football club as a secretary, but after being coerced by ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ambition, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, sport team, youth, rivalry, high school, power relations, social relations, teachers and students, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kuroko's Basketball (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the story, Kagami Taiga has just enrolled into Seirin High School when he meets Kuroko Tetsuya of the school's basketball team. Kuroko happens to be the shadowy sixth member of the legendary Generation of Miracles basketball team. Together, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, uplifting, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, youth, sport, contests and competitions, friendship, teenager, lifestyle, rivalry, hopes, ambition, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 9K
Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: Argentina, Spain, UK, France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the small village where Amadeo lives there is no one good enough to challenge his skills at Table Football. But, while Amadeo may be a genius as a table football player in real life he's a loser. He's in love with Lara, his childhood ...
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, adventure, sport team, youth, contests and competitions, sport, escapades, rivalry, friends, computer animation, silly humor, family ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, rivalry, championship, youth, fight back, rise to the top, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 2K
Free! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always loved to be immersed in water, and to swim in it. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament along with his fellow swimming club members, Makoto ...
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, light, motivational
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, sport, swimming, rivalry, contests and competitions, victory, team, academy, slice of life, tournament, training ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Prince of Tennis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Prince of Tennis follows the story of a 12 year old boy Ryoma Echizen who won four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments. He's an amazing tennis player and is considered a prodigy. He moved from America to Japan and ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, sport, teenage life, friendship, prodigy, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, youth, lifestyle, high school, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Turbo FAST (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: After Turbo the Snail's improbable win at the Indianapolis 500, the superfast racer finds his life forever changed after he returns from his victory tour. Namely, Tito, his human companion, has built Starlite City, a massive miniature city with ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, contests and competitions, chases and races, sport, against the odds, car race, ambition, chase, follow your dream, escapades, super speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Ping Pong the Animation (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Story: Despite having drastically different personalities, high school boys Peco and Smile have been friends since childhood. Now, they’re both talented members of a table tennis club—but what happens when these sports lovers have to go up against each ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, intense, motivational, seinen
Plot: ping pong, coming of age, high school, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, friendship, rivalry, against the odds, teacher, athlete and trainer, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 201
Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Follows Ren Mihashi, who had previously excelled as his middle school baseball team's ace pitcher, due to his grandfather's connections as its manager. As he graduates to high school, whose baseball team his grandfather does not manage, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: baseball team, baseball, rivalry, prodigy, ambition, youth, high school, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, sport team, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pororo: The Racing Adventure (2013)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sport
Country: South Korea, China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Curious little penguin Pororo and his friends accidentally cause an airplane to make an emergency landing in their home of Pororo Village. On the airplane are some turtles being shipped to Northpia to deliver ice sleds, or racing ice cars. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: chases and races, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, family, follow your dream, hopes, young heroes, ambition, airplane, computer animation, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Surf's Up 2: WaveMania (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals.
Style: inspirational, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ocean or sea, talking animals, family relations, rivalry, friendship, ambitious, ambition, contests and competitions, follow your dream, penguins, coach, animal protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 254
Bamboo Blade (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Story: A school kendo club is in need of talent and participation when the petite and talented Tamaki is drafted. With her understated sense of justice and ample strength, Tamaki becomes an inspiration for her team-mates, school and even the deadbeat ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: school, kendo, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, instructor, rivalry, sport, slice of life, martial arts, club, teacher student relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.2
 344
Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, emotional, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, high school life, friendship, contests and competitions, coming of age, teenage life, rivalry, friends, family relations, youth, hate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
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Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mighty Ducks is an American animated television series that aired on ABC and The Disney Afternoon in the fall of 1996. The show was inspired by and loosely based on the live-action films and NHL team of the same name. Twenty-six episodes were ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: hockey, benign alien, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, family, rivalry, good versus evil, parallel world, danger, sport team, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
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Air Gear (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves around the life of Itsuki Minami "Ikki or Crow", also known as "Baby Face", "Lil Crow", and his friends. The ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, toilet humor
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Girls und Panzer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: In this world, Sensha-do (戦車道), the art of tank-combat, is a traditional Japanese martial art for girls. Miho, a girl who just transferred into the Ōrai Girls' Academy in Ibaraki Prefecture, has been ordered by the academy's student ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Plot: school, contests and competitions, rivalry, military, battles, ambition, social relations, youth, sport, friendship, strong female presence, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 978
CardCaptors (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron, who, assisted by Keroberos (Kero), and Sakura's best friend Madison, try to capture the escaped Clow cards, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: cards, wizards and magicians, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, witch, danger, friends, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Plot: baseball, society, rivalry, youth, sport team, romance, athlete's life, ambition, underdog, feminism, high school life, sport ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, imaginary kingdom, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, young heroes, mischievous children, imaginary, family, adventure, disorder, friends, pirate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Once Upon a Time... Life (1987)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: France, Japan, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Spain, Netherlands
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Il était une fois... la vie is a French animated television series which tells the story of the human body for children. The program was originally produced in France in 1987 by Procidis and directed by Albert Barillé. The series consists of 26 ...
Style: captivating, serious, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, escapades, imaginary, wisdom of life, wise man, society, human nature, dedicated educator, cell, body, human, bacteria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hello Kitty's Paradise (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Japan
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, animal life, cartoon cat, family relations, friends, twins, youth, family, siblings relations, imaginary, cat, surrealism
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Yuri!!! on Ice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Yūri Katsuki carried all of Japan's hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, feel good
Plot: figure skating, russian, training, sport, coach, rivalry, skating, friendship, competition, tournament, teenager, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Wanna Be the Strongest in the World (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
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. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, exciting, feel good
Plot: wrestling, wrestling match, female bonding, winning, popularity, rivalry, wrestling ring, professional wrestling, pride, training, pain, gym ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Adventures of Chuck & Friends (2010)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Story: The Adventures of Chuck and Friends is a television series which airs in the U.S. on The Hub's daily HubBub block, as well as Saturday mornings on The CW as part of the Vortexx block. The show is being produced in collaboration by Toronto ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: friendship, friends, family, imaginary, escapades, best friends, car, tow truck, motor, truck, vehicle, best friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Angelina Ballerina (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
Story: Angelina, the remarkable prima ballerina mouse stars in 4 new adventures in Lights, Camera, Action! Re-released in a new handle box. Lights, Camera, Action! - When Angelina enters a movie-making contest she decides to make a weepy melodrama in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: best friends, follow your dream, mischievous children, youth, ambition, teachers and students, parents and children, dancer's life, family, hopes, artists and showbiz, dance school ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cooking, food, rivalry, contests and competitions, chef, school life, adventure, twists & turns, friends, father son relationship, adaptation, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Place Further Than the Universe (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Scenery that we have never seen. Sounds that we have never heard. Scent that we have never smelled. Food that we have never tasted. And the surge of emotion that we have never experienced. This is the expedition of recollecting the pieces torn apart ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sincere, captivating, light
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, school, youth, society, adventure, rivalry, couples, family relations, love, devotion, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Jinto Lin's life changes forever when the Humankind Empire Abh takes over his home planet of Martine without firing a single shot. He is soon sent off to study the Abh language and culture and to prepare himself for his future as a nobleman - a ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, saga, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, battles, betrayal, escapades, love and romance, heroes, fall in love, space and aliens, heroic mission, friends, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%