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.
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, youth, ambition and friends mostly in Animation, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Captain Tsubasa: Haikyu!! (2014), Eyeshield 21 (2005), Kuroko's Basketball (2012), Free! (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, inspirational, disturbing
Plot: soccer, teenager, competition, tournament, coming of age, sport, follow your dream, school, team, soccer ball, football team
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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: volleyball, sport, rivalry, athlete's life, follow your dream, youth, friends, friendship, sport team, contests and competitions, against the odds, stubbornness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, sport team, rivalry, youth, sport, contests and competitions, high school, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, tense, captivating, uplifting, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, youth, contests and competitions, friendship, sport, lifestyle, rivalry, hopes, ambition, adventure, teenager, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, light, exciting, humorous, motivational
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, lifestyle, rivalry, follow your dream, championship, youth, fight back, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, rivalry, escapades, imaginary, family, romance, computer animation ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: captivating, inspirational, motivational, intense, seinen
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: school, kendo, contests and competitions, youth, ambition, rivalry, instructor, slice of life, teacher student relationship, club, sport, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 436
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, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 207
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, contests and competitions, youth, high school, self discovery, human spirit, sport, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pororo: The Racing Adventure (2013)
Genre: Animation, Family, Sport
Country: South Korea, China, Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: chases and races, friendship, contests and competitions, family, rivalry, follow your dream, young heroes, ambition, hopes, airplane, social relations, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 358
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Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
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Duration: 23 min.
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
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CardCaptors (2000)
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Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
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Style: exciting, captivating, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
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Style: captivating, inspirational, feel good, exciting, ecchi
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: stylized, exciting, serious, tense, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Style: captivating, light, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
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K (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Shiro is an easygoing teenager content with just being a student—until his seemingly perfect life is halted when a bloodthirsty clan, glowing red with fire, attempts to kill him in the streets. Unbeknownst to Shiro, he is suspected of murdering a ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, twists and turns, tense
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 3K
Eureka Seven (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a Japanese mecha anime TV series by Bones. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his relationship with the enigmatic mecha pilot Eureka, ...
Style: stylized, serious, mecha, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, corruption, teenage life, rescue, rivalry, danger, future dystopia, commander ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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