Movies and TV shows like Cardcaptor Sakura

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Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
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Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
Original name: カードキャプターさくら
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sakura Kinomoto, an elementary school student who discovers that she possesses magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards from the book they had been sealed in for years. She is then tasked with retrieving those cards in order to avoid an unknown catastrophe from befalling the world.
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, shoujo
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, cards, magic, magical girl, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, responsibility, school, romance, danger, school life, elementary school, coming of age, drastic change of life, heroes, anti hero, custody, escapades, rivalry, anti heroes, martial arts, mysticism, talking animals, chosen one ...
Place: tokyo

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Most similar movies to Cardcaptor Sakura

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and stylized films and TV series with plots about rivalry, imaginary, adventure, escapades, heroes, danger and friendship mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like Cardcaptor Sakura: Sailor Moon (1992), Angelic Layer (2001), Gakuen Alice (2004), D.N. Angel (2003), Fairy Tail (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, princess, superhero, save the world, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, cat, school, supernatural ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
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100%
 7.0
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Angelic Layer (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Misaki Suzuhara has just gotten involved in Angelic Layer, a battling game using electronic dolls called angels. Even as a newbie, Misaki shows advanced skills as she meets new friends and enters Angelic Layer tournaments to fight the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, impossible love, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, man versus machine, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, danger, battles, parallel world ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
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Gakuen Alice (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Best friends Mikan and Hotaru are separated when Hotaru is scouted by a special school called "Alice Academy." Mikan determines to enroll too but Alice Academy is a mysterious place.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, youth, danger, family, school, rescue ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 837
D.N. Angel (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: D.N.Angel is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yukiru Sugisaki. The ongoing manga premiered in Japan in the Kadokawa Shoten shōjo magazine Monthly Asuka in November 1997. The series went on an extended hiatus after the August 2005 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, shoujo ...
Audience: teens
Plot: split personality, coming of age, secret identity, adventure, teenage life, escapades, youth, undercover, teenage love, supernatural ability, birthday, master criminal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, youth, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, dragon, salvation, supernatural, hand to hand combat, fairy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Chronicle of the Wings (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her memories as a result of a conspiracy to obtain her powers. In ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: wizards, memory loss, magic, young love, conspiracy, romance, time travel, adventure, escapades, save the day, friendship, alternate reality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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CardCaptors (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, feel good, serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: cards, heroic mission, adventure, wizards and magicians, rivalry, heroes, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, witch, friends, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Usagi Tsukino is chosen to be a guardian of justice and is sent on a quest to locate a Silver Crystal before the Dark Kingdom invades the Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, superhuman powers, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Alzano Imperial Magic Academy is located in the southern part of the Alzano Empire and is among most prominent magic schools in the world, where students can learn the highest forms of magic. All those who strive to learn magic dream of studying ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, entertaining, tense
Plot: magic, teacher, magical girl, magician, school, friendship, training, supernatural, protector, teenager, schoolgirl, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Magic Knight Rayearth (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Magic Knight Rayearth is a Japanese manga series created by Clamp, an all-female manga artist team consisting of Satsuki Igarashi, Ageha Ohkawa, Tsubaki Nekoi and Mokona. Appearing as a serial in the manga magazine Nakayoshi from the November 1993 ...
Style: serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, shoujo ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, kidnapping, supernatural, adventure, knight, survival, imaginary kingdom, friends, young heroes, superhuman powers, fictional reality, female protagonist ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Jackie Chan Adventures (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Jackie Chan Adventures is an American animated television series chronicling the adventures of a fictionalized version of action film star Jackie Chan. Many of the episodes contain references to Chan's actual works. This series ran on ...
Style: exciting, humorous, tense, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: archaeologist, good versus evil, adventure, martial arts, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, family, heroic mission, uncle niece relationship, escapades, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: exciting, serious, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, youth, rivalry, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, dedication ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: villain, master warrior, martial arts, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, friendship, imaginary, space and aliens, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: master warrior, heroes, warrior, friendship, rivalry, danger, adventure, good versus evil, ninja, training, determination, friends ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, heroes, master villain, battles, ghost, imaginary, danger, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, imaginary, friendship, supernatural, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, young heroes, hopes, youth, blind ambition ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, escapades, contests and competitions, danger, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, cards, duel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, youth, heroes, battles, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, friends, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Niko and the Sword of Light (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, supernatural, heroes, save the world, child hero, escapades, friends, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
El Hazard: The Magnificent World (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Makoto is a high school student who one day found himself sent to a strange, magical world called El Hazard. He is then forced to impersonate a missing princess(an idea for which he does not care for). Other earthlings sent to this world include ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rivalry, teenage life, school, parallel world, high school life, high school, heroic mission, friends, save the kingdom, chosen one, missing person, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ginta Tiramizu is an average school student but keeps on having weird dreams about an amazing land. One day, something strange happens and Ginta appears in his fantasy. Together with Ginta's friends on the way, he will be able to fight an evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, odd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventurer, young heroes, rivalry, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, androids and robots, daydreamer, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 12K
Sailor Moon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers around an air-headed crybaby, named Usagi, and her friends Ami, Rei, Makato, and Minako. Using special powers, they can transform into Sailor Solders. They become Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, and Sailor ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, cat, friends, princess, friendship, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, love and romance, youth, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
Style: romantic, shoujo, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, master and servant, supernatural, supernatural romance, life turned upside down, youth, imaginary, friendship, magic, school, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, duel, escapades, riddles and clues, danger, rivalry, imaginary, mind control ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mew Mew Power (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Earth is a beautiful planet...rich in natural resources and home to millions of living species. However, over the years 2,500 of these species have become extinct. Humans are taking for granted what Earth has to offer. They have become selfish, ...
Style: captivating, stylized, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: human becoming an animal, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, environmental health, imaginary, battles, superhuman powers, danger, chaos, escapades ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 170
Pretty Cure (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pretty Cure, known in Japan as Futari wa Pretty Cure, is a Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation and broadcast across Japan by Animax, TV Asahi and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation. It is the first series in the Pretty Cure ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, young heroes, save the world, adventure, danger, youth, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, tomboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 393
Astro Boy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2000, Dr. Boyton creates a super-robot in his deceased son's image. He calls the robot Astro Boy. Astro Boy can swim oceans, leap over mountains, even fly into space on his own power. However, Astro Boy can't replace his son. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, futuristic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, space travel, rebelliousness, rivalry, rescue, escapades, danger, selflessness, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, 60s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pokémon Origins (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Serving as a more faithful adaptation of the Pokémon Red and Blue games, the story follows a young boy named Red who begins a journey with his Pokémon partner, Charmander, as he seeks to capture all the known Pokémon in the Kanto region and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, imaginary, monster, championship, friendship, chase, danger, young heroes, heroes, pokemon, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.7
 70K
Dragon Ball Z (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 26 volumes of the original 42 volume Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama The ...
Style: serious, humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, friendship, martial arts, alien encounter, magical, alien, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, transformation, sacrifice, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain, UK, Mexico, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: princess, adventure, good versus evil, teenage life, family relations, youth, friendship, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, teenage girl, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%