Movies and TV shows like Cardcaptor Sakura

If you like "Cardcaptor Sakura" you are looking for humorous, exciting and feel good movies or TV shows about / with friendship, cards, responsibility, magic, magical girl, adventure and anti hero themes of Animation, Action and Adventure genre shot in Japan.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
 8.0
 4K
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.
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, shoujo, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, cards, responsibility, magic, magical girl, adventure, anti hero, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, custody, escapades, rivalry, anti heroes, school, romance, school life, elementary school, coming of age, drastic change of life, heroes, martial arts, mysticism, talking animals, chosen one ...

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 danger, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, escapades and friendship mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Cardcaptor Sakura: Sailor Moon (1992), Angelic Layer (2001), Gakuen Alice (2004), Chronicle of the Wings (2005), Fairy Tail (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 5K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, save the world, good versus evil, superhero, young heroes, princess, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, school, supernatural, cat ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 283
Angelic Layer (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, impossible love, supernatural ability, adventure, save the world, rivalry, man versus machine, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, danger, battles ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 161
Gakuen Alice (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, heroes, supernatural, young heroes, family, youth, supernatural ability, danger, imaginary, best friends, school, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chronicle of the Wings (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: captivating, exciting, tense, entertaining
Plot: wizards, magic, memory loss, young love, time travel, romance, conspiracy, adventure, save the day, friendship, escapades, save the princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 19K
Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, light, humorous, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, dragon, young heroes, youth, rivalry, imaginary, salvation, escapades, imaginary kingdom, fairy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, feel good, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: betrayal, danger, society, friendship, rivalry, heroes, vengeance, dishonesty, youth, fantasy world, adaptation, slavery ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Magic Knight Rayearth (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
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: exciting, serious, humorous, stylized, shoujo ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, kidnapping, supernatural, adventure, survival, young heroes, knight, friends, imaginary kingdom, superhuman powers, fictional reality, female protagonist ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, teenage life, young heroes, danger, friendship, curses spells and rituals, magic, superhuman powers ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
Jackie Chan Adventures (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, exciting, tense, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, archaeologist, adventure, martial arts, heroes, danger, curses spells and rituals, family, heroic mission, uncle niece relationship, chaos and mayhem, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, space and aliens, superhuman powers, imaginary, danger ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: serious, exciting, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, rivalry, youth, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, high school life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: adventure, heroic mission, heroes, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, ghost, young heroes, danger, master warrior, imaginary, escapades, master villain ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, superhero, rivalry, heroic mission, heroes, save the world, young heroes, good versus evil, adventure, androids and robots, battles, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.3
 65K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: warrior, friendship, heroes, ninja, training, friends, master warrior, adventure, danger, determination, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 4K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, imaginary, cards, duel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 2K
Slayers (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Slayers follows the exploits of the young sorceress Lina Inverse, whose life revolves around food, treasure, and fighting. After stealing treasure from a group of bandits, Lina is accosted by stragglers during her journey to the next town. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, sword and sorcery, rivalry, righting the wronged, escapades, heroes, imaginary, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, anti heroes, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
El Hazard: The Magnificent World (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 235 min.
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: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rivalry, friends, save the kingdom, high school life, high school, missing person, heroic mission, parallel world, teenage life, school, chosen one, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.8
 3K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, stylized, captivating, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, magic, friendship, supernatural, imaginary, young heroes, danger, hopes, rivalry, youth, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 11K
Sailor Moon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, cat, adventure, friends, princess, friendship, love and romance, save the world, supernatural ability, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 160
Pretty Cure (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, superhero, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, rivalry, imaginary, escapades, youth, danger, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 372
Astro Boy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rebelliousness, rescue, rivalry, danger, escapades, selflessness, society, androids and robots ...
Time: 80s, future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined ...
Style: exciting, captivating, compassionate, thought provoking, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, fight, training, team, friends, mission, young heroes, martial arts, danger, imaginary, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Niko and the Sword of Light (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, supernatural, heroes, child hero, save the world, escapades, rivalry, friends, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 8.2
 1K
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: serious, exciting, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: cards, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, adventure, wizards and magicians, imaginary, friends, danger, curses spells and rituals, witch, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 981
Mew Mew Power (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: feel good, captivating, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: human becoming an animal, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, save the world, good versus evil, human becomes animal, environmental health, danger, chaos, imaginary, battles ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness is an American computer-animated television series spun-off from the Kung Fu Panda films. It takes place between the two films showing Po's training to becoming a successful Dragon Warrior. The series was ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: martial arts, friendship, save the day, family, villain, adventure, master warrior, danger, escapades, goofy hero, kung fu master, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 8.7
 66K
Dragon Ball Z (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, serious, semi serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, martial arts, friendship, magical, alien, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, transformation, sacrifice, apocalypse, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: duel, artifact, adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, supernatural ability, good versus evil, riddles and clues, mind control, rivalry, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, youth, young heroes, battles, good versus evil, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, friendship, friends, escapades, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Magical⛦Shopping Arcade Abenobashi is a Japanese anime television series created by Gainax. The supernatural comedy drama is directed by Hiroyuki Yamaga. The series premiered April 4, 2002 on Kids Station. It was licensed in North America by ADV ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, fish out of water, youth, escapades, rivalry, getting home, misfit, good versus evil, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%