Movies and TV shows like Doraemon 1979

If you like "Doraemon" you are looking for humorous, semi serious and manga movies or TV shows about / with time travel, school, friendship, high school life, androids and robots, pets and changing the past or future themes of Animation, Short 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.
Doraemon (1979)
 8.0
 4K
Doraemon (1979)
Original name: ドラえもん
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Doraemon is an anime TV series created by Fujiko F. Fujio and based on the manga series of the same name. This anime is the much more successful successor of the 1973 anime.
Style: humorous, semi serious, manga, offbeat, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, school, friendship, high school life, androids and robots, pets, changing the past or future, robot, children, time machine, talking animals, baseball team, time traveler, cartoon cat, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, cat, teacher, student, love triangle, baseball, unrequited love, mathematics ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

Movie in categories

japan movies
2417
kids movies
5083
school movies
4623
friendship movies
16480
humorous movies
19575

Most similar movies to Doraemon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and futuristic films and TV series with plots about friendship, imaginary, talking animals, youth, time travel, friends and cartoon cat mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Doraemon: Super GALS! (2001), Kamisama Kiss (2012), Popotan (2003), Iroduku: The World in Colors (2018), Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the suburbs of Tokyo some time ago, there lived a clumsy boy about 10 years old. There appeared in front of him named Sewashi, Nobita's descendant of four generations later from the 22nd century, and Doraemon, a 22nd century cat-type ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, 3d animation, futuristic ...
Plot: boy, family relations, parents and children, youth, pets, androids and robots, friends, mission, time travel, prank, cartoon cat, time machine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film is a remake of the 1989 Doraemon Movie 10: Nobita no Nippon Tanjou. Nobita and the gang run away from home, traveling back in time to 70,000 years ago before Japan was even born. After a while, they return to the present. However, when ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, futuristic, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, past, legends and myths, time traveler, humanity, talking animals, adventure, prank, youth, animal protagonist, pets ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doraemon: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea, Japan, France, India
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki is an original story centered around the Isetsu Club Member Badge gadget featured in volume 23 of the original Doraemon manga.
Style: futuristic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation
Plot: robot, cartoon cat, spacecraft, car accident, moon, talking animals, pets, friendship, youth, prank, friends, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 113
Super GALS! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Sporting designer clothes, make-up, and nails, Ran Kotobuki is the very picture of a trendy, young Shibuya girl, but don't let that fool you. This girl comes from a family of cops, and she’s ready to lay you out flat if you even think about ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, realistic
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, high school, sister sister relationship, teenager, high school life, fashion, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles - Animal Adventure (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nobita and Doraemon use time tree Mochi and catches a big bird Moa, which has been extinct for 500 years ago. To protect extinct the animal, Nobita and Doramon go to Beremon Island which is protected by a golden beetle named Herakles. They meet a ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, feel good, humorous, 2d animation
Plot: pets, friendship, talking animals, robot, clumsiness, animal protagonist, time travel, family relations, androids and robots, talking robot, insubordination, flying ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One day, Nobita runs into a creature-like ball of wind, which came from a faraway land, but blew into their neighbourhood following the recent typhoon that went through the area. Nobita names it Fuuko. Eventually, he, Doraemon and their friends take ...
Style: futuristic, humorous, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: cartoon cat, animal protagonist, obsessive quest, talking animals, pets, fantasy life, insubordination, time machine, mission, friends, clumsiness, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doraemon: Nobita and the Winged Braves (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After watching a televised showing about supposedly humanoid birds spotted in Africa, Nobita dreams of being able to fly with wings. He builds wooden wings after Doraemon refuses to help him, though he repeatedly fails to fly using them. While ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, futuristic, 2d animation
Plot: cartoon cat, talking animals, friendship, mission, robot, dream, pets, flying robot, prank, insubordination, animal protagonist, talking robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While Doraemon is asleep, a famous thief comes and steals his cat-bell. Without his cat-bell, Doraemon starts to act more and more like a normal cat. In order to stop this, Nobita, Shizuka, Suneo, and Gian have to go and search for his bell, so they ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: time machine, time travel, gadget, friendship, insubordination, escapades, androids and robots, mission, robot, adventure, time traveler, talking animals ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Doraemon: Nobita and the Robot Kingdom (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Doraemon and friends travels into another world via the time machine; where humans and robots are living together. However they soon find out that the Empress of Robot Kingdom was trying to capture robots there and turn them emotionless. As the ...
Style: futuristic, light, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, cartoon cat, time machine, friendship, androids and robots, unlikely couple, mission, hopes, rescue, a.i., adventure, technology ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An elderly dog goes to a time machine, which he plans to use to drive to the future so he can meet with "someone" who gives him a kendama. However, the machine goes haywire and the dog is regressed back to his infant state, eventually ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, futuristic, feel good ...
Plot: talking cat, cartoon dog, cartoon cat, animal life, adventure, anthropomorphic cat, time jump, time travel, talking animals, friendship, rescue, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon – Peko and the Exploration Party of Five (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The film starts with Gian seeing some like spirit and it asks him to accomplish a task. The story starts when a stray dogs are searching some foods in the can. Then a dirty white dog comes out of nowhere. Just then, the dog creates a close stare to ...
Style: entertaining, futuristic, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: cartoon cat, talking animals, pets, animal protagonist, rabbit, friendship, time machine, mission, everyday life, clumsiness, family relations, insubordination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 3K
Doraemon (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Robotic cat Doraemon is sent back in time from the 22nd century to protect 10-year-old Noby, a lazy and uncoordinated boy who is destined to have a tragic future. Doraemon can create secret gadgets from a pocket on his stomach, but they usually ...
Style: captivating, humorous, educational, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphism, time travel, environment, environmentalist, environmental, cat, adaptation, time traveler, robot, nudity (full frontal - brief), korean, boy with glasses ...
Time: future
Place: japan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure Into the Underworld - The Seven Magic Users (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Nobita has changed the real world to a world of magic using the "Moshimo Box" in admiration of magic. One day, Nobita meets Chaplain Mangetsu, a magic researcher, and his daughter Miyoko. Nobita learns from them that the Great Satan of the ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, humorous, sweet, light ...
Plot: cartoon cat, friends, androids and robots, mission, time travel, parents and children, friendship, pets, family relations, prank, youth, fictional city ...
⇓ 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: exciting, shoujo, romantic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, supernatural, magic, spirit, love and romance, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, master and servant, japanese mythology, school, youth, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doraemon: The New Record of Nobita's Spaceblazer (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While Nobita is sleeping, he suddenly feels the floor is trembling, like there would be an earthquake in his room. A little rabbit from an alternate universe named Chamii opens the door between the dimensions using a hammer and gets inside ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, futuristic, light ...
Plot: anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, time traveler, time travel, adventure, time machine, pets, clumsiness, space travel, friendship, talking animals, space exploration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 126
Popotan (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Beautiful sisters Ai, Mai, Mii, their android maid Mea and slippery pet ferret Unagi make an amazing journey together through time and space without ever leaving their beloved mansion behind! Following the clues of the strange dandelion-like ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, supernatural, changing the past or future, sent to the past, friendship, sent to the future, friends, couples, siblings relations, supernatural ability, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Iroduku: The World in Colors (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the city of Nagasaki, the story takes place in a world where a miniscule amount of magic remains in everyday life. Hitomi Tsukishiro is a 17-year-old descendant of a witch family who grew up with stale emotions, as she lost her sense of color ...
Style: shoujo, captivating, touching, feel good, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, romance, school, time travel, painting, drawing, mystery, fall in love, coming of age, popularity, workplace ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After bringing a fossilized egg back to life with the Time Cloth, Nobita finds himself the owner of a baby dinosaur. Everything is fine until it grows up. Nobita and friends use Doraemon's time machine to return it back to its own time.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, futuristic, 2d animation
Plot: time travel, bully, dinosaur, robot human relationship, time traveler, androids and robots, friendship, mission, love triangle, little boy, time machine, alternate timeline ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, feel good, twists and turns, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, high school, changing the past or future, teenage love, supernatural ability, school, teenage girl, classmate, love, fantasy world, kids and family ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 370
Negima! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires, robots, sorcery… And that’s all before Gym Class! Welcome to Mahora Academy, an all-girls school where the impossible and the enchanting are a part of the curriculum. It’s the start of the new school year and emotions run rampant as ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, manga
Plot: wizards and magicians, school, supernatural, youth, power relations, harem, teachers and students, magic, slice of life, high school, boarding school, men hatred ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, 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 ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, shoujo ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magical girl, magic, friendship, school, responsibility, elementary school, coming of age, romance, drastic change of life, high school life, adventure, heroic mission ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 6K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 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: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, epic, shoujo ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, heroic mission, young heroes, princess, good versus evil, save the world, supernatural, school, adventure, cat, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Aria: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fifteen year-old Akari Mizunashi is a dreamer. She’s left everything behind to become a female gondolier on the faraway sparkling planet covered in water called Aqua. She’s one step closer to fulfilling her dream when she begins training with ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, atmospheric, humorous, futuristic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mars, friendship, magic, teaching the ways of the world, youth, slice of life, fantasy world, workplace situations, city life, space and aliens, workplace, friends ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
Hidamari Sketch (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: For years, Yuno has dreamed of attending Yamabuki Arts High School, but now that she's been accepted, it means the scary prospect of moving away from her home and family for the first time! Fortunately, Yuno quickly learns that if her new ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage life, follow your dream, hopes, youth, best friends, lifestyle, high school life, slice of life, friends, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Nobita feels like diving in his hometown, Doraemon uses a Underwater Pump Simulator to pump all the water out of Tokyo, causing the entire city to go underwater. That night, Doraemon and Nobita use a Diving Mask Simulator to dive underwater. ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: mermaid, ocean, time travel, androids and robots, friendship, friend, prank, pets, insubordination, talking animals, talking cat, talking robot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 2K
Lucky Star (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Having fun in school, doing homework together, cooking and eating, playing video games, watching anime. All those little things make up the daily life of the anime-and chocolate-loving-Izumi Konata and her friends. Sometimes relaxing but more than ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: high school life, school, coming of age, teenage love, friendship, romance, youth, fall in love, teenage life, high school, slice of life, stereotypes ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Future Boy Conan (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Post nuclear future. Earth has been almost completely submerged by oceans. Indastria, an hyper-technological isle, is the new world capital. Conan is the only survived boy in the attempt of a bunch of astronauts to escape the earth when nuke bombs ...
Style: uplifting, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, super weapon, extinction, adventure, starting over, post apocalypse, voodoo, superhero, environmental, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 107 years ago, the Moon was destroyed in a massive cataclysm that shattered Earth's former satellite into 81 quintillion tons of orbital debris. However, thanks to super-science, the Earth itself was saved and today no one really thinks much ...
Style: mecha, exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the planet, youth, heroes, escapades, adventure, piloted giant robot, friendship, battles, rivalry, robot, talent show, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 4K
K-On! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rock n' Roll may never die, but the Sakuragoaka Girl's High School Light Music Club might not be here to stay unless would-be drummer Ritsu Tainaka can find three more members to replace the graduated seniors. Determined to see that the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, high school, friendship, youth, performance, friends, music, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, shyness, obstacle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Psychic Squad (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: They're cute, adorable and three of the most powerful Espers the world has ever seen: Kaoru, the brash psychokinetic who can move objects with her mind; Shiho, the sarcastic and dark natured psychometric able to pick thoughts from people's ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, friendship, youth, teleportation, supernatural ability, rivalry, escapades, teenage life, psychic, children, child protagonist, superhero ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%