Movies and TV shows like Doraemon

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Doraemon (1979)
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Doraemon (1979)
Original name: ドラえもん
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
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, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, school, androids and robots, friendship, pets, changing the past or future, imaginary, school life, time traveler, robot, time machine, cartoon cat, talking animals, children, baseball team, student, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, everyday life, cat, teacher, baseball, love triangle ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Doraemon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and exciting films and TV series with plots about friendship, youth, imaginary, friends, school, escapades and adventure mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Doraemon: SuperGals (2001), Lucky Star (2007), Aria: The Animation (2005), The Amazing World of Gumball (2011), Future Boy Conan (1978). 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, humorous, feel good, offbeat, cult film ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, androids and robots, pets, youth, friends, time travel, mission, cartoon cat, prank, boy, time machine ...
Time: 22nd century, future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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SuperGals (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, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: teenager, youth, best friends, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, high school, sister sister relationship, school life, fashion, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, 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, humorous, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, student, friendship, teenage love, supernatural ability, school, high school, classmate, teenage girl, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lucky Star (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, teenage love, coming of age, high school, youth, romance, high school life, teenage life, fall in love, friendship, friends, love and romance ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, futuristic, humorous, atmospheric
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: mars, friendship, youth, teaching the ways of the world, magic, power relations, friends, workplace situations, workplace, space and aliens, city life, slice of life ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Amazing World of Gumball (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland, USA, Germany, Japan, France
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: The life of Gumball Watterson, a 12-year old cat who attends middle school in Elmore. Accompanied by his pet, adoptive brother, and best friend Darwin Watterson, he frequently finds himself involved in various shenanigans around the city, during ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, funny, captivating ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family life, buddies, talking animals, suburban life, teenage life, eccentric family, social relations, cat, family relations, family, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, post apocalypse, extinction, super weapon, starting over, adventure, settlement, future dystopia, siblings relations, family relations, deadly weapon ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
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 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, shoujo ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, responsibility, cards, magical girl, magic, adventure, danger, imaginary, heroic mission, school, romance, drastic change of life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, captivating, feel good
Plot: wizards and magicians, school, supernatural, youth, power relations, teachers and students, harem, boarding school, imaginary, boarding school life, men hatred, high school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 15K
FLCL (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: In this 6-part mini-series, a 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening.
Style: stylized, psychedelic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, coming of age, stranger, tomboy, friendship, monster, youth, alien, psychedelia, robot, baseball, guitar ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, superhero, save the world, princess, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, cat, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, reboot
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pony, adventure, princess, imaginary kingdom, friends, unicorn, female protagonist, imaginary, horse, magical, talking animals ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Arthur (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: childhood, parents and children, friendship, family relations, family values, school, family, youth, best friend, little girl, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures is a 1990 spin-off animated television series following the misadventures of two time-travelling slackers as they travel into the distant past and future. It was based on the 1989 film, Bill & ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, time traveler, adventure, youth, misfit partners, escapades, goofy hero, partners, changing the past or future, imaginary, sent to the future ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Thomas & Friends (1984)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Thomas & Friends is a British children's television series, which had its first broadcast on the ITV network on 4 September 1984. It is based on The Railway Series of books by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry. These ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, toddlers
Plot: train, adventure, friendship, island, best friends, imaginary, puppets, young heroes, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family life ...
Time: 2020s, 1990s, 2010s, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: europe, england, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 170
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, young heroes, heroes, supernatural, youth, supernatural ability, family, danger, best friends, imaginary, school, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, friends, youth, curses spells and rituals, loss of family member, transformation, loss of parent, high school life, teenage love, everyday life, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Krypto the Superdog (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Krypto the Superdog is a Canadian/American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation, based on the DC Comics character Krypto. The show premiered on Cartoon Network on March 25, 2005, and aired on Kids' WB in September 2006. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, pets, adventure, cartoon dog, superhuman powers, escapades, friendship, animal that acts human, heroes, human animal relationship, dog, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Fairly OddParents (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around Timmy Turner, a 10-year old boy who is granted two fairy godparents named Cosmo and Wanda. The series started out as ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, dark humor
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, wish come true, mischievous children, family relations, desire, imaginary, young heroes, parents and children, friends, godparent, family, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Littlest Pet Shop (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Forced to move out from her suburban hometown because of her father's promotion, Blythe Baxter moves into an apartment located in a crowded city. Her apartment is located above the eponymous Littlest Pet Shop, a pet store containing a day camp ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: pets, save the day, friendship, teenage life, youth, animal human communication, talking to an animal, pet shop, disorder, friends, city life, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: stylized, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, high school, friendship, music, youth, teenage life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, performance, student life, friends, obstacle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: This unconventional, surrealist comedy follows an exhausted high school boy who, despite multiple attempts from his friends, still manages to spectacularly... sleep. Much to the chagrin of the energetic (at times bossy) Oota, Tanaka is often found ...
Style: feel good, sincere, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school life, school, friendship, friends, youth, high school, slice of life, high school student, society, love, everyday life, adventure
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 322
Stuart Little (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stuart Little: The Animated Series is an American animated television series, loosely based on the E. B. White children's book Stuart Little and more based on the live action movie adaptations. It was produced by Red Wagon Productions and Sony ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mouse, family relations, friendship, adventure, escapades, friends, family life, family, fish out of water, parents and children, adoption, creativity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Astro Boy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, good versus evil, adventure, save the world, space travel, rebelliousness, danger, escapades, rivalry, rescue, selflessness, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 3K
Kid vs. Kat (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, China, Netherlands, Philippines, Hong Kong, UK, Germany, India, Australia
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kid vs. Kat is a Canadian-American animated television series developed and produced at Studio B Productions. The show was created and co-directed by Rob Boutilier. The series is distributed by Studio B Productions. The feature revolves around a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: rivalry, alien, imaginary, youth, mischievous children, disorder, family, space and aliens, time machine, world domination, uninhibited rivalry, mind control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, superhuman powers, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 225
Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: bleak, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: imaginary, apocalypse, danger, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos, future dystopia, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, supernatural power, society ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 4K
Sonic X (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sonic X is an anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. It was created by Sonic Team and produced in Japan by TMS Entertainment. It aired on TV Tokyo from April 6, 2003 to March 28, 2004 and on Kids Station from 2004 to 2005. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, romantic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, danger, friendship, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, time travel, escapades, master villain, space travel ...
Place: japan, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bravest Warriors (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 3085, Chris, Beth, Wallow and Danny, four teenage heroes-for-hire, warp through the universe to save adorable aliens and their worlds using the power of their emotions.
Style: futuristic, humorous, surreal, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: outer space, alien, time travel, mars, surrealism, adventure, space travel, partners, youth, escapades, imaginary, universe ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Seton Academy: Join the Pack! (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Seton Academy, a school full of animals where, thanks to population decline, there are fewer humans than any other creature. Mazama Jin, an animal hater and the only human male in his class, falls in love with Hino Hitomi, the only female human, the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: anthropomorphism, school, romance, animals, slice of life, love, student, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unlikely friendships, friendship, girl, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%