Movies and TV shows like Doraemon 1979

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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, manga, 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, school, friendship, androids and robots, pets, changing the past or future, imaginary, school life, high school life, robot, time machine, talking animals, children, baseball team, student, cartoon cat, time traveler, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, everyday life, cat, teacher, baseball ...
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 2d animation films and TV series with plots about friendship, imaginary, talking animals, youth, friends, cartoon cat and time travel mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Doraemon: Super GALS! (2001), Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (2006), Lucky Star (2007), Negima! (2005), FLCL (2000). 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, offbeat, 3d animation ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, pets, androids and robots, youth, friends, mission, time travel, time machine, boy, prank, cartoon cat ...
Time: 22nd century, future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Doraemon the Movie: 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: 2d animation, feel good, humorous, futuristic, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, past, legends and myths, time traveler, cartoon cat, animal protagonist, imaginary, family relations, parents and children, prank, robot human relationship ...
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: 2d animation, humorous, feel good, semi serious, futuristic
Plot: robot, moon, cartoon cat, spacecraft, car accident, flying car, school, balloon, talking animals, pets, friendship, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, youth, best friends, family relations, high school, sister sister relationship, high school life, teenager, school life, fashion, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: 2d animation, humorous, semi serious, feel good, futuristic
Plot: friendship, animal protagonist, pets, imaginary, robot, talking animals, clumsiness, cartoon cat, flying, insubordination, children, parents and children ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: 2d animation, light, feel good, futuristic, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, cartoon cat, friendship, androids and robots, time machine, a.i., unlikely couple, talking animals, technology, happy ending, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: distant future, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: 2d animation, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, feel good
Plot: cartoon cat, friendship, mission, talking animals, talking robot, friends, pets, robot, animal protagonist, dream, flying robot, talking cat ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: entertaining, light, feel good, futuristic, humorous ...
Plot: cartoon cat, animal protagonist, obsessive quest, pets, talking animals, prank, family relations, mission, friends, insubordination, fantasy life, time machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: feel good, captivating, semi serious, futuristic, entertaining ...
Plot: cartoon dog, cartoon cat, animal life, adventure, teamwork, cat, talking cat, save the world, dog, talking animals, time traveler, anthropomorphic animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: 2d animation, light, futuristic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: time machine, imaginary, time travel, friendship, gadget, artifact, robot, time traveler, museum, androids and robots, cartoon cat, mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: 2d animation, semi serious, feel good, light, futuristic ...
Plot: cartoon cat, talking animals, pets, insubordination, mission, family relations, time machine, clumsiness, friendship, animal protagonist, rabbit, everyday life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: 2d animation, captivating, humorous, educational, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, adaptation, anthropomorphism, environmental, environmentalist, environment, cat, time traveler, everyday life, eyeglasses, boy with glasses, robot ...
Time: future
Place: japan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Doraemon the Movie: 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: 2d animation, semi serious, sweet, futuristic, light ...
Plot: cartoon cat, androids and robots, mission, friends, friendship, prank, boy, youth, fictional city, pets, talking animals, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, futuristic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cartoon cat, time travel, time traveler, time machine, pets, adventure, clumsiness, space travel, imaginary, friendship, anthropomorphic cat, outer space ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: 2d animation, semi serious, feel good, futuristic, humorous
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, time traveler, androids and robots, robot human relationship, imaginary, alternate timeline, past, getting home, bully, mission, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, student, friendship, teenage love, supernatural ability, classmate, teenage girl, high school, school, love, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, 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, 2d animation, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: ocean, friendship, imaginary, androids and robots, cartoon cat, mermaid, princess, prank, friend, talking cat, insubordination, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: feel good, humorous, light, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school life, school, teenage love, coming of age, high school, youth, romance, fall in love, teenage life, friendship, mischievous children, friends ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Plot: wizards and magicians, school, supernatural, power relations, youth, teachers and students, harem, imaginary, boarding school life, boarding school, high school life, men hatred ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.2
 16K
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, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, coming of age, stranger, tomboy, youth, monster, friendship, alien, robot, baseball, bass, guitar ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, space and aliens, workplace, city life, slice of life ...
Time: future, 24th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, magical girl, cards, magic, school, coming of age, elementary school, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, responsibility, romance ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, touching, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, super weapon, extinction, adventure, starting over, post apocalypse, hopes, siblings relations, future dystopia, family relations, deadly weapon ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, odd, mad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, eccentric family, family, family life, friends, anthropomorphic animal, teenage life, social relations, cat, family relations, suburban life, youth ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, shoujo, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, friends, high school life, youth, transformation, loss of family member, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, everyday life, teenage life, first love ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 199
Kobato. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kobato is a girl who came to earth to fulfill her wish, which is to go to a certain place. To fulfill that wish, she has to find a bottle and fill it with scarred hearts. Together with her "teacher", which is a stuffed animal, she search ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, stylized, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, magic, friendship, imaginary, supernatural ability, fall in love, love and romance, friends, youth, looking for love, hopes, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 186
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural, young heroes, heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, best friends, youth, danger, family, school, magic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, princess, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, school, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, 2d animation, humorous, reboot ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pony, adventure, princess, unicorn, imaginary kingdom, friends, horse, female protagonist, imaginary, magical, magic ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 19th century, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 travel, time machine, sent to the future, escapades, goofy hero, partners, existence paradox, disorder, sent to the past, misfit partners, youth, high school ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%