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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Original name: フルメタル·パニック!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the rare and coveted abilities of “the Whispered.” That’s where Sousuke Sagara enters the picture. He’s a hotshot soldier from the clandestine counter-terrorist organization known as Mithril – and he’s going undercover at Kaname’s school to try and keep her safe. He may be an ace in the cockpit of an Arm Slave mech, but there’s no training in the world that could prepare him for the warzone of high school.
Style: exciting, mecha, humorous, feel good, semi serious, surreal, seinen
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, battles, save the world, weapon system, secret identity, super weapon, fall in love, rescue, high school, love and romance, working undercover, double life, high school life, society, secret movement, cold war, androids and robots, romance, killer robot, school, farce, military, youth, military base, sergeant ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about youth, high school, high school life, teenage life, heroes, love and romance and romance mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Full Metal Panic!: Infinite Stratos (2011), Maid Sama! (2010), Stigma of the Wind (2007), Captain Earth (2014), Girls und Panzer (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
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Story: It's back-to-school mayhem with Kaname Chidori and her war-freak classmate Sousuke Sagara as they encounter more misadventures in and out of Jindai High School. But when Kaname gets into some serious trouble, Sousuke takes the guise of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
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Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In this sequel to Full Metal Panic! Fumoffu?!, Mithril becomes aware of a secret organization that has technology able to counter the ECS (Electronic Cloaking System) mode. This organization, known as Amalgam, also has "Black ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan
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Infinite Stratos (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, a Japanese scientist engineers a powered exoskeleton called "Infinite Stratos" (IS). Possessing technology and combat capabilities surpassing those of any other arms system, the IS threatens to destabilize the world. ...
Style: serious, futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, mecha
Plot: youth, high school life, society, imaginary, student life, teachers and students, heroes, young heroes, social relations, androids and robots, strong female presence, power relations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once all-boys school turned co-ed. She rules the school with strict discipline demeanor. But she has a secret—she works at a maid cafe due to her families circumstances. One day the ...
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Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Stigma of the Wind (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Four years ago, Kazuma Kannagi was defeated by his cousin Ayano Kannagi for the right to be the successor of Enraiha, a sword passed down in the Kannagi family. His defeat, along with his lack of talent for En-Jutsu, the fire arts, the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, seinen
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: magic, society, rivalry, magical, fire, tribe, heir heiress, heroes, religions or cults, environmentalism, wind, super powers ...
Place: japan
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Captain Earth (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: High-school student Daichi Manatsu works for the Globe organization to pilot a giant robot called the Earth Engine Impacter to protect the Earth from the invading alien force known as the "Kill-T-Gang", from the planet Uranus.
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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Girls und Panzer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: In this world, Sensha-do (戦車道), the art of tank-combat, is a traditional Japanese martial art for girls. Miho, a girl who just transferred into the Ōrai Girls' Academy in Ibaraki Prefecture, has been ordered by the academy's student ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, stylized
Audience: teens
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Go Dannar (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Godannar is an anime series created and directed by Yasuchika Nagaoka. The first season aired in Japan from October 1 to December 24, 2003 on AT-X. A second season later aired from April 5 to June 29, 2004. Both seasons were licensed by ADV Films ...
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, humorous, emotional, seinen, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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28%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, shoujo ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Kill La Kill (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: atmospheric, exciting, captivating, tense, suspense ...
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Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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