Movies and TV shows like Initial D: Fourth Stage

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Initial D: Fourth Stage (2004)
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Initial D: Fourth Stage (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Takumi Fujiwara continues his undefeated racing streak, touring the mountain passes of Japan with rival driver Keisuke Takahashi as a part of ex-racer Ryosuke Takahashi's racing team: "Project D".
Plot: race, racing, sport, car, motor, cars
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, exciting and semi serious films and TV series with plots about sport, rivalry, friendship, contests and competitions, ambition, youth and high school life mostly in Animation, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Initial D: Fourth Stage: Initial D (1998), Fighting Spirit (2000), Ace of Diamond (2013), The Prince of Tennis (2001), Big Windup! (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Initial D (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Takumi Fujiwara is an average 18-year old high school student with an average job as a gas station attendant, and a not-so-average hand in the family business. To help his father's tofu shop, Takumi has been delivering tofu in his father's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, chases and races, car, street racing, delivery, hotshot hero, ambition, adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, gas station ...
Place: japan
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Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, athlete's life, ambition, youth, athlete and trainer, rivalry, lifestyle, follow your dream, championship, rise to the top, fight back ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Ace of Diamond (2013)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Eijun Sawamura is a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: baseball, friendship, high school, teamwork, competition, team, sport
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Prince of Tennis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Prince of Tennis follows the story of a 12 year old boy Ryoma Echizen who won four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments. He's an amazing tennis player and is considered a prodigy. He moved from America to Japan and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, prodigy, lifestyle, youth, sport, high school, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.7
 238
Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Follows Ren Mihashi, who had previously excelled as his middle school baseball team's ace pitcher, due to his grandfather's connections as its manager. As he graduates to high school, whose baseball team his grandfather does not manage, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: baseball team, baseball, prodigy, ambition, rivalry, youth, sport, sport team, against the odds, high school, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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37%
 7.4
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Bamboo Blade (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A school kendo club is in need of talent and participation when the petite and talented Tamaki is drafted. With her understated sense of justice and ample strength, Tamaki becomes an inspiration for her team-mates, school and even the deadbeat ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, captivating ...
Plot: school, kendo, contests and competitions, youth, ambition, rivalry, instructor, slice of life, teacher student relationship, club, sport, friendship ...
Place: japan
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Air Gear (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves around the life of Itsuki Minami "Ikki or Crow", also known as "Baby Face", "Lil Crow", and his friends. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, humorous, ecchi
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, adventure, ambition, extreme sport, family secret, contests and competitions, escapades, rivalry, youth, orphan, skating, streetwise ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pilot Candidate (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The planet Zion is mankind's last hope for survival. But the legions of Victim are intent on destroying humanity! Five humanoid fighting weapons called Ingrids are capable of stopping the onslaught, but only the best pilots are chosen to become ...
Plot: spacecraft, goddess, partner, robot, giant robots, eyeglasses, boy with glasses, pink hair, outer space, giant robot, boy, piloted giant robot
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 7.8
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Mazinger Z (1972)
Genre: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, ...
Style: mecha
Plot: robot, giant robot, giant robots, scientist, piloted giant robot, evil scientist, fight, heroes, invention, collaboration, friendship, super villain ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
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32%
 8.2
 401
Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, emotional, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, high school life, friendship, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, coming of age, friends, hate, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Blue Submarine No. 6 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The once famous and well respected scientist Zorndyke has bred a new genre of living being, one that thrives on the oceans and lives to destroy humans. Zorndyke believes it is time that the humans were relieved of their rule of the earth. It is up ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, evil alien, adventure, rivalry, save the world, society, danger, heroes, escapades, battles, ocean or sea, computer animation ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Based on the long-running manga by Hirohiko Araki, the first OVA series follows Josef Joestar and his 17-year-old grandson Jotaro as they attempt to finish the family blood feud against the immortal vampire Dio. Josef and Jotaro have gathered ...
Plot: camp, martial arts, fight, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Speed Racer (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Speed Racer aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: race, racing, rivalry, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, espionage, save the day, mechanic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Farewell, My Dear Cramer (2021)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: With no soccer accomplishments to speak of during the entirety of Suou Sumire's junior high school years, the young wing gets an odd offer. Suou's main rival, Soshizaki Midori, invites her to join up on the same team in high school, with a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
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Ahiru no Sora (2019)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
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Story: A stout, weak, yet highly passionate Sora Kurumatani enters Kuzuryuu High School with hopes that he’ll fulfill his mother’s wishes to dominate his first high school tournament. However, the basketball club—turned den for delinquents—does ...
Style: uplifting, funny, inspirational, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, tournament, follow your dream, sport, sport team, re-education, friendship, promise, mother son relationship, optimism, love and romance, new school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Girls und Panzer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat ...
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Zenki the Demon Prince (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Zenki is a Japanese manga series written by Kikuhide Tani and illustrated by Yoshihiro Kuroiwa. It was serealized in the Shueisha publication, Monthly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 1996. Zenki was adapted into a fifty-one episode anime television series ...
Plot: magic, demon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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RideBack (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rin Yugata, a dancer, attends college after quitting ballet after an injury prevents her from performing in a play.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, mecha
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Iwa Kakeru! Sport Climbing Girls (2020)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sport climbing is a sport that makes use of both the body and the brain to climb walls. Kasahara Konomi, a master at puzzles, just happens to discover her school’s climbing wall, and it looks almost like a colorful sort of puzzle in her eyes. This ...
Style: ecchi, sweet, uplifting, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Area 88: The Blue Skies of Betrayal (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Compilation of Area 88 Acts I-III. A pilot struggles to retain his humanity when he is shanghaied into a mercenary jet fighter force.
Plot: aviation, pilot, airplane, fighter pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Tiger Mask W (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Two young wrestlers face each other in a recently revived underground wrestling organization, the Tiger's Lair, which destroyed the wrestling dojo they grew up in. One took over the training facilities of Naoto Date at the foot of Mount Fuji, ...
Style: uplifting, exciting, intense, captivating, inspirational
Plot: fight, ambition, rivalry, sport, follow your dream, pride and honor, contests and competitions, self esteem, lifestyle, society, training, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Ping-Pong Club (1995)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A school's ping pong club tries to take back their ping pong practice room from rivals despite their differences.
Style: absurd, parody
Plot: penis joke, ping pong, japanese culture, japanese american, junior high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, adult humor, male nudity, profanity, pervert, immaturity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kuroko's Basketball (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the story, Kagami Taiga has just enrolled into Seirin High School when he meets Kuroko Tetsuya of the school's basketball team. Kuroko happens to be the shadowy sixth member of the legendary Generation of Miracles basketball team. Together, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, uplifting, tense, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, youth, contests and competitions, friendship, sport, hopes, rivalry, lifestyle, teenager, ambition, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hungry Heart: Wild Striker (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kyosuke Kano has lived under the shadow of his successful brother Seisuke all his life who is a professional soccer player. Tired of being compared and downgraded at, he abandoned playing soccer until a boy from his new highschool discovered him and ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: competition, soccer, team, student, school, talent, sport competition, playing soccer, football, contests and competitions, professional rivalry, football player ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shōyō Hinata began playing volleyball after seeing the "small giants" who played the sport when he was in elementary school. He suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament in middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio ...
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, disturbing, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, sport, rivalry, follow your dream, youth, friendship, friends, prodigy, athlete's life, contests and competitions, against the odds, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Violence Jack: Hell's Wind (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The survivors of Kanto's Hell Earthquake built a new city and christened it "Hope Town". However, this peaceful town becomes a nightmare when it's raided by the motorcycle gang, "Hell's Wind". They abduct the women ...
Style: bloody
Plot: profanity, graphic violence, blood, breasts, gore, motorcycle, violence, death, swearing, rape, strong language, extreme violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Run with the Wind (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kakeru, a former elite runner at high school, is chased for stealing food. He is saved by a Kansei University student Haiji, who is also a runner. Haiji persuades Kakeru to live in the old apartment "Chikuseisou" where he plans to team up ...
Style: captivating, seinen
Plot: teamwork, rivalry, training, competition, high school life, school life, tournament, track and field, school club, sport, running, marathon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Hip Whip Girl: Keijo!!!!!! (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kaminashi Nozomi (17) is an exceptional gymnast. So much so that colleges with some of the best gymnastic programs are trying to recruit her. Unfortunately for them, she has other plans. Due to her family being extremely poor, money is everything to ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, ecchi
Plot: fight, poverty, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, female athlete, best friend, rivalry, martial arts, friends, exercise, friendship, sport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
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Rayearth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hikaru, Umi and Fuu, three junior high schoolers, are magically transported to the mystical land of Cephiro, where they become Magic Knights in the service of Princess Emeraude in this fantasy-filled anime feature. Under the spell of an evil high ...
Plot: violence, blue hair, female protagonist, red hair, redhead, eyeglasses
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
You're Under Arrest (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Tsujimoto Natsumi, a powerful young cop with a penchant for daredevil motorcycle riding, is teamed on her first day of work with another rookie, Kobayakawa Miyuki, a whiz of a mechanic and hell on wheels with a car. While the impulsive Natsumi and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: police, partners, law enforcement, police station, crimes, best friends, partners against crime, escapades, misfit partners, strong female presence, friends, motorcycle ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%