Movies and TV shows like Nana

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Nana (2006)
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Nana (2006)
Original name: NANA―ナナ―
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Nana is a 2006 anime series based upon the manga of the same name. It centers on two girls with the same name and of the same age, crossing paths and ending up living together in Tokyo.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, josei, realistic, not serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, broken heart, looking for love, friendship, punk rock, musician, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, job seeking, twentysomething life, friendship between girls, train, relationships, coming of age, love triangle, angst, slice of life, band, roommate, punk band, loyalty, tragedy, sex, music ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about romance, love and romance, high school life, friendship, high school, youth and friends mostly in Animation, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Nana: Paradise Kiss (2005), Skip Beat! (2008), Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004), Nodame Cantabile (2007), His and Her Circumstances (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Paradise Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, high school, high school life, romance, designer, fall in love, fashion designer, social climbing, rise to the top, youth, lifestyle, fashion model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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100%
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Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all ...
Style: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, love and romance, teenage love, rising to stardom, breakup, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, competition, school, romance, music, slice of life, training, love and romance, fall in love, high school life, musician, school life ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Koyuki Tanaka was feeling the rut, though he’s only a teenager. Between the sheltered and stifling grind of school and the girls that spend their time not noticing him… Every day was just another day of being a total nobody. Enter Ryusuke: a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, stylized, inspirational ...
Plot: school, music band, friends, ambition, self discovery, lifestyle, rock, rock band, follow your dream, youth, high school life, love and romance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Nodame Cantabile (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Chiaki is a first class musician whose dream is to play among the elites in Europe. Coming from a distinguished family, he is an infamous perfectionist; not only is he highly critical of himself, but of others as well. The only thing ...
Style: josei, captivating, feel good, shoujo, sincere ...
Plot: romance, music, musician, classical music, coming of age, slice of life, university, orchestra conductor, pianist, love, fall in love, friendship ...
Place: japan, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In His and Her Circumstances, like a drug, Yukino Miyazawa was addicted to admiration and praise from those around her. She worked hard to become the perfect student, the perfect girl. But that was before… him. Souichirou Arima. The instant she ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, romance, young people, power of love, family problems, against the odds, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
Style: touching, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: pianist, friendship, contests and competitions, depression, romance, love and romance, music, boy genius, loss of parent, school, parent child relationship, tragedy ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Sound! Euphonium (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After swearing off music due to an incident at the middle school regional brass band competition, euphonist Kumiko Oumae enters high school hoping for a fresh start. As fate would have it, she ends up being surrounded by people with an interest in ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: slice of life, brass band, friendship, training, high school, coming of age, competition, mother daughter relationship, friend, awkwardness, falling in love, memory ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Honey and Clover (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yuuta Takemoto is a poor college student who lives in a dilapidated apartment building with his two friends, Shinobu Morita and Takumi Mayama. The series chronicles the students' story as they struggle through life and love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, romance, everyday life, coming of age, slice of life, fall in love, love triangle, lifestyle, student life, unfulfilled love, self discovery, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Gravitation (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Gravitation follows goofy, wannabe pop star Shuichi Shindo, on his journey to fame with his best friend Hiroshi Nakano and their band, Bad Luck.  Along the way, Shuichi meets famous (male) author, playboy Eiri Yuki, and falls in love.  Bad Luck is ...
Style: yaoi, feel good, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: musician, music band, romance, musician's life, rising to stardom, partners, gays and lesbians, performer's life, hate, destiny, wooing, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kids on the Slope (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kids on the Slope is a Japanese manga series by Yuki Kodama. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012. It is directed by Shinichirō Watanabe at MAPPA and Tezuka Productions with music provided by acclaimed composer Yoko ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, jazz, friendship, coming of age, free spirited, music band, social relations, youth, first love, unrequited love, love triangle, loud ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: love, friendship, youth, university, japanese girl, love interest, dream, hometown, romance, couples, love triangle, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Spring Ride (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of her first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka suddenly has a chance encounter with her first love, Kou Tanaka. Three years ago, he transferred schools before she was able to say how she felt about him. After meeting each other again, ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, captivating, stylized, visually appealing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Strawberry Panic! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Nagisa Aoi is a new transfer student into one of the three prestigious all-girls Catholic high schools on Astraea Hill: a school called St. Miator (the other two are St. Spica and St. Lelim (known in the anime as Le Rim, for some reason). While ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, romance, love and romance, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, friends, social relations, gays and lesbians, youth, boarding school, meaningful kiss ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hatsukoi Limited. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ayumi and her friends are all just entering the eighth grade, as, one by one, they discover that love is infectious and you can catch it from anyone! Now Ayumi's torn between two brothers, Koyoi has an altogether different kind of brother issue ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ajimu: Beach Story (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: One morning as he arrives at the train station on his way to school, 17-year-old Nakaido Hirosuke catches sight of a beautiful girl, Ajimu Yasuna, and immediately falls for her. The two of them get to know each other and become friends. As events ...
Style: suspense, humorous, contemplative, exciting, visually appealing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sweet Blue Flowers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Fumi Manjoume enters Kamakura's accelerated high school - Matsuoka All-Girls High School. While waiting at the Kamakura station on the day of her entrance ceremony, she runs into an old childhood friend whom she had not seen in 10 years: ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood friend, school life, romance, high school life, first love, love triangle, reunited friends, high school romance, love, lesbian relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Scum's Wish (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Seventeen-year-old Mugi Awaya and Hanabi Yasuraoka appear to be the ideal couple. They are both pretty popular, and they seem to suit each other well. However, outsiders don't know of the secret they share. Both Mugi and Hanabi have hopeless ...
Style: captivating, ecchi
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Friends suck, and trusting someone is just setting yourself up. That's the lesson Mei Tachibana learned after her heart was ripped out and only a shell was left where a girl used to be. But unlike so many, she found an easy solution: ...
Style: touching, emotional, shoujo, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nakaimo: My Little Sister Is Among Them! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Is insanity hereditary? Shougo Mikadono's beginning to think so, because the terms of his late father's will seem crazy and following them may drive Shougo bonkers as well. Oh, it sounds simple at first: before Shougo can claim his VERY ...
Style: humorous, touching, romantic, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: school, romance, reunion, harem, looking for love, relationships, love affair, young love, romantic triangle, family secret, unrequited love, impossible love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tsumiki Miniwa, a small girl who packs a punch, is in love with her best friend, tall and easygoing Io Otonashi. The only problem is that she can't bring herself to come out and say it. And, despite the fact that he can otherwise read her like ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: youth, couples, young lovers, fall in love, love and romance, romance, friendship, school, disorder, prank, high school life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Maison Ikkoku (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: wooing, student life, college, boarding school life, romance, hopes, love and romance, youth, dumped, looking for love, human nature, campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
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Love and Lies (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society, Japan has implemented a complex system referred to as "The Red Threads of Science" to encourage successful marriages and combat increasingly low birthrates. Based on a compatibility calculation, young people at the ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, romance, teenage girl, friends, teen romance, teenage protagonist, friendship between teens, love at first sight, adolescence, friends in love, young love, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Koi Kaze (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After a 27 year old man has chance encounter with a fifteen year old girl, they discover that they are actually brother and sister. They were separated over a decade before due to their parents divorce, but now she is coming to move in with him and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: incest, high school, romance, forbidden love, high school life, family relations, introspection, moral dilemma, brother sister relationship, youth, separated, couples ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Rumbling Hearts (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: At first, Takayuki Narumi is befriended by Mitsuki Hayase only because Mitsuki's best friend, Haruka Suzumiya has a crush on him; however since then, Takayuki, his pal Shinji Taira, and Mitsuki have grown to be the best of friends. Then one ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, entertaining, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, high school, tragedy, first love, grownups, romance, best friends, youth, love and romance, teenage love, haunted by the past ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Love Hina (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 544 min.
TV show
Story: Keitaro and his childhood sweetheart make a promise to be accepted at and to meet each other at the prestigous Toudai University before she moved out of his life. About a decade later, Keitaro has become an artist and a daydreamer, having ranked ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, ecchi
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, love triangle, teenage love, teenage life, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, battle of the sexes, youth, unlikely couple, college ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sing "Yesterday" for Me (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After college, Rikuo Uozumi, a boy without much ambition in life, takes on a job at a convenience store. The days pass by uneventfully for Rikuo until he meets his former girlfriend and classmate, but especially thanks to the unusual Haru Nonaka, ...
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, sentimental, seinen
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Uta no Prince-sama (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: With dreams of becoming a composer and someday writing a song for her favorite idol, Haruka enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. However, ...
Style: shoujo, captivating, humorous, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: romance, artists and showbiz, music, school, couples, rivalry, friendship, society, hotshot hero
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hachiman Hikigaya is an antisocial high school student with no friends or girlfriend and as a result has a distorted view on life. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, youth, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, male female relationship, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Horimiya (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A secret life is the one thing they have in common. At school, Hori is a prim and perfect social butterfly, but the truth is she’s a brash homebody. Meanwhile, under a gloomy facade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: slice of life, high school life, romance, high school, teenage life, teenage girl, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, friends, teenager, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%