Movies and TV shows like Fan's Video

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Fan's Video (1991)
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Fan's Video (1991)
Original name: おたくのビデオ
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A hilarious mockumentary featuring an animated tale of an average person who slowly becomes an otaku (obsessive fanatic) and eventually becomes the "Otaking"! Between story segments, live action interviews with fictional die-hard otakus take place.
Style: parody, mecha
Plot: geek, satire, nerd, cosplay, collector, robot, magic, everyday life, tennis, zoo, tennis player, coffee shop, college student, hidden identity, pay phone, alias

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Robot Girls Z (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story revolves around a new team of "Toei robot girls" named "Team Z" that is made up of three girls based on Toei's Mazinger Z franchise: Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger, and UFO Robot Grendizer. Usually they perform in ...
Style: mecha, parody
Plot: fight, cartoon violence, stylized violence, robot, female protagonist
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Shonen Maid (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After the loss of his mother, Chihiro is left alone. With no known family left, he has to find a way to move on. Things aren’t looking good until a chance encounter with the young and handsome Madoka—who turns out to be his wealthy uncle! Madoka ...
Style: shoujo, humorous, entertaining, captivating
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Watamote (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: At the tender age of 15, Kuroki Tomoko has already dated dozens and dozens of boys and she's easily the most popular girl around! The only problem is that absolutely none of that is real, and her perfect world exists only via dating games and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, parody
Plot: high school, friendship, misfit, teacher student relationship, imaginary character, friends, fictional reality, social relations, real world, recluse, brother sister relationship, high school life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Welcome to the NHK! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: N.H.K ni yôkoso! (Welcome to the N.H.K) revolves around the life of Tatsuhiro Satou, a 22 year old hikikomori who hasn't got a job and feels that the world around him is all a "conspiracy" controlled by the "N.H.K". He ...
Style: semi serious, witty, psychological, captivating, offbeat
Plot: conspiracy, social misfits, lifestyle, society, nervous breakdown, nerd, satire, porn, mind game, twentysomething life, slice of life, recluse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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The Demon Girl Next Door (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Awakening her dormant abilities as a devil one day, Yuuko Yoshida aka Shadow Mistress Yuuko, is entrusted with the mission to defeat the Light clan's shrine maiden, a magical girl, by her ancestor Lilith. Yuuko meets magical girl Momo Chiyoda ...
Style: light, absurd, humorous, semi serious, parody
Plot: demon, magical girl, magic, slice of life, rivalry, school life, high school life, curses spells and rituals, everyday life, danger, transformation, disorder ...
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Sweetness & Lightning (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kouhei Inuzuka is a teacher who has been caring for his little daughter on his own since his wife's death. He's no good at cooking, so he and his daughter Tsumugi have been eating packaged meals from the convenience store. A series of ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, seinen
Plot: cooking, everyday life, daughter, single parent, single father, slice of life, family relations, cookery, father daughter relationship, training, friendship, parenting ...
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WWW.Wagnaria!! (2016)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Daisuke Higashida gets a job at a restaurant because of family financial difficulties, but no one who works there is normal.
Style: absurd, seinen
Plot: everyday life, working life, romance, waitress, slice of life, coworker relationship, friendship, relationships, love affair, workplace situations, conflict between friends, friendship between boys ...
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Usagi Drop (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: By force of circumstances, a 30-year-old single man with a full-time job suddenly starts raising a 6-year-old girl. While running each other ragged, the two of them gradually grow into a "family".
Style: sincere, touching, light, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: little girl, friendship, adoption, everyday life, parents and children, single father, family, orphan, slice of life, uncle niece relationship, family relations, death of grandfather ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Barakamon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After punching a famous curator in the face for criticizing his work as "textbook and lifeless," Handa Seishuu is sent to Gotō Island to calm his nerves and find new inspiration for his calligraphy. Growing up in the city all his life, ...
Style: light, touching, humorous, inspirational, sweet ...
Plot: slice of life, everyday life, village life, painter, intergenerational friendship, re-education, social relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, stranded on an island, friendship, remote village, lifestyle ...
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Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year Future Century 60, the Earth's elite have departed from the polluted planet to live in orbiting space colonies, each nation with its own. Below them live the commoners, people who try hard to make a living in the dingy cities and ...
Style: mecha
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⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Slow Start (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Ichinose is a normal 16-year-old high school student. However, there is something different about her: She enrolled in high school one year late! Her classmates are unaware of this, and Hana will have to work hard to catch up with everyone else.
Style: entertaining, stylized, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Daily Lives of High School Boys (2012)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Join Tadakuni, Hidenori and Yoshitake as they undergo the trials and tribulations of life in high school. Each episode presents the boys and their classmates in unique situations that you may or may not have faced in high school yourself.
Style: humorous, stylized, captivating
Plot: slice of life, school life, high school, high school life, boys' school, dating show, male objectification, teenage angst, teachers and students, classmate classmate relationship, fraternity, friendship between boys ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cromartie High School (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Folks, meet Takashi Kamiyama. Enrolled at Cromartie High, where everybody is a delinquent, Kamiyama is apparently the only non-delinquent in the school. Logically, therefore, he must be the toughest in his class—by the rather twisted logic that ...
Style: not serious, surreal, humorous, offbeat, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, high school, delinquent, criminal, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, rivalry, satire, parallel world ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moral Orel (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
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2DTV (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: 2DTV is a British satirical animated television show that was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom from March 2001 to December 2004. Lasting a total of five series and thirty-three episodes, 2DTV became the successor of popular 80's TV series ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Mad is an American animated sketch comedy series created by Kevin Shinick and produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Based upon the magazine of the same name, each episode is a collection of short animated parodies of television shows, movies, games, ...
Style: parody, humorous, satirical, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, satirical, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Excel Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Excel works for Across: an organization bent on world domination to create a better society. She ain't exactly great at her job but she definitely tries hard. And with her new partner from outer space she ain't giving up. Meanwhile 3 ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world domination, ambition, imaginary, strong female presence, alien encounter, workplace situations, corporate world, dark humor, save the planet, take over, disorder, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Welcome To! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
TV show
Story: Welcome to the many wonders of the internet, We'll be your guide on the highs and lows (mostly the lows) of the most popular websites the internet has to offer.
Style: parody, 2d animation
Plot: sarcasm, internet, man child, youtube, criticism, gambling, satire
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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ILL-ustrated (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: VH1 ILL-ustrated is an animated series that aired on VH1 and was conceived by animation producer Bob Cesca that parodied pop culture and politics. Recurring characters include satirical caricatures of Axl Rose, Michael Jackson, among others. The ...
Style: captivating, not serious, witty, humorous
Plot: satire, celebrity culture, politics, artists and showbiz, surrealism, celebrity
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Seitokai Yakuindomo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 307 min.
TV show
Story: The stage is set at Ousai Private Academy which, due to declining birth rates, has transitioned from an all-girls high school to a co-ed. The current ratio of male to female students is 28:524. Within this paradise, Tsuda Takatoshi is inaugurated as ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: high school life, school life, slice of life, new student, harem, battle of the sexes, friendship, rivalry, chastity belt, couples, society, high school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the final days of the One Year War, a Zeon special forces group infiltrates a colony to gather information on a new Gundam unit. Alfred Izuruha, a 10-year-old student, befriends Zeon rookie pilot Bernie Wiseman during a brief mobile suit combat. ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, terrorism, battles, child, chaos, space station, swat team, space and aliens, young heroes, adventure, imaginary, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wonder Showzen (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Wonder Showzen is an American sketch comedy television series that aired between 2005 and 2006 on MTV2. It was created by John Lee and Vernon Chatman of PFFR. The show is rated TV-MA. The show's format is that of educational PBS ...
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, parody, controversial ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, puppet, social problems, racial slur, puppets, stupidity, dark humor, disorder, religions or cults, society, social satire, absurd humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Daria (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Daria Morgendorffer lives with her stressed-out, career-fixated parents, Helen and Jake, and her relentlessly cute and popular little sister, Quinn. Daria and her fellow outcast and best friend, Jane Lane, attend Lawndale High School where they are ...
Style: witty, clever, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, antisocial behavior, sarcasm, loner, teenage life, high school life, intelligence, family relations, best friends, school, adolescence, everyday life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dick Spanner, P.I. (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: Dick Spanner, P.I. is a 1986 British stop-motion animated comedy series which parodied Chandleresque detective shows. The title character and main protagonist was Dick Spanner, voiced by Shane Rimmer, a robotic private detective who works cases in a ...
Style: parody, puppet animation
Plot: robot, private investigator, british humour
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, parody, witty, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, social satire, family relations, small town, parents and children, eccentric family, satire, talking animals, goofy hero, adolescence, dog, absurdism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
March Comes in Like a Lion (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Rei is a 17-year old professional shōgi player, who lives by himself, not having a real family, and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, and who ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, captivating, humorous, seinen
Plot: slice of life, school life, depression, dysfunctional family, high school life, competition, everyday life, tournament, coming of age, bullying, game, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Earth Defense Club at Binan High School are a group of boys that do nothing, but be lazy. One day when two of the club members, Atsushi and En, are taking a bath in a bathhouse, a talking pink Wombat appears out of nowhere and requests the two ...
Style: parody, light, captivating, 2d animation, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation, light, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, cia, satire, youth, benign alien, parents and children, stupidity, patriotism, family life, small town, german ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., langley virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%