Movies and TV shows like Paradise Kiss

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Paradise Kiss (2005)
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Paradise Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, touching, stylized, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school life, fashion, high school, college, designer, youth, model, lifestyle, rise to the top, social climbing, romance, fashion designer, falling in love, fashion model
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, high school, high school life, romance, love and romance, teenage life and school mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise Kiss: Maid Sama! (2010), Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Toradora! (2008), Kamisama Kiss (2012), Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, power relations, teenage love, unlikely relationship, teenage life, fall in love, maid, cafe, popularity, rich and poor, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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100%
Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, teenage life, high school, high school hunk, rich and poor, gender bending, society, high school life, mistaken identity, romance, youth, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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100%
Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: OMG! There’s this girl at school, Yamada, who wants to make like a hundred sex friends. She totally thinks she can devirginize one hundred different boys! Can you believe that? That’s like every boy in the school. Who does she think she is? I ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, offbeat, humorous
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, looking for sex, high school life, teenage love, best friends, youth, obsession, social relations, wooing, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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100%
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Toradora! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: It’s Ryuji’s first day as a junior in high school and it seems as if things are looking up. He gets to sit in between his only friend, Yusaku, and, more importantly, the girl he’s secretly crushing on, Minori Kushieda. But just when he thinks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, school, friendship, schoolgirl, youth, romance, slice of life, wooing, high school, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, love and romance, supernatural, life turned upside down, school, supernatural romance, imaginary, spirit, friendship, youth, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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100%
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Sakura Dormitory is a dorm of the high school affiliated with Suimei University of the Arts (often shortened as Suiko), which hosts the strangest, most trouble-making students. After being kicked out of the normal dorm for keeping a stray cat, ...
Style: humorous, touching, light, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, dormitory, coming of age, high school life, love triangle, social relations, everyday life, couples, teenage life, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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39%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Story: When a local player arrogantly states that girls should become housewives instead of going to school, teenage firebrands Koume and Akiko respond by forming their own baseball team. It's shocking. It's scandalous. And yet, in a nation in ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: athlete's life, romance, sport team, youth, high school, society, feminism, high school life, sport, ambition, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Mayo Chiki! (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When you've got acute gynophobia, even a pretty girl can be like a malady, and as the sparring partner for his family of female wrestlers, Sakamachi Kinjiro has the worst case ever! Just one touch makes his nose bleed, so school's a bloody ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: master and servant, high school, youth, butler, cure, romance, love and romance, teenage life, high school life, gender, wrestling, protecting from truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Yuta has a problem. As one of the thousands of Japanese students afflicted with "chunibyo," a state where they're so desperate to stand out that they've literally convinced themselves that they have secret knowledge and hidden ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, teenage life, supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, supernatural, imaginary, school, social relations, super weapon, high school life, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Heaven and Earth (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Oh! great. The story primarily focuses on the members of the Juken Club and their opposition, the Executive Council, which is the ruling student body of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, martial arts, legends and myths, siblings relations, friends, rivalry, high school life, teenage life, gang, high school, youth, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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GTO (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: About Eikichi Onizuka, a 22-year-old ex-gangster member and a virgin. He has one ambition that no one ever expected from him. His solely life purpose is to become the greatest high school teacher ever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, lifestyle, starting over, rebelliousness, workplace situations, dedicated educator, adult virgin, uneducated, youth, teenage life, street kid, power relations ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Waiting in the Summer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kaito Kirishima is testing out his new camera, when something comes crashing from the sky, injuring him. The next morning he wakes up fine though, believing it was a dream, however during the day he experiences flashes from what happened and also ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, romance, social relations, friends, high school, young lovers, high school life, filmmaking, meaningful kiss, small town, benign alien, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Strawberry Panic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, sexual, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, school, high school, teenage life, boarding school, friends, meaningful kiss, high school life, youth ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Clannad (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tomoya Okazaki is a third year high school student resentful of his life. His mother passed away from a car accident when he was younger, causing his father to resort to alcohol and cigarettes. This results in fights between the two until ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, fall in love, high school life, dream come true, loner, teenage life, ambition, romance, wish come true, basketball, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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SuperGals (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, realistic
Plot: teenager, teenage life, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, friends, high school, father daughter relationship, school life, abandoned by mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
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Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: sport, friends, sport team, power relations, high school, youth, self discovery, rivalry, underdog, prodigy, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: realistic, talky, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, bully, friendship, teenage love, young lovers, child abuse, challenge, estrangement, love and romance, romance, social misfits, power of love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Shuffle! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Rin is a seemingly normal young man in school. Orphaned as a young boy he has since lived with his childhood friend Kaede who lost her mother in the same accident that he lost both of his parents. Everything changes one day when a devil princess ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, realistic, humorous, atmospheric ...
Plot: true love, forbidden love, high school life, school, rivalry, orphan, high school, chosen one, youth, fall in love, unfulfilled love, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Lucky Star (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
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: clever, humorous, realistic, intellectual, feel good
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, mischievous children, romance, love and romance, teenage life, fall in love, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, friends, high school, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: romance, youth, social relations, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, prank, high school, friends, couples, high school life, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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16%
Honey and Clover: Set 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: captivating, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: job seeking, lifestyle, struggle, coming of age, poverty, young people, professor, friendship, roommate, college, friends, widow widower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kokoro Connect (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: The five members of the Cultural Study group that meets in class 401 have spent a lot of time wondering what it would be like to be in someone else's shoes. But they're about to learn that there's a huge difference between thinking ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: school, switching roles, miraculous event, high school, buddies, high school life, youth, body swapping, supernatural
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: school, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, friends, social relations, friendship, haunted by the past, high school life, youth, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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, touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, love and romance, contests and competitions, teenage life, ambition, social relations, family relations, friends, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, touching, realistic, comic, melancholic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: school, youth, high school, friendship, romance, love and romance, dialogue, boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, society, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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15%
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Maria Holic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Maria†Holic is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Minari Endō, the author of Dazzle. The manga was first serialized in the Japanese seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Alive on June 27, 2006, and is published by Media Factory. The ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: high school, nothing goes right, love and romance, high school life, gender, youth, disorder, gender bending, looking for love, men hatred, gays and lesbians, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, youth, transformation, secret, everyday life, loss of parent, loss of family member, friends, curses spells and rituals, accident, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
WataMote: No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys Fault I'm Not Popular! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: high school, social climbing, friendship, friends, fictional reality, social relations, hopes, real world, introspection, imaginary character, recluse, slice of life ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Those Obnoxious Aliens (1981)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The series begins when aliens from the planet Oniboshi invade Earth. They agree to leave only if Earth's champion can defeat the Oni champion in a game of tag within a ten-day time limit. Earth's champion, randomly selected by the aliens, ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, high school life, save the world, youth, benign alien, love and romance, interracial relations, space and aliens, imaginary, contests and competitions, alien encounter, disorder ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bluer Than Indigo (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Kaoru Hanabishi is a college student with a mysterious and painful past, involving his wealthy family whom he walked out on years ago. He encounters a young girl, newly arrived from the countryside, and takes her in to assist her in adjusting to ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: couples, college, college life, haunted by the past, family relations, love and romance, romance, youth, love, kindness, childhood sweetheart, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%