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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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, stylized, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school life, fashion, high school, college, designer, rise to the top, youth, romance, model, social climbing, lifestyle, fashion model, fashion designer, falling in love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan

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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 life, high school, romance, teenage life, love and romance and friends mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise Kiss: I Don't Have Many Friends (2011), Waiting in the Summer (2012), Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012), Kamisama Kiss (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Kodaka Hasegawa has just transferred to St. Chronica's Academy and he's having a hard time making friends. With his naturally blond hair and fierce looking eyes, people constantly mistake him for a delinquent. One day, he runs into his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: harem, social misfits, high school, friendship, school, romance, club, high school life, teenage life, misfit, youth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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95%
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: stylized, semi serious, emotional, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, young lovers, high school life, friends, social relations, first love, small town, filmmaking, fall in love, benign alien, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gender bending, cross dressing, high school life, teenage life, rich and poor, high school, youth, society, high school hunk, secret hideout, mistaken identity, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love triangle, high school life, love, cat, slice of life, dormitory, school life, romance, teenage life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, master and servant, school, imaginary, parallel world, life turned upside down, supernatural, youth, teenage life, disorder, power relations, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: teenage love, romance, high school life, teenage life, friendship, schoolgirl, school, high school, looking for love, slice of life, wooing, love and romance ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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: realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: romance, high school, love and romance, club, friendship, school, society, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
I Like What I Like, So There (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Hashiba has an accident and has lost all of his memories. When Fujimori comes to his school as his new roommate, He tells Hashiba that he is called Ran. He and Hashiba both have a split personality which they developed in their youth.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: gays and lesbians, memory loss, young lovers, high school life, romance, high school, teenage life, love and romance, youth, split personality, gender, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, dedicated educator, starting over, workplace situations, youth, power relations, rebelliousness, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, uneducated ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: underdog, feminism, sport, sport team, high school, ambition, youth, athlete's life, high school life, romance, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, young lovers, teenage love, friendship, child abuse, bully, slice of life, romance, teenage life, estrangement, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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K-On! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Story: Rock n' Roll may never die, but the Sakuragoaka Girl's High School Light Music Club might not be here to stay unless would-be drummer Ritsu Tainaka can find three more members to replace the graduated seniors. Determined to see that the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, music, high school, coming of age, slice of life, band, school, high school life, student life, teenage life, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, serious, realistic, touching, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, basketball, follow your dream, friendship, romance, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, fall in love, ambition, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, lovers on the run, school, romance, forbidden love, true love, unfulfilled love, teenage life, love and romance, youth, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Strawberry Panic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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: semi serious, sentimental, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, high school, school, love and romance, boarding school, youth, gays and lesbians, romance, high school life, friends, social relations ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, college life, college, romance, coming of age, love and romance, friends, self discovery, friendship, unfulfilled love, student life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 80
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: teenager, best friends, teenage life, high school, youth, friends, parents and children, family relations, brother sister relationship, fashion, marriage proposal, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: high school, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, romance, looking for love, gender bending, gender, love and romance, high school life, youth, disorder, men hatred ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: high school, introspection, friendship, slice of life, nerd, recluse, high school life, social relations, hopes, friends, imaginary character, real world ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: self discovery, sport team, sport, high school, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, power relations, prodigy, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: transformation, curses spells and rituals, love and romance, friendship, youth, friends, high school life, high school hunk, everyday life, loss of parent, loss of family member, creature ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
This Ugly Yet Beautiful World (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: This Ugly Yet Beautiful World is an anime television series created by Shouji Saeki and Hiroyuki Yamaga. It was co-produced by the Gainax and Shaft animation studios. The series aired on the Tokyo Broadcasting System from April 1, 2004 to June 16, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, exciting
Plot: youth, high school life, romance, high school, in the woods, teenage life, fall in love, heroes, love and romance, chosen one, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Girl Revolution Utena (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Revolutionary Girl Utena is a manga by Chiho Saito and anime directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara. The manga serial began in the June 1996 issue of Ciao and the anime was first broadcast in 1997. The anime and manga were created simultaneously, but, despite ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, hotshot hero, high school life, high school, school, revolution, youth, gender roles, gender identity, sexual identity, teenage sexuality, phallic symbol ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Please Twins! (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Please Twins!, is an anime television series, scripted by Yousuke Kuroda and produced by Bandai Visual, which was later adapted into a light novel and one-volume manga series. It centers on a family of three teenagers in high school all living ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, forbidden love, siblings relations, social differences, romance, fall in love, love and romance, youth, orphan, twins, high school life, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Plot: school, buddies, switching roles, high school, supernatural, miraculous event, youth, high school life, body swapping
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Love Hina (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 544 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: martial arts, university, friendship, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, school, romance, opposites attract, looking for sex, college, love triangle, teenage love ...
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
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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: realistic, feel good, humorous, clever, intellectual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, high school life, high school, teenage life, love and romance, romance, youth, friends, mischievous children, teenage love, coming of age, fall in love ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious, atmospheric, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school, benign alien, odd couple, contests and competitions, interracial relations, alien encounter, imaginary, space and aliens, youth, disorder, save the world, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: school, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, social relations, friends, high school life, love triangle, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%