Movies and TV shows like Paradise Kiss

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Paradise Kiss (2005)
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Paradise Kiss (2005)
Original name: パラダイス・キス
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: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, stylized, semi serious, josei
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fashion, high school, high school life, fall in love, romance, fashion designer, rise to the top, social climbing, designer, youth, lifestyle, fashion model, college, model, university, coming of age, cross dressing, modeling, slice of life, school club, everyday life, falling in love, school life
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 high school life, youth, high school, romance, teenage life, love and romance and friendship mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Paradise Kiss: Say "I love you." (2012), Maid Sama! (2010), Nana (2006), Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012), Ouran High School Host Club (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
Plot: teenage love, friendship, friends, high school life, school, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, haunted by the past, youth, troubled past, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: shoujo, humorous, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, love and romance, high school, teenage love, fall in love, maid, teenage life, romance, high school life, student, power relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Nana (2006)
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, musician, rock band, flatmate, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, broken heart, punk rock, group of friends, job seeking, relationships, coming of age ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan
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Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Protected by the highest security, the Maison de Ayakashi is rumored to be haunted, where only eccentrics could live. In reality, it is a place for humans with non-human ancestors to live. The socially-inept Ririchiyo has come here to improve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, social awkwardness, demon, master and servant, spirit, social misfits, estate, curses spells and rituals, romance, bodyguard, haunted house ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, feel good, romantic, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, debt, high school, society, teenage life, high school hunk, youth, gender bending, high school life, romance, flirting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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: shoujo, romantic, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, master and servant, life turned upside down, magic, school, supernatural, youth, friendship, parallel world, spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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Toradora! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: shoujo, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, high school, school, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, romance, unrequited love, youth, friends, looking for love ...
Place: japan, asia
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ItaKiss (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When her newly-built home is razed to the ground by an earthquake, low-achieving, clumsy, and troublesome third-year high school student Kotoko Aihara is forced to share a roof with the school's—and possibly Japan's—smartest student, ...
Style: shoujo, emotional, humorous, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: romance, high school life, family, love, couples, society, moving, friendship, fall in love, coming of age, university, school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tada Never Falls in Love (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Love has never really been a concern for Mitsuyoshi Tada, and as the aspiring photographer enters his second year of high school. However, things just might change after he meets a foreigner named Teresa Wagner. Nevertheless, after she asks him to ...
Style: humorous, shoujo, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, popularity, friendship, school, fall in love, workplace, youth, teenage life, romance, slice of life, student
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, shoujo, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: feel good, captivating, sentimental, shoujo, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, showbiz, teenage love, love and romance, rising to stardom, breakup, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: shoujo, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: romance, music, orchestra conductor, classical music, musician, slice of life, coming of age, university, pianist, love, fall in love, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Paradise Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hyasaka Yukari only wants one thing: to enter the college that her mom wants. One day, she meets an extravagant group that loves fashion. They were searching for a model and Yukari fits their ideal model. From now Yukari will know the world of ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Aishiteruze Baby (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Aishiteruze Baby is a shōjo romance manga by Yoko Maki. It was serialized by Shueisha in Ribon from April 2002 and January 2005 and collected in seven bound volumes. It was adapted as a 26-episode anime television series produced by TMS ...
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maison Ikkoku (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maria Holic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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TV show
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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TV show
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100%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hidamari Sketch (2007)
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Akane-Iro ni Somaru Saka (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: feel good, captivating, light, humorous, entertaining ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place to Place (2012)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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