Movies and TV shows like Paradise Kiss

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Paradise Kiss
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: rise to the top, fashion, high school life, college, high school, youth, romance, designer, model, social climbing, lifestyle, fashion model, fashion designer, falling in love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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GTO
Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Japan
24 min.
 8.6
Ouran High School Host Club
Animation, Comedy, Romance
Japan
24 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films and TV series with plots about youth, high school, high school life, romance, teenage life, love and romance and friends mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Paradise Kiss: Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012), I Don't Have Many Friends (2011), K-On! (2009), Waiting in the Summer (2012), I Like What I Like, So There (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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I Don't Have Many Friends
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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K-On!
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 ...
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Waiting in the Summer
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, emotional, touching, humorous, stylized ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I Like What I Like, So There
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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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 ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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Story: Clannad is set in a high-school located in some Japanese town. Okazaki Tomoya is a third-year student who doesn't take his studies seriously. Always late for class, he's seen as a delinquent by the rest of his classmates who are busy ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Country: Japan
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Place: asia, japan
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    User:   52%
 
Ouran High School Host Club
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
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GTO
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: dedicated educator, starting over, high school, teachers and students, workplace situations, youth, power relations, rebelliousness, high school life, teenage life, fish out of water, uneducated ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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Style: semi serious, feel good, talky, realistic, touching ...
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    User:   45%
 
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Clannad
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Country: Japan
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SuperGals
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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 ...
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, touching
Audience: teens, date night
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Place: asia, japan
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Big Windup!
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Always Kabhi Kabhi
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Sameer Khanna lives a wealthy lifestyle along with his dad, Adesh, and mom, Suman, and studies in St. Marks High School. He is attracted to statuesque London-returned student, Aishwarya Dhawan, while his close friend, Tariq Naqvi, likes Nandini ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   46%
 
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Full Metal Panic!
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation
Country: Japan
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, exciting, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, romance, parallel world, androids and robots, military, school, master warrior, secret identity, social misfits, military base, rescue, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
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Toradora!
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, sentimental, semi serious, sincere
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Place: asia, japan
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System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Strawberry Panic
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, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Place: japan
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System:   45%
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My Little Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Boeun (Moon Geun Young) is an ordinary high school girl who worries about grades and has a crush on her school's baseball team ace, Jungwoo. One day, Boeun's grandfather orders her to marry Sangmin (Kim Rae Won) because of a pact he made ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: college life, romance, high school life, lovers reunited, school, midlife crisis, college, love and romance, high school, youth, arranged marriage, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
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System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
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Aisha
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Aisha is a girl with a simple diktat - everyone's business is her business. Arjun is a boy with even a simpler set of beliefs - Aisha should mind her own business. Caught in the Delhi upper class world with its own set of social rules, Aisha ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fall in love, matchmaking, friendship, looking for love, romance, love and romance, best friends, bollywood, couple relations, love triangle, true love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, new delhi, delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   41%
 
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The Prince of Tennis
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Prince of Tennis follows the story of a 12 year old boy Ryoma Echizen who won four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments. He's an amazing tennis player and is considered a prodigy. He moved from America to Japan and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, high school, prodigy, sport, high school life, teenage life, school, youth, power relations, friends, superhuman powers, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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Love Hina
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, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, university, school, opposites attract, romance, friendship, looking for sex, college, love triangle, teenage love ...
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
Bluer Than Indigo
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love and romance, college life, college, romance, haunted by the past, youth, couples, family relations, surrealism, innocence, love, childhood sweetheart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Girl Revolution Utena
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, offbeat, surreal, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, incest, high school, hotshot hero, school, siblings relations, boarding school, apocalypse, boarding school life, high school life, revolution, romance ...
Place: japan
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, school, high school, adolescence, teenager, obsession, friendship, best friends, teenagers, coming-of-age, teenage love, book ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, london, new zealand
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System:   37%
    User:   30%
 

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