Movies and TV shows like Princess Nine

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Princess Nine (1998)
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Princess Nine (1998)
Original name: プリンセスナイン 如月女子高野球部
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Princess Nine, or Princess Nine Kisaragi Girls High Baseball Club, is a 26-episode Japanese anime broadcast in Japan in 1998. The television series was produced by Phoenix Entertainment in Japan, initially released by ADV Films in North America, aired from April 8 to October 14, 1998 on NHK, ran for 26 episodes, and six volumes of the series were released on VHS and DVD. The show is listed at Animeondvd.com as a recommended series. At Anime Expo 2013, Right Stuf had announced that they have license the series for a 2014 release under their Lucky Penny label. The story concerns the trials of nine girls at the Kisaragi School for Girls who form a baseball team for the purpose of playing on equal footing with boys' teams at the most prestigious high school tournament in Japan, The National High School Baseball Championship. Their aim to qualify for, and ultimately to win, the final rounds of the tournament which is held each year at the Koshien Stadium. They are led by ace pitcher, Ryo Hayakawa, a daughter of a former rising pitching star in Japan.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: baseball, baseball player, male female relationship, sport, female friendship, alcohol abuse, female athlete, high school, half sister, suicide attempt, fat girl, baseball game

Most similar movies to Princess Nine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, semi serious and entertaining films and TV series with plots about high school, sport, high school life, romance, youth, rivalry and sport team mostly in Animation, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Princess Nine: Major 2nd (2018), Cinderella Nine (2019), One Outs (2008), Ace of Diamond (2013), Cross Game (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Major 2nd (2018)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Shigeno Daigo is an elementary student whose father, Goro, is a professional baseball player. Inspired by his father, who was once a Major League player, Daigo started playing baseball with the Mifune Dolphins, a youth team. However, he was unable ...
Style: disturbing, entertaining, captivating
Plot: baseball, baseball player, athlete's life, sport, ambition, schoolboy, school, teenager, baseball coach, baseball team, competitor, sport team ...
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Cinderella Nine (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When Arihara Tsubasa enters Rigahama Municipal High School and learns that it has no baseball club, she starts up the Girls' Baseball Club on her own. Drawn to the club are girls who have never played baseball before, girls who once played it ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, entertaining
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One Outs (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hiromichi Kojima, the star batter of the Lycaons, heads to the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to train and find a new pitcher for the team. There, he meets Toa Tokuchi, a 134-kmph pitcher and the undisputed king of a gambling form of baseball ...
Style: psychological, witty, realistic, light, inspirational ...
Plot: baseball, contests and competitions, sport, major league, life philosophy, dispute, unlikely friendships, workaholic, obsession, wager, sports fan, fanatic ...
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Ace of Diamond (2013)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Eijun Sawamura is a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, captivating, touching
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
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Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, high school life, contests and competitions, sport, friendship, family relations, friends, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, romance, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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76%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, rivalry, society, youth, sport team, romance, ambition, underdog, athlete's life, feminism, sport, high school life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
TAMAYOMI: The Baseball Girls (2020)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In her Junior High years, the pitcher Yomi Takeda was not able to get very far in a cross-school baseball tournament. Since the catcher on her team wasn't at her level, she couldn't use her signature move, the "Magic Throw," and ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: baseball, school, tournament, female protagonist, competition, athlete and trainer, baseball team, baseball player, friendship, baseball coach, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Major (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Honda Goro the son of a famous baseball player loves nothing more than baseball itself. His biggest dream is to show his father that he can become the best pitcher in the world despite all the hardships he had to endure he keeps on running towards ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: baseball, desire for fame, baseball player, direction and purpose, sport, ambition, parents and children, baseball team, athlete and trainer, coping, athlete's life, ambitious man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Tribe Nine (2022)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Neo Tokyo, disillusioned youth form tribes that battle each other in an intense game called Extreme Baseball. One night, two kids – Haru Shirogane and Taiga – meet the strongest XB Player Shun Kamiya. Haru and Taiga join Shun's group, ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Plot: baseball, gang, sport, baseball player, rivalry, bandit, ambition, baseball team, sport team, competitor
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mix: Meisei Story (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, light, exciting, stylized, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Wallflower (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: shoujo, gothic, humorous, captivating, parody ...
Audience: kids, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: disturbing, captivating, entertaining, ecchi
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Place: okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Diabolik Lovers (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Tsurune (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When Minato Narumiya joins Prefectural Kazemai High School, he is quickly invited to join the archery club by the club's advisor, Tommy-sensei. His childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Yamanouchi Ryohei swiftly agree to join, but Minato is ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Little Busters (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ef: A Tale Of Memories (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Samurai Harem (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Having been raised and trained for the past seventeen years as a traditional samurai 'bushi', Yoichi was surprised when his father suddenly announces that there nothing more that he could teach his son, but he arranges for Yoichi to ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 1K
Air (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey in search of the Winged Maiden who was bound to the sky centuries ago, after hearing an old childhood tale from his mother. As Yukito shows his puppet show to people in an attempt to make some money, he finds himself ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, supernatural, teenage love, youth, supernatural ability, reincarnation, impossible love, teenage life, social relations, curses spells and rituals, samurai, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ping Pong the Animation (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Despite having drastically different personalities, high school boys Peco and Smile have been friends since childhood. Now, they’re both talented members of a table tennis club—but what happens when these sports lovers have to go up against each ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, psychological, intense, adult animation ...
Plot: ping pong, coming of age, high school, sport, contests and competitions, friendship, ambition, rivalry, teacher, youth, athlete and trainer, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Koi Kaze (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: After a 27 year old man has chance encounter with a fifteen year old girl, they discover that they are actually brother and sister. They were separated over a decade before due to their parents divorce, but now she is coming to move in with him and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, psychological, seinen ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Den-noh Coil (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating
Audience: kids
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%