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, female friendship, baseball game, suicide attempt, alcohol abuse, female athlete, high school, half sister, sport, fat girl

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, semi serious and realistic films and TV series with plots about high school, youth, friendship, romance, sport, rivalry and high school life mostly in Animation, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Princess Nine: Taisho Baseball Girls (2009), Ace of Diamond (2013), Cross Game (2009), Big Windup! (2007), Goooal! (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: japan, asia
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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, feel good, humorous, touching
Plot: baseball, friendship, high school, teamwork, competition, team, sport
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⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 8.3
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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, emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 209
Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Movie in collections
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 360
Love Wind (2004)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 3K
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Japan
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 5K
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 734
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, captivating, disturbing, sincere
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sweet Blue Flowers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Fumi Manjoume enters Kamakura's accelerated high school - Matsuoka All-Girls High School. While waiting at the Kamakura station on the day of her entrance ceremony, she runs into an old childhood friend whom she had not seen in 10 years: ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, touching
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.7
 8K
Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 770
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 851
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%