Movies and TV shows like Love Hina

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Love Hina (2000)
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Love Hina (2000)
Original name: ラブひな
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 544 min.
TV show
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 27th from the last in the national practice exam. When his grandmother leaves the all-girls dormitory, he becomes the residential manager and soon meets up with two Todai applicants who may have been that sweetheart, since he`s forgotten her name. Then there the other tenants like young Shinobu who was in despair until Keitaro helped her, Motoko the swordsmaster who sees men as evil distractions, Su Kaolo the genius child inventor and the sneaky Kitsune.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, ecchi
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, teenage love, love triangle, opposites attract, teenage life, youth, battle of the sexes, couples, wooing, unlikely couple, adolescence vs adulthood, college, high school, martial arts, university, self discovery, feminism, hot spring, school, friends, romance, family relations, love and romance, high school life, college life ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, kyoto japan

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Most similar movies to Love Hina

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, romance, love and romance, high school, teenage life, friendship and high school life mostly in Animation, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Hina: His and Her Circumstances (1998), Maid Sama! (2010), Toradora! (2008), Step Up Love Story (2002), Golden Time (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei (2010)
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 ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, fall in love, loss of virginity, teenage life, youth, best friends, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, wooing, looking for sex, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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50%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, romance, young people, power of love, family problems, against the odds, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
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100%
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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, romantic, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, teenage love, maid, high school, romance, fall in love, teenage life, workplace, rich and poor, unlikely relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school, love and romance, school, teenage life, romance, wooing, youth, looking for love, high school life, slice of life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Step Up Love Story (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Makoto and Yura Onoda are happy newlyweds but neither of them has sexual experience before. Desperately willing to improve their sex life, they look for help from their relatives, friends and "the media". While their sexual knowledge is ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: first sexual experience, newlywed, sexual fantasy, sister in law, slice of life, sexual humor, husband wife relationship, marriage, shyness, newlyweds, male female relationship, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, love, university, youth, japanese girl, love interest, dream, hometown, romance, couples, love triangle, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, opposites attract, teenage love, social relations, eccentric family, youth, love and romance, family life, family relations, teenage life, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maburaho (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: High school student Kazuki Shikimori comes from a line of powerful magicians with extraordinary DNA and he attends the most prestigious school for wizards in all of Japan. It would seem that life is good for Kazuki. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, ecchi
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage life, chosen one, supernatural ability, teenage love, supernatural, wizards and magicians, love triangle, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, high school, romance ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Oh My Goddess! (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: When college student Keiichi Morisato dials the wrong number while ordering for some food at his dormitory, he accidentally gets connected to the Goddess Hotline and a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears out of a mirror in front of him. After ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: true love, fall in love, hopes, destiny, couple relations, college, unlikely couple, opposites attract, youth, romance, love and romance, college life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: entertaining, touching, humorous, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, love triangle, teenage love, friends, high school life, everyday life, social relations, dormitory, couples, youth, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Honey and Clover: Set 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, everyday life, romance, coming of age, slice of life, love triangle, fall in love, youth, self discovery, unfulfilled love, student life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, sentimental, shoujo, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, friends, teenage life, social relations, fall in love, high school life, love and romance, school, haunted by the past, youth, troubled past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Video Girl Ai (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: High-school student Yota Moteuchi is so unpopular that his classmates have given him the nickname "Dateless." So it's no surprise when the love of his life, Moemi, is not interested in Yota but instead is in love with Yota's best ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, buddies, youth, romance, battle of the sexes, teenage life, forbidden love, high school life, unfulfilled love, college life, store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: touching, realistic, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, social misfits, school, harem, social relations, friendship, club, misfit, youth, teenage love, society, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bluer Than Indigo (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, youth, college, college life, family relations, couples, sexual content, haunted by the past, true love, love, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waiting in the Summer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, romance, high school, high school life, social relations, young lovers, teenage love, space and aliens, youth, benign alien, teenage life, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: touching, realistic, humorous, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, youth, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, male female relationship, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tsumiki Miniwa, a small girl who packs a punch, is in love with her best friend, tall and easygoing Io Otonashi. The only problem is that she can't bring herself to come out and say it. And, despite the fact that he can otherwise read her like ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: youth, couples, young lovers, fall in love, love and romance, romance, friendship, school, disorder, prank, high school life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, touching, feel good, shoujo, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, friends, youth, transformation, curses spells and rituals, loss of family member, high school life, teenage love, everyday life, teenage life, first love ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The World God Only Knows (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Keima is a dating sim champion. Cute girls are rendered powerless by his irresistible game playing techniques. Too bad things aren't that way in the real world. That is, until his tempting game playing causes a real live—and very ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: romance, curses spells and rituals, looking for love, supernatural, teenage life, danger, social relations, youth, wooing, young heroes, couples, demon ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, rivalry, showbiz, teenage love, breakup, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, relationship vs career, betrayal, teenage life, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, touching, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, romance, school, supernatural ability, social relations, high school life, coming of age, slice of life, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 94
SuperGals (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: teenager, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, best friends, youth, high school, sister sister relationship, school life, fashion, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Strawberry Panic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, love and romance, romance, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, friends, social relations, youth, gays and lesbians, boarding school, meaningful kiss ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heaven and Earth (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Tenjho Tenge, also written as Tenjo Tenge, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Oh! great. The story primarily focuses on the members of the Juken Club and their opposition, the Executive Council, which is the ruling student body of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, ecchi
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, teenage life, rivalry, youth, gang, supernatural power, female fighter, school, legends and myths, friends, siblings relations, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Listen to Me, Girls. I'm Your Father! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Segawa Yuta is a freshman of a university. He lost his parents when he was small and was raised by his sister Yuri. Yuta has been living alone since Yuri got married to a middle aged man when Yuta was a junior high student.  One day, Yuri visited ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: orphan, family relations, romance, youth, life turned upside down, hopes, friendship, japanese culture, uncle niece relationship, sister sister relationship, separated, parents and children ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Shuffle! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, sentimental, atmospheric, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: chosen one, forbidden love, fall in love, teenage life, romance, youth, rivalry, love and romance, school, curses spells and rituals, juvenile delinquency, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Like What I Like, So There (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: humorous, captivating, sentimental, psychological, light ...
Plot: memory loss, split personality, romance, high school life, youth, young lovers, gender, social relations, teenage life, young love, gays and lesbians, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Little Monster (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mizutani Shizuku finds peace in her studies.  Working hard to stay at the top of the class, alone but focused.  When she is tasked with delivering class materials to Yoshida Haru, her world starts to rapidly expand.  With some new friends and ...
Style: shoujo, light, feel good, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school life, friendship, romance, teenage love, couples, teenage life, youth, wooing, high school, bullying, everyday life, delinquent ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ajimu: Beach Story (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: One morning as he arrives at the train station on his way to school, 17-year-old Nakaido Hirosuke catches sight of a beautiful girl, Ajimu Yasuna, and immediately falls for her. The two of them get to know each other and become friends. As events ...
Style: suspense, humorous, contemplative, visually appealing, exciting
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, friend, teenage girl, sexual humor, fall in love, high school, white panties, smiling, crying, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%