Movies and TV shows like Ranma ВЅ

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Ranma ВЅ (1989)
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Ranma ВЅ (1989)
Original name: らんま½
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saotome Ranma, a teenage martial artist, and his father Genma travel to the 'cursed training ground' of Jusenkyo in China. There, despite the warnings of the Chinese guard, they fall into the cursed springs. From now on, whenever Ranma is doused in cold water, he turns in to a girl, and a cute, well-built red-head at that. Hot water changes him back into a man again, but only until the next time. To make matters worse, his father engages him to Tendo Akane, a girl who hates boys.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, gender bending, arranged marriage, teenage life, youth, supernatural, friends, couple relations, destiny, love and romance, young lovers, gender, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, men hatred, teenager, magic, amazon, stalker, female nudity, water, love triangle, unrequited love, pervert, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia

Most similar movies to Ranma ВЅ

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and stylized films and TV series with plots about youth, romance, teenage life, supernatural, high school, imaginary and high school life mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Ranma ВЅ: InuYasha (2000), Maid Sama! (2010), High School DxD (2012), Toradora! (2008), Kamisama Kiss (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ranma 1/2: Big Trouble in Nekonron, China (1991)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When Prince Kirin of the 7 Lucky Gods shows up at the Tendo dojo looking for his bride-to-be, guess who's accidentally holding the scroll that signifies his future mate? Why, Akane, of course, and the rest of the Ranma crew is forced to take a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, chase, gender bending, kidnapping, pervert, pig, heroic mission, rivalry, heroes, men hatred, adventure, escapades ...
Place: china, asia, japan
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InuYasha (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" (the Shikon jewel). One ill-fated ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, magic, time travel, love triangle, journey, theft, adventure, superhero, curses spells and rituals, monk, dog ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, feudal japan, asia
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75%
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, imaginary, supernatural, romance, school, coming of age, super weapon, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
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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, touching, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, teenage love, fall in love, maid, unlikely relationship, teenage life, romance, high school, workplace, rich and poor, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, mystical
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, young heroes, danger, escapades, youth, master villain, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, parallel world ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
High School DxD (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The story follows Issei Hyōdō, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day forward, he serves as an underling of Riasu, a high-level ...
Style: ecchi, captivating, exciting, stylized, hentai ...
Plot: harem, high school, romance, demon, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, erotica, magic, angel, dragon, danger, war ...
Place: japan
⇓ 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: humorous, sentimental, shoujo, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, high school, school, youth, romance, wooing, slice of life, unrequited love, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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, captivating, romantic, exciting, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, master and servant, supernatural, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, romance, school, youth, imaginary, parallel world, friendship, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Those Obnoxious Aliens (1981)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins when aliens from the planet Oniboshi invade Earth. They agree to leave only if Earth's champion can defeat the Oni champion in a game of tag within a ten-day time limit. Earth's champion, randomly selected by the aliens, ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, feel good, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, farce, alien, disorder, high school life, interracial relations, alien encounter, teenage life, imaginary, youth, save the world, space and aliens ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: romance, curses spells and rituals, looking for love, danger, supernatural, teenage life, social relations, young heroes, wooing, youth, couples, demon ...
Place: japan
⇓ 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, light, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, high school life, friendship, teenage love, social relations, dormitory, everyday life, teenage life, couples, youth, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mayo Chiki! (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When you've got acute gynophobia, even a pretty girl can be like a malady, and as the sparring partner for his family of female wrestlers, Sakamachi Kinjiro has the worst case ever! Just one touch makes his nose bleed, so school's a bloody ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: romance, master and servant, school, power relations, youth, wrestling, butler, social awkwardness, couples, love, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 319
Meow love! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nyan Koi! is a manga created by Sato Fujiwara. It started serialization on Flex Comix's free web comic FlexComix Blood on August 10, 2007. An anime adaptation premiered on October 1, 2009 in Japan. North American anime distributor Section23 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, ecchi, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cat, high school, curse, slice of life, supernatural, teenage life, teenage love, youth, disorder, romance, animal life, harem ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, silly humor, friends, couples, misfit, unlikely couple, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dream Eater Merry (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Dream Eater Merry is a Japanese action fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Ushiki Yoshitaka. The series is serialized in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Forward. The manga was adapted into an anime television ...
Style: exciting, humorous, emotional, seinen, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, imaginary, youth, high school life, life turned upside down, nightmare comes true, human host, heroes, a vision, demon, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Usagi Tsukino is chosen to be a guardian of justice and is sent on a quest to locate a Silver Crystal before the Dark Kingdom invades the Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary, teenage life, young heroes, danger, friendship, curses spells and rituals, magic, superhuman powers ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 301
11 Eyes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Satsuki Kakeru lost his sister by suicide and has been living a dull life ever since then. One day, he is transported into a bizarre world "Red Night" along with his friend Minase Yuka. In order to survive and escape from Red Night, he ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, exciting, seinen ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, on the run, survival, good versus evil, young heroes, heroes, chases and races, danger, escapades, teenage life, youth, supernatural ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Is This a Zombie? (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Some guys have no luck; he’s got no pulse. That’s life for poor unfortunate, undead Ayumu. First, he was murdered by a serial killer. Total bummer. Then he was resurrected as a zombie by a cute little Necromancer. That seemed pretty cool until ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, exciting, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: harem, zombie, supernatural, vampire, magic, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, wizards and magicians, rivalry, imaginary, heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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 2K
Slayers (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Slayers follows the exploits of the young sorceress Lina Inverse, whose life revolves around food, treasure, and fighting. After stealing treasure from a group of bandits, Lina is accosted by stragglers during her journey to the next town. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, sword and sorcery, imaginary kingdom, supernatural, good versus evil, save the world, fame, anti heroes, danger, rivalry, righting the wronged, superhero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Katei Kyoshi Hitman Reborn! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hitman Reborn is the story of Tsunayoshi Sawada, a spineless teenager nicknamed 'No Good Tsuna.' One day a baby hitman shows up & tells Tsuna that he's to become the new boss of a powerful international mafia family. Over time he ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: hitman, teenage life, young heroes, disorder, rivalry, life turned upside down, destiny, supernatural, youth, crimes, mafia, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 619
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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, sexy
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, fall in love, underdog, romance, buddies, store, college life, forbidden love, high school life, teenage life, college, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 4K
Monogatari (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Monogatari Series revolves around on Koyomi Araragi, a third-year high school student who survived a vampire attack, and finds himself helping some girls involved with all kinds of apparitions, deities, ghosts, mythological beasts, and spirits.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, young heroes, ghost, teenage life, vampire, classmate, teenage love, high school life, romance, classmates, supernatural romance, cure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 11K
Sailor Moon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers around an air-headed crybaby, named Usagi, and her friends Ami, Rei, Makato, and Minako. Using special powers, they can transform into Sailor Solders. They become Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, and Sailor ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, cat, adventure, friends, princess, friendship, love and romance, save the world, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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 life, high school, young lovers, teenage love, space and aliens, youth, benign alien, true love, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 194
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, friendship, fall in love, young lovers, love and romance, romance, disorder, prank, high school, friends, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 2K
Love Hina (2000)
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 ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, teenage love, love triangle, couples, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, teenage life, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, high school ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 920
Tokyo Ravens (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tsuchimikado Harutora was born into a prestigious Onmyoji family, but he can't see "spirit energy". Therefore, he's been enjoying a peaceful daily life with his friends at an Onmyo branch school. One day, his childhood friend ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, magic, romance, teenage boy, witchcraft, teenage life, girlfriend, school, supernatural, spirit, magical
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, heroes, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, ghost, young heroes, danger, master warrior, imaginary, escapades, master villain ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 225
Moon Phase (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Paranormal photographer Kouhei stumbles into the arms of Hazuki, a vampire beauty who has waited for years to be freed from a forgotten castle. Unwilling to part with her unwitting hero, the petite vamp follows Kouhei home and starts causing ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: vampire, supernatural, good versus evil, rivalry, captivity, teenage life, escapades, master villain, danger, curses spells and rituals, silly humor, heroes ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 66K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: warrior, friendship, training, heroes, ninja, friends, master warrior, danger, adventure, determination, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%