Movies and TV shows like Cromartie High School

If you like "Cromartie High School" you are looking for humorous, surreal and not serious movies or TV shows about / with gang, high school, criminal, delinquent, teenage life, juvenile delinquency and youth themes of Animation and Comedy genre shot in Japan.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Cromartie High School (2003)
 7.7
 710
Cromartie High School (2003)
Original name: 魁!! クロマティ高校
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Folks, meet Takashi Kamiyama. Enrolled at Cromartie High, where everybody is a delinquent, Kamiyama is apparently the only non-delinquent in the school. Logically, therefore, he must be the toughest in his class—by the rather twisted logic that only a really tough rabbit would lie down with lions. Thus begins a story that parodies every cliché of tough-guy anime that you've ever heard of, and some you haven't. Oh, and Freddie Mercury is in it, too.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, high school, criminal, delinquent, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, buddies, rivalry, adolescence vs adulthood, parallel world, satire, high school life, imaginary, wannabe, tough heroes, distopia, robot, high school student, gang member
Place: japan

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Cromartie High School

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about youth, high school, teenage life, high school life, school, friends and friendship mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Cromartie High School: Azumanga Daioh (2002), Dream Eater Merry (2011), Napoleon Dynamite (2012), Heaven and Earth (2004), South Park (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Most Popular Girls in School (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Most Popular Girls in School (abbreviated MPGIS) is an American stop-motion animated comedy web series that debuted on YouTube on May 1, 2012. Created by Mark Cope and Carlo Moss, the series animates Barbie, Ken and other fashion dolls, usually ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, rivalry, high school, popularity, youth, cheerleader, best friends, uninhibited rivalry, friends, high school hunk, high school life, barbie doll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Azumanga Daioh (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Azumanga Daioh is a Japanese comedy manga by Kiyohiko Azuma. It was serialized by MediaWorks in the shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh from 1999 to 2002 and collected in four bound volumes. In May 2009, in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, biting, suspense
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, shyness, precocious child, birthday, coming of age, slice of life, child prodigy, friends ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, youth, high school life, imaginary, human host, life turned upside down, heroes, a vision, nightmare comes true, demon, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Napoleon Dynamite (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Napoleon Dynamite is an American animated sitcom based on the 2004 cult film of the same name. The series was created by Jared and Jerusha Hess and developed by the Hesses and Mike Scully. The series follows the adventures of Napoleon Dynamite in ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, light, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family relations, social awkwardness, misfit, goofy hero, disorder, delusion, high school, eccentric family, youth, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
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 ⇓
86%
 8.7
 335K
South Park (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Style: parody, cynical, witty, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, elementary school, social satire, death, friends, mischievous children, small town, vicious, buddies, killings, child swearing, adult humor ...
Time: 2010s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ 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, 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 ⇓
86%
 7.2
 1K
Air Gear (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves around the life of Itsuki Minami "Ikki or Crow", also known as "Baby Face", "Lil Crow", and his friends. The ...
Style: exciting, humorous, serious, ecchi
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, ambition, adventure, extreme sport, family secret, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, escapades, orphan, skating, streetwise ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 335
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, disorder, teenage love, teenage life, youth, romance, animal life, harem ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.4
 917
Good Vibes (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Transplanted Jersey boy Mondo and his best buddy Woodie live out their California dreams in the colorful beach community of Playa Del Toro, where the likeable, down-to-earth duo search out the wildest parties, prettiest girls and biggest waves. ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, teenage life, love and romance, youth, coming of age, surfing, friends, buddies, silly humor, teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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 ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, hitman, teenage life, rivalry, disorder, life turned upside down, destiny, youth, crimes, supernatural, mafia, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Asobi Asobase - workshop of fun - (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hanako, an athletically proficient, yet thick-headed student with a weird fashion sense, plays a game with the American transfer student Olivia. However, their vigor irritated their classmate Kasuki who dislikes playing games since she has always ...
Style: surreal, captivating, sincere, sweet, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school, school club, friendship, teenage life, adventure, love, youth, rivalry, society, school life, voodoo doll, game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.6
 2K
Beelzebub (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ishiyama High is a school populated entirely by delinquents, where nonstop violence and lawlessness are the norm. However, there is one universally acknowledged rule—don't cross first year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama's most vicious ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: demon, supernatural, danger, youth, school, master and servant, fight, nanny, parenting, imaginary, rivalry, vengeance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Prince of Tennis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, prodigy, lifestyle, youth, sport, high school, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 295
Stone Quackers (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Stone Quackers revolves around the misadventures of two ducks, Whit and Clay, along with their friends Barf and Dottie, plus the authority Officer Barry.
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, cartoon duck, friends, disorder, buddies, anthropomorphism, absurd humor, dark humor, roommate, adventure, rivalry, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 2K
Lucky Star (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Having fun in school, doing homework together, cooking and eating, playing video games, watching anime. All those little things make up the daily life of the anime-and chocolate-loving-Izumi Konata and her friends. Sometimes relaxing but more than ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: school, teenage love, coming of age, high school, youth, romance, high school life, teenage life, fall in love, friendship, mischievous children, love and romance ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
74%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 7K
GTO (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, street kid, undisciplined, changing lives, virginity, adult virgin, power relations, bad attitude, rebelliousness, teenage life, workplace situations, fish out of water ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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: romantic, shoujo, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, romance, master and servant, supernatural, supernatural romance, life turned upside down, youth, imaginary, friendship, magic, school, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 8.0
 5K
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 ⇓
74%
Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This unconventional, surrealist comedy follows an exhausted high school boy who, despite multiple attempts from his friends, still manages to spectacularly... sleep. Much to the chagrin of the energetic (at times bossy) Oota, Tanaka is often found ...
Style: feel good, sincere, light, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school life, school, friendship, youth, friends, high school student, high school, slice of life, everyday life, society, love, adventure
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, boxing, ambition, youth, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, follow your dream, rivalry, championship, rise to the top, fight back ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
imaginary movies
4205
wannabe movies
152
distopia movies
1897
The Brak Show (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The Brak Show is an animated television series that aired on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The Brak Show is a spin-off of the animated television series, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and featured recurring ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, parody, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: everyday life, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, escapades, goofy hero, youth, living with parents, family relations, newspaper, bully, destruction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
El Hazard: The Magnificent World (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Makoto is a high school student who one day found himself sent to a strange, magical world called El Hazard. He is then forced to impersonate a missing princess(an idea for which he does not care for). Other earthlings sent to this world include ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: rivalry, teenage life, school, parallel world, high school life, high school, heroic mission, friends, save the kingdom, chosen one, missing person, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: On his first day of high school, Kyon meets an eccentric girl named Haruhi Suzumiya, who announces to the class that she is interested only in meeting aliens, time travelers, and espers. Discontent with the selection of afterschool clubs presented ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: supernatural ability, high school, supernatural, teenage life, time travel, secret movement, alien encounter, danger, youth, student, schoolgirl, high school life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
71%
 7.7
 572
Eyeshield 21 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series tells the story of Sena Kobayakawa, a introverted boy who joins an American football club as a secretary, but after being coerced by ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, sport team, youth, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
71%
 8.0
 11K
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 ⇓
70%