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Tenchi in Tokyo (1997)
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Tenchi in Tokyo (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set in yet another different Tenchi Muyo universe, this series follows the adventures of Tenchi as he leaves his home for Tokyo for more schooling and there he meets Sakuya, a girl his age who seems quite eager to become Tenchi's girlfriend, an ambition which brings on the wrath of Ryoko and Ayeka. Also thrown into the mix is a strange being named Yugi who's interest in Tenchi may not be entirely benevolent
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, martial arts, dark humor, heroes, love triangle, rivalry, adventure, supernatural, parallel world, androids and robots, graphic violence, save the world, love and romance, supernatural ability, escapades, leaving home, city life, farce, wooing, benign alien, heroic mission, violence, villain, sword, jealousy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Tenchi in Tokyo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, semi serious and humorous films and TV series with plots about heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, adventure and battles mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Tenchi in Tokyo: Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009), iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia (2007), Yozakura Quartet (2008), This End Up! (1992), Vampire Princess Miyu (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, master warrior, villain, superhero, evil alien, good versus evil, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, space and aliens, superhuman powers, supernatural power ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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iDOLM@STER Xenoglossia (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 107 years ago, the Moon was destroyed in a massive cataclysm that shattered Earth's former satellite into 81 quintillion tons of orbital debris. However, thanks to super-science, the Earth itself was saved and today no one really thinks much ...
Style: mecha, exciting, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the planet, youth, heroes, escapades, adventure, piloted giant robot, friendship, battles, rivalry, robot, talent show, space and aliens ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Yozakura Quartet (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yozakura Quartet is a Japanese manga created by Suzuhito Yasuda that began publishing by Kodansha in 2006, and was then published in the US by Del Rey in 2008. The series was animated in Japan and aired from October 2 to December 18, 2008; it ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, rivalry, friendship, supernatural, escapades, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, teenage life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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This End Up! (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tenchi Masaki is a normal high school student in Japan, who spends the summers doing chores around his grandfather's family shrine. One day, Tenchi manages to steal the key to a mysterious cave where an oni (Japanese demon) is said to have been ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, rivalry, silly humor, friends, curses spells and rituals, unfulfilled love, imaginary kingdom, tragic love, heroic mission, supernatural, betrayal, mummy ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 21st century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Vampire Princess Miyu (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: No overview found.
Style: ecchi, exciting, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: vampire, strong female presence, graphic violence, high school life, love triangle, curses spells and rituals, high school, destiny, heroes, hopes, supernatural, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Marriage of God & Soul Godannar!! (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Godannar is an anime series created and directed by Yasuchika Nagaoka. The first season aired in Japan from October 1 to December 24, 2003 on AT-X. A second season later aired from April 5 to June 29, 2004. Both seasons were licensed by ADV Films ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, futuristic, ecchi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, battles, escapades, evil alien, love and romance, space and aliens, fall in love, alien encounter, androids and robots, husband wife relationship, female warrior, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This sensational new animated adventure finds the Doctor (voiced by David Tennant) hooked up with two new companions – Cassie and Jimmy – and pits him against a new alien race, the monstrous Viperox, led by Lord Azlok. Day Springs, Nevada, 1958. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space and aliens, alien encounter, benign alien, partners, save the world, good versus evil, unlikely partners, heroic mission, save the day, heroes, adventure, rivalry ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ronin Warriors, originally Yoroiden Samurai Troopers in Japan, is one of the oldest anime series to air largely uncut to international markets. Since its U.S. re-broadcast in the summer of 1995, its popularity and fan-following has grown ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, heroes, legends and myths, parallel world, heroic mission, righting the wronged, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Not paying attention to his job, a young demon allows the evil cleansing machine to overflow and explode, turning the young demon into the infamous monster Janemba. Goku and Vegita make solo attempts to defeat the monster, but realize their only ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, inadvertently, farce, silly humor, save the world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, escapades, heroes, master warrior, supernatural ability, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Vandread is a Japanese anime series directed by Takeshi Mori and created by Gonzo and Media Factory animation studios. The series is composed of two seasons, each composed of thirteen episodes of twenty-five minutes. The first series is summarized ...
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, battle of the sexes, adventure, space travel, future dystopia, battles, escapades, rivalry, space battle, space wars, pirate, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: time travel, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, post apocalypse, alternate reality, artifact, knight, friends ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Kyo Kara Maoh! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Shibuya Yuuri, an ordinary high school boy got flushed in a toilet and he saw himself in another world. He was then declared as the 27th maou or the demon king of the Demon world by Gunter von Christ and Konrad Weller . When Yuuri now travels back ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, friends, heroic mission, friendship, good versus evil, betrayal, chaos and mayhem, escapades, rivalry, heroes, fictional reality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: exciting, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: princess, save the world, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, love and romance, cat, friendship, supernatural, supernatural ability, lgbt, lesbian ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Linebarrels of Iron (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Linebarrels of Iron is a Japanese manga series created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The series was first serialized in Akita Shoten's monthly shōnen manga magazine, Champion Red, in 2005. It has since been compiled into eleven ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, mecha, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, school, heroes, escapades, battles, parallel world, injustice, good versus evil, piloted giant robot, romance, adventure, friendship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Final Fantasy: Unlimited is an anime television series based on Square Enix's popular Final Fantasy role-playing video game franchise. Final Fantasy: Unlimited incorporates both 2D animation and 3D graphics, and takes elements from the Final ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Xiaolin Chronicles is a Canadian animated/CG television series and the revival and sequel series to Xiaolin Showdown. The series premiered on August 26, 2013, with three back-to-back episodes serving as a preview. The full series premiered on ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: martial arts, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, monastery, battles, rivalry, escapades, kung fu, shaolin kung fu, shaolin monk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, futuristic, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, superhero, good versus evil, escapades, fighting crime, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, time travel, chaos, chef, androids and robots ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Tenchi Universe (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Life for Tenchi Masaki, a "normal Japanese schoolboy", is shattered one day when a spaceship falls from the sky! Space Pirate Ryoko emerges, attaching quite quickly to Tenchi...and that isn't all! More alien females land at the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, dark humor, princess, love triangle, cult, high school life, fish out of water, alien encounter, adventurer, benign alien, escapades, adventure ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Angelic Layer (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Misaki Suzuhara has just gotten involved in Angelic Layer, a battling game using electronic dolls called angels. Even as a newbie, Misaki shows advanced skills as she meets new friends and enters Angelic Layer tournaments to fight the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, impossible love, adventure, supernatural ability, inventions and discoveries, contests and competitions, man versus machine, rivalry, battles, parallel world, save the world ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Wolverine (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Wolverine is a mutant, possessing animal-keen senses, enhanced psychical capabilities, three retracting bone claws on each hand and a healing factor that allows him to recover from virtually any wound, disease or toxin at a accelerated rate.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, mutant, heroes, supernatural ability, supernatural, healing power, genetically altered, rivalry, martial arts, mixed martial arts, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, master villain, master warrior, escapades, battles, ghost, time travel ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: mecha, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: man versus machine, androids and robots, cyberpunk, space opera, aviation, test pilot, fighter plane, love triangle, chaos, space travel, technology gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
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Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: stylized, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, supernatural, apocalypse, heroes, supernatural ability, future dystopia, adventure, chaos, supernatural power, society, friends, superhuman powers ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Ghost Sweeper Mikami (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Epic battles against evil.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: ghost, adventure, rivalry, escapades, supernatural, vampire, heroes, demon, exorcist, spirit, deadly, imaginary ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: space travel, supernatural, adventure, evil alien, battles, destiny, escapades, supernatural ability, outer space, haunted by the past, alien encounter, asteroids and comets ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Martian Successor Nadesico (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Martian Successor Nadesico, known in Japan as Mobile Battleship Nadesico, is a science fiction comedy anime TV series, and a later manga series created by Kia Asamiya. The manga, published in English by CPM Manga, is significantly different from the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: robot, outer space, mars, space wars, chaos, spacecraft, space travel, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the day, evil alien, escapades ...
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 94
Sakura Wars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
TV show
Story: At the beginning of 1900's, Sakura Shinguji received the mission of defending imperial capital Tokyo and came from Sendai to Tokyo. But, the post which she was assigned was the floral unit of the popular opera group at that time. She tries to ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, against the odds, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, man versus machine, battles, military life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: japan, tokyo, new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The Z Warriors discover an unopenable music box and are told to open it with the dragon balls. The contents turn out to be a warrior named Tapion who had sealed himself inside along with a monster called Hildegarn. Goku must now perfect a new ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, save the world, evil alien, supernatural, adventure, chaos, master warrior, escapades, rivalry, superhuman powers, beast, dragon ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Cooler has resurrected himself as a robot and is enslaving the people of New Namek. Goku and the gang must help.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, humorous, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, super strength, martial artist, master warrior, rivalry, heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural, supernatural ability, good versus evil, master villain ...
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, adventure, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, master warrior, save the world, legends and myths, reincarnation, betrayal, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%