Movies like Sea Prince and the Fire Child

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Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981)
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Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981)
Original name: シリウスの伝説
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after the war between the Children of Water and the Children of Fire, Oceanus, a god of the sea, presents Prince Sirius with the eye of Algarock, thereby putting him in charge of those that dwell under the waves. But when Sirius encounters a beautiful Fire Child named Malta (the daughter of the Queen of Fire), he is lost in love and defies the law that states that Children of Water and Children of Fire must forever remain separate to prevent war from breaking out once more. Sirius and Malta struggle to be together while running into obstacles and suffering great losses along the way. But in the end, are the echoes of history too loud to overcome, or can the two lovers be united and bring peace to the land?
Style: epic
Plot: journey, fairy, king, prince, friendship, water, quest, mythology, myth, legend, tragedy, fire, young love, surrealism, romance
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, stylized, feel good and light films with plots about friendship, love, coming of age, friends, family relations, love and romance and youth mostly in Animation, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Sea Prince and the Fire Child: Millennium Actress (2001), Weathering with You (2019), Beauty and the Beast (1992), Windaria (1986), A Silent Voice (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Millennium Actress (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Documentary filmmaker Genya Tachibana has tracked down the legendary actress Chiyoko Fujiwara, who mysteriously vanished at the height of her career. When he presents her with a key she had lost and thought was gone forever, the filmmaker could not ...
Style: serious, touching, talky, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: actor's life, actress, film within a film, popularity, love and romance, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, retired, mother daughter relationship, lost love, interview, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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95%
Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, feel good, light
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Beauty and the Beast (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A young, beautiful girl awaits the day she will be killed after having asked for a most humble gift.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: affection, flowers, fairy, prince, magical ring, selflessness, fear, beast, father daughter relationship, magic spell, kindness, castle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Windaria (1986)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a land filled with magic and mystery, two rival kingdoms are readying for war: Isa, the beautiful water-laden city, and Paro, the industrialized wasteland. Windaria follows the tale of two sets of lovers: Marin and Izu, a young pair of farmers ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: farmer, tree, mountain, rivalry, king, love, princess, prince, tragedy, water, coast, kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Dragon Ball: Sleeping Princess in Devil's Castle (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Goku and Kuririn are given an assignment by Kame-Sen'nin: "Retrieve the sleeping princess from Lucifer and I will take you as my students." But the mission proves to be more perilous than originally thought.
Plot: fight, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, princess, jewel, training, sun, martial arts, friendship, master apprentice relationship, jewelry
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, romantic, biting ...
Plot: sign language, deaf, friendship, high school, redemption, bullying, coming of age, suicide attempt, suicide thoughts, deafness, bully, single mother ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Sailor Moon R the Movie: The Promise of the Rose (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: While enjoying the flower gardens, Sailor Moon (Usagi) and friends encounter an old childhood friend of Mamoru's: an alien! He's come back to give Mamoru a special flower, but doesn't like Usagi and the rest of the planet's ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, friendship, supernatural power, transformation, teen romance, teenage love, escapades, imaginary, heroes, good versus evil, danger, family ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, unspoken love, surrealism, high school reunion, falling in love, love, high school, teenage life, teenage love, high school life, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, sad, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, teenage love, train, love and romance, young lovers, lovers apart, hopes, friendship, love, first love, letter, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, future ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
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Plot: buddhism, philosophy, literature, innocence, friendship, cat, anthropomorphism, another dimension, surrealism, space travel, railway, outer space ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, emotional, scenic ...
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Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Flavors of Youth (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China. 1 Shanghai Love. 2 Sunny Breakfast. 3 Small Fashion Show. Directed by Zhenxing Yi, the plot revolves around a young man working in Beijing. He used to live with his grandma in ...
Style: anthology, light, scenic, sweet, uplifting ...
Plot: life, friendship, love, young love, family, dream, summer, working life, everyday life, coming of age, nostalgia, modeling ...
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day - The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A year has passed since Menma's ghostly return to the Super Peace Busters. Although the time they spent together during that summer was short, the five members reminisce about what happened as they each write a letter to their lost friend.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, stylized, touching ...
Plot: friendship, supernatural, ghost, love triangle, teenage love, coming of age, unrequited love, youth, high school life, teenage life, fall in love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sleeping Beauty (1995)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In a faraway kingdom, the king and queen had desired a child of their very own for a long time and when their wish finally came true, they announced a grand celebration at the palace. All of the fairies from the kingdom were invited and immediately ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Little Polar Bear 2: The Mysterious Island (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
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Style: epic, stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, teenage love, first love, teenage life, love and romance, love, fall in love, self discovery, high school life, cat, education, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Little Mermaid (1975)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The story of a beautiful mermaid who gave up a kingdom for her beloved prince.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: underwater scene, storm, water, witch, prince, death, princess, female nudity, kingdom, storm at sea, legs, human ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Journey Through Fairyland (1985)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan, South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy, the son of famous musicians, is kicked out of a music university when he spends too much time with tending plants. A flower fairy helps him out as thanks for his treatment of the plants.
Plot: teenage protagonist, commitment, musician, love, bravery, dedication, fairy, loyalty, flower, flowers
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Air: The Motion Picture (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A long time ago, a winged maiden was held prisoner in a castle - cursed never to experience love, lest she die. Centuries later, in a sleepy coastal town, a young girl relives this agony.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, summer, fall in love, teenage love, romance, imaginary, tragic love, impossible love, social relations, youth, teenage life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: touching, sincere, feel good, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: deer, friendship, animals, animal, bullying, prince, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, self discovery, power relations, in the woods ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, rescue, friendship, prince, heroic mission, danger, dragon, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mai Mai Miracle (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1955 in western Japan, nine-year-old Shinko knows she comes from a family that dates back to over a thousand years. This long genealogy and stories about it feed her daydreams: she invents an imaginary friendship with a young girl in the Japan of ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, daydreamer, imaginary character, pretense, make believe, small town, legends and myths, youth, childhood, girl, coming of age ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cat Returns (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haru, a schoolgirl bored by her ordinary routine, saves the life of an unusual cat and suddenly her world is transformed beyond anything she ever imagined. The Cat King rewards her good deed with a flurry of presents, including a very shocking ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking cat, imaginary kingdom, cat, prince, adventure, rescue, human animal relationship, friendship, disorder, mischievous children, family relations, magic ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, orphan, life is a bitch, female protagonist, love, adventure, death, teenager, mother son relationship, friendship, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Secret of the Wings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, winter, in the woods, escapades, female protagonist, cold, family, friends, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Puss in Boots (1969)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: His goal is to help the weak and defenseless, but his saving a mouse makes him the most wanted in all the land. On the run from incessant, dim-witted mice, Perro befriends a young miller's boy, Pierre; together, they decide to seek fame and ...
Plot: sword and fantasy, surrealism, castle, anthropomorphic animal, princess, cartoon cat, anthropomorphic cat, king, cat, mouse, sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Summer Days with Coo (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A small, lone Kappa miraculously survives over 200 years into modern day Japan, when he is found by young Koichi. Coo, who is secretly adopted by Koichi's family, searches with his new human friend for unpopulated places in hopes of finding any ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, sincere, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: river, school, coming of age, back in time, sumo, adventure, journey, friendship, supernatural, mythical creature, escapades, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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