Movies and TV shows like Pokémon Origins

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Pokémon Origins (2013)
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Pokémon Origins (2013)
Original name: ポケットモンスター THE ORIGIN
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Serving as a more faithful adaptation of the Pokémon Red and Blue games, the story follows a young boy named Red who begins a journey with his Pokémon partner, Charmander, as he seeks to capture all the known Pokémon in the Kanto region and become the Pokémon League champion.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating, light, visually appealing
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, monster, friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, championship, heroes, friends, chase, young heroes, pokemon, battles, imaginary kingdom, teamwork, team, rivals, showdown, youth, capture, escapades, fight, imaginary, danger, chases and races, battle

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Most similar movies to Pokémon Origins

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, captivating and humorous films and TV series with plots about adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, rivalry, imaginary and friendship mostly in Animation, Adventure and Action genres. Some movies like Pokémon Origins: Pokemon (1997), Beyblade (2001), Slugterra (2012), Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007), Chaotic (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, light, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: pokemon, rivalry, adventure, friendship, team, heroes, battles, contests and competitions, villain, underdog, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: japan
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88%
 6.8
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Beyblade (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, Japan, Spain
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three or four friends roam to various cities to win beyblade battles. In these battles, everyone has his/her special moves and have some common enemies like lio which has tornado type beyblade. Everyone wants to become best of all and so on. -kunal ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, captivating, disturbing, exciting
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: partners, youth, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, team, tournament, adventure, contests and competitions, save the world, beast, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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Slugterra (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Following his father's death, 15-year-old Eli Shane embraces his destiny to follow in his dad's footsteps to a secret, subterranean world called Slugterra where he is determined to be the greatest Slugslinging hero of them all!
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventure, ambition, rivalry, young heroes, heroes, supernatural, master villain, super weapon, escapades, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, young heroes, youth, good versus evil, battles, rivalry, friendship, friends, escapades, fight, save the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Chaotic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Chaotic is an American-Canadian animated fantasy television series produced by 4Kids Entertainment and animated by Bardel Entertainment. It is based on the Danish trading card game of the same name. Much of the plot is based on the original ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, dark fantasy
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, heroes, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, battles, escapades, rivalry, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Redakai Conquer the Kairu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Ky, a 15-year-old student of ancient martial arts, who embarks on an epic quest to find the Kairu, a primordial alien energy source. Aided by his friends Maya and Boomer, Ky travels the world searching for the Kairu while ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, friendship, travel, super weapon, rivalry, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, master warrior, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the Diamond Ore Country lies the powerful Holy Diamond, which has served as the kingdom's source of energy and maintained the Diamond Ore Country for centuries. Many Melecie live in the Diamond Ore Country, including their princess - the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, heroes, adventure, save the day, friendship, master villain, friends, rivalry, escapades, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, teamwork ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
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Monsuno (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: Monsuno released as Juusen Battle Monsuno in Japan, is an American-Japanese animated series that premiered in the United States on February 23, 2012 on Nickelodeon's sister channel, Nicktoons and began airing on TV Tokyo in Japan in October ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, escapades, dangerous animal, chase, rivalry, young heroes, teenage life, monster, battles, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film opens with Shaymin as Dialga appears. Then, in the Reverse or Distortion World Giratina senses Dialga's presence, and flies up to the Real World to capture him. Dialga drinks, just as Giratina's portal opens up. Giratina then ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, friendship, parallel world, heroes, obsessive quest, rivalry, young heroes, disorder, adventure, ambition, youth, master villain ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Long ago Arceus granted a fragment of its awesome power as the Jewel of Life to help Michina in the town's hour of need only to be betrayed when it was time for that power to be returned. After so many years Arceus is about to return to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: heroes, young heroes, parallel world, friendship, disorder, animal training, escapades, master villain, adventure, friends, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pokémon: Zoroark - Master of Illusions (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The thirteenth film overall for the long-running series and the fourth movie in the Diamond and Pearl story arc, it includes an upcoming creature from Pokémon Black & White, named Zoroark, as the main character (as well as its pre-evolved form, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, friends, animal training, imaginary kingdom, adventure, obsessive quest, heroes, young heroes, friendship, master villain, youth, ambition ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pokemon, adventure, friendship, best friends, good versus evil, contests and competitions, rescue, obsessive quest, friends, heroic mission, superhero, showdown ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 5K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, card playing, escapades, contests and competitions, rivalry, good versus evil, duel, studying, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Naruto the Movie 3: Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Naruto Uzumaki, Kakashi Hatake, Sakura Haruno, and Rock Lee are assigned to protect the prince of the Land of the Moon, Michiru, during his world trip; other escorts had been hired, but quit due to being treated poorly. The Land of the Moon is a ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: ninja, foe turned friend, heroes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, friendship, heroic mission, friends, adventure, master warrior, martial arts, fight for supremacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ixion Saga: Dimension Transfer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Hokaze Kon is an otherwise normal boy who, one day, receives an inter-dimensional summons to the world of Mirror. He appears just in time to save the life of Princess Ecarlate, whose enemies are trying to prevent her political marriage. Kon, who ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, semi serious
Plot: adventure, getting home, youth, supernatural, escapades, save the princess, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, heroes, young heroes, disorder, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, Mexico, Spain, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Metal Fight Beyblade is a Japanese manga created by Takafumi Adachi. It is also an anime production based on the original. It is currently being serialized by the monthly CoroCoro Comic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, save the day, super weapon, rivalry, adventure, young heroes, heroes, uninhibited rivalry, friends, youth, escapades, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pokémon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of five Genesect have invaded the big city and pose a threat to the supply of electricity, which attracts the attention of the legendary Pokémon Mewtwo. Satoshi, Pikachu and his friends must come to the rescue when the powerful leader, a ...
Style: feel good, visually appealing, semi serious, light
Plot: pokemon, friendship, fight, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, teamwork, supernatural power, monster, friends, power, young heroes, battles ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: touching, exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: save the world, superhero, good versus evil, friendship, princess, adventure, love and romance, cat, supernatural ability, monster, strong female presence, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blue Dragon (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan, France
TV show
Story: A terrible and mysterious enemy attacks the small village of Shu and his friend Kluke. The great warrior Zola, followed by Jiro, will help them discover the ability to evoke shadows (in the form of monsters of all kinds) to fight against the evil ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, epic
Plot: supernatural, dragon, adventurer, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, friendship, escapades, adventure, ruler, wizards and magicians, creator ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: In this direct-to-video sequel to Pokémon: The First Movie, Ash, Misty, and Brock continue exploring the Johto region, then have to rescue Pikachu after Jessie and James of Team Rocket kidnap him. The search leads them to the hidden plateau where ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: heroes, obsessive quest, friends, family, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, friendship, teamwork ...
Time: 2000s
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36%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal is a Japanese manga and anime series and the third main spin-off series of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise. The manga began serialization in Shueisha's V-Jump magazine from December 2010 and is licensed in North America by Viz Media. ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, supernatural, memory loss, human host, young heroes, escapades, youth, friendship, monster ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pokémon: Twilight Wings (2020)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 6 min.
TV show
Story: This series focuses on the residents of the Galar Region. It is set to focus on their dreams, realities, challenges they must face and conflicts they must overcome. This is all linked through the Galar Taxi Driver.
Style: captivating, stylized, atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: conflict, pokemon, pet owner relationship, friendship, showdown, battles, rivalry, contests and competitions, rivals, best friend, fight, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Naruto: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Naruto is thrilled when he is sent on a mission to protect his favorite actress, Yukie Fujikaze, on the set of her new movie, The Adventures of Princess Gale. But when the crew ventures out to film in the icy, foreboding Land of Snow, Yukie ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, entertaining, funny
Plot: ninja, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, master villain, supernatural, heroes, ninja warrior, fight, showdown, protector ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: pokemon, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, young heroes, heroes, escapades, mysterious character, fight for supremacy, contests and competitions, partners, youth ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Persona 4: The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Persona 4: The Animation is a television anime series produced by AIC ASTA and directed by Seiji Kishi, based on the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 video game by Atlus. The story revolves around the protagonist, Yu Narukami, who acquires a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, adventure, riddles and clues, uncover truth, mystery, friendship, youth, escapades, teenage life, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ginta Tiramizu is an average school student but keeps on having weird dreams about an amazing land. One day, something strange happens and Ginta appears in his fantasy. Together with Ginta's friends on the way, he will be able to fight an evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, superhero, heroic mission, young heroes, heroes, adventure, rivalry, good versus evil, save the world, androids and robots, parallel world, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Dragon Ball (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, warrior, rivalry, dragon, monster, desire, tournament, training, young heroes, escapades, friendship, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 4K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: magic, adventure, friendship, supernatural, youth, hopes, young heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, escapades, legends and myths ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
 6.5
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Guin sâga (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: "The seal will be broken after many years". In the land of Nospherus, four heroes embark on a patch of destiny that will weave a new legend. The story follows Guin, a powerful swordsman with a leopard head, the adolescent royal twins Remus ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, stylized ...
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, destiny, rivalry, twins, friendship, young heroes, friends, legends and myths, battles, escapades, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%