Movies and TV shows like The Rose of Versailles

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The Rose of Versailles (1979)
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The Rose of Versailles (1979)
Original name: ベルサイユのばら
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Raised from birth as a man, the Lady Oscar commands the palace guards at Versailles in the years before the French Revolution. Her beauty and noble spirit make her a shining figure in the eyes of both men and women but she is torn between her chosen life of service and duty to class and country and her own heart and desires. She lives as a noble amidst the opulence of Versailles but her keen senses and compassion are not blinded to the poverty of the French people.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: revolution, cross dressing, friendship, friends, romance, soldier, love and romance, royal family, high society, love affair, moral dilemma, royal court, social differences, society, dishonesty, political unrest, strong female presence, state affairs, bittersweet, forbidden love, death, sword, french revolution, mask, honor ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, versailles, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sentimental, touching and semi serious films and TV series with plots about romance, youth, friendship, love and romance, high school, teenage life and high school life mostly in Animation, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Rose of Versailles: Candy Candy (1976), Snow White with the Red Hair (2015), Love Wind (2004), Nana (2006), Say "I love you." (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth -The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The story takes place in the second half of the 19th century, as Japanese culture gains popularity in the West. A young Japanese girl, Yune, accompanies a French traveler, Oscar, on his journey back to France, and offers to help at the family's ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, light, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, social differences, culture clash, friends, disorder, fish out of water, society, slice of life, couples, family relations, rivalry, store ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Candy Candy (1976)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Candy Candy is a Japanese novel, manga, and anime series. The main character, Candice "Candy" White Ardlay is a blonde girl with freckles, large emerald green eyes and long, curly hair, worn in pigtails with bows. Candy Candy first ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, romantic, touching, uplifting
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Time: 70s
Place: london, america, italy, chicago illinois, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Snow White with the Red Hair (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Shirayuki was a young girl born with unique apple-red hair. She meets a famous but foolish Prince Raji, who falls in love with her at first sight and orders her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, shoujo, fairy tale, enigmatic
Plot: adventure, love and romance, destiny, prince, friendship, royal family, youth, snow white, king, rich, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Love Wind (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: After a 27 year old man has chance encounter with a fifteen year old girl, they discover that they are actually brother and sister. They were separated over a decade before due to their parents divorce, but now she is coming to move in with him and ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: romance, forbidden love, high school, incest, brother sister relationship, moral dilemma, introspection, family relations, youth, separated, couples, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Nana (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
Story: Nana is a 2006 anime series based upon the manga of the same name. It centers on two girls with the same name and of the same age, crossing paths and ending up living together in Tokyo.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, broken heart, looking for love, friendship, musician, twentysomething life, job seeking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flatmate, group of friends, friendship between girls, punk rock ...
Time: 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Friends suck, and trusting someone is just setting yourself up. That's the lesson Mei Tachibana learned after her heart was ripped out and only a shell was left where a girl used to be. But unlike so many, she found an easy solution: ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, friends, social relations, school, haunted by the past, high school life, love and romance, youth, troubled past ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Nagisa Aoi is a new transfer student into one of the three prestigious all-girls Catholic high schools on Astraea Hill: a school called St. Miator (the other two are St. Spica and St. Lelim (known in the anime as Le Rim, for some reason). While ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, romance, love and romance, teenage love, friends, social relations, high school life, teenage life, youth, gays and lesbians, boarding school, meaningful kiss ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Honey and Clover: Set 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Yuuta Takemoto is a poor college student who lives in a dilapidated apartment building with his two friends, Shinobu Morita and Takumi Mayama. The series chronicles the students' story as they struggle through life and love.
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, everyday life, romance, coming of age, slice of life, fall in love, love triangle, youth, self discovery, unfulfilled love, love and romance, struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
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Loveless (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Twelve year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka discovers that Soubi ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, josei ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, teenage life, vengeance, friendship, death in the family, bdsm, memory loss ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Junjo Romantica (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: serious, sexy, emotional, touching, erotic ...
Plot: gay relationship, romance, love and romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, infidelity, gender, gays and lesbians, angst, siblings relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Hashiba has an accident and has lost all of his memories. When Fujimori comes to his school as his new roommate, He tells Hashiba that he is called Ran. He and Hashiba both have a split personality which they developed in their youth.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: split personality, memory loss, romance, high school life, youth, gender, young lovers, social relations, teenage life, young love, gays and lesbians, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In His and Her Circumstances, like a drug, Yukino Miyazawa was addicted to admiration and praise from those around her. She worked hard to become the perfect student, the perfect girl. But that was before… him. Souichirou Arima. The instant she ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, bully, young lovers, teenage life, young people, power of love, romance, hopes, youth, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Toradora! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Gravitation (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Gravitation follows goofy, wannabe pop star Shuichi Shindo, on his journey to fame with his best friend Hiroshi Nakano and their band, Bad Luck.  Along the way, Shuichi meets famous (male) author, playboy Eiri Yuki, and falls in love.  Bad Luck is ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kids on the Slope (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kids on the Slope is a Japanese manga series by Yuki Kodama. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012. It is directed by Shinichirō Watanabe at MAPPA and Tezuka Productions with music provided by acclaimed composer Yoko ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: serious, exciting, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, rivalry, youth, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, high school life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
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Skip Beat! (2008)
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Country: Japan
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Style: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, showbiz, rivalry, teenage love, artists and showbiz, breakup, rising to stardom, relationship vs career, teenage life, betrayal, lifestyle, couple relations ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 190
Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: romance, youth, couples, friendship, young lovers, fall in love, love and romance, prank, disorder, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Domestic Girlfriend (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Natsuo is a high school boy who is experiencing the crushing despair of unrequited love. To make matters worse, the person he is in love with is his teacher, Hina. In an attempt to lift his spirits, he attends a mixer where he meets a girl named ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, tense, entertaining
Plot: half brother half sister relationship, sex, love, incest, female nudity, love triangle, teacher student relationship, love and romance, rivalry, youth, family, fall in love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 238
Gakuen Heaven (2006)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan, Germany
Story: Gakuen Heaven is a media franchise originating from the PC game Gakuen Heaven: Boy's Love Scramble, originally released by the company SPRAY. The franchise gradually expanded to include more games, drama CDs, manga, and anime.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, teenage life, friendship, teenage love, ambition, youth, buddies, school, romance, harem, gay athlete, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 2K
Love Hina (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 544 min.
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, opposites attract, love triangle, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, wooing, teenage life, couples, youth, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, high school ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 1K
Citrus (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Fashionable Yuzu imagined the first day at her new school she transferred to after her mother's remarriage a bit differently; she didn't know it'd be an ultra-strict and conservative girls' school. So instead of a sweet ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, light, humorous
Plot: stepsister stepsister relationship, lesbian relationship, lesbian, friendship, teenager, lesbian kiss, high school, girls' school, female nudity, romance, sister sister relationship, half sister ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 510
Please Twins! (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Please Twins!, is an anime television series, scripted by Yousuke Kuroda and produced by Bandai Visual, which was later adapted into a light novel and one-volume manga series. It centers on a family of three teenagers in high school all living ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, ecchi
Audience: date night
Plot: twins, teenage love, youth, romance, family relations, fall in love, social differences, high school life, orphan, forbidden love, siblings relations, society ...
Place: okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 718
Shuffle! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Rin is a seemingly normal young man in school. Orphaned as a young boy he has since lived with his childhood friend Kaede who lost her mother in the same accident that he lost both of his parents. Everything changes one day when a devil princess ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: chosen one, forbidden love, youth, romance, teenage life, rivalry, fall in love, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, school, legends and myths, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 4K
Basilisk (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the annihilation of the other and the staunch ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, tragic love, battles, martial arts, heroes, adventure, love affair, escapades, romance, danger, rivalry, female ninja ...
Time: 17th century
Place: japan, asia, feudal japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When Yadomi Jinta was a child, he was a central piece in a group of close friends. In time, however, these childhood friends drifted apart, and when they became high school students, they had long ceased to think of each other as friends. One of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, friendship, unrequited love, death of friend, haunted by the past, hopes, teenage life, friends, imaginary, romance, tragedy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Poem of the Wind and the Trees (Sanctus) (1987)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on the manga classic by Keiko Takemiya.
Style: touching, gloomy, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, coldhearted, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender, teenage life, fall in love, sexual abuse, student life, teenage love, innocence lost ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, romance, teenage life, everyday life, couples, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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