Movies and TV shows like Pokemon

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Pokemon (1997)
 7.5
 36K
Pokemon (1997)
Original name: ポケモン
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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 likes of Team Rocket, as well as other evil organizations, as well as battling rivals, and meeting legendary Pokémon.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, heroes, adventure, pokemon, rivalry, team, battles, contests and competitions, villain, childhood, underdog, supernatural power, danger, toys, professor, nurse, teenage boy, fantasy world, children, creature, escapades, theft, adventurer, cat, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s

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Most similar movies to Pokemon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, semi serious, humorous and stylized films and TV series with plots about adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary and friendship mostly in Animation, Action and Adventure genres. Some movies like Pokemon: Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007), Pokémon Origins (2013), Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000), Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999), Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 27K
Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Join Ash Ketchum, accompanied by his partner Pikachu, as he travels through many regions, meets new friends and faces new challenges on his quest to become a Pokémon Master.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, coach, childhood, theft, heroes, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, animal training, pets, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, youth, young heroes, battles, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, heroes, friends, friendship, escapades, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Pokémon Origins (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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 ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, championship, imaginary, contests and competitions, adventure, monster, heroes, young heroes, chase, imaginary kingdom, danger, pokemon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pokemon, good versus evil, imaginary, best friends, contests and competitions, friendship, danger, heroic mission, obsessive quest, rescue, superhero ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Pokemon: Mewtwo Returns (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 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, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary, obsessive quest, heroes, danger, heroic mission, friends, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, daring rescue, family, escapades, silly humor ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokemon created from the DNA of Mew, the rarest of all Pokemon. Determined to prove its superiority, Mewtwo lures Ash, Pikachu and others into a Pokemon match like none ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, semi serious, based on cult tv series, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, imaginary, friends, friendship, good versus evil, cloning, heroes, danger, rivalry, young heroes, heroic mission, supernatural power ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, save the world, danger, rescue, escapades, creature ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, obsessive quest, rivalry, heroic mission, young heroes, imaginary, dragon, heroes, imaginary kingdom, save the world, supernatural power ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 5K
Beyblade (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Canada, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, exciting, disturbing
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, partners, youth, team, best friends, adventure, imaginary, contests and competitions, young heroes, good versus evil, tournament, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pokemon the Movie: Destiny Deoxys (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A comet bearing a deadly Pokemon creature crash-lands onto Earth, terrorising a nearby high-tech city, where Ash, Pikachu and friends are currently visiting...
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, contests and competitions, escapades, friendship, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, pets, danger, imaginary, obsessive quest, silly humor ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the conclusion of the Battle City Tournament, deep below the sands of Egypt, an ancient evil has awakened. Anubis, who was defeated centuries ago by Yugi’s mysterious alter ego – the ancient Pharaoh – has returned for revenge. Wielding ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, intense, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, battles, friendship, save the world, monster, imaginary, fight, adventure, heroic mission, secret identity, teenage life, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: asia, egypt, middle east, japan, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 11K
Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: exciting, intense, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, school, partners, supernatural, good versus evil, transformation, master warrior, witch, save the world, friendship, bonding, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pokemon: Power of One (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Ketchum must put his skill to the test when he attempts to save the world from destruction. The Greedy Pokemon collector Lawrence III throws the universe into chaos after disrupting the balance of nature by capturing one of the Pokemon birds ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, based on cult tv series, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: collector, pokemon, island, ship, save the world, adventure, catastrophe, good versus evil, apocalypse, superhero, obsessive quest, androids and robots ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yu-Gi-Oh! is a 1998 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Bandai based on chapters 1-59 of the manga of the same name written by Kazuki Takahashi. The series aired on TV Asahi between April 4, 1998, and October 10, 1998. An ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: artifact, duel, adventure, heroic mission, ancient mystery, good versus evil, supernatural ability, mind control, riddles and clues, rivalry, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.3
 64K
Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: warrior, friendship, heroes, training, master warrior, ninja, friends, adventure, danger, supernatural ability, determination, good versus evil ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: rivalry, super weapon, adventure, save the day, young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, supernatural, vengeance, youth, danger, uninhibited rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 5K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, supernatural, supernatural ability, ghost, good versus evil, master warrior, ambition, youth, samurai, contests and competitions, friends, best friends ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pokemon Heroes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, family, superhero, adventure, gang, good versus evil, adventurer, friends, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, pirate, rescue ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One peaceful day on Earth, two remnants of Frieza's army named Sorbet and Tagoma arrive searching for the Dragon Balls with the aim of reviving Frieza. They succeed, and Frieza subsequently seeks revenge on the Saiyans.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, absurd ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, rivalry, danger, adventure, supernatural ability, master warrior, heroes, supernatural, good versus evil, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 4K
Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, monster, supernatural, danger, rivalry, good versus evil, imaginary, contests and competitions, escapades, cards, duel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, humorous
Plot: adventure, friendship, reincarnation, danger, fantasy world, parallel world, death, murder, heroes, dragon, violence, adaptation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: villain, master warrior, martial arts, superhero, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, danger, friendship, space and aliens, imaginary, superhuman powers ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! is an American/Japanese animated television series, and was created by Ciro Nieli, one of the directors of Teen Titans, with animation being done by a Japanese studio known as The Answer Studio. Set mainly on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, rivalry, danger, imaginary, escapades, good versus evil, monkey, team, heroes, tombs and skeletons, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.9
 633
Laid-Back Camp (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: While the perfect getaway for most girls her age might be a fancy vacation with their loved ones, Rin Shima's ideal way of spending her days off is camping alone at the base of Mount Fuji. From pitching her tent to gathering firewood, she has ...
Style: exciting, sincere, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: camping, friendship, journey, teacher, adventure, team, ambition, travel, fantasy world, escapades, contests and competitions, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mount fuji, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Pokémon: Spell of the Unknown (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Molly Hale's sadness of her father's disappearance get to her, she unknowingly uses the Unown to create her own dream world along with Entei, who she believes to be her father. When Entei kidnaps Ash's mom, Ash along with Misty ...
Style: entertaining, tense, suspense, disturbing, feel good ...
Plot: fight, pokemon, best friend, friendship, rescue, professor, father daughter relationship, fire, disappearance, kidnapping, lightning, mountain ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: A diminutive pink creature orbiting in space named “Kirby” crash lands into Dream Land. Once getting acquainted with the citizens who live there in Cappy Town, he begins to defend the town from the monsters that King Dedede, the self-proclaimed ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, friendship, leadership, against the odds, goofy hero, rescue, disorder, daring rescue, prank, distant planet, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: deadly weapon, battles, odd, rivalry, chess, save the world, adventurer, superhero, fictional reality, friends, witch, teleportation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beyblade: The Movie - Fierce Battle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Immediately after winning the National Championships, Tyson is challenged by a mysterious boy named Daichi, who is determined to become the next Beyblading champion. But when they battle, their Beyblades awaken ancient dark forces that take human ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: battles, heroes, save the world, young heroes, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, supernatural, friendship, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.8
 6K
ThunderCats (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Story: ThunderCats is an American/Japanese animated television series, produced by Ethan Spaulding and Michael Jelenic. A reboot of the original 1980s TV series of the same name, ThunderCats was developed by Warner Bros. Animation and Studio 4°C, and ...
Style: exciting, serious, reboot
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, leader, danger, superhero, transformation, escapades, imaginary, heroes, cat, supernatural ability, space wars ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, compassionate, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, training, fight, team, danger, friends, mission, imaginary, young heroes, martial arts, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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