Movies and TV shows like Clannad

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Clannad (2007)
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Clannad (2007)
Original name: CLANNAD
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tomoya Okazaki is a third year high school student resentful of his life. His mother passed away from a car accident when he was younger, causing his father to resort to alcohol and cigarettes. This results in fights between the two until Tomoya's shoulder is injured in a fight. Since then, Tomoya has had distant relationships with his father, causing him to become a delinquent over time. While on a walk to school, he meets a strange girl named Nagisa Furukawa who is a year older, but is repeating due to illness. Due to this, she is often alone as most of her friends have moved on. The two begin hanging out and slowly, as time goes by, Tomoya finds his life shifting in a new direction. Anime based on a popular visual novel game.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, uplifting, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, fall in love, high school life, teenage life, romance, wish come true, loner, ambition, dream come true, basketball, youth, love and romance, follow your dream, hopes, juvenile delinquency, society, coming of age, overbearing parent, meaningful kiss, school, fight, student, twins, baseball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Clannad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, humorous and semi serious films and TV series with plots about romance, youth, high school, love and romance, friendship, teenage life and high school life mostly in Animation, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Clannad: Clannad: The Motion Picture (2007), A Silent Voice (2016), Toradora! (2008), Shuffle! (2005), Junjo Romantica (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Clannad: The Motion Picture (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clannad is set in a high-school located in some Japanese town. Okazaki Tomoya is a third-year student who doesn't take his studies seriously. Always late for class, he's seen as a delinquent by the rest of his classmates who are busy ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school, romance, high school life, terminal illness, love, father son relationship, student, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
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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 ⇓
100%
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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
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, high school, romance, school, youth, wooing, slice of life, unrequited love, high school life ...
Place: japan, asia
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71%
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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 ⇓
100%
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Junjo Romantica (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Junjou Romantica: Pure Romance, stylized as Junjou Romantica ~Pure Romance~, is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. It focuses on three storylines; the main couple, which comprises the bulk of the books, and two other male couples that provide ...
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 ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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100%
Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: OMG! There’s this girl at school, Yamada, who wants to make like a hundred sex friends. She totally thinks she can devirginize one hundred different boys! Can you believe that? That’s like every boy in the school. Who does she think she is? I ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, teenage life, best friends, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, looking for sex, obsession, wooing, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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100%
Charcoal Feathers Federation (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A dream of falling from the sky...and then birth. Rakka is born from a large cocoon into the Old Home, greeted by a group of females with small wings on their backs and shining halos above their heads. Soon Rakka’s own wings grow, a halo is placed ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salvation, parallel world, afterlife, suicide, rebirth, rules and policies, imaginary, youth, supernatural, angel, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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100%
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Spring time in April and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the cover are the words: "Living with Dying." ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, friendship, fall in love, teenage girl, high school, romance, hospital, teenage life, teenage boy, family relations, family problems, fireworks ...
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100%
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once all-boys school turned co-ed. She rules the school with strict discipline demeanor. But she has a secret—she works at a maid cafe due to her families circumstances. One day the ...
Style: shoujo, touching, romantic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, teenage love, maid, fall in love, teenage life, unlikely relationship, high school, power relations, romance, student, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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33%
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Air (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yukito Kunisaki is on a journey in search of the Winged Maiden who was bound to the sky centuries ago, after hearing an old childhood tale from his mother. As Yukito shows his puppet show to people in an attempt to make some money, he finds himself ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, seinen
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, romance, teenage love, youth, supernatural ability, fall in love, teenage life, impossible love, reincarnation, imaginary, social relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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40%
Strawberry Panic (2006)
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
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40%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Kodaka Hasegawa has just transferred to St. Chronica's Academy and he's having a hard time making friends. With his naturally blond hair and fierce looking eyes, people constantly mistake him for a delinquent. One day, he runs into his ...
Style: touching, realistic, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, teenage life, school, harem, friendship, social relations, club, youth, misfit, teenage love, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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40%
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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 ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Yuta has a problem. As one of the thousands of Japanese students afflicted with "chunibyo," a state where they're so desperate to stand out that they've literally convinced themselves that they have secret knowledge and hidden ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, teenage love, youth, imaginary, supernatural, romance, school, coming of age, super weapon, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Story: When a local player arrogantly states that girls should become housewives instead of going to school, teenage firebrands Koume and Akiko respond by forming their own baseball team. It's shocking. It's scandalous. And yet, in a nation in ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: baseball, youth, rivalry, society, sport team, feminism, athlete's life, romance, ambition, underdog, sport, high school life ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: japan, asia
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37%
Waiting in the Summer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kaito Kirishima is testing out his new camera, when something comes crashing from the sky, injuring him. The next morning he wakes up fine though, believing it was a dream, however during the day he experiences flashes from what happened and also ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, romance, high school life, high school, young lovers, teenage love, space and aliens, youth, benign alien, true love, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, friendship, contests and competitions, high school life, sport, rivalry, family relations, teenage life, coming of age, friends, hate, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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37%
Paradise Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: fashion, high school, high school life, romance, designer, fall in love, fashion designer, social climbing, rise to the top, youth, lifestyle, fashion model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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36%
Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, teenage life, society, gender bending, high school, high school hunk, flirting, female protagonist, romance, debt, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 ⇓
36%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, friends, youth, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, loss of family member, transformation, high school life, loss of parent, teenage love, everyday life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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
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Monthly Girls' Nozaki-kun (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: High school student Chiyo Sakura has a crush on schoolmate Umetarō Nozaki, but when she confesses her love to him, he mistakes her for a fan and gives her an autograph. When she says that she always wants to be with him, he invites her to his house ...
Style: captivating, light, sincere, touching
Plot: high school, school life, drawing, manga, romance, slice of life, love and romance, friendship, couples, rivalry, art, school club ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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35%
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Kaleido Star (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kaleido Star is a Japanese anime series animated Japanese studio Gonzo. The series was created by Junichi Sato, who also directed the first season, and written by Reiko Yoshida. Kaleido Star: New Wings was directed by Yoshimasa Hiraike. Kaleido ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: young heroes, starlet, friendship, obsessive quest, follow your dream, youth, ambition, escapades, romance, destiny, teenage life, desire for fame ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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35%
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
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34%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Hachiman Hikigaya is an antisocial high school student with no friends or girlfriend and as a result has a distorted view on life. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: school, youth, high school, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, male female relationship, love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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17%
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
Plot: high school, jazz, friendship, coming of age, free spirited, music band, music, youth, first love, unrequited love, love triangle, owner ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Mayo Chiki! (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When you've got acute gynophobia, even a pretty girl can be like a malady, and as the sparring partner for his family of female wrestlers, Sakamachi Kinjiro has the worst case ever! Just one touch makes his nose bleed, so school's a bloody ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, master and servant, school, wrestling, youth, power relations, butler, social awkwardness, couples, friendship, love, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%