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.
TV show
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, romance, wish come true, loner, teenage life, ambition, dream come true, basketball, youth, love and romance, follow your dream, society, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, hopes, overbearing parent, school, fight, student, twins, snow, 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 youth, romance, teenage life, high school, high school life, friendship and love and romance mostly in Animation, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Clannad: A Silent Voice (2016), I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018), Toradora! (2008), Clannad: After Story (2008), His and Her Circumstances (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clannad (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: touching, sincere, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school, romance, terminal illness, high school life, love, death of mother, student, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
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A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
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, sincere, touching, romantic, biting ...
Plot: bullying, deaf, sign language, friendship, high school, disability, japanese school, redemption, deafness, suicide attempt, coming of age, single mother ...
Place: japan
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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: thought provoking, sincere, disturbing, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, high school, teenage boy, friendship, teenage girl, fall in love, teenage life, hospital, romance, family relations, bucket list, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Toradora! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: shoujo, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage love, high school, school, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, romance, unrequited love, youth, friends, looking for love ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Clannad: After Story (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A sequel to the anime based on the Key Clannad franchise. After Story is a path that opens in the original visual novel after all the other paths have been opened. Life continues on for Tomoya. A few months have passed since he confessed his love to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, romance, youth, terminal illness, dream come true, life is a bitch, coming of age, teenage life, parenthood, slice of life, childbirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, teenage life, young lovers, romance, power of love, against the odds, youth, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ef: A Tale Of Memories (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: On Christmas Eve, Hiro Hirono meets a girl named Miyako Miyamura as she chases a purse snatcher. Hiro later finds out that Miyako also goes to the same school as he does and they start hanging out together. This makes Hiro's childhood friend, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, diary, teenage love, teenage life, lovers reunited, love and romance, high school life, young lovers, fall in love, youth, high school, first sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Air (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, seinen
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, romance, teenage love, youth, supernatural ability, reincarnation, impossible love, teenage life, social relations, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Golden Time (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, light
Plot: friendship, love, university, youth, love interest, japanese girl, hometown, dream, rock star, romance, couples, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 282
Gakuen Heaven (2006)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan, Germany
TV show
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: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, yaoi ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, ambition, teenage life, friendship, teenage love, youth, buddies, school, romance, gay athlete, childhood friend, harem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, high school life, contests and competitions, sport, friendship, family relations, friends, teenage life, coming of age, rivalry, hate, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Natsuyuki Rendezvous (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a Japanese manga series by Haruka Kawachi which serialized in Shodensha's Feel Young magazine between July 2009 and January 2012. An anime television adaptation by Dogakobo aired in Fuji TV's Noitamina block between ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, fall in love, wooing, romance, love triangle, store, unfulfillment, tragedy, love and romance, supernatural ability, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, feel good, touching, shoujo, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, love and romance, friends, high school life, transformation, loss of family member, youth, everyday life, teenage love, first love, accident, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Haganai: I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, stylized, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: harem, social misfits, school, friendship, social relations, teenage life, club, youth, misfit, teenage love, society, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Shuffle! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, semi serious, atmospheric, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, chosen one, rivalry, teenage life, youth, fall in love, romance, love and romance, school, curses spells and rituals, silly humor, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strawberry Panic! (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, romance, love and romance, teenage love, social relations, friends, youth, gays and lesbians, high school life, teenage life, boarding school, high school ...
Place: japan
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33%
Kids on the Slope (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, jazz, friendship, coming of age, free spirited, music band, social relations, youth, first love, unrequited love, love triangle, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, humorous, feel good, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, love and romance, high school, teenage love, fall in love, maid, teenage life, romance, high school life, student, power relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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La Corda d'Oro: Primo Passo (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hino goes to a school that specialises in music and has two streams: the normal stream and the music stream, where the music students are regarded as the more elite. She was running late for her class one day when she saw a tiny fairy, who seemed ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, teenage life, musician's life, youth, hopes, contests and competitions, friendship, rivalry, music, high school, underdog, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kuronuma Sawako is completely misunderstood by her classmates. Her timid and sweet demeanor is often mistaken for malicious behavior. This is due to her resemblance to the ghost girl from "The Ring," which has led her peers to give her the ...
Style: shoujo, touching, light, sweet, romantic ...
Plot: romance, high school, school, friendship, high school life, outcast, everyday life, slice of life, friends, romantic relationship, humble, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, friendship, ghost, unrequited love, death of friend, haunted by the past, friends, teenage life, hopes, romance, tragedy, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Aishiteruze Baby (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Aishiteruze Baby is a shōjo romance manga by Yoko Maki. It was serialized by Shueisha in Ribon from April 2002 and January 2005 and collected in seven bound volumes. It was adapted as a 26-episode anime television series produced by TMS ...
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, high school life, teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, youth, family life, teenage life, eccentric family, social relations, family relations, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, shoujo, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, friends, high school life, school, fall in love, teenage life, love and romance, haunted by the past, youth, troubled past, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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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, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, supernatural, ghost, love triangle, teenage love, coming of age, unrequited love, youth, haunted by the past, high school life, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: school, high school, youth, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, male female relationship, teenage girl, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Classroom of the Elite (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is a leading prestigious school with state-of-the-art facilities where nearly 100% of students go on to university or find employment. The students there have the freedom to wear any hairstyle and bring any personal ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, humorous, light
Audience: teens
Plot: school, rivalry, education, teenager, society, friendship, youth, dishonesty, teenage life, high school life, teenage boy, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Akane-Iro ni Somaru Saka (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Junichi Nagase was a real delinquent in middle school, one nasty enough that he earned the nickame "Geno Killer," and it's by this less than flattering epithet that Yuuhi Katagiri first comes to know him when he rescues her from two ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, high school life, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, teenage love, friendship, engaged couple, family relations, rivalry, new student, salvation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Charlotte (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: All thanks to the special ability that he developed, Yu was able to cheat his way into a very prestigious high school. With his power, he thought nothing was going to stand in his way until he met a mysterious girl named Nao Tomori and other ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, entertaining, feel good, live comedy
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: school, high school, adventure, teenage life, supernatural ability, magic, super powers, super strength, secret organization, drastic change of life, teenage boy, fight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, feel good
Plot: baseball, rivalry, society, youth, sport team, feminism, romance, ambition, underdog, athlete's life, high school life, sport ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Haibane Renmei (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, emotional, sentimental, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: salvation, parallel world, afterlife, suicide, rules and policies, youth, supernatural, angel, life turned upside down, disorder, haunted by the past, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%