Movies and TV shows that are like Clannad

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Clannad
Original name: クラナド
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, uplifting
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, high school, high school life, romance, teenage life, coming of age, fall in love, ambition, hopes, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, wish come true, society, basketball, dream come true, meaningful kiss, twin sister, self esteem, tennis, kicking, sculpture, delinquent, scooter, baseball, twin, helmet, sarcasm, regret, teddy bear, dream, memory, festival, surrealism, punch, cake, rain, snow, book, marriage, flirting, rage, student, school, loner, overbearing parent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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Whisper of the Heart
Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Japan
111 min.
 8.0
Paradise Kiss
Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Japan
23 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and emotional films and TV series with plots including youth, teenage life, high school life, high school, romance, love and romance and coming of age themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Animation genres. Some movies like Clannad: Clannad: The Motion Picture (2007), Air (2005), Air: The Motion Picture (2005), Ocean Waves (1993), Whisper of the Heart (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Clannad: The Motion Picture
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, semi serious, sincere, serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, high school life, romance, teenage life, terminal illness, coming of age, youth, love and romance, station, ear, bread, aikido, female teacher, coast, spring, star, nosebleed, soccer, high school student, pregnant wife, convenience store, basketball, apartment, bridge, car, coffee, sea, dream, pregnancy, festival, death of mother, death of wife, hospital, surrealism, musician, railroad crossing, train, love, rain, death, father daughter relationship, rooftop, father son relationship, teacher, blood, doctor, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
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System:   95%
    User:   78%
 
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Air
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: impossible love, romance, parents and children, supernatural, small town, high school life, tragedy, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, supernatural ability, teenage love, tragic love, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, fall in love, imaginary, family relations, social relations, monk, sad ending, wings
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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Air: The Motion Picture
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, touching, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: impossible love, parents and children, romance, high school life, small town, wings, summer, magic, small town life, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, teenage love, tragic love, haunted by the past, fall in love, imaginary, family relations, social relations, sad ending, adoptive mother, curse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   78%
 
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Ocean Waves
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, teenage love, romance, high school life, high school, unspoken love, high school reunion, falling in love, surrealism, love, teenage life, urban, love and romance, youth, social relations, friends, favoritism, teenage crush, hugging, airplane, friend, bathtub, flashback, anger, coping
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   88%
 
Whisper of the Heart
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Style: touching, surreal, realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic, sweet, melancholic, emotional, atmospheric, road movie, feel good, light, earnest, stylized, reflective, uplifting, talky, inspirational
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, imagination, self discovery, love, friendship, love story, adolescence, follow your dream, romance, school, childhood, fantasy world, firefly, dreams, coming-of-age, destiny, runaway, teenager, storytelling, unlikely friendships, mentor, loneliness, magic realism, transformation, relationships, life, cat, adventure, teenage life, beautiful scenery, idealism, education, high school student, writing, violin, dream, train, book, library, tragedy, life philosophy, vengeance, witches, honest, writers, alter ego, culture clash, magic, adaptation, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   52%
 
Waiting in the Summer
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Style: emotional, semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, benign alien, romance, young lovers, high school, teenage love, true love, high school life, teenage life, friendship, love and romance, filmmaking, youth, artists and showbiz, space and aliens, friends, social relations, meaningful kiss, teen romance, first love, film reel, group of friends, grief, home movie, alien, video camera, small town, girl, boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
I Don't Have Many Friends
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, stylized, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, high school, friendship, high school life, harem, romance, club, school, teenage life, misfit, youth, social relations, friends, teenage love, physical appearance, love and romance, society, schoolgirl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   72%
 
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, suspenseful, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, romance, supernatural ability, high school life, slice of life, school, teenage life, coming of age, imaginary, youth, supernatural, teenage love, student life, fall in love, love and romance, social relations, super weapon, eye patch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   56%
 
Paradise Kiss
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, stylized, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rise to the top, fashion, high school life, college, high school, romance, youth, designer, model, lifestyle, fashion model, fashion designer, falling in love, social climbing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, pregnancy, coming of age, parents and children, romance, rock, high school life, teenage pregnancy, suburbs, teenage life, youth, family relations, introspection, siblings relations, family life, high school hunk, parents separation, unwed mother, divorced parents, teenage mother, abstinence, lesbian relationship, gay relationship, high school student, lesbian mother, gay, gay kiss, gay parent, affair, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbian, lesbian kiss, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, divorce, friend, friendship, college, dating, cheerleader, first sex, unwanted pregnancy, supportive parent, step siblings, protective parent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
The Garden of Words
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Style: serious, touching, melancholic, romantic, realistic, breathtaking, reflective, stylized, heartbreaking, enigmatic, colourful, light, cerebral, meditative, atmospheric, surreal, sweet, clever, bad ending
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, loneliness, storytelling, social misfits, solitude, art, love story, mentor, relationships, life philosophy, childhood, beautiful scenery, life & death, dreams, shoemaker, creativity, classic car, catastrophe, brutality, misfit, destiny, transformation, twists & turns, love, giant robots, imagination, chase, dialogue, culture clash, youth, fantasy world, literature, poetry, vengeance, technology, idealism, unlikely friendships, happy ending, animals, sacrifice, police investigation, friends, guilt, runaway, mysterious character, unlikely couple, follow your dream, teenage life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   47%
 
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K-On!
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, music, coming of age, high school, high school life, student life, slice of life, band, school, teenage life, youth, friends, friendship, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, social relations, rehearsal, graduation, bass, part time job, lifestyle, tea party, guitar, clumsiness, shopping, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, fear, anxiety, shyness, obstacle, performance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
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Abraxas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: follow your dream, rock, palaces castles and temples, self discovery, midlife crisis, religions or cults, small town, hopes, musician's life, introspection, redemption, artists and showbiz, society, unfulfillment, punk rocker, enlightenment, buddhist temple, breakdown, buddhist monk, ostracism, rock concert, mental patient, rocker, buddhism, artist, medication
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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Boys Over Flowers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, friendship, high school, romance, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, social relations, coming of age, opposites attract, social differences, cinderella story, hopes, teenage girl, society, couples, friends, korean, rich kid, teen romance, temper, class differences, best friend, teenager, teenage boy, family disapproval, unlikely relationship, ex couple relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   52%
 
Mirage of Blaze
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 325 min.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural ability, high school, reincarnation, gender, romance, supernatural, imaginary, rivalry, gays and lesbians, high school life, youth, sent to the past, love hate, unrequited love, gay stereotype, supernatural power, exorcism, homosexual, samurai, betrayal, obsession
Time: contemporary, ancient history, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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Nana 2
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: best friends, romance, love triangle, friends, female friendship, friendship, love and romance, coming of age, music band, mini skirt, musician's life, pregnancy, love affair, artists and showbiz, youth, couples, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, mini dress, japanese girl, naivete, fired, kimono, manicure, red wine, japanese woman, room service, record store, mobile phone, traffic jam, concierge, confrontation, text message, live performance, pregnant, face mask, fireworks, guitarist, drummer, supermarket, bassist, falling in love, aerial shot, music video, smoking, van, news report, argument, concert, hotel room
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day - The Movie
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, stylized, sentimental, psychological
Plot: friendship, coming of age, ghost, love triangle, haunted by the past, supernatural, teenage life, childhood friends, romance, slice of life, unrequited love, estrangement, love and romance, youth, friends, teenage love, high school life, fall in love, social relations, loss of son
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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One Tree Hill
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, siblings relations, high school life, sport, basketball, teenage life, suburbs, sibling relationship, rivalry, youth, couples, family relations, athlete's life, friendship, intrigue, couple relations, coming of age, love triangle, parents and children, teenage love, suburban life, ambition, love and romance, social relations, friends, coach, favoritism among siblings, renewed love, childhood sweetheart, step siblings, step parent, abandoned, owner, star, family secret, loner, first love, dating, bastard, high school basketball, heart disease, parent child relationship, single father, heart condition, high school athlete, sibling rivalry, high school teacher, locker room, half brother, best friend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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Ouran High School Host Club
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: gender bending, mistaken identity, high school life, high school, teenage life, romance, youth, disorder, rich and poor, dishonesty, society, cross dressing, high school hunk, debt, secret hideout, cosplay, geisha, private school, twins, parody, female protagonist, brother brother relationship, poverty, mishap, teacher
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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Brave New Girl
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic, uplifting, sincere, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: musician's life, follow your dream, music, school, rising to stardom, parents and children, teenage life, ambition, hopes, youth, family relations, artists and showbiz, showbiz, coming of age, based on a novel, music school, country girl, rival, playing piano, foreclosure, opera, guitar, piano, public humiliation, jealousy, fish out of water, female protagonist, vodka, singing, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, rivalry, humiliation, snobbism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Style: touching, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, melancholic, feel good, interesting, reflective, clever, emotional, light, surreal, romantic, witty, sweet, enigmatic, talky, colourful, intense, surprise ending, dramatic, breathtaking, cerebral, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, coming of age, high school, school, supernatural ability, changing the past or future, storytelling, childhood, coming-of-age, fantasy world, loneliness, mentor, unlikely friendships, transformation, destiny, romance, student, tragedy, schoolgirl, teenage girl, surrealism, love, dialogue, imagination, kids and family, slice of life, philosophy, adaptation, identity, art, runaway, life philosophy, culture clash, idealism, vengeance, justice, catastrophe, gunfight, adventure, imaginary, love and romance, teenage love, youth, supernatural, teenage life, fall in love, hopes, friends, painting
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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The O.C.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Style: witty, serious, touching, realistic, intellectual
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, romance, social differences, teenage love, suburbs, troubled teen, teenage life, youth, social relations, friends, best friends, buddies, parents and children, rich and poor, high school life, gay, wealth, coming of age, family life, fish out of water, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, family relations, disorder, dating, divorce, lawyer, jealousy, social worker, abortion, first sex, social climbing, latinos, classmates, first love, loner, unhappy, social problems, jewish, resentment, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, private school, high school friend, social issues, class differences, teenage sex, teen angst
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
I Like What I Like, So There
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: young lovers, high school life, memory loss, romance, high school, teenage life, love and romance, youth, gays and lesbians, split personality, gender, social relations, homosexuality, flashback, who to trust
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Love Wind
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: siblings relations, high school, romance, high school life, family life, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, androids and robots, introspection, moral dilemma, incest, forbidden love, true love, ferris wheel, brother sister relationship, divorce, society, event planner, separated
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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Go
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, social differences, racism, teenage life, fish out of water, misfit, society, youth, teenage love, parents and children, high school life, sport team, love and romance, family relations, based on a novel, japanese girl, japanese woman, dead boy, subway, prejudice, racist, fight, stabbed in the throat, teenager, violence, blood, school, graduation, basketball, boxing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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How She Move
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, touching, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dancer's life, hip hop, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, follow your dream, music, high school, dance, black people, teenage life, urban, urban ghetto life, ambition, hopes, youth, artists and showbiz, friendship, high school life, life turned upside down, coming of age, rivalry, society, family relations, disorder, life is a bitch, friends, dance contest, lifestyle, loss of sister, teenager, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Style: serious, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, touching
Plot: ghost, friendship, haunted by the past, love triangle, redemption, afterlife, reunion, teenage life, estrangement, supernatural, hopes, imaginary, youth, friends, spirit, troubled teen, childhood friend, ghost child, high school, children, death of friend, group of friends, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, girl, little girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: high school, self discovery, memory loss, romance, fall in love, love triangle, amnesia, teenager, teenage love, urban, high school life, student life, teenage life, love and romance, youth, social relations, high school hunk, yearbook, teen romance, identity, love, camera
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   43%
 

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