Movies and TV shows like Usagi Drop

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Usagi Drop (2011)
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Usagi Drop (2011)
Original name: うさぎドロップ
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: By force of circumstances, a 30-year-old single man with a full-time job suddenly starts raising a 6-year-old girl. While running each other ragged, the two of them gradually grow into a "family".
Style: sincere, touching, light, humorous, semi serious, josei, manga
Plot: little girl, friendship, adoption, everyday life, parents and children, single father, family, orphan, slice of life, uncle niece relationship, family relations, death of grandfather, adoptive father, illegitimacy, illegitimate daughter, kindergarten, coming of age, bachelor, girl, funeral, elementary school, aunt nephew relationship, death of father, young man, typhoon ...
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, light and feel good films and TV series with plots about friendship, slice of life, everyday life, high school life, school life, school and high school mostly in Animation, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Usagi Drop: Barakamon (2014), Non Non Biyori (2013), School Babysitters (2018), Sweetness & Lightning (2016), Hinamatsuri (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Barakamon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After punching a famous curator in the face for criticizing his work as "textbook and lifeless," Handa Seishuu is sent to Gotō Island to calm his nerves and find new inspiration for his calligraphy. Growing up in the city all his life, ...
Style: light, touching, humorous, inspirational, sweet ...
Plot: slice of life, everyday life, village life, painter, intergenerational friendship, re-education, social relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, stranded on an island, friendship, remote village, lifestyle ...
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If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Dale is a cool, composed, and highly skilled adventurer who's made quite a name for himself despite his youth. One day on a job deep in the forest, he comes across a little devil girl who's almost wasted away. Unable to just leave her ...
Style: humorous, captivating, suspenseful, serious, seinen
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Listen to Me, Girls. I'm Your Father! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Segawa Yuta is a freshman of a university. He lost his parents when he was small and was raised by his sister Yuri. Yuta has been living alone since Yuri got married to a middle aged man when Yuta was a junior high student.  One day, Yuri visited ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: orphan, family relations, romance, youth, life turned upside down, hopes, friendship, japanese culture, sister sister relationship, uncle niece relationship, family life, humour ...
Place: japan
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Non Non Biyori (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hotaru Ichijo, a fifth grader from Tokyo, transfers into Asahigaoka Branch School, far out at the countryside, and has to adjust to her new environment with her new friends.
Style: seinen, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, school life, high school life, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, pretty girl, school, everyday life, adventure, japanese culture, society, fish ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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School Babysitters (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing both parents in a fatal plane crash, teenager Ryuuichi Kashima must adjust to his new life as the guardian of his younger brother Kotarou. Although Ryuuichi is able to maintain a friendly and kindhearted demeanor, Kotarou is a reserved ...
Style: shoujo, light, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: siblings, parenting, orphan, school life, high school life, friendship, high school, slice of life, tragedy, school, nanny, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Sweetness & Lightning (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kouhei Inuzuka is a teacher who has been caring for his little daughter on his own since his wife's death. He's no good at cooking, so he and his daughter Tsumugi have been eating packaged meals from the convenience store. A series of ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, seinen
Plot: cooking, everyday life, daughter, single parent, single father, slice of life, family relations, cookery, father daughter relationship, training, friendship, parenting ...
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Hinamatsuri (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One night, a strange object falls on the head of Nitta, a member of the yakuza. Inside the box is a strange young girl named Hina. She has tremendous supernatural powers, and Nitta finds himself reluctantly taking her in. Her powers can come in ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: yakuza, mafia, supernatural, high school, friendship, family, adventure, danger, escapades, family relations, alien, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Arthur (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around the lives of 8-year-old Arthur Read, an anthropomorphic aardvark, his friends and family, and their daily interactions with each other.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: childhood, parents and children, family relations, friendship, school, family values, youth, family, best friend, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, little girl ...
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One Week Friends (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: High school sophomore Yūki Hase noticed that Kaori Fujimiya, his classmate, was always alone. He tried to start a conversation with her but was turned down: "My memories of friendship can last only a week," she said. Despite of knowing ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, high school life, school life, school, coming of age, first love, slice of life, romance, everyday life, love interest, mother daughter relationship, classmate ...
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Kakushigoto (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kakushi Gotou is a somewhat popular manga artist whose works are known for inappropriate content. Because of this raunchiness, when his daughter Hime was born, he vowed to keep his profession hidden from her, believing that she will be disillusioned ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, manga, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Chi's Sweet Home (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: Chi's Sweet Home is a manga series written and illustrated by Kanata Konami. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Morning since 2004. The manga has been licensed for North American distribution by Vertical Inc. ...
Style: feel good, sincere, sweet, light, humorous ...
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March Comes in Like a Lion (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Rei is a 17-year old professional shōgi player, who lives by himself, not having a real family, and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, and who ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, captivating, humorous, seinen
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Nodame Cantabile (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Chiaki is a first class musician whose dream is to play among the elites in Europe. Coming from a distinguished family, he is an infamous perfectionist; not only is he highly critical of himself, but of others as well. The only thing ...
Style: josei, captivating, feel good, shoujo, sincere ...
Plot: romance, music, musician, classical music, coming of age, slice of life, university, orchestra conductor, pianist, love, fall in love, friendship ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Ichinose is a normal 16-year-old high school student. However, there is something different about her: She enrolled in high school one year late! Her classmates are unaware of this, and Hana will have to work hard to catch up with everyone else.
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TV show
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TV show
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Interviews with Monster Girls (2017)
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TV show
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Encouragement of Climb (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
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Blend S (2017)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: High school girl Maika Sakuranomiya has trouble finding a part-time job because of how scary she looks when smiling. However, she is scouted one day by an Italian man who is also the manager of Stile, a café where its waitresses are given unique ...
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Is the Order a Rabbit? (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kokoa Hoto is a positive and energetic girl who becomes friends with anyone in just three seconds. After moving in with the Kafuu family in order to attend high school away from home, she immediately befriends the shy and precocious granddaughter of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, light, humorous
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Hi Score Girl (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1991 and 6th grader Yaguchi Haruo only has video games to live for. He's not popular in school and he's neither handsome, funny, nice nor even friendly. The only thing he has going for him is that he is good at video games. One ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, touching ...
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Place: japan
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Caillou (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Caillou is an educational Canadian children's television series, based on the books by author Christine L'Heureux and illustrator Hélène Desputeaux. During the first season, many of the stories in the animated version began with a ...
Style: colourful, light, semi serious, educational film, entertaining ...
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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 ...
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Place: japan, asia
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28%
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Hey Arnold! (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: The daily life of Arnold--a fourth-grader with a wild imagination, street smarts and a head shaped like a football.
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, grandparent and grandchild, adventure, youth, everyday life, mischievous children, elementary school, boy, friends, best friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Seitokai Yakuindomo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 307 min.
TV show
Story: The stage is set at Ousai Private Academy which, due to declining birth rates, has transitioned from an all-girls high school to a co-ed. The current ratio of male to female students is 28:524. Within this paradise, Tsuda Takatoshi is inaugurated as ...
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Place: japan
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28%
Lovely Complex (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Risa and Otani are always being laughed at as the comedy duo. Risa, a girl, is taller than the average girl, and Otani, a boy, is shorter than the average boy. However, Risa have a feeling for Otani that make him shock.
Style: shoujo, sweet, light, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: romance, everyday life, school, coming of age, friendship, couples, youth, love, school life, dating, high school, farce ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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28%
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, Kusuo Saiki finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse. As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is ...
Style: exciting, light, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
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Place: japan
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28%
How to Keep a Mummy (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kashiwagi Sora is living a normal high school student life, when his "adventurer" father sends him a mummy from his travels in Egypt! Sora balks at the letter from his crazy dad ("I found a cool mummy, so I decided to leave it with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sincere, psychological, captivating
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Little Busters! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Anime film about a group of friends including a kid whose parents were killed
Style: humorous, light, captivating, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, rivalry, good versus evil, youth, couples, love and romance, heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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27%