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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Original name: 好きっていいなよ。
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato Kurosawa likes Mei Tachibana and tells everyone unilaterally that Mei is his friend. One day, Yamato Kurosawa saves Mei Tachibana from a stalker by kissing her. From that kiss, their love story begins.
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, school, jealousy, classmate, friendship, family relations, couples, society, rivalry, sexuality, model, stalker, photographer, mother, teenage girl, schoolgirl, bullying, photograph, feminine beauty, kiss, girl, lust, envy, first kiss ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Say 'I Love You'

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, touching and sentimental films with plots about girl wearing a miniskirt, mini skirt, japanese schoolgirl, schoolgirl, short skirt, teenager and japanese girl mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Say 'I Love You': Close Range Love (2014), Strobe Edge (2015), From Me To You (2010), Honey (2018), My Rainy Days (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Close Range Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A smart high school student falls in love with her English teacher after she receives one-on-one tutoring from him.
Style: dorama, captivating, melancholic, bleak, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teacher student relationship, unrequited love, teacher student romance, love, english teacher, japanese schoolgirl, high school romance, gossip, lie, japanese school, age difference, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan
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Strobe Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ninako Kinoshita has never been in love until an encounter with the school's most popular boy, Ren Ichinose, leads the two to befriending each other. Ren's patient and kind personality is a far cry from his unapproachable idol status at ...
Plot: short skirt, embrace, brunette, teenager, schoolgirl uniform, falling down, train, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, festival, lust, model, love triangle ...
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From Me To You (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, psychological, captivating
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, school, love, romance, fall in love, social misfits, couples, high school life, friendship, school life, curse ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, east asia
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Honey (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nao is normally shy at school. It is a surprise when Taiga propositions her for a date and eventual marriage. Nao means to say 'no,' but says 'yes' instead not knowing how to reject such a proposal. Taiga has always come across a ...
Style: emotional, captivating, light, sentimental
Plot: teenager, girl, high school, love, romance, school life, couples, youth, coming of age, high school life, proposal, humble ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Rainy Days (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Because of her past, 17-year-old Rio lives her days filling the emptiness in her heart with money--until one day, she meets a university professor named Kouki and falls in love.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage sexuality, escort, illness, love story, fighting illness, love interest, memory loss, selfish woman, star crossed lovers, egoism, relationships ...
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100%
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Halfway (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In this high school romance Hiro is dismayed to learn her new love Shu will be going away to college in Tokyo. She asks him not to go.
Plot: female director, hoodie, dream, japanese girl, studying, classroom, sleeping, travel, car, decision, teenager, dream come true ...
Place: east asia, tokyo, asia
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100%
One Week Friends (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: classmate, reunion, love affair, friendship, couples, classmate classmate relationship, classmates, fall in love, youth, love and romance, destiny, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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100%
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L.DK (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Aoi Nishimori's parents moved to another city for work, but Aoi didn't want to transfer to a new high school. She stays behind and lives in an apartment by herself. Shusei Kugayama moves in next to Aoi's apartment. Shusei is a very ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, exciting, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, teen comedy
Plot: japanese school, high school, jealousy, teacher, school, betrayal, student, japanese girl, asian school, teenage girl, japanese teenager, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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67%
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Love and Lies (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Japanese government carries out a program to increase the birth rate in the country. Their program analyzes gene information from its residents and selects a marriage partner for them. Aoi Nisaka is a high school student. She is in a love ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, sweet
Plot: school, love, love triangle, parents, teenager, father son relationship, fertility, pretty girl, nubile, wedding, mother daughter relationship, niece ...
Time: near future
Place: japan, kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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We Love! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: japanese school, teenage girl, neighbor, teenager, japanese teenager, high school, classmate, shyness, japanese schoolgirl, couple relations, couples, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by Yakko Kaga
Style: romantic, captivating, whimsical, romanticism, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crush, japanese teenager, old friend, tournament, japanese woman, teacher, student, teenage crush, father son relationship, japanese man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Brother Loves Me Too Much (2017)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Setoka Tachibana is a female high school student who has confessed her feelings to other boys 12 times, but has been rebuffed each time. Her older brother Haruka Tachibana cares for his younger sister deeply, but he keeps secret from her that they ...
Style: shoujo, psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: japanese school, high school, romance, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, japanese teenager, teenager, schoolgirl, brother sister relationship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
After the Rain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Akira Tachibana is a 17-year-old high school student. She was once a promising athlete, but an injury has prevented her from taking part in track and field. One day, Akira Tachibana goes to a family restaurant and the manager talks to her in a ...
Style: sexy, disturbing, touching, captivating, romanticism ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, teen drama
Plot: japanese girl, love, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, unrequited love, rivalry, teenager, co worker co worker relationship, older man younger woman relationship, nubile, school, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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32%
We Were Here: Part 1 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "We Were There" follows the 10 year romance between Motoharu Yano (Toma Ikuta) & Nanami Takahashi (Yuriko Yoshitaka). During their high school days, Motoharu Yano was the most popular boy in school, but can't get over the ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: teenage love, romance, cancer patient, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, separation, old friend, sadness, high school, cityscape, cancer, pigtails ...
Place: hokkaido, tokyo
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You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura) is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.” People who have the disease show a faint ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: terminal illness, teenage girl, japanese schoolgirl, classmate, hospital, teenager, girl, bucket list, hospitalized person, high school friend, hospitalization, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sequel movie to the live-action Saki TV series.
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: mahjong, japanese girl, teenager, sexy girl, japanese teenager, youth, friends, escapades, contests and competitions, friendship, rivalry, competition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: It's not easy being beautiful. The envy, the jealousy, the vicious rumors spread by your best friend. That's life for young Momo. While everyone thinks that Momo is a wild party girl, the reality is that she is shy and lonely. Can Momo ...
Style: manga, captivating, romanticism, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: japanese teenager, love triangle, wedding, friendship, jealousy, employer employee relationship, brother brother relationship, schoolgirl, high school friend, crush, baby, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: The movie is about Minami Kawashima, a high school girl who becomes the manager of her school's baseball team in place of her hospitalized friend, Yuki Miyata. She tries to lead the team to the National High School Baseball Championship by ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, psychological
Plot: sport team, baseball, school, japanese schoolgirl, contests and competitions, rivalry, disability, sport, manager, society, human spirit, friendship ...
Place: japan
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30%
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ReLIFE (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program. He takes medication that makes him look younger and he is to attend high school ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, uplifting, romantic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, relationships, rejuvenation, couple relations, starting over, romantic friendship, love, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Schoolgirl Complex (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian teen, lesbian, teenage girl, japanese girl, high school, japanese schoolgirl, japanese teenager, crush, japanese school, schoolgirl, lesbian interest, girls' school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Orange (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Naho Takamiya is a 2nd year high school student. During the spring, Naho Takamiya receives a letter sent by herself from 10 years in the future. In the letter, she liked transfer student Kakeru Naruse. Kakeru Naruse carried emotional scars from his ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure
Plot: student, japanese girl, high school, high school crush, friendship, japanese teenager, japanese school, teenage girl, dating, teacher, boy girl relationship, husband wife relationship ...
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Sundome New (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Hideo's a nerd and a virgin, and he's probably going to stay that way. But when a hot new girl joins his class, he falls for her hard.
Plot: girlfriend, boyfriend, skirt, leg, brunette, nerd, legs, schoolgirl, japanese schoolgirl, school uniform, sailor uniform, erection ...
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27%
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My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: teenage love, first love, friendship, male female friendship, love, fall in love, youth, friendship between teens, young love, school, classmate, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Kids on the Slope (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two different students—a successful but aloof academic and a rebellious but kindhearted delinquent—form a friendship through their love of jazz music.
Style: emotional, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, love at first sight, childhood friends, childhood friend, love, music, teenager, society, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
You Are the Apple of My Eye (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kosuke Mizushima (Yuki Yamada) is a high school student at a provincial city and enjoys a comfortable life. One day, due to Kosuke Mizushima's excessive joke, his class is interrupted. The teacher gets upset and makes model student Mai Hayase ...
Plot: japanese girl, crush, breakup, student, japanese schoolgirl, high school friend, japanese school, lgbt, love, teenage love, unrequited love, love and romance ...
Time: 2000s
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27%
Love and Lies (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vam i ne snilos... A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates uneasiness in both of them. Also because ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, psychological
Plot: school, destiny, truth, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, injustice, lie, classmate, classmates, couples, wisdom ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia
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26%
Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: I (Takumi Kitamura) am a high school student. I happen to find a diary by my classmate Sakura Yamauchi (Minami Hamabe) that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. I spent time with Sakura, but she dies. 12 years later, due to ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, captivating, light
Plot: classmate, high school, terminal illness, best friend, teenage girl, superstition, disease, library, love and romance, family relations, friendship, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
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Virgin Snow (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Min is a Korean boy moves to Japan with his father who is a potter. One day at a local shrine, he meets Nanae, a beautiful Japanese girl with stunning eyes who is aspiring to be a painter. Min falls in love at first sight and finds out that Nanae ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: japanese school, romance, couples, lovers apart, fall in love, unfulfillment, youth, teenager, disappearance, frustration, drawing, art ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, asia, kyoto japan, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Sundome 2 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teenage girl transfers to a new high school. She and a boy in the class join the same school club and during one of the activities she confides in him that she was previously a male. Later admitting that the sex change was a lie, she agrees to ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: girl, sexuality, schoolgirl, teenage life, teenager, teenage love, relationship problems, school club, teenage girl, adolescence, deception, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Radiance (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story follows the social intercourse between a cameraman, Masaya, with a lazy eye, and Misako who disconnects from the world.
Style: sincere, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: loss of eyesight, camera, school, mother daughter relationship, memories, photographer, injury, criticism, blind man, couples, fall in love, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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25%