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Your Name. (2016)
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Your Name. (2016)
Original name: 君の名は。
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must adjust their lives around each other.
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, surprise ending, emotional, sentimental, scenic, melancholic, sweet, twists and turns ...
Plot: body swapping, romance, school, time travel, star crossed lovers, beautiful scenery, boy, love, girl, schoolgirl, race against time, destiny, friendship, memory loss, supernatural, best friends, death, disaster, romantic relationship, meteor shower, evacuation, switching bodies, fall in love, snow, dating ...
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, melancholic, stylized and captivating films with plots about friendship, coming of age, love, love and romance, childhood, romance and runaway mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Your Name.: Weathering with You (2019), The Garden of Words (2013), I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018), A Silent Voice (2016), Patema Inverted (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, feel good, light
Plot: weather, magic, fall in love, love, friendship, climate change, magical power, teenager, couples, magical girl, girl, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, colourful, atmospheric, sweet, serious ...
Plot: rain, older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, teen angst, chance meeting, age difference, shyness, love and romance, grownups, youth, overcoming, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Patema Inverted (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In an underground world where tunnels extend everywhere, even though they live in dark and confined spaces, people wear protective clothes and lead quiet and enjoyable lives. Patema, a princess in her underground village, loves to explore the ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, sentimental, colourful, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, friendship, steampunk, escapades, fighting the system, future dystopia, imaginary kingdom, adventure, post apocalypse, self discovery, investigation, good versus evil ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: self discovery, witch, adventure, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, steampunk, curses spells and rituals, magical, fantasy world, love and romance, demon, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means “I pray for safe voyages”. A 17 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, fighting the system, friendship, destiny, self discovery, longing, high school life, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
Story: One hot summer day a little girl gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy appears before her, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, sincere
Plot: spirit, childhood, friendship, folklore, supernatural, japanese mythology, love, forest, little girl, slice of life, coming of age, forces of nature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Flavors of Youth (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China. 1 Shanghai Love. 2 Sunny Breakfast. 3 Small Fashion Show. Directed by Zhenxing Yi, the plot revolves around a young man working in Beijing. He used to live with his grandma in ...
Style: light, captivating, psychological, scenic, uplifting ...
Plot: life, friendship, love, young love, family relations, model, teenage boy, family, dream, summer, lifestyle, multiple storylines ...
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, feel good, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, teenage girl, classmate, school, love, supernatural, student ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, master and servant, life turned upside down, magic, school, supernatural, youth, friendship, parallel world, spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: adventure, parallel world, dealing with death, radio, death in the family, teenage life, back from the dead, supernatural, escape attempt, mother daughter relationship, grief, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, sad, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, teenage love, first love, young lovers, hopes, life philosophy, friendship, train, lovers apart, love, letter ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: beach, love, surfing, slice of life, tragedy, firefighter, fire, romance, romantic friendship, loss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Fruits Basket (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16-year-old high schooler Tooru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out...into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Souma ...
Style: shoujo, psychological, uplifting, sentimental, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, turned into an animal, romance, dysfunctional family, supernatural, zodiac, high school life, rivalry, high school, slice of life, human becoming an animal, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, follow your dream, love, fall in love, first love, cat, love and romance, high school life, teenage life, self discovery, youth, imagination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, childhood, dream, teenage life, loneliness, self discovery, young girl, estate, village, youth, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, teenager, orphan, adventure, love, female protagonist, death, baby, friendship, mother son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Anthem of the Heart (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young girl had her voice magically taken away so that she would never hurt people with it, but her outlook changes when she encounters music and friendship. Will Naruse be able to convey the anthem of her heart?
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sentimental, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, mute, school, love and romance, healing, female protagonist, daydreamer, mother daughter relationship, parents separation, family relations, musical performance, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, single mother, parents and children, social relations, school, supernatural, love, female werewolf, breast feeding ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Wind Rises (2013)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Japan, France, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: tuberculosis, earthquake, hopes, love, world war two, dreams, follow your dream, inventions and discoveries, love and romance, letter, airplane, great depression ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, germany, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, intense, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: training, beast, father son relationship, mentor, orphan, destiny, friendship, martial arts, fantasy world, loneliness, transformation, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
75%
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Mirai (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back ...
Style: touching, sincere, entertaining, enigmatic, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, family relations, dog, house, jealousy, sibling relationship, baby, little boy, travel, grandfather granddaughter relationship, magic, child ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, atmospheric, sweet, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, friendship, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, family, parents and children, legends and myths, unlikely friendships, young heroes, supernatural, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: touching, heartbreaking, harsh, depressing, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, siblings relations, hunger, survival, world war two, death of child, war, homelessness, bomb, desperation, hiding place, theft ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Stranger by the Beach (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of Okinawa, two young men meet on a beach: Shun Hashimoto, a gay novelist and Mio Chibana, a somber high school student. Day by day, the two of them grow closer, but then, suddenly, Mio decides to leave the island. They ...
Style: yaoi, romantic, scenic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love, lgbt, gay teenager, love and romance, youth, first love, lovers apart, gay, slice of life, sex scene, teenager, old friend ...
Place: japan, okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her - but ultimately she must confront her fate, the ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, melancholic, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: princess, emperor, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, family relations, youth, japanese woman, adolescence, female protagonist, dream, children ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Violet Evergarden (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The war is over, and Violet Evergarden needs a job. Scarred and emotionless, she takes a job as a letter writer to understand herself and her past.
Style: touching, melancholic, reflective, serious, harsh ...
Plot: love, loss of loved one, female protagonist, war, letter, weapons, slice of life, travel, orphan, self fulfillment, post war, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Her Blue Sky (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High school student Aoi lives with her elder sister, Akane, after a tragic accident took their parents away 13 years ago. Because Akane has since been taking care of her single-handedly, Aoi wants to move to Tokyo after her graduation to relieve her ...
Style: enigmatic, touching, captivating, surprise ending, exciting ...
Plot: first love, lost love, music, love and romance, young love, time traveler, teenage love, self doubt, loss of family, talent, sister sister relationship, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%