Movies like Drowning Love

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Drowning Love (2016)
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Drowning Love (2016)
Original name: 溺れるナイフ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets Koichiro Hasegawa. He is the successor of the Hasegawa family. His family is wealthy and is respected in the area. Natsume Mochizuki and Koichiro Hasegawa become attracted to each other, but something changes their fate.
Style: sexy
Plot: dog, school, sea, village, fashion, teacher, car, religion, model, stalker, baseball, love triangle, photographer, kidnapping, running, book, beach, break up, swimming, old man, chauffeur, legend, stalking, teenage girl, alcohol ...
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Drowning Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexy and touching films with plots about short skirt, schoolgirl, mini skirt, school uniform, japanese girl, girl wearing a miniskirt and brunette mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Drowning Love: Tokyo Fianc?e (2014), Say 'I Love You' (2014), Peach Girl (2017), Love and Lies (2017), Sundome New (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tokyo Fianc?e (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Canada, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Japanophile young Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student, in this charming and tender tale of young love and cultural discovery.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, social differences, student, society, twentysomething life, romance, fall in love, culture clash, french canadian, belgian, apron, shack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, mount fuji
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100%
Say 'I Love You' (2014)
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 ...
Style: sexy
Plot: merry go round, schoolgirl uniform, uniform, pigtails, schoolgirl, skirt, mini dress, hair dryer, first kiss, dyed hair, daughter, envy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 332
Peach Girl (2017)
Genre: 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 ...
Plot: mini skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, friendship, umbrella, rivalry, dating, anger, reception, wedding, boy, friend, lie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 142
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 ...
Plot: school, legs, advertisement, groom, cutting hair, kimono, clock, mobile phone, japanese woman, midnight, first date, parents ...
Time: near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: japanese schoolgirl, girl wearing a miniskirt, high school, school uniform, school, skirt, schoolgirl uniform, nerd, schoolgirl, legs, short skirt, sailor uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 351
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: train station, leaf, flowerpot, advice, decision, falling off a bicycle, calligraphy, radiator, waving goodbye, school uniform, car, classroom ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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.
Plot: teenage prostitute, teenage sexuality, escort, doctor, physician, schoolgirl, break up, teenage girl, materialism, dream girl, blackmail, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The 8-Year Engagement (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every ...
Plot: memory loss, sickness, amnesia, coma, karaoke, helmet, boyfriend, staff, sliding door, white coat, based on a novel, lighting a candle ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Tale of Iya (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 169 min.
Story: It was summer when a stranger from Tokyo arrived at “Iya”, where the riches of nature still abound. This young man, named Kudo, was willing to live his new, self-sufficient life. He was exhausted by city life, and believed this beautiful land ...
Plot: football, procession, classmate, helmet, shovel, bathing, garbage truck, blizzard, katana sword, mini skirt, doll, walking ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by Yakko Kaga
Plot: japanese flag, studying, team, skirt, injury, silhouette, ponytail, attraction, first kiss, hospital bed, jacket, text message ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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
Plot: japanese girl, computer, date, mother, television, cell phone, brunette, beach, running, argument, waitress, sandwich ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 140
Tsumugi (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Tsumugi, a girl with a crush on her teacher, discovers that the teacher is having an affair with another teacher. Complications ensue after Tsumugi manages to attract her teacher, but then begins falling for a fellow student.
Plot: tied up, father daughter incest, schoolgirl, schoolgirl uniform, short skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, punk rocker, japanese schoolgirl, love triangle, teenager, brunette, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ...
Plot: romance, high school, teenage love, sailor uniform, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, short skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, schoolgirl, brunette, leg, school uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tomorrow I Will Date with Yesterday's You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Takatoshi Minamiyama (Sota Fukushi) majors in art at an university in Kyoto. On the train to the school, he sees Emi Fukuju (Nana Komatsu) and falls in love with her at first sight. Gathering up all his courage, he speaks to her. They begin to date ...
Plot: time travel, youth, phone ringing, man and woman in bed, public telephone, underwater scene, school uniform, classroom, explosion, full moon, memory, train station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Forget Me Not (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Takashi Hayama (Nijiro Murakami) is a third year high school student. He falls in love with Azusa Oribe (Akari Hayami) at first sight and they begin to date. One day, Azusa tells Takashi "people who meet me, forget about me several hours ...
Plot: shorts, mini skirt, baseball, school uniform, leg, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, riding a bicycle, gymnasium, ponytail, mysterious girl, legs, japanese schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 133
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 ...
Plot: red hair, schoolgirl, bouquet of flowers, studying, girl, umbrella, school uniform, high school, kissing, schoolgirl uniform, kiss on the lips, mini skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 1K
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, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: loss of eyesight, camera, school, mother daughter relationship, photographer, memories, criticism, injury, blind man, fall in love, couples, cameraman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Flying Colours (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A high school girl, Sayaka Kudō was the bottom of the class. After a year, she improved her deviation value from 30 to 70, then passed Keio University that is considered one of the most difficult to enter in Japan.
Style: sexy
Plot: high school, youth, school, memory, arrest, teddy bear, nightclub, pub, cleavage, school uniform, backpack, mechanic ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 852
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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, romance, fall in love, love affair, unfulfillment, love and romance, interracial relations, unfulfilled love, lifestyle, young lovers, youth, lovers apart ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 112
Life Back Then (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Plot: bullying, grief, man crying, river, backpack, retirement home, fish, bed, hit by a car, mountain, school uniform, cliff ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
 929
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Plot: first love, boots, cancer, net, countryside, ponytail, skyscraper, part time job, laundry, bankruptcy, heart attack, studying ...
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 1K
Rainbow Song (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Tomoya Kishida (Hayato Ichihara) is working as a staffer in a television studio when he hears about the death of his close friend, Aoi Sato (Juri Ueno). This sparks his recollection of the events in life they shared from meeting at a record store, ...
Plot: bridge, suit, traffic light, cactus, antenna, director, shrine, shorts, death valley, older woman younger man, girl, cafe ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 899
Love & Pop (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pretty Tokyo teen Hiromi Yoshii (Asumi Miwa) and her girlfriends struggle with rivalries, clothes and boyfriends, just like any other high school clique. But out for kicks and blind to the consequences, the girls of Love & Pop hide a dirty ...
Style: witty, serious, offbeat, sexual, realistic
Plot: looking for love, social decay, street kid, society, prostitute, youth, teenage life, looking for sex, teenage girl, restaurant, illness, video store ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.6
 28
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 ...
Plot: schoolgirl uniform, schoolgirl, mini skirt, school uniform, short skirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, japanese schoolgirl, sailor uniform
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Piece of Cake (2015)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Shino Umemiya readily dates guys interested in her, because she believes that's better than being alone. She breaks up with her violent boyfriend after he discovered that she cheated on him. She moves to a new area to get a fresh new start on ...
Plot: hotel, laundromat, cafe, neighbor, cigarette smoking, cotton candy, nymphomaniac, lgbt, kissing in public, relocation, french kiss, fence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Helter Skelter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Through round after round of extensive plastic surgery and vigorous maintenance, Ririko has become the absolute manifestation of beauty, and becomes a wildly successful model, actress, and singer. However, soon, her body, unable to withstand the ...
Style: sexy
Plot: engagement, black bra, blackmail, girlfriend, diamond ring, dinner, investigation, business, surgical operation, street, tattoo, bridge ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: captivating, melancholic, bleak
Plot: teacher student relationship, unrequited love, schoolgirl, love, english teacher, lie, gossip, airport, rubik's cube, cologne, dog, bullying ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Neighboring Sakuko (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 3 years on from hospitalité, Kiki Sugino and Koji Fukada are back again with this socially-conscious film about a 18-year-old girl in-between adolescence and adulthood who spends a summer in a valley and enjoys romance. Sakuko, a 18-year-old girl ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Plot: youth, introspection, misfit, society, fish out of water, infidelity, small town, social relations, hopes, small town life, innocence lost, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 181
Fag Hag (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A straight young woman living in Tokyo becomes involved in the lives of a gay man and his married lover.
Plot: lipstick, cemetery, gym, photograph, dancer, taxi, swimsuit, adultery, travel, gravestone, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, birthday ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story. Shuji, a Japanese teen, is falling in love with his friend Hiroyuki, however, Hiroyuki is attracted to Kasane, the new girl in their class.
Plot: high school, youth, lgbt, loner, father son relationship, friend, bar, friendship, clinic, gay kiss, movie theatre, school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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