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SuperBook (1981)
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SuperBook (1981)
Original name: アニメ親子劇場
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Superbook, also known as Animated Parent and Child Theatre, is an anime television series initially produced by Tatsunoko Productions in Japan in conjunction with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the United States and more recently solely produced by CBN for global distribution and broadcast. The series chronicled the events of the Bible's Old and New Testaments in its 52 episode run. The first 26 episodes aired from October 1, 1981 to March 29, 1982. The series returned as Superbook II with 26 episodes to air from April 4, 1983 to September 26, 1983. Between both series in the first run was the companion series The Flying House. The Christian Broadcasting Network is currently producing a new Superbook series and has released fourteen episodes. The original series was broadcast on TV Tokyo, Fuji Television, and on various local stations across Japan, achieving good ratings during its broadcast run. The English version was aired on CBN Cable, and in syndication. It was previously seen on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, but is currently off the schedule.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, contemplative
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, family, youth, ancient history, escapades, society, hopes, young heroes, religions or cults, superhero, god, bible, christianity, christian, imaginary

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Most similar movies to SuperBook

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about escapades, heroes, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, youth and danger mostly in Animation, Adventure and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like SuperBook: The Flying House (1982), Super Why! (2007), The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989), Deltora Quest (2007), Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Flying House (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Corky, Angey, and Justin are playing hide and seek in the woods when a sudden storm appears and they come upon a house in the woods. They go inside and meet Professor Bumble and his Solar Ion Robot, SIR. They discover the house is a flying time ...
Style: serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, youth, adventure, young heroes, society, hopes, family, escapades, religions or cults, technology gone awry, ancient history, religion ...
Place: middle east
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Super Why! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Why! or The Reading Adventures of Super Why! is a CGI animated show developed by Angela C. Santomero and Samantha Freeman Alpert. The TV series is produced by New York City-based Out of the Blue Enterprises and Toronto-based DHX Media through ...
Style: educational, fairy tale, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, family, escapades, clue, team, superhero, adventure, friendship, heroes, imaginary, book, reading a book
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The Adventures of Peter Pan (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Peter Pan is an anime series by Nippon Animation, and directed by Takashi Nakamura and Yoshio Kuroda, which first aired in Japan on the Fuji TV network between January 8, 1989 and December 24, 1989. It is an adaptation of the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, island, friends, disorder, family, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, mischievous children, youth, adventure, heroes ...
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43%
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Deltora Quest (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The evil Shadow Lord has taken control of the kingdom of Deltora and has driven the land and its people into misfortune and suffering. Lief, the son of a blacksmith, has just turned sixteen and is entrusted, along with his two companions Barda and ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, escapades, friends, supernatural, uninhibited rivalry, youth, wizards and magicians, adventure, young heroes, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, young heroes, youth, good versus evil, battles, rivalry, friendship, friends, escapades, fight, save the world ...
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40%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, time travel, heroes, artifact, knight, friends, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Kimba the White Lion (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a brave and optimistic little white lion, moral leader for good animals in a jungle surrounded by dangers.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal life, jungle, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, orphan, family, lion, animals, surrealism, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa
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39%
Future Boy Conan (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Post nuclear future. Earth has been almost completely submerged by oceans. Indastria, an hyper-technological isle, is the new world capital. Conan is the only survived boy in the attempt of a bunch of astronauts to escape the earth when nuke bombs ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, serious
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, island, super weapon, extinction, adventure, starting over, post apocalypse, bittersweet, family relations, youth, hopes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Twelve Kingdoms (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Nakajima Youko is your average somewhat timid high school student. One day, a strange man named Keiki appears before her, swearing allegiance. Before she could properly register what was happening, demon-like creatures attack Youko and her friends, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: parallel world, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, ancient mystery, destiny, self esteem, heroic mission, leadership, imaginary kingdom, escapades, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Once Upon a Time... Man (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: France, Canada, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Once Upon a Time… Man is a French animated TV series from 1978 directed by Albert Barillé. It is the first in the Once Upon a Time... franchise. The series explains world history in a format designed for children. The action focuses around one ...
Style: serious, captivating, witty
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: human nature, family, elderly, dedicated educator, escapades, society, wise man, wisdom of life, european history, ancient history, evolution, religion ...
Time: middle ages, 1910s, 17th century, 16th century, 15th century ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: realistic, serious, twists and turns, emotional, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, child in peril, family, obsessive quest, escapades, young heroes, pets, youth, heroes, cult, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Xam'd: Lost Memories (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Set on a peaceful island during a violent terrorist attack, a young boy is suddenly transformed into a metal-cased mercenary. But with this great power comes even greater danger. Aiyuki must discover how to master this remarkable new power-or risk ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, fish out of water, self discovery, life turned upside down, youth, family relations, mysterious character, child in peril, hopes, escapades, heroes, parents and children ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Kekkaishi (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kekkaishi is a supernatural manga series written and illustrated by Yellow Tanabe. It was serialized in Japan by Shogakukan in the manga magazine Shōnen Sunday from 2003 to 2011, and licensed for an English-language release in North America by Viz ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: kids
Plot: save the world, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, youth, escapades, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary kingdom, heroes, deadly creature, save the kingdom ...
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Astro Boy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2000, Dr. Boyton creates a super-robot in his deceased son's image. He calls the robot Astro Boy. Astro Boy can swim oceans, leap over mountains, even fly into space on his own power. However, Astro Boy can't replace his son. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, futuristic, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, rescue, escapades, rivalry, space travel, rebelliousness, selflessness, evil alien, young heroes ...
Time: future, 80s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tokyo Mew Mew (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Earth is a beautiful planet...rich in natural resources and home to millions of living species. However, over the years 2,500 of these species have become extinct. Humans are taking for granted what Earth has to offer. They have become selfish, ...
Style: feel good, stylized, captivating, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, human becoming an animal, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, environmental health, superhuman powers, escapades, battles, chaos, save the world, heroes ...
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Speed Racer (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Speed Racer aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, young heroes, hotshot hero, rivalry, heroic mission, teenage life, save the day, espionage, mechanic, family business, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Scrapped Princess (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Pacifica Casull is the most feared and hated person by the followers of the God Mauser. Known as the Scrapped Princess, she is the poison that will destroy the world. To avoid being killed by the zealots of Mauser, Pacifica and her adoptive brother ...
Style: serious, captivating, mecha
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: prophecy, heroic mission, samurai, save the world, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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WordGirl (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: WordGirl is an American children’s animated television series for children aged 9 –12, produced by the Soup2Nuts animation unit of Scholastic Entertainment for PBS Kids. The show began as a series of shorts that premiered on PBS Kids Go! on ...
Style: exciting, humorous, entertaining, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, escapades, crime fighter, secret identity, villain, monkey, adventure, friendship, schoolgirl ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Kino's Journey (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In this 13-part mini-series, Kino and her talking motorcycle Hermes travel around the world, visiting different countries for three days each in order to learn about each one.
Style: psychological, serious, stylized, thought provoking, road movie
Plot: young heroes, social differences, drifter, adventure, on the road, travel, adventurer, heroes, society, escapades, rules and policies, motorcycle ...
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36%
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7Seeds (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shy Natsu awakens as part of a group chosen to ensure the survival of humanity. Together, they have to survive on a changed Earth.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense, stylized
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, adventure, superhuman powers, violence, boy, secret, family, villain, youth ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Monsuno (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
TV show
Story: Monsuno released as Juusen Battle Monsuno in Japan, is an American-Japanese animated series that premiered in the United States on February 23, 2012 on Nickelodeon's sister channel, Nicktoons and began airing on TV Tokyo in Japan in October ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, tense, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, escapades, dangerous animal, chase, rivalry, young heroes, teenage life, monster, battles, supernatural, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Eon Kid (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Spain, South Korea
TV show
Story: Eon Kid is the English title of a South Korean-Spanish CGI animated television series Iron Kid produced by Daewon Media and Design Storm in South Korea, and BRB Internacional in Spain. While the series is known as Iron Kid in South Korea, Spain and ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, 3d animation
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, heroes, good versus evil, escapades, child as adult, family, custody, rivalry, robot, time travel, androids and robots, combat ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gatchaman (1972)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is a five-member superhero team that is composed of the main characters in several anime created by Tatsuo Yoshida and originally produced in Japan by Tatsunoko Productions and later adapted into several English-language ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, super sentai
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, space wars, outer space, heroic mission, young heroes, rivalry, supernatural ability, youth, master villain, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gad Guard (2003)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It’s the future, and humanity is worn out. Hajiki’s struggling to make ends meet on the hard-luck streets of Night Town, where everyone is fighting for the same thing: the Gad. If you’ve got a Gad, you’ve got the power of a robotic Techode ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: adventure, fighting crime, androids and robots, society, survival, starting over, escapades, rivalry, life is a bitch, future dystopia, down on your luck, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
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Static Shock (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Static Shock is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation. It is part of the DC animated universe. It was animated at the Slightly Offbeat Productions Studios in Penrose, Auckland, New Zealand. The New Zealand based ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, tense, experimental
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroic mission, adventure, fighting crime, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, teenage life, rivalry, youth, master villain, gang ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zoids: Genesis (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Ruuji Familon finds a Liger-type Zoid during a salvage mission. Initially, the village is attacked by Bio-Raptor Bio-Zoids, and later a Bio-Megaraptor. After the village generator is destroyed in combat, Ruuji takes the Murasame Liger Zoid and ...
Style: stylized, captivating, serious, light, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, uninhibited rivalry, good versus evil, heroic mission, chaos, escapades, distopia, youth, space and aliens, androids and robots, rescue, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Freedom Force (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, obsessive quest, adventure, youth, family, heroic mission, escapades, best friend, save the day, heroes, disorder ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: space travel, supernatural, adventure, destiny, escapades, supernatural ability, battles, evil alien, haunted by the past, alien encounter, asteroids and comets, parents and children ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, space opera, heroes, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, train travel, train ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Japan, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Alfred J. Kwak is a cartoon television series based on a Dutch theatre show by Herman van Veen and was co-produced by VARA, Telecable Benelux B.V. and TV Tokyo and first shown in 1989. It consists of 52 episodes. The series characters were designed ...
Style: serious, touching, clever, contemplative, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: orphan, politics, heroes, youth, adventure, coming of age, society, family, escapades, young heroes, state affairs, refugee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%