Movies and TV shows like My Hero Academia

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My Hero Academia
Original name: 僕のヒーローアカデミア
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku from pursuing his dream, a dream of becoming a great hero like the legendary All-Might. To become the great hero he hopelessly wants to become, he now will join the ranks of one of the highest rated "Hero Academies" in the country: UA. With the help of his idol All-Might, will he be able to claim the ranks and become a true hero?
Style: comic, exciting, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, school, super villain, heroism, high school, friendship, child prodigy, training, super strength, child, society, rivalry, supernatural power, unlikely hero, bully, super powers
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Silver Soul
Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Japan
 8.7
Bleach
Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Japan
24 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, semi serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about danger, heroes, rivalry, escapades, adventure, imaginary and superhero mostly in Action, Animation and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Hero Academia: The Tick (2017), Bleach (2004), Silver Soul (2005), Avengers Assemble (2013), Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Tick
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 29 min.
Story: In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.
Style: comic, absurd, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: teens
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    User:   100%
 
Boruto: Naruto Next Generations
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in the village and his face sits atop the Hokage Monument. But this is not his story. A new generation of ninja are ready to take ...
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Bleach
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Duration: 24 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   100%
 
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Silver Soul
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, absurd, entertaining ...
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    User:   100%
 
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The further adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest general membership superhero team. With an all-star roster consisting of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Falcon and, occasionally--when she feels like it and only when ...
Style: exciting, light, entertaining, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: The events of Battle of Gods take place some years after the battle with Majin Buu, which determined the fate of the entire universe. After awakening from a long slumber, Beerus, the God of Destruction is visited by Whis, his attendant and learns ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, light, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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    User:   83%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   100%
 
Dragon Ball Z Kai
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   88%
 
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    User:   78%
 
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   86%
 
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Dragon Ball Z
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z is the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime and adapts the last 26 volumes of the original 42 volume Dragon Ball manga series created by Akira Toriyama The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
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Time: future
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    User:   81%
 
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Style: humorous, not serious, exciting
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Time: 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   66%
 
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Fairy Tail
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, light, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Kill La Kill
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 25 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, bleak, rough ...
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Kim Possible: So the Drama
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 7.2
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Style: humorous, light, exciting, entertaining, semi serious ...
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Hunter x Hunter
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, captivating, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
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System:   66%
    User:   76%
 
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 22K
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Teen Titans is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, primarily the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez in the early-1980s The New Teen Titans comic book series. The show was created ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, school, master villain, adventure, secret identity, superhuman powers, save the world, young heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   61%
 
 7.1
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Angelic Layer
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 12-year-old Misaki Suzuhara has just gotten involved in Angelic Layer, a battling game using electronic dolls called angels. Even as a newbie, Misaki shows advanced skills as she meets new friends and enters Angelic Layer tournaments to fight the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: martial arts, androids and robots, small town, adventure, master villain, urban, young heroes, man versus machine, save the world, parallel world, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: japan, tokyo, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   63%
 
 8.7
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Dragon Ball Z
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the version that is shown on YTV in Canada, the story begins mid-way through the Dragon Ball Z series. Raditz, Goku's brother has traveled to Earth to find out why Goku has not yet destroyed the planet as he was supposed to do. But while as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, epic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
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Time: future, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
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System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
Justice League: Doom
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An adaptation of Mark Waid's "Tower of Babel" story from the JLA comic. Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, light, witty ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   65%
 
 7.7
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Beelzebub
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Story: Ishiyama High is a school populated entirely by delinquents, where nonstop violence and lawlessness are the norm. However, there is one universally acknowledged rule—don't cross first year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama's most vicious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: babies and infants, juvenile delinquency, school, beach, master and servant, lake or river, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary, rivalry, society ...
Place: japan
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System:   66%
    User:   60%
 

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