Movies and TV shows like My Hero Academia

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My Hero Academia (2016)
 8.4
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My Hero Academia (2016)
Original name: 僕のヒーローアカデミア
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: exciting, entertaining, sincere, humorous, comic
Audience: teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, super strength, training, heroes, school, high school life, friendship, heroism, teamwork, save the world, fight, rivalry, tournament, supernatural power, high school, super powers, society, super villain, competition, unlikely hero, child, bully, combat, child prodigy, good versus evil ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, captivating and semi serious films and TV series with plots about adventure, friendship, heroes, superhero, fight, good versus evil and rivalry mostly in Animation, Action and Fantasy genres. Some movies like My Hero Academia: Assassination Classroom (2013), Naruto (2002), Black Clover (2017), Hunter x Hunter (2011), Dragon Ball Z (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Class 1-A visits Nabu Island where they finally get to do some real hero work. The place is so peaceful that it's more like a vacation … until they're attacked by a villain with an unfathomable Quirk! His power is eerily familiar, and it ...
Style: entertaining, light, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, fight, heroes, bully, friendship, school, rivalry, combat, supernatural power, revenge, high school, teamwork ...
Place: japan
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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: All Might and Deku accept an invitation to go abroad to a floating and mobile manmade city, called 'I Island', where they research quirks as well as hero supplemental items at the special 'I Expo' convention that is currently ...
Style: exciting, feel good, suspense, humorous
Plot: super strength, school, heroes, supernatural ability, friendship, superhero, hostage situation, adventure, fight, teenager, goofy hero, academy ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Assassination Classroom (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, disturbing, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: education, murder, school, battles, friendship, superhuman powers, teacher, monster, fate of humanity, underdog, death wish, superhuman ...
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Naruto (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Many years ago, in the hidden village of Konoha, lived a great demon fox. When it swung one of it's nine tails, a tsunami occurred. The fourth hokage sealed this demon fox inside a boy in exchange for his own life. Naruto was that boy, and he ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: determination, friends, adventure, rivalry, friendship, ninja, training, master warrior, good versus evil, teenage life, team, heroes ...
Place: japan
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Black Clover (2017)
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church, and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus. However, as they grew up, some ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, humorous, stylized ...
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Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan, Poland
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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 ...
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Audience: teens, kids
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Dragon Ball Z (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: serious, humorous, semi serious, stylized, epic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
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Time: future
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One-Punch Man (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saitama is a hero who only became a hero for fun. After three years of “special” training, though, he’s become so strong that he’s practically invincible. In fact, he’s too strong—even his mightiest opponents are taken out with a single ...
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, humorous, parody ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shigeo Kageyama, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, ...
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Audience: teens
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The Seven Deadly Sins (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The “Seven Deadly Sins”—a group of evil knights who conspired to overthrow the kingdom of Britannia—were said to have been eradicated by the Holy Knights, although some claim that they still live. Ten years later, the Holy Knights have ...
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Radiant (2018)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Seth is a boy who seeks to become a great magician, and a group of witches who seek to travel to the Radiant. Radiant is a mythical land that spawns monsters called "Néméses" which fall to the world from the sky. While traveling, they ...
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Audience: teens
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TV show
Story: The future-fantasy world of Remnant is filled with ravenous monsters, treacherous terrain, and more villains than you can shake a sniper-scythe at. Fortunately, Beacon Academy is training Huntsmen and Huntresses to battle the evils of the world, and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, fairy tale, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, magic, monster, supernatural power, training, team, fight, teenager ...
Time: future
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My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission (2021)
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Style: exciting, serious, stylized, humorous, manga ...
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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, entertaining, meditative ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Long ago in the mountains, a fighting master known as Gohan discovered a strange boy whom he named Goku. Gohan raised him and trained Goku in martial arts until he died. The young and very strong boy was on his own, but easily managed. Then one day, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, heroic, stylized, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, inspirational
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Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: One day, Usagi Tsukino, clumsy 2nd-year middle school student (8th grader), stumbles upon a talking cat named Luna. Luna tells her that she is destined to be Sailor Moon, "champion of love and justice", and she must search for the fabled ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, shoujo, epic ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wise Man's Grandchild (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A young man who had surely died in an accident, was reborn in another world as a baby! After that, he was picked up by the patriot hero "Sage" Merlin Wolford and was given the name Shin. He was raised as a grandson by Merlin and soaked up ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
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TV show
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Style: exciting, captivating, tense, sincere, humorous
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Place: japan
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Sky Wizards Academy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light
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Super Dragon Ball Heroes (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Trunks returns from the future to train with Goku and Vegeta. However, it disappears without warning. Then the mysterious Fu bursts in, telling them that Trunks has been imprisoned in the Prison Planet, a mysterious complex in an unknown place in ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, futuristic, exciting, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transformation, heroic mission, save the world, superhero team, good versus evil, heroes, partners, teamwork, chase, courage, superhuman powers, weapons ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A group of teenagers join forces with the Avengers, Earth's mightiest heroes, to fight against the tyrannical Loki and his mighty empire.
Style: entertaining, light, captivating
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