Movies and TV shows like My Hero Academia

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My Hero Academia (2016)
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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, Comedy, 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, comic, entertaining, sincere, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teamwork, training, superhero, super strength, school, fight, heroism, school life, high school, rivalry, super villain, tournament, supernatural power, super powers, society, unlikely hero, child, bully, child prodigy, heroes, competition, save the world, high school life, combat ...

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Most similar movies to My Hero Academia

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, humorous, captivating and stylized films and TV series with plots about friendship, fight, adventure, rivalry, heroes, battles and super strength mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Action genres. Some movies like My Hero Academia: Black Clover (2017), Assassination Classroom (2013), Hunter x Hunter (2011), Naruto (2002), The Seven Deadly Sins (2014). 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, captivating, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: fight, superhero, super strength, heroes, teamwork, friendship, bully, society, supernatural power, heroism, super villain, school life ...
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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, suspense, feel good, humorous
Plot: school, super strength, superhero, heroes, teamwork, hostage situation, fight, adventure, supernatural ability, academy, love hate relationship, goofy hero ...
Place: japan
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100%
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Black Clover (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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, entertaining, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: wizards, magic, adventure, battles, direction and purpose, jousting, friendship, unlikely hero, orphan, chosen one, fictional reality, sword ...
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100%
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, captivating, disturbing, humorous, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, education, school, friendship, murder, monster, death wish, underdog, superhuman, classroom, assassination, government agent ...
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Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, compassionate, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, fight, training, team, mission, friends, martial arts, young heroes, danger, murder, imaginary ...
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80%
 8.3
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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, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, warrior, master warrior, heroes, danger, good versus evil, training, adventure, determination, ninja, friendship, friends ...
Place: japan
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67%
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 ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: demon, immortality, giant, friendship, sin, seven deadly sins, super strength, deity, fight, magic, battles, talking animals ...
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100%
 8.7
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Dragon Ball Z (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dragon, martial arts, friendship, alien encounter, magical, alien, transformation, sacrifice, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, obsessive quest ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
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%, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, extrasensory perception, telekinesis, school, ghost, slice of life, super powers, mentor, sibling rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, super strength, satire ...
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100%
 8.8
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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: entertaining, captivating, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, martial arts, super strength, absurd humor, superhero, cyborgs, karate, supernatural, fight, violence, fantasy world, bald ...
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Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Normal high school kids by day, protectors of Paris by night! Miraculous follows the heroic adventures of Marinette and Adrien as they transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir and set out to capture akumas, creatures responsible for turning the people of ...
Style: sweet, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, magic, friendship, school, transformation, good versus evil, heroine, partners, supernatural ability, teenage hero, teenage superhero ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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RWBY (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 13 min.
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, semi serious, humorous, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, school, heroes, rivalry, escapades, magic, team, combat, monster, battles, danger, supernatural power ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: exciting, humorous, light, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, youth, dragon, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, salvation, supernatural, hand to hand combat, fairy ...
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Dragon Ball (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, dragon, warrior, rivalry, desire, tournament, training, friendship, escapades, young heroes, superhuman powers, monster ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Game No Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Genius gamer siblings (plus being NEET & hikikomori) Sora and Shiro are known as the undefeatable “__” (blank). Their talents and skills are so good they are considered as urban legend. One day, a young boy named Tet appears before them, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, adventure, rivalry, computers and web, youth, cyberspace, danger, prodigy, game, utopia, save the world, contests and competitions ...
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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, young heroes, youth, heroes, good versus evil, battles, imaginary, rivalry, friendship, friends, danger, escapades ...
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Soul Eater (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy", the series revolves around three teams, each consisting of a weapon meister and weapon that can transform into a humanoid. Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, partners, school, witch, good versus evil, transformation, master warrior, save the world, supernatural, friendship, super weapon, bonding ...
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Yowamushi Pedal (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sakamichi Onada is a wimpy high school freshman who loves anime. He initially wants to enter the anime club, but winds up joining the cycling club after meeting two classmates who are already famous cyclists. He undertakes the grueling training to ...
Style: exciting, inspirational, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, high school, rivalry, tournament, training, high school life, school life, sport, contests and competitions, friendship, ambition ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, villain, master warrior, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, friendship, imaginary, space and aliens, superhuman powers, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: heroic, exciting, stylized, comic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, evil force, youth, rivalry, heroic mission, supernatural ability, martial arts, death, danger, good versus evil, teenage life, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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61%
Bungo Stray Dogs (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his ...
Style: exciting, emotional, humorous, mysterious, captivating ...
Plot: super strength, literature, supernatural ability, friendship, battles, group of criminals, mafia, supernatural, fight, mysticism, rivalry, gunfight ...
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60%
Big Hero 6 The Series (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up immediately following the events in the feature film, these are the continuing adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of ...
Style: sincere, exciting, entertaining, tense, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: superhero team, boy genius, robot, superhero, team, heroes, androids and robots, save the world, peril, protector, rivalry, danger ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, 2030s
Place: tokyo, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic. Since he has such a bad personality, even the Spirit World was caught by surprise that he would sacrifice himself. ...
Style: exciting, serious, epic
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, demon, martial arts, tournament, heroes, school, mystery, blue hair, adventure, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, Kusuo Saiki finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse. As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is ...
Style: exciting, light, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: telepathy, friendship, everyday life, psychic, society, family relations, supernatural power, supernatural, teenager, japanese teenager, high school, father son relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Galactik Football (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Galactik Football is a french animated television series, co-produced by Alphanim, France 2, Jetix Europe, and Welkin-Animation. Its third 26-episode season aired in Europe in June 2010. In the universe of Galactik Football, the inhabited worlds of ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: team, football, teamwork, friends, ex athlete, love, soccer, fantasy world, fight, goalkeeper, spirituality, obstacle ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 5K
Shaman King (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Asakura Yoh is a shaman, a person who communicates with ghosts. He enters the Shaman Fight, for whoever wins the tournament gets to commune with the Great Spirit, God . . . that and his fiance Anna wants to be the wife of the Shaman King. Helping ...
Style: emotional, exciting, semi serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, ghost, friends, youth, supernatural ability, rivalry, master warrior, shaman, samurai, contests and competitions, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.8
 6K
Sailor Moon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: atmospheric, exciting, stylized, epic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, superhero, save the world, good versus evil, princess, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, imaginary, school, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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: romantic, light, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: magic, adventure, high school, friendship, good versus evil, school, training, fantasy world, romance, demon, parallel world, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, comic, meditative, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ninja, fight scenes, father son relationship, teenage life, friendship, adventure, family, society, mentor, dream, heroes, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, humorous
Plot: adventure, parallel world, friendship, dragon, danger, murder, fantasy world, death, reincarnation, demon, heroes, underground ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%