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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016)
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016)
Original name: 斉木楠雄のΨ難
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 an ordinary, hassle-free life—a life where ignorance is bliss.
Style: exciting, light, feel good, captivating, humorous, parody, entertaining, absurd, 2d animation
Plot: telepathy, friendship, everyday life, psychic, family relations, society, supernatural power, supernatural, teenager, japanese teenager, high school, father son relationship, love and romance, couples, slice of life, psychokinesis, supernatural ability, absurd humor, pink hair, life, schoolboy, telekinesis, social relations
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, feel good and light films and TV series with plots about supernatural, friendship, slice of life, high school, society, school and high school life mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Mob Psycho 100 (2016), Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016), One-Punch Man (2015), Noragami (2014), Handa-kun (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (2019)
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Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kusuo and his gaggle of self-proclaimed friends are back for more psychic mishaps. If he didn't have enough problems before, he's got even more now.
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Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This unconventional, surrealist comedy follows an exhausted high school boy who, despite multiple attempts from his friends, still manages to spectacularly... sleep. Much to the chagrin of the energetic (at times bossy) Oota, Tanaka is often found ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
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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 ...
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Noragami (2014)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The world consists of two parts: the near shore and far shore. The near shore is the place where people reside, while the far shore is the place for deities and ayakashi, which are emotional fragments that can posses humans and cause trouble. So it ...
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Place: japan
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Handa-kun (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: At Kamome Academy, rumors abound about the school's Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall of the third floor girls' bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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TV show
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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Place: japan
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17%
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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