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The Curtain Rises (2015)
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The Curtain Rises (2015)
Original name: 幕が上がる
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Saori (Kanako Momota) is a high school student at a provincial city. She is a member of playgroup at her school. Yoshioka (Haru Kuroki) begins to work at the same high school as a new teacher. Yoshioka performed in plays when she was in college back in Tokyo. Saori, Yukko (Shiori Tamai), Garuru (Reni Takagi), Nakanishi (Momoka Ariyasu), Akemi (Ayaka Sasaki) decides to compete in a play competition. Their goal is to make it through the regional competions, but Teacher Yoshioka tells them their aiming low and that they should think about the national competition.
Plot: competition, theatre group, theatre play, golf, japanese woman, school teacher, japanese schoolgirl, mini skirt, japanese girl, school uniform, ponytail, short skirt, eye candy, girl wearing a miniskirt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out light, humorous, pink cinema and feel good films with plots about mini skirt, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, girl wearing a miniskirt, schoolgirl and japanese woman mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Curtain Rises: Mustard Chocolate (2017), Drops in Your Hand (2014), Oppai Volleyball (2009), Yarukkya Knight (2015), Drugstore Girl (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mustard Chocolate (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
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Drops in Your Hand (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Hajime asks his friend Yoshi to set him up with his classmate Ann. Yoshi tries to do this for Hajime, but this just upsets Ann. Yoshi's relationship with Ann is now awkward. Yoshi doesn't know exactly why, but Ann becomes absent from ...
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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Yarukkya Knight (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Story: Makoto Gousuke has just transferred to a new high school with the intention of being the toughest kid there. Little does he know that there‘s an entire group of toughs who already rule the school, and they‘re all girls! After being humiliated by ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, feel good, light, sexy ...
Plot: japanese girl, japanese school, teacher, teenage girl, teenager, japanese schoolgirl, high school, japanese teenager, sexuality, society, sex, romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Drugstore Girl (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pharmaceutical student, Keiko witnesses her boyfriend having an affair. Shocked and disappointed, she jumps on a train ("destination anywhere, east or west, she don't care") and ends up in a town named Masao in Tokyo's remote ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: Murakami Naoki is the most intelligent student at his high school, but he can't stop obsessing over a girl named Mizuno Haruka. He finally asks her out, and to his surprise, she accepts. After several months of a loving yet obviously doomed ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, university, mini skirt, school, leg, girl wearing a miniskirt, short skirt, schoolgirl uniform, schoolgirl, school uniform, japanese schoolgirl, legs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sayaka has the perfect body, but is clueless about boys. It is her dream to seduce the most popular boy in school...
Style: sex comedy
Plot: girl in bra and panties, golf, girl, high school romance, japanese schoolgirl, short skirt, bra, school uniform, mini skirt, sexy teenager, nubile, sexpot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 78 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Kasumi Ogino (Kaho) is a member of the school choir and after years of praise for her singing voice thinks she is the absolute bee’s knees. When the object of her desires, classmate and photographer Junichi Makimura (Hideo ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Haruko Azumi is a 28-years-old woman. She is a single and works at an office. One day, she suddenly disappears on a typical street with retail stores lined up. After her disappearance, her missing person poster is spread across the city.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kamikaze Girls (2004)
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 57 min.
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Plot: underage girl, cross dressing, school uniform, japanese schoolgirl, high school, innocence, summertime, stalker, legs, mini skirt, obsession, schoolgirl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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31%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%