Movies and TV shows like Belle and Sebastian

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Belle and Sebastian (1981)
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Belle and Sebastian (1981)
Original name: 名犬ジョリィ
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Belle and Sebastian is an anime adaption of a series of French novels called Belle et Sébastien by Cécile Aubry. The series ran on the Japanese network NHK from April 7, 1981 – June 22, 1982. It consists of 52 episodes and was a co-production of MK Company, Visual 80 Productions and Toho Company, Ltd.. Toshiyuki Kashiwakura was the head writer and character designs were by Shuichi Seki. The show was broadcast on French and Japanese television in 1981, with American cable network Nickelodeon picking it up in 1984. In the United Kingdom, it aired on Children's BBC in 1989 and 1990. This anime used many staffers from Nippon Animation's World Masterpiece Theater franchise, thus the look and feel is similar to that of a WMT production even though Nippon Animation itself was not involved with this series. The series has been aired in many countries outside Japan and has been dubbed and subtitled in English and numerous other languages.
Plot: dog, animals, cartoon dog, journey, mountain, police, friendship, family relations, boy, boy and dog, boy dog relationship, little boy, travel, grandfather grandson relationship, human animal relationship, search for mother, absent mother, human dog relationship, animal
Place: france, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, light and feel good films and TV series with plots about friendship, adventure, escapades, family relations, dog, friends and family mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Belle and Sebastian: Maple Town (1986), Laid-Back Camp (2018), Horseland (2006), The Adventures of Spot (1987), Super Cub (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Around the World with Willy Fog (1983)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Around the World with Willy Fog is a cartoon adaptation of Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne. The cartoon was produced by Spanish studio BRB Internacional with animation by Japanese studio Nippon Animation. In the same vein as ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, race against time, on the road, anthropomorphism, escapades, master and servant, anthropomorphic animal, chases and races, odd couple, bet, travel, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
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3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, cult, child in peril, pets, family, danger, young heroes, heroes, obsessive quest, youth, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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Maple Town (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Maple Town, known as Maple Town Stories in Japan is a 1986 anime series created by Chifude Asakura and directed by Junichi Sato. The series is animated by Toei Animation, consisting of 52 half-hour episodes, which aired on TV Asahi in Japan from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, atmospheric, humorous
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Laid-Back Camp (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: While the perfect getaway for most girls her age might be a fancy vacation with their loved ones, Rin Shima's ideal way of spending her days off is camping alone at the base of Mount Fuji. From pitching her tent to gathering firewood, she has ...
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Audience: kids, teens
Plot: friendship, journey, teacher, camping, contests and competitions, escapades, fantasy world, childhood, ambition, travel, team, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
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Horseland (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Far away, in spectacular countryside, there's a fantastic place called Horseland - a complex of stables, arenas, barns, rolling green pastures, and riding trails through verdant mountain forests. A lot of kids board horses here. We follow the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: horse, friends, lifestyle, family relations, disorder, youth, family, contests and competitions, countryside, pets, mountain, rivalry ...
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The Adventures of Spot (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 5 min.
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Story: The adventures of Spot, a little yellow puppy and his family and friends.
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Super Cub (2021)
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Story: Koguma is a high school girl in Yamanashi. She has no parents, friends, or hobbies, and her daily life is empty. One day, Koguma gets a used Honda Super Cub motorcycle. This is her first time going to school on a motorcycle. Running out of gas and ...
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Valley of the Dinosaurs (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Valley of the Dinosaurs is an animated television series from the Australian studios of Hanna-Barbera that ran for 16 half-hour installments on CBS Saturday Morning from September 7, 1974 to September 4, 1976. Reruns are currently airing on the ...
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The Heroic Legend of Arislan (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: Betrayed from within and overwhelmed by dark sorcery, the valiant armies of Pars are overrun by the warrior-fanatics of Lusitania. Escaping the destruction of his homeland, the heroic Prince Arslan begins to assemble a group of five, extraordinary ...
Plot: medieval, prince, sword and sorcery, team, strong female lead, battles, horse, battle, royalty, war
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Lupin III: Part V (2018)
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Duration: 22 min.
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Country: Japan
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Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, road movie
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, serious
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Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, captivating
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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43%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
TV show
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Country: Japan
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Duration: 23 min.
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan, West Germany
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, friendship, family relations, mountain, win over, young heroes, adventure, family, family life, children, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
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38%
The Mysterious Cities of Gold (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a young Spanish boy named Esteban who joins a voyage to the New World in search of the lost Cities of Gold and his father.
Style: suspenseful, serious, semi serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Samson & Goliath (1967)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Samson & Goliath is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions for NBC, where it debuted on September 9, 1967. Primarily sponsored by General Mills, who controlled the distribution rights through its agency Dancer ...
Plot: superhero, cartoon dog, strongman, crime fighter, transformation, lion, good versus evil, adventure hero, superhuman, criminal, heroism, superhuman powers ...
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35%
Encouragement of Climb (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: Aoi prefers indoor hobbies and is afraid of heights, but her childhood friend Hinata loves to show off her passion for mountain climbing. As young children they once watched the sunrise from the top of a mountain, and now they've decided to ...
Style: seinen, educational, captivating, light, humorous ...
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Place: japan
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34%
Utawarerumono: The False Faces (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The nameless protagonist awakens to find himself standing in the middle of a vast, snowy plain he doesn't recognize. Suffering from amnesia, he remembers nothing about himself. Suddenly, he's attacked by an insect-like creature but is ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%