Movies and TV shows like Magical Mako

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Magical Mako (1970)
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Magical Mako (1970)
Original name: 魔法のマコちゃん
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mahō no Mako-chan is a Japanese anime series by Toei Animation. The story is loosely based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale The Little Mermaid. The series has been dubbed into various languages including French, Spanish, Polish and Italian. It is also often known as Mako the Mermaid, Mako-chan’s Magic, Syrenka Mako and Magical Mako-chan. Mahō no Mako-chan aired in 1970 via Nippon Educational TV, which is now TV Asahi.
Plot: love, sea, magic, mermaid, fall in love, magical girl, surrealism, affection, falling in love

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Most similar movies to Magical Mako

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, semi serious and light films and TV series with plots about romance, magic, fall in love, friendship, love, love and romance and supernatural mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Magical Mako: Ah! My Goddess (2005), Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004), Konohana Kitan (2017), Please Save My Earth (1993), Cardcaptor Sakura (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ah! My Goddess (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Nice Guy Keiichi is doing his best as a poor student at a tech college, but his good nature is taken advantage of relentlessly. One day he is attempting to order a pizza over the phone (being stuck at the dorm to take messages for upperclassmen) and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, seinen
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, romance, magic, true love, power of love, supernatural ability, goddess, wish come true, god or devil, supernatural romance, fall in love, desire ...
Place: japan, asia
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95%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
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Audience: teens
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Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Konohana Kitan (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Konohana Kitan is the heartwarming story of a new apprentice named Yuzu, and the other fox girls who work at a hot spring hotel called Konohatei. The staff at Konohatei live by one belief: no matter who one may truly be, no matter what, anyone who ...
Plot: hot spring, slice of life, deity, working life, all female cast, lesbian subtext, folklore, kimono
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Please Save My Earth (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: High school student Alice Sakaguchi has been having consistent but strange dreams: she dreams she is an extraterrestrial being living on the moon and monitoring the Earth. These dreams are too strange - and too real - for her to ignore them, and her ...
Style: shoujo
Plot: outer space, teenager, tragic love, extrasensory perception, transformation, revenge, love, eternal love, youth, surrealism, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: japan, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sakura Kinomoto, an elementary school student who discovers that she possesses magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards from the book they had been sealed in for years. She is then tasked with retrieving those cards in order ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, magical girl, cards, school, magic, coming of age, elementary school, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, responsibility, romance ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Kobato. (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kobato is a girl who came to earth to fulfill her wish, which is to go to a certain place. To fulfill that wish, she has to find a bottle and fill it with scarred hearts. Together with her "teacher", which is a stuffed animal, she search ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: romance, magic, friendship, friends, love and romance, imaginary, fall in love, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, looking for love, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the city of Nagasaki, the story takes place in a world where a miniscule amount of magic remains in everyday life. Hitomi Tsukishiro is a 17-year-old descendant of a witch family who grew up with stale emotions, as she lost her sense of color ...
Style: feel good, captivating, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, friendship, romance, time travel, school, painting, drawing, fall in love, mystery, workplace, coming of age, popularity ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Natsuyuki Rendezvous (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a Japanese manga series by Haruka Kawachi which serialized in Shodensha's Feel Young magazine between July 2009 and January 2012. An anime television adaptation by Dogakobo aired in Fuji TV's Noitamina block between ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, sincere, light ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, fall in love, love triangle, romance, wooing, unfulfillment, store, tragedy, couple relations, love and romance, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Oh My Goddess! (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: When college student Keiichi Morisato dials the wrong number while ordering for some food at his dormitory, he accidentally gets connected to the Goddess Hotline and a beautiful goddess named Belldandy appears out of a mirror in front of him. After ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, cult film
Audience: teens, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Weathering with You (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, China, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hodaka, a high school boy who moves from his isolated island home to the city of Tokyo, who immediately becomes broke! After finally finding work at a shady occult magazine, the sky rains every day until amidst the hustle and bustle of the big city, ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, feel good, light
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Zenki the Demon Prince (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Zenki is a Japanese manga series written by Kikuhide Tani and illustrated by Yoshihiro Kuroiwa. It was serealized in the Shueisha publication, Monthly Shōnen Jump from 1992 to 1996. Zenki was adapted into a fifty-one episode anime television series ...
Plot: magic, demon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A magical girl, Iroha Tamaki, searches for her missing sister in the mysterious city of Kamihama, where it is rumored that magical girls can achieve salvation.
Style: captivating, light, dark fantasy
Audience: kids
Plot: magic, magical girl, search, sister sister relationship, salvation, gossip, fantasy world, conspiracy, witch, surrealism, memory loss, witches
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It has been three spring-times since Belldandy came to Earth to grant Keiichi one wish. Things seem to be fine with them while living in the temple with Belldandy's sisters Urd and Skuld, but little do they know that a fallen god from ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Horimiya (2021)
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Quintessential Quintuplets (2019)
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TV show
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Style: sweet, romantic, uplifting
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Domestic Girlfriend (2019)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Natsuo is a high school boy who is experiencing the crushing despair of unrequited love. To make matters worse, the person he is in love with is his teacher, Hina. In an attempt to lift his spirits, he attends a mixer where he meets a girl named ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, tense, entertaining
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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3x3 Eyes (1991)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mysterious Play (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: shoujo
Plot: love, quest, self sacrifice, mythology, schoolgirl, friendship, teenager, fight, alternate reality, love triangle, murder, schoolgirl uniform ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Maison Ikkoku (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ceres: Celestial Legend (2000)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Now, in modern day time, Aya Mikage is a descendent of Ceres, and has quite an amount of tennyo blood.
Style: suspenseful, scenic, shoujo, disturbing
Plot: amnesia, magic, goddess, reincarnation, supernatural power, kidnapping, transformation, mythology, manipulation, supernatural ability, alternate reality, priestess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 266
Tokyo Babylon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
TV show
Story: Subaru Sumeragi, a young Onmyouji sorcerer, investigates a series of unusual murders with the aid of his twin sister and fellow Onmyouji Seishirô.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Rose of Versailles (1979)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
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Time: 18th century
Place: france, versailles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 77
Power Stone (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, Canada
TV show
Story: Power Stone is a Japanese anime television series produced by Studio Pierrot and directed by Kenichiro Watanabe and Takahiro Omori. It is based on the Capcom video game series of the same name. Power Stone aired on TBS in Japan from April 3, 1999 to ...
Plot: fortune teller, love, transvestite, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, magic, quest, heroine, ninja, falling in love, search, heroes, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Romeo × Juliet (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: On a tragic night in Neo Verona, the Capulet family is murdered by Montague and the country is seized. The only Capulet survivor is the child Juliet, who is rescued by loyal knights. Fourteen years later, people in Neo Verona live in poverty and ...
Style: serious, romantic, captivating, touching
Plot: forbidden love, rivalry, tragic hero, love and romance, rich and poor, romance, fall in love, tragic love, social differences, society, dictatorship, true love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 163
Kamichu! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Kamichu! is a Japanese anime television series, strongly influenced by the Shinto religion, that follows the adventures of teenage goddess Yurie Hitotsubashi and her friends. The title is short for Kamisama de Chūgakusei. The series was created by ...
Style: seinen, entertaining, captivating, light, feel good
Plot: romance, friendship, deity, everyday life, middle school, family life, supernatural, magic, goddess, school, adventure, love ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Video Girl Ai (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 174 min.
TV show
Story: High-school student Yota Moteuchi is so unpopular that his classmates have given him the nickname "Dateless." So it's no surprise when the love of his life, Moemi, is not interested in Yota but instead is in love with Yota's best ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, sexy
Audience: date night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Demon Girl Next Door (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, light, parody
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%