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New Initial D the Movie - Legend 1: Awakening (2014)
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New Initial D the Movie - Legend 1: Awakening (2014)
Original name: 新劇場版 頭文字D Legend1 -覚醒-
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The first movie in a trilogy, focusing on the battle against the Takahashi brothers. High school student Takumi Fujiwara works as a gas station attendant during the day and a delivery boy for his father's tofu shop during late nights. Little does he know that his precise driving skills and his father's modified Toyota Sprinter AE86 Trueno make him the best amateur road racer on Mt. Akina's highway. Because of this, racing groups from all over the Gunma prefecture issue challenges to Takumi to see if he really has what it takes to be a road legend.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: street racing, car race, car, race, contest, automobile racing, rivalry, youth, friendship, contests and competitions, father son relationship, car chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, master, school, job, accident, club, rain, dating, magazine, bikini, gas, friend, date ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, captivating, stylized and semi serious films with plots about friendship, rivalry, contests and competitions, youth, adventure, ambition and escapades mostly in Animation, Action and Sport genres. Some movies like New Initial D the Movie - Legend 1: Awakening: Initial D (1998), Redline (2009), Girls und Panzer (2012), The Prince of Tennis (2001), IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
New Initial D the Movie - Legend 3: Dream (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Mt. Akina's new downhill racing hero Fujiwara Takumi prepares for the final showdown against Red Sun's unbeaten leader and Akagi's fastest driver, Takahashi Ryosuke.
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: car race, contests and competitions, street racing, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, master, contest, race, sports car, youth, heroes
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New Initial D the Movie - Legend 2: Racer (2015)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
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Initial D (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Takumi Fujiwara is an average 18-year old high school student with an average job as a gas station attendant, and a not-so-average hand in the family business. To help his father's tofu shop, Takumi has been delivering tofu in his father's ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, chases and races, delivery, car, street racing, hotshot hero, ambition, adventure, rivalry, contests and competitions, gas station ...
Place: japan
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Sport, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An animated TV series centered on the child of the legendary Speed Racer -- a young talent named after his father who enrolls in an academy for the fastest kids on Earth.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, offbeat
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Girls und Panzer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In this world, Sensha-do (戦車道), the art of tank-combat, is a traditional Japanese martial art for girls. Miho, a girl who just transferred into the Ōrai Girls' Academy in Ibaraki Prefecture, has been ordered by the academy's student ...
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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Story: IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix refers to two anime series co-produced simultaneously by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. The first is a "microseries" consisting of five 5-minute episodes, and the second is a 26-episode animated series ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: contests and competitions, chases and races, imaginary, androids and robots, rivalry, battles, danger, ambition, race, teamwork, car race, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Beyblade: The Movie - Fierce Battle (2004)
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
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