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Legendary Idol Eriko (1989)
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Legendary Idol Eriko (1989)
Original name: アイドル伝説えり子
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Idol Densetsu Eriko is a Japanese anime series by Ashi Productions. It ran in Japan from 1989 until 1990, spanning 51 episodes. The story has been adapted into a 3-volume manga series by Ayumi Kawahara. The main character, Eriko Tamura, is actually a Japanese idol in real life. She performs the opening theme, and the last episode's ending theme.
Style: shoujo
Plot: orphan, coma, singer, celebrity, amnesia, girl power, car accident, music business, music industry, rivalry, recording studio, romantic rivalry, fatal accident, dead father, sick mother, record company

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, shoujo, sincere and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friendship, romance, music, rivalry, slice of life, high school and friends mostly in Animation, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like Legendary Idol Eriko: Magical Angel Creamy Mami (1983), THE iDOLM@STER (2011), Sensual Phrase (1999), Jem (1985), Uta no Prince-sama (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Magical Angel Creamy Mami (1983)
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Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 22 min.
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