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Assassination Classroom (2015)
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Assassination Classroom (2015)
Original name: 暗殺教室
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The students of class 3-E have a mission: kill their teacher before graduation. He has already destroyed the moon, and has promised to destroy the Earth if he can not be killed within a year. But how can this class of misfits kill a tentacled monster, capable of reaching Mach 20 speed, who may be the best teacher any of them have ever had?
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, disturbing, absurd
Audience: teens
Plot: education, teacher, murder, friendship, school, monster, underdog, death wish, superhuman, classroom, assassination, government agent

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My Hero Academia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: People are not born equal, a realization that 4-year-old Midoriya Izuku faced when bullied by his classmates who had unique special powers. Izuku was one of the rare cases where he was born with absolutely no unique powers. This did not stop Izuku ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, sincere, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, superhero, heroism, super strength, school, training, super villain, high school, rivalry, society, child prodigy, supernatural power ...
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Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Gon Freecss one day discovers that the father he had always been told was dead was alive and well. His Father, Ging, is a Hunter—a member of society's elite with a license to go anywhere or do almost anything. Gon, determined ...
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Audience: teens
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Beelzebub (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Story: Ishiyama High is a school populated entirely by delinquents, where nonstop violence and lawlessness are the norm. However, there is one universally acknowledged rule—don't cross first year student Tatsumi Oga, Ishiyama's most vicious ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: master and servant, rivalry, vengeance, danger, youth, juvenile delinquency, power, demon, supernatural, high school, curses spells and rituals, babies and infants ...
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75%
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RWBY (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 13 min.
Story: The future-fantasy world of Remnant is filled with ravenous monsters, treacherous terrain, and more villains than you can shake a sniper-scythe at. Fortunately, Beacon Academy is training Huntsmen and Huntresses to battle the evils of the world, and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, bleak, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, heroes, adventure, school, battles, danger, supernatural power, training, escapades
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Rising of The Shield Hero (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Iwatani Naofumi was summoned into a parallel world along with 3 other people to become the world's Heroes. Each of the heroes respectively equipped with their own legendary equipment when summoned, Naofumi received the Legendary Shield as his ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, feel good, suspense ...
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Snow White with the Red Hair (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Shirayuki was a young girl born with unique apple-red hair. She meets a famous but foolish Prince Raji, who falls in love with her at first sight and orders her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, enigmatic
Plot: royal family, love and romance, destiny, adventure, snow white, prince, youth, rich, friendship, king, runaway
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100%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: "Rimuru Tempest" is the new name of a slime in a fantasy world taken by a former 37-year-old human Satou Mikami after he is killed by a passing robber. Broken free from ordinary, stale past life, his fresh adventure in a fantasy world as a ...
Style: humorous, tense, exciting, captivating, sincere
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Place: japan, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon ...
Style: captivating, absurd, humorous, exciting
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bamboo Blade (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
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37%
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Blood Lad (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Staz is a vampire from the surreal "Demon World", and Fuyumi, an ordinary girl, accidentally wanders into the Demon World through a portal. Subsequently after meeting each other, Fuyumi is killed by a carnivorous plant and turned into a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, satirical
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.5
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Dragon Ball (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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To Love-Ru (2008)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
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33%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 24 min.
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Style: romantic, light, sweet, entertaining, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 1K
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Country: Canada
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: not serious, humorous, exciting
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Time: 2010s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 271
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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