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Flavors of Youth (2018)
 6.5
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Flavors of Youth (2018)
Original name: 肆式青春
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China. 1 Shanghai Love. 2 Sunny Breakfast. 3 Small Fashion Show. Directed by Zhenxing Yi, the plot revolves around a young man working in Beijing. He used to live with his grandma in his less developed hometown Hunan. While he is drown in his childhood reminiscence, he receives an unexpected call – Grandma is in critical condition.
Plot: young love, anthology, love, life, friendship, sister sister relationship, career, teenage girl, sexy woman, teenage boy, airport, grandmother grandson relationship, flashback, model, passion, beauty queen
Place: japan, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, stylized and emotional films with plots about friendship, love, youth, romance, high school, love and romance and coming of age mostly in Animation, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Flavors of Youth: Ocean Waves (1993), A Silent Voice (2016), 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007), Only Yesterday (1991), The Garden of Words (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school reunion, surrealism, unspoken love, love, falling in love, high school life, teenage love, high school, social relations, romance, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 23K
A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
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Plot: friendship, high school, deaf, sign language, redemption, disability, coming of age, bullying, suicide attempt, deafness, mother daughter relationship, single mother ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, letter, train, surf, romance, friends, unfulfillment, lovers apart, unfulfilled love, classmates, crumbling relationship ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, future ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 19K
Only Yesterday (1991)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, childhood, marriage, folk music, childhood memory, school, introspection, twentysomething life, coming of age, youth, unhappy, city life ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, romantic ...
Plot: coming of age, shoemaker, chocolate, rain, romance, friendship, grownups, mysterious character, overcoming, friends, social misfits, rainy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Years after the war between the Children of Water and the Children of Fire, Oceanus, a god of the sea, presents Prince Sirius with the eye of Algarock, thereby putting him in charge of those that dwell under the waves. But when Sirius encounters a ...
Style: epic
Plot: water, prince, king, friendship, fire, journey, young love, myth, tragedy, mythology, legend, quest ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, realistic, surreal ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, teenage love, coming of age, imagination, love, high school, first love, train, writing, high school student, violin, dream ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, japan, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Clannad: The Motion Picture (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clannad is set in a high-school located in some Japanese town. Okazaki Tomoya is a third-year student who doesn't take his studies seriously. Always late for class, he's seen as a delinquent by the rest of his classmates who are busy ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, youth, teenage life, coming of age, love and romance, romance, high school life, terminal illness, pregnancy, death, rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means “I pray for safe voyages”. A 17 ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage love, high school, friendship, destiny, social relations, traditional versus modern, friends, hopes, longing, high school life, urban, post war ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: japan, asia, seaport, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Murder Case of Hana & Alice (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to 2004 coming-of-age live-action film Hana & Alice. After her parents separate, 14 year-old Tetsuko (who will soon be nick-named Alice) moves with her mother to a new town in what she calls "The Boonies" and must enroll as a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From Me To You (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sawako Kuronuma, called Sadako by her classmates for her resemblance to the character from Ring, has always been feared and misunderstood because of her appearance. There are rumors that Sawako can see ghosts and curse people. However, despite her ...
Plot: teenager, father, hospital, cemetery, concert, pigtails, white dress, shopping, teenage girl, brunette, flashlight, reflection in water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story takes place in a alternate postwar period, in 1996, where Japan is divided. Hokkaido is ruled by the "Union" while Honshu and other southern islands are under US authority. A tall tower was built on Hokkaido, which could even be ...
Style: serious, futuristic
Plot: airplane, violin, alternate timeline, heroes, teenage life, youth, danger, coma, coming of age, society, androids and robots, friendship ...
Time: 1990s, future, year 1996
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.4
 126K
Your Name (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sailor Moon R the Movie: The Promise of the Rose (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 61 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.1
 268
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Sweet Blue Flowers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 1K
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, twists and turns, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
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Country: Japan
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Little Convict (1979)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.8
 2K
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Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: school, teenage love, teenage life, friends, love and romance, friendship, haunted by the past, fall in love, social relations, high school life, meaningful kiss, freak ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
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Plot: battle, power, cards, damage, monster, creature, duel, attack, teenager, teenage girl, game, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Book of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
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Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mistaken identity, palaces castles and temples, battles, religions or cults, society, ghost, healing power, supernatural romance, afterlife, supernatural, master and servant, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 1K
Midori (1992)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After losing her parents, young flower selling Midori is put up by a fairground group. She is abused and forced to slavery, until the arrival of an enigmatic magician of short stature, who gives her hope for a better future.
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
 1K
Bakuman (2010)
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Country: Japan
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Style: captivating, uplifting, exciting, semi serious, light
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 47
To Heart (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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