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The World God Only Knows (2010)
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The World God Only Knows (2010)
Original name: 神のみぞ知るセカイ
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Keima is a dating sim champion. Cute girls are rendered powerless by his irresistible game playing techniques. Too bad things aren't that way in the real world. That is, until his tempting game playing causes a real live—and very bubbly-cute—demon hunter named Elsie to materialize! Now Elsie wants Keima to help her free hot girls from sneaky demons who secretly possess them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Plot: romance, looking for love, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, teenage life, social relations, youth, wooing, young heroes, couples, demon, friendship, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, fall in love, supernatural ability, high school life, high school, computers and web, boy, danger
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, semi serious and light films and TV series with plots about high school, high school life, romance, youth, friendship, love and romance and school mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The World God Only Knows: Kokoro Connect (2012), mm! (2010), We Never Learn: BokuBen (2019), The Pet Girl of Sakurasou (2012), Amagami SS (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kokoro Connect (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The five members of the Cultural Study group that meets in class 401 have spent a lot of time wondering what it would be like to be in someone else's shoes. But they're about to learn that there's a huge difference between thinking ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, psychological ...
Plot: body swapping, school, school club, supernatural, switching roles, high school life, youth, buddies, miraculous event, slice of life, love and romance, fish out of water ...
Place: japan
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yuta has a problem. As one of the thousands of Japanese students afflicted with "chunibyo," a state where they're so desperate to stand out that they've literally convinced themselves that they have secret knowledge and hidden ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, touching, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, school, teenage love, youth, slice of life, high school life, social relations, coming of age, romance, school club, love and romance, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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mm! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: There are twisted tales and twisted tales, but few are as twisted as poor Sado's, who's just realized that he actually likes being made miserable. Of course, knowing that only makes him more miserable, which in turn... well, you get the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: school, romance, friends, harem, fall in love, love triangle, couples, friendship, club, school club, cross dressing, love and romance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Never Learn: BokuBen (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nariyuki Yuiga is in his last and most painful year of high school. In order to gain the “special VIP recommendation” which would grant him a full scholarship to college, he must now tutor his classmates as they struggle to prepare for entrance ...
Style: humorous, light, romantic, absurd, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Pet Girl of Sakurasou (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sakura Dormitory is a dorm of the high school affiliated with Suimei University of the Arts (often shortened as Suiko), which hosts the strangest, most trouble-making students. After being kicked out of the normal dorm for keeping a stray cat, ...
Style: touching, entertaining, stylized, light, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, couple relations, high school life, everyday life, youth, friendship, teenage life, couples, teenage love, love triangle, dormitory, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Amagami SS (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A second-year high school boy finds himself uneasy during Christmas time due to an experience in the past. However, this year at Christmas, he gets his last chance to ask out a graduating female senior named Haruka Morishima — or one of several ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, hentai, realistic
Plot: high school, romance, teenage life, fall in love, looking for love, buddies, love and romance, youth, social relations, love interest, teen romance, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Is This a Zombie? (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Some guys have no luck; he’s got no pulse. That’s life for poor unfortunate, undead Ayumu. First, he was murdered by a serial killer. Total bummer. Then he was resurrected as a zombie by a cute little Necromancer. That seemed pretty cool until ...
Style: ecchi, exciting, humorous, parody, light ...
Plot: supernatural, magic, serial killer, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, undead, blackmail, heroes, walking dead, harem, necromancer ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging from telepathy to x-ray vision, Kusuo Saiki finds this so-called blessing to be nothing but a curse. As all the inconveniences his powers cause constantly pile up, all Kusuo aims for is ...
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, light, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Duration: 25 min.
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Story: When you've got acute gynophobia, even a pretty girl can be like a malady, and as the sparring partner for his family of female wrestlers, Sakamachi Kinjiro has the worst case ever! Just one touch makes his nose bleed, so school's a bloody ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Place to Place (2012)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Omamori Himari (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
Story: Advanced placement into a school of higher grade proof-reading is determined by the results of the Promotion Test strictly for class type. Ranging from A class with the best facilities anyone can offer all the way down to F Class which is composed ...
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