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Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001)
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Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001)
Original name: 星のカービィ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A diminutive pink creature orbiting in space named “Kirby” crash lands into Dream Land. Once getting acquainted with the citizens who live there in Cappy Town, he begins to defend the town from the monsters that King Dedede, the self-proclaimed ruler of Cappy Town, orders from the evil Nightmare Enterprises.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, friendship, against the odds, leadership, goofy hero, disorder, prank, rescue, daring rescue, distant planet, parallel world, heroes, friends, battles, orphan, officers and cadets, dictatorship, danger, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, siblings relations, rivalry, hidden identity ...

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Most similar movies to Kirby: Right Back at Ya!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, exciting and captivating films and TV series with plots about escapades, danger, heroes, adventure, rivalry, imaginary and friends mostly in Animation, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Kirby: Right Back at Ya!: Pokemon (1997), Pac-Man (1982), Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014), Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001), MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pokemon (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Ash aspires to be the greatest Pokémon (pocket monster) trainer in the world. To do this, he enlists the help of many friends, and his own Pokémon, Pikachu. Together, they must search their world for new Pokémon, while avoiding the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pokemon, adventure, rivalry, friendship, team, heroes, battles, contests and competitions, villain, danger, underdog, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: japan
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Pac-Man (1982)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Pac-Man is an animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera based on the video game Pac-Man by Namco, which premiered on ABC and ran from 1982 to 1983. It was also the first Hanna-Barbera animated series based on a video game.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: ghost, anti heroes, chase, good versus evil, heroes, save the day, danger, escapades, superhuman powers, superhero, rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
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100%
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Penn Zero is not your average kid - every day he's zapped into another dimension with his friends to save the world.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: heroes, heroic mission, adventurer, friendship, save the day, youth, danger, escapades, space travel, distant planet, young heroes, outer space ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Zoids: Chaotic Century, simply titled Zoids in Japan, is the first of four anime series based on the Zoids range of mecha model kits produced by TOMY. It is loosely adapted from the manga series Kiiju Shinseiki Zoido, which was created by Michiro ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, danger, youth, rescue, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pokémon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film opens with Shaymin as Dialga appears. Then, in the Reverse or Distortion World Giratina senses Dialga's presence, and flies up to the Real World to capture him. Dialga drinks, just as Giratina's portal opens up. Giratina then ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids
Plot: pokemon, friendship, parallel world, heroes, rivalry, obsessive quest, young heroes, adventure, escapades, master villain, disorder, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ginta Tiramizu is an average school student but keeps on having weird dreams about an amazing land. One day, something strange happens and Ginta appears in his fantasy. Together with Ginta's friends on the way, he will be able to fight an evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, odd ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventurer, superhero, young heroes, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, androids and robots, daydreamer, superhuman powers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Sonic's arch nemesis Dr. Robotnik has been banished from the Land of Darkness by an evil Metal Robotnik. The devious doctor tells Sonic that the Robot Generator has been sabotaged and will blow Planet Freedom to kingdom come. But it's not ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, cult film
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: race against time, anthropomorphism, space and aliens, evil alien, imaginary kingdom, disorder, friends, rivalry, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, heroic mission ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fanboy and Chum Chum (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fanboy & Chum Chum is an American CGI animated television series created by Eric Robles for Nickelodeon. It is based on Fanboy, an animated short created by Robles for Nickelodeon and Frederator Studios, which was broadcast August 14, 2008 on ...
Style: feel good, not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, friends, friendship, mischievous children, imaginary, goofy hero, disorder, escapades, youth, good versus evil, save the day, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: In the 31st Century, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo is an incredible and outlandish renegade who fights against the Margarita Empire and his leader, Tsuru Tsuruiina IV, accompanied of the girl Beauty, the crazy Don Patch and other friends so crazies like him. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, neo screwball comedy, parody
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, world domination, rescue, escapades, save the world, master villain, danger, dictatorship, uninhibited rivalry, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pokemon Heroes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pokemon, adventure, friendship, imaginary, escapades, gang, supernatural ability, rescue, friends, good versus evil, young heroes, adventurer ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! is an American television series based upon Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario Bros. 2 video games. It was originally broadcast via first-run syndication to mostly independent or Fox television ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wrestling, mutant, rescue, imaginary, good versus evil, save the world, friends, disorder, teleportation, graphic violence, anti hero, heroic mission ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the Diamond Ore Country lies the powerful Holy Diamond, which has served as the kingdom's source of energy and maintained the Diamond Ore Country for centuries. Many Melecie live in the Diamond Ore Country, including their princess - the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pokemon, adventure, save the day, friendship, heroes, rivalry, friends, escapades, master villain, imaginary, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pokémon Origins (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Serving as a more faithful adaptation of the Pokémon Red and Blue games, the story follows a young boy named Red who begins a journey with his Pokémon partner, Charmander, as he seeks to capture all the known Pokémon in the Kanto region and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rejoin Goku and his friends in a series of cosmic battles! Toei has redubbed, recut, and cleaned up the animation of the original 1989 animated series. The show's story arc has been refined to better follow the comic book series on which it is ...
Style: stylized, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pokémon: Arceus and the Jewel of Life (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Long ago Arceus granted a fragment of its awesome power as the Jewel of Life to help Michina in the town's hour of need only to be betrayed when it was time for that power to be returned. After so many years Arceus is about to return to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, exciting
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Digimon(デジモン Dejimon, branded as Digimon: Digital Monsters), short for "Digital Monsters"(デジタルモンスター Dejitaru Monsutā), is a Japanese media franchise encompassing digital toys, anime, manga, video games and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friends, good versus evil, heroic mission, monster, imaginary kingdom, escapades, save the world, rescue, danger, creature ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pokemon, adventure, best friends, imaginary, good versus evil, friends, danger, contests and competitions, rescue, obsessive quest, friendship, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Magical⛦Shopping Arcade Abenobashi is a Japanese anime television series created by Gainax. The supernatural comedy drama is directed by Hiroyuki Yamaga. The series premiered April 4, 2002 on Kids Station. It was licensed in North America by ADV ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, parody
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, friendship, fish out of water, heroic mission, rivalry, youth, escapades, getting home, good versus evil, heroes, best friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Sonic Boom (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Singapore, Indonesia, China, India
Duration: 11 min.
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Story: The speedy blue hedgehog gets a new look in this comedy/adventure series that sees him battling a familiar foe with sidekick Tails and pals Knuckles, Amy and Sticks. The gang tries to ward off the evil plans of Dr. Eggman, who is hellbent on taking ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, 3d animation
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35%
Niko and the Sword of Light (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ten-year-old Niko, the last of his kind in a strange world, embarks on an epic quest to bring light back to his land. Armed with his magic sword, Niko journeys to the Cursed Volcano, making new friends and powerful foes while uncovering secrets ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating, 2d animation
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Captain N: The Game Master (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Captain N: The Game Master is a joint-venture between American-Canadian animated television series that aired on television from 1989 to 1991 as part of the Saturday morning cartoon lineup on NBC. The show is produced by DIC Entertainment and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, surreal ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Luxembourg
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Story: Di-Gata Defenders is a Canadian action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy animated television series created by Greg Collinson with Nerd Studios and Nelvana Entertainment. This show is rated C8 according to the Canadian TV Classification System. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, 2d animation
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33%
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Sonic X (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sonic X is an anime series based on the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. It was created by Sonic Team and produced in Japan by TMS Entertainment. It aired on TV Tokyo from April 6, 2003 to March 28, 2004 and on Kids Station from 2004 to 2005. ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are launched into the 21st century, with new mysteries to solve.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, reboot
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: 2000s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years after the Ceremonial Battle, a teenage boy named Yuuki Judai heads off in order to join the Duelist Yousei School located on a remote island off the coast of Japan. There he meets his fellow students and gains a few friends, along with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Persona 4 The Animation (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Persona 4: The Animation is a television anime series produced by AIC ASTA and directed by Seiji Kishi, based on the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 video game by Atlus. The story revolves around the protagonist, Yu Narukami, who acquires a mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Metal Fight Beyblade is a Japanese manga created by Takafumi Adachi. It is also an anime production based on the original. It is currently being serialized by the monthly CoroCoro Comic.
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
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Plot: heroes, good versus evil, super weapon, adventure, young heroes, save the day, rivalry, danger, imaginary, escapades, youth, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Kyo Kara Maoh! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Shibuya Yuuri, an ordinary high school boy got flushed in a toilet and he saw himself in another world. He was then declared as the 27th maou or the demon king of the Demon world by Gunter von Christ and Konrad Weller . When Yuuri now travels back ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, exciting, shoujo ...
Audience: kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dave the Barbarian (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dave the Barbarian is an American animated television series created by Doug Langdale, creator of The Weekenders and Savage Steve Holland, "Eek! the Cat" and "The Terrible Thunderlizards" that premiered on January 23, 2004. The ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, absurd
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: dragon, barbarian, adventure, good versus evil, goofy hero, save the day, heroes, disorder, danger, rivalry, race against time, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.3
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Rocket Monkeys (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: This Canadian cartoon focuses on two monkey brothers named Gus and Wally who are in outer space working as GASI agents (Galactic Animal Space Institute agents, so no pun intended!). They are accompanied by their robot friend YAY-OK and their boss ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: monkey, outer space, heroic mission, rivalry, space travel, save the day, adventure, save the world, heroes, chases and races, odd couple, misfit partners ...
Place: canada
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32%