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The Familiar of Zero (2006)
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The Familiar of Zero (2006)
Original name: ゼロの使い魔
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: When Saito, an ordinary teen living in Japan, is suddenly whisked away to the magical kingdom of Halkeginia, he becomes the familiar servant of Louise, a young girl enrolled in an academy for aristocrat magicians.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, exciting
Plot: adventure, teenage life, youth, destiny, danger, social differences, society, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, parallel world, wizards and magicians, hopes, getting home, imaginary, unlikely couple, school, imaginary kingdom, airplane, magic
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, exciting, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about imaginary, danger, escapades, heroes, adventure, youth and supernatural mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Familiar of Zero: Demon King Daimao (2010), Fairy Tail (2009), Aria the Scarlet Ammo (2011), Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012), Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demon King Daimao (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Ichiban Ushiro no Dai Maō, also known as Demon King Daimao, is a Japanese light novel series written by Shotaro Mizuki and illustrated by Souichi Itō, published by Hobby Japan under their HJ Bunko imprint. The first volume was published on ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, ecchi, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: school, schoolgirl, harem, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, demon, danger, romance, female nudity, imaginary, magic, violence ...
Time: future
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100%
 8.0
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Fairy Tail (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Lucy is a 17-year-old girl, who wants to be a full-fledged mage. One day when visiting Harujion Town, she meets Natsu, a young man who gets sick easily by any type of transportation. But Natsu isn't just any ordinary kid, he's a member of ...
Style: exciting, humorous, light, stylized, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, youth, dragon, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, salvation, supernatural, hand to hand combat, fairy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Aria the Scarlet Ammo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In response to the worsening crime rate, Japan creates Tokyo Butei High, an elite academy where "Butei" or armed detectives hone their deadly skills in hopes of becoming mercenary-like agents of justice. One particular Butei is Kinji ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural ability, master warrior, imaginary, heroes, rescue, rivalry, escapades, youth, master villain, teachers and students, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ixion Saga: Dimensional Transfer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Hokaze Kon is an otherwise normal boy who, one day, receives an inter-dimensional summons to the world of Mirror. He appears just in time to save the life of Princess Ecarlate, whose enemies are trying to prevent her political marriage. Kon, who ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, semi serious
Plot: getting home, adventure, supernatural ability, escapades, supernatural, save the princess, imaginary kingdom, youth, imaginary, fish out of water, disorder, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Protected by the highest security, the Maison de Ayakashi is rumored to be haunted, where only eccentrics could live. In reality, it is a place for humans with non-human ancestors to live. The socially-inept Ririchiyo has come here to improve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, social awkwardness, demon, master and servant, spirit, social misfits, estate, danger, romance, curses spells and rituals, bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Star vs. the Forces of Evil (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Intergalactic warrior Star Butterfly arrives on Earth to live with the Diaz family. She continues to battle villains throughout the universe and high school, mainly to protect her extremely powerful wand, an object that still confuses her.
Style: exciting, sincere, captivating, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 351
Negima! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires, robots, sorcery… And that’s all before Gym Class! Welcome to Mahora Academy, an all-girls school where the impossible and the enchanting are a part of the curriculum. It’s the start of the new school year and emotions run rampant as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Plot: wizards and magicians, school, supernatural, power relations, youth, teachers and students, harem, imaginary, boarding school life, boarding school, high school life, men hatred ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Nanami was just a normal high school girl down on her luck until a stranger’s lips marked her as the new Land God and turned her world upside down. Now, she’s figuring out the duties of a deity with the help of Tomoe, a reformed fox demon who ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
 3K
Magi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: This story is about the flow of fate and the battle to keep the world on the right path. Aladdin is a boy who has set out to explore the world after being trapped in a room for most of his life. His best friend is a flute with a djinn in it named ...
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, tense, sincere, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
29%
Yozakura Quartet (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Yozakura Quartet is a Japanese manga created by Suzuhito Yasuda that began publishing by Kodansha in 2006, and was then published in the US by Del Rey in 2008. The series was animated in Japan and aired from October 2 to December 18, 2008; it ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, supernatural ability, escapades, teenage life, superhuman powers, danger, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Devil Is a Part-Timer! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, light, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!! (2016)
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
El Hazard: The Magnificent World (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: Makoto is a high school student who one day found himself sent to a strange, magical world called El Hazard. He is then forced to impersonate a missing princess(an idea for which he does not care for). Other earthlings sent to this world include ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sailor Moon Crystal (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Usagi Tsukino is chosen to be a guardian of justice and is sent on a quest to locate a Silver Crystal before the Dark Kingdom invades the Earth.
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, imaginary, save the world, superhuman powers, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 2010s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tenchi Muyo! GXP (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Seina is unlucky, so unlucky that when he stumbles upon a recruiter looking for his senpai Tenchi he gets taken instead. Forced into the Galaxy police, his luck begins to change. A natural to randomly jumping near pirates, he is assigned his own ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 316
Kämpfer (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kämpfer is a Japanese light novel series by Toshihiko Tsukiji, with illustrations by Senmu. The series contains 15 volumes published by Media Factory under their MF Bunko J imprint between November 2006 and March 2010. The main series covers 12 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, supernatural, adventure, romance, rivalry, imaginary, danger, escapades, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, captivating, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, supernatural, save the world, child hero, escapades, friends, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 239
Moon Phase (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Paranormal photographer Kouhei stumbles into the arms of Hazuki, a vampire beauty who has waited for years to be freed from a forgotten castle. Unwilling to part with her unwitting hero, the petite vamp follows Kouhei home and starts causing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating
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Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 240
Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, danger, supernatural ability, chaos, adventure, future dystopia, heroes, supernatural power, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Neo Angelique Abyss (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Arcadia is plagued with evil, life-draining demons called Thanatos and a vast lack of Purifiers to exterminate them all. While attending school, Angelique attracts the eye of a man who intends to turn the tides to the people's favor. What ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, adventure, supernatural, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, deadly, destiny, hopes, danger, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, heroes, master villain, battles, ghost, imaginary, danger, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Little Snow Fairy Sugar (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Season Fairies create and control the weather using special musical instruments. Sugar, an apprentice Snow Fairy, and her friends Salt and Pepper, all want to become full-fledged Season Fairies, and the only way to achieve this is to search for and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, youth, escapades, family, disorder, life turned upside down, apprentice, teenage life, imaginary, small town life, best friends, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Futari wa Pretty Cure (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Pretty Cure, known in Japan as Futari wa Pretty Cure, is a Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation and broadcast across Japan by Animax, TV Asahi and Asahi Broadcasting Corporation. It is the first series in the Pretty Cure ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, young heroes, save the world, adventure, danger, youth, imaginary, escapades, rivalry, supernatural, tomboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: With their most formidable foe vanquished, Inuyasha and his comrades begin returning to their everyday lives. But their peace is fleeting as another adversary emerges: Kaguya, the self-proclaimed princess from the Moon of Legend, hatches a plot to ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, mystical
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, youth, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, parallel world, master villain, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 327
11 Eyes (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Satsuki Kakeru lost his sister by suicide and has been living a dull life ever since then. One day, he is transported into a bizarre world "Red Night" along with his friend Minase Yuka. In order to survive and escape from Red Night, he ...
Style: tense, serious, exciting, captivating, ecchi ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, youth, teenage life, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, heroes, chases and races, escapades, supernatural ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 15K
InuYasha (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kagome Higurashi is a modern day young girl who lives with her family by the old Higure shrine. Unbeknownst to Kagome, she is the reincarnation of priestess Kikyo and posseses the "Jewel of Four Souls" (the Shikon jewel). One ill-fated ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, magic, adventure, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, mission, imaginary, good versus evil, journey, time travel, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 15th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%