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Maid Sama! (2010)
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Maid Sama! (2010)
Original name: 会長はメイド様!
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Misaki Ayuzawa is the first female student council president at a once all-boys school turned co-ed. She rules the school with strict discipline demeanor. But she has a secret—she works at a maid cafe due to her families circumstances. One day the popular A-student and notorious heart breaker Takumi Usui finds out her secret and makes a deal with her to keep it hush from the school in exchange for spending some time with him.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, feel good, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, school, maid, teenage love, power relations, high school, teenage life, fall in love, unlikely relationship, romance, popularity, cafe, rich and poor, workplace, unrequited love, mystery, student, teacher, friendship, youth, school life, coming of age, student life, high school life, notoriety
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films and TV series with plots about romance, high school, youth, love and romance, school, high school life and teenage life mostly in Animation, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Maid Sama!: Kamisama Kiss (2012), Ouran High School Host Club (2006), Paradise Kiss (2005), Say "I love you." (2012), Fruits Basket (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kamisama Kiss (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: romantic, humorous, captivating, exciting, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: master and servant, love and romance, supernatural, life turned upside down, school, youth, imaginary, supernatural romance, spirit, teenage life, friendship, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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83%
Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
Style: humorous, romantic, feel good, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, high school, teenage life, rich and poor, high school hunk, gender bending, society, high school life, mistaken identity, romance, youth, twins ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Paradise Kiss (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fashion, high school, high school life, romance, falling in love, fashion designer, fashion model, college, designer, youth, lifestyle, social climbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Say "I love you." (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Friends suck, and trusting someone is just setting yourself up. That's the lesson Mei Tachibana learned after her heart was ripped out and only a shell was left where a girl used to be. But unlike so many, she found an easy solution: ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, haunted by the past, social relations, friends, high school life, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, youth, loss of family member, secret, everyday life, friends, loss of parent, transformation, curses spells and rituals, accident, teenage love ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Toradora! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: It’s Ryuji’s first day as a junior in high school and it seems as if things are looking up. He gets to sit in between his only friend, Yusaku, and, more importantly, the girl he’s secretly crushing on, Minori Kushieda. But just when he thinks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, friendship, high school, teenage life, school, youth, romance, slice of life, wooing, high school life, schoolgirl ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, master and servant, social awkwardness, estate, bondage, social misfits, curses spells and rituals, danger, demon, haunted house, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Hachiman Hikigaya is an antisocial high school student with no friends or girlfriend and as a result has a distorted view on life. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing
Plot: school, youth, high school, friendship, romance, love and romance, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, society, male female relationship, love, club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Skip Beat! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: The girl Kyoko Mogami lives alone in an apartment with her big love the childhood friend Sho Fuwa. He is a big music star and has many fans. One day he breaks up with her telling her she is a plain woman, and the only reason he stayed with her all ...
Style: captivating, feel good, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, showbiz, rising to stardom, rivalry, breakup, teenage love, teenage life, relationship vs career, betrayal, artists and showbiz, couple relations, vengeance ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Playful Kiss (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Playful Kiss is a 2010 South Korean romantic-comedy television series, starring Jung So-min and Kim Hyun-joong. It aired on MBC from September 1 to October 21, 2010 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes. It is based on the Japanese ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: school, first love, opposites attract, romance, teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, arrogance, youth, unlikely couple, grownups, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: humorous, touching, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, social relations, love triangle, high school life, dormitory, coming of age, friends, teenage life, couples, youth, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Kodaka Hasegawa has just transferred to St. Chronica's Academy and he's having a hard time making friends. With his naturally blond hair and fierce looking eyes, people constantly mistake him for a delinquent. One day, he runs into his ...
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, teenage life, school, teenage love, friendship, social relations, club, misfit, youth, harem, romance, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, surreal
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, romance, military, high school, school, weapon system, battles, save the world, mecha, cold war, androids and robots, killer robot ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maison Ikkoku (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: college, youth, human nature, looking for love, wooing, boarding school, college life, fall in love, boarding school life, unfulfilled love, love and romance, hopes ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Never Learn: BokuBen (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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: romantic, humorous, absurd, sexy
Plot: school, romance, harem, power relations, erotica, teenage love, love and romance, high school, school life, stereotype
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Yamada's First Time: B Gata H Kei (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: OMG! There’s this girl at school, Yamada, who wants to make like a hundred sex friends. She totally thinks she can devirginize one hundred different boys! Can you believe that? That’s like every boy in the school. Who does she think she is? I ...
Style: sexy, realistic, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: high school life, wooing, high school, social relations, teenage love, obsession, youth, best friends, fall in love, teenage life, looking for sex, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, stylized, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, youth, teenage love, supernatural, imaginary, romance, school, coming of age, social relations, high school life, super weapon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Strawberry Panic (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Nagisa Aoi is a new transfer student into one of the three prestigious all-girls Catholic high schools on Astraea Hill: a school called St. Miator (the other two are St. Spica and St. Lelim (known in the anime as Le Rim, for some reason). While ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sexual, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school life, school, high school, gays and lesbians, romance, love and romance, teenage life, youth, friends, meaningful kiss, teenage love, boarding school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Clannad (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tomoya Okazaki is a third year high school student resentful of his life. His mother passed away from a car accident when he was younger, causing his father to resort to alcohol and cigarettes. This results in fights between the two until ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, fall in love, high school life, ambition, loner, dream come true, teenage life, romance, wish come true, basketball, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Place to Place (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Tsumiki Miniwa, a small girl who packs a punch, is in love with her best friend, tall and easygoing Io Otonashi. The only problem is that she can't bring herself to come out and say it. And, despite the fact that he can otherwise read her like ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: romance, youth, social relations, friendship, prank, love and romance, fall in love, high school, friends, young lovers, couples, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 650
To Love-Ru (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: To Love-Ru is a Japanese manga series written by Saki Hasemi, and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki, creator of Black Cat. The manga was serialized in Shueisha's manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump between April 24, 2006 and August 31, 2009; 18 ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, semi serious, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, school, youth, benign alien, alien encounter, love and romance, romance, high school, harem, space and aliens, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 2K
Lucky Star (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Having fun in school, doing homework together, cooking and eating, playing video games, watching anime. All those little things make up the daily life of the anime-and chocolate-loving-Izumi Konata and her friends. Sometimes relaxing but more than ...
Style: clever, feel good, realistic, humorous, intellectual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, school, fall in love, youth, best friends, high school life, friends, coming of age, teenage love, romance, love and romance, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In His and Her Circumstances, like a drug, Yukino Miyazawa was addicted to admiration and praise from those around her. She worked hard to become the perfect student, the perfect girl. But that was before… him. Souichirou Arima. The instant she ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, young lovers, friendship, teenage love, bully, teenage life, power of love, young people, romance, hopes, family problems, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Masamune-kun's Revenge (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: As a child, Masamune Makabe once suffered greatly at the hands of a wealthy and beautiful girl named Aki Adagaki, who nicknamed him "Piggy" due to his chubby appearance. Seeking revenge against his tormentor, Masamune works hard to improve ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, semi serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: school, revenge, romance, teenage girl, dishonesty, youth, vengeance, falling in love, harem, high school hunk, high school, school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 317
Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, teenage life, love and romance, romance, youth, friendship, rivalry, coming of age, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 131
mm! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
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, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: school, harem, best friends, friends, romance, love and romance, cross dressing, masochism, masochist, bdsm
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: It's back-to-school mayhem with Kaname Chidori and her war-freak classmate Sousuke Sagara as they encounter more misadventures in and out of Jindai High School. But when Kaname gets into some serious trouble, Sousuke takes the guise of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, high school, teenage love, heroes, heroic mission, secret agents, goofy hero, undercover, teenage life, working undercover, nothing goes right, fish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Stray God (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The world consists of two parts: the near shore and far shore. The near shore is the place where people reside, while the far shore is the place for deities and ayakashi, which are emotional fragments that can posses humans and cause trouble. So it ...
Style: exciting, captivating, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, love and romance, ghost, deity, high school, friendship, supernatural romance, magical sword, curses spells and rituals, sword fight, hopes, crimes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Kaguya-sama: Love is War (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Considered a genius due to having the highest grades in the country, Miyuki Shirogane leads the prestigious Shuchiin Academy's student council as its president, working alongside the beautiful and wealthy vice president Kaguya Shinomiya. The ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sweet, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, grownups, teenagers, parents and children, mind game, school, friendship between teens, love
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 631
Mayo Chiki! (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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 ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: master and servant, high school, youth, cure, butler, teenage life, love and romance, romance, gender, social awkwardness, gender bending, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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