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Given (2019)
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Given (2019)
Original name: ギヴン
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The played chord made the rusty air and both our eardrums vibrate smoothly. From that moment... our music was born.
Style: yaoi, josei, captivating, unusual plot structure
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, lgbt, romance, school, rock music, music, art, high school, frustration, talented, inspiration, friendship, basketball, depression, quartet, band, graduate student, slice of life, singing

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, shoujo and sincere films and TV series with plots about romance, friendship, slice of life, high school, high school life, school and school life mostly in Animation, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Given: Kids on the Slope (2012), Dou kyu sei – Classmates (2016), Carole & Tuesday (2019), Your Lie in April (2014), Orange (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Given (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The film centers on the love relationship among the band's bassist Haruki Nakayama, drummer Akihiko Kaji, and Akihiko's roommate and ex-boyfriend Ugetsu Murata.
Style: yaoi, captivating, melancholic, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: high school, slice of life, relationships, lgbt, gay, gay couple, music band, gay lead character, gay protagonist, romance, coming out, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Twittering Birds Never Fly: The Clouds Gather (2020)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sexually masochistic yakuza boss, Yashiro, isn't the type to warm up to others easily. But when Chikara Doumeki, his newly hired bodyguard, catches his interest, he reconsiders his "hands-off" policy with subordinates. As ...
Style: yaoi, manga, intense, unusual plot structure, controversial ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, bodyguard, yakuza, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, intolerance, glbt, love affair, boyfriend, couples, gays and lesbians ...
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Kono Oto Tomare!: Sounds of Life (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, competition, school, romance, music, slice of life, training, love and romance, fall in love, high school life, musician, school life ...
Place: japan
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Kids on the Slope (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kids on the Slope is a Japanese manga series by Yuki Kodama. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012. It is directed by Shinichirō Watanabe at MAPPA and Tezuka Productions with music provided by acclaimed composer Yoko ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, jazz, friendship, coming of age, free spirited, music band, social relations, youth, first love, unrequited love, love triangle, loud ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dou kyu sei – Classmates (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rihito Sajo, an honor student with a perfect score on the entrance exam and Hikaru Kusakabe, in a band and popular among girls, would have never crossed paths. Until one day they started talking at the practice for their school’s upcoming chorus ...
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, high school, coming of age, rock music, couples, love and romance, love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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100%
Carole & Tuesday (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Fifty years have passed since mankind began migrating to the new frontier: Mars. It's an age where most culture is produced by AI, and people are content to be passive consumers. There's a girl. Scrapping a living in the metropolis of ...
Style: humorous, psychological, light, captivating
Plot: musician, conspiracy, artificial intelligence, politics, romance, art, escapades, music industry, music, music band, slice of life, chase ...
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Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
Style: touching, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: pianist, friendship, contests and competitions, depression, romance, love and romance, music, boy genius, loss of parent, school, parent child relationship, tragedy ...
Place: japan
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Orange (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day, Naho Takamiya receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Kakeru Naruse. The Naho from ten ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, disturbing, exciting, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friendship, romance, time travel, destiny, unrequited love, decision, girl heroine, changing the past or future, supernatural, everyday life, school life ...
Time: future
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The Stranger by the Beach (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of Okinawa, two young men meet on a beach: Shun Hashimoto, a gay novelist and Mio Chibana, a somber high school student. Day by day, the two of them grow closer, but then, suddenly, Mio decides to leave the island. They ...
Style: yaoi, sentimental, touching, scenic, romantic ...
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Place: japan, okinawa
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Junjou Romantica: Pure Romance, stylized as Junjou Romantica ~Pure Romance~, is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. It focuses on three storylines; the main couple, which comprises the bulk of the books, and two other male couples that provide ...
Style: yaoi, josei, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, romance, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, love triangle, gays and lesbians, gender, infidelity, angst, gay ...
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I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Spring time in April and the last of the cherry blossoms are still in bloom. The usually aloof bookworm with no interest in others comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Handwritten on the cover are the words: "Living with Dying." ...
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, captivating, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tragedy, high school, friendship, teenage boy, fall in love, teenage girl, romance, teenage life, hospital, fireworks, family relations, family problems ...
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One Week Friends (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: High school sophomore Yūki Hase noticed that Kaori Fujimiya, his classmate, was always alone. He tried to start a conversation with her but was turned down: "My memories of friendship can last only a week," she said. Despite of knowing ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: friendship, high school life, school life, school, coming of age, first love, slice of life, romance, everyday life, love interest, mother daughter relationship, classmate ...
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Fruits Basket (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16-year-old high schooler Tooru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out...into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Souma ...
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Audience: teens
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yuu has always loved shoujo manga and awaits the day she gets a love confession that sends her heart aflutter with bubbles and hearts, and yet when a junior high classmate confesses his feelings to her…she feels nothing. Disappointed and confused, ...
Style: captivating
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: sweet, josei, light, romantic, entertaining ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi: The World's Greatest First Love (2011)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sekai-Ichi Hatsukoi: Onodera Ritsu no Baai is a Japanese boys-love manga series written and illustrated by Shungiku Nakamura. In 2011, the manga was adapted into an anime television series under the title Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi. Produced by Studio DEEN ...
Style: yaoi, erotic, realistic, josei, touching
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Place: japan
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100%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, captivating, touching, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: semi serious, shoujo, romantic, light, touching
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
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100%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, realistic, touching, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Risa and Otani are always being laughed at as the comedy duo. Risa, a girl, is taller than the average girl, and Otani, a boy, is shorter than the average boy. However, Risa have a feeling for Otani that make him shock.
Style: shoujo, sweet, light, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: romance, everyday life, school, coming of age, friendship, couples, youth, love, school life, dating, high school, farce ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, seinen, semi serious, feel good, shoujo
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This unconventional, surrealist comedy follows an exhausted high school boy who, despite multiple attempts from his friends, still manages to spectacularly... sleep. Much to the chagrin of the energetic (at times bossy) Oota, Tanaka is often found ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: shoujo, serious, stylized, romantic, josei
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: touching, emotional, shoujo, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school life, friends, fall in love, teenage life, social relations, school, haunted by the past, love and romance, youth, troubled past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad (2004)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Koyuki Tanaka was feeling the rut, though he’s only a teenager. Between the sheltered and stifling grind of school and the girls that spend their time not noticing him… Every day was just another day of being a total nobody. Enter Ryusuke: a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, captivating, stylized, inspirational ...
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Place: japan
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Blue Spring Ride (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of her first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka suddenly has a chance encounter with her first love, Kou Tanaka. Three years ago, he transferred schools before she was able to say how she felt about him. After meeting each other again, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Uta no Prince-sama (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: With dreams of becoming a composer and someday writing a song for her favorite idol, Haruka enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. However, ...
Style: shoujo, captivating, humorous, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: romance, artists and showbiz, music, school, couples, rivalry, friendship, society, hotshot hero
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%