Movies and TV shows like Horimiya

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Horimiya (2021)
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Horimiya (2021)
Original name: ホリミヤ
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A secret life is the one thing they have in common. At school, Hori is a prim and perfect social butterfly, but the truth is she’s a brash homebody. Meanwhile, under a gloomy facade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. In a chance meeting, they both reveal a side they’ve never shown. Could this blossom into something new?
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: slice of life, romance, high school life, high school, teenage life, teenager, teenage love, friendship, friends, couple relations, teenage girl, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, school life, secret identity, love, single mother, high school student, student

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My Little Monster (2012)
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Blue Spring Ride (2014)
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Rent-a-Girlfriend (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Hyouka (2012)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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