Movies and TV shows like Horimiya 2021

If you like "Horimiya" you are looking for humorous, sentimental and light movies or TV shows about / with romance, school life, high school life, love, teenage life, teenager and teenage love themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in Japan.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Horimiya (2021)
 7.6
 51
Horimiya (2021)
Original name: ホリミヤ
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Although admired at school for her amiability and academic prowess, high school student Kyouko Hori has been hiding another side of her. With her parents often away from home due to work, Hori has to look after her younger brother and do the housework, leaving no chance to socialize away from school. Meanwhile, Izumi Miyamura is seen as a brooding, glasses-wearing otaku. However, in reality, he is a gentle person inept at studying. Furthermore, he has nine piercings hidden behind his long hair and a tattoo along his back and left shoulder. By sheer chance, Hori and Miyamura cross paths outside of school—neither looking as the other expects. These seemingly polar opposites become friends, sharing with each other a side they have never shown to anyone else.
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, school life, high school life, love, teenage life, teenager, teenage love, best friends, first love, student, high school sweetheart, friendship, friends, couple relations, love and romance, romantic relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, love affair, relationships, adolescence, friendship between boys, teenage protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love ...

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Horimiya

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, suspenseful and light films and TV series with plots about love and romance, love, romance, friendship, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship and friends mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Horimiya: Flower and the Beast (2017), The Best of You in My Mind (2020), Go Go Squid! (2019), Love and Lies (2017), Somewhere Only We Know (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flower and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Kumi (Yurika Nakamura) is a transfer student at a prestigious high school. She meets Hyo (Yosuke Sugino) who is handsome and kind. Kumi falls in love with him and has her first kiss with him, but Hyo is famous for being a womanizer at school. After ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, disturbing, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: bullying, slice of life, school, high school, romance, youth, teen romance, teenage life, friendship between boys, love at first sight, teacher student relationship, friendship between teens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Best of You in My Mind (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A story follows two childhood friends, a young woman from a broken family and a conceited archer, as they fall in love.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, campus, love, student, friendship, university, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love at first sight, old friends, romantic friendship, crush, unfulfilled love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.
Style: touching, disturbing, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teen romance, high school, love, first love, college, romance, love affair, teenage love, long distance relationship, teenage protagonist, unfulfilled love, sister sister relationship ...
Place: new york, oregon, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 8.0
 764
Go Go Squid! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Tong Nian is a genius 19-year-old student with high IQ and low EQ, who is also a famous anime cosplay person and sings well. She’s falls in love at first sight with Han Shang Yan, who is a game genius in the e-sports world and never pays attention ...
Style: sentimental, suspenseful, suspense, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, sport team, old friends, friends, family relations, teenager, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, young love, friendship between men, father son relationship, championship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 490
Love and Lies (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a futuristic society, Japan has implemented a complex system referred to as "The Red Threads of Science" to encourage successful marriages and combat increasingly low birthrates. Based on a compatibility calculation, young people at the ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, romance, teenage girl, friends, teen romance, teenage protagonist, friendship between teens, love at first sight, adolescence, friends in love, young love, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Somewhere Only We Know (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Ph.D. candidate in Physics Mu Cheng He catches a third-year student in English Xue Tong cheating on an exam. When he even becomes the substitute teacher in her elective course Russian and makes her study with him after classes, her hatred for him ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sentimental, suspense
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, college, friendship, fall in love, youth, love affair, friends, romantic friendship, true love, male female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.6
 197
This Time (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Childhood friends Coby and Ava, who only see each other during summer vacations. As time passes, the characters develop feelings for each other but having a relationship long-distance is a great challenge for both.
Style: light, sentimental, suspenseful, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love, teenage love, romance, friends, true love, teen romance, unfulfilled love, old friends, impossible love, couple relations, teenager, love affair ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.5
 10K
Love 101 (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: While trying to make their teacher fall for a basketball coach, four misfits and a model student find friendship, love and the courage to be themselves.
Style: romantic, touching, captivating, feel good, visually appealing
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: first love, high school sweetheart, schoolgirl, romance, school, teenager, love, friendship, love and romance, student, kiss, female teacher ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Movie in collections
light movies
8643
touching movies
9756
 4.8
 882
Summer Night (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a small town, a young, tight-knit group of friends fall in and out of love over the course of one intoxicating, music-filled summer night.
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, first love, friendship, young love, coming of age, love, teenage love, teenage girl, true love, romantic friendship, teenager, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
We Were Here: Part 2 (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: During the 2nd year of high school in the winter season, Yano (Toma Ikuta) transferred from Kushiro to Tokyo due to a family matter. Yano and Nanami (Yuriko Yoshitaka) promised to meet again. A couple of years later, Nanami is busy finding a job, ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, disturbing
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, lost love, teenager, teenage girl, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, looking for love, parent child relationship, young love, renewed love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All I Want for Love is You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: A story full of laughs follows sanda fighter Gu Xiao Man and school genius Zuo An as they chase after love. Graduation is fast approaching for 3rd year high school student Gu Xiao Man. Unlike your average school girl, she is a sanda fighter who ...
Style: sentimental, suspense, touching, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, romance, chase, unfulfilled love, high school sweetheart, youth, couple relations, young love, love affair, friendship between teens, romantic friendship, unspoken love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.5
 43K
Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, teenage love, loser, self esteem, youth, shyness, student, high school life, classmate, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Secret Life of My Secretary (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Do Min-Ik works as a director of the mobile media 1 team at T&T. He is smart and excellent at his job. His secretary is Jung Gal-Hee. Do Min-Ik often does childish things like calling Jung Gal-Hee continually. Jung Gal-Hee carries out Do ...
Style: feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: secretary, romance, office, boss, workplace romance, employer employee relationship, relationship vs career, relationships, eccentricity, relationship problems, love story, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.7
 64
Cheerleader (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Cheerleader dives into the mind of a teenager as she tries desperately to win her boyfriend back.
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, suspense
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teenager, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, friendship, breakup, unrequited love, couple relations, love, teenage sex, crush ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Where Your Eyes Linger (2020)
Genre: Short, Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 10 min.
TV show
Story: Friendship evolves into something more between two high school students: a playful chaebol heir and the diligent bodyguard who's always by his side.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: korean, best friends in love, first love, homoerotic friendship, lgbt, high school, gay, youth, friendship, coming of age, teen romance, lgbtq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Clean with Passion for Now (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Gil Oh-so, an employee at a cleaning company, meets Jang Seon-gyul, the boss of the company. The two are diametric opposite when it comes to cleanliness. With the help of Oh-sol, Seon-gyul faces his mysophobia and falls in love with her.
Style: dorama, light, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: boss, true love, love and romance, employer employee relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, sexual relations, young love, love at first sight, romantic relationship, love affair, coworker relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Boys Over Flowers (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A working class girl winds up at an exclusive prep school. Unassuming high school girl Jan Di stands up to -- and eventually falls for -- a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school's most powerfu clique.
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens, date night
Plot: opposites attract, high school hunk, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, love triangle, teen romance, teenage love, korean, high school, friendship, teenage life, class differences ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Absolute Boyfriend (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: A woman works as a special makeup artist. Because her heart was broken in the past, she finds it hard to love again and has a cold heart full of sadness. She unexpectedly falls in love with a humanoid robot programmed to be the perfect boyfriend and ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: robot, actor, romance, love triangle, robot human relationship, true love, friends, crush, science, reunited friends, unrequited love, boy girl friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
Should We Kiss First (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Son Moo-Han works as a managing director of an advertising company. An Soon-Jin lost her daughter unexpectedly and she works as a flight attendant. Eun Kyung-Soo is An Soon-Jin’s ex-husband and he is now married to Baek Ji-Min.
Style: touching, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: romance, love, unrequited love, frustration, male female relationship, friends in love, lost love, love and romance, friends, love affair, unfulfilled love, friendship between girls ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.7
 86K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, kids
Plot: first love, fall in love, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, teenage boy, school, teen romance, adolescence, childhood sweetheart, neighbor, childhood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 50s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Angel's Last Mission: Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: As a punishment for meddling in human affairs, an angel faces the impossible task of finding a soulmate for a cold-hearted ballerina.
Style: touching, suspenseful, suspense, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: young love, ballerina, angel, supernatural, childhood friend, love triangle, romance, love, friends, supernatural being, friends in love, new love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: fat girl, teenage life, best friends, depression, physical appearance, youth, teenage love, social misfits, first love, adolescence, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 908
Chocolate (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Brought together by meaningful meals in the past and present, a doctor and a chef are reacquainted when they begin working at a hospice ward.
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, suspense, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chef, hospital, romance, neurosurgeon, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, reunited friends, lost love, old friends, male female relationship, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.
Style: exciting, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, gossip and rumors, teenage girl, teenage life, high school hunk, first sex, boyfriend, high school life, friends, prom, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 55K
LOL (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, best friends, love and romance, youth, high school life, teen romance, happy ending, friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, chicago illinois, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rollercoaster Love (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Certain stories are damn true and love is damn unstable: suddenly it brings you up and then it throws you down at the same speed, slamming you around, makes you want to scream, shaking your stomach... However, you want to try again. Like those ...
Style: touching, light, suspenseful, sentimental, based on true events
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, roller coaster, prom, young love, love and romance, friends in love, unrequited love, love affair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, friendship between girls ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Time We Were Not in Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jang Ha Na and Choi Won are incredibly close platonic friends: throughout 20 years, they've braved it all through thick and thin. As Ha Na's 30th birthday approaches, Won extols the virtues of aging as a man—like a wine—while ...
Style: captivating, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: friends in love, best friends in love, love and romance, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship, in love, male female relationship, relationships, love story, romantic triangle, friends ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four best friends (Tibby, Lena, Carmen & Bridget) who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous. When faced with the prospect of spending their first ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: first love, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage love, female friendship, friendship, self discovery, letter, summer, best friends, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: south carolina, greece, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 69K
The First Time (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, ...
Style: sincere, romantic, sexy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, first sex, first love, high school, love and romance, youth, romance, virgin, virginity, love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Because This Is My First Life (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Nam Se-Hee is a single man in his early 30's. He has chosen to not marry. He owns his home, but he owes a lot on his mortgage. Yoon Ji-Ho is a single woman in her early 30's. She does not own a home and envies those that do. She has given ...
Style: touching, uplifting, captivating, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage of convenience, romance, life philosophy, couples, neighbor neighbor relationship, romantic relationship, roommate, love affair, society, fall in love, youth, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%