Movies and TV shows like Kobato.

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Kobato. (2009)
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Kobato. (2009)
Original name: こばと。
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kobato is a girl who came to earth to fulfill her wish, which is to go to a certain place. To fulfill that wish, she has to find a bottle and fill it with scarred hearts. Together with her "teacher", which is a stuffed animal, she search for the scarred hearts. However she may not fall in love with any person whom she cures the heart of.
Style: humorous, sentimental, stylized, semi serious, offbeat, seinen
Plot: romance, magic, friendship, friends, supernatural ability, love and romance, fall in love, imaginary, youth, supernatural, looking for love, hopes, objects come to life, parallel world, adventure, unfulfillment, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, everyday life, angst, crossover, school, farce

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and exciting films and TV series with plots about romance, youth, friendship, supernatural, imaginary, love and romance and magic mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Kobato.: AHO-GIRL (2017), Cardcaptor Sakura (1998), Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000), Kamisama Kiss (2012), Princess Tutu (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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AHO-GIRL (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: She is Yoshiko Hanabatake, and she's an idiot through and through. She loves bananas, and she loves her childhood friend Akkun. That is all!
Style: entertaining, sincere, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friendship, youth, imaginary, teenager, friends, love and romance, society, romance, idiot, hopes, love ...
Time: contemporary
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100%
Cardcaptor Sakura (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sakura Kinomoto, an elementary school student who discovers that she possesses magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards from the book they had been sealed in for years. She is then tasked with retrieving those cards in order ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, magical girl, cards, magic, school, coming of age, elementary school, heroic mission, adventure, imaginary, responsibility, romance ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ah! My Goddess!: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It has been three spring-times since Belldandy came to Earth to grant Keiichi one wish. Things seem to be fine with them while living in the temple with Belldandy's sisters Urd and Skuld, but little do they know that a fallen god from ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: fall in love, supernatural ability, friends, supernatural, love and romance, magic, love, fish out of water, afterlife, escapades, good versus evil, goddess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, exciting, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, master and servant, life turned upside down, magic, supernatural, youth, imaginary, friendship, school, parallel world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Princess Tutu (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ahiru (literally 'Duck' in Japanese), is a petite young girl in a junior high school's beginner ballet program. She's prone to stammering and clutziness. She has a huge crush on her sempai, Mute, a sad-seeming young man who ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, emotional, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: ballet, healing power, prince, school, friendship, wish come true, romance, supernatural ability, magical girl, princess, knight, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Ah! My Goddess (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Nice Guy Keiichi is doing his best as a poor student at a tech college, but his good nature is taken advantage of relentlessly. One day he is attempting to order a pizza over the phone (being stuck at the dorm to take messages for upperclassmen) and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, seinen
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, romance, magic, true love, power of love, supernatural ability, goddess, wish come true, god or devil, supernatural romance, fall in love, desire ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Honey and Clover (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Yuuta Takemoto is a poor college student who lives in a dilapidated apartment building with his two friends, Shinobu Morita and Takumi Mayama. The series chronicles the students' story as they struggle through life and love.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, romance, everyday life, coming of age, slice of life, fall in love, love triangle, lifestyle, student life, unfulfilled love, self discovery, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: exciting, serious, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, youth, rivalry, high school life, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, youth, romance, school, supernatural ability, social relations, high school life, coming of age, slice of life, imaginary, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The World God Only Knows (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Inu x Boku Secret Service (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gakuen Alice (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Place to Place (2012)
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Negima! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Toradora! (2008)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: shoujo, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, touching, feel good, shoujo, semi serious ...
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Magic Knight Rayearth (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Magic Knight Rayearth is a Japanese manga series created by Clamp, an all-female manga artist team consisting of Satsuki Igarashi, Ageha Ohkawa, Tsubaki Nekoi and Mokona. Appearing as a serial in the manga magazine Nakayoshi from the November 1993 ...
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65%
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: touching, semi serious, sexual, humorous, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Aria: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: High school student Kazuki Shikimori comes from a line of powerful magicians with extraordinary DNA and he attends the most prestigious school for wizards in all of Japan. It would seem that life is good for Kazuki. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, ecchi
Audience: teens, date night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Seton Academy: Join the Pack! (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: sincere, humorous, light, weird, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Quintessential Quintuplets (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fuutarou Uesugi is a poor, antisocial ace student who one day meets the rich transfer student Itsuki Nakano. They argue but when Uesugi realizes he is to be her tutor, he tries to get on better terms. While trying to do so he meets four other girls.
Style: sweet, romantic, captivating, entertaining, uplifting
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My Bride is a Mermaid (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Nagasumi's in hot water after a beautiful, young mermaid named Sun saves him from drowning. The deep-sea sweetheart's dad is a merman yakuza prone to executing anyone who learns his family's scaly secret! Luckily, there's a catch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 8.1
 980
Maison Ikkoku (1986)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Advanced placement into a school of higher grade proof-reading is determined by the results of the Promotion Test strictly for class type. Ranging from A class with the best facilities anyone can offer all the way down to F Class which is composed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, seinen, light, captivating ...
Plot: high school life, school life, love triangle, teachers and students, school, high school, romance, youth, society, magic, individuality, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: When Yadomi Jinta was a child, he was a central piece in a group of close friends. In time, however, these childhood friends drifted apart, and when they became high school students, they had long ceased to think of each other as friends. One of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%