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Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home (2013)
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Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home (2013)
Original name: 劇場版 花咲くいろは HOME SWEET HOME
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 66 min.
Story: While sorting through a mess of books in the staff room, Ohana happens upon one of Denroku's log books from long ago. Within it, it recounts a story of Ohana's mom when she was the same age as her.
Style: psychological, sincere, sentimental, touching, melancholic
Plot: girl, family relations, teenage girl, family problems, mother daughter estrangement, bittersweet, teenage life, teenager, youth, friendship, parents and children, life is a bitch, small town life, mother daughter relationship, generation gap, teen angst, small town, understanding, honest

Most similar movies to Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, sentimental and humorous films with plots about friendship, family relations, youth, coming of age, friends, teenage life and parents and children mostly in Animation, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hanasaku Iroha: Home Sweet Home: The Anthem of the Heart (2015), Tokyo Godfathers (2003), Clannad (2007), Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000), Mai Mai Miracle (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, female protagonist, orphan, death, love, adventure, mother son relationship, friendship, baby, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Anthem of the Heart (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young girl had her voice magically taken away so that she would never hurt people with it, but her outlook changes when she encounters music and friendship. Will Naruse be able to convey the anthem of her heart?
Style: touching, sincere, romantic, psychological, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: mute, friendship, school, love and romance, healing, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, parents separation, daydreamer, singing, musical performance, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: One Christmas Eve three people, a middle-aged alcoholic named Gin, a former drag queen Hana and a dependent runaway girl Miyuki, discover an abandoned newborn while looking through the garbage.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, adventure, friends, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, homeless, female impersonator, baby, eccentric family, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.5
 2K
Clannad (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clannad is set in a high-school located in some Japanese town. Okazaki Tomoya is a third-year student who doesn't take his studies seriously. Always late for class, he's seen as a delinquent by the rest of his classmates who are busy ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school, romance, high school life, terminal illness, love, father son relationship, death of mother, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Is It Fall Yet? continues the series' running plot from where it left off at the end of season four. In the final episode of season four ("Dye! Dye, My Darling!"), Daria Morgendorffer kisses Tom Sloane, the boyfriend of Daria's ...
Style: witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: misfit, friendship, summer camp, grudge, fighting the system, teen angst, youth, lifestyle, social misfits, family relations, rebelliousness, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mai Mai Miracle (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1955 in western Japan, nine-year-old Shinko knows she comes from a family that dates back to over a thousand years. This long genealogy and stories about it feed her daydreams: she invents an imaginary friendship with a young girl in the Japan of ...
Style: feel good, light, touching, offbeat, entertaining ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, imaginary character, small town, youth, daydreamer, childhood, make believe, legends and myths, pretense, coming of age, grownups ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Yes, No, or Maybe Half? (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Kunieda Kei is a popular, young TV announcer whose public and private personas are so different, they might be called extreme. On the outside, he is the picture of perfection, affectionately nicknamed "The Prince," while on the inside he ...
Style: touching, sexy, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, secret, gay couple, gay relationship, love story, youth, gay lead character, couple relations, love and romance, escapades, lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 8.3
 3K
Usagi Drop (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: By force of circumstances, a 30-year-old single man with a full-time job suddenly starts raising a 6-year-old girl. While running each other ragged, the two of them gradually grow into a "family".
Style: sincere, touching, light, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: little girl, friendship, adoption, everyday life, parents and children, single father, family, orphan, slice of life, uncle niece relationship, family relations, death of grandfather ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Air: The Motion Picture (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A long time ago, a winged maiden was held prisoner in a castle - cursed never to experience love, lest she die. Centuries later, in a sleepy coastal town, a young girl relives this agony.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, gloomy, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: magic, summer, fall in love, teenage love, imaginary, romance, impossible love, tragic love, social relations, youth, teenage life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Letter to Momo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, family relations, teenage life, ghost, island, starting over, self discovery, imaginary character, life turned upside down, parents and children, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, childhood, loneliness, dream, teenage life, self discovery, young girl, village, estate, photograph, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Super GALS! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Sporting designer clothes, make-up, and nails, Ran Kotobuki is the very picture of a trendy, young Shibuya girl, but don't let that fool you. This girl comes from a family of cops, and she’s ready to lay you out flat if you even think about ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, youth, best friends, family relations, high school, sister sister relationship, high school life, teenager, school life, fashion, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 59K
A Silent Voice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Shouya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shouko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the rest of the class starts to turn on Shouya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shouko and Shouya ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sincere, romantic, biting ...
Plot: sign language, friendship, deaf, bullying, japanese school, high school, redemption, disability, deafness, suicide thoughts, single mother, coming of age ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 1K
Duncanville (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Style: humorous, adult animation, weird, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: mother son relationship, social satire, couple relations, family relations, coming of age, high school, dark humor, family, siblings relations, parents and children, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
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Angels Sing (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, haunted by the past, family relations, family life, youth, friendship, mysterious character, parents and children, family
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Case of Hana & Alice (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to 2004 coming-of-age live-action film Hana & Alice. After her parents separate, 14 year-old Tetsuko (who will soon be nick-named Alice) moves with her mother to a new town in what she calls "The Boonies" and must enroll as a ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, touching
Plot: friendship, first love, disappearance, teenage girl, new student, school, neighbor, past, following someone, classroom, mysterious past, amateur detective ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day - The Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A year has passed since Menma's ghostly return to the Super Peace Busters. Although the time they spent together during that summer was short, the five members reminisce about what happened as they each write a letter to their lost friend.
Style: psychological, emotional, stylized, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, supernatural, love triangle, ghost, teenage love, coming of age, unrequited love, haunted by the past, fall in love, teenage life, high school life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, compassionate, sad ...
Plot: friendship, retirement home, alzheimer's disease, retirement home life, childhood memory, old age, rescue, fighting the system, parents and children, friends, golden years, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.1
 170K
Mary and Max (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970's, a homely, friendless ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: loneliness, social misfits, friendship, depression, letter, correspondence, unlikely friendships, neighbor, young woman, asperger's syndrome, mental illness, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The movie for Non Non Biyori series. Summer vacation is drawing to an end. When Suguru wins a free trip to Okinawa, all of the five students of Asahigaoka branch school are excited to end their vacation with a bang. Along with Hikage, Konomi, and ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, 2d animation, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer vacation, beach, friendship, countryside, teenage girl, sea, airplane, village, friendship between girls, summer, vacation, seasickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, okinawa japan, okinawa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 126
Miss Modern (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story follows Benio "Haikara-san" Hanamura, who lost her mother when she was very young and has been raised by her father, a high-ranking official in the Japanese army. As a result, she has grown into a tomboy -- contrary to ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: love story, couple relations, male female relationship, love interest, family relations, adaptation, wartime, star crossed lovers, life is a bitch, in love, lovers apart, love affair ...
Time: 1920s, year 1919, year 1918
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Garden of Words (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and ...
Style: touching, colourful, romantic, atmospheric, sweet ...
Plot: rain, older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, shyness, teen angst, chance meeting, age difference, love and romance, youth, grownups, coming of age, shoemaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 339
Lady Rancho (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A spoiled girl is sent to her family's ranch to work during summer vacations.
Style: sincere, sentimental
Plot: friendship, rebellious daughter, family relations, generation gap, love and romance, summer, youth, ranch, rebellious teenager, small town life, troublemaker, teen angst ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions! Take On Me (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Yuuta and Rikka are in their third year of high school. One day in Spring, Touka declares that she will take Rikka to Italy with her, as her job has stabilized there and thinks they should migrate together as a family. Touka is also worried about ...
Style: road movie, sincere, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: romance, school, young love, on the road, spring break, friendship, everyday life, couples, family relations, society, slice of life, train ...
Place: japan, hokkaido, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Client List (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: massage parlor, prostitute, life is a bitch, workplace, parents and children, family problems, family relations, lifestyle, society, dishonesty, unemployment, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage love, follow your dream, first love, fall in love, self discovery, love, love and romance, cat, teenage life, youth, high school life, imagination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, italy, tokyo, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
His and Her Circumstances (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, romance, young people, power of love, family problems, against the odds, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means “I pray for safe voyages”. A 17 ...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, teenage life, fighting the system, friendship, destiny, self discovery, high school life, longing, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 393
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: art, unfulfillment, tragic hero, prodigy, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, obsession, performer's life, family relations, bipolar disorder
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%