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Love Live! The School Idol Movie (2015)
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Love Live! The School Idol Movie (2015)
Original name: ラブライブ!The School Idol Movie
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Although μ's, the defending champions of the school idol tournament, plans to dissolve their group after the graduation of their senior members, they receive news that leads them to holding a concert event! The 9 girls continue to learn and grow in this new and unfamiliar world. What is the last thing that these girls can do as school idols? With the clock ticking, what kind of meaning will the μ's members find in performing the most exciting live performance?
Style: light, feel good, sweet, captivating
Plot: idol, female friendship, music, dream, teenage girl, talent, japanese culture, high school, pop music, sibling relationship, studying, friendship between girls, training, graduation, adolescence vs adulthood, slice of life, singing
Place: new york, japan, usa, tokyo, united states

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Most similar movies to Love Live! The School Idol Movie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, light and feel good films with plots about friendship, slice of life, high school, high school life, school, romance and music mostly in Animation, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Live! The School Idol Movie: Liz and the Blue Bird (2018), K-On! The Movie (2011), Sound! Euphonium (2015), Non Non Biyori: Vacation (2018), Nodame Cantabile (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Love Live! School Idol Project (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The school idol project is set at a school between Tokyo's Akihabara, Kanda, and Jinbouchou neighbourhoods. The school faces the danger of being streamlined out of existence, so nine of its female students decide to become idols to protect ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: competition, high school life, friends, talent, school life, singing, idol, high school, school, save the day, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Liz and the Blue Bird (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki are two close friends who are part of the Kitauji High School music club. Quiet and reserved Yoroizuka plays the oboe while lively and popular Kasaki plays the flute. The group has decided to play Liz and the Blue ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, light, captivating, fairy tale
Plot: brass band, coming of age, friendship, school, flute, classroom, female friendship, couples, music, supernatural, society, high school friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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K-On! The Movie (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Graduation draws near for Yui, Ritsu, Mio and Tsumugi, the four 3rd-year students of the Light Music Club. They, together with Azusa, decide to go on a post-graduation trip. Their destination, decided by lot, is London!
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, feel good, realistic
Plot: high school, slice of life, high school prom, sushi, music, music band, female friendship, journey, lifestyle, teenage life, social relations, singing ...
Place: england, japan, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Sound! Euphonium (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After swearing off music due to an incident at the middle school regional brass band competition, euphonist Kumiko Oumae enters high school hoping for a fresh start. As fate would have it, she ends up being surrounded by people with an interest in ...
Style: humorous, sincere, touching, captivating, suspense
Plot: slice of life, brass band, friendship, training, high school, coming of age, competition, mother daughter relationship, friend, awkwardness, falling in love, memory ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
Nodame Cantabile (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Chiaki is a first class musician whose dream is to play among the elites in Europe. Coming from a distinguished family, he is an infamous perfectionist; not only is he highly critical of himself, but of others as well. The only thing ...
Style: josei, captivating, feel good, shoujo, sincere ...
Plot: romance, music, musician, classical music, coming of age, slice of life, university, orchestra conductor, pianist, love, fall in love, friendship ...
Place: japan, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Kase-san and Morning Glories (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Yamada may be shy and rather clumsy, but the flower gardens at her school have always brought her happiness. Suddenly, a different sort of beauty catches her eye—the vivacious track star, Kase-san. Although the two girls don't seem to have ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: high school life, high school, school life, slice of life, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, lesbian, sibling relationship, homosexuality, best friends in love, unspoken love, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
37%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Himouto! Umaru-chan (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Umaru is a renowned beautiful 16-year-old girl in town, living with her elder brother Taihei. She acts a perfect sister with a kind heart, intelligence and popularity, who everybody admires. So who would believe how true Umaru is at home? Sleeping, ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, comic, sweet ...
Plot: slice of life, double life, laziness, sister, brother sister relationship, school, high school, female friendship, hamster, japanese schoolgirl, pop culture, big brother ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Seitokai Yakuindomo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 307 min.
TV show
Story: The stage is set at Ousai Private Academy which, due to declining birth rates, has transitioned from an all-girls high school to a co-ed. The current ratio of male to female students is 28:524. Within this paradise, Tsuda Takatoshi is inaugurated as ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: high school life, school life, slice of life, new student, harem, battle of the sexes, friendship, rivalry, chastity belt, couples, society, high school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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THE iDOLM@STER (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: THE IDOLM@STER follows 13 girls from the 765 Production Studio, whose sole goals is to become the top idols in the Japanese entertainment industry. Along with the laughs, struggles and tears that are inherently part of this journey, you will cheer ...
Style: uplifting, touching, 2d animation, sincere, captivating
Plot: idol, pop music, singer, musician, friendship, stage fright, female singer, aspiring singer, music industry, live concert, backstage, celebrity ...
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Horimiya (2021)
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. ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: slice of life, high school life, romance, high school, teenage life, teenage girl, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, friends, teenager, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Her Blue Sky (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High school student Aoi lives with her elder sister, Akane, after a tragic accident took their parents away 13 years ago. Because Akane has since been taking care of her single-handedly, Aoi wants to move to Tokyo after her graduation to relieve her ...
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Kanamemo (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story centers on Kana Nakamichi, a middle-school girl who had already lost her parents and just recently lost her only remaining relative, her grandmother. As a result, she ends up living and working at a newspaper delivery office. Everyone else ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, sincere, entertaining ...
Plot: high school life, schoolgirl, japanese girl, friendship between girls, humour, life, teenage girl, lifestyle, girl, school, death of grandmother, friendship ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ride Your Wave (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become ...
Style: touching, sweet, feel good, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: tragedy, surfing, love, slice of life, firefighter, beach, romance, fire, friendship, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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K-On! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Rock n' Roll may never die, but the Sakuragoaka Girl's High School Light Music Club might not be here to stay unless would-be drummer Ritsu Tainaka can find three more members to replace the graduated seniors. Determined to see that the ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, high school, friendship, teenage life, youth, performance, shyness, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, student life, social relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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If My Favorite Pop Idol Made It to the Budokan, I Would Die (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Passionate music-lover Eripiyo only wants to see her favorite underground pop group, ChamJam, make it to the big stage at Budokan. Because they’ve enriched her life by their very existence, Eri is willing to dedicate everything she has to see this ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, light, seinen
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, friendship, girl, japanese teenager, friendship between girls, idol, adolescence, teenager, pop music, friendship between teens, music fan, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Nerima Daikon Brothers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: What's a band to do with no fame and especially no sold-out arena to perform in? How can they grab the cash they need to build the Concert Dome of their DREAMS?! Well they can't. But the NERIMA DAIKON BROTHERS sure as hell are going to ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, music, adventure, brothers, joke, brother, humour, financial problem, problem solving, surrealism, cousin cousin relationship, panda
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yowamushi Pedal (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sakamichi Onada is a wimpy high school freshman who loves anime. He initially wants to enter the anime club, but winds up joining the cycling club after meeting two classmates who are already famous cyclists. He undertakes the grueling training to ...
Style: exciting, inspirational, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, high school, rivalry, tournament, training, high school life, school life, sport, contests and competitions, friendship, ambition ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Silver Spoon (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Yuugo Hachiken enrolled in Ooezo Agricultural High School for the reason that he could live in a dorm there. In some ways he chose Ooezo in an effort to escape the highly competitive prep schools he had attended previously, but he was faced with an ...
Style: touching, serious, humorous, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, village life, battle of wits, farming, slice of life, high school, coming of age, moral dilemma, teenage life, irony of fate, rivalry, love and romance ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Yuki Yuna is a Hero (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yuna Yuki is an ordinary second-year middle school student. She gets up in the morning, gets ready for school, goes to classes, participates in club activities, and has fun with her friends. But there is one extraordinary thing about Yuki -- she ...
Style: dark fantasy, humorous, atmospheric, entertaining, stylized
Plot: magical girl, slice of life, god, teenage girl, child in peril, friendship, save the world, danger, save the day, superhuman powers, friendship between girls, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
Wasteful Days of High School Girls (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One day out of boredom, Tanaka decided to give her classmates nicknames based on their quirks. Her friend Sakuchi became "Ota" for her nerdy interests, and her other friend Saginomiya became "Robo" because of her expressionless ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sincere, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: school, friendship, high school, schoolgirl, best friends, female protagonist, youth, slice of life, high school friend, high school life, looking for love, grownups ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Bombing case at Nichiuri TV in autumn. The Satsuki Cup, which crowns the winner of Japan's Hyakunin Isshu, is currently being filmed inside the facility. The incident results in a big commotion and, while the building is burning to ashes, the ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, serious, humorous
Plot: private detective, riddles and clues, fighting crime, amateur detective, who done it, investigation, student, love and romance, law and order, partners against crime, crime investigation, group of friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016)
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
Plot: school life, school, youth, friendship, high school, high school student, friends, high school life, slice of life, everyday life, love, society ...
Time: contemporary
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28%