Movies and TV shows like One Outs

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One Outs (2008)
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One Outs (2008)
Original name: ワンナウツ
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hiromichi Kojima, the star batter of the Lycaons, heads to the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to train and find a new pitcher for the team. There, he meets Toa Tokuchi, a 134-kmph pitcher and the undisputed king of a gambling form of baseball called "One Outs". At Kojima's urging, Tokuchi signs up with the Lycaons under an unusual contract: he gets 5,000,000 yen for every out he pitches, but loses 50,000,000 yen for every point he gives up. A high-level psychological game of baseball, gambling and logic is about to begin..
Style: inspirational, light, entertaining, realistic, witty
Plot: baseball, sport, contests and competitions, life philosophy, major league, dispute, realization, obsession, workaholic, wager, fanatic, sport team, culture clash, baseball game, unlikely friendships, baseball movie, sports fan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, exciting, humorous and inspirational films and TV series with plots about sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship, sport team, ambition and slice of life mostly in Animation, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like One Outs: Ace of Diamond (2013), Big Windup! (2007), Yowamushi Pedal (2013), Taisho Baseball Girls (2009), Princess Nine (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ace of Diamond (2013)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Eijun Sawamura is a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Koushien championships through hard work and determination.
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: baseball, friendship, high school, teamwork, competition, team, sport
Place: japan
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Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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
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Taisho Baseball Girls (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When a local player arrogantly states that girls should become housewives instead of going to school, teenage firebrands Koume and Akiko respond by forming their own baseball team. It's shocking. It's scandalous. And yet, in a nation in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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40%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
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TV show
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Style: inspirational, captivating, intense, seinen, motivational
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
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Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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28%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
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TV show
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26%
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Country: Japan
TV show
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