Movies and TV shows like The Eccentric Family

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The Eccentric Family (2013)
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The Eccentric Family (2013)
Original name: 有頂天家族
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Kyoto, humans and supernatural creatures live side-by-side. Soichiro Shimogamo used to be the head of tanuki society, but without warning one day he was made into tanuki stew, and no one knows how it happened. He left four sons behind who all live happily with their mother. What does fate have in store for this strongly bonded family?!
Style: humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: slice of life, anthropomorphism, japanese mythology, brother brother relationship, matriarch, widow, dead father, family relations, uncover truth, shapeshifting, twins, taxi, bicycle, thunderstorm, flying, cross dressing, swimming pool, professor, twin brothers, bar, love letter, uncle, cigar, shapeshifter, pool table ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, entertaining and light films and TV series with plots about slice of life, friendship, everyday life, supernatural, family relations, society and school mostly in Animation, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Eccentric Family: Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014), Shonen Maid (2016), Squid Girl (2010), Oreimo (2010), Interviews with Monster Girls (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gugure! Kokkuri-san (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A little girl named Kohina ends up summoning a Kokkuri-san, a lower-ranking ghost in Japanese folklore. The Kokkuri-san she calls ends up being a white-haired handsome, young man. Although he had intended to merely haunt her at first, he becomes ...
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Plot: spirit, japanese mythology, magic, coming of age, supernatural, rivalry, mythology, friends, wizards, friendship, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Shonen Maid (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: After the loss of his mother, Chihiro is left alone. With no known family left, he has to find a way to move on. Things aren’t looking good until a chance encounter with the young and handsome Madoka—who turns out to be his wealthy uncle! Madoka ...
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Squid Girl (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Squid Girl has come to the land from the depths of the sea to conquer humanity in revenge for pollution of the ocean. Unfortunately she ruins the first house she uses as an invasion base and has to work to pay for repairs. Of course, she can't ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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Place: japan
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Oreimo (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Oreimo follows the daily life of an ordinary high school boy named Kyousuke Kousaka. Kyousuke’s younger sister Kirino is a pretty fashion model, but also hides a dark secret of being an otaku of adult games. Kyousuke is the only person to whom ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, semi serious, humorous, shoujo
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Interviews with Monster Girls (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in an age where "Ajin" (demi-human), more casually known as "Demi," have slowly started to become accepted into human society. Tetsuo Takahashi is a biology teacher who ends up teaching three such Demi, ...
Style: seinen, captivating, humorous, psychological, feel good ...
Plot: vampire, school, friendship, high school, slice of life, everyday life, coming of age, discrimination, bullying, mythology, mythical creature, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Please Twins! (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Please Twins!, is an anime television series, scripted by Yousuke Kuroda and produced by Bandai Visual, which was later adapted into a light novel and one-volume manga series. It centers on a family of three teenagers in high school all living ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, ecchi
Audience: date night
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Flying Witch (2016)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In the witches' tradition, when a practitioner turns 15, they must become independent and leave their home to study witchcraft. Makoto Kowata is one such apprentice witch who leaves her parents' home in Yokohama in pursuit of knowledge and ...
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Blend S (2017)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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The Demon Girl Next Door (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: sincere, humorous, light, weird, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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TV show
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TV show
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48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
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Style: exciting, humorous, touching, semi serious, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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45%
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Barakamon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: light, touching, humorous, inspirational, sweet ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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45%
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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 ...
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YuruYuri: Happy Go Lily (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: On her first day attending the all-girls Nanamori Middle School in Takaoka, Toyama Akaza Akari oversleeps, to be awakened by her one-year-senior childhood friends: the level-headed Funami Yui and the often self-centered Toshinou Kyouko. Planning on ...
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