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Love Stage!! (2014)
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Love Stage!! (2014)
Original name: LOVE STAGE!!
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Izumi was born in a family of celebrities. His father is a singer, his mother an artist, his older brother the lead vocalist for the popular band Crashers. Izumi himself, however, is just a nerdy college student. He loves the manga "Magical Girl Lala Lulu" and dreams of becoming a manga writer himself. One day he is roped into filming a commercial where he wears a dress. Another actor on the set, Ryoma Ichijo, mistakes him for a woman and falls in love at first sight. As it turns out, though, they met ten years in the past. And Ryoma feelings don't change when he finds out Izumi is a boy.
Style: humorous, light, feel good
Plot: gay, trap, romance, art, cross dressing, showbiz, love, youth, family relations, escapades, idol

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And you thought there is never a girl online? (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Our naïve protagonist proposes to a female character in an online game, only to find out that the player is actually a guy. Traumatized by that, he decides to never trust a girl online, but now, two years later, a female player is proposing to him. ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, semi serious, stylized ...
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Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi: The World's Greatest First Love (2011)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Place: japan
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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
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Time: contemporary
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Dagashi Kashi (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shikada Kokonotsu's father owns a rural sweets shop, and his plan is for Kokonotsu to take it over one day. However, Kokonotsu wants to be a manga author instead! One day in summer, the cute but weird girl Shidare Hotaru, from the famous sweets ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, parody
Audience: teens
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My Little Monster (2012)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Mizutani Shizuku finds peace in her studies.  Working hard to stay at the top of the class, alone but focused.  When she is tasked with delivering class materials to Yoshida Haru, her world starts to rapidly expand.  With some new friends and ...
Style: shoujo, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school life, friendship, teenage love, romance, teenage life, couples, wooing, youth, high school, bullying, everyday life, high school life ...
Place: japan
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Kaguya-sama: Love is War (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Rent-a-Girlfriend (2020)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: In today’s Japan, "rental" services can deliver an afternoon with a "friend," a "parent," even a fake girlfriend! Kinoshita Kazuya is a 20-year-old failure of a college student. He managed to kiss his girlfriend once, ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 15 min.
TV show
Story: Ueno may be the president of the science club at her junior high and a genius inventor, but she still can’t figure out how to confess to her crush, Tanaka! Can she find a way to give her heart what it truly yearns for?
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating
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Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Ouran High School Host Club is a manga series by Bisco Hatori, serialized in Hakusensha's LaLa magazine between the September 2002 and November 2010 issues. The series follows Haruhi Fujioka, a scholarship student at Ouran High School, and the ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
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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
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The World God Only Knows (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Keima is a dating sim champion. Cute girls are rendered powerless by his irresistible game playing techniques. Too bad things aren't that way in the real world. That is, until his tempting game playing causes a real live—and very ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
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Place: japan
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hi Score Girl (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 1991 and 6th grader Yaguchi Haruo only has video games to live for. He's not popular in school and he's neither handsome, funny, nice nor even friendly. The only thing he has going for him is that he is good at video games. One ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: romance, school, friendship, game, adventure, couples, family relations, video game, youth, escapades, teenager, coming of age
Time: year 1991, 1990s, 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
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Fuuka (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Yuu Haruna, a loner and an avid Twitter user, has just transferred to a new school in Tokyo. He ends up befriending a unique high school girl named Fuuka Akitsuki, despite some initial conflict, and the two wind up forming a band together with their ...
Style: captivating, stylized, light, humorous, disturbing ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Maria†Holic is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Minari Endō, the author of Dazzle. The manga was first serialized in the Japanese seinen manga magazine Monthly Comic Alive on June 27, 2006, and is published by Media Factory. The ...
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, entertaining ...
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The Wallflower (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Wallflower is a manga series written by Tomoko Hayakawa. The individual chapters have been serialized in Bessatsu Friend since its premiere in 2000, and in 31 tankōbon volumes in Japan by Kodansha. The series was licensed for an English ...
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Okami-san and Her Seven Companions (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ryōko Ōkami is a spunky high school girl who is a member of a "fixer" club called the Otogi High School Bank. She fixes the school's problems with her partner Ringo Akai ("Akazukin-chan").
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, seinen, captivating ...
Plot: romance, school life, high school life, high school, bank, youth, mythology, delinquent, criminal, friendship, school, folklore ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Negima! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires, robots, sorcery… And that’s all before Gym Class! Welcome to Mahora Academy, an all-girls school where the impossible and the enchanting are a part of the curriculum. It’s the start of the new school year and emotions run rampant as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Junichi Nagase was a real delinquent in middle school, one nasty enough that he earned the nickame "Geno Killer," and it's by this less than flattering epithet that Yuuhi Katagiri first comes to know him when he rescues her from two ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!? (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Ichiro Sato is about as average as a student can get… except for his above-average ability to land himself in totally awkward, intensely risqué situations with his no-nonsense teacher, Kana Kojima! Ichiro has his hands full dealing with these ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Male student Souta Tsukishima begins working at his family's public bathhouse as a back washer. While concealing her true identity, Souta's classmate Aoi Yuzuki visits the bathhouse. A relationship between the two begins to develop when ...
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Mysterious Girlfriend X (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Akira is a normal high school boy, but he nevertheless impulsively licks some drool left by the mysterious transfer student Mikoto. The next day he falls asleep with an inexplicable fever. After five days Mikoto suddenly comes to visit, and makes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Yokozawa meets a man (Kirishima) and his life is turned around. Kirishima starts to blackmail and tease Yokozawa, but Kirishima might actually be trying to help him recover from an emotional period of his life in the process.
Style: yaoi, romantic, feel good, humorous, light
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