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Welcome to the Ballroom (2017)
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Welcome to the Ballroom (2017)
Original name: ボールルームへようこそ
Genre: Animation, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tatara is an average middle school student with no particular dreams until an unexpected incident draws him into the fascinating world of ballroom dancing. “If I can just find one thing to be passionate about...” He dives into the world of dance, believing it's his opportunity to change. “Dance is a passion!”
Style: funny, light, romantic, captivating, intense
Plot: slice of life, grownups, sport, first love, student, meaning of life, jealousy, romantic relationship, teacher student relationship, mentor, love story, love interest, dancer's life, dancing, school, dance

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, light, humorous and entertaining films and TV series with plots about school, slice of life, high school life, romance, love and romance, relationships and boyfriend girlfriend relationship mostly in Animation, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Welcome to the Ballroom: Your Lie in April (2014), Super Seisyun Brothers (2013), My Sweet Tyrant (2018), Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out! (2020), HaNaYaMaTa (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
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Your Lie in April (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kousei Arima was a genius pianist until his mother's sudden death took away his ability to play. Each day was dull for Kousei. But, then he meets a violinist named Kaori Miyazono who has an eccentric playing style. Can the heartfelt sounds of ...
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Super Seisyun Brothers (2013)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 4 min.
TV show
Story: The story involves two pairs of teenage elder sister and younger brother, the Shinmoto's who are a bit narcissistic and the Saitou's who look a bit mysterious. It follows their everyday life in school and at home.
Style: light, captivating, romantic, entertaining, shoujo
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: One rainy day, salaryman Amakusa Ryo is saved by a high school girl he doesn't know at the station. He later finds out that the girl is Arima Ichika. Ryo is somewhat of a womanizer and to repay her for saving him, he suggests giving her a kiss ...
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My Sweet Tyrant (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: The romantic comedy follows the everyday life of an extremely tsundere boy named Atsuhiro "Akkun" Kagari and his girlfriend Non "Nontan" Katagiri. Akkun's behavior is harsh towards Nontan with verbal abuse and neglect, but ...
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Shuudengo, Capsule Hotel de, Joushi ni Binetsu Tsutawaru Yoru. (2018)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shinichi Sakurai’s one wish is for a little peace and quiet. But Hana Uzaki — his boisterous, well-endowed underclassman — has other plans. All she wants is to hang out and poke fun at him. With the help of her chipper charm and peppy ...
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Our Love Has Always Been 10 Centimeters Apart. (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Miou Aida and Haruki Serizawa might seem like polar opposites to those around them, but as the two third-years prepare to end their high school experience, they couldn't have been been closer. While Miou is a shy and reserved member of the ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, light, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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HaNaYaMaTa (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naru is a high school girl who is average in every way. She loves fairy tale heroines, though she’s never had the courage to escape her ordinary life. One day, she sees Hannah, a transfer student, dancing in the moonlit and becomes inspired to ...
Style: seinen, humorous, feel good, entertaining
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Nerima Daikon Brothers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, captivating ...
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 4 min.
TV show
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Time: contemporary
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50%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Hungry Heart: Wild Striker (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kyosuke Kano has lived under the shadow of his successful brother Seisuke all his life who is a professional soccer player. Tired of being compared and downgraded at, he abandoned playing soccer until a boy from his new highschool discovered him and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Space Patrol Luluco (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 8 min.
TV show
Story: The show takes place in Ogikubo, which is the name of the specially designated area in space in the Milky Way where Earthlings and aliens can live together. Luluco is a female middle school student who lives with her father, and no matter where she ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Blue Spring Ride (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
TV show
Story: At the end of her first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka suddenly has a chance encounter with her first love, Kou Tanaka. Three years ago, he transferred schools before she was able to say how she felt about him. After meeting each other again, ...
Style: shoujo, romantic, captivating, stylized, visually appealing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mob Psycho 100 (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shigeo Kageyama, a.k.a. "Mob," is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, satirical ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mr. Osomatsu (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of young Osomatsu Matsuno and his five sextuplet brothers.
Style: funny, humorous, captivating, feel good, light ...
Plot: eccentric family, brother brother relationship, love triangle, family, relationships, love story, brothers, mischievous children, lifestyle, love interest, absurd humor, kids and family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hatena Illusion (2020)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ever since watching a magic show held by him and his wife Maeve, Makoto Shiranui has always admired Mamoru Hoshisato—a world-class magician, as well as friend of his parents—and came to Tokyo to become his apprentice. Kana, nicknamed Hatena, is ...
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