Movies and TV shows like Rifle is Beautiful

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Rifle is Beautiful (2019)
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Rifle is Beautiful (2019)
Original name: ライフル・イズ・ビューティフル
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Competitive sharpshooter Hikari Kokura hopes to join the Chidori High School light-beam rifle shooting club — but the club has been disbanded! If she wants to hone her skills, she'll have to recruit fellow students and save the club!
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: girl, school life, high school life, friendship between girls, gangsters, contests and competitions, female friendship, society, sibling rivalry, target practice, child with gun, shooting range, weapons fire, rifle, sport

Most similar movies to Rifle is Beautiful

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, humorous, exciting and light films and TV series with plots about high school life, youth, sport, rivalry, friendship, high school and contests and competitions mostly in Animation, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Rifle is Beautiful: Baby Steps (2014), Kanamemo (2009), Taisho Baseball Girls (2009), Farewell, My Dear Cramer (2021), Kuroko's Basketball (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Baby Steps (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Eiichirō Maruo (nicknamed "Ei-chan" for his grades being straight "A") is an honor student, bookworm, and is not interested in anything other than studying. In order to solve his problem of lacking physical strength, he enrolled ...
Style: sincere, feel good, uplifting, light, captivating
Plot: tennis, friendship, awkward situation, sport, school life, slice of life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, teenage love, high school life, teen romance, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 79
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 ⇓
92%
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
Plot: baseball, rivalry, society, youth, feminism, sport team, ambition, underdog, athlete's life, romance, high school life, sport ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Farewell, My Dear Cramer (2021)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: With no soccer accomplishments to speak of during the entirety of Suou Sumire's junior high school years, the young wing gets an odd offer. Suou's main rival, Soshizaki Midori, invites her to join up on the same team in high school, with a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: tournament, high school life, team, sport, teamwork, football team, football, rivalry, student, school, contests and competitions, football player ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Kuroko's Basketball (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the story, Kagami Taiga has just enrolled into Seirin High School when he meets Kuroko Tetsuya of the school's basketball team. Kuroko happens to be the shadowy sixth member of the legendary Generation of Miracles basketball team. Together, ...
Style: captivating, exciting, uplifting, tense, light
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, youth, contests and competitions, friendship, sport, hopes, rivalry, lifestyle, teenager, ambition, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Run with the Wind (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kakeru, a former elite runner at high school, is chased for stealing food. He is saved by a Kansei University student Haiji, who is also a runner. Haiji persuades Kakeru to live in the old apartment "Chikuseisou" where he plans to team up ...
Style: captivating, seinen
Plot: teamwork, rivalry, training, competition, high school life, school life, tournament, track and field, school club, sport, running, marathon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Prince of Tennis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Prince of Tennis follows the story of a 12 year old boy Ryoma Echizen who won four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments. He's an amazing tennis player and is considered a prodigy. He moved from America to Japan and ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, prodigy, lifestyle, youth, sport, high school, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Poor Sisters Story (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Binbō Shimai Monogatari is a manga series by Izumi Kazuto. It has been adapted into an anime series by Toei Animation and was aired in Japan from June 2006 until September 2006.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, life, sister sister relationship, family, school life, living together, sisters, schoolgirl, high school life, social relations, society, sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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
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 ⇓
70%
Iwa Kakeru! Sport Climbing Girls (2020)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Sport climbing is a sport that makes use of both the body and the brain to climb walls. Kasahara Konomi, a master at puzzles, just happens to discover her school’s climbing wall, and it looks almost like a colorful sort of puzzle in her eyes. This ...
Style: ecchi, sweet, uplifting, touching
Plot: slice of life, competition, friendship between girls, climbing, friendship, breaking the fourth wall, sport, teenager, adventurer, exercise, conundrum, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Girls und Panzer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In this world, Sensha-do (戦車道), the art of tank-combat, is a traditional Japanese martial art for girls. Miho, a girl who just transferred into the Ōrai Girls' Academy in Ibaraki Prefecture, has been ordered by the academy's student ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Plot: school, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, battles, military, youth, social relations, high school, tank, friendship, sport ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 8.2
 401
Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, emotional, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, high school life, friendship, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, family relations, rivalry, coming of age, friends, hate, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 3K
Free! (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story revolves around Haruka Nanase, a boy who has always loved to be immersed in water, and to swim in it. Before graduating from elementary school, he participated in a swimming tournament along with his fellow swimming club members, Makoto ...
Style: captivating, humorous, light, exciting, motivational
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, high school, swimming, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, team, victory, academy, school, slice of life, school life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 388
Bromwell High (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bromwell High is an animated series about a British high school in South London. It first aired on Teletoon in Canada and Channel 4 in the United Kingdom. It is a co-production between Hat Trick Productions in the UK and DHX Media in Canada. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.9
 682
Pop Team Epic (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
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Duration: 12 min.
TV show
Story: Crude, rude, and a little…cute? Get ready for the larger-than-life attitude of Popuko and Pipimi, the small and tall stars of Pop Team Epic! Based off the bizarre four-panel webcomic by Bukubu Okawa comes a comedy that’ll throw you off with its ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.7
 15K
Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
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TV show
Story: Shōyō Hinata began playing volleyball after seeing the "small giants" who played the sport when he was in elementary school. He suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament in middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.
Style: captivating, realistic, humorous, semi serious, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 1K
Air Gear (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
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TV show
Story: Air Gear is a shōnen manga written and illustrated by Ito "Oh Great" Ōgure. Air Gear revolves around the life of Itsuki Minami "Ikki or Crow", also known as "Baby Face", "Lil Crow", and his friends. The ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 7.7
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Big Windup! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: baseball team, baseball, prodigy, ambition, rivalry, youth, sport, sport team, against the odds, high school, lifestyle, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Wolf Girl & Black Prince (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Time: 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Asobi Asobase - workshop of fun - (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hanako, an athletically proficient, yet thick-headed student with a weird fashion sense, plays a game with the American transfer student Olivia. However, their vigor irritated their classmate Kasuki who dislikes playing games since she has always ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 274
Bamboo Blade (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A school kendo club is in need of talent and participation when the petite and talented Tamaki is drafted. With her understated sense of justice and ample strength, Tamaki becomes an inspiration for her team-mates, school and even the deadbeat ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.7
 589
Eyeshield 21 (2005)
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TV show
Story: Eyeshield 21 is a Japanese manga series written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Yusuke Murata. The series tells the story of Sena Kobayakawa, a introverted boy who joins an American football club as a secretary, but after being coerced by ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Drop Kick on My Devil!! (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Jashin-chan, a devil from Hell was abruptly summoned to the human world by Yurine Hanazono, a stoic college student who lives in a run-down apartment in Jinbocho. They're forced to become roommates since Yurine doesn't know how to send ...
Style: psychological, humorous, sincere, captivating, feel good
Plot: supernatural, girl, friendship, escapades, creature, monster, peril, supernatural ability, youth, curses spells and rituals, society, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift? (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Sakura Hibiki is your average high school girl, with a voracious appetite. Noticing her clothes tightening in lieu of her slowly expanding waistline she decides to look into enrolling in the nearby gym. There she runs into a girl from her grade ...
Style: ecchi, humorous, sweet, touching, uplifting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 545
Sakura Trick (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Haruka Takayama and Yū Sonoda were inseparable during middle school, but upon entering high school, they end up being seated on opposite sides of the classroom. Having to spend time with more friends, the two decide to make their relationship ...
Style: romantic, psychological, humorous, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, high school life, gays and lesbians, lesbian romance, youth, love and romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, coming out, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Skate-Leading☆Stars (2020)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kensei Maeshima left figure skating behind, now only using his athleticism to help several high school teams. But his rival announces a shift to a team sport, bringing a kid familiar with Kensei’s past to offer him an invite to the world of ...
Style: captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
SK8 the Infinity (2021)
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Country: Japan
TV show
Story: "S" is a dangerous, top secret, no-holds-barred downhill skateboarding race down an abandoned mine. When avid skateboarder Reki takes Langa to the mountain where "S" is held, Langa, who's never been on a skateboard in his ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ouran High School Host Club (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cross dressing, rich and poor, society, teenage life, debt, high school, youth, gender bending, high school hunk, flirting, romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%