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Arsenal Military Academy (2019)
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Arsenal Military Academy (2019)
Original name: 烈火军校
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: China
TV show
Story: Xie Xiang disguises herself as a man in order to attend military school, where she and her classmates become embroiled in a series of tale-worthy events. After an academic career that wins her classmates’ and instructors’ respect, Xie sets out for China’s northeast to battle with Japanese forces that have rallied under a newly returned Chamber of Commerce president. As conspiracies and traps mount against her side, Xie will have to prove her valor in battle at last.
Style: exciting, romantic, dorama, sweet
Plot: woman dressed as man, cross dressing, military, teenager, gender, romance, friendship, love and romance, pretense, hidden identity, fake identity, teenage love, strong female character, love triangle, gender bending, female protagonist, dishonesty, lifestyle, teen romance, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, tomboy, switching roles, lookalikes

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Sungkyunkwan Scandal (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Sungkyunkwan Scandal is a 2010 South Korean fusion historical drama about a girl who disguises herself as a boy while attending Sungkyunkwan, the Joseon Dynasty's highest educational institute, where no women were allowed. Directed by Kim ...
Style: romantic, touching, exciting, humorous, inspirational
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Place: korea
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Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
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The Tale of Nokdu (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: While on the run for his life, a young man discovers that the best place to lie low is in a village of widows — disguised as a woman.
Style: exciting, dorama, sweet, romantic
Plot: cross dressing, joseon dynasty, gender bending, romance, switching roles, love and romance, disorder, strong female character, hidden identity, friendship, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
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Descendants of the Sun (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the love of people who get closer as they learn to be considerate of each other in desperate times and sacrifices made by people who throw themselves into natural disasters.
Style: romantic, light, scenic, humorous, multicultural
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Scholar Who Walks the Night (2015)
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The Beauty Inside (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
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Style: sweet, romantic, light, dorama, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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General and I (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
TV show
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67%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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My Country: The New Age (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
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Style: sincere, tense, exciting, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 9.0
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The Wolf (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Romance
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Country: South Korea
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Bridal Mask (2012)
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Country: South Korea
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TV show
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Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 8K
Pope Joan (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Italy, Spain
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A 9th century woman of English extraction born in the German city of Ingelheim disguises herself as a man and rises through the Vatican ranks.
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Time: middle ages, 9th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Dark Lord (2018)
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Country: China
TV show
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Style: visually appealing, atmospheric, romantic, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Just One of the Guys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sweet Tai Chi (2020)
Genre: Action
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%