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Given (2020)
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Given (2020)
Original name: 映画 ギヴン
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The film centers on the love relationship among the band's bassist Haruki Nakayama, drummer Akihiko Kaji, and Akihiko's roommate and ex-boyfriend Ugetsu Murata.
Style: yaoi, psychological, touching, sexy, captivating, melancholic, contemplative, josei
Plot: lgbt, relationships, high school, slice of life, gay, music band, gay couple, love, coming out, gay love, youth, friendship, romance, lovers, couple relations, homosexual, love and romance, fall in love, society, gay relationship, gay lead character, escapades, gays and lesbians, gay protagonist, band
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, captivating, romantic and sincere films with plots about romance, love and romance, love, friendship, youth, high school and fall in love mostly in Animation, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Given: The Stranger by the Beach (2020), Dou kyu sei – Classmates (2016), Yes, No, or Maybe Half? (2020), Fragtime (2019), Ai no Kusabi (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Given (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The played chord made the rusty air and both our eardrums vibrate smoothly. From that moment... our music was born.
Style: yaoi, josei, captivating, unusual plot structure
Audience: teens
Plot: music band, lgbt, romance, school, rock music, music, art, high school, frustration, talented, inspiration, friendship ...
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The Stranger by the Beach (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 59 min.
Story: On an island off the coast of Okinawa, two young men meet on a beach: Shun Hashimoto, a gay novelist and Mio Chibana, a somber high school student. Day by day, the two of them grow closer, but then, suddenly, Mio decides to leave the island. They ...
Style: yaoi, sentimental, touching, scenic, romantic ...
Plot: lgbt, love, slice of life, old friend, lovers apart, life philosophy, love and romance, reunion, encounter, youth, writer's life, young lovers ...
Place: japan, okinawa
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100%
Dou kyu sei – Classmates (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Rihito Sajo, an honor student with a perfect score on the entrance exam and Hikaru Kusakabe, in a band and popular among girls, would have never crossed paths. Until one day they started talking at the practice for their school’s upcoming chorus ...
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, captivating, light ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, high school, coming of age, rock music, couples, love and romance, love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Yes, No, or Maybe Half? (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Kunieda Kei is a popular, young TV announcer whose public and private personas are so different, they might be called extreme. On the outside, he is the picture of perfection, affectionately nicknamed "The Prince," while on the inside he ...
Style: touching, sexy, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, secret, gay couple, gay relationship, love story, youth, gay lead character, couple relations, love and romance, escapades, lovers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi: The World's Greatest First Love (2011)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Sekai-Ichi Hatsukoi: Onodera Ritsu no Baai is a Japanese boys-love manga series written and illustrated by Shungiku Nakamura. In 2011, the manga was adapted into an anime television series under the title Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi. Produced by Studio DEEN ...
Style: yaoi, erotic, realistic, josei, touching
Plot: first love, everyday life, drastic change of life, slice of life, love affair, boss and employee, couples, relationship vs career, publishing house, love and romance, gay interest, gay relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fragtime (2019)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Misuzu Moritani is an introvert who has always had difficulty interacting with her classmates, quickly becoming flustered whenever someone tries to talk to her. Sometimes, she will use her ability to stop time for three minutes to escape troublesome ...
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, psychological, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian romance, slice of life, female protagonist, lesbian, love, high school, love and romance, society, youth, escapades, coming out, gay love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Ai no Kusabi (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: This futuristic tale is set in a world where men are assigned various social classes based on their hair color. Iason Mink, a high-class Blondie, runs into Riki, a black-haired Mongrel, and makes him his "Pet." As Riki learns of the ...
Style: yaoi, josei, futuristic, erotic
Plot: lgbt, gay, exploitation, caste system, slave, bondage, distopia, romance, racism, male homosexuality, bdsm, homosexual subtext ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kase-san and Morning Glories (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Yamada may be shy and rather clumsy, but the flower gardens at her school have always brought her happiness. Suddenly, a different sort of beauty catches her eye—the vivacious track star, Kase-san. Although the two girls don't seem to have ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, captivating
Plot: high school life, high school, school life, slice of life, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, lesbian, sibling relationship, homosexuality, best friends in love, unspoken love, first love ...
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50%
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Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sexually masochistic yakuza boss, Yashiro, isn't the type to warm up to others easily. But when Chikara Doumeki, his newly hired bodyguard, catches his interest, he reconsiders his "hands-off" policy with subordinates. As ...
Style: yaoi, manga, intense, unusual plot structure, controversial ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, bodyguard, yakuza, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, intolerance, glbt, love affair, boyfriend, couples, gays and lesbians ...
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50%
My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hachiman Hikigaya is an antisocial high school student with no friends or girlfriend and as a result has a distorted view on life. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, melancholic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, teen comedy
Plot: high school, school, youth, friendship, society, romance, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, male female relationship, love, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Papa datte, Shitai (2019)
Genre: Animation, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: "There are Times I Cannot Hold It, Even If I'm a Father" University student Asumi came to Naruse household to be a housekeeper for his part-time job. The family consists of a single-father and a son Ichika. Among them, the father ...
Style: yaoi, erotic, suspense, touching, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, romance, gay, student, gay love, homosexuality, impossible love, homosexual love, male homosexuality, relationships, forbidden love, first gay sexual experience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Junjou Romantica (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Junjou Romantica: Pure Romance, stylized as Junjou Romantica ~Pure Romance~, is a yaoi series by Shungiku Nakamura. It focuses on three storylines; the main couple, which comprises the bulk of the books, and two other male couples that provide ...
Style: yaoi, josei, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, romance, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, love triangle, gays and lesbians, gender, infidelity, angst, gay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window (2021)
Genre: Animation, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kosuke Mikado, who works at a bookstore, has been suffering from a peculiar constitution that ghosts can see from an early age. One day, Kosuke was invited by a exorcist, Rihito Hiyakawa, who came to the bookstore and decided to work with him. The ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, tense, sexy, touching ...
Plot: exorcism, exorcist, lgbt, friendship, love, fall in love, couples, love and romance, lgbt teen, coming of age, youth, gay lead character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Sakura Trick (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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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 ⇓
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Wataten! An Angel Flew Down to Me (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Special bonus episode included on the third Blu-ray volume of Watashi ni Tenshi ga Maiorita!.
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, unusual plot structure, humorous ...
Plot: lesbian, young girl, group of friends, college student, friend, love and romance, lesbianism, friends, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian relationship, friendship ...
Place: japan
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hashiba has an accident and has lost all of his memories. When Fujimori comes to his school as his new roommate, He tells Hashiba that he is called Ran. He and Hashiba both have a split personality which they developed in their youth.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, split personality, romance, high school life, youth, young lovers, gender, social relations, teenage life, young love, gays and lesbians, everyday life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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22%
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Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, fall in love, unspoken love, high school reunion, love, surrealism, falling in love, high school, teenage life, teenage love, high school life, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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22%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
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Story: Kids on the Slope is a Japanese manga series by Yuki Kodama. An anime television series adaptation of the same name aired in 2012. It is directed by Shinichirō Watanabe at MAPPA and Tezuka Productions with music provided by acclaimed composer Yoko ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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TV show
Story: Natsuo is a high school boy who is experiencing the crushing despair of unrequited love. To make matters worse, the person he is in love with is his teacher, Hina. In an attempt to lift his spirits, he attends a mixer where he meets a girl named ...
Style: sincere, touching, tense, sentimental, entertaining
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Place: japan
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21%
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Since the graduation of the senior members of the club, Takezou ends up being the sole member of the "Koto" (traditional Japanese string instrument) club. Now that the new school year has begun, Takezou will have to seek out new members ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Place: japan
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21%
The Quintessential Quintuplets (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fuutarou Uesugi is a poor, antisocial ace student who one day meets the rich transfer student Itsuki Nakano. They argue but when Uesugi realizes he is to be her tutor, he tries to get on better terms. While trying to do so he meets four other girls.
Style: sweet, romantic, captivating, entertaining, uplifting
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
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TV show
Story: Erika Shinohara has taken to lying about her romantic exploits to earn the respect of her new friends. So when they ask for a picture of her "boyfriend," she hastily snaps a photo of a handsome stranger, whom her friends recognize as the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
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Style: touching, colourful, romantic, atmospheric, sweet ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A secret life is the one thing they have in common. At school, Hori is a prim and perfect social butterfly, but the truth is she’s a brash homebody. Meanwhile, under a gloomy facade, Miyamura hides a gentle heart, along with piercings and tattoos. ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: slice of life, high school life, romance, high school, teenage life, teenage girl, teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, friends, teenager, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Shizuku lives a simple life, dominated by her love for stories and writing. One day she notices that all the library books she has have been previously checked out by the same person: 'Seiji Amasawa'. Curious as to who he is, Shizuku meets ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
I'm in Love With My Little Sister (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Yori and his twin sister Iku used to be very close as children but lately Yori has grown colder toward Iku and is always eager to stay away from her. Iku was confused by Yori's attitude. Actually Yori is in love with Iku and that forbidden love ...
Style: romantic, captivating, shoujo, entertaining
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Mr Love: Queen's Choice (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A girl inherits a company that is almost bankrupt from her late father. Lacking the funds, she must now become the producer herself in order to save the company from collapse. During her work, she meets four boys—financial expert Zen, the idol ...
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, psychological, touching ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 ⇓
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