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Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020)
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Ikebukuro West Gate Park (2020)
Original name: 池袋ウエストゲートパーク
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The story revolves around 20-year-old Makoto, who frequently gets involved in highly dangerous situations, usually against his own judgment. Along for the ride are his best buddies Shun, Masa, and Takashi, the enigmatic leader of a local gang in Ikebukuro.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: criminal organization, yakuza, romance, urban, love, best friends, friendship, death, mafia, true love, friends, crime boss, tragic love, love and romance, friendship between men, japanese mafia, organized crime, group of criminals, criminal underworld, murder, death of loved one, mob boss, young love, criminal gang, gang of outlaws ...

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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After college, Rikuo Uozumi, a boy without much ambition in life, takes on a job at a convenience store. The days pass by uneventfully for Rikuo until he meets his former girlfriend and classmate, but especially thanks to the unusual Haru Nonaka, ...
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Duration: 24 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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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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TV show
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Country: Japan
Duration: 12 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After failing his college entrance exams, 18 year-old Tsukasa Mizugaki is offered a position at the renowned SAI Corporation, known for its production and management of Giftia, androids that possess human emotions. Tsukasa’s position is in the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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TV show
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