Movies and TV shows like Adachi and Shimamura

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Adachi and Shimamura (2020)
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Adachi and Shimamura (2020)
Original name: 安達としまむら
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Adachi spends her school days skipping class until she meets fellow delinquent Shimamura and the two become fast friends. Cutting class together deepens their friendship but soon unexpected emotions blossom. As awkwardness and confusion settle in, the two girls travel this sea of emotions without a paddle as they learn about each other’s feelings.
Style: shoujo, romantic, serious, stylized, josei
Plot: lesbian romance, school life, female protagonist, high school life, slice of life, romance, teenage life, friendship, best friends in love, school, high school sweetheart, youth, lgbt, unrequited love, mystery, bullying, angst, lesbian, student

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, semi serious and captivating films and TV series with plots about romance, high school life, high school, school, school life, friendship and slice of life mostly in Animation, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Adachi and Shimamura: Orange (2016), Blue Spring Ride (2014), Loveless (2005), Toradora! (2008), Violet Evergarden (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 24 min.
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Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
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Loveless (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Twelve year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka discovers that Soubi ...
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Duration: 24 min.
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Place: japan, asia
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Violet Evergarden (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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54%
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54%
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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TV show
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48%