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How to Keep a Mummy (2018)
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How to Keep a Mummy (2018)
Original name: ミイラの飼い方
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kashiwagi Sora is living a normal high school student life, when his "adventurer" father sends him a mummy from his travels in Egypt! Sora balks at the letter from his crazy dad ("I found a cool mummy, so I decided to leave it with you, son!") at first, but the mummy that emerges from inside the huge coffin is a mere 12 centimeters tall--small enough to fit in the palm of his hand... Not only that, it's shy, a crybaby, and most of all, heckin' cute. And so, Sora and ends up keeping the mummy, naming his new little buddy "Mii-kun." But living with a mummy might be easier said than done...!
Style: humorous, psychological, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: friendship, supernatural, high school life, high school, everyday life, coming of age, slice of life, school, mummy, youth, friends, supernatural ability, supernatural power, obsessive quest, creature, society, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rescue, school life, drastic change of life
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, feel good and light films and TV series with plots about friendship, slice of life, youth, supernatural, high school life, high school and everyday life mostly in Animation, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like How to Keep a Mummy: Interviews with Monster Girls (2017), The Urara of Labyrinth Town (2017), Drop Kick on My Devil!! (2018), Heaven's Design Team (2021), Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Interviews with Monster Girls (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The story takes place in an age where "Ajin" (demi-human), more casually known as "Demi," have slowly started to become accepted into human society. Tetsuo Takahashi is a biology teacher who ends up teaching three such Demi, ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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The Urara of Labyrinth Town (2017)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: This is Meiro-machi (Labyrinth Town), the town of fortune-telling. In town, there is a fortune-telling shop called Urara, where girls aspiring to be fortune-tellers come from all over the country. Chiya, who was raised in the mountains, comes to the ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Ms. Vampire Who Lives in My Neighborhood. (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: The modern-day vampire comedy centers on high school girl Amano, who was saved from a strange incident by a vampire girl named Sophie Twilight, and has been interested in her ever since. Akari arrives at her house uninvited and the two start to live ...
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Drop Kick on My Devil!! (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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 ...
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Heaven's Design Team (2021)
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Time: 21st century
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Tanaka-kun is Always Listless (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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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 ...
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Duration: 24 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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