Seinen movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant seinen movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out seinen, captivating, light, humorous, entertaining and feel good films and TV shows about / with slice of life, friendship, romance, high school life, supernatural, adventure, school life, everyday life, school and danger plots mostly in Animation, Comedy and Action genres shot in Japan, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as seinen: Kamichu! (2005), Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho (2018), Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (2020), Goblin Slayer: Goblin's Crown (2020), The Book of Bantorra (2009), Tamako Market (2013), Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne (2008), Inari Kon Kon (2014), Obsolete (2019), Tsugumomo (2017).

List of seinen movies

Sword Art Online: Extra Edition (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Yui wants to see a whale so Kirito suggests a quest where she can meet them. However, it turns out that Leafa cannot swim so Asuna and the other female characters decide to train Suguha in a real-world pool in preparation for the aforementioned ...
Style: ecchi, seinen, suspenseful, touching, stylized
Plot: virtual reality, teamwork, friendship, fighting style, romance, danger, survival, computers and web, master warrior, love and romance, bravery, adventure ...
Time: future
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 7.2
 171
Kamichu! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Kamichu! is a Japanese anime television series, strongly influenced by the Shinto religion, that follows the adventures of teenage goddess Yurie Hitotsubashi and her friends. The title is short for Kamisama de Chūgakusei. The series was created by ...
Style: seinen, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: romance, friendship, middle school, everyday life, deity, supernatural, family life, magic, goddess, school, adventure, love ...
Place: japan
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Saint Seiya: Saintia Sho (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The whole Sanctuary was misled into danger due to the civil war instigated by the Gemini Gold Saint, Saga. Our story begins right after the end of those events... This is a story of the girls protecting Athena. These are the records of love and ...
Style: seinen, exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining
Plot: good versus evil, goddess, strong female character, sister sister relationship, reincarnation, courage, adventure, bodyguard, battles, supernatural, rivalry, demon ...
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Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.
Style: mecha, seinen, futuristic, psychological, 3d animation
Plot: cyberpunk, capitalism, police, evolution, strong female lead, collapse, artificial intelligence, conspiracy, idealism, female protagonist, gun, spy ...
Time: distant future, 21st century, future, 2040s
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Goblin Slayer: Goblin's Crown (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Goblin Slayer and his party head up to the snowy mountains in the north after receiving that request from the Sword Maiden to find any information on the Noble Fencer that disappeared after leaving to slay some goblins. A small village gets ...
Style: dark fantasy, seinen, brutal, suspenseful
Plot: elf, magic, adventurer, murder, massacre, rape, goblin, teamwork, violence, good versus evil, dark humor, mentor ...
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The Book of Bantorra (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world where dead people turn into books and are stored in the Bantorra Library where anyone who reads a book can learn their past. Bantorra Library is maintained by Armed Librarians who wield psychic powers and their enemy is a religious ...
Style: exciting, seinen, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the day, plague, danger, supernatural, religions or cults, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural ability, church, escapades, life after death, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 7.0
 709
Tamako Market (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Tamako Market is a Japanese anime television series produced by Kyoto Animation and directed by Naoko Yamada. The series aired in Japan between January 10 and March 28, 2013. The anime has been licensed in North America by Sentai Filmworks.
Style: seinen, light, captivating, feel good, humorous
Plot: friendship, romance, school life, high school life, storekeeper, shopkeeper, young love, sister sister relationship, family business, father daughter relationship, slice of life, talking animals ...
Place: japan
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Rin: Daughters of Mnemosyne (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Rin Asogi is an immortal private detective with a thirst for vodka and a talent for attracting things that go bump in the night. In a series of nightmarish vignettes spanning sixty-five years, Rin's lush body is sadistically pierced, blown up, ...
Style: seinen, exciting, ecchi, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, private detective, immortality, investigation, mystery, danger, crimes, haunted by the past, track down, cloning, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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 6.7
 122
Inari Kon Kon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Fushimi Inari is a shy, not-so-bright middle school girl living in Kyoto's Fushimi ward. She has a crush on her classmate Tanbabashi, but cannot express her feelings. One day, as thanks for helping a fox pup, the deity Uka no Mitama no Kami ...
Style: seinen, entertaining, captivating, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, romance, goddess, deity, supernatural, anthropomorphism, transformation, love, japanese mythology, rivalry, salvation, school ...
Place: japan
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 6.8
 87
Obsolete (2019)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: In 2014, aliens revealed themselves to request trade with humanity. In exchange for limestone, they would provide a consciousness-controlled general-use robot known as an "Exoframe." Cheaper than an aircraft, tank, or firearm, and easy ...
Style: mecha, seinen, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic
Plot: combat, distopia, battles, alien, fate of humanity, rivalry, future dystopia, life is a bitch, apocalypse, understanding, cyberpunk, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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 6.6
 219
Tsugumomo (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Mystery, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Kazuya Kagami never goes anywhere without the precious "Sakura Obi" his mother gave him. One day a beautiful, kimono-clad girl named Kiriha appeared before him. Kiriha naturally began to live with Kazuya in his room. Then there's ...
Style: ecchi, seinen, suspenseful, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: school, supernatural, saving a life, social relations, unlikely friendships, spirit, female friendship, romancing partners, roommate, romantic relationship, dishonesty, college life ...
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Okami-san and Her Seven Companions (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ryōko Ōkami is a spunky high school girl who is a member of a "fixer" club called the Otogi High School Bank. She fixes the school's problems with her partner Ringo Akai ("Akazukin-chan").
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, seinen, captivating ...
Plot: romance, school life, high school life, high school, bank, youth, mythology, delinquent, criminal, friendship, school, folklore ...
Place: japan
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A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Kyōtarō Kakei has always had an affinity towards books in hopes to find answers to his life. With a mentor's promise, he continues to search for a book with his absolute hope. However, this changes when he receives a foretelling message ...
Style: seinen, touching, humorous, sentimental, urban fantasy
Plot: school, school life, romance, high school life, harem, school club, teenage love, love and romance, first love, love, library, magic ...
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Encouragement of Climb (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: Aoi prefers indoor hobbies and is afraid of heights, but her childhood friend Hinata loves to show off her passion for mountain climbing. As young children they once watched the sunrise from the top of a mountain, and now they've decided to ...
Style: seinen, educational, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, environmentalism, mountain climbing, teamwork, high school, school life, high school life, adventure, sport, coming of age, climbing, family ...
Place: japan
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The Comic Artist and His Assistants (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: The life of an artist can be hard: Long, arduous hours working with only your thoughts and assistants to keep you company. In the case of overworked mangaka Aito, his attempts to merge the two are so far unsuccessful. His priorities are askew and ...
Style: seinen, ecchi, manga, light, entertaining
Plot: sexual fantasy, harem, slice of life, romance, friendship, painter, artists' life, romantic friendship, pervert, sexual deviant, friends, friendship between teens ...
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 7.0
 66
HaNaYaMaTa (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Naru is a high school girl who is average in every way. She loves fairy tale heroines, though she’s never had the courage to escape her ordinary life. One day, she sees Hannah, a transfer student, dancing in the moonlit and becomes inspired to ...
Style: seinen, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Plot: school club, friendship, school, dancing, dance performance, high school life, school life, love, harem, friends, everyday life, love and romance ...
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Cells at Work! Code Black (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Alcohol, smoking, and stress—in the body subjected to these irritants, the cells responsible for maintaining life seem to fight a war that never ends. Due to a severe shortage of workers, Red Blood Cell AA2153 has to quickly learn to deliver ...
Style: educational, seinen, intense, humorous
Plot: biology, medicine, survival, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, life & death, cell, slice of life, humanity, human nature, life philosophy, stomach ...
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My Big Sister Arrived (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tomoya’s father remarries to another woman, giving him a stepsister, Ichika. However Ichika is 17-years old and has completely fallen in love with her stepbrother who is only 13!! Families will collide in the most unusual fashion this season, in ...
Style: seinen, light, humorous, entertaining, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, family, slice of life, school life, romantic friendship, friendship between teens, family relations, love at first sight, father daughter relationship, love and romance, high school sweetheart, sibling relationship ...
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 7.3
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WORKING!! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a family restaurant in Hokkaido, the northern prefecture of Japan, 16-year-old high school student Sōta Takanashi works part-time along with his strange co-workers: Popura Taneshima, a high school girl who—despite being a year older than ...
Style: seinen, captivating, feel good, light, humorous ...
Plot: working life, romance, workplace, unrequited love, waitress, slice of life, everyday life, workplace situations, love affair, colleague colleague relationship, friendship, female friendship ...
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Mushishi: The Next Chapter - Drops of Bells (2015)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: On a warm summer day, a boy heard the sound of bells ringing, as if in celebration, in the mountain near his home. Several years later in that same mountain, the mushishi Ginko stumbles upon a young girl in a mountain with branches and leaves ...
Style: seinen, atmospheric, bleak, inspirational
Plot: supernatural, slice of life, supernatural power, mysterious character, wanderer, life is a bitch, paranormal phenomena, good versus evil, adventurer, solar eclipse, escapades, imaginary ...
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I Can't Understand What My Husband Is Saying (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 3 min.
TV show
Story: Kaoru is an office lady you can find anywhere, serious and works diligently, but her husband is a super otaku and more-or-less a NEET. She is caught up in one of her husband's whims one day or the subject of his concerns another, but the two ...
Style: seinen, light, entertaining, manga, sweet
Plot: romance, slice of life, everyday life, woman, opposites attract, husband wife relationship, lifestyle, nerd, relationships, japanese woman, couple relations, love and romance ...
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Record of Grancrest War (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: On a continent ruled by chaos, the Lords have the power of a holy seal that can calm the chaos and protect the people. However, before anyone realizes it, the rulers cast aside their creed of purifying the chaos, and instead start to fight each ...
Style: seinen, captivating, exciting, entertaining, tense
Plot: adventure, magical power, supernatural ability, magic, good versus evil, showdown, protector, save the day, heroic mission, rivalry, demon, battles ...
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Psycho-Pass 3: First Inspector (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Inspector Kei Mikhail Ignatov finds himself involved with an organization named Bifrost with the possibility of freeing his wife if he betrays Unit One. Koichi Azusawa coordinates an assault on the Public Safety Bureau tower using his hacker Obata, ...
Style: seinen, futuristic, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, conspiracy, police, criminal, uncover truth, danger, rivalry, fighting crime, crimes, team, law and order, chases and races ...
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 6.9
 987
Gleipnir (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Shuichi Kagaya is an ordinary high school kid in a boring little town. But when a beautiful classmate is caught in a warehouse fire, he discovers a mysterious power: he can transform into a furry dog with an oversized revolver and a zipper down his ...
Style: ecchi, seinen, captivating, light, psychological thriller
Plot: monster, supernatural, creature, combat, school, high school life, school life, romance, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, adventure ...
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 7.0
 260
Arte (2020)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the 16th century, Arte, a delightful young lady from an aristocratic family, dreams of being an artist and contributing to the renewal of civilization. However, with her father's death, she ends up losing the only person who believed in her ...
Style: seinen, touching, humorous, light, witty
Plot: discrimination, romance, apprentice, gender roles, artist, slice of life, social differences, teacher, women's rights, society, unfulfillment, prejudice ...
Time: 16th century
Place: florence italy, florence, italy
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Dream Eater Merry (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Dream Eater Merry is a Japanese action fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Ushiki Yoshitaka. The series is serialized in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Forward. The manga was adapted into an anime television ...
Style: exciting, humorous, emotional, seinen, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parallel world, imaginary, youth, high school life, life turned upside down, a vision, nightmare comes true, heroes, human host, demon, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Advanced placement into a school of higher grade proof-reading is determined by the results of the Promotion Test strictly for class type. Ranging from A class with the best facilities anyone can offer all the way down to F Class which is composed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, seinen, light, captivating ...
Plot: high school life, school life, love triangle, teachers and students, school, high school, romance, youth, society, magic, individuality, supernatural ...
Place: japan
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Time of Eve: The Movie (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, androids have come into common usage. Rikuo Sakisaka, who has taken robots for granted for his entire life, one day discovers that Sammy, his home android, has been acting independently and coming and going on her own. ...
Style: seinen, captivating, psychological, sentimental, light ...
Plot: artificial intelligence, robot, misunderstanding, emotionless, cafe, maid, affection, household, androids, romance, society, couples ...
Time: future
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 7.8
 767
Non Non Biyori (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Hotaru Ichijo, a fifth grader from Tokyo, transfers into Asahigaoka Branch School, far out at the countryside, and has to adjust to her new environment with her new friends.
Style: seinen, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, school life, high school life, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, pretty girl, school, everyday life, adventure, japanese culture, society, fish ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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Boogiepop and Others (2019)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: There is an urban legend that tells of a shinigami that can release people from the pain they are suffering. This "Angel of Death" has a name—Boogiepop. And the legends are true. Boogiepop is real. When a rash of disappearances involving ...
Style: seinen, psychological, contemplative, scary, captivating ...
Plot: high school, supernatural, alter ego, murderer, ogre, urban legend, angel of death, monster, high school student, grim reaper, chase, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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