Josee, the Tiger and the Fish - Recommendations

Alt title: Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi

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A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice

After transferring into a new school, a deaf girl, Shouko Nishimiya, is bullied by the popular Shouya Ishida. As Shouya continues to bully Shouko, the class turns its back on him. Shouko transfers and Shouya grows up as an outcast. Alone and depressed, the regretful Shouya finds Shouko to make amends. 

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Tetsu101 Tetsu101 says...

Both movies have female protags with disabilities. One movie has romance and the other does not, but they're both pretty powerful/similar films.

wucchu wucchu says...

Both animes have stories revolving around people with a disability. The girl protagonists have a disability and they're having a hard time fitting in until a boy comes to the picture. In the beginning the girl hates the boy because he is unable to understand disabilities. Then the girl realizes that the boy is different from the rest of the people and lets him in. The biggest difference in the animes is that Josee to Tora to Sakana-tachi features romance unlike Koe no Katachi.

Ryuga10 Ryuga10 says...

idk how to write it down in words but both these movies have quite the same feel ... rest is up to you, do watch both the movies. you will not be disappointed.

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Knikkee Knikkee says...

Both movies have a male able-bodied character and a female disabled character. Both explore the relationships between these character albeit in very different ways. 

Ichi2910 Ichi2910 says...

Both are heartwarming stories with a bit of drama enough to make you cry. Very lovely characters with cute personalities!!!

PhaelanJr PhaelanJr says...

The ending to both is great. I watched one after the other and liked both. Would recommend to watch both.

GeminiRabbit GeminiRabbit says...

Both of these movies involve a relationship with someone who has a  disability. They have a great storyline and are entertaining.

Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart is a touching Ghibli slice-of-life story, about a young girl named Shizuku. While riding the train, she notices a fat cat riding alongside her. Following the cat, she finds a shop where she is told an enchanting story of a gold statue named "The Baron". WotH follows Shizuku in her struggles to grow, and her budding love with the shopkeeper's son.

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moonchild15 moonchild15 says...

They both feature young people who hv a dream/desire & find joy/inspiration in each other. Both films give off wholesome & down to earth vibes. Also, both stories/themes r presented in a charming manner

phantomKID25 phantomKID25 says...

both have something to do with dreams and desires as well as the theme is very comforting . also both the main characters want to study far away but have to leave their loved ones behind 

5-tou ni Naritai.

5-tou ni Naritai.

Because of disease, Ritsuko couldn't walk until she was 4 years old. After entering elementary school, she couldn't walk as well as ordinary children, which caused her classmates to tease her. Ritsuko was deeply wounded, but her regular masseur, Dr. Ishibashi taught Ritsuko the true sense of the words kindness and strength. Thanks to Dr. Ishibashi, Ritsuko's spirits picked up again and she set a goal of coming in LAST BUT ONE in a footrace, an activity where she normally was expected to come in last.

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Otona Joshi no Anime Time: Kawamo o Suberu Kaze

Otona Joshi no Anime Time: Kawamo o Suberu Kaze

Several years ago, Noriko married and moved to the United States from Japan along with her husband, giving birth to a child soon after. Now, she has returned to her hometown with her young son, Motoki, and must learn to become at peace with her past and present. Noriko fondly reminisces about the bittersweet memories of her teenaged years, her decisions, and how she will move forward in the future.

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Bobby's In Deep

Bobby's In Deep

Akihiko Nomura, also known as Bobby, is a seventeen year old high school student who is not doing well at his studies. His strict father wants him to go to a university, but Bobby doesn’t really care about that. His only passion is motorcycles, and he spends all of his free time with his own. However, one day while working on his motorcycle, Bobby receives a letter from a girl who learned of him in a motorcycle magazine. She seems to admire Bobby, and their correspondence begins...

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Eun-sil-i

Eun-sil-i

In-hye and Sun-mi visit their hometown, a small and quiet village in the countryside, after a long time only to face unexpected news: their old friend Eun-sil died while giving birth. The town is left in an uproar because of the baby, whose father is unknown, and it is neglected, protected by no one. While In-hye and Sun-mi try to save the baby with the help of Ji-young, their friend who has stayed in town, they find out that Eun-sil, who was mentally retarded, was a plaything of the village. In-hye and Sun-mi are troubled with the rage they feel against the village people and the guilty conscience they feel towards Eun-sil. Although they abandoned Eun-sil in the past, will they be able to protect her baby until the end?

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Anime Himitsu no Hanazono

Anime Himitsu no Hanazono

Mary Lennox recently became an orphan because her parents died from a cholera epidemic in India so she was sent to live in England with her uncle. However, her uncle is a very distant man who talks to no one so she is left alone in the mansion with nobody to play with. Soon she meets a friendly servant boy named Dicon and his older sister Martha and they soon become good friends. Later on she discovers a secret garden and hopes it will bring happiness to her new family, including her cousin Collin who is crippled.

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Candy Candy: The Call of Spring

Candy Candy: The Call of Spring

Candy the orphan has lived a tragic yet touching life, moving from family to family and falling in love with several boys. She has just returned to her first home at the orphanage, and discovers that a new girl, Alice, is living a solitary and melancholy life without many friends or companions. To help boost Alice’s spirits, Candy sits down with the children and tells about her life, from the orphanage to boarding school, from her first love Anthony to recently-departed Terry and beyond. Afterwards, Candy will set forth on her newest adventure: to become a nurse and help others!

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Candy Candy Movie

Candy Candy Movie

At twelve years old, Candice White (otherwise known as Candy) is the oldest remaining child at the Poni Orphanage. With her spirits held high, Candy dreams of the day a wonderful family will take her home; and on one fateful day, it seems her dream has come true… or has it? Instead of joining a family, Candy is adopted to be a companion for the snobby daughter of a wealthy household. Now, our young heroine sets off to join her new family and experience the joys of first love and the heartbreak of cruelty. Whatever the case, her life will never be the same!

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Ashita no Kibou: Kanashimi yo Arigatou - Takae Tsuneo Monogatari

Ashita no Kibou: Kanashimi yo Arigatou - Takae Tsuneo Monogatari

At the age of seventeen, Takae Tsuneo is electrocuted during his job installing power lines and has both of his arms amputated. However, he decides to devote his life to poetry and literature, and begins to practice writing by holding a pen with his mouth. He eventually gets a job as a newspaper reporter, and turns his attention to other people dealing with disabilities.

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