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Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
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Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from Earth's atmosphere.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, save the world, survival, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, space travel, battles, radiation, fight back, danger, siege, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, alien encounter, evil empire, robot, mars, spirit, galaxy, planet earth, space battle ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Space Battleship Yamato

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, heroes, outer space, danger, space wars, escapades and rivalry mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Space Battleship Yamato: Star Blazers (1979), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Banner of the Stars (2000), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Arcadia of My Youth (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Space Battleship Yamato (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, sentimental, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, space wars, outer space, spacecraft, hopes, galaxy, spirit, battleship, adventure, heroes, evil alien, society ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil empire, battles, fight back, spacecraft, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Star Blazers (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Star Blazers is an American animated television series adaptation of the Japanese anime series, Space Battleship Yamato I, II, and III. Star Blazers was first broadcast in the United States in 1979. Significantly, it was the first popular ...
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, imaginary, danger, evil empire, siege, radiation, fight back, battles, heroes, race against time ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose ...
Style: mecha, exciting, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Now that three years has passed since their first adventure, Lafiel is now captain on a new ship and Jinto has just finished his training. They go out to complete a mission of defending the Laptic Gate.
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, heroic mission, battles, good versus evil, benign alien, heroes, distant planet, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers is an American animated Space Western television series created by Robert Mandell and Gaylord Entertainment Company. The series combines sci-fi stories with traditional wild west themes. It is one of the first ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, a.i., heroes, government agency, adventure, danger, tough heroes, toys, allies, chaos ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, imaginary, escapades, anti heroes, save the world, hotshot hero, danger, heroic mission, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles is a CGI animated television series, based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and the 1997 film adaptation. The film's director, Paul Verhoeven, served as executive producer. It follows the exploits of ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, evil alien, computer animation, alien encounter, rivalry, imaginary, danger, heroes, misfit, adventure, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam is a televised anime series, produced by Sunrise. Created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, it premiered in Japan on Nagoya Broadcasting Network on April 7, 1979, and lasted until January 26, 1980, spanning 43 episodes. It was the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, chaos, space station, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, heroic mission, space wars, man versus machine, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Arcadia of My Youth (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After a drawn-out, viciously-fought war, the earth has been conquered by the alien Illumidus Empire. Harlock, a captain in earth's fleet, crashes his ship to prevent the Illumidus from using it, and flat-out refuses to join them. With the help ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: pirate, world war two, heroes, spacecraft, space and aliens, space wars, witch, master warrior, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Star Blazers 2199 (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
TV show
Story: The year is 2199. The human race has been crushed in their war with the Gamilos, driven into underground cities by the invader's assault. Scientists estimate they have only a year left. The young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima receive ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: space opera, extraterrestrial, save the world, hopes, space battle, outer space, expedition, alien attack, danger, secret place, space mission, genocide ...
Time: 22nd century, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, adventure, imaginary, a.i., danger, undercover, space travel, ghost, state affairs, government agency, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Super Dimensional Cavalry: Southern Cross (1984)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross is a Japanese science fiction mecha anime TV series released in 1984.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, danger, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, evil alien, tough heroes, battles, chaos, strong female presence, government agency, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" during the first Human-alien war. It's the ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, loss of friend, spacecraft, soldier, robot, outer space, evil alien, battles, cloning, space and aliens, a.i., adventure ...
Time: year 1999, 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 90s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Transformers: Energon (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Energon, known in Japan as Transformer: Superlink, is the 2004–2005 Transformers toyline, animated series and comic book series, another co-production between Hasbro and Takara and a direct sequel to Transformers: Armada. It is also ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, a.i., heroes, imaginary, chaos, battles, space wars, rivalry, danger, escapades, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Genesis Climber MOSPEADA is an anime science fiction series created by Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma. The 25-episode television series ran from late 1983 to early 1984 in Japan. MOSPEADA stands for Military Operation Soldier Protection ...
Style: stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: giant robots, alien invasion, giant robot, heroic mission, rivalry, space and aliens, soldier, heroes, imaginary, evil alien, adventure, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, mecha, bleak
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, rivalry, save the world, unstoppable, chaos, battles, spacecraft, uncontrollable, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blue Submarine No. 6 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The once famous and well respected scientist Zorndyke has bred a new genre of living being, one that thrives on the oceans and lives to destroy humans. Zorndyke believes it is time that the humans were relieved of their rule of the earth. It is up ...
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, evil alien, society, save the world, rivalry, danger, adventure, heroes, escapades, ocean, battles, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, rivalry, imaginary, young heroes, train, adventure, space and aliens, train ride, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: It is the year 0083 of the Universal Century. The rebellious Principality of Zeon has been defeated in the One Year War by the Earth Federation. However, a faction of Zeon remnants led by Aguille Delaz fled from the final battle, hiding themselves ...
Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, androids and robots, space wars, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, imaginary, danger, race against time, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team is an original video animation anime series in the Gundam franchise. Released from January 25, 1996, to April 25, 1999, the 12-episode series details the exploits of an Earth Federation ground unit during the One ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space wars, giant, androids and robots, battle zone, settlement, space and aliens, escapades, danger, heroes, future dystopia, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Jinto Lin's life changes forever when the Humankind Empire Abh takes over his home planet of Martine without firing a single shot. He is soon sent off to study the Abh language and culture and to prepare himself for his future as a nobleman - a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, saga, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, betrayal, battles, heroes, dishonesty, space and aliens, adventure, rivalry, military, misfit, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest Is the Sea of Stars (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For the past 150 years, humanity’s two greatest nations have been deadlocked in a meaningless war. In what is hoped to be a miraculous victory, the Alliance embarks on a battle to break through the Empire’s frontline. Like many other ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, clever, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, rivalry, ambition, rise to the top, battles, spacecraft, political intrigue, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: After managing to survive attacks by Zeon's Char Aznable and Garma Zabi, the crew of Federation warship White Base and its mobile suits must battle Zeon forces through Asia, Europe, and the Atlantic Ocean if they are to reach Earth ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space wars, danger, rivalry, space and aliens, society, heroes, escapades, adventure, androids and robots, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the 21st century mankind was on the brink of destruction. Through genetic engineering however they eradicated such feelings as love and the desire for power. Since women are naturally less aggressive than men, women to man ratio was set to 9:1. ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, rivalry, a.i., danger, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Amuro Ray and the rest of the White Base crew, now denominated the 13th Autonomous Corps, return to outer space to support the rest of the Earth Federation forces for the decisive battle against the Duchy of Zeon's forces.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, chaos, battles, father son relationship, piloted giant robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, good versus evil, alien encounter, leadership, danger, chaos, save the world, heroic mission, future dystopia, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Last Blitz of Zeon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0083 - Three years after the end of the catastrophic One Year War, peace on Earth and the colonies is shattered by the presence of the Delaz Fleet, a rogue Zeon military group loyal to the ideals of the late dictator Gihren Zabi. Delaz ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, androids and robots, heroic mission, danger, military, adventure, escapades, evil alien, battles, imaginary, space station, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the very near future, a race of huge, insectoid aliens are discovered traveling the galaxy. These aliens, which are known as the Uchuu Kaijuu, or Space Monsters, seem dedicated to the eradication of the human species as the latter takes its first ...
Style: mecha, serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, heroes, nagging and grouching, chaos, battles, destiny, heroic mission, vengeance, alien encounter, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Robotech (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 1999, an alien battle fortress crash lands on an island in the South Pacific. Over the next ten years, mankind repairs and refits this fortress, using the advanced "robotechnology" found aboard her to create fighter planes that ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, mecha
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: spacecraft, imaginary, giant, danger, battles, chaos, escapades, adventure, androids and robots, rivalry, soldier, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%