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The Galaxy Railways (2003)
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The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Original name: 銀河鉄道物語
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation Channel programming block airing on CoLours TV on Monday, June 19, 2006, but was replaced by Dragon Ball until the programming block was dropped. The series has also aired on the linear FUNimation Channel. Two sequels have been produced, both currently unlicensed in English regions. A 4-part OVA series The Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet was produced that bridges both seasons of the show. In 2006 a sequel series, The Galaxy Railways: Crossroads to Eternity began broadcasting in Japan for a 26-episode run. Of those 26, only 24 episodes were broadcast on television, with the final two released only on DVD. It has also been announced that on the 25-03-2009, an off take of the series called The Galaxy Railways: Faraway Angels will be released as a Drama CD. The story follows the Mizar platoon and their adventures.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space travel, adventure, supernatural, battles, supernatural ability, destiny, danger, escapades, pirate, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, terrorism, parents and children, asteroids and comets, haunted by the past, benign alien, imaginary, rivalry, alien encounter, outer space, alien, military, train ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to The Galaxy Railways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, heroes, rivalry, danger, adventure and space and aliens mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like The Galaxy Railways: Gasaraki (1998), Transformers: Energon (2004), Noein (2005), Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009), Hero Factory (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gasaraki (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Gasaraki is a mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise. It was directed by Ryousuke Takahashi, who also co-created the series along with Sunrise and was assisted by Goro Taniguchi. The screenplay was written by Toru Nozaki. The series ...
Style: mecha, serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, young heroes, supernatural, supernatural ability, manipulation, family business, siblings relations, weapon system, family relations, super weapon, battles, manipulations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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100%
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: semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, a.i., heroes, imaginary, space wars, battles, chaos, escapades, danger, rivalry, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, battles, chaos, tough heroes, strong female presence, government agency, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, escapades, danger, time travel, imaginary, heroes, artifact, master warrior, battles ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Saint Seiya The Lost Canvas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades, also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a manga written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal, reincarnation, master warrior, danger, imaginary, save the world, legends and myths ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 208
Hero Factory (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Lego Hero Factory toys, the show focuses on building heroes to protect the world from evil.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: lego, adventure, heroes, danger, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, chases and races, factory, space travel, vengeance, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Final Fantasy: Unlimited (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Final Fantasy: Unlimited is an anime television series based on Square Enix's popular Final Fantasy role-playing video game franchise. Final Fantasy: Unlimited incorporates both 2D animation and 3D graphics, and takes elements from the Final ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: imaginary, heroic mission, space and aliens, supernatural, adventure, siblings relations, alien encounter, curses spells and rituals, danger, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, orphan ...
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100%
Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, 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: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, space travel, battles, good versus evil, heroic mission, distant planet, evil empire, benign alien, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, train, train ride, train travel, young heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, suspenseful, exciting, mecha, bleak
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, rivalry, save the world, spacecraft, chaos, battles, unstoppable, uncontrollable, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: New Getter Robot is an anime original video animation co-produced by Dynamic Planning and Bandai Visual. The series is a re-imagining of the 1970s manga Getter Robo, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa, that incorporates aspects of Japanese ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, rivalry, a.i., mad scientist, heroic mission, adventure, battles, escapades, chaos, future dystopia, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Detonator Orgun (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Fleeing from his own race, Orgun—an alien being with superhuman abilities and unearthly weapons—travels to Earth to find an answer to his origin. There, he bonds with a young man named Tomoru to defend Earth against the Evoluders, who seek ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: evil alien, space battle, danger, space and aliens, supernatural ability, chases and races, a.i., heroes, supernatural, adventure, benign alien, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Aquarion (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the future, a giant fighting machine called the Aquarion is humanity's only effective weapon in the fight against the technologically advanced species called the Shadow Angels.
Style: exciting, serious, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, reincarnation, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, man versus machine, adventure, future dystopia, space travel, imaginary, chaos, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Utawarerumono (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hakuoro has lost his memory after succumbing to serious injuries. But thanks to an elderly woman and her granddaughter Eruruu, he is nursed back to health. His face is covered by a strange irremovable mask and he occasionally sees beastly visions. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized
Plot: memory loss, heroic mission, haunted by the past, starting over, supernatural, danger, adventure, escapades, battles, village, curses spells and rituals, memory lapse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, exciting
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: giant robots, alien invasion, giant robot, heroic mission, settlement, chaos, battles, righting the wronged, rivalry, space and aliens, soldier, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dragonaut: The Resonance (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An asteroid is headed for Earth and in order to avoid Earth's impending destruction, the ISDA create the "Dragonaut" after finding a dragon egg under the ocean. This weapon's primary purpose is to destroy the asteroid when the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized
Plot: save the world, heroes, man versus machine, space travel, heroic mission, race against time, rivalry, alien encounter, technology gone awry, escapades, apocalypse, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stargate Infinity (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stargate Infinity is an American animated science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise, but is not considered official Stargate canon. The show was created by Eric Lewald and Michael Maliani, as a ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, rescue, danger, rivalry, escapades, teenage life, officers and cadets, getting home ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Vandread is a Japanese anime series directed by Takeshi Mori and created by Gonzo and Media Factory animation studios. The series is composed of two seasons, each composed of thirteen episodes of twenty-five minutes. The first series is summarized ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: space wars, adventure, battle of the sexes, heroic mission, pirate, space travel, danger, rivalry, battles, future dystopia, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tatsumiyajima is the central island in the middle of a small cluster of islands, in a sleepy backwater of the Japanese isles. Not much happens there, and the island's young people go to school knowing that their lives are likely to remain ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, anti heroes, heroic mission, adventure, androids and robots, rivalry, a.i., apocalypse, imaginary, technology gone awry, future dystopia, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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 ⇓
38%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, acting as a sequel of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise. It retains most of the staff from Gundam SEED, including Director Mitsuo Fukuda. Set two years after the original Mobile Suit ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetic engineering, chaos, space and aliens, space wars, imaginary, adventure, a.i., battles, danger, heroes, political unrest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, rivalry, chaos, nagging and grouching, battles, destiny, heroic mission, vengeance, alien encounter, heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 2K
RahXephon (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a world where time passes at a crawl and the blood of your neighbor runs blue, 17 year old high school student Ayato Kamina goes about his daily life within Tokyo Jupiter oblivious to the world around him, having been educated with the fact that ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, mecha, psychological
Plot: save the world, teenage life, heroic mission, survival, danger, youth, rivalry, society, chaos, life is a bitch, man versus machine, future dystopia ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, space and aliens, space travel, danger, heroes, escapades, outer space, space wars, rivalry, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, outer space, spacecraft, space station, evil alien, imaginary, heroes, adventure, heroic mission, chaos, superhero, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 3K
Eureka Seven (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a Japanese mecha anime TV series by Bones. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his relationship with the enigmatic mecha pilot Eureka, ...
Style: stylized, serious, mecha, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, corruption, heroes, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, rescue, leadership, escapades, commander ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Zoids: Genesis (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Young Ruuji Familon finds a Liger-type Zoid during a salvage mission. Initially, the village is attacked by Bio-Raptor Bio-Zoids, and later a Bio-Megaraptor. After the village generator is destroyed in combat, Ruuji takes the Murasame Liger Zoid and ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, stylized, serious
Plot: good versus evil, heroic mission, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, rivalry, space wars, danger, youth, chaos and mayhem, escapades, chaos, distopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fate/stay night (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Shirou Emiya lost his parents in a fire when he was young and was later adopted by the sorcerer Kiritsugu Emiya. Shirou is drawn into the Holy Grail War summons a female "Servant" known as Saber to protect him and obtain the Holy Grail.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, healing power, wizards and magicians, supernatural, adventure, romance, rivalry, imaginary, danger, escapades, youth, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
InuYasha: The Final Act (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: InuYasha's story draws to a close but not before finding Naraku and the Sacred Jewel, and facing new enemies and new dangers.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, heroes, master villain, battles, ghost, imaginary, danger, master warrior, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Strike Witches (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story takes place in year 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called neuroi. A young heroine Named Yoshika miyafuji joins the 501st joint wing, known as the strike witches to fight and defeat the neuroi so that way ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, ecchi
Plot: rivalry, supernatural, adventure, heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, alien encounter, wizards and magicians, female soldier, magic, alien invasion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%