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Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
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Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
Original name: 銀色の髪のアギト
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans and humankind is beleaguered by the sentient forests which they have awoken. The world balance is tipped when a young boy named Agito stumbles across a machine that glowed in a strange blue hue inside a forbidden sanctuary.
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: time travel, heroes, heroic mission, apocalypse, a.i., danger, imaginary, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, changing the past or future, environmental, androids and robots, moon, society, chaos and mayhem, distopia, post apocalypse, forest, volcano
Time: future, 24th century

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Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is a time of chaos. Earth is no longer what it used to be. It has been infested with a bug like species called the Blue. Yuji Kaido, who has a mysterious disease, is put into suspended animation until a cure is found. When he wakes up Yuji learns ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
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Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
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Time: future
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Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
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Plot: androids and robots, space travel, imaginary, save the world, future dystopia, escapades, danger, life is a bitch, young heroes, society, worldwide chaos, apocalypse ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
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
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Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, mecha, futuristic, exciting ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 162 min.
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Venus Wars (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar. She falls in with a bunch of ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 120 min.
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: rough, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, mecha ...
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64%
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64%
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Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, captivating, contemplative
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
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Time: future
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