Movies and TV shows like Xenosaga: The Animation

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Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
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Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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 save its creator, Shion Uzuki. But KOS-MOS doesn't want to listed her orders and executes some unknown plan. After their ship destroyed Shion and her companions find themselves thrust into the middle of a battle with Gnosis, U-TIC Organization and their own superiors. Battle with no clear sides...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: adventure, time travel, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, spacecraft, battles, space wars, save the world, destiny, life is a bitch, a.i., danger, society, heroic mission, creator, chases and races, benign alien, imaginary, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, alien encounter ...

Most similar movies to Xenosaga: The Animation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about escapades, imaginary, danger, heroes, androids and robots, rivalry and space and aliens mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Xenosaga: The Animation: Ark (2005), Kiddy Grade (2002), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), RahXephon (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, man versus machine, rivalry, distant planet, heroic mission, a.i., heroes, danger, society, chaos, space travel, destiny ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, space and aliens, a.i., escapades, life is a bitch, imaginary, state affairs, heroic mission, special agents, androids and robots, future dystopia, ghost ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: stylized, bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, evil alien, society, danger, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, man versus machine, heroes, battles, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company and funded by ADV Films. A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ...
Style: futuristic, bleak, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: future dystopia, adventure, battles, danger, chaos, vigilantism, society, rivalry, man versus machine, heroes, a.i., androids and robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Movie in collections
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RahXephon (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: serious, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space wars, giant, benign alien, life is a bitch, future dystopia, imaginary, space and aliens, high school, apocalypse, save the world, teenage life ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: man versus machine, heroes, fighting crime, save the world, society, disability, rivalry, battles, chaos, race against time, assassination, danger ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, imaginary, androids and robots, future dystopia, technology gone awry, escapades, adventure, master villain, a.i. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mecha, adventure, imaginary, vengeance, battles, heroes, alien encounter, destiny, a.i., nagging and grouching, space and aliens, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: giant robot, alien invasion, escapades, heroic mission, technology gone awry, androids and robots, imaginary, future dystopia, space and aliens, adventure, space wars, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Transformers: Energon (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: bleak, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: hopes, imaginary, a.i., rivalry, chaos, battles, danger, heroes, evil alien, alien encounter, androids and robots, space wars ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, survival, apocalypse, chaos, space travel, moon, save the world, heroes, evil alien, man versus machine, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: apocalypse, parallel world, society, righting the wronged, rivalry, supernatural, chaos, ghost, danger, realism, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.9
 3K
Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, man versus machine, androids and robots, time travel, apocalypse, a.i., technology gone awry, escapades, heroic mission, danger, save the world, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is an anime series developed by Sunrise and directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. As with other series from the Gundam franchise, Gundam SEED takes place in a parallel timeline, in this case the Cosmic Era, the first to do so. In this ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, technology gone awry, heroes, battles, danger, society, save the world, rivalry, space wars, imaginary, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Venus Wars (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 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, serious, suspenseful, adaptation directed by original author
Audience: boys' night
Plot: invasion, reporter, chases and races, escapades, androids and robots, space and aliens, life is a bitch, adventure, chaos and mayhem, space wars, future dystopia, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: benign alien, space and aliens, imaginary, androids and robots, escapades, adventure, space travel, terrorism, supernatural, destiny, parents and children, asteroids and comets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year Universal Century 0079, humans have colonized the area of space lying in between the Earth and the moon. However the ambitious Zabi family, rulers of the Duchy of Zeon (the grouping of colonies furthest from the earth) has sparked a war.
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, future dystopia, lone wolves, heroic mission, escapades, adventure, imaginary, danger, society, good versus evil, superhero, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 14 min.
Story: In the Year 2016, Resistance fighter Blair Williams embarks on a deadly mission to search for a threat that is weakening humanity's defense against the self-aware artificial intelligence called Skynet and it's lethal Terminators.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, society, manhunt, plague, rivalry, redemption, destiny, chaos, danger, save the world, terminator, man versus machine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic
Plot: space travel, danger, tough heroes, save the world, allies, survival, outer space, alien encounter, heroes, government agency, chaos, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is an anime television series, the 11th incarnation of Sunrise studio's long-running Gundam franchise comprising two seasons. The series is set on a futuristic Earth and is centered on the exploits of the fictional ...
Style: bleak, stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, chaos and mayhem, space wars, deadly weapon, space and aliens, androids and robots, danger, pilot, chaos, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, humorous, stylized
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: pirate, adventure, escapades, rivalry, factory, space travel, heroes, battle of the sexes, battles, danger, space and aliens, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Star Blazers (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
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: futuristic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, battles, alien encounter, evil alien, evil empire, heroes, save the world, survival, outer space, radiation, siege, danger ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 1K
.hack//SIGN (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: .hack follows several young players as they navigate the vast, mysterious MMORPG known as “The World” – a place, it turns out, that is sometimes impossible to leave.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, life is a bitch, computers and web, getting home, future dystopia, benign alien, a.i., adventure, mystery, imaginary, man versus machine ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 3K
Robotech (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary, spacecraft, heroes, danger, space and aliens, adventure, androids and robots, rivalry, soldier, giant, escapades, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, outer space, space wars, escapades, imaginary, space and aliens, fight back, evil alien, heroic mission, battles, siege ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, space station, chaos, society, escapades, adventure, special agents, battle zone, androids and robots, future dystopia, imaginary, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, space battle, space wars, imaginary, battles, danger, spacecraft, outer space, escapades, master warrior, androids and robots, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, hypocrisy, space and aliens, escapades, battles, heroes, military life, political unrest, deadly, rivalry, space wars, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Astro Boy (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In the year 2000, Dr. Boyton creates a super-robot in his deceased son's image. He calls the robot Astro Boy. Astro Boy can swim oceans, leap over mountains, even fly into space on his own power. However, Astro Boy can't replace his son. ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: special agents, heroic mission, androids and robots, rescue, chaos, space travel, man versus machine, evil alien, heroes, save the world, injustice, rebelliousness ...
Time: future, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: exciting, futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, imaginary, train, train ride, heroes, young heroes, androids and robots, danger, rivalry, escapades, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%