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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Original name: 機動戦士ガンダム
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 very first Gundam series, which has subsequently been adapted into numerous sequels and spin-offs. In 1981, the series was re-edited for theatrical release and split into three movies. The characters were designed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, and Kunio Okawara was responsible for the mechanical designs, including the eponymous giant robot, the RX-78-2 Gundam. The first movie was released on February 22, 1981.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, superhero, adventure, androids and robots, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, battles, space station, danger, society, heroic mission, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, man versus machine, battle zone, space wars, pilot, teenage boy, space colony ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Mobile Suit Gundam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, suspenseful and exciting films and TV series with plots about heroes, escapades, danger, imaginary, space and aliens, rivalry and androids and robots mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Mobile Suit Gundam: Gunbuster (1988), Xenosaga: The Animation (2005), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Ark (2005), Vandread: The Second Stage (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, exciting, serious, stylized, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, imaginary, heroic mission, space wars, battle zone, adventure, escapades, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, androids and robots, future dystopia, outer space ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, escapades, adventure, battle zone, heroic mission, chaos, space station, battles, heroes, evil alien, survival, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
74%
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Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: suspenseful, stylized, serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space and aliens, androids and robots, capture, pilot, danger, rivalry, rookie, adventure, escapades, battle zone ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: futuristic, exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos, danger, battles, space wars, adventure, imaginary, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, rivalry, father son relationship, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: futuristic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space and aliens, space station, chaos, chess, military, rivalry, evil alien, heroes, battles, danger, chaos and mayhem, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 ⇓
69%
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Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In UC 0093 the Federation has recovered from its defeat and has created a new anti-colonial special forces unit to deal with rebel forces: Londo Bell. Elsewhere in space Char Aznable re-appears out of self imposed hiding with a declaration that he ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, epic
Audience: teens
Plot: lone wolves, androids and robots, a.i., heroic mission, escapades, asteroids and comets, rivalry, race against time, adventure, master villain, imaginary, fighting crime ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: In the final days of the One Year War, a Zeon special forces group infiltrates a colony to gather information on a new Gundam unit. Alfred Izuruha, a 10-year-old student, befriends Zeon rookie pilot Bernie Wiseman during a brief mobile suit combat. ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, mecha, child, space station, rivalry, friendship, heroes, imaginary, adventure, escapades, chaos, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, Char Aznable has now become the leader of the AEUG. Scirocco, the man from Jupiter, schemes to seize control of the Titans. Haman, the Axis leader, is attempting to restore the Zabi family. Through politics and strategy, ...
Style: stylized, bleak, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, asteroids and comets, battle zone, collision, chaos, space station, escapades, space and aliens, special agents, space wars, imaginary, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mankind has moved into space. Thousands of people live on giant orbiting space colonies called "Sides." However, the Earth Government, which rules the colonies, is unjust and cruel. A group of revolutionaries builds five robotic weapons ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: soldier, adventure, pilot, danger, rebel, heroes, battles, politics, space wars, asteroids and comets, future dystopia, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Super Dimensional Cavalry: Southern Cross (1984)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross is a Japanese science fiction mecha anime TV series released in 1984.
Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: rivalry, battles, tough heroes, government agency, evil alien, alien encounter, heroes, danger, chaos, survival, outer space, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
51%
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 ...
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: future dystopia, space wars, a.i., androids and robots, uncontrollable, destiny, space travel, chaos, rivalry, battles, save the world, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
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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 ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, battles, save the world, evil empire, heroes, evil alien, danger, space travel, spacecraft, fight back, against the rules, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
46%
 6.5
 58
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 ⇓
45%
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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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Miller's Report (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 51 min.
Story: In a future war, a young battle robot pilot suspected of being a spy must face court martial. Meanwhile, the home village of a friend of his is threatened by enemy forces.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: escapades, special agents, androids and robots, adventure, army investigation, future dystopia, soldier, rivalry, military, danger, battles, village ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
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 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 ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%