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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: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, battle zone, androids and robots, superhero, heroic mission, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens, evil alien, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, battles, danger, escapades, society, chaos, space station, young soldier, piloted giant robot, space colony ...
Time: future

Most similar movies to Mobile Suit Gundam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about escapades, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger, rivalry and space wars mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Mobile Suit Gundam: Gunbuster (1988), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Xenosaga: The Animation (2005), Star Blazers (1979), Space Battleship Yamato (1974). 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, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, androids and robots, battle zone, superhero, outer space, heroic mission, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens ...
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: futuristic, bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, battle zone, androids and robots, superhero, heroic mission, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
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, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: battle zone, survival, outer space, uninhibited rivalry, space wars, battles, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: futuristic, rough, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, battle zone, androids and robots, race against time, space wars, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, serious, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroes, space and aliens, space wars, battles, danger, adventure, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, space colony, piloted giant robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, lone wolves, master villain, superhero, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, good versus evil, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: rough, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: battle zone, androids and robots, outer space, special agents, heroic mission, space wars, tough heroes, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, epic, stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, space battle, mecha, space opera, lone wolves, master villain, superhero, fighting crime, man versus machine, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: mecha, child, terrorism, outer space, androids and robots, young heroes, soldier, military, war, friendship, space wars, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, battle zone, outer space, political unrest, space wars, battles, good versus evil, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: futuristic, serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, a.i., androids and robots, vengeance, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, hotshot hero, alien encounter, destiny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, outer space, evil alien, survival, space wars, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, government agency ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: soldier, future dystopia, space wars, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, androids and robots, betrayal, battles, politics ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, evil alien, spacecraft, save the world, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, danger, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, against the rules ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: spacecraft, a.i., androids and robots, benign alien, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, race against time, save the world, survival, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, danger, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, hypocrisy, a.i., adventure, androids and robots, terrorism, space wars, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: outer space, save the world, spacecraft, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, danger, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan, battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, androids and robots, benign alien, master villain, save the world, adventure, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Detonator Orgun (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: serious, stylized, futuristic, exciting
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: space battle, a.i., adventure, androids and robots, transforming robot, alien invasion, benign alien, alien encounter, space and aliens, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: exciting, serious, futuristic, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, vigilantism ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: bleak, serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, androids and robots, train, young heroes, danger, heroes, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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, stylized, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space travel, betrayal, distant planet, heroic mission, space wars, battles, good versus evil, adventure, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, stylized
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: pirate, factory, androids and robots, spacecraft, master villain, adventure, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, space wars, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: stylized, serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: betrayal, battles, outer space, space travel, distant planet, friendship, spacecraft, heroic mission, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: futuristic, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, man versus machine, love triangle, a.i., master villain, save the world, adventure, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 battle, space and aliens, outer space, master warrior, spacecraft, space wars, military, alien, mecha, space travel, androids and robots, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, stylized, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distant planet, a.i., androids and robots, good versus evil, man versus machine, adventure, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.1
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Ulysses 31 (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A retelling of "The Odyssey" set in the 31st Century, Ulysses and his son go through many adventures to return home.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, adventure, spacecraft, escapades, space and aliens, androids and robots, getting home, parents and children, religions or cults, imaginary, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, fighting crime, man versus machine, race against time, adventure, save the world, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, plague ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%