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Macross Plus (1994)
 7.9
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Macross Plus (1994)
Original name: マクロスプラス
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
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 and computer-generated animation at the time of its release, paving the way for the incorporation of more computer-generated imagery in Japanese Animation. Both the OVA series and movie were released in Japan by Bandai Visual and in North America and Europe by Manga Entertainment. The Australian VHS version was released by Manga Entertainment and the DVD version by Madman Entertainment under sub-license from Manga Entertainment. It features several new mecha designs inspired by the original series.
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, mecha
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: love triangle, androids and robots, man versus machine, apocalypse, adventure, time travel, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, save the world, a.i., danger, heroic mission, imaginary, musician's life, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, master villain, technology gone awry, test pilot, space wars, alien ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s

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Most similar movies to Macross Plus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about heroes, androids and robots, rivalry, danger, escapades, imaginary and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Macross Plus: New Getter Robo (2004), Geneshaft (2001), Kiddy Grade (2002), Ark (2005), Parasite Dolls (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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., save the world, heroic mission, mad scientist, adventure, escapades, alien encounter, battles, master villain ...
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95%
 6.6
 66
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, apocalypse, future dystopia, chaos, a.i., danger, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.8
 308
Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, space travel, adventure, imaginary, a.i., danger, undercover, government agency, save the world, man versus machine, life is a bitch, partners against crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 563
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: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, danger, escapades, destiny, society, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.2
 504
Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, chaos, imaginary, society, supernatural, computers and web, technology gone awry, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, space station, chaos, heroic mission, space wars, future dystopia, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is A.D. 2009 and the human race is caught in a war between giant humanoids, male Zentrans and female Meltrans. Returning from the edge of our solar system after making a space fold, the SDF-1 Macross makes the long journey back to Earth with ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, love triangle, evil alien, space war, refugee, escapades, androids and robots, imaginary, adventure, save the world, battles, intergalactic ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, mecha, bleak
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, rivalry, save the world, chaos, unstoppable, uncontrollable, battles, spacecraft, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Martian Successor Nadesico (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Martian Successor Nadesico, known in Japan as Mobile Battleship Nadesico, is a science fiction comedy anime TV series, and a later manga series created by Kia Asamiya. The manga, published in English by CPM Manga, is significantly different from the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: mars, space wars, save the day, escapades, androids and robots, evil alien, chaos, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: assassination, chases and races, adventure, imaginary, a.i., escapades, fighting crime, androids and robots, society, race against time, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, stylized, humorous, semi serious, mecha
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: space wars, adventure, battle of the sexes, heroic mission, pirate, space travel, danger, rivalry, battles, future dystopia, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.8
 1K
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, serious, stylized, futuristic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, rivalry, chaos, nagging and grouching, battles, heroic mission, vengeance, destiny, alien encounter, imaginary ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 284
Appleseed XIII (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Appleseed XIII is a 2011 Japanese CGI anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow's science fiction manga series Appleseed. Composed of 13 episodes, the series retold the exploits of ES.W.A.T. member Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos. The series ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, save the world, good versus evil, fighting crime, future dystopia, danger, crimes, androids and robots, rivalry, a.i., chaos, deadly ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, tough heroes, chaos, strong female presence, government agency, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 637
Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, superhero, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, time travel, anti hero ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 7K
Vexille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 2067: Isolation: Japan seals herself off from the eyes of the world in the face of unilateral international policy setting strict limits on the use of robotic technology. The island nation exists only behind a veil of seclusion. No soul shall ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, androids and robots, terrorism, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroes, save the world, research, chaos, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, futuristic, stylized, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, giant, space wars, androids and robots, rivalry, special agents, escapades, danger, adventure, imaginary, tough heroes, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.5
 3K
Robotech (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, mecha
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: spacecraft, imaginary, giant, danger, chaos, battles, escapades, adventure, androids and robots, rivalry, soldier, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, Tokyo was left flattened as a result from a great earthquake. A new city, MegaTokyo, was then recreated due in no small part from the aid of a multi-million dollar company, Genom Corp. Genom created and mass-produced ...
Style: mecha, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: superhero, cyberpunk, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, corporate crimes, fighting crime, man versus machine, androids and robots, a.i., vengeance, future dystopia, catastrophe ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rivalry, space and aliens, soldier, heroes, imaginary, evil alien, adventure, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, space wars, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, heroes, danger, master villain, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Voltron Force (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Voltron Force is a spin-off of the 1980s animated series Voltron that was originally scheduled for a release in autumn of 2010. Eventually, the show premiered on June 16, 2011, exclusively on the Nicktoons television network to coincide with the ...
Style: exciting, mecha, tense, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, battles, space wars, uninhibited rivalry, danger, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, society, computers and web, down on your luck, technology gone awry, future dystopia, corporate crimes, vigilantism, chaos, battles, catastrophe, man versus machine ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, 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: captivating, serious, stylized, exciting, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, heroic mission, battles, good versus evil, benign alien, heroes, distant planet, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, a.i., heroes, imaginary, space wars, battles, chaos, rivalry, danger, escapades, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
UFO Robot Goldorak (1975)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Golodorak The Movie
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, futuristic, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, space and aliens, save the world, imaginary, heroes, danger, escapades, rivalry, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, alien encounter ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, adventure, superhero, escapades, imaginary, master villain, fighting crime, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, mecha, psychological
Plot: heroic mission, survival, teenage life, save the world, rivalry, man versus machine, chaos, future dystopia, space travel, society, youth, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This sensational new animated adventure finds the Doctor (voiced by David Tennant) hooked up with two new companions – Cassie and Jimmy – and pits him against a new alien race, the monstrous Viperox, led by Lord Azlok. Day Springs, Nevada, 1958. ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, benign alien, space and aliens, partners, alien encounter, danger, unlikely partners, heroic mission, save the day, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: stylized, futuristic, exciting, serious
Plot: adventure, danger, space wars, alien encounter, outer space, heroic mission, space travel, survival, toys, allies, chaos, tough heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%