Movies and TV shows like Pilot Candidate

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Pilot Candidate (2000)
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Pilot Candidate (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Plot: spacecraft, goddess, outer space, robot, boy, giant robots, partner, boy with glasses, piloted giant robot, pink hair, eyeglasses, giant robot
Time: future, 2000s
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, futuristic, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about outer space, spacecraft, robot, heroes, adventure, escapades and giant robots mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Pilot Candidate: Transformers: Galaxy Force (2005), Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978), Mazinger Z (1972), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Space Battleship Yamato (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Transformers: Galaxy Force (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Japanese reboot show that was abridged and reedited to become Transformers: Cybertron in the US. A black hole threatens Cybertron, so evacuation begins. Autobots and Decepticons end up on the present day Earth and battle again.
Style: exciting, epic, captivating
Plot: alien, friendship, outer space, giant robots, robot vs. robot, transforming robot, robot, transformation, good versus evil, robot as menace, evil robot, fight ...
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100%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated television series in 1978 directed by Rintaro and ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adolescent with the ability to control a looming war-golem becomes entangled in the Experts of Justice's fight against the infamous group Big Fire.
Style: futuristic
Plot: giant robot, giant robots, supernatural power, tragic event, robot, loss of father, super powers, martial arts, violence, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mazinger Z (1972)
Genre: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, ...
Style: mecha
Plot: giant robot, robot, giant robots, scientist, piloted giant robot, superhero, female robot, collaboration, super villain, heroes, fight, evil scientist ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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: serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, androids and robots, space wars, conspiracy, settlement, space and aliens, adventure, heroes, imaginary, danger, race against time ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
67%
Space Battleship Yamato (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, heroes, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, evil empire, battles, escapades ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Astroboy (1980)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2030 AD, after being abandoned by his creator, a young boy robot is rescued by an Android Advocate, Dr Elefun, who adopts him as his own and guides him in the use of his special powers to aid and protect mankind and robot-kind.
Plot: superhero, robot, children, boy
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Planetes (2003)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2075, mankind has reached a point where journeying between Earth, the moon and the space stations is part of daily life. However, the progression of technology in space has also resulted in the problem of the space debris, which can ...
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: outer space, space travel, space and aliens, astronaut, spacewalk, escapades, danger, space station, workplace situations, fear, boss and employee, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
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Harlock Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Legend tells of the Rheingold, an all-powerful metal used by the gods of Valhalla during the forging of the universe. Legend says that he who wields the Rheingold wields ultimate power over all things; yea, even over the gods themselves. The ...
Plot: planet, space opera, space travel, resistance, space war, god, fight, space battle, spacecraft, crew, one against many, alien invasion ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The series begins in U.C. 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, when a space station called Laplace is destroyed during a ceremony hosted by the Federation's Prime Minister ushering in the Universal Century Calendar. The main ...
Style: mecha
Plot: mask, outer space, romance, violence, piloted giant robot, military, masked man, asteroid, space colony, earth, conspiracy, spacecraft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 793
Astroboy (1963)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This show is about a robot boy who fights crime and other robots not mega man
Plot: superhero, heroes, androids, child, humanoid robot, robot, surrealism
Time: 1960s, 60s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.4
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Star Blazers (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, alien encounter, space travel, radiation, fight back, battles, siege, evil empire, survival, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 8.3
 32K
Final Space (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An astronaut named Gary and his planet-destroying sidekick Mooncake embark on serialized journeys through space in order to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the last point in the universe, if it actually does exist.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, futuristic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, spacecraft, alien, outer space, friendship, heroes, astronaut, team, space exploration, good versus evil, love and romance, robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.0
 184
Gigantor (1964)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Gigantor is an American adaptation of the anime version of Tetsujin 28-go, a manga by Mitsuteru Yokoyama released in 1956. It debuted on U.S. television in 1964. As with Speed Racer, the characters' original names were altered and the original ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Project ARMS (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: ARMS is an manga series that is heavily influenced by Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The series is created by Kyoichi Nanatsuki and Ryoji Minagawa. In 1999, the manga received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen. The manga was adapted as ...
Style: psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
They Were Eleven (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of students from the Cosmo Academy are about to take their final exam: surviving for over fifty days in a derelict ship. But when they arrive, they discover that instead of ten students, there are eleven. One of them doesn't belong ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, academy, telepathy, exam, alien, impostor, cyborgs, space travel, survival, culture clash, mission gone awry, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam is a television anime, part of the Gundam series and a sequel to the original Mobile Suit Gundam. The show was created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, with character designs by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, while the series' ...
Style: mecha
Plot: spy, soldier, moon, robot, space battle, astronaut, planet earth, young soldier, poison gas, space colony, outer space, giant robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Queen Millennia (1982)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the year 1999, astronomer Professor Amamori has discovered a tenth planet within the solar system. Unfortunately, he also discovers that it is set to collide with the Earth on 9 September 1999, at 9:09:09 AM. Professor Amamori makes preparations ...
Plot: outer space, princess, end of the world, universe, save the world, alien planet, spacecraft, world
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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 ⇓
46%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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, saga, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, betrayal, battles, heroes, dishonesty, space and aliens, adventure, rivalry, military, misfit, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.2
 171
Voltes V (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Chōdenji Machine Voltes V (超電磁マシーン ボルテスV Chōdenji Mashīn Borutesu Faibu?, Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes Five) more popularly known as Voltes V, is a Japanese anime television series that was first aired on TV Asahi ...
Style: mecha
Plot: robot, rival, alien invasion, giant robot, giant robots, rivals
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 1K
X (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kamui Shirou and Fuuma Monou have been best friends ever since they were kids. Fate, however, separates them when Fuuma's mother died under a mysterious circumstances. Fast forward, 6 years later, a 16 year old Kamui has now returned to Tokyo ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, futuristic, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: chosen one, angel, childhood sweetheart, heroic mission, adventure, save the world, rivalry, heroes, supernatural, destiny, battles, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blue Submarine No. 6 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The once famous and well respected scientist Zorndyke has bred a new genre of living being, one that thrives on the oceans and lives to destroy humans. Zorndyke believes it is time that the humans were relieved of their rule of the earth. It is up ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, evil alien, save the world, rivalry, danger, adventure, heroes, escapades, society, ocean or sea, battles, ocean ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Battle of the Planets (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Battle of the Planets cast five young people as G-Force, consisting of Mark, Jason, Princess, Keyop, and Tiny. G-Force protects Earth from planet Spectra and other attacks from beyond space. The most prominent field commander of the Spectra forces ...
Style: stylized, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, outer space, escapades, space and aliens, youth, androids and robots, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, rescue, heroes, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Galaxy Express 999 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, rivalry, imaginary, young heroes, train, adventure, space and aliens, train ride, heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Patlabor: The TV Series is an anime television series, created by Headgear, animated by Sunrise, and based on the Patlabor anime franchise. With success of the first movie, Patlabor became one of the first OVAs to be ported to TV. Originally ...
Style: futuristic, mecha, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Plot: urban, martial arts, robot, androids and robots, crimes, imaginary, law enforcement, fighting crime, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), swat team, super vehicle ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: serious, exciting, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, youth, rivalry, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, high school life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
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Fantastic Four (1978)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Fantastic Four is the second animated series based on Marvel's comic book series Fantastic Four. It aired on NBC from September 9 to December 16, 1978.
Plot: superhero, robot, flying, superhero team, supernatural power, marvel entertainment, superheroine, spacecraft, superhuman powers, pyrokinesis, telekinesis, creature ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%