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Parasite Dolls (2003)
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Original name: パラサイトドールズ
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 peace between the people and the plastic. Unfortunately, not all boomers are created perfect, and when boomers go bad, people die. The thin blue line that separates man from machine is about to meet its most horrifying test in Parasite Dolls.
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, stylized
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, mecha, man versus machine, apocalypse, future dystopia, parallel world, technology gone awry, danger, imaginary, chaos, ghost, chaos and mayhem, computers and web, righting the wronged, chases and races, life is a bitch, space and aliens, supernatural, escapades, heroes, rivalry, society, realism, violence ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, stylized, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about rivalry, imaginary, danger, androids and robots, heroes, chaos and society mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Parasite Dolls: Black Magic M-66 (1987), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Bubblegum Crisis (1987), Virus Buster Serge (1997), Ergo Proxy (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, futuristic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: soldier, murder, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, adventure, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
89%
Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: semi serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: cyberpunk, superhero, a.i., androids and robots, mecha, fighting crime, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, technology gone awry, crimes, danger ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
71%
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 8.0
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Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, apocalypse, androids and robots, man versus machine, future dystopia, society, investigation, infected, a.i., adventure, mystery, parallel world ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, cyberspace, neo noir, robot, cyberpunk, man versus machine, investigation, mind game, hacker, uncover truth, future dystopia ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, police, save the day, investigation, fighting the system, neo noir, mecha, a.i., master villain, fighting crime, adventure, man versus machine ...
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: 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 ⇓
58%
 5.5
 232
Appleseed XIII (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: a.i., androids and robots, partners against crime, fighting crime, save the world, terrorism, future dystopia, good versus evil, danger, deadly, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, terrorism, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 556
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: stylized, serious, exciting, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distant planet, a.i., androids and robots, good versus evil, adventure, man versus machine, save the world, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ultraviolet: Code 044 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: In 2140, rebels infected with Phage are fighting for independence from corporate government on a space-station-turned-metropolis. Genetically modified melancholic 19-year-old dying corporate female assassin will decide the outcome.
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: master warrior, soldier, superhuman powers, on the run, future dystopia, battles, chases and races, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, military ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 56
Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, moon, a.i., androids and robots, man versus machine, save the world, adventure, survival, alien encounter, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: futuristic, bleak, serious, exciting, stylized ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 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, a.i., androids and robots, virtual reality, benign alien, ghost, adventure, man versus machine, apocalypse, mystery, future dystopia ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010
⇓ 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: rough, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, battle zone, androids and robots, outer space, special agents, heroic mission, tough heroes, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 1K
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: atmospheric, serious, stylized
Plot: space wars, evil alien, a.i., androids and robots, mecha, military, benign alien, man versus machine, high school, save the world, survival, alien encounter ...
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 577
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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: futuristic, humorous, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, a.i., androids and robots, criminal's revenge, superhero, fighting crime, track down, crime, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, adventure, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, chaos, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 278
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, futuristic, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, government agency, master villain, man versus machine, save the world, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, technology gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: stylized, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: a.i., adventure, androids and robots, master villain, save the world, alien encounter, chaos and mayhem, experiment gone awry, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel, technology gone awry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 1K
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: a.i., androids and robots, vengeance, space wars, heroes, imaginary, adventure, rivalry, space and aliens, hotshot hero, alien encounter, destiny ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, daring rescue, man versus machine, adventure, manhunt, save the world, future dystopia, technology gone awry, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, robot, ghost, mars, a.i., androids and robots, master villain, fighting crime, save the world, adventure, terrorism ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 2K
The Big O (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Big O is a Japanese animated television series created by director Kazuyoshi Katayama and writer Chiaki J. Konaka for Sunrise. The writing staff was assembled by the series' head writer, Chiaki J. Konaka who is known for his work in the ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, urban, androids and robots, man versus machine, mecha, rescue, save the day, future dystopia, memory loss, danger, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: androids and robots, adventure, outer space, evil alien, survival, space wars, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, government agency ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
WXIII: Patlabor the Movie 3 (2002)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the year 2000 (between the events of Patlabor and Patlabor 2), when the level of Labor accidents begin to escalate around Tokyo Bay, police detectives Kusumi and Hata are assigned to investigate. What they discover leads to a series of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, robot, genetic engineering, gory, a.i., neo noir, androids and robots, mecha, ghost, fighting crime, investigation, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Dr. Gero's Androids #13, #14, and #15 are awakened by the laboratory computers and immediately head to the mall where Goku is shopping. After Goku, Trunks, and Vegita defeat #14 and #15, #13 absorbs their inner computers and becomes a super ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: martial arts, androids and robots, master villain, adventure, master warrior, superhuman powers, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, save the world, apocalypse, imaginary kingdom, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
46%
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