Movies and TV shows like Crest of the Stars

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Crest of the Stars (1999)
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Crest of the Stars (1999)
Original name: 星界の紋章
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 future he never dreamed of. Or wanted. Now, Jinto is entering the next phase of his training, and he is about to meet his first Abh, the lovely Lafiel. But Jinto is about to learn that she is more than she appears to be. And together they will have to fight for their very lives.
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, battles, betrayal, adventure, space and aliens, friendship, military, heroes, spacecraft, friends, misfit, love and romance, good versus evil, fall in love, heroic mission, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, fish out of water, culture clash, surrender, evil empire, distant planet, evil alien ...
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Crest of the Stars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, serious, exciting and futuristic films and TV series with plots about heroes, escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, danger, rivalry and outer space mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Crest of the Stars: Star Blazers (1979), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988), Galaxy Express 999 (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, battles, heroic mission, good versus evil, distant planet, evil empire, heroes, benign alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, saga, stylized
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space wars, space travel, evil empire, battles, distant planet, spacecraft, escape, heroic mission, gender bending, prison, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.3
 1K
Star Blazers (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, escapades, heroes, siege, battles, fight back, evil empire, radiation, imaginary, space and aliens ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, fight back, spacecraft, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, against the rules, heroes, save the world, danger ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space station, chaos, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, heroic mission, space wars, future dystopia, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: For decades, the Galactic Empire has been locked in an interstellar war with the Free Planets Alliance, a conflict that involves thousands of spaceships and millions of soldiers on both sides. Two new commanders enter the conflict with great hopes: ...
Style: epic, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: political intrigue, ambition, space wars, outer space, space opera, space station, militant, spacecraft, democrat, insubordination, superior officer, distant planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: bleak, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: space travel, outer space, adventure, androids and robots, train ride, train, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, danger ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Galaxy Railways is a 26 episode science fiction anime series about flying trains set in the far reaches of space. It is licensed by Funimation Production Ltd. and produced by Leiji Matsumoto. It debuted on American TV in a syndicated FUNimation ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: adventure, supernatural, space travel, battles, destiny, supernatural ability, escapades, danger, rivalry, asteroids and comets, evil alien, androids and robots ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, save the world, outer space, space wars, alien encounter, space travel, survival, heroic mission, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Quill is Star-Lord, the brash adventurer who, to save the universe from its greatest threats, joins forces with a quartet of disparate misfits — fan-favorite Rocket Raccoon, a tree-like humanoid named Groot, the enigmatic, expert fighter ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, adventure, escapades, save the world, anti heroes, imaginary, hotshot hero, good versus evil, spacecraft, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, stylized, humorous, mecha
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space wars, adventure, battle of the sexes, heroic mission, pirate, space travel, rivalry, danger, battles, future dystopia, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
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, exciting, mecha, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, danger, heroes, outer space, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 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, futuristic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroic mission, vengeance, destiny, alien encounter, chaos, nagging and grouching, battles, heroes ...
Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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: mecha, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, terrorism, battles, child, friendship, survival, settlement, androids and robots, space and aliens, society, rivalry, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 103
Aquarion Evol (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The protagonists live on a planet called Vega, while most of the antagonists originate from its "sister planet", Altair. The main character, Amata Sora, a young man that has kept his ability to fly a secret since youth, meets a girl named ...
Style: captivating, twists and turns, emotional, touching, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, save the world, battles, fall in love, danger, rivalry, friendship, space and aliens, supernatural, heroic mission, teenage love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, heroes, master villain, escapades, danger, chaos ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: semi serious, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, outer space, save the world, youth, space and aliens, danger, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, bleak, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, space wars, rivalry, danger, imaginary, society, superhero, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: battles, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, good versus evil, space and aliens, space station, uninhibited rivalry, danger, political unrest, space wars, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 920
Noein (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Noein: To Your Other Self, also known simply as Noein, is a science fiction anime television series directed by Kazuki Akane and Kenji Yasuda and produced by Satelight. The series has 24 episodes which comprise a complete storyline. The English ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, captivating
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the world, danger, time travel, escapades, imaginary, heroes, dragon, artifact, rivalry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Stargate: Infinity (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stargate Infinity is an American animated science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise, but is not considered official Stargate canon. The show was created by Eric Lewald and Michael Maliani, as a ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, rescue, evil alien, space and aliens, danger, teenage life, officers and cadets, getting home ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 3K
Eureka Seven (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka seveN, is a Japanese mecha anime TV series by Bones. Eureka Seven tells the story of Renton Thurston and the outlaw group Gekkostate, his relationship with the enigmatic mecha pilot Eureka, ...
Style: stylized, serious, mecha, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, save the world, corruption, teenage life, rescue, rivalry, danger, future dystopia, commander ...
Time: future
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, rough, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, androids and robots, space wars, theft, invasion, chaos, capture, pilot, space station, deadly weapon, nuclear ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, danger, man versus machine, rivalry, adventure, superhero, escapades, imaginary, master villain, fighting crime, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, danger, heroes, space and aliens, adventure, escapades, rivalry, imaginary, chaos, battles, robot, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetic engineering, chaos, space and aliens, space wars, battles, adventure, imaginary, a.i., political unrest, terrorism, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, space and aliens, androids and robots, imaginary, danger, government agency, escapades, adventure, evil alien, strong female presence, heroes, survival ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: mars, space wars, save the day, heroes, danger, silly humor, chaos, spacecraft, space travel, alien encounter, heroic mission, space and aliens ...
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, outer space, imaginary, adventure, danger, resentment, invasion, space station, battles, survival, rivalry, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, 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 ⇓
36%