Movies and TV shows like Banner of the Stars

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Banner of the Stars (2000)
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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: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, space travel, battles, good versus evil, heroic mission, heroes, benign alien, evil empire, distant planet, space opera, space and aliens, military, betrayal, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, evil alien, space war
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Banner of the Stars

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and futuristic films and TV series with plots about space and aliens, heroes, escapades, rivalry, battles, space wars and danger mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Banner of the Stars: Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Space Battleship Yamato (1974), Star Blazers (1979), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, exciting, serious, saga
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, battles, betrayal, fall in love, heroic mission, friendship, fish out of water, spacecraft, distant planet, evil empire, friends ...
Time: future
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95%
Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Style: stylized, captivating, exciting, serious, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, evil alien, space opera, adventure, heroes, battles, distant planet, evil empire, spacecraft, betrayal ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest Is the Sea of Stars (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For the past 150 years, humanity’s two greatest nations have been deadlocked in a meaningless war. In what is hoped to be a miraculous victory, the Alliance embarks on a battle to break through the Empire’s frontline. Like many other ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, clever, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, ambition, rise to the top, spacecraft, battles, political intrigue, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, rivalry, state affairs ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fight back, spacecraft, battles, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, save the world, space wars, outer space, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, imaginary, evil alien, danger, space and aliens, survival ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, battles, fight back, evil empire, siege, radiation, survival, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: mecha, exciting, futuristic, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, danger, heroes, space wars, rivalry, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: exciting, serious, 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 ⇓
44%
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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, imaginary, adventure, a.i., political unrest, terrorism, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, semi serious, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, adventure, imaginary, anti heroes, escapades, save the world, danger, hotshot hero, spacecraft, heroic mission ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mass Effect: Paragon Lost (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An untold chapter in the Mass Effect saga, following the early career of Alliance Marine, James Vega, as he leads a squad of elite special forces into battle against a mysterious alien threat known as The Collectors. Stationed at a colony in a ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, battles, good versus evil, alien, space opera, leadership, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, military, danger, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: space wars, adventure, battle of the sexes, heroic mission, pirate, space travel, imaginary, danger, rivalry, future dystopia, escapades, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, rivalry, a.i., danger, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ 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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: heroes, escapades, government agency, androids and robots, danger, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, evil alien, strong female presence, rivalry, tough heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: evil alien, space travel, supernatural, adventure, destiny, battles, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, haunted by the past, alien encounter ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, rivalry, a.i., mad scientist, heroic mission, adventure, battles, escapades, chaos, future dystopia, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, entertaining, captivating ...
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 ⇓
35%
Thru the Moebius Strip (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the not-too-distant future, a young boy travels to an alien world to find his father and learn of his destiny.
Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, space wars, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, imaginary, benign alien, time travel, estrangement, wizards and magicians, space and aliens, daring rescue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, collision, androids and robots, space and aliens, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, emotional, twists and turns, touching, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, space and aliens, fall in love, heroic mission, danger, supernatural, friendship, rivalry, battles, teenage love ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Last Blitz of Zeon (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0083 - Three years after the end of the catastrophic One Year War, peace on Earth and the colonies is shattered by the presence of the Delaz Fleet, a rogue Zeon military group loyal to the ideals of the late dictator Gihren Zabi. Delaz ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, serious, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, chaos, survival, spacecraft, androids and robots, danger, superhero, adventure, rivalry, imaginary, heroic mission, evil alien ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Legion of Super Heroes (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The series centers on a young Superman's adventures in the 31st century, fighting alongside a group of futuristic superheroes known as the Legion of Super-Heroes. The series drew on the rich history of the Legion of Super-Heroes, taking ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhero team, teenager, secret identity, heroic mission, danger, good versus evil, superhuman powers, undercover, rivalry, battles, escapades ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, fable
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, master villain, heroes, danger, escapades, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, rescue, danger, rivalry, escapades, teenage life, officers and cadets, getting home ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, futuristic, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, rivalry, destiny, heroic mission, vengeance, alien encounter, battles, nagging and grouching, chaos, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
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, distant planet, insubordination, space station, political unrest, wartime life, uninhibited rivalry, spacecraft ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock and his fearless crew face off against the space invaders who seek to conquer the planet Earth.
Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, spacecraft, pirate, adventure, space wars, battles, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, hopes, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Zoids: Chaotic Century, simply titled Zoids in Japan, is the first of four anime series based on the Zoids range of mecha model kits produced by TOMY. It is loosely adapted from the manga series Kiiju Shinseiki Zoido, which was created by Michiro ...
Style: stylized, serious, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, danger, youth, rescue, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Miniskirt Space Pirates is a Japanese light novel series written by Yūichi Sasamoto and published by Asahi Shimbun Shuppan since October 2008. An anime television series adaptation produced by Satelight, under the title Bodacious Space Pirates ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: adventure, space travel, pirate, danger, escapades, youth, spacecraft, life turned upside down, space wars, outer space, fish out of water, social relations ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, adventure, escapades, danger, evil alien, battles ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%