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)
Original name: Seikai no senki
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, 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, evil empire, benign alien, distant planet, space opera, space and aliens, military, betrayal, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, 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 heroes, space and aliens, escapades, battles, rivalry, danger and space wars mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Banner of the Stars: The Galaxy Railways (2003), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Space Battleship Yamato (1974), Star Blazers (1979), Aquarion Evol (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, 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: saga, exciting, captivating, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, military, battles, betrayal, surrender, friends, evil empire, spacecraft, distant planet, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: future
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95%
Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Style: exciting, captivating, serious, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, space wars, space opera, evil empire, distant planet, battles, spacecraft, heroic mission, escapades, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: future
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87%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest Is the Sea of Stars (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
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: exciting, serious, clever, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, spacecraft, battles, political unrest, political intrigue, rebelliousness, uninhibited rivalry, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, rebellion ...
Time: future, distant future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stylized, serious, exciting
Plot: space travel, supernatural, adventure, battles, destiny, escapades, supernatural ability, evil alien, haunted by the past, alien encounter, asteroids and comets, parents and children ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: against the rules, space and aliens, save the world, escapades, heroes, evil alien, spacecraft, battles, evil empire, outer space, space travel, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, save the world, space wars, outer space, siege, evil empire, battles, radiation, survival, heroes, evil alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: captivating, exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, escapades, save the world, race against time, space and aliens, evil alien, survival, siege, radiation ...
Time: future, 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, touching, emotional, twists and turns, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, rivalry, heroic mission, battles, friendship, teenage love, space and aliens, fall in love, supernatural, androids and robots ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
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, outer space, spacecraft, heroes, chaos, adventure, space and aliens, superhero, heroic mission, space station, space wars, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Star Ocean EX (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Based off the video game Star Ocean: the Second Story, Claude was exploring ancient ruins on a unexplored planet when they activate, sending Claude flying through space to the underdeveloped planet Expel. He meets Rena, a girl with healing powers, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, heroic mission, supernatural, save the day, intergalactic, escapades, space travel, mysterious place, heroes, benign alien, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Martian Successor Nadesico (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, 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: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: mars, space wars, chaos, spacecraft, space travel, heroic mission, alien encounter, save the day, evil alien, escapades, rivalry, a.i. ...
Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, 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, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, heroes, escapades, outer space, rivalry, military, evil alien, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
UFO Robot Goldorak (1975)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: Golodorak The Movie
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, space and aliens, escapades, adventure, heroes, save the world, rivalry, battles, uninhibited rivalry, alien encounter, flying saucer ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, humorous, stylized, semi serious, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: heroic mission, battle of the sexes, adventure, space wars, pirate, space travel, future dystopia, battles, escapades, rivalry, space battle, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, battles, good versus evil, alien, space opera, rivalry, military, heroic mission, leadership, heroes, survival, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, time travel, heroes, artifact, knight, friends, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, escapades, adventure, save the world, spacecraft, hotshot hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero, disorder ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation II: Lovers (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087, as the civil war between the AEUG and the Titans continues, Kamille meets a mysterious girl named Four. But his encounter with Four, one of the Titans' "cyber-Newtypes," fills his heart with anguish. The ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, mecha ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, tragic love, heroic mission, good versus evil, rivalry, adventure, escapades, love and romance, heroes, collision, special agents, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Heroic Age (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: When the Golden Race invited other races to join them in the stars, three sentient races answered their call. The Goldens called them the Bronze, Silver and Heroic Tribes. Just before the Gold Tribe left to travel to another Universe, a fourth race ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, tense, mecha, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, save the world, heroic mission, heroes, space travel, rivalry, space wars, redemption, escapades, obsessive quest, legends and myths, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, battles, chess, rivalry, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, future dystopia, androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, superhero, survival ...
Time: future
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51%
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Macross Zero (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Taking place one year before the events of the original Macross series, Macross Zero chronicles the final days of the war between the U.N. Spacy and anti-U.N. factions. After being shot down by the anti-U.N.'s newest fighter plane, ace pilot ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, military, island, airplane, spacecraft, war, battles, heroes, a.i., escapades, space and aliens, alien technology ...
Time: year 2008
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50%
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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, exciting, futuristic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, outer space, androids and robots, heroes, escapades, a.i., adventure, rivalry, hotshot hero, space and aliens, battles, chaos ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Transformers - Cybertron (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Cybertron, known in Japan originally as Transformers: Galaxy Force, is the 2005-2007 Transformers toy line and animated series, another co-production between Hasbro and Takara. It was aired in Japan as a separate rebooted transformers ...
Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: androids and robots, leadership, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, adventure, rivalry, escapades, destiny, cyberspace, man versus machine, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation I: Heir to the Stars (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Universal Century 0087. The Titans, a bellicose faction among the Earth Federation Forces, grows powerful and tyrannical, even using poison gas to suppress a civil unrest. Dissident soldiers from the same military stand against them, forming a ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, exciting, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battles, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, adventure, good versus evil, space and aliens, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, battle zone, space wars, chaos ...
Time: future
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49%
Space Battleship Yamato (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 135 min.
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, suspenseful, stylized, emotional, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, outer space, space wars, spacecraft, hopes, galaxy, spirit, battleship, human spirit, future dystopia, heroic mission, space travel ...
Time: future, 22nd century, 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military, political intrigue, spacecraft, politics, ambition, outer space, space wars, space opera, democrat, space station, distant planet, militant ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: friendship, rivalry, young heroes, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, heroic mission, youth, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, distant planet ...
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48%
The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In humanity's distant future, two interstellar states—the monarchic Galactic Empire and the democratic Free Planets Alliance—are embroiled in a never-ending war. The story focuses on the exploits of rivals Reinhard von Müsel and Yang Wen ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, rebellion, uninhibited rivalry, space wars, rise to the top, spacecraft, leadership, ambition, outer space, rivalry, politics, political intrigue ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
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: futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, adventure, heroic mission, heroes, good versus evil, androids and robots, space wars, political unrest, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, space and aliens, space station ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, evil alien, rivalry, adventure, save the world, escapades, heroes, society, battles, future dystopia, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%