Movies and TV shows like Banner of the Stars II

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Banner of the Stars II (2001)
 7.7
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Banner of the Stars II (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space opera, outer space, space travel, adventure, heroes, military, escape, spacecraft, betrayal, battles, escapades, good versus evil, evil empire, benign alien, heroic mission, distant planet, evil alien, prison, rivalry, confined, dishonesty, space wars, space and aliens, gender bending, space war
Time: future

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Most similar movies to Banner of the Stars II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about heroes, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure, danger and space wars mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Banner of the Stars II: Star Blazers (1979), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Space Battleship Yamato (1974), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Star Wars Rebels (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Banner of the Stars (2000)
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: captivating, serious, exciting, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, adventure, battles, heroic mission, good versus evil, distant planet, evil empire, heroes, benign alien, space wars, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, battles, betrayal, military, surrender, friends, evil empire, spacecraft, distant planet, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, superhero, spacecraft, space wars, heroes, escapades, save the world, race against time, space and aliens, evil alien, survival, siege ...
Time: 22nd century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
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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: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space wars, escapades, superhero, save the world, adventure, spacecraft, hotshot hero, good versus evil, heroic mission, superhero team ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
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, outer space, space travel, space and aliens, evil alien, heroes, escapades, military, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, good versus evil, space opera, space travel, female humanoid alien, warrior, battles, space wars, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, mecha, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, outer space, heroes, spacecraft, superhero, evil alien, chaos, adventure, space and aliens, heroic mission, space station, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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
Audience: kids
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 ⇓
30%
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, evil alien, battles, destiny, escapades, supernatural ability, outer space, haunted by the past, alien encounter, asteroids and comets ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Stargate Infinity (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, space travel, teenage life, rivalry, rescue, space and aliens, escapades, evil alien, officers and cadets, getting home, youth ...
Time: future, near future, 2030s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Ocean EX (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Saga continues with the Emmy-winning "Star Wars: Clone Wars." This animated micro-series, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, captures George Lucas' vision in a dynamic animated style that is a visual delight for all ages. "Star ...
Style: serious, saga, captivating, exciting, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
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Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: exciting, serious, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
Plot: space travel, space opera, outer space, train, heroes, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, space and aliens, androids and robots, adventure, train travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Country: Japan
TV show
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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 ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, mecha, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, exciting, captivating, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, fable
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, serious, futuristic ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Animation, Family, Sci-Fi
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: mecha, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Transformers: Armada (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Armada, known in Japan as Chō Robot Seimeitai Transformers: Micron Densetsu, is a Transformers animated series, comic series and toy line which ran from 2002–2003. It was originally scheduled for 2001, however was delayed until ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%