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Banner of the Stars II (2001)
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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: outer space, space travel, space wars, evil alien, space opera, adventure, military, heroes, spacecraft, battles, betrayal, good versus evil, heroic mission, benign alien, escapades, escape, evil empire, distant planet, prison, confined, dishonesty, rivalry, space and aliens, gender bending, space war
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, serious, stylized and captivating films and TV series with plots about escapades, heroes, space and aliens, rivalry, adventure, outer space and danger mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Banner of the Stars II: Star Blazers (1979), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Star Wars Rebels (2014), Space Battleship Yamato (1974). 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: spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, space travel, good versus evil, battles, heroic mission, benign alien, heroes, distant planet, evil empire ...
Time: future
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Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ 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: pre-teens, teens
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Time: future
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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: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
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 ⇓
37%
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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: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, survival, alien encounter, heroic mission, space travel, fight back, radiation, evil empire, heroes ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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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 ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: exciting, stylized, serious
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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Time: future
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TV show
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23%
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TV show
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Style: captivating, exciting, serious, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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