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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, prison, adventure, evil alien, military, heroes, spacecraft, confined, battles, betrayal, gender bending, good versus evil, heroic mission, benign alien, dishonesty, escapades, rivalry, escape, evil empire, distant planet, space and aliens, space opera, space war
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about escapades, heroes, space and aliens, outer space, rivalry, adventure 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), Star Wars Rebels (2014), Knights of Sidonia (2014). 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%
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, exciting, captivating, saga, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, betrayal, battles, misfit, good versus evil, military, escapades, rivalry, heroes, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 8.3
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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 ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
43%
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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, 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 ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
38%
Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, futuristic, serious, reboot
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, space wars, outer space, battles, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space opera, space battle, alien, master villain ...
Time: future
⇓ 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 ...
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 ⇓
36%
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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: 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 ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
29%
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
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Time: 22nd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
28%
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 ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Captain Simian & The Space Monkeys (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Animation, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Captain Simian & the Space Monkeys is an American animated television series. The show premiered on September 7, 1996 and ended after 26 episodes on June 21, 1997. It was produced by Hallmark Entertainment, Monkeyshine Productions.inc, and ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, not serious, exciting
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, danger, animal life, world domination, disorder, spacecraft, alien encounter, outer space, space travel, space wars, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Spider-Man Unlimited (1999)
Genre: Action, Family, Adventure, Animation, Thriller, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Spider-Man Unlimited was a short-lived American animated series featuring the Marvel comic book superhero Spider-Man. Unlimited premiered in 1999, but, although it had fair ratings, was overshadowed by Pokémon and the newly debuted Digimon, and was ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, imaginary, escapades, undercover, fighting crime, heroes, rescue, adventure, danger, superhuman powers, rivalry ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s ...
⇓ 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: saga, serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens
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Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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 ⇓
26%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles is a CGI animated television series, based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and the 1997 film adaptation. The film's director, Paul Verhoeven, served as executive producer. It follows the exploits of ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, boys' night, kids
Plot: space wars, computer animation, evil alien, alien encounter, imaginary, escapades, space and aliens, rivalry, heroes, chaos, battles, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 5 min.
TV show
Story: This series takes place during the three-year time period between the prequel films Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. The show depicted the actions of various characters in the Star Wars prequel trilogy, including Anakin Skywalker, ...
Style: saga, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space wars, good versus evil, space opera, space travel, alien civilization, outer space, rescue, spacecraft, creature, adventure, teacher student relationship, planet ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 3K
Silverhawks (1986)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Family, Adventure, Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: SilverHawks is an American animated television series developed by Rankin/Bass Productions and distributed by Lorimar-Telepictures in 1986. The animation was provided by Japanese studio Pacific Animation Corporation. In total, 65 episodes were made. ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, androids and robots, family, partners, heroes, adventure, escapades, law enforcement, crimes, chases and races, weapon system ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
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Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Genesis Climber MOSPEADA is an anime science fiction series created by Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma. The 25-episode television series ran from late 1983 to early 1984 in Japan. MOSPEADA stands for Military Operation Soldier Protection ...
Style: stylized, serious, exciting
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: alien invasion, giant robot, giant robots, technology gone awry, battles, righting the wronged, chaos, man versus machine, escapades, heroes, adventure, space wars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 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 ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
24%
Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Star Trek: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe following the events of Star Trek: The Original Series of the 1960s. The animated series was aired under the name Star Trek, but it has ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, teleportation, space travel, space opera, giant, spacecraft, space and aliens, heroes, danger, adventure, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future, 23rd century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Tripping the Rift (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. It is based on two short animations published on the Internet by Chris Moeller and Chuck Austen. The series was produced by CineGroupe in association with the Sci Fi Channel. It ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, adventure, alien encounter, space travel, disorder, politics, rivalry, danger, space and aliens, escapades, parody, satire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 ⇓
23%
Thunderbirds Are Go (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Remake of the hit 1960s television show. In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rescue, outer space, computer animation, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, danger, save the day, family relations, space travel, island, master villain ...
Time: future, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%