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Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
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Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
Original name: ヴァンドレッド
Genre: Action, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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 in the Vandread Taidouhen OVA in 2001, and the second in the Vandread Gekitouhen OVA, released in 2002. There is a Vandread Extra Stage Novel, that explains the events after Vandread: The Second Stage. Along with acquiring the two original series from Geneon, Funimation also licensed the two OVAs.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, pirate, adventure, space and aliens, heroes, space travel, battles, space wars, battle of the sexes, danger, factory, heroic mission, imaginary, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, master villain, spacecraft, outer space, space battle, mecha, surrealism, space war

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, exciting, serious and futuristic films and TV series with plots about escapades, heroes, space and aliens, imaginary, rivalry, danger and adventure mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Vandread: The Second Stage: Martian Successor Nadesico (1996), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981), Gunbuster (1988), Coyote Ragtime Show (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Martian Successor Nadesico (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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, exciting, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: space wars, imaginary, heroic mission, rivalry, spacecraft, space travel, danger, evil alien, alien encounter, mars, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 22nd century
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95%
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year Universal Century 0079, humans have colonized the area of space lying in between the Earth and the moon. However the ambitious Zabi family, rulers of the Duchy of Zeon (the grouping of colonies furthest from the earth) has sparked a war.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, space wars, space and aliens, rivalry, chaos, righting the wronged, battles, man versus machine, heroes, imaginary, escapades, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mecha, androids and robots, rivalry, alien encounter, danger, destiny, chaos, battles, nagging and grouching, vengeance, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Coyote Ragtime Show (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Coyote Ragtime Show is an anime series directed by Takuya Nonaka and produced by ufotable, which first aired in Japan on July 3, 2006. The storyline consists of the adventures of a group of space-faring fugitives in search of a treasure. ADV Films ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bishop, heist, rivalry, on the run, danger, race against time, pirate, space travel, society, partners, alien encounter, extinction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Robotech (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In the year 1999, an alien battle fortress crash lands on an island in the South Pacific. Over the next ten years, mankind repairs and refits this fortress, using the advanced "robotechnology" found aboard her to create fighter planes that ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: alien invasion, giant robot, survival, rivalry, military, soldier, imaginary, adventure, future dystopia, man versus machine, evil alien, mars ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 3K
Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, androids and robots, man versus machine, heroic mission, a.i., adventure, musician's life, imaginary, escapades, heroes, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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: exciting, serious, futuristic
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, superhero, good versus evil, danger, space travel, master villain, adventure, imaginary, save the world, androids and robots, unlikely partners, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: futuristic, rough, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: spacecraft, benign alien, imaginary, future dystopia, heroic mission, life is a bitch, a.i., technology gone awry, space and aliens, adventure, chases and races, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, semi serious ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Go Dannar (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Godannar is an anime series created and directed by Yasuchika Nagaoka. The first season aired in Japan from October 1 to December 24, 2003 on AT-X. A second season later aired from April 5 to June 29, 2004. Both seasons were licensed by ADV Films ...
Style: emotional, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)
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Country: USA
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Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, bleak, stylized, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: outer space, spacecraft, future dystopia, imaginary, heroes, androids and robots, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, space and aliens, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Banner of the Stars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: exciting, stylized, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, dishonesty, evil empire, rivalry, military, betrayal, good versus evil, distant planet, battles, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sakura Wars (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: At the beginning of 1900's, Sakura Shinguji received the mission of defending imperial capital Tokyo and came from Sendai to Tokyo. But, the post which she was assigned was the floral unit of the popular opera group at that time. She tries to ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, androids and robots, curses spells and rituals, battles, good versus evil, military, rivalry, soldier, basic training, man versus machine, against the odds, military life ...
Time: 30s, 20s, 1920s
Place: tokyo, france, japan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Voltron Force (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, space and aliens, officers and cadets, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, androids and robots, young heroes, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, space wars, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Spaceballs: The Animated Series (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: feel good, not serious, talky, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, outer space, escapades, imaginary, space wars, adventure, anti heroes, androids and robots, rivalry, heroes, heroic mission, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Gundam 0080: A War in the Pocket (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: In the final days of the One Year War, a Zeon special forces group infiltrates a colony to gather information on a new Gundam unit. Alfred Izuruha, a 10-year-old student, befriends Zeon rookie pilot Bernie Wiseman during a brief mobile suit combat. ...
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: terrorism, mecha, child, danger, space station, battles, chaos and mayhem, space wars, imaginary, escapades, chaos, superhero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
Style: futuristic, serious, stylized, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: heroic mission, against the rules, space and aliens, escapades, space wars, save the world, spacecraft, outer space, heroes, imaginary, fight back, battles ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is an anime television series, the 11th incarnation of Sunrise studio's long-running Gundam franchise comprising two seasons. The series is set on a futuristic Earth and is centered on the exploits of the fictional ...
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, outer space, space station, danger, imaginary, adventure, battles, resentment, invasion, survival, rivalry, trap ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: It is the year 0083 of the Universal Century. The rebellious Principality of Zeon has been defeated in the One Year War by the Earth Federation. However, a faction of Zeon remnants led by Aguille Delaz fled from the final battle, hiding themselves ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough, futuristic
Audience: teens
Plot: spacecraft, outer space, androids and robots, theft, deadly weapon, battle zone, battles, society, nuclear, rookie, chaos, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
UFO Robot Goldorak (1975)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Golodorak The Movie
Style: futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, save the world, battles, alien encounter, adventure, heroes, space and aliens ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, androids and robots, chaos, rivalry, save the world, danger, space travel, society, battles, good versus evil, space and aliens ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Crest of the Stars (1999)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
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, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, outer space, betrayal, battles, escapades, adventure, heroes, culture clash, friends, distant planet, dishonesty, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Transformers is the first animated television series in the Transformers franchise. The series depicts a war among giant robots that can transform into vehicles and other objects.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, save the world, alien encounter, good versus evil, leadership, danger, chaos, future dystopia, heroic mission, evil alien ...
Time: 80s, future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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