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Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
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Vandread: The Second Stage (2000)
Original name: Vandread
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: exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious, mecha
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space wars, adventure, battle of the sexes, heroic mission, pirate, space travel, battles, danger, imaginary, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, androids and robots, space and aliens, heroes, factory, master villain, spacecraft, outer space, space battle, surrealism, space war

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, semi serious and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, escapades, heroes, danger, adventure, imaginary and space and aliens mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Vandread: The Second Stage: Martian Successor Nadesico (1996), Burst Angel (2004), Angelic Layer (2001), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), 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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: mars, space wars, androids and robots, silly humor, chaos, space travel, rivalry, danger, spacecraft, alien encounter, evil alien, space and aliens ...
Time: 22nd century
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100%
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, 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 ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, outer space, adventure, save the world, escapades, anti heroes, imaginary, danger, spacecraft, heroic mission, hotshot hero ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 617
Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, adventure, imaginary, heroic mission, escapades, danger, fighting crime, heroes, crimes, chases and races, anti heroes ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 282
Angelic Layer (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: 12-year-old Misaki Suzuhara has just gotten involved in Angelic Layer, a battling game using electronic dolls called angels. Even as a newbie, Misaki shows advanced skills as she meets new friends and enters Angelic Layer tournaments to fight the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, impossible love, save the world, supernatural ability, adventure, contests and competitions, man versus machine, rivalry, inventions and discoveries, danger, battles ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, heroic mission, space and aliens, adventure, space station, chaos, superhero, space wars, heroes, future dystopia ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, captivating, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, rivalry, adventure, heroic mission, crimes, escapades, future dystopia, society, gang, race against time, danger, heist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 70
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, against the odds, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, battles, rivalry, danger, man versus machine, military life ...
Time: 1920s, 30s, 1930s, 20s
Place: japan, new york, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space wars, androids and robots, master villain, heroes, rivalry, space travel, space station, chaos, man versus machine, imaginary, adventure, lone wolves ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, space wars, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, chaos, heroes, escapades, master villain, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: mecha, futuristic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: outer space, space wars, androids and robots, destiny, nagging and grouching, battles, alien encounter, danger, rivalry, vengeance, chaos, heroic mission ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: In this sequel to Full Metal Panic! Fumoffu?!, Mithril becomes aware of a secret organization that has technology able to counter the ECS (Electronic Cloaking System) mode. This organization, known as Amalgam, also has "Black ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroic mission, chaos, teenage life, adventure, imaginary, heroes, danger, rivalry, escapades, secret movement, young people, military life ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 434
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: exciting, mecha, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, good versus evil, save the day, battles, rivalry, danger, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, space wars ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Genesis Climber Mospeada (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: boys' night, kids
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is an American animated science fiction/adventure/comedy series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. The series originally aired on UPN and ABC from October 2000 to January 2001 as part of Disney's One ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transformers: Armada (2002)
Genre: Action, Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, battles, space wars, heroic mission, adventure, master villain, escapades, save the world, danger, space and aliens, transforming robot ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Galaxy Railways (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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: serious, stylized, exciting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Tripping the Rift (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space wars, adventure, politics, disorder, alien encounter, danger, rivalry, space travel, escapades, space and aliens, parody, computer animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Transformers (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, space travel, save the world, good versus evil, alien encounter, danger, chaos, leadership, heroic mission, future dystopia, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, future, 21st century, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Transformers: Energon (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Transformers: Energon, known in Japan as Transformer: Superlink, is the 2004–2005 Transformers toyline, animated series and comic book series, another co-production between Hasbro and Takara and a direct sequel to Transformers: Armada. It is also ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, a.i., heroes, imaginary, battles, danger, rivalry, chaos, escapades, space wars, transforming robot, good versus evil ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
Plot: androids and robots, genetic engineering, space and aliens, chaos, space wars, adventure, imaginary, a.i., battles, heroes, political unrest, terrorism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: futuristic, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, androids and robots, man versus machine, chaos and mayhem, master villain, musician's life, imaginary, a.i., heroes, escapades, space and aliens, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bodacious Space Pirates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Miniskirt Space Pirates is a Japanese light novel series written by Yūichi Sasamoto and published by Asahi Shimbun Shuppan since October 2008. An anime television series adaptation produced by Satelight, under the title Bodacious Space Pirates ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, sincere, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, space travel, pirate, outer space, spacecraft, space wars, escapades, life turned upside down, danger, youth, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Spaceballs: The Animated Series (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Spaceballs: The Animated Series, also known as Spaceballs: The Series, is an animated television series that premiered in 2008 on G4 and Canada's Super Channel, and is loosely based on the parody science fiction film Spaceballs. Similarly to ...
Style: talky, not serious, feel good, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, space wars, heroic mission, master villain, androids and robots, heroes, imaginary, goofy hero, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: captivating, serious, exciting, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, adventure, battles, good versus evil, heroic mission, distant planet, benign alien, heroes, evil empire ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bakugan Battle Brawlers (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, South Korea, Japan
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bakugan Battle Brawlers is a Japanese action adventure anime television series produced by TMS Entertainment and Japan Vistec under the direction of Mitsuo Hashimoto. The story centers on the lives of creatures called Bakugan and the battle brawlers ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, youth, young heroes, imaginary, good versus evil, battles, friends, heroes, friendship, rivalry, escapades, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, bleak, mecha
Plot: future dystopia, space travel, destiny, society, man versus machine, alien encounter, spacecraft, chaos, time travel, unstoppable, battles, uncontrollable ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.5
 3K
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, stylized, suspenseful, mecha
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: spacecraft, imaginary, giant, danger, androids and robots, adventure, escapades, battles, chaos, soldier, rivalry, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team is an original video animation anime series in the Gundam franchise. Released from January 25, 1996, to April 25, 1999, the 12-episode series details the exploits of an Earth Federation ground unit during the One ...
Style: futuristic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant, space wars, androids and robots, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, special agents, adventure, future dystopia, escapades, imaginary, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: space wars, outer space, spacecraft, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, adventure, androids and robots, survival, superhero, future dystopia, heroes, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: futuristic, exciting, mecha, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, space and aliens, androids and robots, spacecraft, space travel, escapades, heroes, danger, outer space, rivalry, space wars, military ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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