Movies and TV shows like Gigantor

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Gigantor (1964)
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Gigantor (1964)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Gigantor is an American adaptation of the anime version of Tetsujin 28-go, a manga by Mitsuteru Yokoyama released in 1956. It debuted on U.S. television in 1964. As with Speed Racer, the characters' original names were altered and the original series' violence was toned down for American viewers. The series "was resurrected, in color, as The New Adventures of Gigantor, by the Sci Fi Channel in 1993."
Plot: robot, alien, giant robots, giant robot

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, mecha, futuristic and captivating films and TV series with plots about robot, heroes, giant robots, fight, alien, battles and outer space mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Gigantor: Mazinger Z (1972), Astroboy (1963), Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993), Video Warrior Laserion (1984), Astroboy (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mazinger Z (1972)
Genre: Action, Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mazinger Z, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States, is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, ...
Style: mecha
Plot: giant robots, robot, scientist, super villain, friendship, fight, superhero, heroes, collaboration, evil scientist, female robot, invention ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
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95%
Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An adolescent with the ability to control a looming war-golem becomes entangled in the Experts of Justice's fight against the infamous group Big Fire.
Style: futuristic
Plot: giant robots, supernatural power, tragic event, tragedy, loss of father, super powers, martial arts, robot, violence
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93%
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Astroboy (1963)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: This show is about a robot boy who fights crime and other robots not mega man
Plot: surrealism, humanoid robot, child, robot, superhero, androids, heroes, sentient robot
Time: future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Based on the long-running manga by Hirohiko Araki, the first OVA series follows Josef Joestar and his 17-year-old grandson Jotaro as they attempt to finish the family blood feud against the immortal vampire Dio. Josef and Jotaro have gathered ...
Plot: martial arts, violence, fight, camp
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Video Warrior Laserion (1984)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Video Warrior Laserion is a Japanese anime series aired in 1984 to 1985. It was the first Japanese anime series to feature the idea of virtual reality. It is also referred to as Rezarion, Laserion, Video Senshi Laserion. It was broadcast in Latin ...
Style: mecha
Plot: robot, virtual reality, alien, giant robots, piloted giant robot
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Astroboy (1980)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In 2030 AD, after being abandoned by his creator, a young boy robot is rescued by an Android Advocate, Dr Elefun, who adopts him as his own and guides him in the use of his special powers to aid and protect mankind and robot-kind.
Plot: superhero, robot, children, boy
Time: 80s, future
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81%
 8.2
 203
Voltes V (1977)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Chōdenji Machine Voltes V (超電磁マシーン ボルテスV Chōdenji Mashīn Borutesu Faibu?, Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes Five) more popularly known as Voltes V, is a Japanese anime television series that was first aired on TV Asahi ...
Style: mecha
Plot: robot, alien invasion, rivals, giant robots
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Five Star Stories (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: "The Five Star Stories" is a well created Japanese anime film.Among the 5 star systems known as the Joker Systems, there are many kingdoms. There are knights within the kingdoms and these knights who control giant robots, Mortar Heads, are ...
Plot: robot, space opera, androgyny, knight, royalty, androids, giant robots
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Dragon Ball GT (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Ten years have passed since Goku left his friends and family to hone his skills. But Goku soon finds himself helpless against the mystical power of the Dragon Balls and an accidental wish made by the devious Emperor Pilaf. His desire; that Goku once ...
Plot: space travel, martial arts, super strength, outer space, fight, end of the world, alien, magic, supernatural power, super villain, travel, kindness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Macross 7 (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Macross 7 is an anime television series. It is a sequel to the show The Super Dimension Fortress Macross that takes place many years after the events of the first series following a cast of mostly new characters. The show ran from October 16, 1994 ...
Plot: space wars, giant robots, alien, teenager, transforming robot, robot, piloted giant robot, young soldier, outer space, young
Time: 21st century, 2040s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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X-Bomber (1980)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: X Bomber is a marionette tokusatsu TV series. It was created by manga master Go Nagai, and produced by Cosmo Productions and Jin Productions. The show aired on Fuji TV from October 4, 1980 to March 28, 1981, with a total of 26 episodes, and was ...
Plot: demon, psychic power, robot, emperor, puppet, outer space, giant robots, puppet show
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Super Robot Wars: Original Generation - Divine Wars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Robot bugs suddenly attack Tokyo and robot gamer Ryusei is given a real, mechanical robot trooper to see whether he is a qualified fighter in a war which he has just now become a part of. Amazingly the controls to the personal trooper are just as in ...
Style: mecha, futuristic
Plot: showdown, space and aliens, piloted giant robot, giant robots, space wars, hi-tech, evil alien, alien technology, alien contact, against humanity, humanity, robot as menace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: WildC.A.T.s is a half-hour animated television series based on the comics series of the same name. WildC.A.T.s is about the universal war between two prehistoric alien races. One of the races is the heroic Kherubim while the other is the evil ...
Plot: alien, giant, midget, masked hero, heroine, katana, extraterrestrial, heroes, superhero, spacecraft, super strength, supernatural power ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: mecha, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space and aliens, space travel, heroes, escapades, outer space, rivalry, military, evil alien, space wars ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Flying House (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, History, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Corky, Angey, and Justin are playing hide and seek in the woods when a sudden storm appears and they come upon a house in the woods. They go inside and meet Professor Bumble and his Solar Ion Robot, SIR. They discover the house is a flying time ...
Style: exciting, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, youth, adventure, young heroes, society, hopes, family, escapades, technology gone awry, ancient history, religions or cults, bible ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Heroman (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: One day Joey rescues and fixes a broken toy robot and lets it be on his room. In a stormy evening, the toy is hit by a thunder which gave it life and a reason to be, to fight for him in the dangerous ordeals that shall come.
Style: light, captivating, mecha, entertaining, 2d animation
Plot: fight, alien, superhero, robot human relationship, team, super strength, heroes, transforming robot, battles, superhero team, adventure, robot ...
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62%
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Hyper Police (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hyper Police is the name of a manga and anime series created by Minoru Tachikawa under the pseudonym MEE. It is a comic science fiction, set in a period in the far future, in which humanity is almost extinct and most of the population are monsters. ...
Style: futuristic
Plot: police, bounty hunter
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61%
Pacific Rim: The Black (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Two siblings - an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister - are forced to pilot an abandoned Jaeger across a hostile landscape in a desperate attempt to find their missing parents.
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, mecha
Plot: robot, giant monster, battles, giant, giant robots, monster, struggle for survival, brother sister relationship, boy, teamwork, adventure, piloted giant robot ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Rayearth (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hikaru, Umi and Fuu, three junior high schoolers, are magically transported to the mystical land of Cephiro, where they become Magic Knights in the service of Princess Emeraude in this fantasy-filled anime feature. Under the spell of an evil high ...
Plot: violence, redhead, female protagonist, eyeglasses, blue hair
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Parallel Dual! Trouble Adventure (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure is a fourteen episode series created in 1999 by Masaki Kajishima and produced by AIC, both well known for the Tenchi Muyo! franchise. It is licensed in the US by Pioneer LDC, later known as Geneon. In addition to the ...
Plot: robot, teenager, piloted giant robot, giant robots, alternate reality
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pilot Candidate (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The planet Zion is mankind's last hope for survival. But the legions of Victim are intent on destroying humanity! Five humanoid fighting weapons called Ingrids are capable of stopping the onslaught, but only the best pilots are chosen to become ...
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: goddess, robot, spacecraft, piloted giant robot, giant robots, teamwork, good versus evil, struggle for survival, space battle, save the world, space wars, fight ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dominion Tank Police (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: Leona Ozaki joins Newport City's infamous Tank Police division. With aid of Al and her newly built mini-tank, Bonaparte, she wages war on Buaku and his cohorts, the Puma Sisters.
Style: mecha, cult film
Plot: police, tank, sister, cat, surrealism, fictional war, police brutality, distopia, cyberpunk, sisters, girls with guns
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Space Pirate Captain Harlock is a manga series written and illustrated by Leiji Matsumoto, serialized Akita Shoten's Play Comic from 1977 to 1979. The series was adapted into an animated television series in 1978 directed by Rintaro and ...
Style: 2d animation
Plot: heroes, space travel, space opera, fight, space battle, crew, friendship, resistance, space pirate, freedom, space wars, violence ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: After defeating Frieza, Goku returns to Earth and goes on a camping trip with Gohan and Krillin. Everything is normal until Cooler - Frieza's brother - sends three henchmen after Goku. A long fight ensues between our heroes and Cooler, in which ...
Plot: martial arts, alien, good versus evil, violence, heroes, evil man, bird, attack, planet, fight, supernatural power, kung fu ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Speed Racer (1967)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Teenager Speed Racer aspires to be the world's best race-car champion with the help of his friends, family and his father's high-tech race-car, the Mach 5.
Style: exciting, humorous, stylized, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, adventure, young heroes, hotshot hero, rivalry, save the day, espionage, heroic mission, teenage life, family, pets, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Blue Submarine No. 6 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The once famous and well respected scientist Zorndyke has bred a new genre of living being, one that thrives on the oceans and lives to destroy humans. Zorndyke believes it is time that the humans were relieved of their rule of the earth. It is up ...
Style: serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, evil alien, ocean, rivalry, adventure, save the world, escapades, heroes, society, future dystopia, alien encounter, heroic mission ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Transformers: Galaxy Force (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Japanese reboot show that was abridged and reedited to become Transformers: Cybertron in the US. A black hole threatens Cybertron, so evacuation begins. Autobots and Decepticons end up on the present day Earth and battle again.
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, 2d animation
Plot: transforming robot, friendship, giant robots, outer space, robot vs. robot, robot as menace, evil robot, robot, transformation, good versus evil, alien, talking robot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: save the world, spacecraft, space wars, outer space, survival, heroes, evil alien, space and aliens, escapades, siege, evil empire, battles ...
Time: future, 22nd century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: On their dying planet, the Autobots and Decepticons battle fiercely for control of the AllSpark in the Transformers universe's origin story.
Style: stylized, semi serious, futuristic, heroic, captivating ...
Plot: transforming robot, space battle, giant robots, human versus alien, robot, space and aliens, sentient robot, transformation, car, battles, fight, talking robot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Harlock Saga (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Legend tells of the Rheingold, an all-powerful metal used by the gods of Valhalla during the forging of the universe. Legend says that he who wields the Rheingold wields ultimate power over all things; yea, even over the gods themselves. The ...
Plot: pirate, outer space, alien, spacecraft, one against many, fight, crew, alien invasion, heroes, space battle, violence, space travel ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%