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Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
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Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
Original name: 機動警察パトレイバー
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Patlabor: The TV Series is an anime television series, created by Headgear, animated by Sunrise, and based on the Patlabor anime franchise. With success of the first movie, Patlabor became one of the first OVAs to be ported to TV. Originally planned for 24 episodes, the series was extended twice. First to 36 episodes, to cover the conflict with Schaft, and then to 47 episodes in order to conclude the series.
Style: futuristic, mecha, humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, urban, robot, androids and robots, swat team, crimes, graphic violence, farce, fighting crime, imaginary, law enforcement, escapades, super vehicle, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, giant robots, police officer, piloted giant robot, giant robot
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, stylized, futuristic and serious films and TV series with plots about imaginary, escapades, heroes, danger, androids and robots, rivalry and battles mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Patlabor: The Mobile Police: Go Dannar (2003), Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993), Burst Angel (2004), Patlabor: The Movie (1989), Parasite Dolls (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Go Dannar (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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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: exciting, semi serious, futuristic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, alien encounter, battles, space and aliens, imaginary, love and romance, danger, evil alien, escapades, fall in love, androids and robots, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With the aid of a government ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, chaos, take over, weapon system, political unrest, urban, political intrigue, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, partners, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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93%
 6.6
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Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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: stylized, futuristic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, robot, conspiracy, police, save the day, crimes, heroic mission, future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, space travel, computers and web, technology gone awry ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
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Story: Beauty is only skin deep, but when you can’t see beneath the skin, how can you know what you’re really dealing with? In a world where perfect androids called Boomers have infiltrated every aspect of society, it’s the job of Branch to maintain ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, supernatural, imaginary, society, a.i., life is a bitch, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: future
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
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Time: future
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Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
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Style: humorous, stylized, offbeat, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Time: future
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Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, mecha ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
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Time: future, 70s
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49%
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Needless (2009)
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Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Sakura Wars (2000)
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Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Audience: kids, boys' night
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43%
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Duration: 24 min.
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Style: exciting, mecha, psychological, suspense, futuristic
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Style: mecha, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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42%
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Story: Appleseed XIII is a 2011 Japanese CGI anime adaptation of Masamune Shirow's science fiction manga series Appleseed. Composed of 13 episodes, the series retold the exploits of ES.W.A.T. member Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos. The series ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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TV show
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Style: rough, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
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TV show
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: humorous, serious, exciting, futuristic
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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TV show
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Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: contests and competitions, chases and races, imaginary, androids and robots, rivalry, battles, danger, ambition, race, teamwork, car race, adventure ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Robot Carnival (1987)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them.
Style: anthology, stylized, exciting, futuristic, surreal ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
You're Under Arrest (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Tsujimoto Natsumi, a powerful young cop with a penchant for daredevil motorcycle riding, is teamed on her first day of work with another rookie, Kobayakawa Miyuki, a whiz of a mechanic and hell on wheels with a car. While the impulsive Natsumi and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: mecha, bleak, stylized, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: superhero, cyberpunk, rivalry, escapades, a.i., fighting crime, heroes, life is a bitch, danger, man versus machine, society, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The year is 2030 and six years have passed since a criminal known only as "The Laughing Man" swept through top medical nanotechnology firms committing acts of cyber-terrorism, kidnapping, and espionage leaving no known suspects. New ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, serious, exciting, rough ...
Plot: cyberspace, terrorism, mind game, investigation, hacker, danger, a.i., fighting crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, future dystopia, computers and web ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 291
Angelic Layer (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, impossible love, adventure, supernatural ability, rivalry, man versus machine, contests and competitions, inventions and discoveries, danger, battles, parallel world ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%