Movies and TV shows like 8 Man After

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8 Man After (1993)
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8 Man After (1993)
Original name: エイトマン AFTER
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
TV show
Story: A police officer that nearly meets a violent death is turned into a cyborg with superhuman strength, speed and reflexes.
Style: mecha
Plot: cyberpunk, police, love, superhero, drugs, police officer, violence, scientist, cyborgs, death, speed, sadness, surrealism, car, flashback, drug abuse, swearing, bitterness, profanity, blood, danger, gun, police car, broken glass, suit and tie ...

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Most similar movies to 8 Man After

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out mecha, futuristic, exciting and serious films and TV series with plots about violence, police, cyberpunk, blood, distopia, gun and cyborgs mostly in Animation, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like 8 Man After: Armitage III (1995), Angel Cop (1989), Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990), Dominion Tank Police (1988), Goku: Midnight Eye (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A.D. Police: To Protect and Serve (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set a few years before Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, A.D. Police chronicles the tales of Mega-Tokyo's special police division designed to control rogue Boomers in the city. A.D. Police Officer Kenji Sasaki faces a major dilemma: he loses another ...
Style: mecha
Plot: police, cyberpunk, surrealism, machine, team, partner, violence, nanotechnology
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95%
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Armitage III (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2046, a cop and his female android partner called Armitage, part of the latest android line known as "class III" models that look, act and feel human, investigate illegal manufacture of class III androids on colonized Mars.
Style: mecha
Plot: cyberpunk, mars, police, androids, distopia, cyborgs, romance, robot, conspiracy, police officer, female nudity, policewoman ...
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95%
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Angel Cop (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: In the late twentieth century, the Secret Security Force was formed to stop the actions of the communist terrorist group known as the Red May. Angel, a beautiful, yet cold woman, has recently joined the small anti-terrorist group. But her first ...
Style: manga, mecha, bloody, controversial
Plot: cyberpunk, police, cyborgs, motorcyclist, intense violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), extrasensory perception, strong female lead, policewoman, police officer, murder, death ...
Time: near future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In the city of Oedo 2808a.d., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ever again. For each criminal apprehended, and for each ...
Style: manga, mecha, seinen, neo noir, vintage ...
Plot: cyberpunk, police, distopia, cyborgs, angst, terrorism, gunfight, violence, surrealism, satellite, swearing, skyscraper ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, distopia, superhero, cat, sister, fictional war, police brutality, sisters, cyberpunk, surrealism, girls with guns
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73%
Goku: Midnight Eye (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, Goku, a former police detective turned private, is investigating a mysterious string of apparent suicides of a special police unit investigating a ruthless weapons merchant. In his aggressive style, Goku almost joins that list, ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: cyberpunk, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), cyborgs, murder, hacking, female nudity, computer, violence, ex cop, private detective
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72%
Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.
Style: seinen, futuristic, psychological, mecha, 3d animation
Plot: cyberpunk, artificial intelligence, capitalism, police, superhero, strong female lead, female protagonist, conspiracy, idealism, distopia, crime investigation, internet ...
Time: distant future, 21st century, future, 2040s
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009-1 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
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Story: In an alternate world, the Cold War has continued to persist for 140 years. As a result, the world was divided into two factions: the West Block, and the East Block. As the Cold War drags on, the tension between the two factions, as well as the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, tense, seinen ...
Plot: spy, cold war, cyborgs, police, communism, mission, heroine, agent, terrorist, mutant, nuclear, espionage ...
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Battle Angel Alita (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: A Hunter Warrior and cyborg healer named Ido formerly lived in the floating land of Zalem, the paradise that hovers above the refuse heap of Scrap Iron City in which he now resides with his former lover, Chiren. In his travels as a bounty hunter — ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, mecha, manga ...
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, distopia, bounty hunter, robot, cyborgs, future dystopia, graphic violence, biopunk, apocalypse, nudity (full frontal - brief), poverty ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (2022)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a dystopia riddled with corruption and cybernetic implants, a talented but reckless street kid strives to become a mercenary outlaw — an edgerunner.
Style: futuristic
Plot: cyberpunk, technology, distopia, mercenary, superhero, conspiracy, female nudity, cyborgs, laser gun, motorcycle, life, gangsters ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emu Hino, a 29-year-old virgin, witnesses a mob hit and fears that the killer will now find her and kill her. Indeed, he sets out to do so; he's Yo Hinomura, a talented potter and artist who's been conscripted against his will to be the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hospital, gangsters, assassination, violence spree, haunted by the past, fall in love, kidnapping, police corruption, vengeance, terrorism, chase ...
Place: china, japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A new 3D version of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, visually appealing
Plot: cyborgs, cyberpunk, tough girl, violence, strong female lead, machine, twists and turns, superhero, driving, suicide, aging, car ...
Time: 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Heat Guy J (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Heat Guy J is a 26 episode science fiction anime series created by Escaflowne director Kazuki Akane and Satelight. Heat Guy J was licensed and distributed in the U.S. in 2003 by Pioneer. It was re-released by Funimation Entertainment in the fall of ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, adventure, criminal heroes, gang, law enforcement, heroes, martial arts, androids, police, cyberpunk, on the run, rivalry ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bubblegum Crash (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Sequel to Bubblegum Crisis. The original Knight Sabers have mostly moved on with their lives, until a paramilitary group commits a number of daring thefts, as a cover for their real objective - a new AI program that promises to revolutionize Boomer ...
Style: mecha
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, violence, girl power, superhero, brunette, blue hair, black hair, pink hair
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Appleseed (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: In the futuristic city of Olympus, built on the ashes of the third world war, a police officer and her cyborg partner fight terrorism.
Style: futuristic, mecha, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, utopia, androids and robots, terrorism, distopia, superhero, post apocalypse, post war, freedom fighter, society, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: future, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: robot, superhero, giant robots, scientist, female robot, heroes, fight, invention, friendship, evil scientist, super villain, collaboration ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: mecha, futuristic
Plot: giant robots, superhero, supernatural power, tragic event, violence, loss of father, robot, super powers, tragedy, martial arts
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47%
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Mad Bull 34 (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 195 min.
TV show
Story: Rookie Police Officer Daizaburo "Eddie" Ban joins New York's 34th precinct where he is partnered up with John Estes, also known as Sleepy to his friends and Mad Bull to everyone else. Mad Bull usually solves crimes using extreme ...
Style: splatter
Plot: police, violent, police officer, rape, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), murderer, juvenile delinquency, patrol, murder, prostitution, corruption ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Crying Freeman 2: Shades of Death, Part 1 (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: With the blessing of the 108 Dragons, Yo and Emu marry and receive new names, Ron Tayan and Fu Ching Ran. The elders send them to Macau to find out who's behind a new attack. Fu is kidnaped; at the same time, Baya San (the huge granddaughter of ...
Plot: gangsters, hang glider, nudity (full frontal - brief), cobweb, fight, threat, killer child, cruelty, mass murder, criminal syndicate, traitor, sacrifice ...
Place: hong kong, china, macau
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45%
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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, cyberpunk, bounty hunter
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45%
Violence Jack: Hell's Wind (1990)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The survivors of Kanto's Hell Earthquake built a new city and christened it "Hope Town". However, this peaceful town becomes a nightmare when it's raided by the motorcycle gang, "Hell's Wind". They abduct the women ...
Style: ecchi, bloody
Plot: violent, post apocalypse, death, extreme violence, bloody violence, violence, motorcycle, swearing, rape, graphic violence, serial killer, gore ...
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45%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyborgs, distopia, cyberspace, mind game, investigation, hacker, man versus machine, robot, heroes, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Silent Möbius 2 (1992)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Katsumi wants nothing more to do with this horrible place known as Tokyo. Forced into staying an infuriated Katsumi returns to AMP HQ where chief Rally Cheyenne pleads with her to stay and join the team. However, her ...
Style: mecha, futuristic
Plot: alien, magical power, police officer, violence, monster, demon, destruction, girl power, occult, power, magic, beast ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Real Drive (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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Story: The story takes place in 2061, 50 years after humanity developed the "Net society" that depended on information networks despite their security issues. To improve security, a new network called Meta Real Network — or "Metal" ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, futuristic, tense
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, police officer, virtual reality, police investigation, escape from reality, police, police detective, fighting crime, forensics, crimes, job ...
Time: near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Armitage III: Polymatrix (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ross Sylibus is assigned to a police unit on a Martian colony, to find that women are being murdered by a psychotic named D'anclaude. He is assigned a very unorthodox partner named Naomi Armitage, who seems to have links to the victims. To stir ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyborgs, chaos, technology gone awry, heroic mission, haunted by the past, future dystopia, law enforcement, rebellion, master villain, escapades, society, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genocyber (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: As the nations of the world begin to merge, world peace is threatened by the private armies of individual corporations. The Kuryu Group has just discovered a weapon that will tip world power in their favor. The Genocyber: a nightmarish combination ...
Style: adult animation, mecha, seinen, psychological, macabre
Plot: cyberpunk, violence, super strength, tragedy, cyborgs, angst, shapeshifting, post apocalypse, distopia, biopunk, supernatural power, airplane ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, supernatural, society, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, life is a bitch, man versus machine, a.i., rivalry, ghost ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Sho and his friend Tetsurou stumble upon an odd alien artifact while walking through the woods. Then, the alien artifact breaks free of its metallic bonds and enters Sho's body, turning him into the Guyver. With this new power, Sho must do ...
Style: manga, mind bending, mecha, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, one man army, battles, superhuman powers, chaos, monster, graphic violence, forest, failed attempt, supernatural, good versus evil, bio weapon ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Silent Möbius (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a futuristic Tokyo, several policewomen fight a monster. One of them, Katsumi Liqueur, remembers where she saw it before... Katsumi Liqueur, an American-born woman of Japanese descent, travels to Tokyo to visit her mother, Fuyuka, who is sick in ...
Style: mecha, futuristic
Plot: police operation, super strength, strong female lead, police, female protagonist, sexy woman, violence, tough girl, magical power, female nudity, alien, police officer ...
Place: japan
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37%
Violence Jack: Evil Town (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: After disasters have all but destroyed the Earth, leaving entire cities buried, one man named Violence Jack tries to avert a civil war brewing among the wretched inhabitants of a subterranean metropolis called Evil Town. The known world is now a ...
Style: bloody
Plot: post apocalypse, violent, violence, mass child killing, giant, biker gang, rape, graphic violence, child murder, teacher, archer, swearing ...
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34%