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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Original name: シドニアの騎士
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 grandfather secretly hid him in the forgotten bowels of Sidonia, it’s a strange new world as he’s forced to come to the surface. Yet his recruitment comes just in time, for the Gauna have suddenly reappeared.
Style: mecha, exciting, futuristic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, heroes, danger, escapades, space wars, rivalry, military, evil alien, friendship, battles, master warrior, imaginary, post apocalypse, human in outer space, alien
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and futuristic films and TV series with plots about escapades, space and aliens, imaginary, heroes, danger, rivalry and outer space mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Knights of Sidonia: Harlock: Space Pirate (2013), Exosquad (1993), Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978), Mobile Suit Gundam (1979), Space Battleship Yamato (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: futuristic, epic, exciting, tense, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future
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Exosquad (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Exosquad is an American animated television series created by Universal Cartoon Studios as a response to Japanese anime. The show is set in the beginning of the 22nd century and covers the interplanetary war between humanity and Neosapiens, a ...
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Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: A mysterious comet traveling to Earth's solar system is not what it seems. Without Captain Avatar, Derek Wildstar leads the Argo (Yamato) against a new enemy.
Style: stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fight back, spacecraft, battles, evil empire, heroic mission, outer space, space wars, space travel, evil alien, save the world, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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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 ...
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: future, 22nd century
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, captivating, exciting, stylized, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Duration: 22 min.
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Time: future, 22nd century
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Duration: 24 min.
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