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Obsolete (2019)
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Obsolete (2019)
Original name: OBSOLETE
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: In 2014, aliens revealed themselves to request trade with humanity. In exchange for limestone, they would provide a consciousness-controlled general-use robot known as an "Exoframe." Cheaper than an aircraft, tank, or firearm, and easy enough for anyone to operate, the "Exoframe" spreads change throughout the world in the blink of an eye...
Style: mecha, seinen, psychological, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: distopia, battles, combat, alien, fate of humanity, apocalypse, cyberpunk, androids and robots, space and aliens, life is a bitch, a.i., danger, society, introspection, future dystopia, rivalry, understanding, battle
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, stylized, mecha and exciting films and TV series with plots about imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, androids and robots, heroes and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Obsolete: Ergo Proxy (2006), Parasite Dolls (2003), Geneshaft (2001), New Getter Robo (2004), Appleseed XIII (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ergo Proxy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ergo Proxy is a science fiction suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, which premiered across Japan on 25 February 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network. It is directed by Shukō Murase, with screenplay by Dai Satō et al.. Ergo Proxy ...
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Time: future
Place: europe
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Parasite Dolls (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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 ...
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Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the 21st century mankind was on the brink of destruction. Through genetic engineering however they eradicated such feelings as love and the desire for power. Since women are naturally less aggressive than men, women to man ratio was set to 9:1. ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: genetic engineering, heroic mission, survival, adventure, save the world, rivalry, a.i., danger, chaos, apocalypse, future dystopia, man versus machine ...
Time: future
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New Getter Robo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: New Getter Robot is an anime original video animation co-produced by Dynamic Planning and Bandai Visual. The series is a re-imagining of the 1970s manga Getter Robo, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa, that incorporates aspects of Japanese ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
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Appleseed XIII (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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
Place: japan
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Granbelm (2019)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The anime takes place in a world that long ago featured the existence of magic, but has long since lost that ability. The story begins when the very normal high school student Mangetsu Kohinata meets Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami, who has migrated back ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Virus Buster Serge, known in Japan simply as Virus is a Japanese media franchise. It originated as an adventure game for the Sega Saturn. It was adapted into an anime television series which was directed by Masami Ōbari, produced by J.C.Staff and ...
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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TV show
Story: IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix refers to two anime series co-produced simultaneously by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. The first is a "microseries" consisting of five 5-minute episodes, and the second is a 26-episode animated series ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Macross Delta (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Macross Delta is set in the year 2067, 8 years after the events of the latest Macross TV series, Macross Frontier. The story focuses on Walküre, a team of talented idols and the Delta Squadron, a team of experienced Valkyrie pilots as they ...
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 7.1
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TV show
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Style: mecha, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the near future, Tokyo was left flattened as a result from a great earthquake. A new city, MegaTokyo, was then recreated due in no small part from the aid of a multi-million dollar company, Genom Corp. Genom created and mass-produced ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Japan
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Macross Plus (1994)
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Gad Guard (2003)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: mecha, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, mecha, bleak
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 322
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: mecha, exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.8
 1K
Gunbuster (1988)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: future, 2020s, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Tatsumiyajima is the central island in the middle of a small cluster of islands, in a sleepy backwater of the Japanese isles. Not much happens there, and the island's young people go to school knowing that their lives are likely to remain ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, mecha
Audience: boys' night
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Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
UFO Robot Goldorak (1975)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, futuristic, exciting, mecha
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, good versus evil, space and aliens, heroes, danger, save the world, imaginary, rivalry, escapades, adventure, battles, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Third: The Girl with the Blue Eye (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: exciting, futuristic, captivating, mecha, tense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Captain Earth (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: High-school student Daichi Manatsu works for the Globe organization to pilot a giant robot called the Earth Engine Impacter to protect the Earth from the invading alien force known as the "Kill-T-Gang", from the planet Uranus.
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: History is coming to an end. When humans came down from the sky they brought with them the Testament, the guide to the path they must follow if they wish to return to the skies again.
Style: serious, humorous, stylized, bleak, futuristic ...
Plot: apocalypse, save the world, parallel world, rivalry, imaginary, conquering, battles, escapades, androids and robots, future dystopia, spacecraft, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%