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.hack//Roots (2006)
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.hack//Roots (2006)
Original name: .hack//ROOTS
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: .hack//Roots is a 26-episode anime series, animated by studio Bee Train, that sets as a prologue for the .hack//G.U. video games. It is the first .hack TV series broadcast in HDTV. It is set seven years after the events of the first two anime series and games. .hack//Roots revolves around an MMORPG game called The World R:2, also known as The World Revision:2 and serves a sequel to the original version of "The World". Its original Japanese television run aired from April 5, 2006 through September 27, 2006.
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, good versus evil, obsessive quest, rivalry, danger, imaginary, escapades, future dystopia, adventure, space and aliens, androids and robots, heroes, life is a bitch, computers and web, society, chases and races, siblings relations, virtual reality, obsession, male female relationship, pain, cliffhanger ending, revenge, rpg
Time: future, 2010s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, exciting, stylized and suspenseful films and TV series with plots about rivalry, imaginary, danger, escapades, adventure, heroes and androids and robots mostly in Sci-Fi, Animation and Adventure genres. Some movies like .hack//Roots: .hack//SIGN (2002), Stargate Infinity (2002), Gad Guard (2003), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Wolf's Rain (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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.hack//SIGN (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: .hack follows several young players as they navigate the vast, mysterious MMORPG known as “The World” – a place, it turns out, that is sometimes impossible to leave.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, psychological
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, time travel, adventure, a.i., supernatural, ghost, man versus machine, getting home, heroes, androids and robots, life is a bitch ...
Time: year 2010, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Stargate Infinity (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Action
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Stargate Infinity is an American animated science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise, but is not considered official Stargate canon. The show was created by Eric Lewald and Michael Maliani, as a ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: evil alien, space travel, adventure, heroic mission, space and aliens, rescue, danger, rivalry, escapades, teenage life, officers and cadets, getting home ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, 2030s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.2
 71
Gad Guard (2003)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It’s the future, and humanity is worn out. Hajiki’s struggling to make ends meet on the hard-luck streets of Night Town, where everyone is fighting for the same thing: the Gad. If you’ve got a Gad, you’ve got the power of a robotic Techode ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak
Plot: adventure, survival, androids and robots, future dystopia, rivalry, imaginary, starting over, fighting crime, escapades, society, life is a bitch, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company and funded by ADV Films. A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, futuristic, serious ...
Plot: cyberpunk, man versus machine, escapades, a.i., heroes, danger, society, adventure, technology gone awry, vigilantism, computers and web, future dystopia ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 8.0
 7K
Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
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Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, danger, good versus evil, apocalypse, wolf, legends and myths, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Last Exile (2003)
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Style: serious, captivating, futuristic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Audience: teens
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 322
Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Zoids: Genesis (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 33 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.8
 7K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 306
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TV show
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Style: exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.0
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 208
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4K
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, futuristic, stylized
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people are able to take on artificial bodies and achieve immortality. A poor orphan, Tetsuro Hoshino, strives to obtain a mechanical body for the triple incentive of eternal life, of revenge (his mother was gunned down by ...
Style: serious, exciting, bleak, stylized, futuristic ...
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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
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Time: future, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 659
Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: semi serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, superhero, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, rivalry, deadly weapon, chaos, chef ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: stylized, serious, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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TV show
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Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 76
Geneshaft (2001)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
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Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%