Movies and TV shows like .hack//SIGN

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.hack//SIGN (2002)
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.hack//SIGN (2002)
Original name: .hack
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, psychological, serious
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, adventure, time travel, ghost, supernatural, a.i., androids and robots, heroes, life is a bitch, getting home, imaginary, chaos, future dystopia, man versus machine, technology gone awry, virtual reality, loneliness, father son relationship, apocalypse, mystery, fictional reality, computers and web, danger, society ...
Time: 2010s, year 2010

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Most similar movies to .hack//SIGN

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out stylized, suspenseful, serious and exciting films and TV series with plots about heroes, imaginary, danger, rivalry, chaos, escapades and androids and robots mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like .hack//SIGN: Parasite Dolls (2003), TRON: Uprising (2012), Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Xenosaga: The Animation (2005), .hack//Roots (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
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
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
TRON: Uprising (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: TRON: Uprising is an American animated science fiction television series, part of the TRON franchise, that aired on Disney XD in the United States from May 18, 2012 to January 28, 2013. The series is directed by Charlie Bean, who also acts as ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: rebellion, virtual reality, cyberspace, adventure, heroic, danger, man versus machine, fictional reality, heroes, escapades, leader, computer system ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting ...
Plot: cyberpunk, chases and races, androids and robots, imaginary, rivalry, life is a bitch, danger, heroes, a.i., escapades, man versus machine, adventure ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Xenosaga: The Animation (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: 4000 years have passed since humanity abandoned Earth. Forced to fight an alien form of life, Gnosis, mankind developed KOS-MOS - a battle android with amazing capabilities. When a ship carrying android is being attacked, KOS-MOS gets activated and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, mecha, bleak
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, space travel, heroes, rivalry, save the world, spacecraft, chaos, battles, unstoppable, uncontrollable, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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.hack//Roots (2006)
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 ...
Style: futuristic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, good versus evil, obsessive quest, rivalry, imaginary, danger, future dystopia, escapades, adventure, space and aliens, chases and races ...
Time: future, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 311
Kiddy Grade (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Two women carry out missions and fight crime across the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, space travel, adventure, imaginary, a.i., danger, undercover, government agency, save the world, man versus machine, life is a bitch, partners against crime ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.0
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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 ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, futuristic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, society, androids and robots, murder, future dystopia, investigation, utopia, mysterious character, adventure, apocalypse, danger, mystery ...
Time: future
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.2
 2K
RahXephon (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In a world where time passes at a crawl and the blood of your neighbor runs blue, 17 year old high school student Ayato Kamina goes about his daily life within Tokyo Jupiter oblivious to the world around him, having been educated with the fact that ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, mecha, psychological
Plot: save the world, teenage life, heroic mission, survival, life is a bitch, danger, youth, rivalry, society, man versus machine, a.i., future dystopia ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 429
Cyborg 009 (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
TV show
Story: Eighteen-year-old Joe Shimamura, a rebellious, spiky-haired half-Japanese youth, wakes up one afternoon to find himself lying on an operating-room table with a strange suit and superhuman abilities such as the ability to move faster than the human ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, laboratory, danger, escapades, adventure, a.i., imaginary, rivalry, chaos, rebelliousness, future dystopia ...
Place: japan, africa, russia, china, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 14 min.
TV show
Story: In the Year 2016, Resistance fighter Blair Williams embarks on a deadly mission to search for a threat that is weakening humanity's defense against the self-aware artificial intelligence called Skynet and it's lethal Terminators.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, adult animation
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, terminator, man versus machine, adventure, rivalry, heroes, manhunt, save the world, daring rescue, escape, chaos, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: danger, life is a bitch, heroes, save the world, man versus machine, race against time, society, rivalry, distopia, future dystopia, plague, computers and web ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, rivalry, a.i., mad scientist, heroic mission, adventure, battles, escapades, chaos, future dystopia, master villain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, futuristic, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberspace, hacker, man versus machine, a.i., mind game, investigation, robot, fighting crime, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, future, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Code Lyoko (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Code Lyoko centers on four children who travel to the virtual world of Lyoko to battle against a sentient artificial intelligence named XANA, with a virtual human called Aelita.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: man versus machine, save the world, a.i., young heroes, adventure, youth, parallel world, computer virus, rivalry, danger, escapades, technology gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Armitage III: Dual Matrix (2002)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Naomi Armitage and Ross Sylibus have changed their names and live with their daughter Yoko as a happy and normal family on Mars — until an android riot breaks out at an anti-matter plant on Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, ghost, mars, violence, robot, good versus evil, adventure, future dystopia, a.i., imaginary, master villain, haunted by the past ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 ...
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 ⇓
49%
Black Magic M-66 (1987)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, chaos, ghost, crimes, adventure, man versus machine, supernatural, a.i., rescue, woman in danger, future dystopia, investigation ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story takes place in the year 2034, two years after the events in Ghost in the Shell: S.A.C. 2nd GIG. Female cyborg Major Motoko Kusanagi has left Public Security Section 9, an elite counter-terrorist and anti-crime unit specializing in ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, atmospheric, stylized, serious
Plot: androids and robots, hacker, cyberspace, future dystopia, terrorism, politics, crimes, adventure, imaginary, investigation, good versus evil, state affairs ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2030s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ark (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The population of the planet Alcyone is split in two; the cultures of the Ceveans and the Storrions are locked in eternal war, destroying their home. Led by their priestess Amiel, the Ceveans constructed the Ark in an attempt to flee their world, ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, heroic mission, adventure, good versus evil, danger, escapades, destiny, society, imaginary, rivalry, save the world, man versus machine ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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 ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, space station, chaos, heroic mission, space wars, future dystopia, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 8.0
 7K
Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: futuristic, serious, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: adventure, future dystopia, apocalypse, danger, good versus evil, wolf, legends and myths, androids and robots, escapades, supernatural, heroic mission, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.9
 4K
Macross Plus (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Music, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
TV show
Story: Macross Plus is a four-episode anime OVA and theatrical movie in the Macross series. It was the first sequel to the original Macross television series that took place in the official timeline. Plus was a groundbreaking combination of traditional cel ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: love triangle, androids and robots, man versus machine, master villain, space and aliens, danger, heroes, imaginary, a.i., musician's life, rivalry, save the world ...
Time: future, 2040s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, acting as a sequel of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise. It retains most of the staff from Gundam SEED, including Director Mitsuo Fukuda. Set two years after the original Mobile Suit ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, genetic engineering, chaos, space and aliens, space wars, battles, imaginary, adventure, a.i., political unrest, terrorism, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Trinity Blood (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Many centuries ago, man's Armageddon gave birth to the vampires' wrath. As man and immortal clash, a reality-shattering threat looms. Hope resides solely in a new breed of hunter operating under the Vatican's authority. The true ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, seinen
Plot: vampire, supernatural, adventure, good versus evil, heroes, apocalypse, heroic mission, rivalry, battles, allies, survival, future dystopia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is an anime series developed by Sunrise and directed by Mitsuo Fukuda. As with other series from the Gundam franchise, Gundam SEED takes place in a parallel timeline, in this case the Cosmic Era, the first to do so. In this ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, fable
Plot: tragic hero, redemption, space wars, heroic mission, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, master villain, heroes, danger, escapades, space travel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 7K
Vexille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: 2067: Isolation: Japan seals herself off from the eyes of the world in the face of unilateral international policy setting strict limits on the use of robotic technology. The island nation exists only behind a veil of seclusion. No soul shall ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, artificial intelligence, cyberpunk, terrorism, man versus machine, future dystopia, heroes, save the world, research, chaos, isolation, heroic mission ...
Time: future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 234
Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Needless is an action comedy science fiction manga and anime series by Kami Imai. Serialized in Shueisha's seinen magazine Ultra Jump beginning in 2004, an anime adaptation by Madhouse began airing on July 2, 2009.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: imaginary, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, danger, supernatural ability, chaos, adventure, future dystopia, heroes, supernatural power, friends ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Transformers: Energon (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Transformers: Energon, known in Japan as Transformer: Superlink, is the 2004–2005 Transformers toyline, animated series and comic book series, another co-production between Hasbro and Takara and a direct sequel to Transformers: Armada. It is also ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, bleak
Plot: androids and robots, evil alien, a.i., heroes, imaginary, space wars, battles, chaos, escapades, rivalry, danger, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 8.0
 12K
Claymore (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf of an organization that trains female youma halfbreeds into warriors with the ability to destroy these creatures. Considered a rogue ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, supernatural, supernatural ability, monster, good versus evil, suffering, imaginary, danger, heroic mission, beast, imaginary kingdom, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%