Movies and TV shows like Bubblegum Crisis

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Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
 7.5
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Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
Original name: バブルガムクライシス
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 biomechanical creatures called Boomers to aid in the restoration of MegaTokyo. When the Boomers began to run out of control, the ADPolice at first tried to stop them, but they proved to be far more difficult to deal with than was first imagined. Under the ever looming Boomer threat, a group of four girls from varying degrees of society banded together. Calling themselves The Knight Sabers, they were the only ones with enough firepower and resourcefullness to defend the fledgling MegaTokyo from Genom and it's berserk Boomers.
Style: mecha, exciting, bleak, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious
Plot: superhero, cyberpunk, crimes, androids and robots, vengeance, heroes, battles, injustice, life is a bitch, a.i., danger, society, fighting crime, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, man versus machine, corporate crimes, technology gone awry, tough heroes, catastrophe, forces of nature ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Bubblegum Crisis

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, serious and stylized films and TV series with plots about imaginary, danger, rivalry, escapades, heroes, androids and robots and chaos mostly in Animation, Sci-Fi and Action genres. Some movies like Bubblegum Crisis: Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998), Parasite Dolls (2003), Burst Angel (2004), Virus Buster Serge (1997), Kiddy Grade (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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: futuristic, stylized, bleak, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: adventure, society, computers and web, down on your luck, technology gone awry, future dystopia, corporate crimes, vigilantism, chaos, battles, catastrophe, man versus machine ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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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, exciting ...
Plot: androids and robots, chaos and mayhem, parallel world, future dystopia, chaos, imaginary, society, supernatural, computers and web, technology gone awry, apocalypse, man versus machine ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Burst Angel (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Burst Angel is a Japanese animated television series directed by Koichi Ohata, from a screenplay by Fumihiko Shimo. It was produced by the Gonzo animation studio. Burst Angel takes place in the near future, after a rise in criminal activity forced ...
Style: semi serious, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, danger, imaginary, escapades, fighting crime, deadly weapon, chef, chaos, anti hero ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Virus Buster Serge (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, serious, exciting
Plot: androids and robots, assassination, chases and races, adventure, imaginary, a.i., escapades, society, race against time, man versus machine, heroes, save the world ...
Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, cyberspace, cyborgs, man versus machine, hacker, a.i., investigation, mind game, robot, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2030s
Place: japan, asia
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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, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: future
Place: japan
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Needless (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
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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: bleak, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: imaginary, apocalypse, danger, chaos and mayhem, supernatural, chaos, future dystopia, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, supernatural power, society ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Super Dimensional Cavalry: Southern Cross (1984)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross is a Japanese science fiction mecha anime TV series released in 1984.
Style: exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: androids and robots, danger, space and aliens, imaginary, adventure, evil alien, tough heroes, battles, chaos, strong female presence, government agency, escapades ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 25 min.
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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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: cyberspace, cyberpunk, adventure, a.i., ghost, supernatural, time travel, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos, androids and robots, man versus machine ...
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Country: Japan
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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, suspenseful, futuristic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: save the world, terrorism, good versus evil, danger, fighting crime, future dystopia, chaos, androids and robots, rivalry, a.i., crimes, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, chaos, battles, space wars, rivalry, danger, escapades, transforming robot ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, chaos, space station, adventure, superhero, space and aliens, heroic mission, space wars, man versus machine, imaginary ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, epic, bleak ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
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Style: serious, stylized, exciting
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, mecha, bleak
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Country: Japan
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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 ⇓
48%
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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 ⇓
48%
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Guilty Crown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitaminA program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability ...
Style: mecha, suspenseful, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, heroes, imaginary, danger, future dystopia, teenage love, chaos, youth, fighting the system, young heroes, terrorism, epidemic ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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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 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: chases and races, contests and competitions, imaginary, rivalry, androids and robots, battles, danger, ambition, race, teamwork, car race, adventure ...
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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: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, adult animation
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: battles, terminator, man versus machine, adventure, rivalry, heroes, manhunt, save the world, daring rescue, future dystopia, technology gone awry, redemption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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: serious, exciting, futuristic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: young heroes, battles, superhuman powers, one man army, androids and robots, good versus evil, imaginary, supernatural, bio weapon, chaos, failed attempt, graphic violence ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: An experimental serum called Extremis gets stolen, and Iron Man rockets into action. The ensuing battles test Stark's spirit and Iron Man's power. Based on the graphic novel of the same name.
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: serious, stylized, atmospheric, mecha, psychological
Plot: heroic mission, survival, teenage life, save the world, rivalry, man versus machine, chaos, future dystopia, space travel, society, youth, escapades ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team is an original video animation anime series in the Gundam franchise. Released from January 25, 1996, to April 25, 1999, the 12-episode series details the exploits of an Earth Federation ground unit during the One ...
Style: suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, space wars, giant, androids and robots, battle zone, settlement, space and aliens, escapades, danger, heroes, future dystopia, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! is an American/Japanese animated television series, and was created by Ciro Nieli, one of the directors of Teen Titans, with animation being done by a Japanese studio known as The Answer Studio. Set mainly on ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, adventure, rivalry, danger, escapades, imaginary, good versus evil, monkey, team, heroes, teenage life, tombs and skeletons ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Iron Man (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When Tony Stark branches his company into Japan, he is opposed by the nefarious Zodiac organization. It's up to Stark's Iron Man to defeat the Zodiac, and defend Japan.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, escapades, danger, rivalry, androids and robots, imaginary, scientist, flying man, female scientist, newspaper reporter, industrialist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Ultraviolet: Code 044 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In 2140, rebels infected with Phage are fighting for independence from corporate government on a space-station-turned-metropolis. Genetically modified melancholic 19-year-old dying corporate female assassin will decide the outcome.
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, bleak, stylized, exciting ...
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Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Toxic Crusaders (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Toxic Crusaders is an animated series based on The Toxic Avenger films. It features Toxie, the lead character of the films leading a trio of misfit superheroes who combat pollution. This followed a trend of environmentally considerate cartoons of ...
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Zoids: Chaotic Century (2001)
Genre: Action, Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Zoids: Chaotic Century, simply titled Zoids in Japan, is the first of four anime series based on the Zoids range of mecha model kits produced by TOMY. It is loosely adapted from the manga series Kiiju Shinseiki Zoido, which was created by Michiro ...
Style: stylized, serious, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: rivalry, friendship, danger, youth, rescue, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, good versus evil, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: U.C. 0123. After a generation of peace, the Earth Federation has begun to build new space colonies to house humanity's growing population. But a new force, the aristocratic Crossbone Vanguard, plans to seize the colonies of the newly ...
Style: stylized, serious, futuristic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: battles, outer space, evil alien, space and aliens, androids and robots, society, spacecraft, heroic mission, future dystopia, superhero, chaos, survival ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%