Mecha movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mecha movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out mecha, exciting, futuristic, captivating, serious and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with battles, robot, danger, heroes, giant robots, escapades, save the world, imaginary, rivalry and fight plots mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Animation genres shot in Japan, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mecha: DARLING in the FRANXX (2018), Appleseed Alpha (2014), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Knight's & Magic (2017), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995), Gurren Lagann (2007), Appleseed (2004), Full Metal Panic! (2002), Kuromukuro (2016), Guilty Crown (2011).

List of mecha movies

DARLING in the FRANXX (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story is set in the distant future. The land is ruined, and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing ...
Style: mecha, exciting, emotional, futuristic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: first love, save the world, teenager, friendship, true love, super weapon, romance, love, fight, battles, coming of age, plot twist ...
Time: future
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Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in search of human's future hope, the legendary city of ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, post apocalypse, save the world, heroic mission, cyborgs, female warrior, heroes, good versus evil, graphic violence, distopia, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, new york
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Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Horror, 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 ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, space travel, space and aliens, escapades, heroes, military, rivalry, distopia, friendship, evil alien ...
Time: future
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Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion series.
Style: mecha, futuristic, disturbing, captivating, entertaining
Plot: fight, violence, battles, technology, hi-tech, adventure, space shuttle, showdown, space station, spacecraft, fantasy world, dream world ...
Place: paris france, south pole, france
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Knight's & Magic (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A mecha otaku is reincarnated into another world as Ernesti Echevarria, also known as Eru. In this world, huge humanoid weapons known as Silhouette Knights exist. Dreaming of piloting those robots, Eru and his friends, Archid Olter and Adeltrud ...
Style: mecha, clever, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Plot: adventure, dream, friends, giant robots, parallel world, robot vs. robot, robot, battles, dream world, technology, creativity, monster ...
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Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century, the Angels returned to Earth, seeking to wipe out humanity in an apocalyptic fury. Devastated, mankind's last remnants moved underground to wait for the day when the Angels would come back to finish the job. Fifteen ...
Style: mecha, psychological, serious, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: loneliness, self doubt, father son relationship, loss, chaos, psychological trauma, young heroes, depression, suffering, post apocalypse, piloted giant robot, existentialism ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s, 2000s, 21st century, future
Place: japan
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Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Under constant attack by monstrous creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind, U.N. Special Agency NERV introduces two new EVA pilots to help defend the city of Tokyo-3: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, dark, intense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, giant robots, apocalypse, giant, visceral, mental illness, brutality, fantasy world, escapades, man versus machine, good versus evil, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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 8.3
 18K
Gurren Lagann (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people build their homes and raise domestic animals in subterranean caverns. As a result, they live in fear of the occasional earthquake and cave-in, and have been for hundreds of years. Jeeha is one such village. One day, a ...
Style: mecha, exciting, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroes, beast, good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroic mission, battle zone, escapades, survival, confined, isolation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 6.9
 18K
Appleseed (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?
Style: mecha, stylized, futuristic, adult animation, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: cyberpunk, post apocalypse, androids and robots, cyborgs, a.i., adventure, graphic violence, chaos, distopia, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, save the world ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan
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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: mecha, exciting, humorous, semi serious, seinen ...
Audience: teens
Plot: weapon system, save the world, rescue, fall in love, secret movement, double life, high school, society, super weapon, school, high school life, battles ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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 7.2
 1K
Kuromukuro (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: During the construction of the Kurobe Dam, an ancient artifact was discovered, and so the United Nations Kurobe Research Institute was established. Intellectuals from all over the world gathered to study the object, and the children of those ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: giant robots, piloted giant robot, fight, samurai, suspended animation, combat, doppelganger, warrior, robot as menace, battles, save the world, robot vs. robot ...
Place: japan
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 7.0
 5K
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, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: future dystopia, fighting the system, young heroes, distopia, heroes, chaos, youth, teenage love, post apocalypse, supernatural ability, apocalypse, super strength ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2020s
Place: japan
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Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Five unlikely teenage heroes and their flying robot lions unite to form the megapowerful Voltron and defend the universe from evil.
Style: exciting, mecha, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, friends, alien planet, battles, teenage girl, commander, planet, spacecraft, alien, teleportation, alien creature, evil alien ...
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Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (2016)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: During the One Year War of U.C. 0079, the Earth Federation and Principality of Zeon engage in a fierce battle at the "Thunderbolt Sector", a shoal zone in the former Colony Side 4 "Moore". After successfully infiltrating ...
Style: mecha, tense, captivating, futuristic, exciting
Plot: military, pilot, battles, spacecraft, space battle, space wars, showdown, fight, fight for supremacy, amputation, jazz
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 6.5
 6K
Halo Legends (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Halo Legends is an unprecedented gathering of the finest talent in Japanese animation that have drawn together to explore the mystery and action of the Halo universe. Eight episodes and a stunning range of visual styles shed new light and epic ...
Style: mecha, serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, military, graphic violence, oracle, cloning, battles, chaos, sniper, escapades, rivalry, soldier, alien encounter ...
Time: future
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Appleseed Ex Machina (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As members of ESWAT, the elite forces serving Olympus, Deunan and Briaereos they are deployed everywhere trouble strikes. Olympus finds itself under a stealth attack - cyborg terrorism, deadly nanotech zealots, and rioting citizens are just some of ...
Style: mecha, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, cyberpunk, terrorism, a.i., future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, battles, fight, military, androids ...
Time: future
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Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the Second Impact, Tokyo-3 is being attacked by giant creatures called Angels that seek to eradicate humankind. The child Shinji's objective is to fight the Angels by piloting one of the mysterious Evangelion mecha units. A remake of the ...
Style: mecha, atmospheric, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, pilot, chaos, angel, battles, supernatural, adventure, save the world, parent child relationship, future dystopia, man versus machine, heroes ...
Time: near future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The series begins in U.C. 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, when a space station called Laplace is destroyed during a ceremony hosted by the Federation's Prime Minister ushering in the Universal Century Calendar. The main ...
Style: mecha, captivating, exciting, stylized
Plot: space colony, romance, military, conspiracy, spacecraft, piloted giant robot, masked man, violence, human in outer space, earth, asteroid, war ...
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Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Japan, USA, Mexico
Duration: 111 min.
Story: It has been ten years since The Battle of the Breach and the oceans are still, but restless. Vindicated by the victory at the Breach, the Jaeger program has evolved into the most powerful global defense force in human history. The PPDC now calls ...
Style: futuristic, mecha, psychotronic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: monster, giant monster, robot, alien, teenage hero, giant creature, killer robot, giant robots, creature, chinawoman, alien monster, military ...
Time: future, near future
Place: mount fuji, china, australia, asia, shanghai ...
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Gundam Build Fighters (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Sei Iori is a Gunpla builder whose family runs a hobby shop in a small town. He aspires to be a Gunpla Battle champion like his father, but despite his exceptional building skills, he lacks the combat abilities to compete with other contestants. ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, entertaining, captivating, exciting
Plot: friendship, showdown, rivalry, multiple contestants, robot, rivals, fight, battles, giant robots, fight for supremacy, contests and competitions, escapades ...
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AMAIM Warrior at the Borderline (2021)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In 2061, Japan is under a state of occupation by multiple states. The world, including Japan, has been consolidated under the rule of four trade blocs. The entire archipelago is now the frontline of conflict. The Japanese people live under a state ...
Style: mecha, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: giant robots, battles, artificial intelligence, showdown, robot, a.i., piloted giant robot, teamwork, future dystopia, teenager, save the world, resistance fighter ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 713
SSSS.Gridman (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Yuta Hibiki can’t remember who he is, and now he’s seeing and hearing things that others don’t! A voice from an old computer tells him to remember his calling, and he sees a massive, unmoving creature in the distance. Nothing’s making ...
Style: mecha, captivating, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, monster, heroes, transformation, computer, good versus evil, catastrophe, fight scenes, teenage life, destiny, adaptation, school ...
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 14 years after third impact, Ikari Shinji awakens to a world he does not remember. He hasn't aged. Much of Earth is laid in ruins, Nerv has been dismantled, and people who he once protected have turned against him. Befriending the enigmatic ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: androids and robots, homosexual subtext, loneliness, post apocalypse, father son relationship, character study, twists and turns, save the world, future dystopia, worldwide chaos, life is a bitch, young heroes ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The second of two theatrically released follow-ups to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. Comprising of two alternate episodes which were first intended to take the place of episodes 25 and 26, this finale answers many of the questions surrounding ...
Style: psychological, mecha, ambiguous ending, surreal, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: depression, loneliness, violence, end of the world, insanity, post apocalypse, philosophy, infiltration, robot, death, angel, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: japan, tokyo
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Gurren Lagann the Movie: The Lights in the Sky Are Stars (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Seven years after the defeat of the spiral king, Simon and the Dai-Gurren brigade must set out to the vastness of space to defeat a new threat and save the universe.
Style: mecha, ecchi, captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: life is a bitch, good versus evil, female warrior, killer robot, adventure, future dystopia, hopes, bravery, survival, battles, machismo, fate of humanity ...
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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, exciting, semi serious, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: cyberpunk, distopia, superhero, fighting crime, heroes, man versus machine, society, a.i., androids and robots, escapades, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: tokyo, japan
Is relevant ?
Mazinger Z: Infinity (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the evil Dr. Hell attacks the Earth, the mighty giant mecha Mazinger Z is formed to stop him.
Style: mecha, captivating, tense, exciting, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant robots, mad scientist, rivalry, alien technology, good versus evil, robot, androids and robots, killer robot, heroes, alien invasion, save the world, transformation ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 109
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, mecha, captivating, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, save the world, young heroes, youth, piloted giant robot, battles, super weapon, schoolboy, war, heroic mission, pilot, bravery ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Getter Robo Arc (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Taking place several years after Getter Robo Go, Earth is now a post-apocalyptic world. Hayato, now an aging scientist, has completed Professor Saotome's masterpiece, Getter Robo Arc. Piloting it are Ryoma's son Takuma, the human-dinosaur ...
Style: mecha, suspense, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: robot, conflict, piloted giant robot, protector, against humanity, battles, fight, dinosaur, save the world, military
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Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Patlabor: The TV Series is an anime television series, created by Headgear, animated by Sunrise, and based on the Patlabor anime franchise. With success of the first movie, Patlabor became one of the first OVAs to be ported to TV. Originally ...
Style: mecha, ecchi, futuristic, exciting, semi serious ...
Plot: robot, androids and robots, police, cyberpunk, martial arts, law enforcement, crimes, escapades, fighting crime, graphic violence, farce, swat team ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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