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, serious, suspenseful and stylized films and TV shows about / with imaginary, danger, heroes, escapades, rivalry, androids and robots, battles, giant robots, save the world and giant robot plots mostly in Sci-Fi, Animation and Action genres shot in Japan, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mecha: Appleseed Alpha (2014), Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016), DARLING in the FRANXX (2018), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995), Appleseed (2004), Guilty Crown (2011), Gurren Lagann (2007), Full Metal Panic! (2002), Knights of Sidonia (2014), Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (2009).

List of mecha movies

Appleseed Alpha (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, 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, suspenseful, futuristic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, post apocalypse, cyberpunk, danger, save the world, heroic mission, good versus evil, post apocalyptic, graphic violence, heroes, demolished city ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new york, japan, tokyo
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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: mecha, exciting, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil alien, outer space, alien, planet, good versus evil, alien planet, spacecraft, alien robot, danger, friends, giant robots, teenage girl ...
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DARLING in the FRANXX (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, 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, twists and turns, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, battles, true love, save the world, teenager, super weapon, first love, love, young heroes, friendship between teens, coming of age, battle ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: psychological, serious, mecha, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suffering, depression, self doubt, alien encounter, young heroes, future dystopia, loneliness, chaos, loss, psychological trauma, cloning, insanity ...
Time: future, 21st century, year 2015, 2000s, 2010s
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 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, futuristic, exciting, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, androids and robots, a.i., vestiges of humanity, genetic engineering, apocalypse, imaginary, graphic violence, adventure, danger, post apocalypse ...
Time: future
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 4K
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, imaginary, heroes, future dystopia, teenage love, chaos, fighting the system, young heroes, youth, terrorism, epidemic, supernatural ability ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2030s
Place: japan
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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, disturbing, entertaining, captivating
Plot: battles, technology, hi-tech, adventure, fantasy world, dream world, distopia, post apocalypse, father son conflict, battle, eiffel tower paris, violence ...
Place: paris france, france
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 8.3
 15K
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: exciting, mecha, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, heroes, beast, heroic mission, battle zone, danger, future dystopia, survival, isolation, fate of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, 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, futuristic, twist ending, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: philosophy, insanity, loneliness, evil alien, violence, youth, apocalypse, rebirth, space wars, end of the world, catastrophe, a.i. ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2010s
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: exciting, mecha, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, weapon system, save the world, secret identity, super weapon, androids and robots, rescue, fall in love, high school, double life, secret movement, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
Knights of Sidonia (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, 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, futuristic, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space battle, androids and robots, spacecraft, outer space, space and aliens, space travel, escapades, danger, heroes, space wars, rivalry, military ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (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, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: giant robots, post apocalypse, apocalypse, giant, good versus evil, imaginary, danger, man versus machine, escapades, evil alien, adventure, heroes ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
Is relevant ?
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Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan's elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.
Style: mecha, seinen, psychological, futuristic
Plot: cyberpunk, police, capitalism, collapse, strong female lead, evolution, idealism, conspiracy, female protagonist, artificial intelligence
Time: distant future
Is relevant ?
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, save the world, youth, young heroes, danger, alien, piloted giant robot, super weapon, battles, schoolboy, pilot, teenager ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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, futuristic, exciting, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: giant robots, transformation, heroes, robot, rivalry, androids and robots, danger, save the world, alien invasion, weapons, mad scientist, killer robot ...
Time: contemporary
Is relevant ?
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: stylized, suspenseful, mecha, futuristic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, cyborgs, terrorism, imaginary, a.i., future dystopia, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, battles, computer animation, androids, fight ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 107
Aquarion Evol (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The protagonists live on a planet called Vega, while most of the antagonists originate from its "sister planet", Altair. The main character, Amata Sora, a young man that has kept his ability to fly a secret since youth, meets a girl named ...
Style: captivating, emotional, twists and turns, touching, mecha ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, good versus evil, space and aliens, fall in love, heroic mission, danger, supernatural, friendship, rivalry, battles, teenage love ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 465
Voltron Force (2011)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Voltron Force is a spin-off of the 1980s animated series Voltron that was originally scheduled for a release in autumn of 2010. Eventually, the show premiered on June 16, 2011, exclusively on the Nicktoons television network to coincide with the ...
Style: exciting, mecha, tense, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: outer space, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, battles, space wars, uninhibited rivalry, danger, save the day, rivalry ...
Is relevant ?
 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, suspense, captivating, thought provoking, exciting
Plot: technology, giant robots, fight, samurai, princess, doppelganger, combat, suspended animation, sword, piloted giant robot, giant robot
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
Divergence Eve (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: In the future, interstellar travel takes place via "inflation gates" that pass through a parallel universe. Unfortunately, denizens of another universe, called "ghouls", want to invade our universe using the same portals. At ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, mecha, offbeat ...
Plot: rivalry, heroes, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, danger, evil alien, escapades, imaginary, mutant, chaos, strong sexual content ...
Time: future
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 5K
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: futuristic, suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female soldier, space and aliens, imaginary, military, chaos, oracle, graphic violence, danger, escapades, soldier, rivalry, battles ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
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 ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, mecha, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: contests and competitions, chases and races, imaginary, androids and robots, rivalry, battles, danger, ambition, race, teamwork, car race, adventure ...
Time: future
Is relevant ?
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 ...
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Fight!! Iczer-1 (1985)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Earth has gained the unwanted attention of a dangerous alien race and is about to be turned into a giant graveyard by their frightening force. Humanity's only hope is Iczer-1, a mysterious, apparently inhuman woman, and Nagisa Kano, a young ...
Style: mecha
Plot: alien invasion, possession, giant robots, giant robot, revenge, power of love, lesbian love, good versus evil, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, fall in love, save the world ...
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
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
Is relevant ?
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: futuristic, mecha, exciting, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: urban, martial arts, robot, androids and robots, crimes, imaginary, law enforcement, fighting crime, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), swat team, super vehicle ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
Is relevant ?
Space Runaway Ideon: Be Invoked (1982)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Above the Buff Clan homeworld rises their complete fleet of battleships and heavy mobile mechas, dominated by the awesome majesty of their latest and most deadly superweapon. And even with all these forces, Supreme Commander Doba is troubled - he ...
Style: mecha
Plot: shot in the head, outer space, revenge, rebirth, last stand, apocalypse, loss of loved one, surrealism, commander, shot in the neck, stabbed in the back, space war ...
Is relevant ?
Destiny of the Shrine Maiden (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The highborn Himemiya Chikane is cool and aloof, the perfect young lady of good breeding. Kurusegawa Himeko is devoted to her, and secretly her friend. Their lives are undisturbed in their school, until an ancient evil suddenly rears its head. To ...
Style: exciting, serious, mecha, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, adventure, love affair, friendship, destiny, youth, rivalry, supernatural, magical girl, love triangle, magic, dedication ...
Place: asia
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 6K
Robot Jox (1989)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 50 years after a nuclear war, the two superpowers handle territorial disputes in a different way. Each fields a giant robot to fight one-on-one battles in official matches, each piloted by a man inside, known as robot jockeys or jox. The contest for ...
Style: mecha, futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: androids and robots, giant robots, robot, post apocalypse, technology gone awry, laser, man versus machine, giant robot, space and aliens, heroic mission, survival, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: alaska, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 252
Gasaraki (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Gasaraki is a mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise. It was directed by Ryousuke Takahashi, who also co-created the series along with Sunrise and was assisted by Goro Taniguchi. The screenplay was written by Toru Nozaki. The series ...
Style: mecha, serious, suspenseful, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: manipulations, heroes, young heroes, supernatural, supernatural ability, family business, siblings relations, weapon system, family relations, super weapon, battles, escapades ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?