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Narm: Through the Years and Far Away to some, thanks to the Engrish.
Spiritual Licensee: This is perhaps one of the best adaptation of Joe Halderman's The Forever War in existence, although some differences (e.g. the genders are flipped) exist. Even the aliens are called Tarsians.