Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Suisei no Gargantia Recommendations
Following blind orders, being in the future, meaningless fighting amoung ourselves, and the order of power through a type of "feudalism". Both these anime are immensely similar in those ways
While they do not have the same premise, they present science fiction in a form that is appealing.
The main male protagonist in both series are both mysterious but experienced in battle with a personality that seems to be more distant.
There's usage of mecha and other space gadgets used by enemy forces as there seems to be rebellion/war/struggle between certain colonies/empires. The main male protagonist is involved in these struggles and experiences both states of peace and cruelty.
There is drama, action, comedy, and a mysterious background related to the origins of both series.