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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: Leiji Matsumoto's "Star Blazers," "Yamato 2199," and "Galaxy Railways"

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Space Battleship Yamato Blu-ray/DVD Combo Ready For Launch

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The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for “Space Battleship Yamato” – of “Star Blazers” fame for American audiences – is set for launch. “Space Battleship Yamato” is the 2010 film version of the original series from the early anime classic from the 1970s. The plot is set in the year 2199. Five years after the Gamilons began […]

Star Blazers On Course For Live Action Remake

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The 1979 anime classic, “Star Blazers” has moved one step closer to a live-action remake with the announcement that screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie will also direct the anticipated film. The anime series voice-starred Eddie Allen [Dash Jordan] and Michael Bertolini [Homer Glitchman] and ran for 77 episodes in 1979 as it followed the crew of the […]

Review: "Space Battleship Yamato" Live Action Movie Blu-ray (UK Edition): To Boldly Go Where Mainstream Sci-Fi Has Gone Before

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There’s a pantheon of space opera anime that includes Gundam, Macross, Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999, to name a few. Those last two lead us to Space Battleship Yamato, which is arguably the greatest entrant from its co-creator Leiji Matsumoto. Indeed there can arguably be no better benchmark for a story being legendary than […]

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