"Space Battleship Yamato 2199" Train Travels Kyoto Prefecture

Third chapter of classic sci-fi remake promoted with wrapped train through March

To promote the third chapter of the classic sci-fi anime remake Space Battleship Yamato 2199, a special wrapped train is running on Kitakinki Tango Railway Co.'s Miyazu and Miyafuku lines in northern Kyoto Prefecture through March 31st. The special train features the titular battleship on both sides, with an interior decoration featuring space fighters engaged in the series' classic battles and life sized characters.

 

 

A schedule is kept online at http://ktr-tetsudo.jp/railroad/wrapping/index.html#anc02

 

 

 

Speaking of Yamato, upcoming merch includes :

 

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 1/1000 Gamiras Ship Set 1 Plastic Model - due in January

 

Yamato Girls Collection - Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Yuki Mori (Ship Uniform Ver.) 1/8 - due in February

 

Cosmo Fleet Collection - Space Battleship Yamato -Iskandar Gekitou Arc- mini figures - due in March

 

 

 

 via The Asahi Shimbun

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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