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    Wednesday July 29, 2015
  • "Yamato 2199" Anime Series Sequel Reportedly in Development

    Early reports of Exec Producer Souji Nishizaki interview from "Ship's Log, the Yamato Premium Fan Club" fuel rumors

    Japanese fan buzz purportedly from an early look at issue 11 of Ship's Log, the Yamato Premium Fan Club magazine has it that Exec Producer Souji Nishizaki reveals that pre-production is underway on a follow-up to 2013's Space Battleship Yamato 2199 classic sci-fi remake, with studio Xebec currently doing hiring and research. More after the jump.

  • Monday September 8, 2014
  • "Space Battleship Yamato" Hollywood Remake Film Confirmed by Japanese Side

    "The Usual Suspects" writer Christopher McQuarrie serves as the director

    Tokyo-based company Voyager Entertainment officially announced today on September 8 that a live-action film adaptation of Space Battleship Yamato is in the works as a Hollywood film Star Blazers, using its U.S. broadcast title. Back in October 2013, the project was scooped by Deadline, but no official statement from the Japanese side at the time. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday February 24, 2014
  • "Yamato 2199" Shop Sells Hug Pillow and Hello Kitty Collaboration Items

    Items originally sold at Comiket 85 and Winter Wonder Festival

    Space Battleship Yamato 2199's online shop is now selling a number of special items originally produced for events like Comiket 85 and Winter Wonder Festival. The lineup of unusual items inspired by the sci-fi anime include a hug pillow nurse turned radar operator Yuki Mori and special Yamato x Hello Kitty collaboration goods. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday February 4, 2014
  • Latest "Space Battleship Yamato 2199" Visual Prepares for 40th Anniversary

    New anime movie coming this fall

    Landmark sci-fi anime Space Battle Ship Yamato turns 40 this October, and so far, plans include a new movie from the 2199 revival planned for this fall, an re-broadcast for the 2199 series planned to start in April on Tokyo MX and BS11. Get a look at the new visual for the series site after the jump.

  • Monday January 20, 2014
  • VIDEO: "Yamato" News Update Teases New Movie

    Shiori Kawana is joined by two other Yamato Girls in new promo video

    Shiori Kawana is back, this time with two other Yamato Girls, in the latest news update. The big reveal in this one is that a new Space Battleship Yamato 2199 movie is in the works for 2014. More after the jump.

  • Sunday January 19, 2014
  • VIDEO: More Distribution Options and Bonus Items Discussed in Latest "Star Blazers 2199" News Update

    Remake of classic sci-fi anime comes to Blu-ray and DVD

    Gravure idol Shiori Kawana is back in new "Yamato News." Yuru-Yuru! In the latest installment, she discusses more bonus items for the international release of Star Blazers 2199  (aka Space Battleship Yamato 2199), such as postcards (which can't be shown yet) and a poster book, and more distribution options, including Right Stuf. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday January 6, 2014
  • VIDEO: Latest "Star Blazers 2199" News Update

    More news for the "small children and big children" among Space Battelship Yamato's fans

    Gravure idol Shiori Kawana is back in new "Yamato News," discussing international release plans for the classic sci-fi remake Star Blazers 2199  (aka Space Battleship Yamato 2199). In addition to more talk of shipping fees and negotiations, the Q & A features an answer to the burning question as to why the news is presented as if the audience in kindergarten. Get a look after the jump.

  • Saturday December 28, 2013
  • VIDEO: Latest "Star Blazers 2199" Updates

    Remake of classic sci-fi anime available on Blu-ray and DVD next year

    Gravure idol Shiori Kawana is back in  new "Yamato News" videos, combining international release plans for Star Blazers 2199 with some cosplay posing. In addition to looking at various characters and merchandise from the classic sci-fi remake, she discusses a few tweaks to the release plans, such as handling fees. Get a look after the jump.

  • Tuesday December 24, 2013
  • FUNimation Announces "Noragami" Simulcast

    Live-action "Space Battleship Yamato" also announced

    FUNimaiton has concluded their 12 Days of Anime countdown with news that they'll be streaming Noragami as part of their winter anime line-up. Slots for three other anime from the season were hinted at. They also announced the license of the live-action Space Battleship Yamato sci-fi anime-remake. More after the jump.

  • Sunday December 22, 2013
  • Classic Sci-Fi Anime Ships as "Kan Colle" Girls

    "Gundam" and "Space Battleship Yamato" as ship daughters

    The premise of the classic sci-fi anime Space Battleship Yamato, or Star Blazers, involves a last ditch effort in which humanity rebuilds World War II battleship Yamato. Of course, the flagship of the Japanese Combined Fleet has been reimagined as cute young lady for the new Kan Colle phenomenon. 2199 remake manga artist Michio Murakawa has offered an alternative with heroine Yuki Mori as a Kan Colle ship girl.  Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday December 9, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Star Blazers 2199" Release Plans Outlined in New "Yamato News"

    Plus a look at special Hello Kitty collaboration items for Comiket

    Gravure idol Shiori Kawana is back in a new "Yamato News" video, combining international release plans for Star Blazers 2199 with some cosplay posing. Get a look after the jump.

  • Monday December 2, 2013
  • VIDEO: Yamato Girl Hosts First English "Star Blazers 2199" News Video

    Remake of classic sci-fi anime available on Blu-ray and DVD next year

    Following this weekend's announcement of international release plans for Star Blazers 2199, a social media campaign has kicked off with Twitter and Facebooks accounts, as well as the first English Yamato news video, starring gravure idol Shioro Kawana as the host "Yamato Girl."Get a look after the jump.