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    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.

  • 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.

  • Sunday December 1, 2013
  • "Star Blazers 2199" International Release Plans Announced

    First disc due in February

    Back in April, the hosts of the Yamato 2199 Episode 3 web simulcast held up a sign saying that the current remake of Space Battleship Yamato will be exported under the name "STARBLAZERS 2199." Finally, after the Japanese run completed this fall, there's an update, with the official StarBlazers.com posting release plans for the remake of the classic sci-fi anime. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday October 30, 2013
  • Hollywood "Star Blazers" Remake Finds Its Director

    "Usual Suspects" writer to helm production

    Deadline has learned that Skydance Productions has selected Christopher McQuarrie to write and direct the Hollywood remake of Star Blazers, the localized version of anime space opera Space Battleship Yamato. More after the jump.

  • Sunday April 21, 2013
  • "Star Blazers 2199" Launching for International Fans

    Plus, a look at a bit of Railgun x Yamato cross promotion

    No, it's not some weird cosplay hostage photo. The hosts of the Yamato 2199 Episode 3 web simulcast are holding up a sign saying that the current remake of Space Battleship Yamato will be exported under the name "STARBLAZERS 2199." There's currently no indication of when, how, in what language, or whether they'll make "Star Blazers" two words to bring it in line with the 1979 localized version of the original sci-fi anime. More after the jump.

  • Friday December 28, 2012
  • VIDEO: Gamilons vs. Comet Empire in New "Yamato 2199" Anime Preview!

    New "Yamato 2199" feature screens in Jan

    For decades, fans of the old school anime classic Space Battleship Yamato (AKA Star Blazers) have asked themselves, “WHAT IF… the Gamilons and the Comet Empire fought each other in a epic laser-riffc space battle?” A new 10 minute excerpt from the next episode of Yamato 2199 shows such a conflict actually taking place! Watch after the jump!

  • Thursday May 24, 2012
  • VIDEO: New trailer for "Yamato 2199"

    More footage from the Star Blazers re-boot

    We're off to outer space via a new trailer for Yamato 2199, the on-going remake of the original Space Battleship Yamato series better known abroad as Star Blazers. Behold brand new takes on the warp jump, the battle of Pluto, and yes...the wave motion gun after the jump! 

  • Monday March 19, 2012
  • Happy Birthday, Leader Desslok!

    Star Blazer's Bad Guy With a Heart of Gold Was Born on 3/19

    Run into the streets chanting "DESS-lok Desslok-Desslok, DESS-lok Desslok-Desslok!” Today is the birthday of Leader Desslok, the blue-faced bad guy with the heart of gold from Star Blazers (AKA Dessler from Space Battleship Yamato). A full blown tribute to a great space dictator after the jump!

  • Monday March 20, 2012
  • VIDEO: Watch 4 min. of "Space Battleship Yamato 2199"

    They're off to outer space, to save the human race (again)

    After debuting at a Space Battleship Yamato fan event in Tokyo this weekend, Amazon.jp has begun streaming a new minute preview for the upcoming Yamato 2199 anime. Get a look at the new incarnation of Star Blazers after the jump!