June 30th's issue 14 of Space Battleship Yamato fan magazine Ship's Log offered the fourth part of an interview series with Executive Producer Shoji Nishizaki and Producer Hirotaka Furukawa, and that in turn offered some intriguing updates for international fans of the classic space-opera. Get a look after the jump.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!