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!
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!
To commemorate the revival version of the "Fever: Space Battleship Yamato" pachinko machines from manufacturer SANKYO, they're hosting a campaign website that will stream all six of the animated Space Battleship Yamato movies free of charge. Bump the jump for schedule details and more!
Look out Long John Silver's...The classic SF anime franchise Space Battleship Yamato, better known to US viewers as Star Blazers, is setting sail for the food and beverage biz with a new resturant located in Tokyo's ritzy Aoyama district. Details after the warp jump!
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In it's yet post at the time of writing, but the classic Star Blazers localization of Space Battle Ship Yamato is listed Netflix "new choices to watch instantly" feed/coming soon. Check out the details on this and more Netflix streaming anime after the jump.
When Star Blazers played on syndicated US TV from 1979 to 1984, the airwaves were filled with moldly old cartoons and crappy kids shows. Suddenly, Star Blazers upped the ante with continuing storylines, complex characters, and super cool SF mecha action. Iif you haven’t yet met the likes of Captain Avatar, Leader Desslok, and Derek Wildstar, now’s your chance to get acquainted. The Syfy Channel will be airing two episodes of Star Blazers: The Quest for Iscandar every Thursday night, beginning tonight, April 21.