"Space Battleship Yamato 2202" Teaser Published With Plans For Sci-Fi Sequel

First part opens for limited theatrical run in February, 2017

The promise of September news for Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi ("Soldiers of Love") has some through. Along with the teaser, plans were revealed, with the first of a seven-part follow-up to the 2012 remake of Space Battleship Yamato 219 opening for a 2-week limited run in 15 theaters starting February 25, 2017. Home video releases of humanity's contest with the Comet Empire follow in March. 

 

 

 

Staff includes:

Series composition, Screenplay: Harutoshi Fukui (Gundam Unicorn)
Director: Nobuyoshi Habara (Fafner)
Assistant Director: Makoto Kobayashi  (Yamato 2199 mecha)


Mechanical Design: Junichirō Tamamori 

Mechanical Design: Yasushi Ishizu


Character Design: Yuki Nobuteru
Music: Akira Miyagawa

 

Cast

Susumu Kodai: Daisuke Ono


Yuki Mori: Noriko Kuwashima

 

An Under Armour promotion is also in the works

 

In an interview for June's issue 14 of Space Battleship Yamato fan magazine Ship's Log, Executive Producer Shoji Nishizaki and Producer Hirotaka Furukawa mentioned plans to release the anime internationally, along with 2199, four of six planned volumes of which were released before the shop was closed on a StarBlazers.com distribution plan.

 

 

via Gigazine and AnimeSlovenija

 

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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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