Some sad news for fans of old school anime: voice actor Makio Inoue, known for such roles as Harlock in Captain Harlock and Ishikawa Goemon XIII in Lupin the Third, has passed away at the age of 81. Hit the jump to learn more.
Legendary manga creator Leiji Matsumoto, known for Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock and the wider 'Leijiverse' has been hospitalized in Italy after suffering a suspected stroke. More information after the jump.
It's time for another heaping spoonful of additions to Crunchyroll's anime catalog. This time members can look forward to Captain Harlock: Arcadia of My Youth - Endless Orbit SSX, Midnight Eye Goku, Nagasarete Airanto, The Legend of Black Heaven, and both Honey and Clover and Honey and Clover II. They all launch today, so check out the details and timing for each after the jump.
Looking for something to tide you over while Space Battleship Yamato 2199 comes out? We've got just the thing! Let us get you hooked on the original series of Captain Harlock and Galaxy Express 999, two of creator Leiji Matsumoto's early classics. Find out more about both after the jump!
Seven Seas Entertainment has annnounced the license of the original Captain Harlock manga series, the genre-defining space opera by manga legend Leiji Matsumoto. They will publish The Classic Collection manga series for the first time in North America in print as two large trim hardcover omnibus editions. Volume 1 will be released on April 24, 2018 for $24.99 USA / $28.99 CAN.
Apparently Discotek Media had a great time at this past weekend's Katsucon, and the enthusiasm carried through to a new license announcement on Facebook. The latest is another visit to the world of Leiji Matsumoto, this time in the form of the Arcadia of My Youth film's 1982 TV anime followup, Captain Harlock Endless Orbit SSX. Read on for more.
Seven Seas has has continued their week of book announcements with manga three manga, including an adaptation of the Count of Monte Cristo, plus updates on classics Devilman and Captain Harlock. Get the details after the jump.
Shogakukan has published Zero-Dimensional Machine Journey, a new art book featuring some 400 illustrations from Katsumi Itabashi and Leiji Matsumoto dealing with mechanical designs from such series as Galaxy Express 999, Captain Harlock, and Space Battleship Yamato. Hit the jump to learn more.