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.
Netflix has announced that it will be flying the skull and crossbones this summer. Specifically, Toei's 2013 CG adaptation of legendary space opera manga author Leiji Matsumoto's skull iron willed hero Captain Harlock will stream starting August 1st. More after the jump.
After the release of his latest full-CG film Space Pirate Captain Harlock in Japan, the director Shinji Aramaki flew to Los Angeles with the 3D version of the film and showed it to James Cameron. Cameron, who saw only the 2D version before, gave high praise to the 3D version. Hit the jump for more story.