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    Sunday February 19, 2023
  • Legendary Manga and Anime Creator Leiji Matsumoto Passes Away at 85

    Matsumoto passed away on February 13

    Japanese production company Toei announced today that influential anime and manga creator Leiji Matsumoto, best known for creating Space Battleship Yamato and Galaxy Express 999, passed away on February 13 at 85. Read on for more details.

  • Wednesday January 25, 2023
  • Galaxy Express 999 Collabs with Seiko for 45th Anniversary Watch

    Only 999 watches will be available to commemorate the Leiji Matsumoto masterpiece

    45 years ago, Maetel first took Tetsuro—and us—on a journey to the stars. To celebrate this big anniversary, watch maker Seiko has created a limited-edition Galaxy Express 999 timepiece. Have a look, and find out where to claim yours, after the jump!

  • Sunday February 6, 2022
  • Former Takarazuka Star Mari Hanafusa Newly Cast as Maetel in Galaxy Express 999 Musical

    "I want to live the role of Maeter with all my heart and soul, together with Saaya."

    The official website for Galaxy Express 999: THE MUSICAL announced today that 48-year-old former Takarazuka star Mari Hanafusa is newly cast as the main heroine Maetel, in place of Sayaka Kanda, who passed away on December 18, 2021. Check out her message after the jump.

  • Tuesday January 25, 2022
  • Galaxy Express 999 Musical is Currently Being Adjusted for Relaunch

    The new cast for Maetel will be announced as soon as decided

    Five weeks after the sudden passing of Sayaka Kanda, who was originally cast as the main heroine Maetel, the official website for the new musical adaptation of Leiji Matsumoto's sci-fi adventure manga series Galaxy Express 999 announced today that the show is currently being adjusted for relaunch. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday January 6, 2022
  • RECS: What To Finally Tackle On Your New Year’s Watchlist

    It's about the journey, not the destination ... no pain, no gain ... you get the point

    “Brevity is the soul of wit” might be true for some anime, but what about those that take their time? This rec list pushes beyond the standard two-cour series, skipping filler for memorable writing and characters with personalities that stick like glue. If you haven’t knocked these out yet, now’s the perfect time to give these classics (new and old) a fair shot at your heart.

  • Monday November 8, 2021
  • Meet the Cast of the New Galaxy Express 999 Musical

    More cast members have been revealed, along with a photo of everyone in costume

    A full cast list has just dropped for the Galaxy Express 999 musical, coming to the stage in Japan this spring. How will the cast look in costume? You can find out right now! The cast list and photo are waiting for you after the jump.