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    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.

  • Sunday January 30, 2022
  • Check Out the First 15 Minutes of the Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Film

    Latest entry in ongoing series reboots 1979's Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage movie

    The crew of the Yamato face tough battles and an impossible choice in a new promotional video that previews the first 15 minutes of Space Battleship Yamato 2205: A New Voyage Kosho -STASHA-, an ongoing theatrical anime film series that serves as a sequel to Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 and as a remake for the 1979 film, Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • 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.

  • Wednesday January 19, 2022
  • Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Anime Film Series Reveals Next Entry

    Second film in the series hits Japanese theaters on February 04, 2022

    A third film has been announced for Space Battleship Yamato 2205: A New Voyage, an anime film series that serves as a sequel to Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 and as a remake for the 1979 film, Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday October 20, 2021
  • Orders Will Soon Open for Captain Harlock Label Scotch

    Limited-run vintages feature Leiji Matsumoto's art of the anime hero

    Whiskey Mew has made itself a reputation for pairing spirits with anime stars. Their latest offering pays tribute to Captain Harlock, Leiji Matsumoto's legendary space pirate. Have a look at the company's Harlock-label whiskeys after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 13, 2021
  • Akinori Nakagawa & Sayaka Kanda to Star in Galaxy Express 999 Musical in April 2022

    Godiego's iconic anime theme song will be featured again

    A musical adaptation of Leiji Matsumoto's sci-fi adventure manga series Galaxy Express 999 is set to be performed at Nihon Seinenkan Hall in Tokyo in April 2022. It will be a "complete version" of the story from the start of the journey into space to the farewell. Hit the jump for more details.