Posts Tagged ‘Yamato’

First Look: Space Battleship Yamato 2199 – A Must See for 2013!

宇宙戦艦ヤマト2199/Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 Nearly four years ago, I decided to expand my classic anime education by watching the original 1974 anime series Space Battleship Yamato (not to be confused with the American rewrite using the same animation known as Star Blazers).  Despite some weaknesses in some of the episode stories and some deus ex

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 — Final Thoughts

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2/宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Having enjoyed Space Battleship Yamato well enough, I looked forward to seeing its sequel, Space Battleship Yamato 2. I liked the idea of “space marines” (“space cavaliers” actually) being added to the mix and for there to be other ships other than Yamato. Unfortunately, the writers got lazy and this sequel

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 — 25 & 26 (finale)

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 25 – 26 (Final episodes)宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 25 and 26 (TV, Anime) SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Yamato begins its two-pronged attack on the White Comet, which surprises the ruling elite. The emperor orders an immediate withdrawal from the planet, which activates the wind barrier around Gatlantis, destroying many of Yamato‘s fighter-bombers and protecting

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 24

Space Battleship Yamato 2 24 Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 24 宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 24 (TV, Anime) SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Susumu faces off against Desler and wonders why Desler is fighting with the Comet Empire. Susumu could understand Desler fighting to save his people even at the expense of humans. For Desler, it is about revenge as

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 23

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 23宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 23 (TV, Anime) SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: The White Comet re-approaches Earth after having worked over the moon while Desler’s fleet has located Yamato and prepares to attack. Yamato warps away to where the White Comet had been, but it has already moved a lot closer to Earth. Before Yamato

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 22

Space Battleship Yamato 2 22

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 22 宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 22 (TV, Anime) Space Battleship Yamato 2 22 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: As repairs are underway, the heavily damaged Yamato flees to Jupiter’s Ganymede Base, where they can dock the ship and make use of the facilities to perform structural repairs. Meanwhile in sick bay, Acting Captain Susumu Kodai

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 21

Space Battleship Yamato 2 21

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 21 宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 21 (TV, Anime) Space Battleship Yamato 2 21 SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Hijikata dispatches the Hyperion Fleet to meet Balsey’s fleet of battleships. However, as they exchange fire, it is clear that Balsey’s impulse weapons are superior to the Earth forces big guns and the Hyperion Fleet is quickly

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Space Battleship Yamato 2 20

Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2 Episode 20宇宙戦艦ヤマト2 Ep. 20 (TV, Anime) SPOILER Summary/Synopsis: Earth President receives a briefing from the military while Earth Defense Force Fleet Commander Hijikata summons all of his captains for a briefing on the situation and the forthcoming battle. Afterward, he summons Susumu, where he has a special mission for the captain

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