Star Blazers Got Me Through The Shittiest Year Of My Childhood

I was a happy child, but I didn't have such a happy childhood. Other kids didn't get my weird vibe, especially in elementary and middle school. And one year in particular, we moved to a new city and a new school, and things got ugly. Only one thing kept me from losing my shit: Star Blazers. » 3/13/15 4:38pm 3/13/15 4:38pm

See The Weapon That Beats The Wave Motion Gun In The New Yamato Movie

As far as I know, we still haven't gotten the new Space Battleship Yamato 2199 TV/movie series in the United States, even after it aired a whole season in Japan. But now, there's a follow-up movie, Star-Voyaging Ark, in which the Yamato gets hit with a weapon called the Flame Direct Attack Cannon, that can "transcend… » 12/19/14 4:00am 12/19/14 4:00am

Yamato 2199 is a Bold New Way to Make an Anime

Space Battleship Yamato » 1/29/13 5:45am 1/29/13 5:45am ( in the West) is one of the cornerstones of anime. Created by Yoshinobu Nishizaki and the legendary Leiji Matsumoto (, , Daft Punk's ), it is the original space opera anime and has had a prominent place in Japanese popular culture for nearly 40 years. With the success of the live-action film…