If You Like Space Operas, You'll Love Yamato 2199

In 1974, before Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica, Gundam, and Macross, there was Space Battleship Yamato (or Starblazers as it was known in the U.S.). Now nearly four decades later the series has returned with the reboot Space Battleship Yamato 2199—a reboot that easily makes for the best space opera in more than half a … » 10/08/13 6:00am 10/08/13 6:00am

Yamato 2199 is a Beautifully Retold Classic (And It’s Only Half Done)

Before there was Macross, before there was Gundam, there was Yamato. Space Battleship Yamato (called Star Blazers in the West) is the original space opera anime and a cornerstone of anime popular culture in Japan. Now, nearly 40 years after its original television debut, a 26-episode remake of the original series is… » 1/29/13 7:00am 1/29/13 7:00am

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 in …