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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 31

Yamato‘s 50th year on planet Earth got off to a great start with the long-awaited reveal for REBEL 3199 Chapter 1, the arrival of 4K Farewell to Yamato…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 30

Imagine being able to walk into a movie theater in 2023, to see the original Space Battleship Yamato movie on a big screen. Fans in Japan got to…

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Project announcement:Saga of a Space Battleship

A Space Battleship Yamato fan series written by Jeff Lincoln, CG art by Warren Swanson The Saga of Yamato is timeless as her legend. 30 years of peace…

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12 Moments In Anime #3: Keep Riding That Space Train

For anyone not in the know, Leiji Matsumoto was a manga artist who was famous for his elaborate space opera stories like Captain Harlock, Space Battleship Yamato ,…

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Anime NYC 2023: Localize This! – Secrets of Localization Revealed!

Date: 11/19/2023 Panelists: Zack Davisson - Translator (Devilman, Space Battleship Yamato, Cutie Honey) Sara Linsley - Letterer (Sweat and Soap,

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 29

November 2023 turned into a busier month than expected thanks to a new 2199 manga chapter, various announcements, live events, and a sudden burst of information on Yamato…

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The Unbearable Weight of the Past: Space Battleship Yamato 2202

I consider Space Battleship Yamato 2199 to be perhaps the best franchise remake ever. Outside of legacy and possibly 2D vs. 3D animation preference for battles, it improves…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 28

October 2023 gave us a nice uptick over the activity of September with product announcements, live events, reruns on TV, a big screen revival, and more. Here’s what…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 27

After that nice bump in August, Yamato world settled back down in September to match the slow pace we saw in July. However, fans must have sensed something…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 26

In a welcome surprise, activity in August doubled over the slow month of July, bringing us more summer music events and news from multiple fronts, the most exciting…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 25

Summer doldrums (or whatever) caused activity to drop in the month of July, but the hits were still solid, especially an unexpected announcement that pulled an exceedingly rare…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 24

June was about as lively as May (meaning not very much). On the other hand, live music was performed, the 2199 manga returned, a new game arrived with…

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Yamato 3199 mecha designer interview, April 2023

Special Talk Exploring the hints of 3199 Yamato Junichiro Tamamori (Mechanical designer) X Shosuke Uechi (CG director) The fascination of the mechanic expression of Space Battleship Yamato, which…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 23

May 2023 was the lightest month for Yamato activity since the year started, and it likely won’t be the last, since we still don’t have a premiere date…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 22

Yamato world held steady for another month with a new Yamaket fan gathering, another round of Hyuga parts, two live concerts, unexpected media blips and the next issue…

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Yamato movie on Fuji TV, 1978

Article reproduction from Yamato Syndrome doujinshi, 2018 Space Battleship Yamato, Fuji TV August 4 Conditions on the production side Fierce competition at the top, Japan TV drops out…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 21

Activity in March 2023 dropped a bit compared February, but that didn’t make it any less interesting. Any month that gives us online publishing, three major live events,…

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Space Battleship Yamato 3199 Report 1

As of this writing, the debut date for Yamato 3199 is still unknown. But the series has been in production for over a year, and if the gap…

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Leiji Matsumoto: A Tribute

On the 20th February the world learned that Manga and anime legend Leiji Matsumoto had died aged 85 on the 13th Feburary some 7 days prior. A titan…

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The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 117: Leiji Matsumoto Tribute Livestream with Zack Davisson

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! In February of 2023, we learned th...

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 20

In February the pace picked up slightly thanks to online activity and a long-awaited concert, but of course the biggest Yamato news of the month was also the…

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Artificial gravity in space

How is the “artificial gravity” on board Space Battleship Yamato created? Kodai: “float, float” Rikao Yanagita, Senior Researcher, Dream-Science Laboratory Published on Yahoo.co.jp, February 27, 2023. See the…

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Rediscovering the Sea of Stars: Ogiue Maniax Status Update for March 2023

The end of last month hit with some tough news as the world learned that Matsumoto Leiji had passed away at the age of 85. I’m still thinking…

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Tribute to Leiji Matsumoto, Legendary Manga and Anime Pioneer

Leiji Matsumoto, manga artist and animation creator, passed away in Japan on February 13, 2023, at the age of 85. He is arguably the most important figure in…

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A Personal Look Back at Matsumoto Leiji

The news of Matsumoto Leiji’s death shocked me. While the passing of an 85-year-old shouldn’t be too surprising, it still makes me contemplate so many things. The number…

OGIUE MANIAX

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The Manga Review: RIP Leiji Matsumoto

On February 20th, Leiji Matsumoto passed away at the age of 85. Matsumoto made his professional debut in the pages of Manga Shonen magazine in 1954, dabbling in…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 19

Activity held steady as one of our annual digits changed again, and the world inched closer to the year 3199. Despite continued silence from the home office, music…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 18

The final month of 2022 ticked up a bit with a flurry of live events and the triumphant return of Michio Murakawa’s Yamato 2199 manga, both online and…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 17

Yamato world stayed just about as busy in November as the previous few months, always a good sign when there’s no new anime to supercharge things. News announcements,…

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Yamato movie time machine, 1977

1977 was the year anime became a mainstream phenomenon in Japanese media. It started slowly at the fringes, but when the Yamato movie hit pop culture like a…

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Anime and the Costs of Starting Battles

I think a lot of people who read my blog posts know how I feel about wars and fighting. I hate them. Not because they aren’t necessary sometimes,…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 16

October 2022 was one of the busier Yamato months we’ve had since the premiere of 2205 Chapter 2, especially at the end when it started to heat up…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 15

September 2022 was pretty slow, but there’s no bad month to be a Yamato fan. Between a surprise TV appearance, new Hyuga volumes from Hachette, a spectacular hobby…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 14

August 2022 was about average in terms of activity, but there’s never a dull month in Yamato world. The first full-scale book arrived and Star Blazers Lambda reached…

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Vintage Report 5: August 1977

The whole world changed for the better in August 1977, and that is not an exaggeration. With the August 8 premiere of Space Battleship Yamato, the entire anime…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 13

Activity ticked up slightly in July with the arrival of a new pachinko game, a live-action TV appearance, and the first large-scale hobby show in QUITE a while,…

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Why Anime Sci-Fi Space Wars are so Interesting

I talk about Space Wars as shown in anime. Strategy, Villains, Space Combat, Sci Fi Weapons, Mecha, and I kind of just go off the cuff about what I…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 12

Conditions conspired to give us another slow month in Yamato world, but this is a temporary situation as we all know by now. And really, there is no…

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Book translation: Space Battleship Yamato and 70s Japan

Throughout its long history, Yamato has been the subject of repeated analysis with one textbook after another examining the phenomenon. (See them all here.) They are all tempting…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 11

Activity remained steady in May as fans took the wheel and filled in the gaps for their fellow fans with art, modeling, and even a glorious four-hour radio…

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

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Vintage Yamato doujinshi archive

The importance of doujinshi (fanzines) in the early years of Space Battleship Yamato cannot be underestimated. Thanks to a handful of fans who visited the Office Academy animation…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 10

Predictably, April 2022 was one of the slowest months for Yamato news in a long time, since we’re back in the stretch between productions. But any news is…

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The “secret” fan club, 1991-2001

The original Space Battleship Yamato fan club has been well-documented elsewhere on Cosmo DNA. Founded in December 1977 after the incredible success of the first feature film, it…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 9

Activity dropped back to pre-2205 levels in March, reminding us how lucky we are to be fans when a lot of news drops. But even a little is…

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Report 8

2205 activity got a huge boost with the Chapter 2 premiere as a dramatic new turning point was added to the remake universe, giving us a lot to…

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The History of Tatsunoko – 6 – Repetitions

Without any aim to be comprehensive, this article will follow these developments and focus on two shows: 1974’s Hurricane Polymar and 1976’s Gowapper 5 Godam. Although very different,…

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Space Battleship Yamato/Star Blazers: Massive in Japan, Criminally Ignored in the West

Many older anime fans recount with misty eyes rushing home from school to catch Star Blazers’ opening theme…

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The History of Tatsunoko – 3 – Mecha animations

mixture of expressionist motion and anatomical realism was born. It was also the moment when another one of anime’s key stylistic features developed: mechanical animation. Early TV anime…

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Voyage through Outer Space #01 – Leiji Matsumoto’s Roman

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