April 13, 2013

New Star Blazers anime coming out

Via io9 we see news that the classic soap operatic Space Battleship Yamato -- aka Star Blazers in the US -- has been remade using updated animation. I absolutely loved the original series, which is over thirty years old. I wrote about the three main series here, when the live-action movie debuted in Japan.

Here's the new intro (in Japanese):

Posted by Hube at April 13, 2013 07:13 PM | TrackBack

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I'm not a big fan of anime, but this looks pretty cool.

Posted by: Carl at April 14, 2013 03:25 PM

Nice remake of the theme song.

Posted by: ShadowWing Tronix at April 14, 2013 06:04 PM

Carl: It's very hard science fiction. Very little fluff. I have VHS's of the three original series. Somewhere ... :-P

Posted by: Hube at April 14, 2013 09:01 PM

Cool. I wonder those VHS tapes are rare. From what I can tell, the original series haven't been shown in the U.S. for years.

Posted by: Carl at April 15, 2013 03:22 PM

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