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Memories of the Blue Planet
Space Battleship Yamato 2199
Season 1, Episode 26
MamoruSavesYuki
Japanese title 青い星の記憶
Aoi Hoshi no Kioku
Release date August 24, 2013
Screenplay by Yutaka Izubuchi
Directed by Akihiro Enomoto
Days left Yamato returns to Earth
December 8, 2199
Story guide
Previous
"The Forever War"
Next
(Chronological) Space Battleship
Yamato 2202: Warriors
of Love

(Production) Space Battleship
Yamato 2199: Voyage of
Remembrance

With every day bringing Yamato closer to home, Juzo Okita nears the end of his own journey, and a gravely wounded Yuki Mori clings to life.

SummaryEdit

AnalysisEdit

  • The epilogue of the feature film Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Odyssey of the Celestial Ark briefly depicts what Aihara calls the "mess" back on Earth: radiation and Garmillas plant life have penetrated much further underground, forcing desperate survivors to abandon sectors of the underground cities and leading to worsening riots. Immediately before Todo and Hijikata receive Yamato's transmission from the edge of the solar system, they listen to complaints about marines on crowd control duty having to fire their weapons on fellow humans.

QuestionsEdit

  • Did any others buried in the graveyard near Queen Starsha's palace on Iscandar ("The Distant Promised Land") have their consciousness preserved in the same way that Mamoru Kodai's was after his death?

Noteworthy DialogueEdit

  • Sanada admits that the Cosmo Reverse System is driven by the preserved consciousness of Mamoru Kodai--what some might call his ghost:
Sanada: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic," huh?

Behind the ScenesEdit

  • When attempting to make sense of the Cosmo Reverse System, Sanada quotes one of author Arthur C. Clarke's Three Laws of future scientific and technological development.[1]

CastEdit

ReferencesEdit


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