|Space Battleship Yamato: 2199|
(Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199)
|Original video animation|
|Director||Yutaka Izubuchi, Akihiro Enomoto|
|Producer||Atsushi Ariyoshii, Hideaki Matsumoto, Fumi Teranish, Mikio Gunji, Tetsuya Matsubara|
|Composer||Akira Miyagawa, Isao Sasaki|
|Released||7 April 2012 – ongoing|
It's opening sequence, ochaestrated similarly to the orginal, is done by Hideaki Anno of Gainax who happened to have the original as his favourite Anime. Currently it hasn't been dubbed and is being released as a 26 episode OVA which has also been edited into 50-minute movies shown in Japanese theatres, in April 2013 it will air on television.
In the year 2199, Earth has been reduced to a radioactive desert wasteland. Constant attacks aliens belonging to the planet Gamilus have forced the remaining population underground, but then a friendly alien race from the planet Iscandar decides to help the humans by giving them blueprints for a powerful space battleship capable of cleaning the planet before all is lost.
The United Nations Cosmo Navy - whose space fleets have been decimated by Gamilas forces - resurrects the long-sunken battleship Yamato and applies the blueprint to transform it into the vessel known as Space Battleship Yamato.
- ↑ "New Yamato Anime to Be 26 Episodes, Split Into 7 Films". Anime News Network. 2011-12-23. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2011-12-23/new-yamato-anime-to-be-26-episodes-split-into-7-films. Retrieved 2012-2-1.
- ↑ "New Yamato 2199 Anime Is Also a TV Series". Anime News Network. 2011-11-11. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2011-11-11/new-yamato-2199-anime-is-also-tv-anime. Retrieved 2012-2-1.