What is STAR BLAZERS 2199

STAR BLAZERS,

which was produced in Japan in 1974, is a monumental work that has greatly influenced creators and subsequent animated series as the archetypal Japanese space opera. As a series with such a history like this, the production teams of all the companies involved have come together to create a remake of the production. We hope that not only the fans of the original work, but as well as the young generation of viewers far and wide, will be touched by this work, and enjoy STAR BLAZERS 2199.

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Production Overview

A new animated series, also known as STAR BLAZERS 2199 overseas (Japanese: Uchu-Senkan Yamato 2199). Beginning in Spring 2012, there are seven segments that have begun releases within Japan as theatrical films (as of now, up until the sixth segment has been released in theaters) and the DVD and Blu-ray of the first five theatrical film versions that were released in theaters have been released for sale. It is an extremely popular series that begun on the MBS/TBS network in Japan in April 2013 and will be ending in September 2013.

 

26 episodes total (22 minutes per episode, 30 minutes on broadcast television) and 7 segments (specifically for theater release).