Star Blazers (1979– )

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A starship must make a dangerous voyage to a distant planet and back to save Earth.

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Series cast summary:
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 Dashell 'Dash' Jordan / ... (77 episodes, 1979)
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 Homer Glitchman (77 episodes, 1979)
Amy Howard Wilson ...
 Nova (52 episodes, 1979)
Lydia Leeds ...
 Queen Starsha / ... (52 episodes, 1979)
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 Derek Wildstar (52 episodes, 1979)
Tom Tweedy ...
 Mark Venture (52 episodes, 1979)
Gordon Ramsey ...
 Orion Sr. / ... (52 episodes, 1979)
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In the late 2100s, the planet Gamilon, a world far beyond Earth's Solar System, declares war on all of Earth. The nations of Earth fight as one against the Gamilons, but one by one, Earth's fleets are defeated. When the nations of Earth refuse to surrender, Gamilon begins bombarding Earth with Planet Bombs, radioactive missiles that look like meteors, which gradually spread deadly radiation all over Earth, forcing what's left of humanity to retreat to underground cities. Queen Starsha of planet Iscandar contacts Earth and promises to provide Cosmo-DNA that can remove the radioactivity and restore Earth to beautiful life. She provides plans to an engine that will allow a brave, young group of technicians to journey more than a hundred thousand light-years to Iscandar, obtain the Cosmo-DNA, and return to Earth within one Earth year. In 2199, an old sea-going vessel is fitted with the awesome engine and launched toward Iscandar. Along the way, the intrepid crew must fight the Gamilons, ... Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Released in the U.S. to cash in on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), the series actually predates A New Hope by three years. See more »

Quotes

Mark Venture: But Doctor Sane, we don't know where we're going.
Doctor Sane: Most people don't.
Mark Venture: But I'm sure it's top secret and you shouldn't be here.
Doctor Sane: Everybody's got to be someplace.
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One of the best anime series ever
11 November 2001 | by (Spokane, WA) – See all my reviews

Along with Robotech, this series was one of those that shaped my childhood (I know, pathetic). Incorporating a love interest, David-vs.-Goliath theme, and some of the best in Japanese animation, this series is one that any adult could easily love as much as any child.


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