After a drawn-out, viciously-fought war, the earth has been conquered by the alien Illumidus Empire. Harlock, a captain in earth's fleet, crashes his ship to prevent the Illumidus from using it, and flat-out refuses to join them. With the help of his allies, Tochiro and the space pirate Emereldas, and his lover Miya, he wages a private and bitter war against the Illumidus. Written by
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The exact location of the Harlocks' Arcadia (as a birthplace) is a source of discussion and debate among fans. To begin with, the name Harlock is considered to be of Prussian origin; Harlock II states his ancestral birthplace is Heiligenstadt, a German/Austrian area. Whatever the case, the Arcadia of Harlock's youth is assumed to be located in Europe. See more
[During World War I, a pilot is seen flying a biplane through a mountain range amidst a fierce thunderstorm
Phantom F. Harlock I
My name is Phantom F. Harlock. At that time, I was flying amidst rolling thunder from Port Moresby, traversing New Guinea, heading for Rabaul, on New Britain Island. As an aerial explorer, conquering the sky throughout the world was the dream upon which I staked my life. It was the Owen Stanley Mountains that stood in my way; its highest peak was 5030 metres, the mountain ...
The closing credits are set in space. See more
Referenced in Queen Emeraldas
Hoshizora no Last Song
(Last Song of the Starry Sky)
Sung by Maria Asahina
Composed by Masaki Hirao
Arranged by Tatsumi Yano
Lyrics by Keisuje Yamakawa See more