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Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

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In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato set out on a journey to the planet Iscandar to acquire a device that can heal the ravaged Earth.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Takuya Kimura ...
Meisa Kuroki ...
Toshirô Yanagiba ...
Naoto Ogata ...
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi ...
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ...
Maiko ...
Reiko Takashima ...
Toshiyuki Nishida ...
Toshihiro Yashiba ...
Kazuki Namioka ...
Takumi Saitô ...
Kensuke Ohwada ...
Kana Harada ...


In 2199, five years after the start of the Gamilas attack on Earth, the planet has been ravaged by the aliens' radiation bombs and the remnants of humanity have fled underground. One day, former pilot Susumu Kodai discovers a capsule sent from the planet Iskandar that tells of a device that can remove the radiation from the Earth's surface. The United Nations of Space Administration rebuilds the battleship Yamato, with a new type of propulsion system - the wave motion engine. This enables her to make the long trip to Iskandar and back in hopes of saving the Earth. Within 73 days, the radiation will drive the rest of humanity to extinction. Written by Anonymous

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2199: Космическая одиссея  »

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Erika Sawajiri was originally going to star as Yuki Mori, but was replaced by Meisa Kuroki. See more »


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A visual and nostalgic treat!
7 July 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I watched and loved the anime 'Starblazers' as a kid and now 30+ years on I find out they've made a live action version of the series that I knew absolutely nothing about! Well, I just HAD to watch it, not expecting anything great.... putting my hopes as high as a SciFy movie of the week or a campy Godzilla movie.

Boy was I surprised! The movie does leap right into things without the background development of the main 'spaceship' or real character introductions, but to enjoy the movie, especially if you have any familiarity with the source cartoon, it really didn't hinder it that much. When the 'Yamamoto' took off and the special effects were introduced, I almost crapped my pants! It looked FANTASTIC!! Exactly like my 9 year old mind pictured as if it were brought to life!

This movie is FAR from Shakespeare, but for an action space romp, popcorn munching entertainment vehicle... it sure impressed me silly... especially compared to the dreck coming out of Hollywood these days.

If you have fond memories of 'Starblazers', this is a MUST SEE... even if you never saw the cartoon, I'd highly recommend this as a decent time waster.... you could do far worse!

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