Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2205

Space Battleship Yamato 2205: A New Voyage (宇宙戦艦ヤマト2205 新たなる旅立ち, Uchū Senkan Yamato Ni-ni-zero-go Aratanaru Tabidachi), also known as Star Blazers 2205, is a Japanese military science fiction animated film duology produced by Satelight and Staple Entertainment. It is the sequel to Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 and a remake to the 1979 film Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage,[1] originally based on the Space Battleship Yamato television series created by Yoshinobu Nishizaki and Leiji Matsumoto. It is directed by Kenji Yasuda (Macross Delta) and written by Harutoshi Fukui (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn) with official character designs by Nobuteru Yuki. The first film, with the subtitle Part 1: Takeoff (前章 —TAKEOFF—, Zenshō Teikuofu, lit. "Opening Chapter: Takeoff"). was released in Japanese theaters on October 8, 2021.[2] The second film with the subtitle Part 2: Stasha (後章 —STASHA—, Kōshō Sutasha, lit. "Closing Chapter: Anastasia") was released in Japanese theaters on February 4, 2022.

Star Blazers 2205
宇宙戦艦ヤマト2205 新たなる旅立ち
(Uchū Senkan Yamato 2205 Aratanaru Tabidachi)
GenreAdventure, military science fiction, space opera
Created byLeiji Matsumoto
Yoshinobu Nishizaki
Anime film
Takeoff
Directed byKenji Yasuda
Produced by
  • Kumiko Nakagawa
  • Mizuki Amekawa
Written by
  • Harutoshi Fukui[a]
  • Hideki Oka[b]
Music by
  • Akira Miyagawa
  • Hiroshi Miyagawa
Studio
ReleasedOctober 8, 2021 (2021-10-08)
Runtime97 minutes
Anime film
Stasha
Directed byKenji Yasuda
Produced by
  • Kumiko Nakagawa
  • Mizuki Amekawa
Written by
  • Harutoshi Fukui[a]
  • Hideki Oka[b]
Music by
  • Akira Miyagawa
  • Hiroshi Miyagawa
Studio
  • Satelight
  • Staple Entertainment
ReleasedFebruary 4, 2022 (2022-02-04)
Runtime102 minutes
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ProductionEdit

The film was first announced on March 29, 2019, as revealed by Fukui himself and series former director Nobuyoshi Habara alongside Daisuke Ono. However they didn't reveal what format the sequel will be.[3] Fukui revealed the title of the film following the Yamato concert event on January 10, 2020, alongside the compilation film detailing the events of Yamato 2202.[4] The official website for Yamato 2202 was later updated regarding the upcoming film, revealing new staff to take the helm in the film's production. Kenji Yasuda replaces Nobuyishi Habara as director while returning staff from the previous movie were brought in with Hideki Oka for the scripts, Akira Miyagawa for the music and Junichirō Tamamori, Yasuchi Ishizu and Mika Akitaka were brought in for both ship designs and mechanical designs.[5] On June 11, 2021, it was announced that the films will be a duology set after the events of 2202 and will be a remake of the 1979 film Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage.[6] Alongside the first film's subtitle and its release date of October 8, 2021, info on the returning cast to reprise their roles in the film as well as introducing new characters and ship designs was also revealed.[7] After the first film's premiere, it was announced that the second part of the film series will have a release date of February 4, 2022.[8]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Series composition and screenplay
  2. ^ a b Screenplay
  3. ^ Animation production (アニメーション制作)
  4. ^ Production main (制作メイン)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 Anime Gets New Sequel".
  2. ^ "宇宙戦艦ヤマト2205:「前章 -Take Off-」10月8日上映 「新たなる旅立ち」以後の要素を一挙結集 次世代クルー、銀河レベルでの星間戦".
  3. ^ "Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 Anime Gets New Sequel".
  4. ^ "Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Anime Debuts Next Winter".
  5. ^ "Macross Delta's Kenji Yasuda Directs Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Anime".
  6. ^ "1st of 2 Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Films Opens on October 8".
  7. ^ "アニメ映画『宇宙戦艦ヤマト 2205 新たなる旅立ち』前章10/8公開 | アニメイトタイムズ".
  8. ^ "2nd Space Battleship Yamato 2205 Film Reveals February 4 Opening, Visual by Kia Asamiya".

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