Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 7

Recap: After the battle at Pluto, the Yamato prepares to leave the Solar System once and for all. The crew hold a line-crossing ceremony and are given the opportunity to contact friends and family for what may be the last time.

Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 5

Recap: Captain Okita decides that they cannot allow the Pluto base to continue bombarding Earth unhindered and orders the Yamato to launch an attack on the Gamilas forces stationed there. In the midst of a daring plan to catch them off guard, the Gamilas see through the ruse and launch an attack on a vulnerable Yamato.

Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 4

Recap: The crew runs into conflicting opinions when they are discussing whether to make headway for their destination or stop and assault a base on Pluto that could pose a risk to Earth. Before they can decide however, they receive a distress beacon from one of Saturn’s moons and in the interest of both rescuing…

Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 3

Recap: After successfully engaging the Wave Motion Engine and jumping through time and space, the Yamato suddenly finds itself locked into Jupiter’s gravity, revealing a hidden Gamilas base established there. Time to test out the Wave Motion Gun.

Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 2

Recap: It is revealed that underneath the ruins of the WWII-era battleship, the Yamato, a new spaceship utilizing the blueprints supplied by the Iscandarians has been built in secret, away from the prying eyes of the invading Gamilas. However, the aliens catch wind of it and the forces of Earth are forced to rally the new…

First Impressions: Space Battleship Yamato 2199

Alternate Titles: Uchū Senkan Yamato 2199 Anime remake by Xebec/AIC Premise: Humanity has finally made contact with alien life, but hopes for peace are dashed when the mysterious aliens declare war on humanity and obliterate much of planet Earth. With the planet now a desolate wasteland and humans forced to live in underground cities, humanity wages a…

Exploring Visual Novels 4: Ever 17

Ever 17 is a visual novel developed by the now defunct KID or Kindle Imagine Develop as a stand-alone part of their Infinity series. The visual novel was first released in 2002 on Dreamcast and PS2. In 2003 it received a Japanese PC release before finally being released in English by the also now defunct Hirameki International in 2005. Needless to say official copies are nearly impossible to find at this point.