Wherein Adam wonders if the ultimate moral of SBY 2199 is more, or less complex than the original series’ revisionist history
Space Battleship Yamato takes yet another step away from being an interesting war story.
If Space Battleship Yamato 2199 doesn’t find its spine, it’s going to be a very low-stakes third act.
Episode 16 of SBY 2199 demonstrates the inherent challenges of trying to be a smart space opera.
Kodai and Shima hug it out, sort of, and the Gamilans take a few more steps away from being a simplistic evil empire while reaffirming their role as space Nazis of the first order.