Wherein Adam wonders about the racial undertones of the second Space Battleship Yamato 2199 movie
Wherein Adam wonders why Japan in near-future anime never imagines beyond the geopolitics of the 20th century.
Wherein the final episode of Space Battleship Yamato 2199 makes a play for our feelings
Wherein SBY 2199 fails at foreshadowing, but manages to really distance itself from its predecessor’s simplistic revisionism
Wherein Adam wonders if the ultimate moral of SBY 2199 is more, or less complex than the original series’ revisionist history
Wherein the twenty-third episode of Space Battleship Yamato 2199 takes a turn toward crazytown.
Wherein the writers give us a moment of calm before the Yamato’s final push toward Gamilas and Iscandar.
Wherein Space Battleship Yamato 2199 finally makes the good guys bleed.
Wherein Gamilas suddenly seems interesting enough to merit its own spin-off series
Space Battleship Yamato takes yet another step away from being an interesting war story.