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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Yamato 2199

A Look at the Upcoming 
Space Battleship Yamato Remake...
The next big Yamoto project, the first since the 2010 death of the franchise's driving force, Yoshinobu Nishizaki, is Space Battleship Yamato 2199, a remake from director Yutaka Izubuchi (RahXephon) with character design by obuteru Yuki (Escaflowne, Record of Lodoss War), an opening by Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno, and animation from XEBEC and AIC.
The first two episodes will screen in Japanese theaters April 7, 2012 before the series commences on TV later that month. 

  Cast includes
Susumu Kodai (20) Voice actor: Daisuke Ono (Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya)
Shima Daisuke (20) Voice actor: Kenichi Suzumara (Gundam SEED Destiny)
Yuki Mori (19) Voice actor: Houko Kuwashima (InuYasha)

Captain Juuzo Okita (57) Voice actor: Takayuki Sugo (Birdy the Mighty: Decode)

A four minute preview can be seen

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