Things are looking bad for Space Battleship Yamato, but awesome for us

In case you were wondering if Japan's new Space Battleship Yamato remake was still looking phenomenally badass, well: If you consider massive space battles with giant guns, Gamilons, dogfights, explosions, and people on starship decks yelling orders and freaking out to be badass, then the answer is an unequivocal "yes." » 5/31/13 11:30am 5/31/13 11:30am

More Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies that Hollywood Could…

The Last Airbender wasn't punishment enough. Whatever we did to deserve Hollywood's "racebending" shenanigans, we've still earned more suffering. Tron Legacy's Garrett Hedlund is reportedly starring in Akira. And there's still the Americanized Cowboy Bebop in the pipeline too. And an Americanized Space Battleship Yamato. » 10/25/11 12:00pm 10/25/11 12:00pm

Producer of Space Battleship Yamato dies after falling off a ship…

Yoshinobu Nishizaki, the 75-year-old producer of the Space Battleship Yamato animated series, marketed in the United States as Star Blazers, has died. The producer, whose real name was Hirofumi Nishizaki, reportedly fell from the steamship Yamato, which was anchored off the coast of Tokyo's Chichijima Island before its … » 11/08/10 12:45pm 11/08/10 12:45pm

Live-Action Star Blazers Trailer Gives Us Goosebumps

We were ambivalent about the trailers for the animated Space Battleship Yamato movie, but we're full-on excited for live-action space battleship fun. Something about the crusty old captain with and the ship firing all batteries just gets us going. » 1/01/10 11:22am 1/01/10 11:22am