February 03, 2013

Yes Indeedily!

If Leiji Matsumoto really isn't your thing....GET OFF MY LAWN!

(These kids today....)
Another english trailer with the French Title(Albator)  here...

A brief report in French on the film.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 08:28 PM | Comments (7) | Add Comment
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1 I've never gotten around to seeing the original anime.  A few times when I went looking for it, all I found were what appeared to be sequels.  Is the original version still available?

I am looking forward to this version, though I do prefer my space pirates to be a bit, younger...

Posted by: Siergen at Sun Feb 3 21:15:33 2013 (Ao4Kw)

2 Siergen...why don't you have a seat over there....

While you wait for Mr. Hansen you can watch the whole 42 episode original series on Crunchyroll.  Be advised it is as much a  horror series as it is an adventure series but it's got Kei Yuki in it and she's legal and smart and cute.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Sun Feb 3 21:38:26 2013 (vp6an)

3 This Fan film I found linked to the second video seems to have scored some alternate footage, including some closeups of Emeraldis at the 51 second mark.  Never quite pictured her as the latex type, but it's... nice.

Posted by: Mauser at Mon Feb 4 02:01:56 2013 (cZPoz)

4 In the pink skinsuit? No, that's Kei Yuki the ships third officer.

Here she is introducing Tadashi,  (the Audience Identification Character) to the ships cook.


Note that unlike some other shows the male lead gets a skinsuit too.


Here they all are asking the important questions
    http://brickmuppet.mee.nu/images/tumblr_l8akye1HXe1qapmmp.png   The important answer is "NO!"

Emereldas is  captain of another ship entirely.

Note that except for the last OAV series, which is (sort of) a sequel to the first series, the "sequels" are all actually re-imaginings with completely different universes and similar characters.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Mon Feb 4 06:38:43 2013 (vp6an)

5 I've always wondered -- is Kei Yuki from Harlock related to Yuki from Starblazers/Yamato? Or are they just drawn alike?

Posted by: Suburbanbanshee at Mon Feb 4 08:33:55 2013 (cvXSV)

6 Kei Yuki and Yuki Mori  are completely different and the series are in separate universes. Both women are Matsumoto designs though.

Posted by: The Brickmuppet at Mon Feb 4 08:48:20 2013 (vp6an)

7 Matsumoto is one step above Tezuka when it comes to character design.  And his long and lithe females have long attracted me to his work (although the potato people have a counterbalancing effect).

I've been curious to see his debut work, "Sexaroid", although not because of the title.... well, maybe a little.  But 1969 vintage anime isn't really a hot commodity these days.

Posted by: Mauser at Tue Feb 5 04:50:49 2013 (cZPoz)

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