History Anime / SpaceBattleshipYamato

28th May '17 4:01:21 PM pwiegle
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* FridgeLogic: If Queen Starsha could send them the plans for the Wave-Motion Engine, why couldn't she have just sent them the plans for the Cosmo Cleaner D/Cosmo DNA instead? See SecretTestOfCharacter, below.
28th May '17 3:05:38 PM pwiegle
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* FridgeLogic: If Queen Starsha could send them the plans for the Wave-Motion Engine, why couldn't she have just sent them the plans for the Cosmo Cleaner D/Cosmo DNA instead? See SecretTestOfCharacter, below.
7th May '17 3:27:21 PM HelloLamppost
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* TechnologyPorn: ''2199'', full stop, with the live-action movie as a distant runner-up. Original also kinda qualifies, but in a ''very'' stylized, Matsumoto-specific way, which doesn't look like this for many.
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Done accidentally by the Yamato in ''2199'' when they test fire the WaveMotionGun on a Gamilon base situated on a floating continent. However, instead of destroying the base, the beam just straight up [[EarthShatteringKaboom destroys the entire continent]]. Oh, and did we mention that the continent was roughly '''the size of Australia'''?

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* TechnologyPorn: ''2199'', full stop, with the live-action movie as a distant runner-up. Original also kinda qualifies, but in a ''very'' stylized, Matsumoto-specific way, which doesn't look like this for many.
many. The periodic sight of the wave motion engine reconfiguring its massive components to become the heart of the Wave Motion Gun, to the accompaniment of [[MostWonderfulSound ominous, escalating sound effects,]] certainly counts.
* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Done accidentally by the Yamato in ''2199'' when they test fire the WaveMotionGun on a Gamilon base situated on a floating continent. However, instead of destroying the base, the beam just straight up [[EarthShatteringKaboom destroys the entire continent]]. Oh, and did we mention that (in ''2099'' at least) the continent was roughly '''the size of Australia'''?
24th Mar '17 7:23:21 AM ExeloMinish
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* DatedHistory: The entire premise of the show relies on the then current belief that the sunken Yamato was mostly intact under the sea, and could be refitted into the Space Battleship. Years later, advances in technology disproved it pretty badly: the ship split in half while sinking, and the wreckage is more or less torn to pieces. ''2199'' had to reinvent a more convoluted story of camouflage as a shipwreck during construction to keep the original idea of a spaceship Yamato.
1st Jan '17 10:51:08 PM ianw1
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** Gievn their planes, tactics, and attitude in the first season, Dessler is more like the Americans, making the FaceHeelTurn more obvious.

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** Gievn their planes, tactics, and attitude in the first season, Dessler is more like the Americans, making the FaceHeelTurn more obvious. In the Episode 2 flashback that depicted the Allies sinking the Yamato in WWII, the American planes are given the Gamilus theme music when they fire upon the battleship.
22nd Dec '16 3:06:42 PM jedidarrick
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[[caption-width-right:254:No, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou the]] ''[[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Yamato]]'' [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou is NOT abowut to shoot you.]] That's what the [[WaveMotionGun big muzzle in the bow]] is for.]]

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[[caption-width-right:254:No, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou the]] ''[[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Yamato]]'' [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou is NOT abowut about to shoot you.]] That's what the [[WaveMotionGun big muzzle in the bow]] is for.]]
19th Nov '16 5:25:16 PM SailorTardis
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After decades of dispute, the Yamato franchise has been resurrected in a big way. [[http://yamato2009.jp A new film]] titled ''Space Battleship Yamato: Rebirth Chapter'', was finally made and released to Japanese theaters on Dec 12, 2009. It takes place 17 years after the events of ''Final Yamato'' in 2220. Funimation has licensed it under ''Space Battleship Yamato: Resurrection''.

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After decades of dispute, the Yamato franchise has been resurrected in a big way. [[http://yamato2009.jp A new film]] titled ''Space Battleship Yamato: Rebirth Chapter'', was finally made and released to Japanese theaters on Dec 12, 2009. It takes place 17 years after the events of ''Final Yamato'' in 2220. Funimation has licensed it under ''Space Battleship Yamato: Resurrection''.
2220.
19th Nov '16 5:24:49 PM SailorTardis
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23rd Aug '16 10:36:57 AM HelloLamppost
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[[caption-width-right:254:No, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou the]] ''[[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Yamato]]'' [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou is NOT about to shoot you.]] That's what the [[WaveMotionGun big muzzle in the bow]] is for.]]

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[[caption-width-right:254:No, [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou the]] ''[[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou Yamato]]'' [[SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou is NOT about abowut to shoot you.]] That's what the [[WaveMotionGun big muzzle in the bow]] is for.]]



* ExtradimensionalShortcut: In an early episode, lightspeed is explained as working like a shortcut through space: travelling at sublight you go in a wavy-line from point A to point B, but at lightspeed you can go in a straight line, cutting travel time drastically.

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* ExtradimensionalShortcut: In an early episode, lightspeed a space warp is explained as working like a shortcut through space: travelling at sublight you go in a wavy-line from point A to point B, but at lightspeed by warping you can go in a straight line, cutting travel time drastically.drastically. You just have to be very careful doing it, or you may "disappear forever, probably into the fourth dimension."
20th Aug '16 10:12:14 AM Tre
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Originally made in the early 70s, it was dubbed to English under the title ''Star Blazers,'' and aired in U.S. afternoon syndication during the late 70s. It was the first Japanese anime series to air in the U.S. that required every episode to be shown in its proper order. The show returned to American airwaves as part of SyFy's Anime block starting April 21, 2011.

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Originally made in the early 70s, it was dubbed to English under the title ''Star Blazers,'' and aired in U.S. afternoon syndication during the late 70s. It was the first Japanese anime series to air in the U.S. that required every episode to be shown in its proper order. The show returned to American airwaves as part of SyFy's Creator/{{Syfy}}'s Anime block starting April 21, 2011.
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