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3rd Yamato 2199 Anime Film's 1st 10 Minutes Streamed

posted on by Egan Loo
3rd film covering episodes 7-10 to debut in Japanese theaters on October 13

On Monday, the Hikari TV and Bandai Channel services began streaming the first 10 minutes from the third installment of the Space Battleship Yamato 2199 television anime series and film project. Hikari TV's stream can be viewed outside Japan, but both services' streams will expire on October 12.

The third film, which will cover episodes 7-10, will open in 12 theaters in Japan on October 13. The Blu-ray Disc and DVD volume for the third film will then ship on November 22.

Yutaka Izubuchi (RahXephon), the 53-year-old animator who worked on mechanical designs and science-fiction concepts on some of the earlier projects in the Yamato franchise, is serving as chief director of this remake of the first series. Nobuteru Yuki (Escaflowne, Record of Lodoss War) is designing the characters, and the anime studios XEBEC and AIC are producing the anime.

The first episode of the television series was previewed on TV on April 6; however, the rest of the episodes will not run on television until 2013 or later.

[Via Starblazers.com Community]

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