Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 24

Episode 24 – The Distant Promised LandScreenshot (586)

Yamato finally reaches Iscandar… But is it really over? Hit the jump and find out!
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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 23

Episode 23 – One Man’s War

Screenshot (573).pngThe episode starts with a huge explosion…  a harbinger of the destruction to come.  Will there be salvation?

Hit the jump to find out!
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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 22


Episode 22 – The Star That is Our Destination

2199 has had many “before the battle” episodes, but this is the Big One.  Yamato‘s crew and the Gamilas leaders both know this is the final turn of the cards…

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Hit the jump, and let’s get ready for the final battle!

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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 21


Episode 21 – Prison Planet 17

Screenshot (518)A busy episode with a lot going on!  Prison riots, revolutions, and a huge plot reveal…  Hit the jump and let’s get right to it?
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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 20


Episode 20 – Under a Rainbow Sun

Screenshot (475)This was… one hell of an episode.  One hand, it was a spectacularly directed and animated space battle.  On the other, something much more….

Hit the jump to find out what that is!
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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 19


Episode 18 – They’re Here

Screenshot (450)Not an action filled episode, but a prelude to the action. Not much happens in some ways…  But it’s filled with interesting character moments, and brings past threads and events into the current context.  Most importantly, it’s setting the stage as 2199 moves towards its climax.

Hit the jump and let’s take a look!

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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – One Week Pause

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My deepest apologies, but I’m going to have to take a break this week.

Last night, one of our guinea pigs spent the night at the vet’s in intensive care…  We adopted Miss Molly mostly fully grown in April of 2012, so she’s getting pretty close to seven years old.  That’s pretty old for a piggie (80-85 in human terms?), and her health is increasingly frail.  With the problems she’s already having, last night was pretty scary, I didn’t sleep well, and my head isn’t exactly in a place for creative work.

Hopefully she comes home today (watch my twitter for updates), but the future is increasingly cloudy.  (Not helped by having another pig with inoperable cancer.)

Yeah, probably more than you wanted to know, sorry.

Anyhow, the short version is that it was one h*ll of an action packed episode…  Scott’s review, linked below, covers all that pretty well.  Hit the link and give it a read!  There’s some stuff I want to talk about, but I’ll add it to next week’s post.


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Other Participants:

– Mechanical Anime Reviews: Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Episode 18 – Fortune favors the bold

You can see the all the postings in this series by visiting the Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 Group Watch category page.  If you want to participate, this post has all the information you need.

Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 17


Episode 17 – Out of the Forest of Memories

Screenshot (416).pngThis is… wow. An episode that reveals some painful truths about the past… The title of the ep (“Out of the Forest of Memories”) is a very apt one.

Hit the jump, and let’s dive on in shall we!
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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 16


Episode 16 – Alternative Futures

The crew of the Yamato face a new, unexpected, and dangerous enemy this week…  one that walks the decks of the Yamato herself…

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Hit the jump and let’s dive into this week’s episode!

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Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 15


Episode 15 – Point of No Return

Political plots, cliffhangers, and a bang up space battle – another packed episode this week.

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Hit the jump and let’s get going!

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