The Yamato’s latest journey shall be most dire, indeed.
Earlier today, the official Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love (Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi) anime film franchise’s website updated with details on the upcoming fifth film. The new installment will be subtitled Rengoku-hen (Purgatory Chapter). The film will open on May 25 at select theaters across Japan.
Much like the previous runs, folks who attend the screenings will be able to purchase a special edition Blu-Ray of the film.
The fourth film, Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love: Tenmei-hen opened in Japanese theaters today. Seven films are currently planned in the saga, which tells the tale of the Yamato after its safe arrival at Iscandar.
Nobuyoshi Habara (D.N.Angel, Fafner) is directing the project at Xebec, with Nobuteru Yuki (Vision of Escaflowne, Orange) providing character designs. Harutoshi Fukui (Mobile Suit Gundam UC) is in charge of series composition for the movies.
Akira Miyagawa is scoring the soundtracks for the films.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Susumu Kodai: Daisuke Ono
- Yuki Mori: Houko Kuwashima
- Daisuke Shima: Kenichi Suzumura
- Kaoru Niimi: Aya Hisakawa
- Mikage Kiryu: Eriko Nakamura
- Zwordar: Hideaki Tezuka
- Hajime Saito: Hiroki Touchi
- Klaus Keyman: Hiroshi Kamiya
- Susumu Yamazaki: Hiroshi Tsuchida
- Shirō Sanada: Houchu Ohtsuka
- Yasuo Nanbu: Kenji Akabane
- Isami Enomoto: Kenjiro Tsuda
- Lauren Barel: Masaki Terasoma
- Osamu Yamanami: Masashi Ebara
- Yoshikazu Aihara: Masato Kokubun
- Hikozaemon Tokugawa: Mugihito
- Akira Yamamoto: Rie Tanaka
- Teresa: Sayaka Kanda
- Dr. Sakezō Sado: Shigeru Chiba
- Kotetsu Serizawa: Tesshō Genda
- Heikuro Todo: Toshihiko Kojima
- Ryu Hijikata: Unshō Ishizuka
- Sifar Sabera: Yuko Kaida
- Kenjiro Ota: Yuuki Chiba
- Yuria Misaki: Aya Uchida
- Shiori Nagakura: Kazusa Amagai
- Jiro Tsurumi: Keisuke Koumoto
- Miki Saijo: Satomi Moriya
- Juzo Okita: Takayuki Sugo
- Earth Federation President: Yuji Mikimoto
Source: Animate Times