In space, nobody can hear you watching the previews.
Earlier today, the Space Battleship Yamato 2202 anime film franchise’s official website updated with a new preview of upcoming fifth film Space Battleship 2202: Warriors of Love: Rengoku-hen (Purgatory Chapter). The promo features the first ten minutes of the film in full.
A second video, which recaps the plot of the first four films also hit the web, which you can check out below.
Space Battleship 2202: Warriors of Love: Rengoku-hen (Purgatory Chapter) 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 on January 27. Seven films are currently planned in the saga, which tells the tale of the Yamato after its safe arrival at Iscandar. TV versions of the series are also planned, though specifics on the format have yet to be confirmed.
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
- Mina Ichinose: Tomoyo Kurosawa
- Saki Tōdō: Ayahi Takagaki
- Shuntarō Yasuda: Isao Sasaki