Legend of the Galactic Heroes Animated Movies Get Remastered 4K Screenings in Japan
Legend of Galactic Heroes (known as Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu in Japan), a series of space opera sci-fi light novels written by Yoshiki Tanaka and illustrated by Naoyuki Kato, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Japan with special 4K remastered screenings of two of the Legend of Galactic Heroes animated film adaptations.
Movies that will screen in 4K remastered versions include 1988 Legend of Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars and 1993 Legend of Galactic Heroes: Opening to a New War. The first film will be screened for two weeks in Japan from December 30, 2023, while the second will be screened for two weeks in Japan from January 13, 2022. Advance tickets will go on sale on October 28, 2022.
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HIDIVE is currently broadcasting the first Legend of Galactic Heroes animated adaptation from Kitty Films, while Crunchyroll is streaming the new adaptation from Production IG, Legend of Galactic Heroes: Die Neue Theseand describes the story of the series as follows:
Thousands of years in the future, humanity has advanced into space. Here it split into two countries and two different forms of government: the autocracy of the Galactic Empire and the democracy of the Free Planets Alliance. Countries have been at war for 150 years. Towards the end of the 8th space calendar age, the appearance of two geniuses will change history forever. The unstoppable genius, Reinhard von Lohengramm, and the unbeatable magician, Yang Wen-li. As leaders of the Imperial and Alliance armies respectively, the two will clash again and again.
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