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Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu Gaiden: Senoku no Hoshi, Senoku no Hikari

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu Gaiden: Senoku no Hoshi, Senoku no Hikari

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Synonyms: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden: A Hundred Billion Stars, A Hundred Billion Lights, LoGH Gaiden
Japanese: 銀河英雄伝説外伝/千億の星、千億の光


Type: OVA
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 21, 1998 to 2000
Duration: 26 min. per episode
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


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Prequel to the original series, focusing on Reinhard and his steps up the chain of command in the Galactic Empire.


Episodes  0 / 24
Aired  Oct 21, 1998 to Nov 30, 1999
Status  Finished Airing
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Related Anime

Parent story: Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
Side story: Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai

Characters & Voice Actors

Kircheis, Siegfried
Kircheis, Siegfried
Hironaka, Masashi
Hironaka, Masashi
von Lohengramm, Reinhard
von Lohengramm, Reinhard
Horikawa, Ryo
Horikawa, Ryo
Yara, Yuusaku
Yara, Yuusaku


Ishiguro, Noboru
Shudou, Takeshi
Ogura, Kei
Theme Song Performance
Tanaka, Masayoshi
In-Between Animation

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Sep 30, 2009
This is the story of how one young kid has everything taken from him, but vows to take it all back and then some. With the loyal childhood friend Kircheis backing him up, Reinhard Von Musel's rigorous climb to the top of the empire food chain begins in this OVA; a prequel to the 110 episode Legend Of The Galactic Heroes OVA.

The setup, as fans already know, is epic defined. Having had his sister sold to the empire's ruler by his deadbeat dad, Reinhard has vengeance in mind, but coupled with his genius intellect, it’s a vengeance that spans the galaxy, rather than read more
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Mar 29, 2011
These episodes do not cover the beginning; they are side-stories meant to flesh things out. The main series should probably be seen first. That said, this OVA is in no way ‘filler’. It documents important, often-referenced events in the continuity, and shows a relationship between two friends that really is compelling.

A low-level nobleman’s son can claim he’s going to rule the universe, yet no one will care about the ridiculous dreams of a rebellious youth. For every rank that child rises, however, the possibility grows more and more real. Old aristocrats always talked about Reinhard and Kircheis’ swift rise in rank, some crediting his read more
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Aug 7, 2013
Critic’s Log - Earthdate: August 7, 2013. Review #53: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden (Season 1).

Well, after reviewing the Main Series, and the three movies. It’s time that I go over the last entry in Legend of the Galactic Heroes. This is going to be my penultimate review of the Legend of the Galactic Heroes franchise. Here’s my review of Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden : One Hundred Billi... Ah, screw it. Here’s my review for Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden (Season 1)

Before I begin, the Prequel series to Legend of the Galactic Heroes is told in short stories. These short stories read more
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Opening Theme

"Kid" by AKEMI

Ending Theme

#1: "Setsumei" by Kei Ogura (ep 1-4)
#2: "Nagai Tsukiai" by Kei Ogura (ep 5-8)
#3: "Iku Toki, Iwau Toki" by Kei Ogura (ep 9-12)
#4: "Aurora no Adagio" by Kei Ogura (ep 13-22, 24)

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