Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi

Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202

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Japanese: 宇宙戦艦ヤマト2202 愛の戦士たち
English: Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 25, 2017 to Mar 1, 2019
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Xebec
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.661 (scored by 51885,188 users)
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Ranked: #11542
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Popularity: #4066
Members: 19,442
Favorites: 65

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Three years since the return of the legendary Space Battleship Yamato, Earth has begun rebuilding itself and has made peace with the Gamilans. However, this recovery comes at the cost of utilizing the forbidden Wave Motion technology.

Meanwhile, the notorious former crew members of the Yamato, who have each gone their separate ways, receive a psychic message from the mysterious Goddess Teresa. She urges them to return to their beloved ship and travel to the distant planet Terezart. They are promised a revolutionary power to combat the unprecedented threat of the relentless Gatlantis Empire, who are approaching Earth with all but innocent intentions.

Unable to resist her plea, the crew reassembles and sets sail on another perilous intergalactic voyage, one that will test their sheer courage and versatility in the face of an even greater foe.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Habara, Nobuyoshi
Hoshino, Makoto
Episode Director
Itoga, Shintaro
Episode Director
Fukui, Harutoshi
Script, Series Composition


Opening Theme

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"Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2202 (宇宙戦艦ヤマト2202)" by Isao Sasaki (eps 4)

Ending Theme

1: "Yamato yori Ai wo Komete (ヤマトより愛をこめて)" by Kenji Sawada (沢田研二) (eps 1-2, 26)
2: "Tsuki no Kagami (月の鏡)" by Teresa (Sayaka Kanda) (eps 3-6)
3: "Kimi, Hitohira (君、ヒトヒラ)" by Shino Arima (ありましの) (eps 7-10)
4: "CRIMSON RED" by Yuuya Hoshino (星野裕矢) (eps 11-14)
5: "Youranka (ようらんか)" by Shino Arima (ありましの) with MayTree (eps 15-18)
6: "Ooinaru Yamato (大いなる和)" by Kouichi Yamadera (eps 19-25)

Jun 1, 2019
solidbatman1 (All reviews)
As the credits finally began to roll for the last time of Yamato 2202 and Yamato Yori ai wo Komete played, I felt a sense of relief that this dreadful re-imagining of the 1978 Space Battleship Yamato II had reached its ill fated conclusion. I had gone into 2202 with incredibly high hopes after the spectacular Space Battleship Yamato 2199 introduced me to this wonderful universe. After completing 2199, I went back and watched nearly every single Yamato series and movie (season 3 is the sole exception here with no decent subtitles existing to my knowledge) I could get my hands on, eager to immerse read more
Jun 23, 2019
Akira_Zion_ (All reviews)
**Contains spoilers**

Yamato 2199 was great, but not perfect: though the pacing could be better, some plotlines led to nowhere, and Desler was way worse than his counterparts in all versions and remakes of the original anime (except his counterpart in the 2010 live-action), the character development and animation, alongside the spectacular soundtrack remade by Akira Miyagawa, the son of Hiroshi Miyagawa, the original composer of the OSTs, plot and dialog, made 2199 a great space opera and remake of the original.

As a result, 2202 was expected to be even greater, bigger, and better than 2199, given how great its precursor was and how amazing the read more
May 28, 2019
kokuborou (All reviews)
Astounding message delievered from this show...Every inch and emotion in my body shivered through these 26 episodes. If you are gonna watch season 2 be prepared for a ride of joy, enjoyment, emotions and some brilliant moments.

Earth again faces a new crisis and our old crew from Yamato must once again embark on a journey in the distant universe to assure a future for Earth. Each encounter and fight holds a meaning and this season gives a lesson to its viewers about the mistakes that our characters did and shows us their path to clear them and make the right choices for their future.

The read more
Feb 11, 2021
Sippyteacups (All reviews)
I’d just like to review this quickly fresh off from watching the ending. There aren’t that many reviews here on MAL for whatever reason coming off from an amazing original series.

Looking back 3/4 of Yamato 2202 I quite liked a lot. A space adventure of epic proportions where the Yamato is placed in outlandish situations that it somehow manages to escape from every time. A few twists and turns here and there and I enjoyed it up until the end.

The art is beautiful and the character designs are pleasing. The CGI is iffy at times, but I think the show looks great.
A somewhat negative read more


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