Feb 03, 2008 galaxy express 999 author bkev date 3feb2008, 8. It often contains a lot of shooting, explosions and fighting. Looking for information on the anime ginga tetsudou 999 movie galaxy express 999. Tetsuro was orphaned at a young age when his mother was killed by count mecha. Tetsuro soon finds a shortcut towards his desires when he meets the. Of the 101825 characters on anime characters database, 5 are from the movie galaxy express 999. Galaxy express 999 the movie was one of my gateway animes, thanks to the scifi channel way back in the day. The animation is a bit of a step up from galaxy express 999. This is a list of episodes for the japanese anime television series, galaxy express 999, which aired 1 episodes from 14 september 1978 to 26 march 1981. In a distant future, tetsuro a human boy who wants his body replaced with a robotic one. Galaxy express 999 series by leiji matsumoto original series. Discotek media licenses galaxy express 999 tv series. A truly enjoyable classic and a fitting sequel to the first movie.
Galaxy express 999 was a tv series and a movie written by leiji matsumoto. Galaxy express 999 have yet another mission to fulfill, as hoshino testuro is currently being held captive by the leaders of planet earth, who have enslaved humanity through a deadly process of. It is set in a spacefaring, hightech future in which humans have learned how to transfer their minds and emotions with perfect fidelity into mechanical bodies, thus. The tv series had 1 episodes in total and was directed by nobutaka nishizawa.
It has had three vhs releases here in the us, two dubbed one butchered and one subbed. See the full list of galaxy express 999 cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Taito galaxy express 999 star blazers queen emeraldas. The galaxy express 999 universe is what the doctor who universe would look like without the doctor in it. As she lay dying after being fatally wounded in a ruthless robotic tyrants trophy hunt, young tetsuros mother tells him to travel to a planet where people are given mechanical bodies and thus can achieve immortality. Adieu galaxy express 999 continues from the original movie,showing the conflict between the mechanized people and the human race. Galaxy express 999 after the death of his mother at the hands of the evil robot count mecha, young tetsuro has become a delinquent street urchin who dreams only of revenge.
Ginga tetsudo 999 1977 manga galaxy express 999 1978 anime galaxy express 999. Galaxy express 999 was released in japan on august 4, 1979 where it was distributed by toei company. Galaxy express 999 2002 anime info and recommendations. Full season and episodes free online streaming fast high quality legal movies and tv television shows. Queen emeraldas is a manga written and illustrated by leiji matsumoto, later adapted into a. The movie ending if i recall correctly had harlock and emeraldas and their big guns. Tetsuro hoshino is a youth wholl give anything to board the threenine, including a promise to accompany a mysterious.
Eien no tabibito emeraldas 1980 is an animation, scifi movie starring masako ikeda and masako nozawa. Galaxy express 999 original trilogy star wars, film. This movie along with the followup adieu galaxy express 999 is the most awesome project to happen to the anime genre since its release in 1979. Galaxy express 999 eternal fantasy galaxy express 999 tv soundtrack song collection 1. After escaping from the planet, she became a traveler to find hope. This movie takes place one year after the events of the tv show, where maetal and tetsuro reunite to save the universe again from another evil. Galaxy express has that too but in a completely lowtoned degree.
If youre a galaxy express 999 fan in the united states, for a while you were pretty much out of luck. Maetel is the blackclad traveling companion of the young hero, tetsuro, while emeraldas is a dashing pirate queen more familiar to fans of the captain harlock series. The signature edition 1979 anime galaxy express 999 claire of the glass 1980 anime adieu galaxy express 999 1981 anime. There is a korean dvd in print that features subtitles from the american sub or at least thats where i think. Galaxy express 999 is for the most part, a fairly enjoyable coming of age tale disguised as a science fiction adventure. After a break of nearly 20 years, matsumoto wrote a second manga series in the late 1990s, continuing the story from adieu. Galaxy express 999 ginga tetsudo 999, 1979 is another big landmark film in the history of japanese anime. A short image gallery a trailer for galaxy express 999, the same one as on the galaxy express 999 disk. You may want to ask in ask the tropers about whether its safe to recreate.
It is why, despite the mangas incompleteness, the story still compels. She also had a memorable guest appearance in the 1978 galaxy express 999 series. Sayonara galaxy express 999 enter metalmena the first encounter of the ghost train duration. Stream the galaxy express 999 animelo summer live 20 by taro yamada from desktop or your mobile device. Find out more with myanimelist, the worlds most active online anime and manga community and database. In the movies galaxy express 999 and adieu galaxy express 999, as well as in the new 999 series, harlock and emeraldas have considerably larger roles. A sequel to the events of the first movie, this was the first advancement past the original mangas storyline. Watch galaxy express 999 free tv series full seasons online. Tetsuro hoshino, an orphan in the streets of megalopolis since his mothers murder, wants to obtain a machine body for the purpose of revenge, namely to kill count mecha, the sadistic assassin. Tetsuro lives in a far future world in which humans have the choice to travel to another planet where they can exchange their bodies for immortal, robotic counterparts. Galaxy express 999 short animated for kagoshima tourism jul 27, 2009 animator yoshinori kanada reportedly passes away jul 22, 2009 ponyo, sky crawlers win at 63rd mainichi film awards jan 21. Galaxy express 999 dvd 1979 region 1 us import ntsc.
Watch galaxy express 999 free tv series full seasons. However, due to the incredible cost of obtaining what he seeks, his only hope is to steal a boarding pass for the galaxy express 999, a space train that travels across the galaxy and whose final stop is a planet where the metal. This film takes place one year after the events of the galaxy express 999 tv series and is the third film in the series, where maetel and tetsuro reunite to save the universe again from another evil. The galaxy express 999 manga, from which this movie is based on, starts up with tetsuros timely rescue and once again brings us along for the ride, revisiting some worlds from the initial show and generally bringing us back into the world of tetsuros dreams and ambitions. This episode, eternal traveller emeraldas, was later turned into an hourlong television special. Total of 18 tankobon books in the hit comics old series which ended in the very early 1980s. She also had a guest appearance in the 1978 galaxy express 999 series. The tv series ran from september 14, 1978 to april 9, 1981. List of galaxy express 999 episodes galaxy express 999. Preceded by an awardwinning manga and television series, the movie was a colossal hit, one of the years topgrossing movies.
Galaxy express 999 aqua park takanawa, minato, tokyo, japan. Galaxy express 999 depating megaropolis station to titan. Released a couple of years after the original galaxy express 999 movie, this sequel is an original story, not based on the original manga or television series although there is one sequence heavily based on them. Recounting the historic meeting of two of series creator leiji matsumotos most striking heroines, maetel and. The story revolves around a race that seeks to dominate the galaxy.
If you liked the galaxy express 999 2002 anime, animeplanet thinks youd like these anime. Here the two are seen in flashback, squaring off for a. Eternal traveller emeraldas anime, animeplanet thinks youd like these anime. The themes explored in this film are familiar ones for the science fiction crowd, as there is much discussion about humanity and the effects of giving up ones humanity for eternal life as a. A lone mysterious female warrior, known to others as emeraldas sails the endless planets of the universe in her seas of star ship fighting the tyranny of that merciless race. Galaxy express 999 all the tropes wiki fandom powered. Galaxy express 999 was later revived in two ova films with galaxy express 999. Some episodes were based on stories included in other matsumoto. Reflecting the beloved stature of the franchise, this film won most popular film at the japanese academy. Theres also a connection between galaxy express 999 and queen millennial sennen jyouou. To put it simple, while harlock was about a huge crew saving the earth from invading aliens, galaxy express is about a little kid wanting to go to some planet to become a robot.
This episode, eternal traveller emeraldas, was later. I hope the eternal traveler emeraldas special will be part of this too. The second film, adieu galaxy express 999, looked a bit better, but sales were too low for viz to bother with the third movie. Oct 31, 2014 galaxy express 999 999 aqua park takanawa, minato, tokyo, japan removed, operated from 2005 to 10312014. Planets exploding left and right, dystopian governments everywhere, evil machine creatures chewing through the galaxies unhindered. Recounting the historic meeting of two of series creator leiji matsumotos most striking heroines, maetel and emeraldas. It is the shortest of the three galaxy express 999 movies, based on a portion of the recent series of galaxy express manga. Animationwise, it has held up far better than the series. I think it is fair to say that fans were extremely disappointed by. Galaxy express 999 albums, blurays, dvds, books, magazines, figures, toys, japanese movie, soundtrack, games, calendar, poster, collectible, and discography. Aug 18, 2001 commercial 2 cd published by columbia records on aug 18, 2001 containing original soundtrack, vocal from galaxy express 999.
Cocx314401 galaxy express 999 eternal edition file no. Based on the original story by leiji matsumoto, this new film picks up one year after the events of adieu, galaxy express 999. Only the first two movies had seen official usa releases, and the only way to see eternal fantasy or the tv series you needed a good internet connection and some patience. But the galaxy express is more than just a train, its also a metaphor for life itself, with passengers constantly boarding, debarking, and dreaming along the way. After the first movie with maetel and tetsuro having destroyed the planet andromedaplanet meatel, the conflict between the robotic empire and the human race has increased to even greater heights. The original galaxy express 999 has the best of both, and is one of his best. Planet future has only been added to the galaxy railway. It is far simpler in its structure, its cast, its action and its scale of importance. Sep 03, 2007 the trailer for galaxy express 999 movie. She is the deuteragonist and major character of galaxy express 999 series, a supporting protagonist in queen emeraldas, harlock saga. Tetsurou hoshino is a boy bent on obtaining an immortal mechanical body in order to take revenge against his mothers murderer, the machine man count mecha. To think at some time when they were making those galaxy express 999 movie bds they would have had a beautiful grainy transfer and rather than give us that. The hardcore anime community is a small circle and there is a rabid demand for classic anime like matsumotos galaxy express 999, however bad word of mouth will kill any project really quickly. Subtitles, galaxy express 999, galaxy express 999 eternal fantasy.
The film here served as a pilot for a tv series galaxy express 999 197881, which ran for 1 halfhour episodes. Maetel legend, a prequel to the original story, was released in 2000 as a twopart ova. The story is drawn from events in the second manga series. It looks like the most recent version that i know of is the original series with the new one tacked on as the later volumes. The story of queen emeraldas is set five years after the events of the final galaxy express 999 movie and was designed to give matsumotos fans a further glimpse into what became of emeraldas. The television series was based on the manga series created by leiji matsumoto, with the vast majority of the episodes based on stories originally included in the manga. This 2 part series tells the origin of maetel, the pirate queen emeraldas, and the strange machine world from. With masako ikeda, masako nozawa, bryan cranston, barbara goodson.
Space symphony maetel, a episode series released in 2004 as a. Galaxy express 999 is the name of a train which travels through space,beginning at megalopolis station on one end of the galaxy and ending at andromeda on the other. However, of the other characters, most are only mentioned in passing, except for captain harlock who has a brief cameo appearance. Adv films is proud to present queen emeraldas on dvd for the first time in the united states. He dreams of one day earning, or stealing enough money to board the galaxy express 999 the intergalactic train that would take him to the robot planet, where he could cast away his humanity in his quest for vengeance against count mecha. The movie came out about a year after the tv series started and was released august 4, 1979. This is possible, but to do so he has to reach the immortal planet onboard the space train galaxy express 999. This is my second matsumoto film,my first was harlock saga. This special boxed dvd set compiles three galaxy express 999 tv specials tv movies, digitally remastered from a new telecine print. Reiko tajima was born on february 17, 1949 in yokosuka, japan. The manga has never seen a stateside release in any capacity.147 210 701 276 1409 1174 1370 1087 886 127 413 955 583 550 949 1523 681 60 590 923 1046 1435 37 281 803 581 543 158 1094 777 860 867 1216 641 901 773 247