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Garmillans only sometimes speak alien language

From time to time, we see Garmillans speak but sometimes in their alien language and sometimes in Japanese. Is this just to add flavor (and we should assume it is always the Garmillas language which ...
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What makes an anime a space opera?

Recently, the Anime.SE Basement Anime club has finished watching Space Battleship Yamato 2199. After watching this, I've picked up on the term Space Opera. What elements of a show classify it as a ...
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How could the Yamato make it back in time?

The Yamato is sent on a trip to Iskendar, 183,000 light years away. Their goal is to reach Iskendar and return to Earth before a year has elapsed. Due to the distance from earth, this will require ...
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Can someone explain the story of Space Battleship Yamato 2199?

I understand that Yurisha was sent to earth to deliver the construction plans for the wave motion engine and also Sasha to give them the wave motion power core but why did they do it separately? I ...
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What's the story behind Erik Dommel's kid?

Very briefly in episode 20 (of the 2012 Xebec/AIC remake "Yamato 2199") you see a flashback of Erik Dommel's wife and a toddler. I not only assume it is his, I also assume something happened and it's ...