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Harlock: Space Pirate (2013)

Kyaputen Hârokku (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1 August 2014 (USA)
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Mankind is dying. Only one man can do anything about it, Space Captain Harlock, but the Gaia Coalition will stop at nothing to end him.

Director:

Shinji Aramaki

Writers:

Leiji Matsumoto (manga), Harutoshi Fukui (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yû Aoi ... Miime (voice)
Jessica Boone ... Kei Yuki
Ayano Fukuda Ayano Fukuda ... Tori-san (voice)
Arata Furuta ... Yattaran (voice)
Adam Gibbs Adam Gibbs ... Yama / Logan (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ... Roujin (voice)
David Matranga ... Captain Harlock (voice)
Haruma Miura ... Yama (voice)
Toshiyuki Morikawa ... Isora (voice)
Rob Mungle ... Yulian
Emily Neves ... Mimay
Shun Oguri ... Captain Harlock (voice)
Chikao Ohtsuka ... Soukan (voice)
Maaya Sakamoto ... Nami (voice)
Miyuki Sawashiro ... Kei (voice)
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Storyline

2977: For many years a mighty battle has been raging across the galaxies as 500 billion humans, whose forebears were exiled from Earth, plan to return to what is still called home. Forced to flee a ravaged Earth, humans have now depleted the corners of the galaxy to which they fled. Earth has now become the most valued and precious resource of all, controlled by the corrupt Gaia Coalition which governs the human race across the different galaxies. Having been exiled and vilified during the battle of the Homecoming War, Captain Harlock and his trusted crew of the Arcadia battle cruiser are the only hope mankind has of discovering the secrets that the Gaia have kept hidden. The Coalition has demanded Harlock's death and the Gaia Fleet's new leader, Ezra, calls on his younger brother, Logan, to infiltrate the Arcadia and then assassinate Harlock, thus forever eradicating the one man standing between the Coalition and their complete control of the Universe. Logan must make a very personal... Written by Matsumoto

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Is he an enemy of the state... or its last hope? See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Harlock: Space Pirate See more »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Toei Animation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Emeraldas, Maya, Daiba, and Dr. Zero are neither seen nor mentioned in this film. See more »

Goofs

It happens MANY times in the English dub. Normally this is not a problem in traditional 2D anime films, but since this film is 3D and was recorded in Japanese, the English voice actors are rarely in sync with the lips of all characters. See more »

Quotes

Palace bystander: [Referring to Ezra, in a wheelchair] Who knows, if he hadn't had the accident, he could've been Prime Minister. But fortune eludes those who are ill-equipped.
[subtitled version, viewed on Netflix]
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If you believe in the future of our planet, you are not alone.
17 December 2014 | by fpinhocSee all my reviews

I have finally finished watching it. Every time that I laid down my girlfriend's side to see it, I slept. Not because is a bad movie, it is not. I was always too tired. But after 3 times I did and I really liked.

I'm a fan of Japanese movies and is not the reason that I did like it. OK, the story is a little lame and with some gaps in it, but everything else compensates it. Music, animation and the hope that more movies are about to come.

Plot: 4 Acting: 8 Music: 6 Effects: 8 Production: 6 Directing: 4 Entertainment: 8

Critical Overall: 7

Things I've learned with Space Pirate Captain Harlock:

  • Is always a chance for redemption


  • If you lose hope try listening to your crew


  • If you are immortal and you have to fight against armed foes, always use a sword. SWAG at the highest level.


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