The BEST Episodes of Star Blazers [Space Battleship Yamato] 2199
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
Network: TV Tokyo
The year is 2199. The human race has been crushed in their war with the Gamilos, driven into underground cities by the invader's assault. Scientists estimate they have only a year left. The young officers Susumu Kodai and Daisuke Shima receive a mysterious capsule from a ship that made an emergency landing on Mars and return with it to Earth. It contains humanity's last hope: the planet Iscandar on the other side of the Magellan Galaxy has the technology to defeat the Gamilos and restore the planet. The space battleship Yamato is entrusted with this task, but they have only one year before humanity ends.
#1 - Over the Black Light
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired May 28, 2013
Using the newly reactivated warp gateway, fighter pilot Shinohara scouts the intended shortcut to the halfway point at planet Balun. Once there, however, he discovers a vast fleet of over 10,000 Gamilas ships. However, Okita declares that the Yamato must fight its way through the enemy's massive armada if they want to reach the Large Magellanic Cloud in time.
#2 - Under a Rainbow Sun
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jul 26, 2013
Domel's task force engages the Yamato in a nebula dubbed the Rainbow Star Cluster. During a fierce battle in which the Yamato is heavily damaged and its Wave Motion Gun disabled, it is infiltrated by Gamilas operatives tasked to kidnap Yurisha of Iscandar.
#3 - Farewell, Space Battleship Yamato
Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Mar 23, 2019
By Zordar’s will, the Ark of Destruction awakens, revealing its true form, dwarfing Earth. The crippled Yamato can no longer fight. As captain, Kodai issues the final command.
#4 - The Planet That We Head For
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jul 26, 2013
Okita's condition takes a turn for the worse as the rest of the crew learn an unpleasant secret about their quest for Iscandar. Meanwhile, Dessler's grudge against the Yamato becomes more personal than ever, and he prepares to welcome the humans to the heart of Gamilas territory with a weapon of instant destruction.
#5 - Prison Planet 17
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jul 26, 2013
Yuki is taken to a Gamilas prison colony called Leptopoda. The Yamato is not far behind, its crew unknowingly seeking to resupply and repair. During a recon mission, Kodai and several others are also taken prisoner just before an old acquaintance foments a riot.
#6 - They're Coming!
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Jul 26, 2013
As the Yamato penetrates the Large Magellanic Cloud, Domel, his name now cleared, engages in a battle of wits with Okita as he prepares a special attack force to stop the Earth vessel once and for all.
#7 - Yamato, conquer the Comet Empire!
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 16, 2019
The Yamato, with support from the Garmillas fleet, infiltrates the White Comet in a bloody bid to reach the inner sanctum of Zordar: his throne room.
#8 - One Man's War
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 8, 2013
After being almost destroyed by Dessler's own Wave Motion Cannon, Okita orders the Yamato to launch an offensive at the Gamilas capital. However. Dessler escapes to his space fortress, the "Second Baleras" in a ship with Yuri on board. Dessler then drops a part of the fortress on the capital in an attempt to vanquish the Yamato while sacrificing his own people. While the rest of the crew engage it, Kodai departs to rescue Yuki by himself.
#9 - Yamato Cornered - Choice of the Demon Once More
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 2, 2019
Zworder learns of the secret behind the Earth fleet that is defeating his own and moves to stop it. Yamato prepares to use a new weapon against the White Comet.
#10 - Departure to the Unknown!
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 27, 2018
With unease, Kodai takes the position of acting captain of the Yamato and its crew as they prepare to launch the ship, thus rebelling against the Earth Federal Government.
#11 - Confrontation of Destiny!
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 2, 2019
With Ginga’s assistance, Yamato is rebuilt. But can Yamato survive when one of their own is a potential spy?
#13 - The Shocking White Comet Empire – The Yamato Rams Through!
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 22, 2018
Zworder brings the force of the White Comet directly to Yamato. Just as Katsuragi is revealed as an infiltrator and attempts to make her escape, she discovers a disturbing secret about her true nature.
#14 - Clash! Yamato vs. Andromeda
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 3, 2018
The Yamato reaches the asteroid belt beyond Mars but must soon face a powerful deterrent to their rebellion in the form of the Andromeda, one of the newly launched flagships of the Earth Federation Fleet.
#15 - Shock – Legacy of the Cosmo Reverse
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 20, 2018
While Kodai has difficulty coming to terms with the knowledge of what truly happened to Earth after the restoration and the possible meaning of the vision he received, Mori struggles with her own identity, her relationship and the fact that she wasn't called to the Yamato.
#16 - Earth, Yamato is…
Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Mar 30, 2019
It is the year 2203, six months later. Hero's Hill is now lined with additional monuments. The true trial is about to begin.
#17 - Escape from the Nightmare!!
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 23, 2019
A device that could stop the Gatlanteans, once and for all, is uncovered, and prompts a counterattack from Zordar along with the mobilization of Earth’s new AI-controlled fleet.
#18 - Memories of the Blue Planet
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 29, 2013
The Yamato is on the last legs of their journey back Earth. However, Kodai has little to celebrate as Yuki did not survive from the wounds she suffered in the last battle. However, witnessing the suffering of his brother, Mamoru's spirit appears next to him to create a miracle.
#19 - Zurvival's Fierce Assault - Find Teresa
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 5, 2019
Yamato works under fire to break up the rocky crust imprisoning the planet Terezart, while Cosmo Marines and fighter pilots fight against Gatlantis' massively armed ground forces. Kodai, Sanada, and Saito venture under the surface of Terezart to meet the goddess Teresa.
#20 - Yamato's Successor, Your Name Is Galaxy
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 9, 2019
With Yamato paralyzed by an act of sabotage, most of the crew evacuate as the ship plummets toward the White Comet, and comes to rest on a mysterious and deserted planet. Sanada and other officers are introduced to a new space battleship, and learn about Earth's increasingly drastic plans for victory. The Gatlantis share a cure for a tragic disease affecting Kato's son. Mori's memories return, but at a cost.
#21 - Battle off the Shores of Saturn - Gathering of the Wave Motion Fleet!
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Jan 26, 2019
Earth assembles its new fleet of warships to stop the Gatlantis invasion, and Yamato makes its way home to join the battle. Kato's desperation over his son's illness pushes him to consider an unthinkable offer.
#22 - The Distant Promised Land
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 15, 2013
With Dessler gone and the Gamilas ceasing their hostilities, the Yamato at last reaches Iscandar. However. queen Starsha is in doubt about providing the assistance she promised upon seeing that the Earthlings used the technology that she entrusted to them as a weapon of mass destruction. After coming up with a decision, Starsha reveals to Kodai the ultimate fate of his brother as the crew of the Yamato prepares for the long journey back to Earth.
#23 - Graveyard of the Universe
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 22, 2012
The Yamato falls into a dimensional rift and finds itself unable to escape. A Gamilan ship that is also trapped there approaches the Yamato and both crews come to a temporary ceasefire while they work together to escape. After tthe Yamato escapes the dimensional rift, General Goer meets it with a Gamilan fleet. Instead of fighting the fleet, the Yamato runs away, and the dimensional rift temporarily widens, swallowing the fleet.
#24 - The Terezart Landing Operation – Crush the Enemy Missile Fleet!
Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 29, 2018
The crew of Yamato plans and launches an assault on Gatlantis-occupied Terezart. At the head of the fleet defending the planet, a Gatlantean boy struggles to come of age.
#25 - Battle to the Death – The 11th Planet Rescue Operation
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 10, 2018
The Yamato comes across a survivor from a Gatlantis attack on the eleventh planet, and the crew decides to go off course from their journey to Telezart to rescue any survivors.