Yamato 2520

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Yamato 2520
(Yamato Nī Gō Nī Zero)
Genre Adventure, Science fiction
Original video animation
Directed by Yoshinobu Nishizaki
Music by David Matthews
Studio Studio Take Off
Released November 21, 1994August 25, 1996
Episodes 3
Alternative titles
  • Big Yamato
  • Great Yamato No. 0
Anime and Manga portal

Yamato 2520 (YAMATO2520 Yamato Nī Gō Nī Zero?) was Yoshinobu Nishizaki's attempt at a sequel to Space Battleship Yamato, set several hundred years after the original series. However, Nishizaki was sued by Leiji Matsumoto for breach of copyright.[1] Ultimately, Yamato 2520 was left unfinished after only three episodes were released. [2][3]

The OVA series features mechanical designs by Syd Mead and a soundtrack by jazz musician David Matthews. [4] [5]



  1. ^ 宇宙戦艦ヤマト事件判決. law.co.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  2. ^ "The Rise and Fall of Yamato 2520, Part 1". StarBlazers.com. Retrieved 2009-09-01. 
  3. ^ "Roots of Rebirth". Star Blazers. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Syd Mead Futurist:Anime". The Official Syd Mead website. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  5. ^ "RISING UP TO FIGHT AGAIN: The Yamato Sequels". Star Blazers. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 

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