Harlock Space Pirate (Shinji Aramaki, 2013)

April 27, 2015


A new animated take on a classic manga property, Harlock Space Pirate sees an immortal spaceship captain roam a colonised galaxy, against the backdrop of a sinister governing body having declared mankind’s home on Earth now uninhabitable. The plot, as it unravels, bears some considerable similarities to Joss Whedon’s film Serenity at times (and wholesale lifts a couple of visual cues from one of Serenity’s set-pieces), but with a far less endearing band of heroes or compelling villain…

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