Osamu Yamanami
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Native name 山南 修
Yamanami Osamu
Born 2151[citation needed]
Hyōgo Prefecture Hyogo, Japan[citation needed]
Died 2202
Allegiance Earth Federation
Service/branch Earth Defense Force
Rank Captain
Commands held Yamato
Portrayed by Osamu Kobayashi
This article describes Osamu Yamanami from Be Forever Yamato. For his counterpart in Space Battleship Yamato 2199 and its sequels, see Osamu Yamanami (2199).

Captain Osamu Yamanami is an officer in the Earth Defense Force. He takes command of the space battleship Yamato during the Black Nebula Empire's invasion and occupation of Earth and the solar system. He was a junior academy classmate of Juzo Okita and Ryu Hijikata (OS).

Notes Edit

His name comes from co-founder of the Shinsengumi Yamanami Keisuke and his voice actor, the late Osamu Kobayashi.

His design is based on producer Yoshinobu Nishizaki and actor Richard Burton.