Yamato 2520
GenreAdventure, Science Fiction
Original video animation
Director Yoshinobu Nishizaki
Studio Studio Take Off
Released November 21, 1994 – August 25, 1996
Episodes 3
Alternative titles

  • Big Yamato
  • Great Yamato No. 0
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Yamato 2520 was Yoshinobu Nishizaki attempt at a sequel to Space Battleship Yamato set several hundred years in the future after the original show. However, Yoshinobu Nishizaki was sued by Leiji Matsumoto for breach of copyright.[1]


Syd Mead was appointed the new Yamato designer[2].From the first Yamato era, in outer space, a little more than 300 years later, venture of the young people was drawn in the stage. The first Yamato (space battleship Yamato) succeeding world view, it enters, but in the Space Battleship Yamato series interstellar national power outside the earth which begins the Gamirasu empire which adapts altogether does not appear, only opposition of terrestrial federation and the Seiren Federation which together designate Earth as the beginning is drawn. 7 or 9 volumes were planned, but it was sold to only 3 volumes by the bankruptcy of the production company.[3][4][5]


In the year 2520 of the Yamato Star Calendars, the Milky Way Hundred Year War concluded, with fights between the Terrestrial Federation and Siren Federation ending. 17 years later, the planetary phosphorus boss of the M27 globular cluster located to the boundary line of both camps. The young people who have made the living which under the military government of Siren, are oppressed. The space battleship which has fallen in a suburb (17th generation space battleship YAMATO) discovers the data disk, builds a 18th generation YAMATO in the dry dock of the automatic factory which is left on the basis of the design figure. But, there is also information regarding the super ancient civilization which has become cause of Milky Way 100 Year War on that data disk, and Terrestrial Federation and Siren Federation again begin war based on that information.[6]



  • Kazukiyo Nishikiori as Nabu Ancient
  • Tomo Sakurai as Marcie Shima
  • Yasunori Matsumoto as Aga Serene
  • Kotono Mitsuishi as Maki
  • Hiro Yuki as Konman
  • Daiki Nakamura as Flick
  • Nobutoshi Canna as Pete/Bob
  • Mari Mashiba as Gori
  • Ken Yamaguchi as Tonbe
  • Chafurin as Jog
  • Koji Ishii as Stock/Moai
  • Hiroshi Naka as Hachimaki
  • Isshin Chiba as Kemushi/Doc
  • Akemi Okamura as Rose/Mimi
  • Kenyu Horiuchi as Emilio
  • Shigeru Chiba as Speed
  • Kosuke Okano as Carl
  • Konami Yoshida as Susha
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Megane
  • Ichiro Nagai as Togo Shima

Earth FederationEdit

  • Ken Yamaguchi as Col. Schmidt
  • Ken Narita as Thompson
  • Takehito Koyasu as Lennon O'Sullivan

Siren FederationEdit

  • Akira Kamiya as Lt. Cmdr. Rikiyard
  • Hideyuki Umezu as Ensign Packard
  • Yoko Asagami as Ensign Amethis
  • Masato Ibu as Emperor Blaune
  • Koji Nakata as Fleet Admiral Maskanen
  • Shozo Iizuka as Commander Neros
  • Norio Wakamoto as Lt. Cmdr. Surauza


VHS ReleaseEdit

  • Vol.1 明日への希望 BES-1123 1995.02.21 ¥9800 BELL-732 1995.03.25 9800
  • Vol.2 YAMATO発進!! BES-1124 1995.12.18 ¥9800 BELL-733 1995.12.18 ¥9800
  • Vol.3 戦闘 BES-1125 1996.08.25 ¥9800 BELL-734 1996.08.25 ¥9800


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