Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 – Episode Eight – Wish Upon a Star


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This episode provides an excellent, and enlightening look at Gamilas society, especially Desler, the supreme leader of what is effectively a fascist state, complete with symbolism and uniforms that could have come from the 1930s. But then that’s the point, Gamilas is supposed to be portrayed as the great evil next to the good, and just Earth forces – although as with everything, the picture is somewhat more complicated than it initially appears. Read more of this post