Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 – Episode Ten – Graveyard of the Universe


This week’s episode served to complicate the relationship between Gamilas and Earth by questioning the status quo and suggesting that far from a simple story of aggressors and defenders. It has been hinted throughout Yamato 2199’s first half, but in this episode we are able to get a clearer picture of the multi-faceted Gamilas society, and in the process questioning the simplistic image that many aboard the Yamato have of this empire and people. This is the sort of episode I love to see in a good science-fiction/space series, one that highlights how complicated any conflict is, and how easily one side can demonise the other in order to justify their own actions. Read more of this post