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It looks like Hot Toys has crafted something of a treasure for toy collectors who dug this year's CG animated Space Pirate Captain Harlock feature. The toymaker has released new images of not only its 1/6 scale Captain Harlock packed with multiple hands, a sword, a blaster and Mr. Bird -- but also a deluxe version of the figure sitting atop the huge Throne of Arcadia.
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Webcomics: Ryan Pequin captures the full Akira experience in just four panels... well, an approximation of the full Akira experience. You should still read the full manga by Katsuhiro Otomo if you haven't already.
Food: Sanji, star chef of the S
Fans of swashbuckling Japanese space drama are in for a pretty solid set of big screen releases over the next two years. Yesterday we got a look at "Space Battleship Yamato's" live action trailer, while today brings anime fans their first look at the CG animated "Space Pirate Captain Harlock" trailer.
Earlier this week we relayed the relatively amorphous news that Toei Animation has plans to complete new "Space Pirate Captain Harlock" and "Daikuu Maryu Gaiking" CG animated features for international audiences. According to Anime News Network things are moving right along at Toei, however, which has released new promotional images teasing the look
Two of Toei Animation's biggest animated franchises from the late '70s could be making a worldwide comeback with "Space Captain Harlock" and "Daikuu Maryu Gaiking" set for CG animated cinematic releases set for 2012