Harlock Space Pirate

Harlock Space PirateThis is something that we don’t tend to cover on this blog.  Anime.  That’s something that our sister blog does.  Well, more review them than actually cover…

It does look good.  However, it does have the feel of cut scenes from the latest version of Final Fantasy.


As humanity’s space empire collapses, 500 billion colonists pour back to re-settle their mother planet. With Earth unable to support such vast numbers, the devastating Homecoming War is fought over who has the right to return. The conflict leads to the rise of the authoritarian Gaia Coalition, who declare the Earth a sacred place that must not be repopulated …only to break their own rule by allowing the galactic elite to take over the planet.

This hypocrisy enrages Captain Harlock, however, and the immortal space pirate goes to tragic lengths to thwart the Gaia Coalition’s plans. Now the renegade captain and his crew, including ethereal alien Miime, loyal lieutenant Kei and the boisterous Yullian, are on a mission to set things right – by resetting the so-called ‘Genesis Clock’. But Gaia Coalition admiral Ezra has sent his brother Logan to infiltrate Harlock’s ghost ship Arcadia and put an end to the Captain once and for all…

Hitting selected UK cinemas April 22, 2015
Own it on DVD, Blu-ray or Blu-ray steelbook from April 27, 2015.