Free Japanese film showing – August 2013 “Space Battleship Yamato”

We will show another film this Thursday.

Free Admission!
No booking required!
English Subtitles!


Space Battleship Yamato 『ヤマト』
Date: Thursday 8 August 2013
Time: 19:00
Venue: L3 at Waikato University

Director : Yakashi Yamazaki
Cast: Takuya Kimura, Meisa Kuroki, Toshiro Yanagiba
2010 | 138min | PG

The exhilarating live-action adaptation of the classic anime TV series STAR BLAZERS!

In the year 2194, alien marauders, the Gamilons, bombard the Earth with planetary bombs sent from space. Humanity fights back but is defeated and escapes underground.
Five years later, those who remain on the devastated planet gather together for one last plan to save the Earth. Armed with alien technology and an old battleship called the “Yamato”, they embark on a quest to find a device that has the power to save humanity.
This action-packed galactic story features space battles that recall STAR WARS and will have you punching the air many times!

Presented by The Consulate- General of Japan, The University of Waikato and The Japan Foundation

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