Yamato 2202 2015-2017 Timeline

About this list: this is a work-in-progress with the goal of assembling as complete a timeline as possible of the entire Yamato/Star Blazers phenomenon. Data will be added and revised as new information becomes available. As the entries on this list receive coverage elsewhere on this site, links will be added to help you find them. If you notice missing, incorrect, or incomplete items on this list, please contact us and make noise!

No-class 2015
No-class JUL
PUBLICATION 27 Ship’s Log #11 publishes first producer interview (Yamato Crew Premium)
No-class NOV
PUBLICATION 27 Ship’s Log #12 publishes second producer interview (Yamato Crew Premium)
No-class 2016
No-class MAR
ONLINE 2 Startup announcement at Yamato Crew website
ONLINE 28 Official startup announcement made public, primary staff announced, Twitter page opens
PUBLICATION 28 Ship’s Log #13 publishes first information (Yamato Crew Premium)
ONLINE 31 Official website opens
No-class MAY
ONLINE 25 Official website updated
PRODUCT 25 Official website updated
No-class JUN
ONLINE 23 Character designer Nobuteru Yuuki announced
ONLINE 28 Composer Akira Miyagawa announced
PUBLICATION 30 Ship’s Log #14 publishes new information (Yamato Crew Premium)
No-class JUL
BOOK 22 Hyperweapon 2016 contains 2202 production art (Dai Nippon Kaiga)
No-class AUG
PUBLICATION 12 First doujinshi appears (Comiket 90)
No-class SEP
ONLINE 5 Official website updated
ONLINE 5 First teaser trailer
ONLINE 5 Under Armour tie-in announced
PUBLICATION 5 Chapter 1 flyer in theaters
EVENT 5 Production presentation stage event
PUBLICATION 5 Foldout press sheet
PUBLICATION 25 Coverage in Hobby Japan #570 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 27 Ship’s Log #15 publishes new information (Yamato Crew Premium)
No-class OCT
PUBLICATION ? Coverage in V-Storage #7 magazine (Bandai Visual)
PUBLICATION 25 Coverage in Hobby Japan #571 (Hobby Japan Press)
ONLINE 28 official website updated
No-class NOV
ONLINE 18 Advance ticket sale announced
ONLINE 18 Preview events announced (Yamato Crew)
ONLINE 18 Second teaser trailer
ONLINE 25 Character guide added to official website
No-class DEC
PUBLICATION 2 poster calendars (Set of 2, Yamato Crew)
PUBLICATION 5 Coverage in V-Storage #8 magazine (Bandai Visual)
EVENT 6 Road to 2202 Yamatalk 1
ONLINE 7 “Homage” poster and advance tickets announced
PUBLICATION 10 Coverage in Newtype magazine (Kadokawa)
ONLINE 15 FMV tie-in announced
PUBLICATION 10 Coverage in Great Mechanics G magazine (Futabasha)
EVENT 16 Chapter 1 advance ticket sales begin
ONLINE 16 official website updated
ONLINE 16 Voice actor Hiroshi Kamiya announced
ONLINE 16 15-second commercial
ONLINE 16 Preorders open for 1/8 “nose art Yuki Mori” figure (Megahouse)
PUBLICATION 24 Coverage in Hobby Japan #572 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 31 Full page ad in Asahi Shimbun
No-class 2017
No-class JAN
MUSIC 3 Conductor Akira Miyagawa debuts Yamato Montage for Chamber Music in concert (Nishinomiya)
ONLINE 3 Interview with writer Harutoshi Fukui (Mantan Web)
PUBLICATION 4 Ship’s Log #16 (Yamato Crew Premium Fan Club)
ONLINE 5 Third teaser trailer
ONLINE 5 Interview with writer Harutoshi Fukui (V-Storage)
ONLINE 5 Voice actor Sayaka Kanda announced
ONLINE 6 official website updated
PRODUCT 6 Medallion (Yamato Crew Premium Fan Club)

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