Yamato 2199 2011-12 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 2011
No-class JULY
EVENT 4 Artist/designer Makoto Kobayashi announces production of Series 1 remake at Anime Expo, Los Angeles
No-class NOV
EVENT 10 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 announced for theatrical release April 7, 2012
EVENT 12 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 flyers available in Japanese theaters
ONLINE 12 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 trailer released online
ONLINE 12 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 official website goes live
ONLINE 18 Anime Beat web talkshow covers Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Bandai/Namco Live TV)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
No-class DEC
PRODUCTION 8 Voice recording begins for Space Battleship Yamato 2199
PUBLICATION 15 Great Mechanics DX Magazine #19 publishes an article on Yamato 2199 (Futaba Corporation)
ONLINE 18 Gallery page opens at Yamato 2199 website
PUBLICATION 24 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
PUBLICATION 24 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan Magazine (Hobby Japan Press)
ONLINE 25 Mecha page opens at Yamato 2199 website
No-class 2012
No-class JAN
EVENT 12 Akira Miyagawa announced as composer for Space Battleship Yamato 2199
ONLINE 20 Character page opens at Yamato 2199 website
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #513 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
No-class FEB
ONLINE 13 Yamato 2199 manga announced at the blog of artist Michio Murakawa
ONLINE 17 Yamato Portal webpage opened to promote video releases (Bandai Visual)
EVENT 18 Yamato 2199 “Our Yamato Special: Launch Countdown” event (Yomiuri Hall, Tokyo)
PUBLICATION 18 Yamato 2199 foldout promo flyer
ONLINE 21 Yamato 2199 homepage opens on Amazon.co.jp
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #514 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
No-class MAR
PUBLICATION 3 Nikkei Entertainment magazine covers Yamato 2199 (Nikkei BP)
ON AIR 8 Yamato 2199 Launch Event covered on Anime TV (Tokyo MX network)
PUBLICATION 10 New Type magazine covers Yamato 2199 (Kadokawa Group Publishing)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 manga by Michio Murakawa begins serialization in New Type Ace (Kadokawa)
EVENT 10,11 Yamato 2199 exhibit at C3 hobby show (Hong Kong)
ONLINE 14 Yamato 2199 Blu-ray discs announced to include English subtitles (Bandai Visual)
ONLINE 15 Yamato 2199 metallic sticker set program announced (official website)
PUBLICATION 15 Great Mechanics DX Magazine #20 publishes an article on Yamato 2199 (Futaba Corporation)
PUBLICATION 16 2nd magazine covers Yamato 2199 (AE Publishing Co.)
ONLINE 19 Alliance announced between Yamato 2199 and Maeda Construction Fantasy Business Division
EVENT 22-25 Yamato 2199 exhibit at Tokyo Anime Fair
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #515 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
CINEMA 25 Yamato 2199 Launch Event documentary and Episode 1 (Nagoya, Osaka theaters)
ONLINE 26 YRA Radio Yamato premieres (internet radio station Onsen)
EVENT 26 Yamato 2199 Director Yutaka Izubuchi lectures on anime production (Toho Film Academy, Tokyo)
PUBLICATION 26 Yamato 2199 article in Weekly Oriental Economy magazine (Toyo Keizai Inc.)
ONLINE 28 Yamato 2199 Chapter 1: The Long Voyage begins streaming on Hikari TV (through 4/6)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 clear file (Lotteria restaurant promotion)
PUBLICATION 30 Yuki Mori pinup in Megami Magazine (Gakken Marketing)
No-class APR
ON AIR 1 Yamato 2199: Before the Premiere TV special (Sun TV, Tokyo MX network)
ONLINE 6 Anime Beat web talkshow covers Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Bandai/Namco Live TV)
ON AIR 6 Yamato 2199 Episode 1 and TV special: New Life Yamato Launch Declaration (Family Theater cable & satellite channel, through 4/30)
PUBLICATION 6 Yamato 2199 cover feature in Goods Press magazine (Tokuma Shoten)
ONLINE 6 Yamato 2199 special streams on MAG-net “Manga, Anime, Game Genba”
CINEMA 7 Yamato 2199 Chapter 1: The Long Voyage in theaters (through 4/20)
PUBLICATION 7 Yamato 2199 Chapter 1 program book
PRODUCT 7 Yamato 2199 metallic sticker #1
PRODUCT 7 Yamato 2199 movie goods available in theaters
PRODUCT 7 Yamato 2199 canned bread (Anime World Star)
VIDEO 7 Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 1 limited edition with storyboard book (Bandai Visual)
PUBLICATION 7 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 flyer
PUBLICATION 9 Yamato 2199 cover story in Weekly Post magazine #2177 (Shogakukan)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #8 (Kadokawa Shoten)
PRODUCT 12 Yamato 2199 “Live” app for Android (Production I.G.)
ON AIR 13 Yamato 2199 Movie 1 available on demand (Hikara TV)
ON AIR 15 Yamato 2199 promotion on closed-circuit video system in JR commuter trains (Tokyo)
PRODUCT 16 Yamato 2199 “Live” app for iPhone (Production I.G.)
EVENT 17 Yamatalk Night at Shinjuku Wald 9 cinema, Tokyo features Yutaka Izubuchi (2199 director), Masanori Nishii (chief mecha designer), Osamu Kobayashi (MC)
PUBLICATION 24 Yamato 2199 cover feature in Figure King magazine #171 (World Photo Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Ship’s Log #0 (Yamato Crew Premium Fan Club Magazine)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #516 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
MUSIC 25 CD single: Yamato 2199 main theme and The Scarlet Scarf by Isao Sasaki (Lantis)
EVENT 27 Isao Sasaki performs Yamato theme in live mini-concert at Ikebukuro Sunshine City (Tokyo)
ONLINE 29 Yamato 2199 staff & cast talkshow special streams on NicoNico
No-class MAY
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 cover feature in Hyper Hobby magazine (Tokuma Shoten)
PRODUCT 1 Images released of CG prototype for 1/1000 Yamato 2199 model kit (Bandai)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #9 (Kadokawa Shoten)
EVENT 17 prototype Yamato 2199 model kits displayed by Bandai at 51st annual Shizuoka Hobby Show (through 5/20)
PUBLICATION 19 Yamato 2199 cover story in Architecture Knowledge magazine #691 (X-Knowledge)
PUBLICATION 23 Yamato 2199 cover story in TV Bros magazine for Kanto region (Tokyo News Agency)
VIDEO 25 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 1 (Bandai Visual)
VIDEO 25 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 1 limited edition with recording scripts (Bandai Visual/Yamato Crew)
EVENT 25 Yamato 2199 prize lottery at Yodobashi Camera (Akihabara, Tokyo)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 cover story in Weekly Ascii magazine (Akihabara edition/Ascii Media Works)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #517 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
EVENT 25 Koichi Yamadera announced as the voice of Dessler in Yamato 2199
ONLINE 25 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 trailer
EVENT 27 Yamato 2199 episodes 1 & 2 screened at Fanime Con (San Jose, CA)
No-class JUNE
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #166 (Tokuma Shoten)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #10 (Kadokawa Shoten)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 article in Animage magazine #409 (Tokuma Shoten)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 article in CG World magazine #167 (Works Corporation)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 article in New Type magazine (Kadokawa Shoten)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 article in Voice Actor Animedia magazine #409 (Gakken)
PUBLICATION 15 Great Mechanics DX Magazine #21 publishes an article on Yamato 2199 (Futaba Corporation)
ON AIR 20 Yamato 2199 Episode 3: 9-minute preview (Bandai Channel & Hikari TV)
ON AIR 24 Yamato 2199: Before the Chapter 2 Premiere ~ Our Yamato SP TV special (Tokyo MX TV)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #518 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
MUSIC 27 CD single: Yamato 2199 ending themes (Lantis)
CINEMA 30 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2: Desperate Battle in the Heliosphere in theaters (through 7/13)
PUBLICATION 30 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 program book
PRODUCT 30 Yamato 2199 metallic sticker #2
PRODUCT 30 Yamato 2199 movie goods available in theaters
PUBLICATION 30 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 flyer
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #167 (Tokuma Shoten)
No-class JULY
ONLINE ? Yamato 2199 products available from “Premium Bandai” website
PUBLICATION 7 Yamato 2199 manga volume 1 & promo postcards by Michio Murakawa (Kadokawa Comics Ace)
EVENT 10 Yamatalk Night 2: Yutaka Izubuchi and two scriptwriters (Shinjuku Picadilly theater)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #11 (Kadokawa Shoten)
ON AIR 12 Director Yutaka Izubuchi appears on Alarm Clock TV (Fuji TV network)
VIDEO 12 Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 limited edition with storyboard book (Bandai Visual)
EVENT 12 Yamatalk Night 2 redux (Yokohama Burg 13 theater)
PRODUCT 18 Yamato 2199 clear files (Set of 5/Yamato Crew website)
ONLINE 20 Yamato 2199 alarm utility app for iPhone
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 cover story in Hobby Japan #519 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 cover feature in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Media)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 article in Model Graphix magazine #334 (Dainippon Kaiga Co.)
VIDEO 27 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 (Bandai Visual)
MODEL 28 Yamato 2199 1/1000 Yamato (Bandai)
EVENT 29 Yamato 2199 booth at Wonder Festival 2012 (Yamato Crew)
MODEL 29 1/7 scale Susumu Kodai resin figure (RC Berg)
MODEL 29 Gamilas battleships garage kit triple set (RC Berg)
MODEL 29 Cosmo Falcon garage kit (Soy-ya/Dengeki Hobby)
PRODUCT 29 Akira Yamamoto pendant (RC Berg)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 coffee cups (Yamato Crew)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 good luck charms (Yamato Crew)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 Hilde Shulz collectible still photo (Yamato Crew)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 Sake (2 bottle sizes, Yamato Crew)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 Gamilas red wine (Tamba Winery, Japan)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato 2199 Wonderfest 2012 gift set (Yamato Crew)
ON AIR 30 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 Video-on-demand (Bandai Channel)
PUBLICATION 30 Yamato girls pinup in Megami Magazine (Gakken Marketing)
No-class AUG
PRODUCT ? Yamato 2199 t-shirts (Set of 2/Cospa)
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #168 (Tokuma Shoten)
EVENT 3 Yamato 2199 episodes screened at Otakuthon 2012 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #12 (Kadokawa Shoten)
EVENT 11 Director Yutaka Izubuchi appears at Conpack 2012
EVENT 11-12 Yamato 2199 doujinshi appear at Comiket 82 (Odaiba, Tokyo)
ONLINE 12 Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 trailer released online
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #520 (Hobby Japan Press)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Dengeki Hobby magazine (Ascii Mediaworks)
EVENT 25-26 Yamato 2199 booth appears at Chara Hobby 2012 convention (Chiba)
PRODUCT 25 Yamato 2199 exclusive Chara Hobby 2012 clear file (Yamato Crew)
No-class SEP
PRODUCT ? Yamato 2199 iPhone cases (Set of 2/Premium Bandai)
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #169 (Tokuma Shoten)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #13 (Kadokawa Shoten)
PUBLICATION 14 Great Mechanics DX Magazine #22 publishes a cover story on Yamato 2199 (Futaba Corporation)
ONLINE 14 Anime Beat web talkshow covers Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (Bandai/Namco Live TV)
PUBLICATION 10 Illustrated Book Re: Mechanics preview edition (Production I.G)
EVENT 21-23 Yamato 2199 booth appears at Kyoto International Manga & Anime Fair
PRODUCT 30 Yamato 2199 postcards (Set of 2/Machi Asobi)
EVENT 22 Yamatalk: Yutaka Izubuchi & Masanori Nishii (Osaka Station City Cinema)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan (Hobby Japan Press) & Dengeki Hobby (Ascii Mediaworks) November issues
PRODUCT 30 Yamato 2199 jigsaw puzzles (Set of 2/Ensky)
EVENT 30 Yamato 2199 episodes 1-6 screened at Anime Weekend Atlanta (Georgia, USA)
No-class OCT
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #170 (Tokuma Shoten)
PUBLICATION 1 Ship’s Log #1 (Yamato Crew Premium Fan Club Magazine)
EVENT 2 Custom-wrapped Yamato 2199 Train goes into service (through 3/31/2012)
CINEMA 6 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 sneak preview screening (Chuo, Tokyo)
ON AIR 6 Yamato 2199 TV Special 3
EVENT 7 Yamatalk Event: Yutaka Izubuchi & Masanori Nishii (Fukuoka)
EVENT 7,8 Yamato 2199 exhibition at Machi Asobi (Tokushima)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #14 (Kadokawa Shoten)
EVENT 11-14 Yamato 2199 display at 52nd All Japan Model Hobby Show (Chiba)
MODEL 12 1/1000 Yamato Model, Space Panorama Edition (Bandai)
CINEMA 12 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 Premium Night
EVENT 12 Yamato Lecture 2 (Kabuki-cho, Tokyo)
CINEMA 13 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3: The Endless Voyage in theaters (through 10/27)
PUBLICATION 13 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 program book
PRODUCT 13 Yamato 2199 metallic sticker #3
PRODUCT 13 Yamato 2199 movie goods available in theaters
VIDEO 13 Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 limited edition with storyboard book (Bandai Visual)
PUBLICATION 13 Yamato 2199 Chapter 4 flyer
ONLINE 15 Yamato 2199 construction backstory published by Maeda Fantasy Marketing Department
EVENT 23 Yamatalk Night 3: Yutaka Izubuchi & Akira Miyagawa (Shinjuku, Tokyo)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan (Hobby Japan Press) & Dengeki Hobby (Ascii Mediaworks) December issues
MODEL 27 1/1000 UN Space Navy Fleet Set 1 (Bandai)
No-class NOV
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hyper Hobby magazine #171 (Tokuma Shoten)
MUSIC 7 Yamato 2199 Original Soundtrack Volume 1 (Lantis)
PRODUCT 8 Yamato 2199 characters used on construction signs (Maeda Construction Co.)
PUBLICATION 8 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #15 (Kadokawa Shoten)
EVENT 11 Yamato 2199 Orchestra Big Ceremony 2012 music concert (Chiba)
ON AIR 13 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 streaming on Bandai channel
PUBLICATION 20 Yamato 2199 2013 Digest Calendar
MUSIC 21 CD: YRA [Radio Yamato] Volume 1 (Tablier Communications)
VIDEO 22 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 (Bandai Visual)
PRODUCT 22 Yamato 2199 Pin Set (Bandai)
MUSIC 23 Akira Miyagawa conducts Yamato music at Explosion Live! concert (Osaka)
PUBLICATION 24 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan (Hobby Japan Press) & Dengeki Hobby (Ascii Mediaworks) January issues
MODEL 24 Miniature Cosmo Falcon bundled with Dengeki Hobby magazine January issue (Ascii Mediaworks)
EVENT 25 Yamato 2199 exhibition at Mega Hobby Expo (Akihabara)
MODEL 27 Cosmo Falcon Garage Kit (R.C. Berg)
No-class DEC
PUBLICATION 1 Yamato 2199 article in Hyper Hobby magazine #172 (Tokuma Shoten)
PRODUCT 7 Yamato 2199 Bookmarks (Anime World Star)
PUBLICATION 10 Illustrated Book Re: Mechanics (Production I.G)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in New Type Ace #16 (Kadokawa Shoten)
PUBLICATION 15 Yamato 2199 coverage in Great Mechanics DX Magazine #23 (Futaba Corporation)
CINEMA 15 Yamato 2199 Chapter 4 trailer
PRODUCT 20 LED illustration panels (set of 2/COM Planning Co., Ltd.)
EVENT 24 Yamato Premium Shop opens in Kinokuniya bookstore, Shinjuku (through Jan. 31)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan (Hobby Japan Press) & Dengeki Hobby (Ascii Mediaworks) February issues
CINEMA 27 Yamato 2199 Chapter 4 10-minute preview
PRODUCT 28 Hilde Shulz garage kit figure (Hagane Shrine)
PUBLICATION 28 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hyper Hobby magazine #173 (Tokuma Shoten)
PUBLICATION 28 Ship’s Log #2 (Yamato Crew Premium Fan Club Magazine)
BOOK 31 Reflections of Yamato 2199 volume 1 by Michio Murakawa (doujinshi)

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