Yamato 2199 2015 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 JAN
ONLINE 1-6 Celebratory new year art on official 2199 website
EVENT 4 Yamatalk featuring Eriko Nakamura (Fukuoka)
EVENT 11 Raise Anchor! fan gathering at Comic City convention (Osaka)
EVENT 16 final Yamatalk featuring Eriko Nakamura and Aya Uchida (Shinjuku Piccadilly theater, Tokyo)
PRODUCT 16 commemorative Yamatalk card (Shinjuku Piccadilly theater)
PRODUCT 19 commemorative Phoenix Darts IC cards (set of 2)
PUBLICATION 23 Yamato 2199 manga volume 6 & promo postcards by Michio Murakawa (Kadokawa Comics Ace)
PUBLICATION 24 Yamato 2199 coverage in hobby magazines (March 2015 issues)
PRODUCT 25 Deusula II Cosmo Fleet Special miniature (Megahouse)
ONLINE 26 My Navi website publishes stills from Ark of the Stars
BOOK 27 Yamato 2199 Rough Illustration Book available at Yamato Crew website (Nobuteru Yuuki)
PRODUCT 28 1/8 Yuki Mori Figure, bikini version (2 variants, Megahouse)
BOOK 31 Yamato 2199 Fleet Model Collection Ark of the Stars special (Hobby Japan)
MODEL 31 Mecha Collection model kit 13 Balgray (Bandai)
PRODUCT ? Captain Okita coat (Cospa)
No-class FEB
PRODUCT 2 1/8 Yuki Mori figure, pilot suit version (Megahouse)
ON AIR 2 Concert 2015 TV commercial
ON AIR 3 Ark of the Stars home video TV commercials
EVENT 8 Yamato 2199 products displayed and Wonder Festival 2015 Winter (Chiba)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 coverage in Otona Anime #37 (Yosen Co.)
PUBLICATION 15 Ark of the Stars cover story in Hikari TV Guide Vol. 83
ONLINE 15 Youtube message from conductor Akira Miyagawa for Concert 2015
ONLINE 16 Yamato 2199 side story begins at NTT website
ONLINE 16 Wave-Motion Gun for the Five Senses prize campaign begins (Yamato 2199 Production Committee)
ON AIR 21 Ark of the Stars streaming begins (Bandai Channel, Playstation Store, Hikari TV, and Rakuten Showtime)
MUSIC 25 Blu-ray audio: Ark of the Stars original soundtrack (Columbia)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in hobby magazines (April 2015 issues)
MODEL 28 Mecha Collection model kit 14 Darold (Bandai)
EVENT 28 Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 (Through March 1, Chiba)
PUBLICATION 28 Concert 2015 program book
PRODUCT 28 Concert 2015 goods
MUSIC 28 CD single: Muss i denn from Ark of the Stars original soundtrack (limited edition, Columbia)
PRODUCT ? Ark of the Stars coaster (Neowing)
PRODUCT ? Yamato 2199 clear files (Set of 9, NTT)
No-class MAR
MUSIC 4 CD: Music from Yamato 2199 (Fontec)
RIP 7 Voice actor Shinji Ogawa
ONLINE 15 Yamato 2199 side story Chapter 1 (NTT website)
PUBLICATION 19 Video ad in Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper
EVENT 20-22 Yamato 2199 displays at Anime Japan 2015 convention
EVENT 20-22 A Chance to go 2-Dimensional charity auction at Anime Japan 2015 convention
EVENT 22 Yamato Lecture 9
PRODUCT 25 CD: YRA Radio Yamato Talk Part Complete (Tablier Communications)
PRODUCT 25 Yamato 2199 art canvases (Set of 4, TC Entertainment)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in hobby magazines (May 2015 issues)
MODEL 28 Mecha Collection model kit 15 Murasame (Bandai)
PRODUCT 28 1/8 Yurisha Iscandar figure (Megahouse)
No-class APR
PUBLICATION 8 Ship’s Log #10 (Yamato Crew Premium fan club magazine)
ONLINE 9 Yamato Shopping video on Youtube (Yamato 2199 Production Committee)
ONLINE 10 I Want to Warp prize campaign begins (Yamato 2199 Production Committee)
CINEMA 10 Ark of the Stars Blu-ray edition (Shinjuku Piccadilly theater)
CINEMA 11 Ark of the Stars Blu-ray edition (Osaka and Kyoto theaters)
EVENT 12 Yamaket 5 (at Toriroji 8 mini-con)
BOOK 17 Yamato 2199 Fleet Model Collection Garmillas Gathered Fleet special (Hobby Japan)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in hobby magazines (June 2015 issues)
MODEL 25 Mecha Collection model kit 16 Schderg (Bandai)
PRODUCT 29 1/8 Mikage Kiryu figure (Megahouse)
PRODUCT ? Kodai & Yuki pen set (Premium Bandai)
No-class MAY
ON AIR 10 Yamato 2199 TV rerun begins (Kids Station)
EVENT 3-5 VR Yamato at Machi Asobi (Tokushima), concert performance in Osaka
EVENT 5 New garage kits at Treasure Festa hobby show
ONLINE 8 Yutaka Izubuchi comment on Ark of the Stars (Yamato Crew website)
ON AIR 10 Concert 2015 & Recording TV special (Kids Station)
PUBLICATION 11 Ark of the Stars article in 1965 Man magazine
EVENT 14-17 2199 products exhibited at Shizuoka Hobby Show, theme performed by live orchestra
PRODUCT 16 Yuki Mori Figuarts Zero figure (Bandai)
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in hobby magazines (July 2015 issues)
CINEMA 26 Ark of the Stars screening and talkshow (Shinjuku, Tokyo)
PUBLICATION 27 Full page Ark of the Stars ad in Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper
VIDEO 27 DVD & Blu-ray: Ark of the Stars
VIDEO 27 Blu-ray: Ark of the Stars with exclusive digipack (Amazon)
VIDEO 27 Blu-ray: Ark of the Stars with stickers, script books, and trading card (Yamato Crew)
MUSIC 27 CD: Ark of the Stars OST (Lantis)
ONLINE 27 Yamato Shopping videos on Youtube (Yamato 2199 Production Committee)
EVENT 27,28 Ark of the Stars sales event at Yodobashi department store (Akihabara, Tokyo)
BOOK 27 Yamato 2199 Complete Works Vol. 3 and script collection (Mag Garden)
PRODUCT 29 Yamato girls character sleeves (Set of 5, Ensky)
ON AIR 30 Concert 2015 & Recording TV special (Kids Station)
MODEL 30 Mecha Collection model kit 17 Galunt (Bandai)
EVENT 30 2199 products exhibited at Megahobby Expo
EVENT 31 Yamato Lecture 10 (Kabukicho, Tokyo)
No-class JUN
ONLINE 8 Yutaka Izubuchi interview (Bandai Visual)
MUSIC 10 CD: Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 (Columbia)
MUSIC 10 Blu-ray Audio: Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 (Columbia)
Product 10 Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 mini clear file (Columbia)
ON AIR 17 Yamato theme in Kirin TV commercials
ONLINE 17 Yamato 2199 side story Chapter 2 (NTT website)
EVENT 18-21 Yamato 2199 displays at Tokyo Toy Show 2015
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #554 (August 2015 issue)
No-class JUL
ONLINE 1 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
Product 15 Yamato 2199 stationery stamp & seal supplies announced (Tanikawa Co.)
ONLINE 15 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
MODEL 18 Mecha Collection Garmillas Carrier-Based Spacecraft Set (Premium Bandai)
EVENT 19 Yamato Lecture 11 (Kabukicho, Tokyo)
EVENT 25, 26 Yamato 2199 displays at Wonder Festival 2015 Summer
PUBLICATION 27 Ship’s Log #11 (Yamato Crew Premium fan club magazine)
ONLINE 29 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 30 Yamato 2199 side story Chapter 3 (NTT website)
MODEL 31 Mecha Collection model kit 18 Deusular II Core Ship (Bandai)
BOOK 31 Yamato 2199 Hyper Mechanical Detail Artworks (Mag Garden)
No-class AUG
ONLINE 7 Yamato Crew goods lottery
ONLINE 11 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 14-16 Yamato 2199 products at Comiket 88 (Odaiba, Tokyo)
EVENT 19 Yamato 2199 Art Gallery exhibition through Sept 15 (Shibuya, Tokyo)
EVENT 22,23 Yamato 2199 products displayed at Chara Hobby 2015
ONLINE 25 Yamato 2199 Concert Special Box announcement
PUBLICATION 25 Yamato 2199 coverage in Hobby Japan #556 (October 2015 issue)
ONLINE 26 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
PRODUCT 29 1/8 Akira Yamamoto Figure, version 2 (Megahouse)
EVENT 29 Ark of the Stars wins Seiyun Award at 54th Japan SF Convention (ComeCon, Tokyo)
EVENT 29 Yamato 2199 displays at 54th Japan SF Convention (ComeCon, Tokyo)
PRODUCT 30 Yamato & Domelaze III World digibook by Naoyuki Katoh (for iOS)
No-class SEP
ONLINE 2 Journey to Iscandar game prize contest
PRODUCT 2 Cosmo Fleet Special Megaluda announced (Megahouse)
EVENT 5 Yamato Lecture Light (Ushiku City)
ONLINE 9 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
Product 20 Yamato 2199 stationery stamp & seal supplies at Yamato Crew (Tanikawa Co.)
EVENT 21,22 Yamato 2199 exhibits at Doro-Off V (Tokyo)
ONLINE 24 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 26 Producer’s Premium Meeting (Nagoya)
EVENT 26 Yamato 2199 products at 55th All Japan Model & Hobby Show (Tokyo)
EVENT 27 Yamato Lecture 12
ONLINE 28 Yamato 2199 side story Chapter 4 (NTT website)
MODEL 30 Mecha Collection model kit 19 UX-01 Dimensional Submarine (Bandai)
No-class OCT
PRODUCT 2 Golf balls (Set of 4, Titleist)
EVENT 4 Raise Anchor 2! fan gathering at Comic City conventions (Osaka & Tokyo)
ONLINE 7 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 10 Ark of the Stars screening and discussion at Machi Asobi 15 (Tokushima)
PUBLICATION 10 Yamato 2199 manga volume 7 & promo postcards by Michio Murakawa (Kadokawa Comics Ace)
PUBLICATION 10 Reflections of Yamato 2199 volume 3 by Michio Murakawa (doujinshi)
ONLINE 14 Concert video promotional campaign begins
EVENT 17 Mecha designer Junichiro Tamamori appears at Comic Con Okinawa
ONLINE 21 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 24 Mecha designer Kazutaka Miyatake art exhibition opens on battleship Misaka (through Nov. 23)
PUBLICATION 26 Yamato 2199 2016 calendar preorders open (Yamato Crew)
MODEL 26 1/500 Kirishima garage kit preorders open (Yamato Crew)
ONLINE 26 Yamato 2199 side story Chapter 5 (NTT website)
ONLINE 28 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
No-class NOV
ONLINE 1 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 4 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
CINEMA 5 Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 film screening (Shinjuku, Tokyo)
EVENT 5 Yamatalk: Yamato Sound Chapter Part 1 (Shinjuku, Tokyo)
EVENT 8 Yamato 2199 garage kits at Treasure Festa (Kobe)
ON AIR 9 Yamato 2199 Chapter 1 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 10 Yamato 2199 Chapter 2 (Family Theater)
ONLINE 11 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ON AIR 11 Yamato 2199 Chapter 3 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 14 Yamato 2199 Chapter 4 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 9 Yamato 2199 Chapters 1, 2, and 3 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 16 Yamato 2199 Chapter 5 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 17 Yamato 2199 Chapter 6 (Family Theater)
ONLINE 18 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ON AIR 18 Yamato 2199 Chapter 7 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 19 Yamato 2199 Ark of the Stars (Family Theater)
ON AIR 21 Yamato 2199 Chapters 4, 5, and 6 (Family Theater)
EVENT 22 Yamaket 6 (at Toriroji 9 mini-con)
PUBLICATION 23 Ark of the Stars 2016 calendar (Yamato Crew)
PUBLICATION 23 Yamato 2199 daily tear-off calendar (Yamato Crew)
ONLINE 24 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 25 Yamato 2199 content on Dengeki Hobby Web videos
PUBLICATION 27 Ship’s Log #12 (Yamato Crew Premium fan club magazine)
MODEL 28 Mecha Collection model kit 20 Gaiderol (Bandai)
EVENT 28 Yamato 2199 products at Megahobby Expo (Tokyo)
ON AIR 28 Yamato 2199 Chapter 7 (Family Theater)
ON AIR 28 Yamato 2199 Ark of the Stars (Family Theater)
ONLINE 30 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
No-class DEC
PUBLICATION 1 Coverage in Hyper Hobby Character Land vol. 4 (Tokuma Shoten)
ONLINE 1 Yamatalk event promo on Youtube
PRODUCT 1 1/8 Yuki Mori Figure, Iscandar dress version (Megahouse)
ONLINE 1 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 2 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
PRODUCT 4 Yamato Crew Premium fan club medallion
EVENT 5 Yamato Lecture 13
ONLINE 9 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 11 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 14 Concert video promotion in JR Akihabara Station
ONLINE 17 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 18 Yamatalk: Yamato Sound Chapter Part 2 (Tokyo)
EVENT 19 Producer Premium meeting at Yakitori Yamato restaurant
ONLINE 23 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
VIDEO 24 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Music Team Big Ceremony 2012 (Emotion)
VIDEO 24 DVD & Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Concert 2015 (Emotion)
VIDEO 24 Blu-ray: Yamato 2199 Concert Special Box (Emotion)
ONLINE 27 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
ONLINE 28 Battlefield Infinity game announcement
EVENT 29-31 Yamato 2199 doujinshi and cosplay at Comiket 89
ONLINE 31 Nobuteru Yuuki New Year’s Facebook post
EVENT 31 Yamato music performed at Super New Year’s Eve concert (Sumida)

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