The year 2018 was a slow one where the original Yamato saga is concerned, but quality is always better than quantity when it comes to our favorite anime classic. Here’s what happened between and around the releases of Yamato 2202 chapters 4, 5, and 6.
In 2015, journalist Hiroyuki Ota wrote a serial for the Asahi Shimbun newspaper that examined the unique cultural aspects of the anime. In November 2018, he explored the attitudes and principle figures of the Imperial Japanese Navy that informed the storytelling of the first Yamato series. That serial is presented here in full.