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Anime Profile: Legend of the Galactic Heroes

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Legend of the Galactic HeroesGinga Eiyu Densetsu (銀河英雄伝説)Legend of the Galactic Heroes
150 OVA Episodes (4 OVA Series), 2 Movies150 OVA Episodes (4 OVA Series), 2 Movies
December 1988 (OVA Series 1)
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December 12, 1992 (OVA Series 2 & Golden Wings)
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1998 (OVA Series 3 & A Hundred Billion Stars, A Hundred Billion Lights)
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December 24, 1999 (OVA Series 4 & Spiral Labyrinth)
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February 6, 1988 (Movie 1 - My Conquest in a Sea of Stars)
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December 18, 1993 (Movie 2 - Overture to a New War)
Kitty Films/Tokuma Japan Corporation/Artland/Ginei
Yoshiki Tanaka
Noburo Ishiguro (OVA's 1-4, Movie 1), Keizo Shimizu, Kenichi Maeda (Movie 2)
Drama, Military, Sci-FiDrama, Military, Sci-Fi
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Characters: Legend of the Galactic Heroes

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Alex Cazerne Alex Cazerne Katerose von Kreutzer Katerose von Kreutzer
Annerose von Grünewald Annerose von Grünewald Marika Von Feueurbach Marika Von Feueurbach
Bagdash Bagdash Olivier Poplin Olivier Poplin
Chun Wu Chen Chun Wu Chen Oskar von Reuenthal Oskar von Reuenthal
De Villier De Villier Paul von Oberstein Paul von Oberstein
Dusty Attemborough Dusty Attemborough Reinhard von Lohengramm Reinhard von Lohengramm
Focker Axel Von Büro Focker Axel Von Büro Siegfried Kircheis Siegfried Kircheis
Frederica Greenhill Frederica Greenhill Walter von Schönkopf Walter von Schönkopf
Hildegard von Mariendorf Hildegard von Mariendorf Wolfgang Mittermeyer Wolfgang Mittermeyer
Julian Mintz Julian Mintz Yang Wen-li Yang Wen-li

Description: Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Legend of the Galactic Heroes is an epic in every sense of the word. Spanning over a massive 150 OVA Episodes, LotGH tells the ongoing story of a massive war staged in our own Milky Way Galaxy during the 35th Century.

During this period, two galactic factions reigned supreme in this tumultuous age, The Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance. However, disagreements soon led to war, in which the two factions have fought each other for 150 years.

The main characters, Reinhard von Müsel and Yang Wenli are soldiers on opposite sides, each with their own hopes and aspirations for the future. The saga follows the destiny of these two heroes and the many people around them, as they learn the true nature of the war that affects their lives and everything that drives it forward.

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