Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War

Alt title: Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Arata Naru Tatakai no Overture

Movie (1 ep x 95 min)
1993
4.326 out of 5 from 872 votes
Rank #390

Having recently acquired the title of Count, Reinhard von Lohengramm is considered increasingly dangerous by the highest officials of the Galactic Empire. However, they cannot move directly against a man so favored of the Emperor, and he has proven his capacity in warfare. Thus, they intend to send him into a battle that they will ensure he cannot win. In the Free Planets Alliance, Wen-Li Yang's friend Jean Robert Lapp intends to propose marriage to their mutual acquaintance, Jessica Edwards. Wen-Li has only just returned home, but his respite will be all too brief: the Alliance soon hears of the intended Imperial invasion, and the man once more finds himself in a fleet headed for combat. The battle of Astate is about to commence...

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FullmetalCowboy24 Jul 3, 2013
Score 9.5/10

Critic’s Log: June, 22, 2013. Review #52: Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War
After the disappointment that was the previous Legend of the Galactic Heroes movie called Golden Wings, another movie came out. This movie came out a year before the show started its third season. What did the creative staff make that time? A movie known as... read more

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