Category Archives: Legend of the Galactic Heroes

Why are the Villains in the First Season of Legend of the Galactic Heroes so Stupid?!?

I’m rewatching the show, and after 24 episodes I’ve stopped making excuses. The villains in Legend of the Galactic Heroes are shamefully incompetent. Andrew Fork and the Alliance Admirals who adopted his invasion plan; Yang Wenli’s contemporaries; Prince Braunschweig and … Continue reading

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Why Are the Extended Conversations in Legend of The Galactic Heroes Riveting While Those in Fate/Zero are Coma-Inducing?

I think I know why. But first, some disclaimers. Not every extended conversation in Legend of the Galactic Heroes is exemplary; some will be guilty of what those in Fate/Zero do. Conversely, there are conversations in Fate/Zero that are remarkable … Continue reading

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The Genius For War and Legend of the Galactic Heroes

A big part of my esteem for Legend of the Galactic Heroes is its portrayal of the conduct of warfare (and and related policy) by its characters. I highly appreciate both the successes and failures made by the various admirals … Continue reading

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Anime Opera IN SPACE

I’m not confident in my genre-theory so I present this post with a galaxy’s worth of disclaimers and caveats. I just thought it’d be a fun exercise to do a Cartesian quadrant kind of chart to “locate” or analyze the … Continue reading

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All the Lights in the Sky are Our Enemies: Reflections on Legend of the Galactic Heroes

We are doomed to want the things that lie beyond our reach. The image of the baby, Felix Mittermeyer trying to grasp at the stars ends the epic Legend of the Galactic Heroes. It is an interesting theme, speaking to … Continue reading

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