The official website for the Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 (Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi or Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love) anime film has announced more staff members for the Uchū Senkan Yamato 2205: Aratanaru Tabidachi (Space Battleship Yamato 2205: A New Journey) sequel project.
Kenji Yasuda is directing Uchū Senkan Yamato 2205: Aratanaru Tabidachi. Newly announced returning staff members include Hideki Oka for scripts, Nobuteru Yuki for original character designs, Junichirō Tamamori and Yasuchi Ishizu for mechanical designs, and Akira Miyagawa for music. Mika Akitaka will also contribute mechanical designs.
The sequel anime is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2020.
The website also revealed that Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 will receive a compilation anime film in 2020. The Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi Sōshū-hen (Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love Compilation; tentative title) will compile the 26-episode Space Battleship Yamato 2202 television anime into a film, and studio MOTHER is producing the project. Fukui is credited with composition and supervision for the film. Yuka Minakawa is writing the scripts, and Oka is credited with script cooperation. Tamamori is serving as setting advisor. Atsuki Sato is credited as “director,” but he is listed separately from Nobuyoshi Habara, who is returning from the series to direct the project.
Other staff members returning to the compilation project from the television series include executive producer and production general supervisor Yoshinobu Nishizaki, scriptwriter Fukui, and character designer Yuki. The previous anime’s studio Xebec is also contributing to the project.