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First aired in Japan in 1974 under the name Uchuu Senkan Yamato (Space Battleship Yamato), Star Blazers premiered in the United States in 1979 and had a profound effect on popular culture.

Riding the tide of science fiction popularity brought about by Star Wars and Star Trek: The Motion Picture, among others, Star Blazers was featured overarching plots, deep character development, and delved into issues never before seen on what was dismissed a children's show.

Spanning three seasons and over seventy episodes (as well as five movies in Japan), the original run of Star Blazers came to end in 1985. In Japan the series was rebooted and re-imagined several times, including as a live action movie and two new TV series, Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199 and its sequel 2202.

The impact of the show on pop culture around the world cannot be overstated. In Japan it literally began an entire genre of TV, film and storytelling across multiple media. In the U.S., nods to Star Blazers continue to appear, and a new live action movie is in development in Hollywood as this is written.

Sea of Stars is a continuation of the story of Star Blazers. If you don't remember the show, or never saw the Japanese movies, don't worry. We've got your back. Click on the Episode tab at the top of this text and listen to our documentary episode "The Argo: Sailor of the Stars" for a full catch up. Forward Momentum Productions is proud to have contributed to the mythos of the show, even in our small, fannish way.

The Argo: Sailor of the Stars

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For those not entirely up on the Star Blazers/Space Cruiser Yamato anime series, we present this documentary episode. It focuses not only on the TV episodes of Star Blazers, but incorporates the movies "New Voyage", "Be Forever", and "Final Yamato" which are only available in North America on subtitled DVD. All of the original series is available on DVD from Voyager Entertainment.

The documentary is read and acted by the cast of the "Sea of Stars" audio drama, and features both classic music from throughout the series, and several audio cuts from the first two seasons of the English TV episodes. This is a great way to re-familiarize yourself with the back story of this classic anime.

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...we're leaving Mother Earth...

Our Story Begins...

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Beginning scant days after the Japanese film Final Yamato, Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo tells the story of Earth's second invasion by the Comet Empire. It's a blend of original characters, and familiar faces from the animated series... and their voices, as the series features Amy Howard Wilson returning to the character of Nova.

SYNOPSIS

The Earth fought off the first Comet Empire invasion in 2202, but ten years later the Empire returned and this time, our world fell before their might.

After five years of brutal oppression, our planet is a dried, dead husk. Our Imperial masters have decided that before they can move on, the earth must be destroyed and has sent a massive fleet to sterilize the planet's surface.

Our only hope lay with a small band of resistance fighters and their secret weapon, the resurrected Space Cruiser Argo, a mighty battleship that defeated the Empire's initial invasion fifteen years ago. But can her ragtag, inexperienced crew cope with not just the battles ahead, but their own inner turmoils?

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Episode 0: Invasion!

"On the darkest day in Human history, the Comet Empire returned..."


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Season One

Episode 1: The Legend
After the conquest of Earth, a new threat rises. A heroic band of freedom fighters must find some way to combat the end of Humanity. Our only hope may lay with an old hero of the Earth Defense Force, and the secret that has lain hidden for fifteen years.

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Episode 2: Argo Lifts Off Into A New Dawn
With less than six months to the extermination of humanity, the new Star Force hurry to rebuild their vessel, and blast off into an uncertain future.

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Episode 3: Prisms of View
The Star Force's new fighter pilots are viewed with distrust and scorn, can the crew stand together in the coming days?

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Episode 4: Ambush at Jupiter!
The Scourge Fleet is not the only enemy, Colonel Nasca of the Comet Empire lays a trap for the Star Force!

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Episode 5: The Calm Before the Storm
In the aftermath of Nasca's attack, the Star Force struggle to repair the Argo, and Michael Vega learns part of the truth about Captain Wildstar's past.

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Episode 6: Firestorm
The Scourge Fleet has arrived, and the Argo must face it... alone.

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Season Two

Episode 7: The New Menace
After the battle, The Star Force repair their ship and lick their wounds. But news of a grave new threat prompts the Argo to a new course of action.

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Episode 8: In Pursuit of Hope
Wildstar has ordered the Argo off on a desperate bid for answers, but when the Argo finds an impossible world, the crew is tested in ways they'd never dreamed.

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Episode 9: Threads of the Past
Messengers from the next world bring tidings of hope to the crew of the Argo, and possibly a solution to the desperate fate awaiting Earth.>

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Episode 10: Betrayal at New Telezart
The Argo is attacked on the surface of New Telezart, an ambush brought about by the traitor among the Star Force. But who is the wolf in sheep's clothing, and how will the Argo survive Major Terril's suprise assault?

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Episode 11: Always Darkest...
The Argo launches an attack on an Imperial armory, even as Jahmorta begins the final assault on Earth.

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Episode 12: ...Before The Dawn
The final battle. Will Earth be saved, or have we truly reached the end of our story?

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Cast of Characters

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Most of the series takes place aboard the rebuilt space battleship Argo. Her crew, the Star Force, come from a wide variety of backgrounds and walks of life. This haggard, rag-tag band of resistance fighters have to come together and work as a team to avert the coming annihilation of humanity, and the destruction of Earth itself. But common cause is not always the strongest bond. People, as always, are flawed...

Michael Vega

Michael Vega was born to be an explorer. Originally the youngest of three brothers, Never content with a life on Earth, Michael entered the Exploration and Cosmic Studies program at the Space Academy as soon as he could. He wanted nothing more than a billet on the first deep-range exploration ship that would have him. Then the Empire invaded.

One family member at a time, the Occupation slowly whittled Vega's family down to just himself, and his eldest brother, Richard, who was serving with the remains of the EDF fleet beyond the Solar system. An uncomfortable soldier at best, Michael Vega joined the earthside resistance, and has been fighting the empire ever since.

The two driving forces in his life are his surviving brother Richard, and the hope that one day the Comet Empire will be driven off, and he may yet realize his dream of seeing other worlds. Around other people, Vega is rather quiet and shy. He's been harboring a crush on Sam Vandom for nearly three years now, and his best friend, Neville Drake keeps teasing him about it. But Vega can't bring himself to try and bring his and Sam's friendship to the next level.

Michael Vega is voiced by Sean Hill.

Neville Drake

Neville is the son of a rich farm conglomerate owner who (at least publicly) is collaborating with the Comet Empire Occupation to provide food and other resources to the Imperial military. Neville had a very public falling out with his family over this and left home to join the EDF rebellion. His father publicly disowned him at that point, although he started secretly funneling food and resources to the Rebels.

A suave talker, Neville looks on his best friend, Michael Vega, as something of a project. He's always pushing Mike to confess his feelings for their mutual friend Sam Vandom, before someone else does.

Friendly and outgoing, Drake is always the first one to shake hands, the guy who buys the first round, and probably the next one too. He enjoys cutting loose and having fun, even when it seems somewhat inappropriate.

Coming from a wealthy background, some of the privations of his new life were a major adjustment, but Drake has settled into his role well, and goes out of his way to make such transitions easier for new people around him. Neville Drake is a one-man welcoming committee.

As the Chief Navigator/Pilot of the Argo, Drake commands a section of about thirty crewmen. His relaxed style and willingness to shoulder any burden to get the job done, has earned the respect of not just his section, but the rest of the crew as well.

Neville Drake is voiced by Scott Breakall.

Sam Vandom

Sam is something of the den mother to this wild pack of young men.

Most of the male crew harbor a small crush on her, but she wants nothing to do with the boys. She will joking say she "prefers a real man". Warm and caring, she's always the first to try and soothe a wounded soul. Always willing to go out of her way to help those in need, Same joined the resistance, not out of duty or desire for revenge, but because she felt she could do the most good there.

Deep in her heart she despises the violence, the killing. But despite this, she will fiercely defend her friends and her home. Sam is the den mother, get between her and her charges, and it will leave scars.

Sam has an uncanny ability to spot patterns in random-seeming data. Her primary duties at resistance headquarters were to identify possible gaps in Earth's orbital defenses, and assist the remaining EDF fleet in smuggling supplies and provisions down to Earth. She's a natural for the post of Radar Officer. Very little happens that she ISN'T aware of.

Sam Vandom is voiced by Philippa Ballantine.

Joachin Reyes

Reyes is the class clown, there's just no other way to say it. He's always ready with a quip or a joke, anything to help lighten the mood a bit. The fact that a lot of his humor is in bad taste, doesn't slow him in the slightest.

Sometimes, his sarcasm is perfect for diffusing tense situations, but sometimes, it only intensifies bad feelings among his fellow officers. Ordinarily, this sort of personality flaw would automatically reject someone from serving in an area where people are always in each others' faces and personal issues can explode beyond all proportion. But in Joachin's case, it's a small price to pay.

The reason his superiors put up with his cheekiness, is that there's no one better than Joachin Reyes at what he does. He can look at an encrypted signal and pick it apart faster than most decryption computers. Most Communications Officers think of their job as a science, to Reyes, it's high art. He takes great pride in his skill, perhaps too much.

Being one of the younger fighters in the EDF resistance, Reyes is still a bit unsure of himself, or his place in the social hierarchy. Maybe that's why he's such a smart-ass, or maybe he just comes by it naturally after all.

Joachin Reyes is voiced by Nathan P. Butler.

Derek Wildstar

Derek Wildstar is a pivotal figure in Earth's recent history. He's commanded men in battle, literally saved humanity several times, and forged the first tentative friendships between Earth and extra-terrestrial powers.

And he's not yet fifty years old.

The de facto Captain of the Argo at the time, Derek Wildstar played a major role in the defeat of the first Comet Empire invasion in 2202. He continued in this role for the next four years until, feeling he'd done his bit for king and country, Derek left the EDF in 2206 to enter the civilian sector.

He continued to serve Earth, however, by becoming a liaison between the EDF and a major defense contractor, Sandor Aerospace.

He didn't rejoin the military until just after the second Imperial invasion, following the disastrous battle at Jupiter. Given his experience, and the dearth of officers with his grasp of logistics, Derek quickly rose to the rank of Colonel in the EDF Resistance.

A grim and quiet man. The burden of command falls heavily upon him.

Of all the people who served aboard the Argo, Derek Wildstar is the sole surviving Officer. He feels a great deal of guilt regarding members of the Star Force who fell in the invasion. While he doesn't allow his feelings about it to affect his current command, his refusal to talk about the past shows that something is slowly eating away at him from the inside. This is a major cause of concern for his closest friends.

Derek Wildstar is voiced by Joe Harrison.

Hans Schneider

Hans is frightfully intelligent. He was used as a lab assistant/slave by a Comet Empire scientist trying to unravel the secrets of the inert Cosmo DNA machine the Argo retrieved from the planet Iscandar. Upon his escape two years ago, Hans joined the EDF resistance.

Very level and quiet in his demeanor, Hans often fades into the background in any sort of social environment. This sort of brusque, impersonal distance can rub people the wrong way, especially people like Reyes, who has made it his mission in life to get a rise of "Herr Spock."

He can be very cold and calculating, and rarely expresses much emotion. He uses his own coolness as a shell, a shield wall to fend off his crewmates and humanity in general. In fact, one could almost call him robotic, if not for the fact that he plays the most beautiful violin. It's as if he walls the human side of his character away until he can let it out in private. Hans never plays when he thinks someone may hear him.

The only subject on which he speaks with any passion, is that of Science. Hans firmly believes that the defeat of the Comet Empire can only come through advancements in our own technology.

Hans Schneider is voiced by Zach McCue.

Mac Stevens

Mac Stevens seems like he was born to be a Gunnery Officer. Aggressive, combative and just downright mean, Mac loves to hear the big guns go BOOM. He never backs down when challenged, but he also respects the same trait in others.

Trained in heavy weapons, Mac fosters a deep-seeded need to kill aliens, and he doesn't trust anyone who's too close to them, regardless of their side in the war. This comes from the fact that his family was murdered by a Comet Empire officer just to make a point. He had to watch as they killed his wife and did worse than kill his daughter. Mac doesn't talk about it.

His personal tragedy fuels his insatiable desire to kill the enemy. Make no mistake about it, Mac is a very troubled soul who wants nothing more than to lash out at those who have hurt him. While he won't endanger his comrades in pursuit of this goal, no one wants to get between him and the enemy.

Mac does have a side that remembers something other than anger. He can be incredibly gentle when moved to be so. He's sort of adopted Colin after their first meeting. After all, if he doesn't watch out for him, the little guy might get hurt.

It's easy to sum him up as a belligerent revenge-seeker, but remember the old adage, still waters run deep... deep waters, are cold.

Mac Stevens is voiced by Emry Kinney.

Colin O'Donnell

Colin is a short Irishman... who suffers from "Short-Irishman's-Syndrome".

He is combative and aggressive, but unlike others in the crew, Colin doesn't know when to quit. The first time Colin and Mac met they instantly bonded, but not before Colin tried to knock the larger man on his butt.

Arrogant, hot-tempered, and entirely too bold... If you're looking for a fight then step up, Colin will always oblige you. But don't worry, after it's been proven that he can kick your butt six ways to Sunday, the first round of beer's on him. Sure, he;s started more than his fair share of fights, but rarely with the same person twice.

Having grown up in the rich farmlands of the then-restored Ireland, Colin can barely stand to look at Earth as it is now... the air muddy, the waters sullied, the land ripped open and its bounty plundered. He never talks about it, but when all this is over, he wants to return to the land of his birth, and try to set right some of the damage that's been done.

Colin O'Donnell is voiced by Jim Perry.

Jordy Venture

Jordan Venture, "Jordy" to his friends, is the younger brother of the Argo's original navigator, Mark Venture. Since he was a young boy he had one goal, to join the Star Force and defend the Earth. His brother's death in the old Star Force's last battle fifteen years ago has not diminished that goal.

Jordy always had a fascination with starships, and is a natural engineer. He actually entered the Academy a year early on special recommendation by several former Star Force members.

At the academy, he showed remarkable ability to improvise. One of the few EDF fleet officers to survive the battle of Jupiter, Jordy was returned to Earth after his lifepod was captured by enemy forces. He was interred in a P.O.W. camp for several months before escaping and joining the resistance, where he again came to the attention of Derek Wildstar.

Wildstar assigned him to complete the Argo's reconstruction, which had been abandoned years earlier after he successful salvage. Jordy has been taking care of the Argo ever since.

Technically the Executive Officer of the new Star Force, Jordan Venture sees himself as the stern, but fair spokesman of this ragtag crew of boys. He has deep abiding affection, maybe even love, for Sam though. He's actually pretty flustered around her outside of work settings. He doesn't have the guts to ask her out though...

Jordan Venture is voiced by Dave Frizzell.

IQ-9

A genius-level (series nine) robot, IQ9 is responsible for much of the automated functions aboard the re-built Argo.

IQ is not merely an android, or limited-A.I. automaton. His programming has become so densely and richly detailed that somewhere along the line, he became self-aware. He is treated a full member of the crew, and feels it his duty to not only protect his organic shipmates, but to safeguard the legacy of the former crew members as well.

It was IQ9 who was responsible for maintaining the Argo after the rebuilding effort stalled in early 2208. He was joined in this task by Jordan Venture nearly five years later.

IQ9 is voiced by Jonathan Edward Dolnier.

Mei Gideon

Mei is the granddaughter of Argus Gideon, the man who commanded the EDF fleet in the invasion of `02. She lived with her mother and grandfather, but after his death she was often looked after by Captain Wildstar and Nova Forester, his fiancee.

Raised in a military family and surrounded by heroes for most of her life, it's no wonder that she entered the Space Fighter Training School at her earliest opportunity. She was top of her class from day one. Mei is driven to prove herself, she wanted to earn a place for herself in her extended family, not by affection, but by merit.

Mei leads by example. She will quickly come to the defense of any of her pilots or personnel, and they will crawl through fire for her.

After the conquest of Earth by the Comet Empire in 2212, she joined the Earth Homeguard, the domestic security force under Imperial jurisdiction. She used her position to help smuggle supplies to the Earth underground. When Captain Wildstar asked her aboard, Mei made plans to defect. However, her squadron found out about it and ... all of them went with her. Where she led, they would follow.

Of course, no one else aboard trusted them...

Mei Gideon is voiced by Silas Carder.

Phillippe De LaRoche

Mei's second and wingman. Philippe is also something of a prankster and comedian, he's taken the unofficial role of ship's morale officer upon himself. His motto is "everything is better with a smile."

He does have a serious side as well. He lost his parents two years prior to the invasion, leaving him strongly devoted to his younger sister, Sarah. If there hadn't been an aunt and uncle to take over raising the girl, Philippe would have dropped out of the Academy without a second thought.

Back in the academy, Philippe was the main rival of Mei Giddeon. The pair of them always competed to beat each other's grades, top the other's accomplishments. Somewhere along the line though, it all changed. By the time they graduated, Philippe and Mei were inseparable friends.

Unusually protective of Mei, Philippe followed her into the Homeguard after the invasion, and then on to serve aboard the Argo when she 'defected'. He wasn't about to let her do something so dangerous, or that much fun, alone.

As an Earthling in the Homeguard, he was used to being looked down on, but since following Mei to the Star Force, he's having to adjust the same hatred coming from his own people.

Philippe is voiced by Devin Cox.

Pops McClendon

A no-nonsense Missouri country doctor by preference, Ezekiel "Pops" McClendon is a former instructor of Xeno-Anthropology and Biology at the Academy. He once wrote "... battles will come and go, but war only ends with both sides finally and fully understand one another." One of his brightest students was Cadet Derek Wildstar.

He left the EDF entirely in 2204, and returned to private practice. Pops maintained personal ties with several EDF and Star Force members, including his best friend, Dr. Sado Sane, Derek Wildstar and Wendy Singleton. He sat the invasion out and refused to join the resistance at first, believing he did more good as a doctor out in the world than hiding in a bunker. However, when General Singleton contacted him about the Argo's launch, he signed on as Ship's Doctor.

Never one to take crap from anyone, Pops is always willing to speak his mind. It's cost him a few friendships over the years, but he's one of those people you always know where you stand with. He might be a bit blunt about it, but he's never mean-spirited. This has made him the unofficial shrink aboard. Pops is always ready to heal both physical and mental wounds. Whether through medicine, or copious amounts of whiskey, whichever works...

Pops McClendon is voiced by Devlin James.

Wendy Singleton

Wendy Singleton is the granddaughter of the legendary General Thaddeus Singleton, the man who first commanded the Earth Defense Force.

She first became involved in the EDF as a civilian aide to her grandfather. But before long, she on a few key governmental committees, including eventually chairing the organization that took over the role of the original EDF in 2209. When the empire invaded three years later, she found herself de facto head of the resistance.

Wendy is a realist. She knows what the resistance is doing is probably hopeless. At some level, she realizes that just pushing the occupying forces off Earth won't make it free. She continues on, however because it gives the people hope. It gives them something to point to and say "someday..."

While she relies on Colonel Derek Wildstar, her second-in-command, as a strong right arm, she does not need anyone to defend her. She's more than capable of turning a hard-bitten soldier into a gibbering wreck, either by words, the sort of glances usually reserved to drill sergeants, or by blindsiding them with a chair.

This inner strength is tempered by a genuine concern for her troops. She leads, not by intimidation or strength, by example. She knows that in war, people die. When those people are under her command, she feels it. Her troops would do anything for her, because they know she would do anything for them.

General Wendy Singleton is voiced by Melissa D. Johnson in the first season, and Sarah Moore in Invasion! and season two.

Spanning the entire Andromeda Galaxy and half of the Milky Way as well, the Comet Empire is a highly advanced civilization, bent on the conquest of the entire universe. Their motives are never explained to conquered peoples, but it seems clear that lust for power and thirst for resources have consumed whatever justification they originally had.

Major Berrit

Berrit is a career coward. His entire goal in life is to do as little work as possible, which is why heading a garrison on a conquered and demolished world like Earth is right up his alley. All he wants to do is slip quietly by, escape anything remotely resembling official notice. No sir, everything is just fine here, sir!

Of course, it's not just laziness that defines him, he's also greedy. It's almost expected that garrison commanders skim a bit off the top when shipments head off, but Berrit has raised it to an art form. He lies to superiors, he hides resources that he later diverts...he's even concealed resistance raids on Imperial facilities in order to keep the ever watchful eye of his superiors elsewhere.

Berrit one went so far as arranging for superiors to find evidence of peculation and waste in another command, to preserve his own private kingdom.

Under his watch, the local garrison has atrophied a bit. Despite being well-equipped, they tend to be more worried about internal politics and infighting than in policing the people of Earth.

Berrit may just be the best friend the Resistance could have had...

Major Berrit is voiced by Ducky Patterson.

Colonel Nazca

Nasca is the eldest son of a family with a long history of military service. His grandfather rose to the rank of Admiral, attaining the post of Supreme Military Commander. His father became one of Prince Zordar's most loyal generals, leaving his family behind when the Prince left to expand the Empire's borders.

Following in his father's footsteps, Nasca has risen to the post of Commander of the Empire's Orion Spiral Arm Fleet, the task force responsible for maintaining order in the sector of the Milky Way galaxy where Earth is located.

Nasca has suspected for some time that Major Berrit is not as diligent as he should be, but has so far been unable to prove it. He would like nothing better than to catch the foul little wastrel in something and press charges...right into a firing squad.

A devout and pious man, Colonel Nasca observes a somewhat archaic tradition in the Imperial military. As an officer of command-level rank, he maintains a close relationship with a spiritual adviser. Some of his superiors find this a bit off-putting, as the military has been trying to remove the Imperial Church's influence for decades. However, Nasca feels it is a vital part of his beliefs.

Colonel Nasca is voiced by Andre de Almeida.

Xavier

Xavier has fallen on hard times. Once the spiritual adviser and teacher of Prince Zordar himself, Xavier is largely seen as responsible for Zordar's fall from grace.

His public perception means little to the man, however. Xavier views his new position in life as a test bestowed upon him by Gorham, the god of the Imperial Church. He has purged himself of distraction, devoting himself entirely to Gorham's way.

To dismiss him as a religious zealot is unfair, however. While he has made his faith the bedrock of his life, Xavier is far too intelligent a man to confuse religious truth with physical fact. When the two come into conflict, he considers the reasons for such and invariably finds the course through to clearer waters. Xavier is a man who believes at the very foundation of his soul. It is unshakable, and immobile. A rock upon which his life is built.

Once a rising star within the Church (he was only twenty years old when he became Zordar's teacher), Xavier is well-educated in many fields besides the spiritual, and it is in this role he has once again found a student. Xavier is the adviser and spiritual guide of Colonel Nasca, of the Orion Spiral Arm fleet.

The officer and the priest make a rare duo within the rarefied society of the military command level, but each finds the others counsel valuable beyond measure.

Xavier is voiced by Nathan P. Butler.

General Geran

General Wilhelm Geran is a soldier's soldier. Nearly a legend within the Military, he is a dynamic leader who commands through example, and through force of personality. Unlike most of the command staff, Geran was NOT a scion of the nobility. He was a common foot soldier, who clawed and scraped his way through the ranks.

Along the way, he gained no small collection of battle scars. It's joked among his men that the only thing that outnumbers his scars, are his victories. In the battle of the Fox Nebula, Geran's command ship was destroyed. His aide was injured making his way to the escape pods, and then Colonel Geran went back for him, saving his aide's life, and losing his right eye in the process.

Throughout the Empire, the men fight for the Emperor, and for the Homeland... except in Geran's command, they fight for him. His troops are personally loyal to him at a level that worries the command staff. So much so, that they were all sent to the frontlines in the Empire's war with Galman, hoping the charismatic General would finally meet his end.

Despite this however, Geran has no thoughts of personal advancement. He is a soldier of the Empire. He serves.

General Geran is voiced by Andre de Almeida.

Admiral Kahn

The highest ranking member of the Imperial Military, Supreme Commander Kahn is charged with overseeing control of the Andromeda Galaxy, and conveying the Emperor's vision to those who carry out Jahmorta's orders.

A noble of good family in his own right, Kahn is often seen something of a safety valve, should the Imperial line fail in its current or the next generation. A calm, steady hand on the tiler of two galaxies. Khan himself does not dispute this. While he is loyal to the Emperor, privately he cannot stand the sight of the Crown Prince. He will not attempt to undermine the efforts of Prince Darcal to eventually assume his father's authority, but nor will he aid him.

No, Kahn's political attention is drawn downward, not up. He fears the rise of the charismatic General Geran. He sees his subordinate as eyeing Kahn's own position of power, and that cannot be allowed.

Suave and composed, Admiral Kahn is long-used to navigating the corridors of power. His own father served in this post for many years, with distinction. Kahn's most fervent wish is to eventually hand the military's reins to his eldest child, currently serving as a spy on Geran's own flagship...

Admiral Kahn is voiced by Jonathan Edward Dolnier.

Anshon

As head of the Imperial Church, the leader of a congregation of trillions, you'd expect Anshon to be a devoutly spiritual man.

You'd be mistaken.

Anshon is first and foremost, a political animal. He rose to lead a powerful sect of hardline conservative clerics during the time of the previous Archprelate, a kindly and more liberal-minded man named Dolman.

Dolman was concerned more for the spiritual well-being of the faithful, than the power of the church itself. This flew in the face of several of the man's predecessors, who worried about the increasing secularization of the Empire. Rumors even began to circulate that Dolman may be thinking of opening a dialog with other faiths, secreted within Imperial society. This was the final straw for Anshon and his cabal.

Acting in secret, Anshon personally poised Dolman, and when the conclave was summoned to select Dolman's replacement, Anshon was elevated by general acclaim.

Arguably the second most powerful man in the Empire, Anshon uses the authority of the Church as a club. He skillfully plays on the passions of the faithful, and even exerts a startlingly degree of control over the Emperor.

However, heretical beliefs that flourished under Dolman, have not been quieted under Anshon. Rumors of a heretical prophecy concerning Zordar, the Earthers and arcane figures believed mythical, have begun to surface with more regularity.

Anshon fears he is losing control of his power-base, and as such, he must act quickly and decisively to eradicate his enemies, such as the people of Earth...

Anshon is voiced by Devlin James.

Izri

Izri is the eldest surviving child of Jahmorta. Izri's mother died giving birth to her twin brother, and perhaps because of that, Emperor Jahmorta has doted on his daughter since she was a small child.

Though her gender bars her form having a place in governance of the Empire, her father has come to realize that she is very intelligent. He values her counsel greatly.

Izri is usually the voice of calm. She sees the path the Empire is on and cannot help but feel dread that they may be authoring their own destruction.

She has tried time and again to convince her father to pay more attention to the needs of his people, and less on military glory and revenge, only to see her efforts twisted and destroyed by the likes of Anshon, and worse, her twin brother, Darcal.

Do not mistake her reserve for weakness however. Izri is the Imperial Princess, and the strength of all those who have gone before her flows still in her veins. While her role in life may be symbolic only, her desire to effect change in her society is strong, and one day, the quiet woman, the strong, silent princess, may move the Universe.

Izri is voiced by Natalie Van Sistine.

Darcal

Darcal is the youngest child, and only remaining male heir, of Emperor Jahmorta. Much like his twin sister, Izri, Darcal's early life was relegated to symbolic functions. His far elder brother, Zordar was heir to the throne, and Darcal himself was little more than an emergency replacement. The fact that his mother, the much beloved Empress Elora, died giving birth to him only made his father an even more distant figure in his life.

This meant that he was educated, raised and taken care of by servants who were unsure if they were grooming a future emperor, or attaching themselves to someone who may be assassinated to protect Zordar's claim.

Then, when he was barely more than a boy, Zordar was banished. Darcal was elevated to Crown Prince, and his education in statecraft began. But even then, it was clear that Darcal had not inherited his father and brother's gifts for leadership. He was a vain, impatient creature, who blamed all his shortcomings on other people.

His father, despairing of Zordar's eventual reclamation, attempted to mold Darcal in his brother's image, a fact that was not lost on the young man. Darcal was not his brother, and never could be. Things between father and son became easier in the shared tragedy of Zordar's death...but even then, Darcal's efforts to replace Zordar in Jahmorta's heart fell short.

Publicly, the Imperial family seems well and whole, but the reality is far, far different. A father who desperately misses his heir, and cannot see the younger son who tries so hard to replace him, and the daughter, who loves them all and despairs.

Prince Darcal is voiced by Eric Olp.

Jahmorta

Jahmorta has been the solid bedrock of the Comet Empire for nearly a century. He is a very, VERY old man... and not just in age.

Fifteen years ago, Jahmorta's son, Zordar attempted to subjugate the planet Earth. Zordar would have succeeded, if a trusted ally (Desslok of Gamilon) had not betrayed him. The loss devastated Jahmorta. His hopes for the future of his people had been bound up in Zordar. The death of his son nearly destroyed him.

Obsessed with finding vengeance for his dead son, Jahmorta is fixated on not just conquering Earth, but upon punishing Earth's people, even if his own worlds burn as a result.

Jahmorta, speaks with a tone of absolute authority, despite his aged and weathered voice. He is the center of the empire, the pinnacle of his civilization, and his orders are to be obeyed. He's not so much evil as he is militant, and very, VERY angry.

His one remaining spot of warmth, are his remaining children, the twins Izri and Darcal, though friction between them is wearing on the old man's heart.

What the future holds for the ruler of the Andromeda Galaxy, is unclear...

Emperor Jahmorta, is voiced by Jim Perry.

The Comet Empire has many enemies. Some have agreed to help free the Earth from Imperial rule. Some are legends of the intergalactic ether. Still others, are more mysterious yet...

Desslok

Desslok has a long, eventful history with the people of Earth. He has been would-be conqueror, determined enemy, wary ally, and trusted friend.

Comping to power on the dying world, of Gamilon, Desslok led his people in a war with Earth that nearly obliterated BOTH worlds. As it was, Gamilon was eventually destroyed, and Desslok's forces allied themselves with the Comet Empire invasion, led by Prince Zordar. Desslok and Zordar became friends, but Desslok was betrayed and secretly imprisoned by Zordar's daughter, Invidia.

This led Desslok to withdraw the Gamilon fleet from the alliance. A fact that many in the Empire, including Emperor Jahmorta, view as betrayal.

Desslok lead the shattered remains of his people into the core of the Milky Way Galaxy, in search of a new home.

There, they discovered the world of Gallman, and soon discovered it to be their ancestral homeworld. After freeing the world from another galactic power, the Bolar Federation, Desslok was elevated to the throne of Gallman, and thus was born the Gallman Empire.

The Gallmans are very like their wandering cousins, the Gamilons. Militant, quick to anger and filled with lust for glory. Desslok tries to restrain their war-like tendencies, but he fiercely defends his new found homeland. Any threat to his people, is dealt with swiftly and decisively.

Charismatic beyond words, Desslok is one of those figures who wears destiny like a cloak. Men follow him for no better reason that he is fate incarnate. Where Desslok goes, history follows.

Desslok is voiced by Devin Cox in Season 1, and R. Douglass Barbieri in Season 2.

Harlock

Pirate, rebel, legend, man.... Harlock is many things. Most people regard him as a myth, a fiction dreamed up to give hope to a conquered people... But Harlock is very real indeed.

Once captain in the Earth Defense Forces- Harlock's ship, the Deathshadow, was one of the few survivors of the battle at Jupiter. He made his way back to earth, and attempted to evacuate civilians from the planet, when he was intercepted in Martian orbit and forced to return to Earth.

From there, the stories differ. Most agree that he and a small crew of rebels stole a top secret prototype battleship, the Arcadia, and escaped the planet once and for all.

Adrift, amongst a Sea of Stars, Harlock raided Imperial shipping, and helped resist the Empire wherever he could. Eventually, he and his crew joined a mercenary fleet hired by Emperor Desslok of Gallman to defend his home system from Imperial attack.

Harlock is voiced by Ducky Pattersonin season one, and Dylan Spencer in season two.

Trelena

Many debate the existence of Trelena, the Sage of Telezart.

She was a real person at one time, indeed she was a major influence on Earth's successful defeat of Prince Zordar fifteen years ago. She provided badly needed intelligence and technical data on Zordar's Comet Fortress and the battle strength of his invasion.

From there, however, the waters get very muddy. Some say that she was from a highly advanced species, who could convert matter, even their own bodies, into pure energy. Others claim she was a highly evolved human who stumbled on a great secret. It is also said that she is literally, a goddess... a bearer of cosmic truths.

Whatever the truth is, Trelena sacrificed her life, and her homeworld of Telezart, to stop Zordar's advance. The Earth owes Trelena a debt it can never possibly repay.

Trelena is voiced by Peg DiGrazia

Credits

DISCLAIMER
Sea of Stars is a non-profit fan production, produced for the enjoyment of the fans. All rights to "Star Blazers", "Uchuu Senkan Yamato" or any other copyrighted materials herein, including any unoriginal music and sound effects, are reserved to their ORIGINAL CREATORS. No infringing claims are intended.

Production Credits

CREW
Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.

MUSIC
All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato." Many of the CDS have long since gone out of print, though some may still be importable through Amazon.com.

SOUND EFFECTS
All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: The original series DVDs available through Voyager Entertainment at Starblazers.com, The "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print, and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.

Vocal Credits

"The incredibly generous and talented people who bring these characters to life... The series would be a pipe dream without them.
-Dev

Invasion! cast (in order of appearance)

Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Pastor: Devlin James
Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Crowd: Devin Cox and Sean Hill
Homer Glitchman: Jeffery Lincoln
Sandor: Jason Ramboz
Anshon: Devlin James
Imperial Priests: R. Douglass Barbieri, Josh Lambright and Jeffery Lincoln
Nova Forester Wildstar: Amy Howard Wilson
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Archprelate: Chris Walker
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
GNN Newscaster: Matthew R. Smathers
General Thaddeus Singleton: Andrew Seally
Wendy Singleton: Sarah Moore
Prince Zordar: Frederick Kopetz
James Conolly: Chris Walker
EDF Tech: Devin Cox
“The Rose”: Xiang Xiang Liu

Episode One (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Alpha One (Richard Vega): Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Alpha Three: Jim Perry
Alpha Six: Andre de Almeida
Transport: Devin Cox
Comet Empire Cargo Captain: Dave Frizzell
Comet Empire Sensor Tech One: Eric Olp
Comet Empire Sensor Tech Two: Devlin James
Alpha Four: Lisa Wong
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
Colonel Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
EDF Tech 1: Devin Cox

Episode Two (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Major Berit's Aide: Eric Olp
Major Berit: Ducky Patterson
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Little Girl: Raye Perry
Girl's Father: Jason Ramboz
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder

Episode Three (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox
Crewman A: Devin Cox, who forgot to cast this one...
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Joachin Reyes: Nathan P. Butler
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Major Berit's Aide: Eric Olp
Major Berit: Ducky Patterson
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan P. Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Pops McClendon: Devlin James

Episode Four (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox

Episode Five (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
General Geran: Andre de Almeida
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry

Episode Six (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Emperor Jahmorta: Devlin James
Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
General Singleton's Aide: Jim Perry
Comet Empire Tech #2: Eric Olp
High Priest Anshon: Devlin James
Black Tiger Six: Lisa Wong
Black Tiger Four: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Comet Empire Tech #3: Ducky Patterson
General Geran: Andre de Almeida
Harlock: Ducky Patterson
Arcadia Crewman: Jason Ramboz
Desslok: Devin Cox

Episode Seven (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Arcadia Controller: Josh Lambright
Pirate 1: Andrew Seally
Pirate 2: Matthew R. Smathers
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia

Episode Eight (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Hans Schneider: Zack McCue
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Sharon Stevens: Peg DiGrazia
Naomi Stevens: XiangXiang Liu

Episode Nine (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Nova: Amy Howard Wilson
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Prince Zordar: Frederick Kopetz
Mark Venture: Jeffrey Lincoln
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers

Episode Ten (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Hans Schneider: Zack McCue
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp

Episode Eleven (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Singleton's Aide: Devin Cox
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Black Tiger 6: Devin Cox
Black Tiger 4: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Pirate 2: Matthew R. Smathers
Pirate 1: Andrew Seally
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Galman Tech: Jeffrey Lincoln

Episode Twelve (in order of appearance)

Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Galman Tech: Jeffrey Lincoln
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Black Tiger 6: Devin Cox
Black Tiger 4: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Comet Empire Tech #5: Andrew Sealy
Comet Empire Tech #6: Eric Olp
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler

...to save the Human Race.

The Saga Continues...

Sea of Stars: Odyssey is the newest project from Forward Momentum productions,. Set fifty years after the end of Voyage, Odyssey is the story of the next generation to serve aboard the Argo.

New episodes of Sea of Stars: Odyssey come out every Friday.

Along with the podcast episodes, under the episodes tab you can find a sort of prequel ebook, Silk's Road. Enjoy!

The Next Adventure

Sea of Stars: Odyssey is set fifty years after the end of Voyage, Odyssey is the story of the next generation to serve aboard the Argo.

The Odyssey Begins: Silk's Road

Meet Kinu Ogawa, the hottest pilot in the Solar Federation Navy. She's got the skill, the swagger, and she loves what she does. Unfortunately when you hold to tight to the razor's edge, all too often you wind up bleeding.

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Season One

Episode 1: Crossroads

A half century of peace, but life hasn't become magically perfect.
Returning from duty in deep space, a Solar Federation officer faces a major change in her life, and potentially the end of her career.
This is but the first step in a far longer journey.

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Episode 2: Liftoff! The Odyssey Begins

The new Star Force boards the Argo, preparing for the long journey to Galmania.
But can they learn to work together in the time they still have? They’re on a mission to prevent a war, but can they stop fighting each other long enough to launch?

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Episode 3: Ambush! The Pioneer's Plea

After a bumpy start, the Argo has launched.
But all is not well, as a mechanical malfunction imperils the mission, and a new enemy attacks.

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Episode 4: The Gathering Storm

In the aftermath of the attack on the Aldrin, the Argo prepares for the final jump to Galmania.

But the scars of the battle were left in more than just the ship, and the damage to the crew will be more difficult to repair.

The mystery deepens, and the Star Force realize just how big the stakes really are.

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Episode 5: The Smile of a Predator

The world of Galmania —center of a galaxy-spanning Empire— is a powder keg waiting for the merest spark.

In this gallery of cold smiles and hidden daggers, Captain Venture finds unexpected hope, while Kinu Ogawa is drawn into a deadly game.

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Episode 6: Fly! Zero!

The Skies of Gallmania flash with artificial lightning. Deadly skill and fierce pride match pilot against pilot in sport rather than war, but it is no less deadly for all of that.

And in this tense scene, Emperor Desslok's truth weighs heavily upon its secret bearer.

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Episode 7: The Hidden Knife

The stars have paused. On all sides, breath is held, weapons are readied. Wary eyes survey drawn lines and all await the single spark that will send everything up in fire.

In this tense milieu, one betrayal will have galaxy-shaking ramifications.

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Episode 8: The Broken Storm

As the Star Force lick their wounds, the world of Gallmania descends further into chaos.

But there remain still greater revelations, in the ominous night...

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Episode 9: The Revelation of the Valbarden

Gallmania is a a dead word, wreathed in flame and blood... above, Fleet Admiral Kine vows vengeance.

Meanwhile, the chaos that surrounds our solar system will irrevocably remake the galaxy, forever.

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Episode 10: The Turning of Wheels

The Valbarden, a mysterious race from beyond our universe. They crushed our fleet like they were toys and stole our home from us.

All over the galaxy though, life must go on. We must pick up whatever pieces remain and move forward, somehow.

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Episode 11: The Case for Hope

Anger, hope, hatred, kindness, revenge.... Our reasons for moving forward are often conflicts of their own.

As the remains of the Gallman fleet prepare for battle, the Star Force continue to repair their ship and recover - even as they prepare for the battles to come.

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Episode 12: The Face Beneath

Anger, hope, hatred, kindness, revenge.... Our reasons for moving forward are often conflicts of their own.

As the remains of the Gallman fleet prepare for battle, the Star Force continue to repair their ship and recover - even as they prepare for the battles to come.

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Cast of Characters

Click a header for character biographies

Most of the series takes place aboard the space battleship Argo. The ship had been retired for several decades before being pressed into service for what was supposed to be a siple diplomatic mission, but fate it seems, had other plans.

Cade Morgan

All the Morgan Men are at the top. Cade's grandfather was at the forefornt of rebuilding Earth after the Comet Empire occupation. His father was a noted scientist with a whole living room full of awards, his brother is a whiz at logistics and secured a post in the Solar Federation office of Economic Planning and Colonization, planning and supplying new colonies. Cade himself was a brilliant student. He completed required schooling three years early and earned admission to the Federation Naval Academy. Unfortunately, he literally had to spend three years waiting to be old enough. Cade spent those three years learning anything he could get his hands on. Starship operations, schematics, trade routes, astrogation... but his great talent, was for combat tactics. He devoured tactical simulations or wargame materials. Soon, he was good. Six months later, he was great. By the time he was a first-year cadet, he was unbeatable.

A lead-pipe cinch for the command track, Cade was recruited by an upperclassman team with an upcoming wargame competition they absolutely had to win. This was where Cade first met Steven Jacobs. The two became fast friends, equals despite Steven being two years older and technically young Cade's superior. Always very young for his age, Steven became a second big brother to Cade, and provided some much needed grounding.

Then, in his junior year, Cade's parents were killed in a shuttle accident. It was a terrible blow to the young man. His grades suffered, and he almost flunked out. It was only because of an intervention by Cade's brother, Edward, that he was able to rally and stay in the academy. Cade and Edward were always close, but after that, they became nigh inseparable. Cade went home every chance he got, and Edward saw to it that when he finally graduated, he wound up assigned to the Argo mission, as Tactical Officer. A mission Edward was also on, as part of the diplomatic team.

During the mission, Cade grew to be close friends with Thea Holtz, although their relationship began on the decidedly wrong foot.

At first, his post (and the resultant promotion to First Lieutenant) felt very overwhelming to Cade, but he grew into them quickly. He's regained the confidence he had in his younger days, and has become a much better person for his long and bumpy road.

Just don't call him by his full name, Cadfael. He hates it with a passion.

Cade Morgan is voiced by James Balog.

Steven Jacobs

Steven (never Steve. Don't chop his name in half) is the friend we all wish we had. Confident and sure of himself, Steven has a natural way with people.

He met Cade Morgan, his friend and current roommate, back at the academy, when Steven convinced the younger man to help his team win a wargame competition. The two went on to become fast friends and Steven became something of an adopted big brother figure. And like brothers, Cade and Steven constantly try to get each other's goat. Their easy camaraderie and senses of humor are an endless source of entertainment for most of the bridge crew.

There are two things Steven considers imperative to life: buckets of can-do attitude, and the ability to think very quickly and talk even faster. He has both in abundance.

Steven also possesses a great deal of talent for geometric and trigonometric calculations, so much so that it's almost all internal for him. In his capable hands, that old hulk of a battleship is as light as a feather, and he can dance her through any tight spot, you bet.

Just watch.

Steven Jacobs is voiced by Hamer (The Hamertn).

Thea Holts

Thea is scary-smart. The top of her class at the Naval Academy, she was literally allowed to skip the final year and given the rank of Ensign for the Argo mission.

This sort of thing isn't new to her. She's been jumping the line on pure ability her entire life. Her mother died when she was very young. Despite not really remembering her directly, it's an intensely personal loss for her. Her father was always traveling on Federation business (he's a high ranking diplomat but she won't elaborate), so young Thea was left in a big house by the sea, to be raised by a succession of strict governesses.

Taken in concert with her academic brilliance, it explains why Thea has a staggering high intelligence level, but her emotional range is very stunted. She often appears cool and aloof to others, leading to interpersonal friction. Thea is intellectually brilliant, but in many ways, she's still a frightened, lonely little girl.

Thea Holts is voiced by Alex Tran.

Reginald Montgomery, III

A very by-the-book, no-nonsense man, Reginald Montgomery comes from a long line of naval tradition. His great-grandfather, straight through to his four brothers and sister all serve or have served in the Solar Federation Navy. If it is not in the manual, or the regulations, it does not exist. That's Reginald Montgomery's view of the universe.

Montgomery can be a very strict person, which probably explains his lack of friends or personal attachments. He very rarely relaxes in public, but when he does the transformation is remarkable. He's friendly, warm...he even laughs. On occasion.

A very fine officer, his record is spotless, and full of glowing recommendations. However, the Argo mission is his first posting as an Executive Officer. Maybe his style of command is the reason, but perhaps it's something hidden between the lines...

Reginald Montgomery is voiced by Cour.

Madeline Venture

Madeline, 'Maddie' to her family and close friends, is the daughter of heroes: her parents served aboard the Argo during the end of the Comet Empire occupation, and her uncle was the ship's original helmsman. She has very big shoes to fill.

A career navy officer, she's worked, sweat, and bled for a command of her own. Unfortunately, while her record is full of glowing reports and recommendations, it's also littered with incidents where she found herself in a serious disagreement with her fellow officers. This is because while she has a gift for motivation, and leadership, she also has the jaw of a pit-bull when she thinks she's right.

This almost resulted in her leaving the Navy after her previous assignment. While her actions prevented a disaster that would have cost dozens of trade ships, she broke the chain of command, and her commanding officer pressed charges. Madeline was cleared, but the incident all but ended her chances of promotion.

Until the Argo mission to Gallman needed a captain. This mission is her last chance, and she's not going to waste it.

Madeline was married to Jack Watts, back when he was a Cosmo Marine. They fell in love right out of the academy, when they were both assigned to the Solar Federation shipyard at Port Arcadia on Mars. But then the Second Inner planet War began. When it was over, Jack was a broken man and was honorably discharged from the service. They tried to make things work for two years, they even had a son, Mark. But it just wasn't in the cards. Jack and Maddie are still close friends, but Mark rarely even talks to his mother.

Aboard ship, Captain Venture is known for her fierce loyalty to her crew, and always thinking outside the box. Madeline Venture is the fearsome Mother Bear, and you are between her and her cubs. Pity for you.

Madeline Venture is voiced by Jessica Osborne.

Addison 'Addie' Beaumont

Friendly, driven and outgoing, Addie is everyone's big sister.

An artist by inclination and training, Addie spends much of her free time chatting with friends while sketching on Paddy. Paddy is an old computer tablet her father bought for her when she was a little girl. How Paddy continues to function is a mystery. He's always breaking down. But like a phoenix of old, Addie always manages to get him working again for one more drawing. Most of the bridge crew and beyond have one of Addie's drawings hanging in their quarters.

Addie is one of those people who makes friends like most folks breathe, instinctively and often. When she first encounters her new roommate, the incredibly shy Thea Holtz, Addie immediately adopts her and tries to draw her out of her shell.

Addie never has a bad word for anyone, and she wont abide people talking about her friends behind their back.

Addie Beaumont is voiced by Shannon Hobby.

Melvin Timms

Timms lives for the big boom.

Most officers need a computer to handle the complex trigonometric equations needed to fire a battleship's guns. Timms (nobody ever calls him by first name) just needs a target. It's not that he DOESN'T know how to use the targeting computer, he's just usually a lot faster.

If there's a second focus in Timms life, it's mathematics in general. He loves the theoretical exploration of virtual mathematical constructs. He firmly believes that the entire universe can be divided into mathematical factors and biological factors (which are just pretending to be something other than more math).

Since his duty station is directly adjacent to the much more spiritual Ensign Pulsar's, quite a few interesting philosophical discussions have begun on the bridge during quiet times … and a few threats of punched noses. Who knew philosophy was so dangerous?

Melvin Timms is voiced by Josh Lambright.

Pulsar

Pulsar grew up in a Starfarer clan. Starfarers believe in the Holy Sentience of the Universe. They are people with no home world, they travel from place to place, usually working as cargo haulers or finding jobs here and there. They live for the great emptiness of space. Pulsar is a perfect example. He HATES being on a planet, he feels sucked down and trapped by natural gravity. A genuine space-cadet, Pulsar is in tune with the universal vibe of the great electron... ohm....

As a result of his unusual upbringing, Pulsar can rub people the wrong way. People like the Gunnery officer, Melvin Timms, who keeps threatening to punch him in the nose. Pulsar merely laughs this off, welcoming the lessons the Universal Whole has in store for him.

Despite his spiritual nature, Pulsar is all business when it's time to work. The change in his personality is downright alarming.

Pulsar is voiced by James Cleveland.

David Erickson

The old man on the bridge, David has been serving on Earth starships since he was lad of seventeen. A serving officer from the EARLY days of the Solar Federation fleet, he has been just about everywhere and done just about everything over the years. Experiences he's all too happy to share, just ask.

David has a very relaxed style of command. He builds up the officers and crew under him, and takes great pride in seeing them flourish. Since he never married or had children of his own, you could consider the entire engineering crew is surrogate kids.

David Erickson is voiced by Ste Holland.

Kinu 'Silk' Ogawa

A second-generation Martian, she's takes zero crap regarding her heritage. She's Mars, Red, and Proud by the stars. If you have a problem with that, keep it to yourself or see the Doc about those missing teeth.

Kinu is tough on her subordinates because her greatest fear is losing them. Losing her first pilot nearly destroyed her. She turned suicidal until Tommy intervened and made her rededicate herself to protecting her squadron, for their dead comrade's sake.

Kinu is the roommate of Susan Haruna, the two are fast friends.

Kinu Ogawa is voiced by Taylor Carlson.

Tommy 'Tomtom' Harrison

A seeming slacker and joker. Tommy is actually as solid as they come. He and Kinu have been through six kinds of hell together, and they are an inseparable team.

If Tommy has a failing it's he wears his heart on his sleeve. He falls hard for Susan Haruna the moment he meets her.

Tommy Harrison is voiced by Alex Elespuru.

Susan Haruna

Susan Haruna was born to serve on the Argo. As a child, she researched the ship thoroughly. She knows everything about it (and the ship's former crews), inside and out. In school, she wrote several academic papers about the Argo and its idiosyncratic technology.

She'd have made it through the Naval Academy if not for two glaring problems: first, she is powerfully shy, Susan tends to disappear into the background of any group of people; second, she has a strong fear of being extra-vehicular, she has epic panic attacks in zero gravity which are only exacerbated by being in a spacesuit. As a result, she washed out of the academy and is serving a hitch as a crewman. The Argo is her third assignment.

Susan is the roommate of the very outgoing Kinu Ogawa, and Kinu makes it her mission to help Susan out of her shell.

Susan Haruna is voiced by Karli Walker.

A long standing officer, nearing retirement. This is probably his last mission off-world. Dr. Gregorov is a brilliant doctor, but he has the bedside manner of a weed-whacker. He tends to prescribe a lot of aspirin, followed by a lot of vodka.

What is it with the Argo and drunken doctors?? He even has a cat named Mika for pity's sake!

Vladimir Gregorov is voiced by Finn M-K.

Carlos is a walking spreadsheet. He knows everything about every component, nut and bolt on the ship. How many spares are in stores; even who is probably closest to the proper bin. He runs scenarios constantly and always pushes himself and his subordinates to make sure the engineers and the deck crew have EVERYTHING they need before they know they need it.

Captains fight over Carlos. He raises the efficiency of a ship by double digits just by being there, the reason the Argo got him, is he lost a bet with Susan Haruna (whom he met on his previous post and became good friends with) and had to come with her.

Carlos Jimenez is voiced by Misscellanio.

Located deep in the core of the Milky Way galaxy, the Gallman Empire is a militant ad agressive nation. Expansding in all directions, the only thing that has prevented them form turning their eyes towrds the Solar Federation and Earth, is the goodwill of their Emperor, Desslok.

Emperor Desslok

Desslok has a long, eventful history with the people of Earth. He has been would-be conqueror, determined enemy, wary ally, and trusted friend.

Comping to power on the dying world, of Gamilon, Desslok led his people in a war with Earth that nearly obliterated BOTH worlds. As it was, Gamilon was eventually destroyed, and Desslok's forces allied themselves with the Comet Empire invasion, led by Prince Zordar. Desslok and Zordar became friends, but Desslok was betrayed and secretly imprisoned by Zordar's daughter, Invidia.

This led Desslok to withdraw the Gamilon fleet from the alliance. A fact that many in the Empire, including Emperor Jahmorta, view as betrayal.

Desslok lead the shattered remains of his people into the core of the Milky Way Galaxy, in search of a new home.

There, they discovered the world of Gallman, and soon discovered it to be their ancestral homeworld. After freeing the world from another galactic power, the Bolar Federation, Desslok was elevated to the throne of Gallman, and thus was born the Gallman Empire.

The Gallmans are very like their wandering cousins, the Gamilons. Militant, quick to anger and filled with lust for glory. Desslok tries to restrain their war-like tendencies, but he fiercely defends his new found homeland. Any threat to his people, is dealt with swiftly and decisively.

Charismatic beyond words, Desslok is one of those figures who wears destiny like a cloak. Men follow him for no better reason that he is fate incarnate. Where Desslok goes, history follows.

Desslok is voiced by Andrew Wilson.
Fleet Admiral Kine

Fleet Admiral Kine is the supreme commander of the Gallman military. His power in the Empire is second only to that of the Emperor, and Kine has eyes on a promotion.

Fiercely loyal to his homeland, Kine is convinced that the native Gallman is the superior being of the universe, and that the ruling class of the Empire has been infiltrated by lowly, mongrel Gamilons. He will tend to that, soon.

Cold, calculating and smooth, Admiral Kine is the apex predator of the Galaxy, and you turn your back on him at your peril.

Fleet Admiral Kine is voiced by Josh Lambright.


Jenner

Jenner's is a name to conjure with. It is the name that parents of disobedient children use to terrify them into submission. It is a name spoken in hushed whispers but the fearful masses.

As head of the Political Office, Jenner is responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day governmental functions of the Empire, at least on paper. In truth, he is the head of the secret police. People who disagree with Minister Jenner don't long survive their mistake.

Jenner is voiced by Thomas Drake.


Minya

Minya is the Imperial Exchequer. He holds the purse strings, maintains the flow of funds and resources that keeps the Empire afloat… and his fingers are in every pie.

Possibly one of the richest beings in the galaxy, Minya seeks only to preserve that wealth and the power it brings. He sees the passing of Emperor Desslok as bad for business, as Desslok's successor may realize just how much Minya is skimming off the top.

Despite being a tremendous physical coward, Minya is a vicious little man in a big job. He will lash out at the slightest provocation, but only if he calculates he can do so with no physical danger from himself. After all, you must look out for number one.

Minya is voiced by Ste Holland.


Admiral Boti Rukali

Admiral Boti Rukali is a man of action.

A commoner by birth, he rose quickly through the ranks of the Gallman military due to three factors: his innate grasp of military tactics, his inspiring style of command, and the fact that Comet Empire invaded.

Rukali, as still a young Captain, soon found himself in effective command of over a dozen key sectors along the southern flank of Gallman space. All he had were some militia pilots and a few dozen mercenary warships. But he held the flank until at long last he was properly reinforced.

This great success has been both blessing and curse for Boti Rukali. His superiors see him as a threat to their positions, particularly Fleet Admiral Kine. So Rukali is kept as far from the seats of power as they can send him. Commander of the Gallman Empire's Forward Rim Area, Rukali's forces are the closest to the border with the Solar Federation, an area of space considered the hinterlands of the Empire.

Boti personally finds this amusing. He serves the People, the Empire, the Emperor, and then his superiors, in that order. He goes where he is ordered, and he does the job he is assigned. He forgoes the pomp and circumstance, preferring a life and career of simple service.

Admiral Boti Rukali is voiced by Misscellanio.


Deela Rukali

Deela Rukali is the daughter of Admiral Boti Rukali, but her fame does not derive from her blood relations. Deela is known throughout the Empire as the Sapphire Angel, the preeminent fighter ace of the entire Gallman military.

Deela has turned down promotion time and again, so that she can keep flying. She has never met her equal, and she revels in her unmatched skill.

Much like her father, Deela disdains the finer life at court for the role of a flight officer. However, unlike her father, Deela understands that the machinations of Admirals and politicians surround them, and that mere loyalty to the throne is not enough to avoid becoming a pawn to the power brokers.

Deela Rukali is voiced by Rebecca Thomas.


Masterson, Majordomo to Emperor Desslok, is perhaps the second most powerful man in the Empire, and slo one of the most respected.

Masterson has taken up the reins of statecraft in his Imperial Masters absence. He is the center of the court, and like Emperor Desslok, he does not tolerate sycophants. He knows full well that smiles conceal knives, and he is too careful to permit either.

Passionately loyal to Desslok, Masterson has followed his Emperor for the fall of Gamilon, through the long history of struggle within the Gallman Empire… and is possibly the only man at court who will truly morn the Emperor when he eventually passes from this life.

Masteron is voiced by Michael Charles.


General Faust knows his place, and his role in life.

Faust is the the enforcer, and favorite tool of Admiral Kine. Faust is the commander of Kine's personal strike wing, and his reputation for ruthless is well earned.

He loves his job. Faust wants nothing more from life than the joy of battle, and to watch his enemies flee before him, as he shoots them in the back. Faust believes most strongly in the aesthetic beauty of war and destruction, and he always craves another expression of the art of battle.

General Faust is voices by Thomas Drake


A race of beings from another, much older universe. The Valbarden's home is near its demise, and the Solar Federation is hastening the end with its use of dimensional-warping wave motion technology. The Valbarden have come to our universe with their incredibly advanced technology to end the threat we pose.

Baharuk Gau

Baharuk Gau is one of the most respected members of the Valbarden race.

While they do not have a leadership structure as many governments would define it, there is a well defined hierarchy of tasks, and Baharuk Gau is the person responsible for the highest level of decision making with regard to the Valbarden’s dealings with the Gallman Empire and the Solar Federation.

A lifelong scientist, Barharuk Gau lives in a world of logic and rules. Illogical behavior confounds him, but it also intrigues him. He views humanity as a great puzzle to be understood, and has developed a surprisingly rewarding friendship with Edward Morgan.

Personally, Baharuk is actually a rather sad individual. His wife faded into non-existence millennia ago, and his daughter parted from his company in anger three centuries back. The conditional immortality of the Valbarden is a curse when it must be spent alone.

Baharuk Gau is voiced by Leo Griffiths.

Zanza Gaara

Zanza Gaara’s greatest skill is assessment. He sees a wider picture, and considers all factors before making a decision. He is driven, and calculating.

Zanza Gaara is also the oldest friend of Baharuk Gau, head of the occupation. In his role as overseeing General of the military arm of the occupation, he will do everything he can to support Lord Baharuk.

Gaara sees the threat of Wave Motion technology as far outweighing any anthropological value in preserving the species here. Indeed, he feels the logical solution is to bring the entire Valbarden race across to our uch younger and more stable universe. That said, his is nt the prevailing idea, and he will not against against the decision of his people, unless the situation forces him to do so.

Zanza Gaara is voiced by Kyle Akers.

Nara Vunken is the greatest strategist of the Valbarden.

A master of tactical thought and military theory, Vunken has made a lifelong study of the art of War. Indeed, when the expedition to our universe was first proposed Vunken was thought to be the natural choice to command it. However, as the plan evolved, the military option became less likely, and as such she found herself serving directly under Zanza Gaara, as field commander.

Nara Vunken prides herself on understanding the mind of her enemies. She is so skilled at deducing future actions and stratagems, that when engaged in any form of confrontation — from fleet battles to chess — she allows herself no more than sand in her hourglass to defeat her foe.

Nara Vunken is voiced by Gina Scott.

The Valbarden occupation of Earth makes heroes of common people, and puts them in an impossible situation

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan

Ben Sheridan is a pragmatic soul with his feet planted firmly on the ground. After a brilliant career in the Cosmo Marines, he switched to the civilian sector, and took a post in the Solar Federation Government.

Sheridan is a passionate student of history. He feels that repeating previous mistakes is the ultimate failure. His two great heroes are Abraham Lincoln, and Admiral Boti Rukali of Gallman.

Surprisingly plain spoken for a professional diplomat, Sheridan is an unlikely choice as Earth's ambassador to Gallman. Or maybe not. If politicians were honest, wouldn't the galaxy be better off?

Benedict Sheridan is voiced by Jeff Asbury.

Senator Peter Lane

Senator Peter Lane is the face of the Foundationalist Party on Earth.

In his early days, Lane served in the Solar Federation as a Space Marine, specifically as a medical corpsman. After serving two tours, he enrolled in a prestigious medical college and graduated with a doctorate in psychology.

After several years of private practice, Lane entered the field of politics as a Foundationalist. Foundationalists believe in the core principles, the foundation, of the Solar Federation: personal freedom, personal responsibility. It’s a pretty idea, but the fact is that Lane says one thing, and always does another. He is out for himself, first, foremost, and always.

Senator Lane is voiced by Matt Seago.

Edward Morgan

Much like his younger brother, Cade, Edward Morgan was an exceptional student. Unlike Cade, Edward was drawn to fields like mathematics and logistics. Perhaps then, its only natural that he gravitate to a career as an economist. “Economics,” he's fond of saying “is a vacuum science. It operates in a theoretical space where factors like greed and avarice don't exist. When it fails, it's because human will failed it.”

A gifted rhetorician, Edward loves not to argue, but to convince. He analyzes possible outcomes, discerns true motivations and before you know it, you've agreed with whatever he's proposing. Thankfully, he's not at all self-centered. He believes deals should work both ways, that improving the situation for all involved is better than keeping the lion's share of the profit for himself.

Edward Morgan is voiced by Finn M-K.

Jack Watts

Jack Watts is a man trying to make peace with his past.

Jack was a decorated war hero, a legend in the Space Marine Corps. who helped win the Second Inner Planet War. The truth is really quite a bit different. He doesn’t talk about it, but the events of that war brought an end to his marriage to Madeleine Venture, and led to him living a simple life in a small town high in the mountains of the Neo American continent. He lives alone with his son, Mark.

Jack Watts is voiced by Ste Holland.

Mark Watts

Mark Watts is the son of Jack Watts and Madeline Venture. His folks divorced when he was a baby, and given his mother’s active duty service in the Solar Federation Navy, he was raised by his father. Despite Jack’s best efforts, Mark is not close with his mother. In fact, in the last few years he’s tended to react negatively whenever her name’s mentioned.

Mark is a very intelligent young man. He just graduated from university with a degree in Xenolinguistics. Not quite ready to enter the workforce in earnest, Mark came home to clear his head and figure out his next step. In the meantime, he’s combining his two passions, alien languages and computers to create a next-generation auto-translation system.

Mark Watts is voiced by Thomas Drake.

Liz Bishop

Liz Bishop is an active duty Marine who left her post when she discovered that her sisters, Mary and Cindy, were on an arrest list. Liz arrived just a bit too late, and had to spring them from police custody. Which was when she discovered why they were seized. They were to serve as leverage against Mary’s fiance, Tyler Simmons- a fighter pilot from the Argo captured at the Battle of Alpha.

Stashing Mary Cindy at a camp in the mountains, Liz immediately set out to rescue Tyler, and ran headlong into the legendary Jack Watts.

Liz Bishop is voiced by Holly Linden.

Mary Bishop

The eldest Bishop sister, Mary’s a nurturer by nature.

She ran a veterinary office until the Valbarden invaded, and their enforcers kicked her door down. Fortunately, a minute later they were followed by Mary’s sister, Liz. The thugs never stood a chance.

Mary is a kind and gentle woman, unless you threaten someone she cares about. Do that, and you’ll find out why ‘Hurricane Lizzy’ isn’t the scariest of the sisters. Even her fiance, Tyler Simmons, will tell you: don't underestimate Mary. She goes from sweetheart to angry mother bear in less than a second.

Mary Bishop is voiced by Ashley Lynn.

Cindy Bishop

Cindy Bishop is a sweet, innocent little terror.

At fifteen years old, Cindy lives her life in computers as much as possible, and in the digital world she reigns supreme. There isn’t a network she can’t access or a secret she cant uncover. Of course, that means if she cant find somewhere to plug her computer in, she gers bored easily, and she can get a bit waspish.

Cindy Bishop is voiced by Katie Otten.

Tyler Simmons

Tyler Simmons is a fighter pilot, latest in a long line of pilots.

He’s also a big lug of a guy who will admit to not being the sharpest knife in the drawer. In his younger days, Tyler was an absolute jerk. Raised on his father's tales of serving int he EDF fleet during the Comet Empire Invasion, Tyler developed stong feelings about alien cultures that verged on xenophobia. This eventually evolved into intense distrust of anyone not from Earth itself.

A posting aboard the Solar Federation carrier Olympus brought him into the orbit of Kinuko “Silk” Ogawa, and the two butted heads repeatedly. Eventually, Tyler came to realize how wrong he’d been about Martians and other cultures in general, but it was a long and painful period of growth. He’s ashamed of how he acted back then, and tries to move forward judging people based on their actions, not their background.

He’s still occasionally an ass, but he’s a lot less of a monster now.

That’s also probably due to the lady in his life. Tyler has had a massive crush on Mary Bishop since the two were children together. Much to his surprise, she felt the same way, and the two were engaged a few months ago, just before Tyler shipped out for an assignment aboard the Argo.

Tyler Simmons is voiced by Devlin James.

Admiral Neville Drake saved the world, maybe even the universe.

As Helmsman of the Argo during the Comet Empire invasion, he piloted the ship to victory over impossible odds, and helped bring about peace between the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Milky Way. And that was in his mid-twenties.

His military record since has been sterling, but a lot more dull. You don’t topple an intergalactic regime every day.

After a long career in the field, commanding starships and helping keep the peace, Drake was promoted to Admiral and moved behind a desk. In chare of personnel assignments for the entier Solar Federation Navy, Neville Drake is nearing the end of his road, but it’s been one hell of a trip.

Admiral Neville Drake is voiced by Math Silby.

8

Our Star Blazers...

Credit where it's due

I didn't create Star Blazers, but it's probably fair to say it created me. I saw it at a very young age and it had a profound impact on how I saw the world.

The question of who DID create Star Blazers... now, that's complicated.

See, there were two men who were most responsible for the original Space Battleship Yamato, and they didn't like each other very much. Leiji Matsumoto had his fingers in just about every facet of the first two seasons, but the show's executive producer, Yoshinobu Nishizaki, had a very different vision of what it should be.

Eventually, the fight wound up in court and it would take a better legal mind than me to say who won what. Suffice to say, the show would not be what it became without either of these two driving forces.

From a legal standpoint, the series belongs to Voyager entertainment, Nishizaki's production company.

Useful links

Starblazers.com – Voyager's official site. Inactive since August, 2014. The classic series can be ordered through Amazon, but is has never been released in HD. Yamato has been, but not the English version.

Ourstarblazers.com – The most up to date and rabid fansite for Star Blazers, Classic Yamato, and the modern remakes. Home of two excellent SB webcomics. Updated monthly on the 15th.

Series Credits

Click a title for episode credits

Star Blazers documentary credits

CAST (in order of appearance)
  • Eric Olp - Announcer
  • Mark "The Encaffeinated ONE" Kilfoil - Narrator
  • Jim Perry - News Anchor
  • Devin Cox - Gamilon Voice and Credits
  • Andrew Gilbertson - Earth Politician, Reader for Simon Riggins and Dr. Sane
  • Ducky Patterson - Dr. Hewitt
  • Joe Harrison - Reader for Derek Wildstar
  • Jason Ramboz - Reader for Steven Sandor
CREDITS
  • The documentary was written, produced, and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • Uchuu Senkan Yamato (Space Battleship Yamato) is created by Leiji Matsumoto- and Yoshinobu Nishizaki. The English adaptation of the same, "Star Blazers" is copyright Voyager Entertainment
  • Music for the production is drawn from "Original BGM Collection Space Cruiser Yamato" Parts 1-3 and 5.
  • Audio cuts from the actual series "Star Blazers" drawn from the "Quest for Iscandar" and "The Comet Empire" DVD box sets available through Voyager Entertainment.
SPECIAL THANKS

This project was thrown together at literally the last moment. While it was in the hopper as it were for about six months, it was written in a hurry, cast even faster, and recorded very quickly. I would like to take a moment to thank the cast for doing an extraordinary job. Particularly Mark Kilfoil, who had to read all... those... lines!

-Dev

Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo Credits

Invasion! cast (in order of appearance)

Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Pastor: Devlin James
Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Crowd: Devin Cox and Sean Hill
Homer Glitchman: Jeffery Lincoln
Sandor: Jason Ramboz
Anshon: Devlin James
Imperial Priests: R. Douglass Barbieri, Josh Lambright and Jeffery Lincoln
Nova Forester Wildstar: Amy Howard Wilson
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Archprelate: Chris Walker
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
GNN Newscaster: Matthew R. Smathers
General Thaddeus Singleton: Andrew Seally
Wendy Singleton: Sarah Moore
Prince Zordar: Frederick Kopetz
James Conolly: Chris Walker
EDF Tech: Devin Cox
“The Rose”: Xiang Xiang Liu

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode One Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Alpha One (Richard Vega): Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Alpha Three: Jim Perry
Alpha Six: Andre de Almeida
Transport: Devin Cox
Comet Empire Cargo Captain: Dave Frizzell
Comet Empire Sensor Tech One: Eric Olp
Comet Empire Sensor Tech Two: Devlin James
Alpha Four: Lisa Wong
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
Colonel Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
EDF Tech 1: Devin Cox

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Two Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Major Berit's Aide: Eric Olp
Major Berit: Ducky Patterson
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Little Girl: Raye Perry
Girl's Father: Jason Ramboz
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Three Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox
Crewman A: Devin Cox, who forgot to cast this one...
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Joachin Reyes: Nathan P. Butler
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Major Berit's Aide: Eric Olp
Major Berit: Ducky Patterson
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan P. Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Pops McClendon: Devlin James

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Four Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Colonel Nasca: Andre de Almeida
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Five Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
General Geran: Andre de Almeida
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Devin Cox
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Six Vocals(in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark "The ENCaffinated ONE" Kilfoil
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Hans Schneider: Zach McCue
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Jordan "Jordy" Venture: Dave Frizzell
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Emperor Jahmorta: Devlin James
Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
General Wendy Singleton: Melissa D. Johnson (aka Mippa)
General Singleton's Aide: Jim Perry
Comet Empire Tech #2: Eric Olp
High Priest Anshon: Devlin James
Black Tiger Six: Lisa Wong
Black Tiger Four: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Comet Empire Tech #3: Ducky Patterson
General Geran: Andre de Almeida
Harlock: Ducky Patterson
Arcadia Crewman: Jason Ramboz
Desslok: Devin Cox

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Seven Vocals(in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Arcadia Controller: Josh Lambright
Pirate 1: Andrew Seally
Pirate 2: Matthew R. Smathers
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Eight Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Hans Schneider: Zack McCue
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers
Mac Stevens: Emry Kinney
Sharon Stevens: Peg DiGrazia
Naomi Stevens: XiangXiang Liu

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Nine Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Nova: Amy Howard Wilson
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Prince Zordar: Frederick Kopetz
Mark Venture: Jeffrey Lincoln
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Ten Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Hans Schneider: Zack McCue
Philippe de LaRoche: Allan Smithee
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Major Terril: Matthew R. Smathers
Comet Empire Tech #4: Jeffrey Lincoln
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Trelena: Peg DiGrazia
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Eleven Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
IQ-9: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Singleton's Aide: Devin Cox
General Singleton: Sarah Moore
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Black Tiger 6: Devin Cox
Black Tiger 4: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Pirate 2: Matthew R. Smathers
Pirate 1: Andrew Seally
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Galman Tech: Jeffrey Lincoln

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.
Episode Twelve Vocals (in order of appearance)

Captain Derek Wildstar: Joe Harrison
Jordy Venture: Dave Frizzell
Sam Vandom: Philippa Ballantine
Joachin Reyes: Nathan Butler
Desslok: R. Douglas Barbieri
Captain Harlock: Dylan Spencer
Colin O'Donnell: Jim Perry
Mac Stevens: Emery Kinney
Narrator: Mark “The ENCaffinated ONE” Kilfoil
Emperor Jahmorta: Jim Perry
Imperial Princess Izri: Natalie Van Sistine
Admiral Kahn: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Galman Tech: Jeffrey Lincoln
Michael Vega: Sean Hill
Neville Drake: Scott Breakall
Mei Gideon: Silas Carder
Thomas Vega: Jason Ramboz
Black Tiger 6: Devin Cox
Black Tiger 4: Jonathan Edward Dolnier (aka Pokejedservo)
Crown Prince Darcal: Eric Olp
Comet Empire Tech #5: Andrew Sealy
Comet Empire Tech #6: Eric Olp
Pops McClendon: Devlin James
Most Holy Xavier: Nathan Butler

Credits
  • Sea of Stars is written, produced and directed by Devin Cox, of Forward Momentum Productions.
  • All music for Sea of Stars: A Voyage of the Space Cruiser Argo is drawn from several commercially released CDs of music from the original animated series "Uchuu Senkan Yamato."
  • All the sound effects for Sea of Stars come from one of three sources: the original series DVDs, which can be purchased at many online retailers; the "Sound Fantasia Yamato" CDs which are now out of print; and The Freesound Project, at freesound.org.

Sea of Stars: Odyssey Credits

Episode One Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Computer: Ashely Lynn

Trafalgar Bridge Officer: Paul Appleby

Captain Theodore James: Devin Cox

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Edward Morgan: Finn M.K.

Traffic Controller: Cour

Pilot: Ben Macphail

Solar Federation Officials: Lucas Kempe Cook and Zayne Sexton

Lt. Joel: Matt Seago

Admiral Neville Drake: Math Silby

Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Exchequer Minya: Ste Holland

Minister Jenner: Thomas Drake

Baharuk Gau: Leo Griffiths

Zanza Gaara: Kyle Akers

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Two Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Dr. Gregorov: Finn M.K.

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Computer: Ashely Lynn

Mika: Herself

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Melvin Timms: Josh Lambright

Pulsar: James Cleveland

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Reginald Montgomery: Cour

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Argo Security: James Lundberg

Crewman Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Tommy “Tomtom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Senator Peter Lane: Matt Seago

Edward Morgan: Finn M.K.

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Jack Watts: Ste Holland

Mark Watts: Thomas Drake

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Three Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

Reginald Montgomery: Cour

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Senator Peter Lane: Matt Seago

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Edward Morgan: Finn M.K.

Baharuk Gau: Leo Griffiths

Zanza Gaara: Kyle Akers

Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Minister Jenner: Thomas Drake

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Engineer: Jeremy Smith-Sebasto

Flustered Crewman: Devin Cox

Pulsar: James Cleveland

The Aldrin Message: Brandi Kirkpatrick

Crewman Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Hangar Chief: Sean Benveniste

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

“Zero”: Ashely Lynn

Melvin Timms: Josh Lambright

Tommy “Tomtom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Four Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

The Voice of the Computer: Ashely Lynn

Reginald Montgomery: Cour

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Pulsar: James Cleveland

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Engineer: Jeremy Smith-Sebasto

Crewman Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Tommy “Tomtom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Deela Rukali: Rebecca Thomas

Admiral Boti Rukali: Misscellanio

Senator Peter Lane: Matt Seago

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Five Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Pulsar: James Cleveland

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Minister Tenalp: Tom Doughty

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Reginald Montgomery: Cour

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

The Serving Android: Angela Mendoza

Senator Peter Lane: Matt Seago

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Edward Morgan: Finn M-K

Herald: Devin Cox

Exchequer Minya: Ste Holland

Minister Jenner: Thomas Drake

Admiral Boti Rukali: Misscellanio

Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Masterson: Michael Charles

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Crewman Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Tommy “Tomtom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Argo Crewman #1: Tom Doughty

Argo Security: Peter Jiang

Deela Rukali: Rebecca Thomas

Mark Watts: Thomas Drake

Jack Watts: Ste Holland

Emperor Desslok: Andrew Wilson

Argo Crewman #2: Josh Clark

Argo Crewman #3: Zane Sexton

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Six Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Tommy “TomTom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Galman Flight Control: Jennifer Bonczyk

Android: Angela Mendoza

Captain Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Ambassador Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Senator Peter Lane: Matt Seago

Commander Reginald Montgomery III: Cour

“Zero”: Ashley Lynn

Deela Rukali: Rebecca Thomas

General Faust: Thomas Drake

Faust’s bridge officer: Rachael Huszar

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Edward Morgan: FInn M-K

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Adde Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Pulsar: James Cleveland

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Thea Holtz: Alex Tran

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

Melvin Timms: Josh Lambright

Galman Tech: April Jensen

Lord Masterson: Michael Charles

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Seven Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Lord Masterson: MIchael Charles

Masterson’s aide: Brandi Kirkpatrick

Minister Jenner: Thomas Drake

Emperor Desslok: Andrew Wilson

Deegan: Jay Thaiyod

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Exchequer Minya: Ste Holland

Tobin: James Lundberg

Admiral Boti Rukali: Misscellanio

Galman Security #1: Gina Scott

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Melvin Timms: Josh Lambright

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Faust’s Bridge Officer #1: Rachael Huszar

General Faust: Thomas Drake

Faust’s Bridge Officer #2: Devin Cox

Faust’s Bridge Officer #3: Tom Doughty

Baharuk Gau: Leo Griffiths

Zanza Gaara: Kyle Akers

Edward Morgan: Finn M-K

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Eight Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Dr. Vladimir Gregorov: Finn M-K

Carlos Jiménez: Misscellanio

Pulsar: James Cleveland

Emperor Jenner: Thomas Drake

Emperor Desslok’s hologram: Andrew Wilson

Deegan: Jay Thaiyod

Imperial Security officer: Sean Benveniste

Zanza Gaara: Kyle Akers

Admiral Boti Rukali: Misscellanio

Deela Rukali: Rebecca Thomas

Benedict Sheridan: Jeff Asbury

Galman Prison Guard: Sean Benveniste

Jailbreak Driver: Josh Clark

Voice of the Computer: Ashley Lynn

Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Tommy “TomTom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

KIne’s Bridge Officer: Angela Mendoza

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Lt. Joel: Matt Seago

Admiral Neville Drake: Math Silby

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Nine Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Pulsar: James Cleveland

Senator Lane: Matt Seago

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Captain Theodore James: Devin Cox

Solar Federation Captain #1: Jeremey Smith Sebasto

Solar Federation Captain #2: Lucas Kempe Cook

Solar Federation Captain #3: Tom Doughty

Melvin Timms: Josh Lambright

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Baharuk Gau: Leo Griffiths

Edward Morgan: Finn M-K

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Ten Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Deela Rukali: Rebecca Thomas

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Alex McMillan (the relief officer): Ben MacPhail

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

Mark Watts: Thomas Drake

Mr. Jones: Devin Cox

Earth Cop #1: Peter Jiang

Earth Cop #2: Paul Appleby

Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Tommy “TomTom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

Steven Jacobs: Hamer (The HamerTn)

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Dr. Vladimir Gregorov: Finn M-K

Carlos Jiménez: Misscellanio

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Eleven Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Gallman Captain: Ben Macphail

Jack Watts: Ste Holland

Susan Haruna: Karli Walker

David Erickson: Ste Holland

Lieutenant Dobbs: Devin Cox

Tommy “TomTom” Harrison: Alex Elespuru

LIz Bishop: Holly Linden

Addie Beaumont: Shannon Hobby

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

Earth Prison Guard: Sean Benveniste

Mark Watts: Thomas Drake

Tyler Simmons: Devlin James

Madeline Venture: Jessica Osborne

Pulsar: James Ceveland

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.

Episode Twelve Vocals (in order of appearance)

Narrator: Kyle Akers

Reginald Montgomery, III: Cour

Kinu “Silk” Ogawa: Taylor Carlson

Pulsar: James Ceveland

Fleet Admiral Kine: Josh Lambright

Kine’s Bridge Officer #1: Jeremy Smith-Sebasto

Kine’s Bridge Officer #2: Jade Wilson

Kine’s Bridge Officer #3: Zane Sexton

Thea Holts: Alex Tran

LIz Bishop: Holly Linden

Jack Watts: Ste Holland

Mary Bishop: Ashley Lynn

Cindy BIshop: Katie Otten

Tyler Simmons: Devlin James

Mark Watts: Thomas Drake

Argo Com Teck #1: Andrew Wilson

Argo Com Tech #2: Angela Mendoza

Cade Morgan: James Balog

Crew

The episode was written and directed by Devin Cox.

Music for the series comes primarily from the soundtracks of the anime “Uchuu Senkan Yamato Twenty-one Ninety-nine.” Based on themes composed by Hiroshi Miyagawa and Kentaro Haneda- as well as new works composed by Akira Miyagawa.

Series-specific sound effects are drawn from the “Quest for Iscandar” and “Comet Empire” dvd box sets, as well as the “Sound Fantasia Yamato” CD.