Distributor: U.S. Manga Corps
© 1999 Leiji Matsumoto/Shinchousha/Bandai Visual/81 Produce
What the universe needs now is a hero. A killer has stolen a legendary treasure, magical gold! Now, as the universe spirals into chaos, the ancient gods have awakened to avenge this theft. Noble space pirate Captain Harlock must restore the gold to its rightful heirs before humanity is caught in the crossfire and destroyed forever!
OAV Series: 6 episodes
Average Ratings: 59
Number of Review Sites: 5
Number of Review Links: 5
"...Harlock Saga is a little slow and far from the best introduction to Matsumoto's universe, but it is quite watchable even for the uninitiated..."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 3 (out of 5)
"... a grand space opera with an epic plot and unforgettable characters ..."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"... the story is simply way too big to be contained within the environment available. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable
"...I thought the entire show reminded me of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - B-
"…not the best of Matsumoto's work, but it is a good intro to the characters."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B+