Tag Archives: Legend of the Galactic Heroes series

Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 7: Tempest by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Daniel Huddleston Haikasoru August 21, 2018 254 pages grab a copy * here be spoilers! In this latest installment in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Tanaka picks up the pace once again, offering readers space battles, tactical trickery, and meditations on what it takes to be a “successful” ruler. And, of

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 6: Flight by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru April 17, 2018 224 pages grab a copy   Unlike the previous five books in Tanaka’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Flight offers readers no space battles and little hand-to-hand combat (though there is some of the latter partway through the book, and it’s kind of graphic). Instead, this

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Review: Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 5: Mobilization by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru November 21, 2017 272 pages grab a copy I’ve now read the first five books in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, and I’m impressed by how well Tanaka controls the plot of this intergalactic war and its main participants across so many pages without the story unraveling (kind

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REVIEW: LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES VOLUME 4: STRATAGEM by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Tyran Grillo Haikasoru June 20, 2017 272 pages grab a copy “Stratagem” fits this fourth installment in the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series perfectly. After all, it’s what this particular chapter in the everlasting conflict between the Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance is all about. How can the GE trick

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Review: LEGEND OF THE GALACTIC HEROES VOLUME 3: ENDURANCE by Yoshiki Tanaka

translated by Daniel Huddleston Haikasoru November 15, 2016 273 pages grab a copy In this third installment of his Legend of the Galactic Heroes series, Tanaka delivers the space battles, political maneuvering, and philosophical musings on war and power that we’ve come to expect. And yet, Endurance, like the volumes before it, is both a

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