Arcadia of My Youth: Endless Orbit SSX


At the end of Arcadia of My Youth Capitain Harlock and the crew of the space ship Arcadia had been banished from Earth. The Earth, as well as many other planets in the universe had been taken over by the Illumidus, a race of destructive humanoids who ruin, enslave or destroy almost any inhabitable planet they come across. In "Endless Orbit SSX" Harlock battles the Illumidus while searching for a mythical "Planet of Peace" where all the peoples of the universe can live freely and without war.

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Arcadia of My Youth

Earth has been conquered by the evil Illumidus Empire, with parallels drawn to the U.S. post World War II occupation of Japan. Captain Harlock with a group that will become his life long friends begin their fight against this tyranny visited upon the planet Earth, with no regard to the costs the struggle will have on them, caring only for the ideal of restoring freedom to the people of Earth.
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Arcadia, Blast Off!

A young bounty hunter is after Captain Harlock, but when they finally meet, things don't go as planned.


Lady Captain Leotard

The Arcadia needs repairs, but a complicated part is needed. Tochiro knows of one man who make it, but that man lives on a planet ruled by the Illumidus.


Lullaby of the Battlezone

The Arcadia answers a distress call sent by a ship under attack by bandits.


The Cosmic Treasure Island Legend

Searching for answers, the Arcadia visits a space station devoted to transmitting information.


Girl of the Ghost Ship

A cyborg found on a derelict ship is taken aboard the Arcadia, but crew's pity on the girl could be their undoing.


It Appears! The Great Space Fortress

The Arcadia is badly damaged and Tochiro is ill. But could his mad rantings be the ship's salvation?



Emeraldas has an unpleasant reminder of how she got her scar


Mother and Son of the Steel Plane

After a trip to a planet covered in water, an explosion causes the full water tanks of the Arcadia to empty, forcing them to make an emergency landing on a planet made of metal.


Who's the Spy?

An act of sabotage has damaged the Arcadia, and Kei has gone missing.


Snowfall in the Sea of Stars

It's Christmas and all little Rebi wishes is to see her father again.


The Sound of Freedom's Bell Rings Out

The crew of the Arcadia try to take much needed shore leave on a neutral planet. They are forced to leave because of the Illumidus' treacherous and destructive ways.


The Heart's Control, the Heart's Vessel

Mr. Zone has built a ship that he is sure will destroy the Arcadia once and for all.


Riddle of the Golden Goddess

The Arcadia encounters a strange golden ball of light that leaves La Mime terrified.


Riddle of the Glowing UFO

The glowing golden ball continues to be a mystery, and Mr. Zone gains an armada.


Eighty Minutes in the Sea of Death

The Arcadia, again badly damaged, is forced to hide in the waters of an ocean planet where the pressure is so great it will implode the ship if they don't repair it in time.


The Cat Taken Aboard in Space

Rebi sneaks a cat on board, an act which threatens to doom the whole ship.


The Great Sandstorm: Communication Impossible

Rebi's cat breaks Tochiro's radio, sending him storming off the ship. Rebi, Tadashi and Dr. Ban go after him, and soon all four of them are stranded on a dangerous planet.


The Deliverance of Emeraldas

Emeraldas has been surrounded by the Illumidus, and the only way to get the Arcadia there in time is though a dangerously radioactive part of space.


The Mystery of Planet Maicon

Mr. Zone tricks Captain Herlock into the deadly grasp of a mad and murderous computer.


The Gate of Arcadia: Will it Open?

Tochiro is ill, but Dr. Ban doesn't have the right chemical to test how ill the little man is. Kei risks travelling to an Illumidus-controlled station to get it.


Fight on, Tochiro, Until Life's End

Captain Harlock is finally in site of his goal, but will Tochiro be there when he reaches it?


Return to the Mother World Earth: Be Eternal, Cosmic Hero

Both Harlock and Mr. Zone have been given the Fire of St. Aqule, which one will triumph?