Galaxy Express 999: The Starlit Sky Is a Time Machine is the first giant screen film from Toei Animation Studio in Tokyo, Japan, the producer of the popular TV show Dragonball Z. The heroes take the space train to Jupiter in search of a mysterious girl who appeared before them and predicted the downfall of the human race.

Length: 32:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2007
  • Date Released:
    July 2007
  • Alternate Titles: Galaxy Express 999: The Stars Are a Time Machine
  • Status: In Distribution
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 15/70
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  • Producer: Hiromi Kuzo
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  • Writer:  Original story by Leiji Matsumoto
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  • Music/Score:  Yukihide Takekawa
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  • Other Credits: Production supervisors: Yasunori Matogawa, Director of the Space Education Center at JAXA (Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency); Takanori Matsui, Professor, University of Tokyo
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  • Animation
  • Drama
  • Science Fiction



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