a future where mankind is scattered across the stars, the Empire of
Valdana is in control of Tytania family, which forged it's influence
through intimidation and economic might. In the year 446, Tytania
dispatches a large fleet to sieze a new piece of technology from the
city-state Euriya. Much to everyone's surprise, Euriya decides to
resist and wins. Their isolated act of rebellion sets into motion a
sequence of events that strains the careful alliances and treaties
within the empire, as various factions seek to exploit the situation to
their own advantage. In the ensuing turmoil, ambitious members of the
Tytania Royalty begin moving against each other in an effort to settle
old grievances and seize control of the family. What started as an act
of rebellion by Euriya, quickly expands into a civil war - with the
wealth and power of the empire up for grabs to whoever is bold enough
to seize it.
Based on a novel-inspired manga series written by
TANAKA Yoshiki and illustrated GANTETSU, serialized in Shonen Sirius
This has been described as being a complicated space
opera or epic. The original story was published as a series of three
novels (1988 thru 1991), and is open ended - as in no conclusion or
ending was ever published!!
The series uses the same director
(Noboru Ishiguro) and animation company (Artland) as the space-epic
Legend of the Galactic Heroes.