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Uchu Kaizoku Captain Harlock: The Jolly Roger of Space

The series stars with a narration explaining explaining how in the future corruption and politics, have destroyed the earth. Harlock in his first battle on screen takes on military police who is after him after allegations that Harlock caused the murders of several politicians.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Tuesday March 14th, 1978

Director: (Unknown)
Writer: (Unknown)



In the dubbed version and in the uncut versions of the pilot, a long narration introduces the year as 2977. The narrator talks about the earth being corrupted by government politics aided by the military. No one works, and civilians are sent in sleep inducing waves by tv to make them weak. The narrator introduces Captain Harlock as a rebel to this establishment and mentions several astronomers being murdered and how this is pinned on Harlock. ..

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