Watch 1st two minutes of new live-action Space Battleship Yamato

The big-budget take on the classic military sci-fi anime series opens in Japanese theaters today—here's a look at the opening salvo.

This clip, which looks like it was taken from a Japanese talk show—hence the talking heads in the upper-right-hand corner—drops us right in the middle of an armed conflict among spacefaring peoples. I guess, anyway, given that my Japanese is a little rusty.

There's still no sign of a U.S. release, but I can't wait. I just don't have enough explosive decompressions in my life.