I suspect that Galaxy Railways: A Letter from the Abandoned Planet would make more sense if I’d seen the preceding Galaxy Railways TV series. As it is, Abandoned Planet fails as a stand-alone story and cannot be recommended.
Abandoned Planet is further hampered by atrocious subtitles, including “I’m envy [sic] that you care about him so much.” Many of the translations are abbreviated, grammatically challenged, and I strongly suspect are missing context and key meaning. I would be interested to see what Frog-kun makes of it. Continue reading