Legend of the Galactic Heroes

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 561 ratings

Dawn Publisher's Summary

"The Golden Brat", Reinhard von Lohengramm, a military prodigy and admiral of the Galactic Empire, has ambitions beyond protecting the borders or even defeating the empire's enemies. He seeks to overthrow the old order and become a truly absolute - yet benevolent - dictator. His rival, the humble Yang Wen-li of the Free Planets Alliance, wishes to preserve democracy even if he must sacrifice his political ideals to defeat the empire. Their political and military battles play out over a galactic chessboard in an epic saga 15 centuries in the making!

©2016 Yoshiki Tanaka (P)2016 Simon & Schuster
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  • Book 1

    • Dawn

    • Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 1
    • By: Yoshiki Tanaka, Daniel Huddleston - translator
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289

    "The Golden Brat", Reinhard von Lohengramm, a military prodigy and admiral of the Galactic Empire, has ambitions beyond protecting the borders or even defeating the empire's enemies. He seeks to overthrow the old order and become a truly absolute - yet benevolent - dictator. His rival, the humble Yang Wen-li of the Free Planets Alliance, wishes to preserve democracy even if he must sacrifice his political ideals to defeat the empire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Space Epic should be loved by all!

    • By BreadlyToastin on 08-09-17

    Regular price: $22.67

  • Book 2

    • Ambition

    • Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 2
    • By: Yoshiki Tanaka, Daniel Huddleston - translator
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    In the 36th century, humanity has conquered the galaxy and colonized countless star systems. The Galactic Empire, modeled along Prussian lines, and the democratic Free Planets Alliance are at war, and the fate of every human being in the universe hangs in the balance. This classic Japanese space opera, adapted into a legendary anime, is finally available in English for the first time.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • An incredibly slow pace with great narration.

    • By The Super-duper Amazing Silver Golem on 11-20-17

    Regular price: $22.67

  • Book 3

    • Endurance

    • Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 3
    • By: Yoshiki Tanaka, Daniel Huddleston - translator
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 10 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    In the 36th century, humanity has conquered the galaxy and colonized countless star systems. The Galactic Empire, modeled along Prussian lines, and the democratic Free Planets Alliance are at war, and the fate of every human being in the universe hangs in the balance. This classic Japanese space opera, adapted into a legendary anime, is finally available in English for the first time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I simply loved it.

    • By Anna on 11-29-16

    Regular price: $22.67