24 September 1999
| 5.7/10 |
| September 24, 1999 – May 25, 2000|
Tomo Saeki, Hiroko Konishi
Animation, Action Film, Science Fiction
Virgin Fleet, Genesis Survivor Gaiarth, Dragon Century, Campus Special Investigat, Ninja Cadets
Sol Bianca: The Legacy (太陽の船 ソルビアンカ) is a 1999 miniseries of six episodes loosely based on the original Sol Bianca and employing computer generated animation. This version is a re-imagining of the ship and crew of Sol Bianca, and does not follow the continuity of the original (as well as leaving plot threads of the original show unresolved). Sol Bianca: The Legacy combines 3D graphics with 2D animation, particularly in rendering spaceships such as the Sol Bianca itself.
Sol Bianca: The Legacy Wikipedia
Thousands of years into the future, mankind has colonized other planets across the galaxy and completely forgotten about Earth. On one part of the galaxy, the female space pirates and their colossal starship Sol Bianca get a surprise when a young girl named May stows away on board the ship. The crew then embarks on a journey to Earth to find the whereabouts of May's parents and discover the secrets of the lost planet.April Bikirk
Voiced by: Rika Matsumoto (Japanese); Wendee Lee (English)
Voiced by: Yoshiko Sakakibara (Japanese); Melissa Williamson (English)
Voiced by: Tomo Saeki (Japanese); Carol Stanzione (English)
Voiced by: Eri Miyajima (Japanese); Ellen Arden (English)
Voiced by: Hiroko Konishi (Japanese); Reba West (English)
Voiced by: Jūrōta Kosugi (Japanese); David Lucas (English)
The English opening theme is "To Be Free" by Stella Furst. The closing themes are "You're Not Alone" by Kryie and "To Be Free" by Stella Furst.
A novel was released on November 4, 1999 called The Ship of the Sun - Sol Bianca: Battleship of Ice (太陽の船ソルビアンカ 氷の戦艦, Taiyou no Fune Sorubianka Koori no Senkan) by ASCII. The book has 221 pages. The story starts 4 hundreds of years after humanity spread out into the galaxy. This is different from the thousands of years reference in the original Sol Bianca.