The war between humans and the AIM is over, come, albeit fragile, but all the same the world. The retired admiral Zero is committed to teaching beginners fly in space.But on his way there is a Space Pirate Captain Harlock, and despite all attempts to prevent this Zero - destroys the transport ship Mechanoids. Earth Government sends Zero to Harlock searches, and even returned to him by his warship Caria (Fire Dragon). Now begins the long road Zero full of adventure, betrayal and danger... The cartoon presents the well-known characters from the universe Leiji Matsumoto, such as Captain Harlock, Tochiro, Emerald and Meytel and many others. Special (ep 14 & 15) as far as I understand are the prehistory of the main series of 13-minute episodes.