Operation: Ragnarök (episode)
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|LOGH: series 2, episode 15|
|September 798 UC (489 IC / 3598 CE)|
|←||41st of 110 released in LOGH||→|
|←||42nd of 180 released in all||→|
Operation: Ragnarök (Japanese: 作戦名『
Alexandre Bewcock informs Julian Mintz that the Free Planets Alliance government is trying to curtail Yang Wen-li's ability to launch a military coup by transferring his key personnel away from Iserlohn Fortress. Reinhard von Lohengramm discusses his plans on using the Fezzan Corridor to invade the Alliance with his admirals, and names the invasion plan Operation Ragnarök. Over one million ships are planned to be in the expeditionary force. Reinhard speaks with Paul von Oberstein and discusses the use and eventually the expendability of Nicholas Boltik, the current Commissioner of Fezzan. Oberstein revives the secret police headed by Heydrich Lang. On 20 September 798 UC (489 IC / 3598 CE), 8 months old Katharin Kätchen accedes to the throne of the Galactic Empire as the new Kaiserin.
"It is a convenience decided by humans that we do not pass through the Fezzan Corridor. It has not been a law since the beginning of creation. The fools in the Alliance are free to think what they please but we have no obligation to share fantasies with them."
- – Reinhard von Lohengramm, on his decision to invade the Alliance through the Fezzan Corridor
"Democracy is the rule of many by their free will, isn't it?"
"If the total is one hundred, as long as you collect fifty-one among them, you can make it rule by the majority. But that majority will be divided into many factions. Namely, if we add up twenty-six from among those fifty-one, they can rule the whole we spoke of before. How futile is the democratic principle called majority rule?"
- – Paul von Oberstein and Heydrich Lang
- Franz Schubert – Symphony No. 3 in D major (D. 200): I. Adagio maestoso - Allegro con brio (00:05:01)
- Anton Bruckner – Symphony No. 8 in C minor (WAB 108) [Haas edition]: III. Adagio. Feierlich langsam; doch nicht schleppend (00:08:14)
- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique' (Op. 74): III. Allegro molto vivace (00:12:42)
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major (K. 495): II. Romance: Andante (00:14:21)
- Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 88 in G major (Hob. I/88): II. Largo (00:16:51)
- Carl Maria von Weber – Invitation to the Dance (Op. 65/J. 260) [Berlioz arrangement] (00:19:45)
- Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 3 in E flat major, 'Eroica' (Op. 55): I. Allegro con brio (00:22:23)
- Horikawa Ryō as Reinhard von Lohengramm
- Katsuki Masako as Hildegard von Mariendorf
- Sasaki Nozomu as Julian Mintz
- Shiozawa Kaneto as Paul von Oberstein
- Mori Katsuji as Wolfgang Mittermeyer
- Wakamoto Norio as Oskar von Reuenthal
- Tomita Kōsei as Alexandre Bewcock
- Nakao Ryūsei as Louis Machungo
- Mizushima Yū as Neidhart Müller
- Noda Keiichi as Fritz Joseph Bittenfeld
- Hayami Shō as Adalbert von Fahrenheit
- Meguro Kōsuke as Bernhard von Schneider
- Takagi Hitoshi as Heydrich Lang
- Kobayashi Kiyoshi as Adrian Rubinsky
- Jinnai Tatsuyuki as Nicholas Boltik
- Suzuoki Hirotaka as Rupert Kesserling
- Yara Yūsaku as Narrator
- Screenplay: Kawanaka Shimao
- Storyboard: Kōgo Tomokazu
- Episode director: Kōgo Tomokazu
- Animation director: Kayano Kyōko
- Mechanical animation director: Takahashi Hideki
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