According to the latest announcement by The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ), "Walküre Attack!," the 12-song first album of the five-member girls idol unit Walküre from the ongoing Macross Delta TV anime, has sold over 100,000 copies in Japan, officially certificated as "Gold Disc." Hit the jump for more details.
After sharing some short clips, Bandai Namco came through with a full seven-minute promo for PS Vita flight action game Macross Delta Scramble. Not only does the game cover the first 13 episodes of the TV anime, it also includes extra missions featuring characters spanning the Macross franchise. You can see content both current and classic and a bunch of space combat footage in the trailer after the jump.
Revealed last week, Macross Delta Scramble is a new flight action game based on the anime of the same name. It's coming to PS Vita in Japan on October 20, and you can see some footage in the first TV spot, available in 30- and 15-second versions after the jump.
There's a new Macross game on the way, this time taking on the latest in the long-running franchise, Macross Delta. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine revealed Bandai Namco's Macross Delta Scramble, a flyin' and shootin' action game that's coming to PS Vita in Japan on October 20. Hit the jump for more.
According to the newest Oricon report, "Walkure Attack!," the 12-song first album of the five-member girls idol unit Walkure from the ongoing Macross Delta TV anime, sold an impressive 78,000 units in its first week, ranking second in the weekly album chart. Hit the jump for more details.
Sorry Osamu Dazai and Saber. There's a new Macross and that means it's goodbye to your spots at the top of anime magazine Newtype's character rankings. For the anime magazine's new July issue, the crowns went to Delta leads Hayate and Freyja. More after the jump.
Anime Expo recently announced a very special guest for the summer event. Acclaimed anime director and designer Shoji Kawamori—one of the masterminds behind the Macross franchise, also credited as director and original concept for Aquarion, AKB0048, and much more—will be a Guest of Honor at the convention, which takes place July 1-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Hit the jump for more.
Bandai today announced that purchasers of the all nine volumes of the 8,424 yen special limited edition Blu-ray of the Macross Delta TV anime series at Bandai Premium and Bandai Visual Club will get a 1/72 scale clear color version plastic model kit of VF-31J Siegfried (Hayate Immelman Custom). Check the details after the jump!
This weekend, Forbes' games/anime site shared their conversation with Shoji Kawamori, the anime creator/designer/director best known for his contributions to the Macross franchise. While he could not comment on whether the new, fourth series, Delta would make it to international audiences, noting that that was a matter for international IP holder,s which he didn't have visibility into, he explained its concept at length. More after the jump.