BANDAI SPIRITS will launch "FIGURE SPIRITS KUJI," a new brand featuring high quality character figures from its popular lottery series Ichiban Kuji in November 2018. Its first entries are three 20 cm-tall figures of Sheryl Nome from the Macross Frontier anime franchise, based on newly-drawn illustrations by the anime's character designer Risa Ebata. Check out the details of her new figures after the jump!
FlyingDog announced on July 21 that "Good job!," a memorial CD single for the Macross Frontier anime series' 10th anniversary performed by Ranka Lee (Megumi Nakajima) and Sheryl Nome (May'n) is set to be released on September 26, 2018. It is the first CD single in seven years from the anime series, since "Houkago Overflow" by Ranka released in January 2011. Hit the jump for more details.
KIRA! Ranka Lee is back onstage! Voice actress Megumi Nakajima will be joining the Tokyo Chamber Orchestra for a special concert of Macross music this September. Find out more after the jump!
Relive 35 years of Macross magic at the Tezuka Manga Museum this summer. MACROSS: THE ART will display several hundred works of art from the production of the franchise -- as well as a Battroid! Hit the jump to find out more.
You've heard of Hatsune Miku and Kizuna AI, but what about Kyoko Date and Sharon Apple? Hit the jump to find out more about the history of virtual idols in anime and elsewhere!
Roy Focker's VF-1 Valkyrie is set to make history... as the biggest plastic model in Macross history! The 1/20-scale GERWALK mode figure is now available for preorder. Check out pictures after the jump!
The ladies of Walküre are taking the stage again this September! To celebrate the home video release of the new Macross Delta movie, the singers from the film will be making their third live appearance -- and there will be an MX4D release of the film with speacial guest appearances. Get all the info after the jump!
Mecha master Shoji Kawamori will be promoting his new spring title this month, and Animate is releasing merchandise from current and previous titles to celebrate! Visitors in May and June can pick up swag from Macross and Aquarion, and will also have an opportunity to meet the director himself. Hit the jump to preview the campaign!
The official website for the Macross franchise today posted a 60-second full trailer for the upcoming compilation film Gekijyo-ban Macross Delta: Gekijyo no Walküre (Macross Delta the Movie: Passionate Walküre) featuring its five-member idol/voice actress unit Walküre's brand new song "Walküre wa Uragiranai" (Walküre Does not Betray). Check out the song after the jump!
Are you read for your first look at the Macross Delta film? A new trailer is here to help you get hype for Walküre's big screen performance! Plus, shops around Japan are offering sweet Walküre for getting your tickets in advance, as well as... an app? Hit the jump for the latest news.