The three pillars of the Macross franchise are transforming war jets, a love triangle and singing idols. Looking to fill that final element for the next Macross anime, being provisionally called Macross Δ, a diva audition is launching in December. More after the jump.
Shinjuku Marui Annex in Tokyo will open the latest collaboration shop "Oshare Macross 7" on October 17 for three weeks till November 5. Haruhiko Mikimoto, the original character designer for Macross 7, has provided a newly-drawn key visual featuring Mylene Flare Jenius and Basara Nekki. Hit the jump for more details.
Manga, comics and art book publisher UDON had plenty to announce at San Diego Comic Con including the Kill La Kill manga and impressive selection of new art book licenses. Get the complete details after the jump.
Harmony Gold has announced that Robotech The Classic Collection - Volume 1 will be released on DVD September 23 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment exclusively through Amazon. This collection features the American broadcast syndication in 1985, along with the original and uncut episodes from the Japanese series Super Dimension Fortress Macross, all on one 4-disc set for the suggested retail price of $19.98. More after the jump.
The March 26th end of the latest Japanese TV rebroadcast of 2008's Macross Frontier concluded with the announcement that a new TV anime is the works. There was no additional information at the time, and it sounds like you probably shouldn't expect much more soon. More after the jump.
Following Hiro Mashima and the Evangelion character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamato, Japanese female animator Risa Ebata draws her own version of Hatsune Miku for the CD jacket of SmileR's 1st album "Melody Line(s)." She is best known as the character designer for the Macross Frontier series. Check her Miku illustration after the jump.
The March 26th end of the latest Japanese TV rebroadcast of 2008's Macross Frontier concluded with the announcement that a new TV anime is the works. There's still no new information on the project, but you can now see the teaser. Check it out after the jump.
The latest Japanese TV rebroadcast of 2008's Macross Frontier has ended with teaser for an upcoming TV anime. No other details were revealed, but given that it's a Macross anime, you can be sure to count on the series' three principle elements: transforming robot planes, a love triangle and idol singing! Check out the tease after the jump.
Namco Bandai is going full throttle with their Macross promotion leading up to the May 15th release of Macross Frontier the Movie 30th d Shudisuta b Box. In addition to ads and previews, there's a new ad for the Mobage digital social card game, boasting some nice missile massacre/Itano circus work. Get a look after the jump.
With the Macross Frontier the Movie 30th d Shudisuta b Box movie Blu-ray box set coming May 15th, Namco Amusement has launched a special lottery, featuring the grand prize of the set signed by Aya Endo and Megumi Nakajima. And, it wouldn't be a Namco amusement promo if the characters didn't get a redesign in the fashion of the umaibou tasty stick mascot. Check out the results after the jump.
A month after they posted their new Sheryl Nome seminar, Bandai Namco has posted a set of commercials for the Macross Frontier the Movie 30th d Shudisuta b Box. Set to be released May 15th, the 3-disc boxset of the Macross Frontier movies, will feature English subtitles, making this the first official English subtitles for new Macross animation in 18 years (Macross Plus). Get a look after the jump.