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.
With Macross Delta on the near-horizon, Max Factory's PLAYMAX plastic model label has taken a look back to the series' classic idol, Lynn Minmay as the divisive young singer appeared in the 1984 Do You Remember Love? anime movie. Get a look after the jump.
The official website for Macross Δ (Delta), the upcoming newest Macross TV anime series, has confirmed that Aichi-born 15-year-old singer JUNNA provides singing voice of Mikumo Guynemer, the mysterious ace vocalist of the five-member idol unit Walküre. She makes the youngest debut in the franchise. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today that Macross Δ (Delta), the newest Macross TV anime series, is set to premiere on Tokyo MX at 22:30 on April 3 (JST). Its 19 voice cast including the 18-year-old audition winner Minori Suzuki are also revealed. Check the latest information after the jump.