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    Saturday June 6, 2015
  • "Adventure Time" Sneaks in "Robotech" Homage

    Nod included in "Orgalorg," season 6's 40th episode

    While not the most overt reference, the folks behind Robotech, Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA, noticed that that "Orgalorg", the 40th episode of Cartoon Network's Adventure Time season 6, snuck in a nod to the classic sci-fi. Get a look after the jump.

  • Thursday June 4, 2015
  • "Furious 7" Director Confirmed For "Robotech" Movie

    Wan likely to go to "Robotech" after "Aquaman," after " The Conjuring 2"

    The movie industry is buzzing with the news, as Furious 7 gets close to claiming the title of the #3 slot on the highest grossing films of all-time, director James Wan is becoming a very sought, very busy figure in Hollywood. Already committed to he Conjuring 2: The Endfield Experiment, he's now reportedly signed for both Aquaman at Warner Bros. and Robotech at Sony.

  • Thursday April 30, 2015
  • "Furious 7" Director James Wan Reportedly in Talks to Helm Live-Action "Robotech"

    Sony aims to adapt localization of Tatsunoko sci-fi anime

    According to Hollywood Reporter, after an offer from Sony, Furious 7 and Saw director James Wan is in talks to helm the live-action adaptation of RobotechHarmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA, as a live-action Hollywood project. More after the jump.

  • Thursday April 16, 2015
  • Saboten Con to Feature "Robotech" 30th Anniversary Celebration

    Voice cast gather at Arizona event

    Do you remember love, or at least classic '80s syndicated animated programming? It's been 30 years since the March 4, 1985 debut of Robotech, Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA. As part of their convention tour, Harmony Gold in association with Monkey Paw Entertainment will be presenting a special celebration at Phoenix, Arizona's SabotenCon.

  • Thursday March 26, 2015
  • Sony Picks Up Live-Action "Robotech" Rights

    Studio reportedly planning to move forward quickly

    Entertainment business news magazine Variety is reporting that Sony Pictures has secured rights adaptat Robotech, Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA, as a live-action Hollywood project, viewed as a potential film franchise. More after the jump.

  • Thursday February 5, 2015
  • Hollywood Live-Action "Robotech" Gets New Producers and Writer

    Reportedly, the project is looking for a director and Andy Muschietti, already attached to Shadow of the Colossus' adaptation, is being eyed

    Deadline Hollywood is reporting that, after going through a string of filmmakers that has include Tobey Maguire to Akiva Goldsman, Joby Harold, Gough & Millar, and Lawrence Kasdan, a Hollywood, live-action adaptation of 80's mech series Robotech is back in development, this time from Warner Bros-based producers Hollywood Gang, with Gianni Nunnari and Mark Canton producing and 300's Michael Gordon attached to write. More after the jump.

  • Saturday August 2, 2014
  • "Robotech Academy" Kickstarter Cancelled

    $194,574 had been pledged towards $500,000

    After raising $194,574 towards its $500,000 goal and with the month deadline approaching, Harmony Gold has cancelled the Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund Robotech Academya 24 minute pilot episode based on Carl Macek's concept for continuing the animated sci-fi series originally produced with footage from Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross. More after the jump.

  • Sunday July 27, 2014
  • UDON Announces "Kill La Kill" Manga Plus "Macross,"Phoenix Wright" and "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Art Books

    Plus "Professor Layton," Osamu Tezuka, and, of course, "Street Fighter"

    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.

  • Friday July 25, 2014
  • "Macross" and "Robotech" Re-Release Planned

    18 episode set will be available on DVD September 23 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment exclusively through Amazon

    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.

  • Sunday July 6, 2014
  • "Robotech" Kickstarter Campaign Launches

    One day in, Harmony Gold has raised over $50,000 from fans towards a $500,000

    One day in, Harmony Gold has raised over $50,000 from fans towards a $500,000 goal of crowdfunding Robotech Academy. The fully funded Kickstarter campaign would allow them to produce a 24 minute pilot episode based on Carl Macek's concept for continuing the animated sci-fi series originally produced with footage from Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 25, 2013
  • "Voltron" and "Robotech" Crossover Comic Scheduled for December

    Project to be introduced at New York Comic Con

    Voltron and Robotech meet in an upcoming comic series, co-written by Tommy Yune, set to be released by Dynamite comics starting in December. More after the jump.

  • Thursday July 25, 2013
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Passes on "Star Wars" in Favor of "Robotech"

    Nic Mathieu tapped to direct movie back in January

    Not for the first time, Leonardo DiCaprio is in the conversation for a live-action, Hollywood adaptation of anime. He was in talks to produce Ninja Scroll and produce and maybe star in Akira. Now, he might be in line for a Robotech role. Latino Review has been going through Star Wars chatter leading up to Disney's D23 and mention that DiCaprio turned down a role in Star Wars VII in favor of Robotech. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 16, 2013
  • Classics Collide in "Robotech/Voltron" Comic Crossover

    Americanized versions of anime legends meet for the first time in upcoming series

    Anime fans who grew up in the '80s tend to have fond memories of Robotech (originally Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross) and Voltron (originally Beast King GoLion). Now, the heroes and villains of these classic sci-fi epics will meet for the first time in an upcoming Dynamite Comics crossover series! More details after the jump!

  • Tuesday May 21, 2013
  • "Robotech" Kickstarter Completes Campaign After Raising Almost $1.5 Million

    Fundraiser met goal three hours after April launch

    Palladium Book's Kickstarter campaign to crowd-fund strategy battle game Robotech RPG Tactics, based on the localized version of The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA closed on May 20th. It met its goal three hours after its April 18th launch and went on to raise $1,442,312, really proving that Robotech fans are dedicated and/or have a healthy amount of disposable income. More after the jump.