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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
The sci-fi adventures of Robotech continue this summer in Love Live Alive, set to be released on DVD with the Shadow Chronicles from Lionsgate Home Entertainment on July 23rd. The animated feature takes place after the events of Robotech: The New Generation and follows Lieutenant Lance "Lancer" Belmont. More after the jump.
On April 18th, Palladium Books launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowd-fund strategy battle game Robotech RPG Tactics, based on the localized version of Macross, Southern Cross and MOSPEADA.. Three hours later, $70,000 goal was met. More on the impressive mecha game drive after the jump.
Turns out the effort to produce a live action adaptation of Robotech are not only live, they're progressing. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Nic Mathieu has been tapped to direct Robotech, Warner Bros.’ big-budget adaptation of Harmony Gold's localization of Tatsunoko-produced mecha anime The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA. More after the jump.
After years of work, the decidedly unofficial Spanish language Robotech: Valkyrie Project fan film had a teaser trailer to showcase for their efforts in mid-2012. Now, they're back with a new short preview. Check it out after the jump.
After years of work, the decidedly unofficial Spanish language Robotech: Valkyrie Project fan film has a new trailer to tease the results of their effort. Check out the impressive promo after the jump.
The official site for Robotech is taking pre-orders for Robotech: We Will Win - Limited Edition EP, set to be released at the end of the month. More after the jump.