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    Sunday January 5, 2020
  • Reader Polls Run Down the Most Ill-Advised Names in Anime

    Honestly, some of these are just mean

    As anime fans, we're all used to characters with strange names. But what about the ones that are just plain unfortunate? A new reader poll has tallied up the character names fans think are not only weird, but just unkind to saddle a character with. Get the "winners" after the jump!

  • Monday November 11, 2019
  • It Director Andy Muschietti Touches on Live-Action Attack on Titan and Macross Projects

    It looks like Muschietti will work on Titan and then Macross, should they come to fruition

    Around this time last year, it was revealed that It director Andy Muschietti had been tapped to adapt Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan. While there aren't any major updates to the status of Hollywood's live-action spin on the saga, the director recently touched on both that and his planned Macross/Robotech adaptation. Read on for more.

  • Thursday August 22, 2019
  • Life-Sized Ranka Lee Figure Sings Her Macross Hits for You

    Kira~☆

    Deculture! The latest life-sized anime figure is Miss Macross F herself, Ranka Lee. The figure even has a built-in Bluetooth speaker so you can listen to her song. Find out more about the limited-edition figure after the jump!

  • Wednesday August 21, 2019
  • Macross 7 Wristwatch Gets Fired Up for 25th Anniversary

    33,000-yen memorial item will be shipped in February 2020

    Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for a special wristwatch produced by SEIKO to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Macross 7 anime franchise, named "Macross 7 x SEIKO Fire Bomber Model 25th Anniversary Anniversary Watch." The second Macross TV series was aired in Japan from October 1994 to September 1995. Checkout the details of the memorial item after the jump!

  • Friday August 9, 2019
  • Macross 7 Anniversary Concert Debuts Explosive New Key Visual

    Yoshiki Fukuyama takes the stage as Basara next month

    Listen to his song! Yoshiki Fukuyama is preparing to set the universe on fire in next month's Basara Explosion 2019, and a new key visual has us all fired up! Check it out, along with more info on the concert, after the jump!

  • Friday June 14, 2019
  • Rock on with Basara at Macross 7 25th Anniversary Concert

    Yoshiki Fukuyama continues the Macross music festivities later this year

    Listen to his song... in person! Yoshiki Fukuyama, the singing voice of Basara in Macross 7, will be staging a concert to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. Get the first details after the jump!

  • Sunday June 2, 2019
  • Macross Delta Reveals Title of New Original Film

    Fans at this weekend's live concert were first to hear

    Fans at this weekend's Macross Crossover Live got a lot more than just an amazing concert. They were also the first to hear the latest news about the upcoming Macross Delta film! We've got the latest info for you after the jump.

  • Friday May 17, 2019
  • Classic Macross Artist Mikimoto Draws 25 Years of Idols for New Poster

    The original series's character designer is the latest to put his spin on the Macross Crossover Live event

    The upcoming Macross crossover concert has revealed its latest key visual—featuring art by character design legend Haruhiko Mikimoto! Check out Minmay, Sheryl, and the rest in the style of the original designer after the jump!

  • Sunday May 5, 2019
  • NHK's "All Macross Big Voting" Results are In: "Macross Frontier" Wins The Crown

    Takanori Nishikawa (T.M.Revolution) served as the host of the live-broadcasting program

    Following the first one for the Gundam franchise in April 2018, NHK conducted another online poll titled "All Macross Big Voting." Fans of the 37-year-old Macross franchise were able to vote for their favorite series, characters, mechas, and songs. A total of 254,131 votes were cast between March 1 and April 21, 2019. See the results after the jump!

  • Sunday April 28, 2019
  • Macross Anniversary Concert to be Livestreamed Across Japan

    Epic show's second night will get a movie theater showing

    Listen to their song — from all over Japan! The upcoming MACROSS CROSSOVER LIVE has announced a live viewing at theaters all over the country on the show's second night. Hit the jump to find out more!

  • Friday March 29, 2019
  • New Macross Live Key Visual Unites Idols Across Time and Space

    Additional concert goods will feature the latest art

    A galaxy of stars is gathering to perform together this spring, and a new key visual makes them shine! The character designer for Macross Frontier took the lead for the latest Crossover Live poster. Check it out after the jump!

  • Monday March 4, 2019
  • Galactic Idols Join Forces in Macross Concert Art

    Minmay, Basara, and more gather in crossover event's first key visual.

    Ten powerful voices are gathering this summer at Makuhari Messe, and a new piece of Macross art shows them all together! Check out the new Macross Crossover Live key visual, plus the new concert merch, after the jump.

  • Friday March 1, 2019
  • Fan Vote Prepares to Name Macross's All-Time Greats

    NHK opens poll for Best Character, Best Song, and more

    A vote is being held to name the all-time greats of Macross, and you're invited to vote! The All Macross Big Vote is asking for your favorite anime, character, mecha, and song from the long-running franchise. Hit the jump to find out how to have your say!

  • Wednesday October 24, 2018
  • Macross and Escaflowne Creator Shares the Secrets of his Genre-Defining Creativity

    Shoji Kawamori described his creative past and process at Otakon 2018!

    Shoji Kawamori visited Otakon 2018 to deliver a pair of panels outlining his nearly 40 years in the anime industry, covering everything from the history of Macross to the inner workings of his creative process. Hit the jump for the highlights!