Bandai Namco Live Macross 30 special streaming broadcast images

Here are some screencaps from the special 1-hour live streaming broadcast showcasing the much-hyped upcoming PS3 game “Macross 30” by Bandai Namco.  The show was mostly jokey talk with Macross reminiscing (“But is Exedore in the game??” etc), with special guests “Basara Sato” from Famitsu and “Chakku” from Bandai-Namco.

Somebody uploaded the gameplay sections of the programme to Youtube here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7xeS_cvL2s&feature=player_embedded

See more images after the jump!

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Winter WonderFest 2013 Macross Stage images and summary

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As previously announced, two Macross-themed talk/stage shows were streamed live through Nico Nico on Sunday, courtesy of Max Factory and the Good Smile Company to promote the new Macross 30 game, some Nendroid figures and a Sheryl statue, featuring  the Macross newcomer, Haruka Chisuga and friends.

Click the link below to see and read the highlights of the two shows!

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“Macross Crossover Live 30” teased!

The Wonder Festival special events are currently underway, and during the commercial break in between the live performances by Yoshiki Fukuyama and Haruka Chisuga (see here: http://www.macrossworld.com/4238/winter-wonderfest-macross-stage-to-be-streamed-live/) was a very brief but important teaser!

Rememer this post?  http://www.macrossworld.com/4261/countdown/

Well, the link now diverts to the website for the “MACROSS CROSSOVER LIVE 30” site:

http://macrosslive30.com/

Yes, the Macross Crossover Live, that once-in-a-lifetime concert from 2009 featuring all the Macross singers IS BACK!

The new concert will be held in Makuhari Messe in Chiba (where WonderFest is taking place right now) on July 13th, 2013.

Here is an image from 2009’s gathering.

If you follow the site link, you may notice the addition of a certain Marduk Emulator…

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(So how is it once in a lifetime?  NEVER MIND THAT!!)

More details on the rest of today’s WonderFest hijinks coming soon!

And for those of you who missed the live streaming performance of Fukuyama and Chisuga, don’t forget that one more stage is planned for later tonight featuring Chisuga and May’n:
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv122765249?from=lv123062697

MW Spanish forum now open! ¡El foro de Macrossworld en Español esta abierto!


¡El foro de Macrossworld en Español esta abierto!

¡¡Buenos días damas y caballeros de habla hispana y bienvenidos a Mundo Macross, o como mejor lo conocemos, Macrossworld!!

Recientemente se ha abierto el foro en español para hablar sobre todo lo relacionado con Macross; desde las diversas series hasta los juguetes y demás productos relacionados con la saga. Más que nada deseamos que Macrossworld sea el centro de la información más precisa y las noticias de máxima actualidad, directas desde Japón, para los fans de Macross de todas las nacionalidades.

¡Hagan clic aquí para saltar directamente al foro!

Welcome, all the Spanish-speaking Macross fans around the world!  Click the link to practise your Spanish by discussing all things related to the world of Macross in the newly-opened Macross World Spanish-language Forums!

Winter Wonderfest “Macross Stage” to be streamed live

It has been revealed that a special Macross-themed mini live event featuring Haruka Chisuga (winner of the real-life Miss Macross contest and singer of the Macross 30 PS3 game theme song) and Yoshiki “Basara” Fukuyama will be held at Winter Wonderfest 2013.  If you can’t attend, not to worry, because it will be streamed online, courtesy of Max Factory and Good Smile Company!

As well as this, Miss Chisuga will appear alongside May’n (Sheryl Nome) for a special talk show, also to be streamed online.

Details:

Chisuga/Fukuyama gig here:

http://www.whl4u.jp/stage.html

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And Chisuga/May’n talk here:

http://www.whl4u.jp/stage_yoru.html

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FRAME OUT announces “Macross The Ride” kits for Winter Wonderfest 2013

With about two weeks to go until Winter Wonderfest 2013, some of the garage kit makers have been unveiling previews of their exclusive wares for the big event.  Here are Frame Out’s offerings, from Macross The Ride.  Note that these are conversion kits and you will need the appropriate Hasegawa YF-19 and/or VF-1 kits to make these.  Oh, and modeling skills wouldn’t hurt.

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Frame Out’s site:
http://frameout.blog67.fc2.com/

 

Macross Chronicle, new edition, issue #1 released!

The Macross Chronicle is back!

Remember way back in 2008, when the definitive encyclopedia of all things Macross-related was announced?  Well, it came and went, leaving us with a roster of 50 bi-weekly issues of cool art and full-to-the-brim stats for all you hardcore nerdy types.  And now “THE TIME TO SCRAMBLE VALKYRIE AGAIN” because the Chronicle has returned, meatier than ever, courtesy of DeAgostini.  After a trial run in the Hiroshima area last year, 80 WEEKLY issues have been promised, and the first one comes with a free binder rocking some super dimensional Tenjin artwork of the majestic SDF-1.

A few photos and comparisons with the old release follow.

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Super Dimensional Seminar ends with a bang

Monday the 24th of December, 2012, marked the end of the “Super Dimension Seminar” series of introductory “lectures” into the Macross universe with its 26th and final episode.

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Interview with Shinichiro Watanabe on 10 November 2012 during Anime Festival Asia(“AFA”) 2012

MW member Vanpang has kindly provided us with an informative interview with Shinichiro Watanabe, director of ice-cool stylish shows such as Macross Plus, Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo and Kids on the Slope.

Interview with Shinichiro Watanabe on 10 November 2012 during Anime Festival Asia(“AFA”) 2012

Shinichiro Watanabe was a guest speaker during AFA 2012 and James Wong and I were given the opportunity to conduct an interview with the legendry director. Shinichiro was the co-director with Shoji Kawamori of Macross Plus and the director for Samurai Champloo and Cowboy Bebop.

The interview was held at Singapore Expo Hall on 10 November 2012 with other people representing other media from Hexishe, Anime Shrine, SG Café and Campus.com. Thus, questions below are a compilation of questions asked by the group collectively.

All his answers were conveyed to the Media in English through a translator and as such some content maybe lost in translation.

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Macross 30 — YF-30’s Battroid and Gerwalk modes revealed!

The Macross 30 updates come thick and fast!

A few days ago, it was revealed that “Macross 30”, the long-awaited full PS3 game on sale in February, would feature a new Valkyrie — the YF-30 Chronos.

Well, now thanks to Famitsu’s regular news updates, we have the first images of the new Valkyrie in all three modes, and — as hinted at by the short clip of Kawamori playing with his Lego prototype in the recent promo video — it features an interesting appendage…
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Many more images from Famitsu here

And ANN’s article can be found here

And, of course, you can discuss all about the game right here in the forum.