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SpeakerPODcast EP.25 – Talkin’ Takani

SpeakerPODcast EP.25 – Talkin’ Takani

Gwyn and Renato sneak into the Suginami Animation Museum to talk about meeting the legendary Macross artist Yoshiyuki Takani and experiencing the musical madness of Mylene Party. The SpeakerPODcast Crew then gathers at the NyanNyan Cafe to say farewell to […]

Macross Plus @ Manga, Anime, Games 1989 Exhibit

Macross Plus @ Manga, Anime, Games 1989 Exhibit

The Manga, Anime , Games 1989 exhibit at the National Art Center, Tokyo opened this past Wednesday and includes an unexpected surprise for Macross fans – a wall dedicated to breaking down the Itano Circus in Macross Plus. The exhibit […]

SpeakerPODcast EP.24 – We Don’t Need No Landing Gear!

SpeakerPODcast EP.24 – We Don’t Need No Landing Gear!

Recorded back in April, this was originally going to be a regular episode where we discuss the SDF-3 with SDF-1 designer Kazutaka Miyatake. But then, a VF-2SS happened. So crack open a can of Genki Apple, and relax as the […]

Hi-Metal R @ Tamashii Nations Summer Collection 2015

Hi-Metal R @ Tamashii Nations Summer Collection 2015

Tamashii Nations annual Summer Collection display opened in Akihabara today and offered Macross fans a closer look at Bandai’s new Hi-Metal R line, as well as unveiling Hidetaka Tenjin’s new box art for the VF-1J Armored Valkyrie. The SpeakerPODcast Crew […]

Shoji Kawamori Design Exhibit Announced

Shoji Kawamori Design Exhibit Announced

An exhibit of the design works of Shoji Kawamori has been announced. Titled THE TRANSFORMATION, it will include designs from Macross, Cyber Formula, Aquarion and more. The exhibit will be held at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka, Hygo […]

Macross the First Vol.6 – OUT NOW!

Macross the First Vol.6 – OUT NOW!

Macross THE FIRST Vol. 6 goes on sale today in Japan. With a recommended retail price starting at626yen, fans of published, physical material can grab a copy at online retailers such asĀ Amazon JapanĀ or Yes Asia. To coincide with the release, […]

Macross 30 Makes Super Robot Wars Debut

Macross 30 Makes Super Robot Wars Debut

A leak of this weeks issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine has confirmed earlier rumours that the YF-30 from the 2013 PS3 game ‘Macross 30′ will be making an appearance in the upcoming Super Robot Wars BX on the Nintendo 3DS. […]

Mari Iijima: Golden Best (Victor Years)

Mari Iijima: Golden Best (Victor Years)

Voice of eternal Macross favourite Lynn Minmay, Mari Iijima has announced via her Facebook page that Victor Entertainment Japan will be releasing her latest best-of album later this month. The album will cover the early days of Mari’s career and […]

May’n Takes 3 Month Hiatus Due To Vocal Polyps.

May’n Takes 3 Month Hiatus Due To Vocal Polyps.

Singing voice of Macross Frontier’s Sheryl Nome, May’n has put concerts for the next 3 months on hiatus due to polyps on her vocal chords. The polyps were discovered a few years back by doctors. She has been performing while […]

VF-2SS Transformable Toy ANNOUNCED!

VF-2SS Transformable Toy ANNOUNCED!

The annual spring Miyazawa Mokei toy exhibit was held today, bringing with it a very unexpected announcement. Scooped by the world’s most notorious Macross 2 fan SAVE, who was at the unveiling in person, Evolution Toys announced a 1/60 transforming […]