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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 as Amazon Japan 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 […]

SpeakerPODcast EP.23 – Tomo Sakurai’s Pink Box.

SpeakerPODcast EP.23 – Tomo Sakurai’s Pink Box.

  Renato, Gwyn and returning ANN champion EGAN LOO grab a seat with a huge Mazinger at the RO-BO-TA in the aftermath of a Chie Kajiura concert to discuss the Macross 7 diva’s latest performance. But what on earth is […]

SpeakerPODcast EP.22 – Modelling Maestroes!

SpeakerPODcast EP.22 – Modelling Maestroes!

SpeakerPODcast’s roving reporter Richard grabs Leonardo Flores from Collection DX to chat about Macross model kits from the 80’s to mid 90’s. If companies like ‘Arii’ and ‘Nichimo’ sound familiar then this is the podcast for you! Oh, and Kyle […]

SpeakerPODcast EP.21 – Deculture Down Under (Part 2)

Having confessed his true feelings about Macross 7’s Mylene, Repacked Podcast’s Scream Man gets into what really matters – toys, toys and more toys! – on part 2 of this Deculture Down Under special of the SpeakerPODcast. (download – right click & […]

SpeakerPODcast EP.21 – Deculture Down Under (Part 1)

SpeakerPODcast EP.21 – Deculture Down Under (Part 1)

While visiting Sydney last December, Tochiro visited forum member Scream Man, host of the Repacked Podcast to check out his collection and chat about Macross, growing up as an anime fan in Australia in the 80’s and 90’s, and learn […]