Production History

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. This one featured a look back at 2012 and how it shaped […]

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 […]

Japan Cinema article on Noboru Ishiguro

A new series of articles on the late Noboru Ishiguro has just begun to be serialized on Japan Cinema. By the way, I took the above photograph myself and it is probably my favourite photo of Ishiguro-san ever! You can […]

Memorial Service for Noboru Ishiguro held

Friday September 7th, 2012 saw a special gathering of high-profile Japanese animation industry guests to pay their respects for the late Noboru Ishiguro, director of “Super Dimension Fortress Macross”, just one among many, many of his works of anime spanning […]

The Macross Original Art Exhibition Gallery Samples

The Macross Original Art Exhibition Gallery Samples

Here’s a few sample pieces from the “Macross Original Art Exhibition” being held at  at the Seibu Ikebukuro Seibu Gallery in Tokyo. The Gallery includes concept artwork from the series when it was being planned to air in 1982 and focuses on […]

Podcast — Macross Music in the 2000s

The third in the series of in-depth explorations into the changing world of Macross music throughout the decades, featuring MW members VF5SS and Gubaba has been put online over at Collection DX.  This time our intrepid casters discuss the highs […]

Podcast — “Macross Music in the 1990s”

MW member VF5SS has updated his blog on Collection DX with the second in a series investigating the history of Macross music, this time focusing on the 1990s period.  Fellow MWer Gubaba once again is co-host, as ever enlightening us […]

Countdown to DYRL BD — 1984 Interview with Shoji Kawamori from Animage booklet: “Minmay: Ai Miemashita ka”

An oldie but a goodie. As we await anxiously the release of Macross Do You Remember Love on Blu-Ray — and with all the, er, controversy that surrounds this —  let us take the time to recall some words from […]

Countdown to DYRL on BD — A look back at 2005’s “BS Anime Yawa: Macross Do You Remember Love” TV special

Countdown to DYRL on BD — A look back at 2005’s “BS Anime Yawa: Macross Do You Remember Love” TV special

As we count down the days to the release of the greatest animated movie ever, “Macross: Do You Remember Love” on Blu-Ray Disc, I thought I would give people a bunch of homework to do in preparation for the big […]