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3 hours ago, jvmacross said:

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The year 20XX, eh?  So right around the time Megaman is repeatedly foiling Dr. Wiley.

 

3 hours ago, jvmacross said:

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And with that one pose they use in EVERY. FREAKING. BOOK.  Seriously, even the Gundam ones.

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A popular master file series that sharply cuts into the mechanism that appeared in the work under the theme of "specialized books published in the world of animation work". This time, it features the VF-1S, a variable fighter from the Super Dimension Fortress Macross, and the legendary pilot Roy Fokker.
The VF-1 Valkyrie, the first practical variable fighter ever created by mankind in preparation for the coming interstellar war. The Variable Fighter Master File (VFMF) that handles this VF-1 has been published several times in the past, but in this book we will clarify the mechanism and system of VF-1 in more detail by re-verification.

On the Macross return-to-earth voyage, the character of Roy Fokker, who led the Skull Battalion, was re-examined. He analyzed his background, his way of life, his skills as a pilot and his qualifications as a captain, and also explained what special capabilities the VF-1S, his favorite aircraft, had. You.

VF-1 Valkyrie and Macross A special book that opens up new insights into the world

 

They even admit that that the VF-1 has been visited and re-visited several times by this master files series.

Maybe they will disclose that Focker's VF-1S was specially modified to perform better when he was inebriated! 

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On 4/3/2020 at 2:05 PM, jvmacross said:

Nice Macross fanzine, thanks for posting it.

I think I also have a set of fanzines from Latin America, I don't think I have ever posted them.  I'll try and find them and post when I get a chance.

Thanks. It would be nice to see yours.. I think Chilean and Argentinian fanzines were printed in color and seem to have better quality that the ones I own whcih are Mexican.

Regards

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Hello, everyone. Hope you are doing well.

I found another low quality Macross/RT fanzine from the early 2000's. Please have in mind that I am not advocating piracy; just showing what you could find at Latin America (in this case, Mexico) bazaars on those years.

This one included a CD with many pictures that could be found on the Internet at that time.

Again, the magazine is printed in very low quality paper and all content is B&W. Basically it contains the Macross Compendium material translated into Spanish along with RT chronology.

Regards

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4 hours ago, peroliza said:

Thanks. It would be nice to see yours.. I think Chilean and Argentinian fanzines were printed in color and seem to have better quality that the ones I own whcih are Mexican.

Regards

Again, nice stuff!

Here are the fanzines I was referring to....

Robotech - Guía Oficial De Episodios Y Personajes

No. 1-4 covers every episode of the "Macross Saga" and also has various articles about the making of the show, character and mecha stats

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I also have a DYRL fanzine....says it is Index No. 3...so not sure what books came before it or after?  It covers the movie, lots of stills and mecha lineart, etc

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Finally, I have a magazine called "Lazer" - Anime, Comics and The World's Corruption( :drinks:).....and in this issue they go over every Macross show that had been released to that point...so SDFM, M+, M7...and has some info regarding Macross gaming and other Macross merch...

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I can post some pics if you like or just check out my "Misc Macross book" gallery....

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/gallery/album/988-jvmacross-books-misc-macross-books/

 

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5 hours ago, jvmacross said:

Again, nice stuff!

Here are the fanzines I was referring to....

Robotech - Guía Oficial De Episodios Y Personajes

No. 1-4 covers every episode of the "Macross Saga" and also has various articles about the making of the show, character and mecha stats

Thanks a lot for sharing. Wow, all of them look great but my favorite ones are the RT Offical Guides. It seems they were inspired by the Macross Perfect Memory book.. I checked your album and all the pictures are very nice.

Regards

 

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I also have a DYRL fanzine....says it is Index No. 3...so not sure what books came before it or after?  It covers the movie, lots of stills and mecha lineart, etc

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Finally, I have a magazine called "Lazer" - Anime, Comics and The World's Corruption( :drinks:).....and in this issue they go over every Macross show that had been released to that point...so SDFM, M+, M7...and has some info regarding Macross gaming and other Macross merch...

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I can post some pics if you like or just check out my "Misc Macross book" gallery....

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/gallery/album/988-jvmacross-books-misc-macross-books/

 

 

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33 minutes ago, Mommar said:

Well if anyone is interested in the new Master File book the pre-order is up now.

http://Www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4815605297?

https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/m/10689998

Yep...Since April 1st...

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/topic/29133-macross-books/?do=findComment&comment=1517719

Oddly enough, this was the first time I have not been able to secure one through Amazon.jp.....so thanks for the Hobby Search link....I think I'll wait to see if Amazon fixes their ordering restriction

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Document of Macross No. 001 - Haruhiko Mikimoto

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Document of Macross No. 002 - Birth of Macross

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Document of Macross No. 003 - Macross 1982

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Document of Macross No. 004 - Do You Remember Love

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Document of Macross No. 005 - Design of Macross

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Document of Macross No. 006 - Design of Valkyrie

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Hi JVMacross,

Not sure if you have all these catalogues. If you do, would you mind posting pics? Or if you have already done so can you provide a link or thread. 

I figured you are the right person to ask for such an obscure set of reference material. I am very curious about their content.

Thanks in advance.

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7 hours ago, nightmareB4macross said:

Hi JVMacross,

Not sure if you have all these catalogues. If you do, would you mind posting pics? Or if you have already done so can you provide a link or thread. 

I figured you are the right person to ask for such an obscure set of reference material. I am very curious about their content.

Thanks in advance.

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Sure....there are actually 2 more in this set and one "sneak peek" issue...a sort of Vol 0....

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/topic/29133-macross-books/?do=findComment&comment=989967

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I'll go through the archives and see if I can find them....been wanting to do that for a while with these booklets anyway

 

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7 hours ago, jvmacross said:

Sure....there are actually 2 more in this set and one "sneak peek" issue...a sort of Vol 0....

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/topic/29133-macross-books/?do=findComment&comment=989967

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I'll go through the archives and see if I can find them....been wanting to do that for a while with these booklets anyway

 

Looking forward to this.

Thank you.

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Good night. Hope everyone is doing OK.

Question. I remember the "Macross This is Animation" books contain storyboards for some SDMF chapters but the pictures were quite small. Is there a book which have these storyboards in a bigger size?

Thanks in advance

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1 hour ago, peroliza said:

Thanks, jvmacross, for the "Document of Macross" pictures.

All of them look great but issues 1 to 3 seem pretty interesting to me. I hope I will get one of those some day.

Saludos

They are worth picking up if you can find them!

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1 hour ago, peroliza said:

Good night. Hope everyone is doing OK.

Question. I remember the "Macross This is Animation" books contain storyboards for some SDMF chapters but the pictures were quite small. Is there a book which have these storyboards in a bigger size?

Thanks in advance

I assume you are referring to the This is Animation "Red" and "Blue" books....if so, then there is no other dedicated Macross book that comes to mind that has been published for purchase at a bookstore.  The closest thing you will find are extremely rare doujin collections, the original scripts, or you would need to purchase the SDFM deluxe BD box set that was released recently.  The deluxe box set includes a very nice "Storyboards" book with several episode storyboards printed within its pages.  I will post up some pics so you can see what I am referring to later.

It is a shame that Shogakukan or some other publisher never released such a book for SDFM.  Incidentally, they did release one for the DYRL film....not sure if you are aware of it...

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16 hours ago, peroliza said:

Question. I remember the "Macross This is Animation" books contain storyboards for some SDMF chapters but the pictures were quite small. Is there a book which have these storyboards in a bigger size?

Thanks in advance

 

As previously mentioned, here is the SDFM Storyboards book that comes included with the Deluxe SDFM Bluray set released a few years ago....

 

The Super Dimensional Fortress Macross Storyboards - Collection of storyboards from a select number of SDFM episodes...the book was a bonus included with the recently released Deluxe SDFM Bluray Set

 

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Still haven't found my DYRL Storyboard book, however, I had completely forgot about this gem which was included with The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? HD Remastered Edition Memorial Box DVD set...

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This thick little book contains the entire storyboards for DYRL....and into scenes for what later became part of FB2012.  Additionally, it includes the storyboards for the DYRL movie preview and the storyboards for Sega Saturn's fantasic Macross game intro scene!

A sneak peek of what you will find within the covers!

 

DYRL Storyboards

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Sega Saturn Macross Game Intro Storyboards

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 Wow. Thanks for sharing those incredible pictures, jvmacross. That book looks pretty massive. I was not aware it ever existed.
I remember seeing an interview last year in which Mr. Kawamori showed some Macross Zero storyboards and they looked great.
It would very interesting to have this kind of material printed.

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No problem.

It would seem that they are saving these type of artifacts for those who are willing to spend the money on the deluxe media sets.

I was lucky to find a set of the SDFM BD set being sold without the 6 discs containing the episodes, so got it for a decent price or at least what I felt the extra media content was worth to me.  The DVD set has been out for a while and I found it used for 50 USD or so...definitely worth the price for the books alone...it also contains a similarly-sized book containing several character and mecha linearts from the film...also a very nice book to have.  

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Yes, currently the SFDM BD sets prices are extremely high, in my opinion.

I have the feeling that 2012 was a very good year for interesting printed material. Right now, I am just waiting for the planned Mikimoto's Macross book.

Regards

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On 4/15/2020 at 11:36 PM, jvmacross said:

Mikimoto Art Book now pushed back to next year.....as expected...:lazy:

2021/02/03 - 2021/02/06

Oh well I don't have to worry about missing out on it this year. On the other hand, maybe I should have gotten that other artbook of his. But until the quarantine is over (or when JP stores can ship to me), my money goes to panic buying groceries and meds. :lol:

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