Banpresto Diva Collection 2

Banpresto announced the follow up to their “Macross Diva Collection” to be released o the third week of March 2013. The first of the Series was released earlier in September. A set that included Minmay, Ranka and Sheryl. The follow up set will include the two frontier divas accompanied by their Macross 7 rocker counterpart Mylene!

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Firebomber Concert in November, Tokyo and Osaka (UPDATED)

Wow… Fans in Japan should be happy about this!

To celebrate the 30th anniversery of Macross, the Fire Bomber band from Macross
Seven will be having a concert on November 23rd in Tokyo followed by a
show on the 24th in Osaka. The last Fire Bomber reunion concert was in 2009 and the one prior to that was 2007.

Both Chie Kajiura(Mylene) and Yoshiki Fukuyama (Basara)  have been
confirmed of the show.

General public ticket sales start on September 1st.

Source: http://www.ota-suke.jp/news/72458

Yoshiki Fukuyama has also announced via his website and the Official Macfross Fan Club that he will be doing a tribute tour:  ‘Yoshiki Fukuyama Sings FIRE BOMBER ~ A Tribute to Nekki Basara~.’

The tour will kick off on September 1st and include 8 shows over the course of four weeks at different cities throughout Japan. The last solo Tribute concert that Fukuyama did was in 2005, although he has been known to spring the odd impromtu Macross gig on fans, as he did during Christmas in 2010.