Hasegawa Announces 1/48 VF-1 Strike Valkyrie Kit

After more than 3 years after the release of their first 1/48 VF-1 Valkyrie, Hasegawa finally announces their new kits that will include a strike pack. Model kit building Macross fans will be happy to finally give the classic VF-1 fighter some 0-G lovin’ sometime later this year. According to HLJ, they’ll be releasing the VF-1A/S kit.

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Can’t wait to see the prototype…

Along side the Strke valkyrie, they’ll also be releasing the 30th Anniversario valkyrie designed by Tenjin in 1/48 (sans strike/super packs.)

Thanks to valkyriepm for posting.

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Dan Bickell’s CG VF-1

As a rule of thumb we’re not supposed to post any fan projects on the main site until is 100% done and is presented pretty well. But looking at these pictures our resident CG artist Dan Bickell posted, I feel like these are completed works of art. I’m almost tempted to print some of these on canvas and hang it on my wall. If anything they are officially the current wallpaper to my PC and cellphone! Thanks Dan!

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Thread Spotlight: Macross Collection Display

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As a way to show off our proud members’ various collections, a thread dedicated to displaying their toys, models, statues and misc. memorabilia was started by Kirik. Take a fascinating look at how collectors keep their hobbies within sight. From modest to madness, vintage to modern.

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Hasegawa Lynn Minmay 2009 Special

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2009 is a big year for everyone former of South Ataria Island, in particular Lynn Minmay. Not only did she get swept up into space and get hauled into a city built inside a space craft, but she also won the first ever Miss Macross Contest. In celebration of her win that very year, Hasegawa released this custom paint scheme for their 1/72 VF-1A model kit. Illustrated my Haruhiko Mikimoto and comes in a box with art by tenjin Hidetaka, this limited edition model kit was released in Japan September 2009.

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