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.
What is The Vault? Well, every so often, we’re going to dust off some content from the Legacy MacrossWorld site, update it, and post it in our new blog format. In doing so, we’ll slowly (but surely) update and migrate the best content from the old site.
Here’s one of the most overlooked toys in the Macross line in recent years. Released around September 2010, it’s the first and only transformable SD toy that we’ve seen from any Macross line since the Joke machines. Below is an excellent youtube review by Peaugh, whose reviews are more known around the Transformers circuit, so keep the pitchforks down as he calls them “veritechs” at the end.