Robotech Movie Might Actually Be Happening

Sorry, Tobey Maguire. Despite having been attached to the project (at Warner Bros.) for what feels like forever, Variety reports today that Sony have now picked up the rights to the classic animated series, and are getting serious about making not just one Robotech movie, but lots of them. » 3/25/15 8:45pm 3/25/15 8:45pm

Japan Wants To Create A Space Force

The Mainichi Shimbun is reporting that Japan plans to create a "space force" within its existing Self Defence Force, hoping to have it operational by 2019. Took them long enough. » 8/04/14 2:00am 8/04/14 2:00am

Zelda Meets Macross, 80's Child Brains Explode

These illustrations of Link and Zelda were done by Haruhiko Mikimoto. You may not know him by name, but if you've ever seen Macross, you'll know his work. » 11/21/13 2:00am 11/21/13 2:00am

80's Cartoon Classic Comes To Life As Incredible Model Kit

Japanese model builder むむむノ53 has ripped a veritech fighter straight out of Macross/Robotech and brought it into the real world, cel-shading and all. » 11/18/13 1:00am 11/18/13 1:00am

Walter White's Secret History Of Nerd Acting

OK, so it's not that secret, but in this, a week where Bryan Cranston's final performance as Walter White has been the talk of the internet, it's as good a time as any to look back on a time when he was...doing voice-over work for anime. » 10/03/13 11:00pm 10/03/13 11:00pm

There's a Macross Game on the Oculus Rift

When I was a kid, I had a poster of an F-14 Tomcat hanging on my wall. It was my favorite airplane. Then I watched Robotech and saw my favorite plane transform into a giant robot as well. I dreamed about flying one. Now, two decades later, Oculus Rift has helped me get as close to this dream as I'll likely ever get. » 7/30/13 5:30am 7/30/13 5:30am

Some Lucky Humans Got To Sit In A Macross Cockpit

The Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum - located in Takarazuka, home to this goodness - has been running an exhibit lately that would have made my inner seven year-old's brain explode. » 7/29/13 3:00am 7/29/13 3:00am

Finally, A Promising Robotech Game!

Robotech (or, specifically, Macross) games have a chequered past. Some have been OK! Others terrible. Some have even been pretty good, though you wouldn't know it, since the best ones (on PS2 and PSP) have never been officially been released outside Japan. » 5/14/13 3:00am 5/14/13 3:00am

Macross/Robotech LEGO That Transforms. I Can Die Now.

Builder daikoncat is the genius behind this LEGO piece that, were it released commercially in the 1980s, would have been the only toy a boy would have ever needed. » 4/16/13 1:30am 4/16/13 1:30am

Macross 30 is The Best Macross Game Ever Made

The last six years have been a great time to be a Macross gamer. There have been three full PSP titles and an additional three short PS3 games as Blu-ray extras as well. And now, thanks to the success of these six games comes the franchise's first full PS3 game, Macross 30. » 3/15/13 7:00am 3/15/13 7:00am

Why You Haven't Seen Any New Macross in the West for Nearly 15 Years

The last six years have been a real renaissance for the Macross franchise in Japan. There has been an incredibly popular anime series, three movies, and seven games. The latest in the series is the incredibly ambitious Macross 30, a game that combines 30 years of Macross characters and lore into a new and original… » 3/15/13 6:00am 3/15/13 6:00am

Macross 30 Lets You Defeat Giants, Mechs, Monsters, and Cyborgs—All…

Macross 30: Voices Across the Galaxy is a title celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Macross series and is a crossover title between the five major Macross series: Macross, Macross Plus, Macross Zero, Macross 7, and Macross Frontier. » 3/12/13 8:00am 3/12/13 8:00am

So You Want to Watch Macross, But Don’t Know Where to Start

Over this last year, the Macross series has been celebrating its 30th anniversary with concerts, movies, and even a new PlayStation 3 game. » 3/12/13 7:00am 3/12/13 7:00am

The Coolest Mecha In Japanese Video Games

Besides mecha anime, video games also feature some of the most awesomely-designed armoured fighting vehicles. Japanese games—mostly shooters—tend to dominate this field (sorry MechWarrior), so narrowing down our selection to Japenese mecha was an obvious decision from the beginning. » 2/27/13 7:30am 2/27/13 7:30am

Here Are The Top 30 Games Japanese Gamers Are Looking Forward To In 2013

2013 is only 1/12th over. With 11 months left and new console news on the horizon, Weekly Famitsu asked its readers what games they were looking forward to for this year. Here's a list of the top 30 anticipated upcoming games for 2013 (note: All publishers and release dates are for Japanese release versions): » 2/07/13 8:00am 2/07/13 8:00am

Watch as Macross 30 Blends Three Decades of Narrative into One…

As the Macross » 12/18/12 7:30am 12/18/12 7:30am 30th Anniversary year comes to a close, Bandai-Namco is preparing to release , the first full-length game on the PlayStation 3. This includes characters and transforming fighter planes from across all five main series. But how exactly does manage to combine the franchise's galaxy spanning…

Macross 30 Looks to Be The Macross Game We’ve Been Waiting For

This year has been a great year to be a Macross » 12/04/12 5:00am 12/04/12 5:00am fan. To celebrate the franchise's 30th Anniversary, there has been a new movie, concerts, a TV documentary, and the release of the anime classic on Blu-ray. Yet, the best may be yet to come in the form of the upcoming for the PlayStation 3.

Macross FB7 is More a 90-Minute Commercial Than a Film

Thanks to the surprise popularity of Macross Frontier, the Macross franchise has been riding a wave of popularity for the last five years. However, as popular as Macross Frontier is, the longest series in the franchise was 1994's Macross 7 (52 episodes, a movie, and an OVA). So this year, as part of Macross' 30th… » 10/23/12 8:00am 10/23/12 8:00am