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

This Fan-Made Robotech Movie Trailer Will Give You Chills

Just this past week, I was talking about Robotech—the adaptation of the Japanese Macross series that was one of the first crossover anime hits from Japan in the 1980s—with a friend of mine, saying how it was essentially a military soap opera for adolescent boys where the drama was acted out with giant robots. And… » 1/02/13 3:15pm 1/02/13 3:15pm

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: Do You Remember Love? on the PlayStation is a Forgotten…

Macross: Do You Remember Love? » 8/31/12 8:00am 8/31/12 8:00am is one of the defining anime of the 1980s—which explains why this year's Blu-ray is so full of amazing additions. We at have already looked at the hybrid pack's PS3 title , but there is a download code included for a second game in the collection as well: for the original PlayStation.

The Macross Do You Remember Love? Remaster is Beautiful Beyond Belief

While comparatively unknown in the West, Macross: Do You Remember Love? » 8/31/12 7:00am 8/31/12 7:00am was one of the most important anime of the 1980s in Japan and was one of the most ambitious hand-drawn animation projects of all time. A remake of an already popular TV series, the film bled into the main stream with the success of its titular…

A Child's Sketchbook From the 1980s, Preserved For the 21st Century

From 2012, let's take a trip back to the 1980s, and what it was like to be a kid drawing the stuff you were into. Some of the images you're about to see are ostensibly part of "schoolwork", others drawings scribbled in the rear pages of a book where there was supposed to be stuff like maths problems, but are instead… » 7/23/12 10:00pm 7/23/12 10:00pm