Also, a totally shameless and utter love and reverence for bubbly, girly J-pop. You have no idea how many people even in Japan are cynics for bubbly pop until a Macross anime comes out.
That said, original anime kind of annoys me since the TV networks and magazines always used ‘original’ and ‘master work’ as huge buzzwords for something. And of course, the lesser known directors and projects just gets shoved aside, not because they’re bad, but because they don’t get publicity.
Shippoyasha made other comments on this post:
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Oh no. I love Macross F and all Macross soundtracks. I LOVE bubbly J-pop. It’s one of my favorite kinds. It’s just that people are quick to dismiss the genre or make fun of it and then with a huge Macross series, people are suddenly believers in bubbly, girlish J-pop again.
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