New Macross Anime Announced – “The First in 6 Years”


It transpires the recent rerun of Macross Frontier was worth fans watching for the umpteenth time after all – the finale ended with a surprise announcement of a new Macross series.

Details are utterly lacking but the wording of the announcement is at least fairly clear that this will be an entirely new iteration of the Macross franchise rather than a mere remake, remaster, or effort to rekindle interest in the now fairly moribund if hugely successful Macross F franchise.


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    Comment by Anonymous
    22:08 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    about fucking time!

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:27 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:00 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    the macross i liked really well is the zero-3, that was very interesting but macross frontier annoys me to the core, all those "WAKE UP GIRLS/AMERICAN IDOL" stuff that frontier showed really pissed me off.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:31 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    6 years already? Time passed so fast and I feel old.

    Comment by Anonymous

    What? I've been watching this crap from the 1985 beginning. Lighten up sonny.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:58 30/03/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    >>I've been watching this crap from the 1985 beginning.

    *cough* Sure thing there, Mr. Macek.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:09 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't care if it has moe elements, I WANT SOME NEW VF'S DAMMMIT!

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:34 30/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I feel like I need to rewatch this or if I did watch it I am forgetting

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:50 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Optimist
    05:16 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I would like to see more on full size Zentradi instead of just in passing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:16 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I hope that they do an awesome anime out of this. I really hope it's not a fucking piece of shit like Frontier. It's been already 20 years since the last (and only) Macross sequel worth of it's name aired. I'm frustrated as shit that every new sequel is a new vomit; I demand Mikimoto back at the character designs and Kawamori taking the project seriously for a change.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:17 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Just to be clear: the last and only Macross sequel worth of it's name is Plus, of course. Macross 7 is another garbage.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:09 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Macross Frontier was fantastic compared to Macross 7. I'm sorry but it is true.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:19 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Macross Plus >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Frontier and 7ven up

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    Comment by sanimej
    02:53 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    YES!! My body is so ready for a new Macross!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:21 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Does this mean we will finally see Macross on a list from Japan?

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    Comment by SierraM363
    03:44 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Macross music and vocals are usually good so I'm in.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:42 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    They can never forget love. It has to be remembered.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:17 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    but do YOU remember love?

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:38 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Love hasn't been the same since 1984.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:16 31/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Damn, that book really changed things, didn't it?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:52 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    If it's anything like Macross Frontier, I won't be watching.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:56 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    i with you there

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:36 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    The "Princess" dumbass and the moe hybrid zentran ruined alot that series.

    Really maybe be a new saga, new chars and the classic "dont fucking know what happened to Hikaru, Misa, and the rest....they are Urban Legends desu".

    The only thing to i see new about the classic franchise is Choujikuu Yousai Macross The First but only have for the moment 3 vols trad.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:08 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Moe hybrid? Klan featured in the absolute moment of the series. I don't think I've ever been more upset watching an anime than I was the moment Michael dies, and the music was perfect that moment (Diamond Crevasse). Now go watch episode 21 and tell me she's moe....Klan puts on a fighting display the likes of which Macross had never seen...she kills THOUSANDS of Bajira. Klan rules. She may be moe when she's little but un-microned she makes Milia seem weak.

    BTW, its known what happened to the original chars.....Misa/Hikaru get married and have a daughter Miku. They're all on the SDF-2 which disappeared in 2016.

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    Comment by Pyrus
    08:25 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Miku...!? They gave birth to Hatsune Miku!!!? So that explains it...

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:20 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, really? We all know they disappeared in 2016; what we don't know is what happened AFTER 2016. 2016 was only 4 years after the war.
    About Frontier, every character is forgettable except of Klan and Michael. What a piece of shit that anime. I really don't want to remember it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:26 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    He talk about ranka lols, Ranka is a Hybrid zentran-human, Klank is zentran 100%, and is true Ranka and Alto ruined alot the series, Alto the dumbass naive char who have the most stupid reason to be a pilot, and Ranka, a moe who dont have any interesting except act like a moe to the fandom, be tons better a triangle about Sheryl-Michael-Klank or Ozma-sheryl-Cathy Glass.

    Pd: Miku? wtf are you talking lol, dont exist a char in macross who have that named? damm this lols of today my god.

    Pd2: Lol in this site any dumbass put + to a commentary whiout understand any, this site is near to be the new Yahoo answers.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:34 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I girly main character ruined it for me.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:36 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Spot on, sadly must chance are its getting a shittu moe character or two.

    Fucking moe is the cancer of anime.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:04 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    It would be amazing if they did a series about what happened to Hikaru, Misa and that colony ship that disppeared. There is so much that they could do.

    Hell imagine, that ship disappeared because it encountered a PROTOCULTURE ship


    Comment by Anonymous
    08:35 29/03/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    That would be quite ironic since Battletech copied a lot of its early mechs from Macross...

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    Comment by Pyrus
    08:30 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Or they could take a page out of Battletech & have the descendants of the crew come back to conquer for the restoration of peace, freedom, & idol-singing to humanity.

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    Comment by Rene
    06:18 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh you don't like moe? Well it fucking sells. Guess what they want to do? Sell.

    Get ready for pink Macross and an idol who rides it while singing. And the enemies will likely be some dipshit bug or boring creature.

    Bye Macross as we knew it! Bye great story telling and awesome characters!

    Hello moetard faggotry.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:14 31/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sex sells better.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:25 06/04/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    well,it was a red valkirye and an idol who rides it while singing an playing guitar.

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    Comment by MFK
    01:52 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    what ever it is, as long as it stay true to the macross spirit then i am content ...

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:30 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)


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    01:16 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Bard
    01:37 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    As long as Nekki Basara is in it, I'm happy.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:39 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Macross 2199?

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:48 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    hopefully they'll feature whatever happened to original Macross crew.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:33 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not likely. Its been a long time since Frontier was first announced and the one reason I was interested was to see if the girl chosen as Ranka, Megumi Nakajima, would become a rising star similar to Mari Iijima for the original series. Don't know how it turned out because I never got around to watching Frontier, partly because I had mix feelings for Macross Zero on whether it had the spirit of the series or was the antithesis of it: Seriously, I got so turned off by the final episode that not even Shadow Chronicles could outdo it.
    Speaking of final episode; if I remember correctly, is Frontier the one that people hated how it ended because of the "Choice-D" decision by the main guy character? By that I mean the guy had 4 choices: A)picks Girl 1, B)picks Girl 2, C)chooses Both Girls, & D)chooses Neither Girl.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:53 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    I hope they do something similar to this


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    Comment by Anonymous
    04:06 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    yus looking forward to next series!

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:54 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    i'm only looking foward to next series if they stop that idol-singing bullshit.

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    Comment by Pyrus
    08:21 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Macross can't be Macross if there are no idols to sing your enemies into friendship mode.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:55 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Macross is about defeating or demoralizing your enemy by overwhelming them with your own culture.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:33 28/03/2014 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now they just need to bring back Magipoka.

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