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Anime and the Costs of Starting Battles

I think a lot of people who read my blog posts know how I feel about wars and fighting. I hate them. Not because they aren’t necessary sometimes,…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Yoko Kanno: Crafting the Songs of 90s Anime

Yoko Kanno is perhaps the definitive anime composer. Her soundtracks include Cowboy Bebop, Macross Plus, Porco Rosso, and many others!

90sanime.com

Review: THE VISION OF ESCAFLOWNE

 It's November, which means it's time once more for me to review some robot-centric manga.  While I may have exhausted all of the Evangelion...

The Manga Test Drive

Review: THE VISION OF ESCAFLOWNE

 It's November, which means it's time once more for me to review some robot-centric manga.  While I may have exhausted all of the Evangelion...

The Manga Test Drive

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Anime Series Like Symphogear

Under constant assault by an alien race called Noise, society doesn't know that the idol duo Zwei Wing use their songs to charge powerful weapons known as

Recommend Me Anime

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Finally, My Gateway to Macross! HG YF-19 (Macross Plus)

One of the mecha franchises I really want to get into, merch-wise, is Macross. However, the figures or model kits we have are either too large or too…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

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The Only 100 Anime You Need To Watch

100 Anime Recommendations These are the only 100 anime you need to see! Some of the old.. some of the new, I’m sure there are dozens that are perfect…

animebackwhen

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Super Dimension Century Orguss 02: A Whirlwind of an Adventure

Is This Really a Sequel? As a few people had read from here a few months back, Super Dimension Century Orguss is a series from a lot of…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Crunchyroll Expo 2022: Interview with SHIHORI

SHIHORI is a Japanese pop singer/songwriter, best known for her collaborations with Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in The Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Kohei Tanaka (One Piece).…

Beneath the Tangles

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The REAL History of 70s SUPER Robots

Use code "MERCURY" to get $5 off for your first #Sakuraco box through this link: https://team.sakura.co/Sakuraco-MercuryFalcon and first #TokyoTreat box through this link: https://team.tokyotreat.com/TokyoTreat-MercuryFalcon" For this month's theme, TokyoTreat…

MercuryFalcon

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Shattering the Old Baltimore Ceiling: Otakon 2022

Out of all fan conventions, I consider Otakon the one can’t-miss event. There’s certainly a sentimental component, as I’ve been attending for about 15 years at this point,…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Third Impact Anime Episode # 126 – Macross Frontier MOVIES: The False Songstress & The Wings of Farewell

Macross Frontier finally came to the states officially for the first time! Fathom Events and Big West brought us the two theatrical films The False Songstress and The…

Third Impact Anime

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#126 - Macross Frontier: The Movies | The False Songstress & The Wings of Farewell

Macross. Frontier. Movies. Here's a podcast about them. Show notes coming soon. Okay thanks, bye for now. If you enjoy this or any other episode, leave us a Rating and…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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Anime OVAs You Missed: Hyper Doll

https://myanimelist.net/profile/animebackwhen https://www.patreon.com/animebackwhen They willingly risk their lives for justice. Reincarnated within immortal bodies Crushing evil demons of the underworld If the dolls don’t do it.. Who will? Shit, it’s not my job. What’s up guys,…

animebackwhen

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Macross Frontier: The Wings of Farewell – A Passing of Generations

Macross and Theater Rambling Macross Frontier! Man, what a good film series. I’m so glad that I was able to watch these films in a theater. I hope…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Anime Limited announces upcoming release of Macross Plus on Blu-ray in North America, UK and Europe

Anime Limited is excited to present the home video release of the classic Macross title on Blu-ray! GLASGOW, JULY 01, 2022 –  Anime Limited is proud to announce…

All the Anime

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Macross Frontier: The Wings of Farewell

This rewrite of the final act of Macross Frontier changes a lot, but are the adjustments in service a better story?

Anime News Network - Views

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Flying under the radar: Macross Zero

In ongoing media franchises, one advantage of a prequel is that it can appeal to both long-standing fans and new viewers who can experience everything in chronological order. Macross Zero…

Spilled Pixels

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Macross Frontier: The False Songstress – Love and Bugs at the Cost of the World

I am rushing this post out a bit from my usual more relaxed sort of blogging schedule because it’s Macross and I want to talk about it now…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Macross Frontier: The False Songstress

Now screening in the U.S. for the first time, Macross Frontier: The False Songstress proves its larger-than-life idol, Sheryl, is still legendary for a reason.

Anime News Network - Views

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“Make it like a Hollywood Movie” - The Story of Macross Frontier Films' Official English Subtitles

Macross Frontier: The False Songstress and The Wings of Farewell have had official English subtitles for nearly a decade. Here's the story of a trio of fans and…

Anime News Network - Views

Anime World Order Show # 209 – So THIS is the Power of the Handle God

We’re picking another one from the Patreon request tier this time around, as Daryl reviews the 2009 series Basquash!, which despite being Satelight’s highly anticipated follow-up to Mac…

Anime World Order Podcast

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Ranking Retro Anime Watch Priority

List of anime: • Aim for the Ace • Akage no Anne • Akira • Angel’s Egg • Ashita no Joe • Barefoot Gen • Beck • Belladonna of Sadness • Berserk • Birdy the Mighty • Bubblegum Crisis •…

Anime Top Scholar

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Space Dimension Century Orguss: Did I Do that?

Macross. Macross is one of many bits of lightning caught in a bottle that was produced in the early 1980’s. I’m amazed that it happened, but I am…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Review: MARIONETTE GENERATION

Sometimes a character designer can successfully make the leap from animation to manga.  Today is an example of a beloved old-school designer...

The Manga Test Drive

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The Economics Behind the Golden Age of Anime

Many consider the Golden Age of Anime to encompass the late 70s to the late 80s. But what are the economics that led to this anime boom?

90sanime.com

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Which Macross Idols Sing It Better: Walküre or Sheryl Nome & Ranka Lee?

The “Macross 40th Anniversary Super Dimension Collab Album ‘Deculture Mixture’” was released last month in Japan. To put it simply, this album features Macross Delta’s Walküre singing the…

Biggest In Japan

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Mecha Never Dies - A Bandai Namco Story | Anime Studio Spotlight

Install Raid for Free ✅ IOS/ANDROID/PC: https://clcr.me/VcvPtK and get a special starter pack 💥 Available only for the next 30 days #ad Canipa takes a cynical look into the…

The Canipa Effect

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Healing the anime industry – The production of Healer Girl, Halloween Pajama and the role of JAniCA – Interview with Yasuhiro Irie

Director Yasuhiro Irie discusses the production of the original anime Healer Girl, Halloween Pajama and the activities of JAniCA.

Full Frontal

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Macross Plus: The Masterpiece Almost-fake Macross

How the influence of Shinichiro Watanabe and Keiko Nobumoto makes Macross Plus a somewhat different creature from the rest of its franchise

Soul Kitchen

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Macross Plus OVA vs. Movie: Part 2

Heavy Spoilers: Second part of comparing the Macros Plus OVA vs. the Movie The movie jumps directly post this to Isamu getting scolded by Millard and getting banned…

Soul Kitchen

February 1991Pt. 2 Protoculture Addicts Fan Magazine

  Protoculture Addicts No. 11.  FEBRUARY 1991  NADIA, HARLOCK, COMIC PREVIEW, TFOS: Macross Characters. Protoculture Addicts – The Anime & M...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

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Macross, Too: Shoji Kawamori’s Return to Macross

After years of swearing off sequels, Shoji Kawamori returned to Macross with not one, but two new Macross projects in simultaneous production.

ZIMMERIT – Anime | Manga | Garage Kits | Doujin

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Macross Plus OVA vs. Movie: 1 #Mechamarch2022

Macross Plus OVA vs. Movie 1: Comparing the beginning of the Macross Plus OVA versus the Movie, character introductions and beginning

Soul Kitchen

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Macross Plus OVA vs. Movie: #Mechamarch2022

Comparing Macross Plus movie and OVA sequence by sequence to look at differences in focus, themes, character representation etc.

Soul Kitchen

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KYOTO VIDEO 100TH EPISODE ANNOUNCEMENT

Opening song is "I Miss You" by ローマンRoman and マクロスMACROSS 82-99 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3goXxaeksFY Subscribe to KaiserBeamz for the latest episodes of KYOTO VIDEO and more: https://www.youtube.com/kaiserbeamz Donate to my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kaiserbeamz KB is…

KaiserBeamz

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The Macross Plus Series: Introduction

Macross Plus is something I definitely wanted to cover at some point so it seemed a fitting follow-up to Cowboy Bebop considering this was Bebop’s immediate unofficial predecessor.…

Soul Kitchen

Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: Missing 99

Choujikuu Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ( Superdimensional Romanesque Samy: MISSING 99 ) is a 1986 sci-fi fantasy that makes no sense along m...

Collectr's Blog

More Old-school Anime Valentines!

  Another year of old-school anime Valentine cards!  Yes, I’m back again this year with more cheesy puns for your Valentine needs.  Save & p...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Best of Anime 2021

Yes I did watch Anime this year. Patreon: http://www.Patreon.com/Gigguk Intro Music: macross 82-99, fun tonight Some Anime OST Covers used by Samuel Kim Music: Star Wars: Visions: https://youtu.be/9LbL2555SXk JJBA Jolyne Theme: https://youtu.be/SG90tHM1twQ Edited…

Gigguk

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#118 - Fate/Zero

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and/or Saturday with your friends and loved ones! To celebrate the holiday season, we're covering an entry in the long…

Third Impact Anime Podcast

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TheOASG Podcast Episode 138: There’s Much To Discuss Before Christmas

Justin and Helen have much to discuss in anime and manga before 2021 ends in this week's episode of It's Not My Fault TheOASG Podcast Is Not Popular!

TheOASG

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Keiko Nobumoto and the Inescapable Past

After leaving a Macross Plus viewing on Tuesday night, I just feel like it is time to talk about one of the more underrated people behind anime series…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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[5 – Macross Plus] can’t get you out of my head

Koji Morimoto, a director of the abstract, makes an indelible mark on Shinichirō Watanabe’s Macross Plus. I’d already seen his work for the OVAs, but actually watching it…

Catch a Falling Star

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Brief Connections: A Nobumoto Keiko Career Retrospective

One of the benefits to a creator having worked on so few projects is it becomes much simpler to look through their body of work to find common…

Anime Feminist

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Macross Plus Movie Edition (Theatrical Release, 2021)

When three former friends reunite seven years after a horrific falling out, their pent up emotions threaten to spill out beyond the bounds of their tattered friendship and…

Anime News Network - Views

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SPEAKERPODCAST EP.146 – W.W.M!

This episode we're joined by Craig "The Scream Man" to talk about all those shiny new toys recently announced at the Macross Galactic Launch Ceremony 2

DecultureShock

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Animated in Akiba - An Otaku Fairy Tale

Animated in Akiba is an urban fantasy story about an anime fan who works in Akiba having an amazing adventure. It is from my book, Tokyo Int...

Tokyo Excess