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Pre-2000s Anime With Multi-Channel Audio

This list is a work in-progress. I don’t care that much about “home theater” setups myself but I figured this would be a helpful list to make as…

Genga Land

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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

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Music from the popular Macross series available worldwide from November 21!

The Macross series, which is known for its Valkyrie VF mecha action, its love triangle subplots, and most importantly, its use of music as a key story element,…

Anime Evo

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The 5 Best Anime Films of 2021

With plenty of big-name sequels and stand-alone blockbusters, 2021 was a good year for anime feature films. Here are my picks for the best of the best.  

Biggest In Japan

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Anime Review 222 Genesis Climber MOSPEADA

I can’t believe it has been two months since I started this Macross project. The Macross project may not be over just yet as I’m watching other Macross…

TakaTempest Reviews

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Anime Review 209 Macross Do You Remember Love? Part 2 out of 5

In October of 1982 Macross aired on Japanese television for the first time. It became an instant classic, the Macross toy lines sold very well, people were impressed…

TakaTempest Reviews

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Mother: Saigo no Shoujo Eve

Here's another project whose antecedents are lost in the mists of time: an English subtitled version of the 1993 sci-fi movie Mother: Saigo ...

Collectr's Blog

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Anime Review 221 Super Dimension Century Orguss

It’s finally time to talk about the next and final instalment of the Super Dimension Trilogy. Super Dimension Century Orguss. Unlike Macross and Southern Cross where they still…

TakaTempest Reviews

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13 Old School Anime Worth Remembering (and Watching)

There are a lot of feelings about modern anime, but it is a medium that has never been larger and more widely available. We are also entirely spoiled…

Recommend Me Anime

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From Daicon to IV Mad Max – Interview with Mahiro Maeda [Archive, July 2016]

Interview with Studio Khara's Mahiro Maeda done July 2016. He discusses his encounter with Hideaki Anno and the abandoned Mad Max anime

Full Frontal

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The New Macross Delta Movie Answers the Franchise’s Biggest Mystery

Since 1987, Macross fans have been wondering what happened to the heroes of the original Macross series. Now, with the release of Macross Delta: Zettai LIVE !!!!!!, we…

Biggest In Japan

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Gekijō-ban Macross Delta: Zettai LIVE!!!!!!

Zettai LIVE!!!!!! perfectly understands that when it's time to go big, you ought to go ham.

Anime News Network - Views

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The Magic of Shinichiro Watanabe’s Anime in the 90s

Hailed as one of the greatest anime directors of all time, Shinichiro Watanabe deserves some credit for anime's global popularity.

90sanime.com

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Anime Review 210 Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross

Super Dimensional Cavalry Southern Cross has an interesting legacy to it. It was the second show that was chosen to be part of the unofficial trilogy of show’s…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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Anime Review 209 The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Part 1 out of 5

Mobile Suit Gundam is one of the most influential anime ever made. It was the show that kicked off the real robot genre as every show prior to…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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SPEAKERPODCAST EP.144 – The New(s) 75!

With Macross Delta Zettai LIVE!!!!!! rapidly approaching (we think?), announcements for everything from key visuals to toys are starting to drop. This

DecultureShock

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Beyond Our Reality

A small amount of time ago, I wrote an article about how some shows build a believable world. You can read that post here. In the post in…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Daicon III’s 40th Anniversary

The convention that changed anime kicked off on August 22, 1981.

ZIMMERIT – Anime | Manga | Garage Kits | Doujin

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Making A World Feel Real

If you have noticed, every week that I’ve done for a while has some sort of connecting theme in it. Some are just as basic as being just…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Macross 7 – The Power of Rock

I write this post with lots of happiness and yet, lots of sadness. Both for the same reason. By watching Macross 7, I have officially watched all the…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Vivy: Fluorite Eye’s Song Review

“On the back of 100 years of worldbuilding and constant back-and-forths in Vivy’s development across time, the sheer content that Vivy managed to stuff into 13 episodes should…

SpaceWhales Anime Blog

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The Obscurities in the Western Connection Catalogue: “Ladius”

Release Date: 30 April 1995 Format: PAL VHS, Japanese Dialogue with English Subtitles Runtime: 48 mins Catalogue Number: WEST042 Jap...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Sayla Mass and Lynn Minmay: Women Who Shaped The History of Mecha

The mecha genre has always been known for its strong women, though Lynn Minmay and Sayla Mass blazed paths for lovers and fighters, alike.

Anime Herald

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Macross Frontier

How to mix drama, love triangles and mechas.

Zanikuro

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Macross Frontier

How to mix drama, love triangles and mechas.

Zanikuro

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Takashi Nakamura spotlight

Yoshinori Kanada might be the most influential Japanese animator, but he isn’t the only one whose work revolutionized anime. Almost as important as him is Takashi Nakamura. Nakamura…

Animétudes

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Macross and What is a Genre?

It feels like every single one of my weekend posts are responses onto twitter recently, so here is another one. I remember recently that there was a spittle…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Macross Delta: Singing and Weapons of War

Right now, writing about Macross Delta is strange to me on a lot of levels. For starters, I started Macross 7 at the beginning of the year and…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Space Battleship Yamato (2010) [Film Review]

Space Battleship Yamato; or, The Stars My Destination      Even a single gleam in the dark, even the slightest chance… let us use that as a ...

Watching Asia Film Reviews

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The Super Dimensional Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012

I have not even mentioned or talked about it on here yet, but some huge announcements about Macross have appeared recently between Big West, Funimation, and Harmony Gold.…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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PODCAST: Vivy Fluorite Eye’s Song Episodes 1-5

Stream the pod via Spotify Livestream VOD There is no fate but what we make, and so our Patrons have thusly chosen! For this round of Second Stream…

warui deshou

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SPEAKERPODCAST EP.141 – Interesting Times

To say that the last month has been an interesting one for Macross fans would be an understatement. This episode of the SpeakerPODcast, we visit an Ani

DecultureShock

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MinMAY: Ogiue Maniax Status Update for May 2021

There’s a lot going on in the world that seems out of strangest dreams and nightmares, but within the specific realm of anime fandom, the big news has…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Toshihiro Hirano and AIC studio

As I mentioned in the previous article about Graviton, the OVA boom was very much carried by small structures and the overlapping nets of connections made by their…

Animétudes

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The Origins of Mecha: The 1980s, Part 2: Beyond Macross

Anime Commentary continues their history of the mecha genre with look at icons that defined the 1980s scene beyond Gundam and Macross.

Anime Herald

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Artist spotlight: Shôichi Masuo

With this third artist spotlight dedicated to Shôichi Masuo, I’ll start analyzing the works of some animators who are not prominently affiliated with the Kanada school or style.…

Animétudes

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Graviton, Gainax, and the Itano school

Among all the artists influenced by Yoshinori Kanada, Ichirô Itano is probably one of the most important. And yet, he is never considered a Kanada-style animator, most likely…

Animétudes

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From lolicon to moe: the adventures of the bishoujo

Japanese otaku fans are often associated with two controversial concepts: lolicon and moe. Outside of otaku circles, both terms are associated with some sort of abnormal attraction for…

Full Frontal

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B.B. Fish

There just aren't enough anime about scuba diving. Yes, there was Grand Blue , but it was primarily a gross-out comedy. And there was Amanch...

Collectr's Blog

Omonomono Newsletter, Apr. 12 Update

Sign up for these as emails here. Talking about Gundam and Macross in 2021 feels quaint, but such is the world we live in. Omonomono Newsletter, 2021-04-05 This…

Omonomono

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Hideaki Anno’s Macross Movie Production Comic

As an up-and-coming young animator, Hideaki Anno worked on big animated films like Nausicaä and Macross: Do You Remember Love? For a brief time in 1984, he had…

ZIMMERIT – Anime | Manga | Garage Kits | Doujinshi

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RahXephon does NOT equal Evangelion

I am writing this post in the hope of ending a needless and futile debate. I’m writing it knowing that I’m talking about the anime community, and unnecessary…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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(Original Story Data Files) Arc Incidents Chapter 3: Data Files: Noah 3 Stats

So a funny story about this. When I was thinking about the statistics of my Noah 3 Ship I originally thought of the SDF Macross because that is…

Mechanical Anime Reviews