A new splinter race of the Zentraedi show up: the Marduk. While the Zentraedi were defeated by Lynn Minmay's music, the Marduk have their own singers (emulators), spur their soldiers into ... See full summary »
Less than a year after the war between the Macross 7 Fleet and the Protodeviln, Basara leaves Fire Bomber and travels to the planet Zola. There, he meets a girl named Elma, who is a big fan... See full summary »
A nightmarish combination of cybernetics and psychic potential. At its core: the tortured souls of 2 human beings. Many desire to control this monstrosity, but can its hatred be contained? ... See full summary »
The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before ... See full summary »
The story takes place in 1999, the Year of Destiny, and the beginning of the end of the world. The future of the universe rests on one young man, Kamui Shiro, who must destroy either the ... See full summary »
Taking place one year before the Zentraedi arrive on Earth, Macross Zero chronicles the final days of the war between the U.N. Spacy and anti-U.N. factions. After being shot down by the ... See full summary »
In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries fifty thousand refugees within its hold as it returns to Earth pursued by giant humanoid ... See full summary »
Flash Back 2012 is Minmay's farewell concert. Featuring some of her best songs, the music is performed over various scenes and events taken from the first Macross television series as well ... See full summary »
Taking place in 2059 A.D., Macross Frontier chronicles the events of the 25th Frontier fleet, located near the center of the Galaxy. The Frontier comes under attack by a mysterious and ... See full summary »
A new splinter race of the Zentraedi show up: the Marduk. While the Zentraedi were defeated by Lynn Minmay's music, the Marduk have their own singers (emulators), spur their soldiers into battle. A reporter name Hibiki Kanzaki captures a Marduk emulator, Ishtar, while reporting on a battle, and proceeds to teach her of the happy-happy fun-fun nature of peace & love, which she shares with the rest of her people. Written by
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At the time, Shoji Kawamori had no interest in doing any more followups to SDF Macross, although Big West and Bandai pressed him to. In the end, they decided to do it themselves. Studio Nue was not involved, and of the original staff, only Haruhiko Mikimoto (the character designer) and one of the original screenwriters actually signed onto the project. See more »
The English sign on the Information kiosk at Culture Park Plaza is misspelled 'Infomation'. See more »
Macross II is a great film for any Anime lover, especially those who know the Macross series (Robotech lovers will also find this movie very excellent!).
The music in this movie is beautiful. If you know the Macross series, and remember Lynn Minmei, then you know why. If not, a quick history lesson: civilization makes music, and it is music that won the first Macross war. Throughout this movie, music is used as a weapon, for romance, for civilization... If it wasn't top-notch, this movie might have failed. But it didn't; the music made this movie worth watching alone.
The dramatic scenes are also top-notch. The characters in this movie are nearly real. Certainly, some of the secondary characters are wooden, but it is easily overlooked because the main characters are so believable! The last episode of this movie contains one of the most moving scenes in Anime, but I won't spoil it for you.
Finally, the mecha combat is amazing. It is truly exciting and fast, and will definately get your adrenaline flowing. While the combat scenes are amazing, they aren't overdone; this movie is about a /story/.
I truly believe that if you wanted to see some really good Anime, or are just getting interested in Anime, watch this movie. It will become the measuring stick by which all other Anime is measured!
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