Category Archives: SDF Macross

The Legacy of Robotech in Macross

Pssst ghostlighting, don’t you have it backwards? Do I, really? Of course, strictly speaking Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber Mospaeda all existed prior to Robotech and it was the work of Carl Macek … Continue reading

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Cho Jikuu Yosai Macross 33-36: The End of The Triangle

I will end this post on a rather dark note, because having finished this rewatch I’ve seen more of this understated darkness than ever. It is dark, but not grim, and so it escapes the viewers too fixated on the … Continue reading

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The Race For Fail: Cho Jikuu Yosai Macross Eps 29-32

The show is deservedly praised for being one of the few narratives to boldly depict a post-war story where the war actually happened in the beginning of the narrative. But why? What’s really inside these episodes that extended this series … Continue reading

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A Dichotomy of Protagonists: Kawamori Shoji Presents Something to Chew On

[SPOILERS FOR MACROSS] Kawamori Shoji, creator of the Macross franchise said that in Super Dimension Fortress Macross/Macross: Do You Remember Love? “(Hikaru is the hero) Misa is the heroine, Minmay is the star.” I always thought of this as rather … Continue reading

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Cho Jikuu Yosai Macross 25-28: Where Kawamori Put His Money Where His Mouth Is

This arc is the answer to the question: “What is Macross?” Kawamori Shoji, series creator described the show as a “love triangle set against the backdrop of great battles.” While this is only the creator’s own reading or claim about … Continue reading

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