Category Archives: Macross

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YACK DECULTURE! Lynn Minmay Did NOT Sing “Do You Remember Love?”

It’s a strange thing to write, as a devoted Macross fan, and an irredeemable Minmay fan, on the eve of the fictional date of the Armstice between the Human and Zentreadi forces on September 11, 2009 – but only if … Continue reading

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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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Ranka Lee & Her Genealogy of Hate; Or, Happy Merry Christmas Without You

One of the things I find both infuriating, yet fascinating is the amount of hate that exists for Ranka Lee, a fictional character from the recently concluded Macros Frontier saga. The informal measure (as this is not a scholarly exercise, … Continue reading

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12 Moments of Anime 2011: Bye Bye Sheryl (Macross Frontier Sayonara no Tsubasa)

[Moment the Ninth: Roboworld Trolled Into An Heroism (Redline)] The ambiguity is put to rest about the resolution of Macross Frontier’s infamous love triangle. This alone is enough to make it one of the moments of the year. But there’s … Continue reading

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Macross Frontier as Mecha Anime—The 7th of 6 Posts on The Wings of Farewell

I wrote a series of 6 posts on the final Macross Frontier film and realized too late that I had said nothing about it as robot anime. Sure, the Macross franchise is built on love stories set against the backdrop … Continue reading

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