Macross Gets New TV Anime in 2018, 35th Anniversary Project
Macross Delta‘s second “Walkūre ga Tomaranai” concert in Yokohama ended on Sunday with several announcements for the 35th anniversary of the science-fiction romance anime franchise Macross, including a new television anime in 2018. The Sunday concert will be available on home video, and a “super dimension visual (eizō) project” is in planning for this year to mark the 35th anniversary.
“Walkūre ga Tomaranai,” the second set of concerts for Macross Delta‘s real-life and in-story idol group Walkūre, ran at the Yokohama Arena on Saturday and Sunday. It featured several guests, including Melody Chubak (the singing voice of Macross Delta‘s Heinz), Megumi Nakajima (Macross Frontier‘s Ranka Lee), Yūma Uchida (Macross Delta‘s Hayate Immelmann), and Asami Seto (Macross Delta‘s Mirage Farina Jenius).
The franchise began in 1982 with The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a television anime series with themes of a love triangle, music, and transforming fighter planes. It spawned three more television series (Macross 7. Macross Frontier, and Macross Delta), several theatrical films (starting with The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?), and several video series (including Macross II, Macross Plus, Macross Dynamite 7, and Macross Zero). Macross Delta ran from April to September of last year, after a preview of the first episode in 2015.