Forget about the life-size Gundam that walks and kneels because we just discovered another anime machine in real life that is equally cool if not even more cool. Folks, this is the self-transforming Robotech VF-1S Valkyrie by Chinese artist Shiqian Sun.
One of the most iconic spaceships from the Macross universe would be the SDF-1. SDF is short for Super Dimension Fortress which is also the name of the anime in Japan, which is Super Dimension Fortress Macross. But for American viewers, and viewers in some parts of Asia, SDF-1 was known to be in Robotech, …
If you haven’t already heard, Bandai Namco Film Works is celebrating 40 years of Japanese sci-fi anime Macross and commemorating the 15th anniversary of Macross Frontier anime, which was aired in Japan in 2008 with a Blu-ray box set, Macross F Blu-ray Box.
The market is not lacking of Robotech/Macross toys and as an owner of a number of them, I can confidently tell you they are hardly play-durable. The quality was anything but desirable. But I am hopeful that Threezero will make it right with the newly revealed ThreeZero Robotech ROBO-DOU VF-1J Veritech (Rick Hunter) since the …
Transformers fans who are old enough may know that the original G1 Jetfire toy was actually a redeco of the Macross VF-1S Super Valkyrie toy made by Takatoku Toys. If that era brings back fond memories, then you will be glad that Kitz Concept, is releasing a limited edition 1/72 VF-1S God Of Flame in …
Good news super fans of mecha and all-thing sci-fi anime, Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition has arrived. OK. We lied. It is good news only if you have a Nintendo Switch or intend to buy one because, the video game has just quietly appeared on Australian Switch eShop.
Here’s a LEGO Ideas submission that is sure to tug the heartstrings of those grew up in the 70s and 80s. What you see here is the VR-052 Ride-Armor aka Battle Cyclone inspired by 80s cartoon series, Robotech, by LEGO Ideas member daikoncat. Pretty wild, right?
Here’s an upcoming that no self-respecting Super Dimension Fortress Macross fans should miss. Part of Bandai’s DX Chogokin series, the DX Chogokin First Ltd Ed VF-1S Valkyrie Roy Focker Special features a robot head sculpt that is more faithful to its TV appearance and it comes with a miniature figure of Captain Roy Focker.
Growing up watching Macross and subsequently, the American version Robotech anime series, I am naturally excited and at the same time, frustrated with this new collectible from the anime series. It is a 1/24 scale Macross VF-1 Valkyrie, the fighter mecha with an abundance of details. That’s the exciting part.
There’s no lacking of talented LEGO builders who are a major fan of epic Japanese anime Macross. Over the years, these LEGO enthusiasts/Macross fans had created countless LEGO iterations of the Macross SDF-1 Fortress Spaceship, but there was one from seven years ago that absolutely blew my mind.