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?
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.
Popular eighties anime Macross is thirty-five this year, but the mash-up, the eight-five episodes American mix, is a few years short of that, but regardless, it won’t change anything and it certainly won’t stop Kids Logic’s series of Macross/Robotech collectibles from popping up in the market. Be warned though, these collectibles will coax your Benjamin …