Macross (マクロス, Makurosu) is a Japanese science-fiction media franchise created by famed mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori. A classic space opera and one of the first real robot anime following Mobile Suit Gundam. The series is well known for the music and love-triangles in its plots.
Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982-3)Edit
An alien spacecraft crashes on Earth, humanity rebuilds the vessel, on its maiden voyage, the Zentradi track it down because it actually belongs to their enemies and attack the ceremony, the crew try to escape by jumping to the Moon but unaware how to make a fold jump, they transport themselves to the outskirts of the solar system and must make their way back by conventional means, all this while battling Zentradi. The show also tells the love triangle between pilot Hikaru, his superior officer, Misa Hayase and a girl his rescued who is a rising song artist.
Macross: Do You Remember Love? (1984)Edit
Retelling of the original television series, retconned in macross 7 as an in-universe movie (like a war drama that's loosely based on true events; Space War I)
- Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012 from 1987
- Macross: The First from 2009 to present, manga alt retell of SDF
Macross II from (1992)Edit
OVA sequel set in the Do You Remember Love? timeline, although it involved the sponsors (Big West), the animation wasn't done with the original creator; Shoji Kawamori and the staff at Studio Nue and it is considered a parallel universe, not part of the official timeline.
Macross Plus (August 1994 - June 1995)Edit
Macross Plus: International Version (1995)Edit
Macross 7 (October 1994 - September 1995)Edit
Macross Plus: Movie Edition (1995)Edit
Macross 7: Trash Manga (October 1994 - May 2001)Edit
Macross 7: The Galaxy Is Calling Me (September 1995)Edit
Macross 7: Encore (December 1995)Edit
Macross Dynamite 7 (1997-8)Edit
Macross Zero (2002-4)Edit
Prequel to Super Dimension Fortress
Macross Frontier (2007-2008)Edit
- Macross Frontier The Movie: The False Diva in 2009
- Macross Frontier Movie: The Wings of Goodbye from 2011, sequel to False Diva
- Macross The Ride from 2010-11 (12 episodes) a prequel to Frontier, which would follow SDF instead of it, a midquel
- Macross FB 7: Ore no Uta o Kike, from October 2012, new sequel crosses over Dynamite and Frontier characters
Macross 30: The Voice that Connects the Galaxy (February 2013)Edit
Made to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the franchise, all characters, mecha etc. appear from the official timeline.
Macrosss Delta Δ (2016)Edit