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Macross Frontier

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Macross Frontier or Macross F (マクロスF (フロンティア)) is a science fiction space drama anime series. It is the third TV series of the popular Macross universe and was released to celebrate the franchise's 25th anniversary. The anime is animated by Satelight studio, directed by Kawamori Shouji and music written by Kanno Yoko. It was aired every Thursday at 25:25 on MBS from April 3rd to September 25th, 2008. The anime is notable for its musical succession with all related CDs debuted on the Oricon weekly charts top 10 and made to the Oricon 2008 Top 100. In total, Macross Frontier related CDs sold around 1 million copies in Japan and its first volume is the best selling Blu-ray disc of 2008 in Japan.

Macross Frontier also was adapted into three manga series: "Macross F", "Macross F Chou Jikuu Uta Miko Ranka (マクロスF 超次空歌巫女ランカ; Super Dimensional Singing Priestess Ranka)" and "Macross F Dakishimete, Ginga no Hate Made. (マクロスF 抱きしめて、銀河の果てまで。; Hold on, Till the End of the Universe.)"; and a light novel series.

Story

In the year 2059, 47 years after the original Super Dimension Fortress Macross, on the Macross Frontier, Saotome Alto, a teenager boy meets Ranka Lee, a shy girl who want to become a singer and Sheryl Nome, the "Galactic Fairy" from Macross Galaxy who is on her galaxy live tour. While sailing in its long journey in search of a new habitable planet, the Macross Frontier was attack by extra terrest monsters called Varja, the accident involves the three of them and their wheels of fate begins to turn. The anime focuses on the war between humans and Varja to protect the Frontier and the love triangle between Alto, Sheryl and Ranka along with the mystical power carried by Ranka.

Staffs

Cast

Movie

A theatrical version was announced during the broadcast of the last episode of Macross Frontier. It was later revealed to have two part, re-telling the story in a different point of view. The first movie was titled Macross Frontier ~Itsuwari no Utahime~ (劇場版 マクロスF 虚空歌姫 ~イツワリノウタヒメ~; Macross Frontier the Movie ~The False Songstress~) and was scheduled to be released in Summer 2009 but was later pushed to November 21, 2009. It featured an edited story and new music. A second movie titled Macross Frontier ~Sayonara no Tsubasa~ (マクロスF ~サヨナラノツバサ~; Macross Frontier the Movie ~Wings of Farewell~) was also announced during the release of the first movie.

Music

Discography

Singles

Albums

Drama CD

DVD

Songs List

Episode # Opening Theme Ending Theme Insert Song(s)
Title Artist Title Artist Title Artist
Deculture Edition - - Ai Oboete Imasu ka -Deculture Edition size- Nakajima Megumi Iteza☆Gogo Kuji Don't be late May'n
What 'bout my star? May'n
Yack
Deculture
Edition
Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Iteza☆Gogo Kuji Don't be late May'n
What 'bout my star? May'n
Choujikuu Hanten Nyan Nyan Nakajima Megumi
1 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Aimo Nakajima Megumi Iteza☆Gogo Kuji Don't be late May'n
What 'bout my star? May'n
Choujikuu Hanten Nyan Nyan Nakajima Megumi
2 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Totsugeki Love Heart FIRE BOMBER
Diamond Crevasse ~ Tenbou Kouen Nite May'n & Nakajima Megumi
3 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Aimo Nakajima Megumi
4 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n SMS Shoutai no Uta ~ Ano Musume wa Alien SMS no Minna
Watashi no Kare wa Pilot -MISS MACROSS 2059- Nakajima Megumi
5 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Uchuu Kyoudaibune Dokugawa Kiichirou
What 'bout my star?@Formo Nakajima Megumi
6 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Diamond Crevasse May'n
7 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Aimo Nakajima Megumi Diamond Crevasse May'n
Iteza☆Gogo Kuji Don't be late May'n
Infinity #7 May'n & Nakajima Megumi
8 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Ninjiin Loves you yeah! Nakajima Megumi
Aimo Nakajima Megumi
9 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Neko Nikki Nakajima Megumi
10 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Aimo ~ Tori no Hito Nakajima Megumi Aimo Nakajima Megumi
11 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Neko Nikki Nakajima Megumi Choujikuu Hanten Nyan Nyan Nakajima Megumi
12 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Ai Oboete Imasu ka -Deculture Edition size- Nakajima Megumi Seikan Hikou Nakajima Megumi
Aimo Nakajima Megumi
Neko Nikki Nakajima Megumi
13 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n SMS Shoutai no Uta ~ Ano Musume wa Alien SMS no Minna
14 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse May'n Haha to Ko Ranka no Aimo Nakajima Megumi & Sakamoto Maaya
15 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Diamond Crevasse 50/50 Nakajima Megumi & May'n Welcome To My FanClub's Night! May'n
What 'bout my star? May'n
Infinity #7 May'n & Nakajima Megumi
Choujikuu Hanten Nyan Nyan Nakajima Megumi
What 'bout my star?@Formo May'n & Nakajima Megumi
16 Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Northern Cross May'n SMS Shoutai no Uta ~ Ano Musume wa Alien SMS no Minna
Aimo O.C. Nakajima Megumi
17 Seikan Hikou Nakajima Megumi Northern Cross May'n Seikan Hikou Nakajima Megumi
MY SOUL FOR YOU FIRE BOMBER
TRY AGAIN FIRE BOMBER
18 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Northern Cross May'n Aimo O.C. Nakajima Megumi
Sheryl no Aimo May'n
Ai.Oboete Imasu ka -Deculture Edition size- Nakajima Megumi
Seikan Hikou Nakajima Megumi
Aimo Nakajima Megumi
Ninjiin Loves you yeah! Nakajima Megumi
19 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Triangler Sakamoto Maaya Bobby no Ninjin Tou. Kenta Miyake
Seikan Hikou Nakajima Megumi
What 'bout my star?@Formo Nakajima Megumi
Anata no Oto Nakajima Megumi
20 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Shinkuu no Diamond Crevasse May'n Anata no Oto Nakajima Megumi
Aimo O.C. Nakajima Megumi
21 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Ao no Ether Nakajima Megumi Aimo Nakajima Megumi
22 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Northern Cross May'n Yousei May'n
23 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Northern Cross May'n Brera to Ko Ranka no Aimo Nakajima Megumi
24 Lion May'n & Nakajima Megumi Northern Cross May'n Brera to Ko Ranka no Aimo Nakajima Megumi
Iteza☆Gogo Kuji Don't be late May'n
Aimo Nakajima Megumi
Ai.Oboete Imasu ka ~ bless the little queen Nakajima Megumi
25 - - Triangler (fight on stage) May'n & Nakajima Megumi Ai.Oboete Imasu ka ~ bless the little queen Nakajima Megumi
Northern Cross May'n
Anata no Oto Nakajima Megumi
Totsugeki Love Heart FIRE BOMBER
Nyan Nyan Service Medley May'n, Nakajima Megumi & Sakamoto Maaya

Movie

Macross Frontier ~Itsuwari no Utahime~

Ending Theme
Insert Songs

Episode List

Episode List
# Title Release Date
1 Close Encounter (クロース・エンカウンター) 2008.04.03
2 Hard Chase (ハード・チェイス) 2008.04.10
3 On Your Marks (オン・ユア・マークス) 2008.04.17
4 Miss Macross (ミス・マクロス) 2008.04.24
5 Star Date (スター・デイト) 2008.05.01
6 Bye Bye Sheryl (バイバイ・シェリル) 2008.05.08
7 First Attack (ファースト・アタック) 2008.05.15
8 High School Queen (ハイスクール・クイーン) 2008.05.22
9 Friendly Fire (フレンドリー・ファイア) 2008.05.29
10 Legend of Zero (レジェンド・オブ・ゼロ) 2008.06.05
11 Missing Birthday (ミッシング・バースデー) 2008.06.19
12 Fastest Delivery (ファステスト・デリバリー) 2008.06.26
13 Memory of Global (メモリー・オブ・グローバル) 2008.07.03
14 Mother's Lullaby (マザーズ・ララバイ) 2008.07.10
15 Lost Peace (ロスト・ピース) 2008.07.17
16 Ranka Attack (ランカ・アタック) 2008.07.24
17 Goodbye, Sister (グッバイ・シスター) 2008.07.31
18 Fold Fame (フォールド・フェーム) 2008.08.07
19 Triangler (トライアングラー) 2008.08.14
20 Diamond Crevasse (ダイアモンド・クレバス) 2008.08.21
21 Ao no Ether (蒼のエーテル; Azure Ether) 2008.08.28
22 Northern Cross (ノーザン・クロス) 2008.09.04
23 True Begin (トゥルビギン) 2008.09.11
24 Last Frontier (ラスト・フロンティア) 2008.09.18
25 Anata no Oto (アナタノオト; Your Sound) 2008.09.25

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