Macross Series and Mecha Collection of Fighters from Bandai
With the name of Macross (Makurosu) we refer to a series of science fiction mecha anime, created by Shōji Kawamori of Studio Nue in 1982. The whole series consists of three TV series, four movies, six OVAs, one light novel and five manga series. Moreover, by the term of Macross we refer to the main capital (or most important) ship in the fleet. This theme began in the original Macross, the SDF-1 Macross. There are also many interesting and intriguing keywords such as Overtechnology which refers to the scientific advances discovered in an alien starship (Alien Star Ship – One later renamed Super Dimension Fortress – One Macross) that crashed on South Ataria island. Then, by using the wrecks of this ship as rough blue print and helped by reverse engineering methodology, the Earth was able to create the mecha (variable fighters and destroids), faster-than-light space fold drive for starships and other advanced technologies that the series features.
Nowadays, it is possible to purchase the Mecha Collection, that is, accurate scale models of these starships and mecha macross fighters. Bandai is one of manufacturers more active developing these scale models for the fans. Here I write down some of them which are available: