Cho Jiku Yosai Macross

Japanese name: Cho Jiku Yosai Macross
Japanese name: 超時空要塞マクロス
English name: Super Dimension Fortress Macross; Robotech
Dates: October 3, 1982-June 26, 1983
Broadcast time: Sunday, 14:00-14:30 (2:00-2:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 36
Animation Studio: Tatsunoko Productions
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Mainichi Broadcast System (MBS)
Creator(s): Studio Nue staff with Artland staff
Series Director: Noboru Ishiguro
Episode Director(s): Noboru Ishiguro
Producer(s): Akira Inoue
Planning: Kenichi Matsuzaki (series composition), Yoshimasa Ohnishi
Writer(s): Kenichi Matsuzaki (script supervisor), Noboru Ishiguro, Sukehiro Tomita
Art Director: Kikuko Tada, Kazuko Katsui
Art Design: Atsuko Yui (color coordinator), Masato Kitagawa (color coordinator), Michiru Yoshida (color coordinator)
Character Designer(s): Haruhiko Mikimoto, Kazutaka Miyatake (mecha), Shoji Kawamori (mecha)
Animator(s): Haruhiko Mikimoto (director), Toshihiro Hirano (director), Hideji Suzuki (director), Ichiro Itano (mecha director), Hideaki Anno
Sound: Yasunori Honda (director)
Voice Actors
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Genre(s): adventure, romance, science fiction, space travel, alien invaders, giant robots, war, music
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Note(s): This was broadcast as part of the United States series, Robotech: The Macross Saga (1986). It was continued by Macross 7 (1994). It is also related to several oav series.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Cho Jiku Yosai Macross go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: May 30, 2009
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