Web Links

SDF Macross Origin Stories

The web address below links to an excellent short article about the origins of SDF Macross posted 3/29/2019 from a website titled Zimmerit. The article is written by Sean O’Mara, the creator of the Zimmerit website. The link below was active as of 9/27/2019.

The web address below links to a 2015 interview with Shoji Kawamori discussing the creation of Macross. The link below was active as of 11/22/2019.

The web address below links to a 2008 article about the origins of Macross. The link below was active as of 11/22/2019.

Robotech Origin Stories

The web address below links to a 2015 article about the origins of Robotech. The link below was active as of 11/22/2019.

The web address below links to a 2013 article about the origins of Robotech. The link below was active as of 11/22/2019.

SDF Macross and Robotech Rewatches and Episode Guides

Macross Franchise

The web address below links to Macross World which has excellent forums and general information about Macross. The link below was active as of 10/8/2019.

The web address below links to a Macross wiki and was active as of 10/11/2019.

The web address below links to the Wikipedia Category page for Macross. The link below was active as of 10/11/2019.

The web address below links to a YouTube Channel titled Macross. It contains almost all Macross content with English subtitles or dubbing. There is an occasional missing episode. The link below was active as of 9/11/2020.

The web address below links to the Macross Mecha Manual. It is a very professional resource with an interesting list of Macross Books in the Books section and a timeline in the Macross Technical Manual section. The link below was active as of 10/6/2019.

http://www.macross2.net/m3/m3.html

The web address below links to a list of Japanese language Macross print publications. The link was active as of 6/23/2020.

The web address below links to a Macross Facebook page. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to the Macross Compendium. This link has good information. The link below was active as of 10/7/2019.

The web address below links to a website named Deculture SHOCK which hosts a podcast titled SpeakerPODcast. The podcast episodes provide excellent information about the entire Macross franchise. There are 132 episodes as of 11/7/2019. The first episode was streamed on 11/17/2011 and Episode 132 was streamed on 10/20/2019. The podcast is hosted by Gwyn Campbell. His Macross forum username is Tochiro and his Twitter usename is @GwynCampbell. Gwyn’s Facebook page is Gwyn Campbell. Another co-creator and host of the podcast is Adrian Lozano. His Twitter username is @giantrobo and his Macross forum username is Save. Other hosts of the SpeakerPODcast are Richard, Renato Rivera Rusca, and Egan Loo. The podcast has its own Twitter account which is @DecultureSHOCK. The podcast is named for the first episode of Macross 7. Speaker pods are bullets or missiles which contain stereo speakers. The link below was active as of 11/7/2019.

The web address below links to a blog which contains a very helpful listening guide for SpeakerPODcast episode highlights. Not listed in the link below is Episode 3 from 6/13/2012. It includes a great conversation with Tim Eldred about Robotech comic books. Robotech fans will also enjoy Episode 14 Part 2. Another episode highlight is Episode 119 from 12/17/2018. The link below was active as of 11/26/2019.

The web address below links to an article posted on the Deculture SHOCK website. It was written by Renato Rivera Rusca. The article helps to explain Macross Canon. His Macross World Forum username is Renato. His Twitter username is @RENATOLOGY and his Facebook page is Renato. The link below was active as of 11/14/2019.

More discussions about Macross Canon: The web address below links to the same information as above but posted on the Macross World Forum. The link below was active as of 12/19/2019.

More discussions about Macross Canon: The web address below links to an article titled Macross ‘Canon’? Oh, you mean Macross HISTORY…a shout out to Kawamori Shouji and postmodernism. It is hosted on a blog titled Hot Chocolate in a Bowl written by WordPress username karice. It was posted on 2/17/2013. The link below was active as of 12/20/2019.

More discussions about Macross Canon: The same blogger as above posted about Macross Canon in the Anime Suki Forum using username karice67. The post is from 10/26/2011. The link below was active as of 12/20/2019.

The web address below links to a helpful explanation of the Macross franchise. The link below was active as of 11/7/2019.

The web address below contains information about SDF Macross, MOSPEADA, and Orguss. These three series can be accessed by clicking on the “Mecha Titles” link at the top of the site’s homepage. The MOSPEADA section is quite extensive. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below was active as of 10/6/2019 and links to photos and data about Macross mecha.

The web address below links to a section of mahq.net which lists the different Macross franchises and synopses. Some of the synopses include information on whether or not the media was released in North America. The link below was active as of 12/7/2019.

The web address below links to Sketchley’s Translations. The translations are Japanese to English language translations of books about SDF Macross. It is intended as an online aid for users with physical copies of the printed materials. The link below was active as of 11/6/2019. The translations are by Aaron Sketchley.

A particularly interesting link is the web address below. It provides a quick synopsis of Episodes 1 to 36 from The Macross Chronicle Japanese publication. The link was active as of 6/21/2020.

Sketchley’s Macross World Forum profile is linked to in the web address below. The link below was active as of 11/26/2019.

More language translations: The web address below contains links hosting Japanese to English translations of Macross franchise materials. The first section contains links to other people’s translations and the second section contains the blogger’s translations. There is a very helpful recommended reading guide provided for Sketchley’s translations. There is also a very helpful recommended listening guide for SpeakerPODcast episode highlights. The link below was active as of 11/7/2019.

The web address below was active as of 10/9/2019. It links to a Japanese language Macross website which will require translation.

The web address below links to a Macross World forum thread about Harmony Gold’s legal rights to Robotech. The thread was last updated 10/25/2011. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to Macross trivia.

The web address below links to an article titled So You Want to Watch Macross, But Don’t Know Where to Start written by Richard Eisenbeis on 3/12/2013. The article provides sequence of viewing options for the different Macross materials. The link below was active as of 11/26/2019.

The web address below links to a chart comparing the height of different characters and mecha as they relate to one another. The Macross Mecha Manaual contains a similar list of links showing charts and guides to mecha sizes in the For Fans Only section.. The link below was active as of 12/19/2019.

The web address below links to a chart listing character and mecha appearances by episode. It was published in the Macross Chronicle which debuted in 2008. The link below was active as of 12/19/2019.

Robotech Franchise (Episodes 1 to 85 and beyond)

The web address below was active as of 10/11/2019. It is an excellent source of information about all the tropes portrayed in Robotech.

The web address below links to an excellent fan site. It was last updated in 2015. The link was active as of 10/22/2109.

The web address below links to an encyclopedic Robotech wiki and was active of 10/11/2019.

The web address below links to the Wikipedia Category page for Robotech. It was active as of 10/11/2019.

The hyperlink below links to content created by Mr. Switzer. He is a knowledgeable Robotech fan.

The web address below links to MegaSciFi.com. It contains a lot of timelines and continuity for Robotech media similar to those posted by Jonathan L. Switzer on his Robotech Comics Blog. The link was active as of 11/16/2019.

The web address below links to The Unofficial Robotech Reference Guide. It was last updated in 2003. The link was active as of 10/26/2019.

The web address below links to Peter Walker’s YouTube page. He was a Senior Editor of The Unofficial Robotech Reference Guide. The link was active as of 2/28/2020.

The web address below links to a comprehensive Robotech fan site. The link was updated and active as of 10/28/2019.

The web address below links to the Official Robotech website. The link was active as of 10/28/2019.

The web address below links to The McKinney Purist. The link was active as of 10/26/2019.

The web address below links to a wiki created by a fan. It mostly relates to Robotech Palladium role-playing games. It was active as of 10/12/2019.

The web address below links to a list of web links to archived Robotech websites. It was active as of 10/12/2019.

The web address below links to a role-playing game website. It was active as of 10/13/2019 but may have been last updated in 2009.

The web address below links to a role-playing game website. It was active as of 10/14/2019 but last updated 10/16/2015.

The web address below links to a role-playing game website. It was active as of 10/15/2019 but last updated in 2008.

The Robotech Research website is difficult to navigate. The web address below is a link to its archive of animation stills. It was last updated 7/22/2008. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to a role-playing game website. It was active as of 10/16/2019.

The web address below links to a forum for a role-playing game. It was active as of 10/17/2019.

The web address below links to a forum containing the original synopsis for The Sentinels. It was posted in 2003.

The web address below links to about 12 fan fiction essays about Robotech. They were posted between 2006 and 2008. The link was active as of 10/18/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan website by Stan Bundy. The link was active as of 10/19/2019.

The web address below links to a homepage listing 3 Robotech fan fiction stories from 2015. The link was active as of 10/20/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan Facebook page. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan fiction story. The link was active as of 10/24/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan fiction story. The website is titled Protoculture Wars. The link was active as of 4/21/2020.

The web address below links to a brief Robotech fan site. It was last updated in 2019. The link was active as of 10/25/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan site titled Zor’s Experiments. It contains fan fiction and a role playing game. The link below was active as of 4/26/2020.

The web address below links to a brief Robotech fan site. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a site about a Robotech video game titled Crystal Dreams. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech website. The link was active as of 10/28/2019.

The web address below links to an English version of a Chinese Robotech site. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a French Robotech and Macross franchise fan site. It will require translation to English. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan site. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a Spanish Robotech fan site. It will require translation to English. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan site. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a website about Robotech: The Movie. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a Robotech role playing game forum. The link was active as of 10/27/2019.

The web address below links to a fan site for the Robotech novels titled Robotech: the McKinney Project. The link was active as of 10/29/2019.

The web address below links to a blog titled Spores, Molds, and Fungus by a blogger with the username Incisivis. The blogger is especially interested in the character of Exedore and goes into extreme depth across many posts in examining this character’s nuances. Most of these posts mourn the unfulfilled potential and unrealized artistic possibilities of exploring the Exedore character inside his own storylines and plots. The blog can be searched with a keyword search or by utilizing tags for blog posts. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

The same blogger for Spores, Molds, and Fungus on LiveJournal created a second blog titled The Lair of The Pterobat on Blogspot which can also be searched for Robotech material using the blog’s search function. The two blogs seem to duplicate each other on different web hosting platforms. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to a podcast titled RoboSkullCast: A Robotech Podcast. It features two commentators named Nick Cochran and Shamus Kelley. Nick’s twitter username is @mfdragonzord and Shamus’ is @RiderJetfire. Episode 1 of this podcast was streamed 4/13/2017. Episode 63 of this podcast was streamed on 10/31/2019. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to an older Podcast type of show named Space Station Liberty. It was hosted by Chris Meadows who is also a Contributing Writer for The Unofficial Robotech Reference Guide. There are more than 47 episodes from 11/17/2006 to 11/7/2018. Many episodes are edited into one hour blocks and these can be accessed by going to the end of the episode and clicking the large right arrow for the next portion of the episode. The link below was active as of 2/28/2020.

The web address below links to a personal website and Robotech fan site created by Chris Meadows. His Twitter username is @robotech_master. The link below was active as of 3/5/2020.

The web address below links to a Robotech fan fiction story from 1992 written by Chris Meadows. The link was active as of 10/21/2019.

Chris Meadows has another personal website. The link below was active as of 7/5/2020.

The web address below links to a Robotech Podcast titled Reflex Point: A Robotech Podcast. It is hosted by Major Medina and Paul Marquez. The first episode was released 3/19/2020. There are 4 episodes so far. The link below was active as of 4/27/2020.

The web address below links to a fan site titled Chad’s Robotech Page. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to a forum titled Disciples of Zor | RDF-HQ Communications Center. The link was active as of 11/21/2019.

The web address below links to production details about Robotech media. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to a YouTube channel titled Robotech World. It contains videos hosted by users Memo1dominion and Maverick_LSC. Their first video was uploaded 11/4/2018 and as of this posting their most recent video was uploaded 11/10/2019. The link below was active as of 11/13/2019.

The web address below links to an Invid role playing game. The link was active as of 11/21/2019.

The web address below links to an old blog about Robotech titled Robotech: The Lost Universe. The link was active as of 8/15/2020.

The web address below links to a Post-Fourth Robotech War role playing game. The link was active as of 11/21/2019.

The web address below links to an old Robotech fan site titled the Robotech Realm. It was last updated in 2001. The link was active as of 9/14/2020.

SDF Macross (Episodes 1 to 36)

The address below was active as of 10/11/2019. It is an excellent resource of all the tropes contained within the 36 episodes of SDF Macross.

The web address below links to an interesting Tumblr page demonstrating the inspirations for the Minmei character. The link was active as of 10/31/2019.

The hyperlinks below link to an excellent 6 minute video explaining the inspiration behind the Minmei character. It is posted on Facebook and YouTube. The links were active as of 11/19/2019.

More web links pertaining to Minmei can be found at the link below.

The web address below links to the Animeigo DVD liner notes for SDF Macross. It contains a lot of trivia. Additional trivia can be found here. The link was active as of 11/4/2019.

The web address below links to photos of the DVD liner notes for SDF Macross. The link was active as of 11/4/2019.

The web address below links to a website titled Anime Lyrics. It can be searched for lyrics to song from SDF Macross. The link was active as of 11/15/2019. Lyric translations can also be found in the DVD liner notes linked to elsewhere on this page.

Supplemental Material

Zentreadi (Zentradi)

The website linked to below will require translation into English and is difficult to read. The link was active as of 9/29/2019.

The web address below links to a blog titled Spores, Molds, and Fungus by a blogger with the username Incisivis. The blog contains several articles about the Zentreadi. The articles dissect and examine the nuances of Breetai, Exedore, Miriya, and Kazianna Hesh. The blog can be searched with a keyword search or by utilizing tags for blog posts. There is a nine part series titled Reflections on Macrophilia which contains several internal links to this bloggers posts about the Zentreadi. The link was active as of 11/13/2019.

Mospeada

The website linked to below is about Mospeada. It is not about the third Robotech war. The link was active as of 9/29/2019.

Super Dimension Century Orguss

 

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