"Listen to my sooooooong!"
The second full series in Macross
, it is a sequel to Super Dimension Fortress Macross
, in which a rock and roll band living on a flying city in space fight evil space vampires
, using The Power of Rock
and Transforming Mecha controlled with guitars
The show prominently features an outstanding soundtrack from a real J-Rock band ("Hummingbird") hired to double as the fictional band "Fire Bomber." Very popular in Japan, though controversial among hard core Humongous Mecha
fans. Unlikely to appear any time soon in North America
, because it's Macross
and several companies can all get involved in any English releases.
Compare and contrast Mobile Fighter G Gundam
in terms of a franchise sequel that differs greatly from the source material.
This show provides examples of: