Bobby was original a pop star before he was cast in the two-hour drama "Lynn Minmay Story," He was selected as a substitute for Basara Nekki as the latter refused to work on the project. Bobby himself knew the work was regarded as propaganda for the military and the government, but nevertheless took the job. He was to be a substitute for the role of Hikaru Ichijyo, and tried to have his way with his leading lady, Mylene Flare Jenius in his hotel room but is suddnely attacked by a Varauta Army Infiltrator (Vampire). He loses his Spiritia and is later hospitalized.
After being discharged from the hospital, he received an audition by JOCV for the military musical unit Jamming Birds. He was selected as one of the male members for the “Jamming Boys”, together with Ryohei Ryuhei and Madison Frankel.
Notes & TriviaEdit
- Arihiro Hase was cast as Bobby, who ironically enough also played Hikaru Ichijyo in the Super Dimension Fortress Macross television series.
- Bobby's first appearance in Macross 7 Episode 11, voice actor Yutomo Meguron played Vrlitwhai Kridanik instead of the original actor. Yuka Meguro reprises his role as Quamzin Kravshera in the same scene.
Macross 7 characters
|Macross 7 Crew||Maximilian Jenius | Milia Fallyna Jenius | Exsedol Folmo | Kim Saintlaurent | Miho Miho | Sally Saint Ford | Gadget M. Chiba | Barton|
|Fire Bomber||Basara Nekki | Mylene Flare Jenius | Ray Lovelock | Veffidas Feaze|
|Diamond Force||Gamlin Kizaki | Physica S. Fulcrum | Kinryu | Docker|
|Jamming Birds||| Bobby Lacoste | Chitose Ripple|
|Protodeviln||Lord Geperuniti | Gigile | Sivil | Glavil | Gavil | Valgo | Goram | Vomd|
|Zolan||Graham Hoilie | Maria Velázquez Hoilie | Elma Hoilie | Liza Hoilie | Lawrence | Sazapie | Kaliba | Loschier | Patrol Captain|
|Others||Flower Girl | Michael Johnson | Alice Holiday | Akiko Houjoh | Honey Suzuki | Janet Johnson | Emilia Jenius | Rex | Billy | Gubaba | Capy | Panther|