Macross 15th Anniversary (マクロス15周年 Makurosu 15-Shūnen) is Macross' 15th anniversary event which had an anniversary concert Macross One Night Stand, Macross Dynamite 7, the release of The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Game) for the Sega Saturn, a commemorative Laserdisc box set, and numerous merchandise tie-ins.
Overview[edit | edit source]
Macross 15th Anniversary is one of the series' first ambitious anniversary event. It saw the release of numerous tie-ins and merchandise spread throughout the year. The year was significant for the property, not only that it celebrated the 15th anniversary of Super Dimension Fortress Macross television series, but it had Macross One Night Stand, the first major crossover live concert.
A major iconography in the anniversary is Lynn Minmay meeting Mylene Flare Jenius, where multiple promotional artwork featured the two idols together. The Macross 15th Anniversary singles collection, published by East West Japan, contained "Friends ~Jikuu wo Koete~" (translated as "Friends Crossing Time and Space") and "Angel's Paints" sung by both Mari Iijima and Tomo Sakurai, Mylene Flare Jenius voice actor.
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Game) for the Sega Saturn was also released on June 6, 1997, featuring a newly animated prologue to the film of the same name, and new cutscenes in CG that flesh out the film's story.
Super Dimension Fortress Macross also saw a special anniversary box set release. The album for the radio drama Macross Generation was also released on April and May 1997, which featured a new single "Take Courage". It had a new story regarding a singing contest, and the legacy of Lynn Minmay was the focal point.
Major Releases[edit | edit source]
- Macross One Night Stand (Concert)
- Macross Dynamite 7 (OVA)
- The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Game) (Game)
- Super Dimension Fortress Macross (Laserdisc Box Set)
- Macross Generation (Drama Album)