The original restaurant belonged to Lynn Shaochin and Lynn Feichun. Their niece, Lynn Minmay, worked there as a waitress. It was located in Macross City, South Ataria Island. The owners and their niece lived in the rooms on top of the restaurant. (SDFM: "Boobytrap", "Countdown"")
Space War I
After the SDF-1 Macross folded into the far reaches of the Solar System, Macross City was rebuilt aboard the ship. Nyan-Nyan, the home and workplace of Shaochin, Feichun and Minmay were among the buildings relocated there. (SDFM: "Lynn Minmay")
Ranka Lee and Nanase Matsuura worked at a branch on the Macross Frontier colony. Ranka became the star of their commercials and sang their popular jingle, "Choujikuu Hanten Nyan-Nyan" CM Song〈Ranka Version〉.
As seen in the commercial, their most popular menu items are the Tuna Bun and the Zentradi Rice Bowl.
On the planet Ragna, there was a restaurant named Ragnyannyan (
Notes & Trivia
- The name is derived from the Chinese word for girl (娘 niáng). When the word is transliterated into Japanese, it becomes Nyan (ニャン), which is coincidentally the Japanese onomatopoeia for the sound a cat makes.
- In the PSP Macross games Ultimate and Triangle Frontier, Nyan-Nyan serves as the in-game shop where players can buy VF units, tuning points, characters and others. The currency used is the Nyan-Nyan point. The shopkeeper is usually Ranka Lee, but Sheryl Nome replaces her on occasion.