The Macross Legacy Thread (Incl. +/DYRL/Zero/Seven/Frontier/Δ)

Non-Eva Anime and Manga discussion

Moderators: New Moderators, Board Staff

soul.assassin
Geezer of All Trades
Geezer of All Trades
User avatar
Age: 43
Posts: 4882
Joined: Feb 26, 2010
Location: Anywhere
Gender: Male

Re: The Macross Legacy Thread (Incl. +/DYRL/Zero/Seven/Frontier/Δ)

  •      
  •      
  • Quote

Postby soul.assassin » Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:50 am

View Original Postcyharding wrote:So my question is, why are the fans treating this as practically the end of the world? I mean, the original show is easily acessable these days.


"Accessible" might as well HG's own heavy edits and inserts instead of as originally aired in Japan. For most it feels like the end of the world because with HG and damn Tatsunoko cockblocking it further and wanting to keep it a cash cow while distorting the facts, this consortium prevented fans from obtaining legitimate and licensed copies of the saga on a worldwide scale -- they're becoming older (now in their 40s and 50s), getting tired of trying to put up with fansubs when they want the real deal, uncut and unblemished, on a Blu-Ray, and earnings and recognition go to the original and legitimate Japanese creators and producers. It's still pure injustice, a blatant land grab.

It's a terrible, long story of what is one of the worst intellectual property rights complication in anime history; see under entry "M" in this page:

https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/ ... meAndManga

Gus Hanson
Lilin
Lilin
User avatar
Age: 32
Posts: 1155
Joined: Oct 24, 2012
Gender: Male

Re: The Macross Legacy Thread (Incl. +/DYRL/Zero/Seven/Frontier/Δ)

  •      
  •      
  • Quote

Postby Gus Hanson » Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:58 pm

Well, it's been a long time coming but I finally got to watch the seventh episode of Macross Frontier! :D

THIS is why I watch Macross for the most part, for the sorties in the Valkyries and they did not disappoint. The fact that it was taking place during a Sheryl Nome concert didn't distract at all and the visuals from the concert as well as the combat in outer space are both stellar in performance. If I can only nitpick just a little, Catherine Glass is probably the most annoying of the Bridge personnel seeing how she keeps complaining about everything going on, and I thought Sheryl's prima donna attitude in the first episode made her the queen of annoyances! :facepalm:
"What kind of drugs do you take?!" - Lisa (The Room)

Shamsiel-kun
Lilin
Lilin
User avatar
Posts: 1167
Joined: Oct 09, 2014
Location: Above/Below sea level
Gender: Male

Re: The Macross Legacy Thread (Incl. +/DYRL/Zero/Seven/Frontier/Δ)

  •      
  •      
  • Quote

Postby Shamsiel-kun » Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:43 am

View Original PostGus Hanson wrote:Well, it's been a long time coming but I finally got to watch the seventh episode of Macross Frontier! :D

THIS is why I watch Macross for the most part, for the sorties in the Valkyries and they did not disappoint. The fact that it was taking place during a Sheryl Nome concert didn't distract at all and the visuals from the concert as well as the combat in outer space are both stellar in performance. If I can only nitpick just a little, Catherine Glass is probably the most annoying of the Bridge personnel seeing how she keeps complaining about everything going on, and I thought Sheryl's prima donna attitude in the first episode made her the queen of annoyances! :facepalm:


The combination of music and action is only going to get better the further you get into the series. It's one of the things Frontier does best.

As for annoying characters, I remember from the time I watched it (in the short period fan-subbed episodes were available on Youtube and they were playing whack-a-mole with the uploaders :D ) that I personally thought Sheryl was the most annoying one, while others got fed up with Ranka...
The singularity is the rapture for nerds, dude. It's not going to happen. - Chuckman


Return to “Anime and Manga”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests