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SPEAKERPODCAST EP.139 – Taking notes on the Designer’s Note

After making our way through some of the latest news, not to mention the chaos of release day for Bandai’s DX Chogokin VF-1S Roy Focker Special, we’re joined by Renato this episode to go through the recently released “Shoji Kawamori Macross Designer’s Note” and discuss a talkshow that was held to commemorate the first anniversary of the passing of veteran mechanical artist Syd Mead.

Yutaka Izubuchi, Shoji Kawamori & Kazutaka Miyatake at the Syd Mead talkshow.

Genesis Climber Mospeada Popup Shop

Well, it’s been a pretty crazy month for Mospeada fans.
First, a new Entertainment Archive “mook” was announced for the series.
Then, late Thursday July 30, news broke regarding the Genesis Breaker project (first hinted at during Summer Wonder Festival 2019).
The following day, Hakaba no Garo Gallery at Nakano Broadway opened a limited-time popup shop for the original Genesis Climber Mospeada, complete with a high-level concept overview of the story of the new Genesis Breaker project.

The SpeakerPODcast Crew was at the popup shop as it opened to snap the gallery of pics below.
First, however, lets look at the information on display regarding Genesis Breakers…

SPEAKERPODCAST EP.136 – Tomonori Kogawa @ Anime Los Angeles

We’re joined by special guests Tom Bateman, Leonardo Flores and, later on, Tim Eldred as Adrian recounts the experience of coordinating the first US convention appearance of legendary character designer/animator/illustrator Tomonori Kogawa at Anime Los Angeles 2020!

But first, there actually IS some Macross news to go over, since it looks as though Walkure is back and won’t give up!

(Thanks to Adrian for the photos from Anime Los Angeles!)