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.
Macross Frontier and Macross Delta are now available on Netflix Japan!

Episode 139 Timestamps!

00:04:43: News!
 –Macross Frontier Galaxy Live 2021 details announced.
 –Macross makes its Netflix debut!
Air Uta Macross.
Uta Macross 3D Live Tour.
DX Chogokin VF-1S Focker Special released.
5th Macross Modelers Contest announced.
00:51:00: Shoji Kawamori’s Macross Designer’s Note.
01:20:50: Syd Mead 1st Anniversary Talk Show.
02:07:55: Hirotaka Marufuji live drawing.

Despite having them on display, many stores sold out of the DX VF-1S before even opening.

Music this episode includes:
Angel’s Paints by angels
Seikan Hikou by Yogiri
Lion by Ellipsis

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Kazutaka Miyatake, one of the original designers of the Yamato, discussing Syd Mead’s version.
Hirotaka Marufuji drawing Macross 7’s Basara.
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Gwyn Campbell

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