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#RetroRecaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Blue Wind”/”Global Report”

Episodes 13 & 14: Captain Global breaks free of the Zentradi blockade with the intention of informing High Military Command information about the Zentradi forces.

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#RetroRecaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “First Contact”/”Big Escape”

Episodes 11 & 12: Captured by the Zentradi, Vermillion Squad are interrogated and learn something about the Zentradi culture. Then Vermillion Squad escapes the Zentradi fleet with information about the enemy and Protoculture.

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#RetroRecaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Miss Macross”/”The Blind Game”

Episodes 9 & 10: Lynn Minmay enters the Miss Macross contest but Hikaru is called for a mission as it happens. Then, an attack disables Macross’s radar and leaves the ship vulnerable.

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Retro Recaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Bye-Bye Mars”/”Longest Birthday”

Episodes 7 & 8: 1st Lt. Hayase pines for her lost love who died on the Martian base Salla. Then Minmay’s 16th birthday coincides with a major attack by the Zendradi.

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Retro Recaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Transformation”/”Daedelus Attack”

Episode 5 &6: In order to fire the main cannon, Macross must transform. Inspired by the resulting destruction of the civilian city, Hikaru joins the military. Captain Global plans to lure the Zendradi in the open around Saturn.

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Retro Recaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Space Fold”/”Lynn Minmay”

Episodes 3 & 4: Macross executes a space fold to get away from the attacking alien forces to find themselves on the opposite side of the solar system. Then Hikaru Ichijo and Lynn Minmay are stranded in an uninhabited part of the ship for approximately two weeks.

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Retro Recaps: Super Dimensional Fortress Macross – “Booby Trap”/”Countdown”

Episodes 1 &2: Macross is attacked by an unknown alien enemy on the day of its maiden launch. Hikaru Ichijo, a stunt pilot, is downed in the middle of the battle and rescues Minmay from alien ground troops.

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Dimension W

I watched this anime in a single day about three months ago and my poor journal caught the brunt of my disappointment. This is a more coherent essay born from the one I originally wrote.

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Anime for the Anime Novice – Part 3: Anime from the Last 5 Years

Do you wonder what the hell is anime and why it’s so popular? Feeling bogged down by the overwhelming amount of shows? Look no further for I am here to recommend several starting places to catch up on this anime trend.

In this final part of this series, I recommend my favorite anime released within the past 5 years.

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Anime for the Anime Novice – Part 2: Anime Over 10 Years Old

Do you wonder what the hell is anime and why is it so popular? Feeling bogged down by the overwhelming amount of shows? Look no further for I am here to recommend several starting places to catch up on this trend.

This next part is about the oldies but the goodies: Anime from more than ten years ago.

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Anime for the Anime Novice – Part 1: Anime Movies

Do you wonder what the hell is anime and why is it so popular? Feeling bogged down by the overwhelming amount of shows? Look no further for I am here to recommend several starting places to catch up on this anime trend.

We’ll start with the easiest medium to consume: movies.

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