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Kadokawa to Launch Macross-Related Magazine in January

posted on 2008-11-13 03:35 EST
Shogakukan/We've, Inc. already publishes Macross Chronicle every 2 weeks

An ad in the December issue (released on November 10) of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine has announced that Kadokawa will "super dimensionally launch" a Macross-related magazine next January. Shogakukan and We've, Inc. have already been releasing Macross Chronicle, a biweekly reference publication devoted to this science-fiction romance anime franchise, since this past July. Kadokawa has been publishing Gundam Ace, a monthly manga magazine that focuses exclusively on a different robot anime franchise, since 2001.

Macross has experienced a resurgence in popularity since the latest television series, Macross Frontier, aired in Japan from April to September of this year. Gakken published a Macross guide series called Macross Frontier Official File in a magazine-style book ("mook") format, although only two volumes have been published so far.

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This article has a follow-up: Designer Haruhiko Mikimoto to Draw New Macross Manga (Updated) (2008-11-21 13:37)
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