Macross Delta Anime Slated to Premiere on April 3
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The April issue of Gakken's Animedia magazine is revealing on Thursday that the Macross Delta television anime will premiere on April 3 at 10:30 p.m. on the Tokyo MX channel.
In the anime's story, a group of girls form the "Tactical Music Unit" Walküre, the first major songstress group in the Macross anime franchise. (Macross 7 had the Jamming Birds group, and The Macross Digital Mission VF-X game had the group Milky Dolls.) The Walküre group battles the Var Syndrome that is consuming the galaxy, and there is also the mysterious Aerial Knights Valkyrie fighter team of the Kingdom of Wind.
Shoji Kawamori is credited as the original creator with Studio Nue, and he is also serving as the chief director. Kenji Yasuda (Arata The Legend, Noein - to your other self, Sōsei no Aquarion Love) is directing at Satelight. Toshizo Nemoto (Inu X Boku Secret Service, Log Horizon, Tokyo Majin) is supervising and writing the series scripts. Majiro (Barakamon, Nagareboshi Lens, Ongaku Shōjo) and Yuu Shindou (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Persona 4 the Golden Animation) are adapting the original character designs by Chisato Mita (Capcom's E.X. Troopers game) and serving as chief animation directors. Hidetaka Tenjin is credited as the "Macross visual artist."