Macross Delta's Walküre Idol Unit Announces 1st Full Album, Zepp Tour

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Also: show tops Video Market website's anime rankings for week of May 2-9

The Macross Delta anime's in-story idol unit Walküre announced on Saturday that they will release their full first album. The album will have 12 songs and will ship on July 6. The unit's debut single shipped on May 11.

Walküre is composed of five members, including 15-year-old JUNNA, who is the singing voice of lead vocalist Mikumo Guynemer (Ami Koshimizu voices the character's speaking voice). She is the youngest major singer in a Macross anime project thus far. The other singers in Walküre are also voice-acting their respective characters: Minori Suzuki as Freyja Wion, Kiyono Yasuno as Kaname Buccaneer, Nozomi Nishida as Makina Nakajima, and Nao Tōyama as Reina Prowler.

The group is also performing a "SANKYO presents 'Macross Delta' Tactical Music Unit Walküre 1st LIVE in Zepp Walküre Attack!" live tour, which will perform in Osaka and Nagoya in August and in Tokyo in September. The unit has announced more performances, and will announce more details about those extra performances during the anime's eighth episode on May 22.

The anime's first original soundtrack will go on sale on June 22. The album will contain 30 tracks from composers Saeko Suzuki, TOMISIRO, and Mina Kubota.

The Video Market streaming service additionally revealed on Saturday that Macross Delta topped the site's weekly anime streaming rankings during the week of May 2-9. The anime had ranked at #3 in the previous two weeks.

The complete top 10 rankings for the same week are as follows:

  1. Macross Delta
  2. GATE
  3. Detective Conan Kurozukume no Soshiki Pack
  4. And you thought there is never a girl online?
  5. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable
  6. Girls und Panzer
  7. Assassination Classroom
  8. Sailor Moon S
  9. Ushio & Tora (episode 27 and onward)
  10. Haikyu!! Second Season

Sources: Anime! Anime!, Animate Times

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