Robotech Mecha Anime Receives Art Book
TORONTO, ONTARIO – Oct 25, 2017 – Robotech is a sweeping science-fiction anime epic in which humans use a vast arsenal of transforming robotic mecha to defend the Earth against alien domination. The franchise has captivated fans for over 30 years, and is widely credited with popularizing anime around the world. Now, UDON Entertainment has teamed up with Harmony Gold to produce ROBOTECH VISUAL ARCHIVE: THE MACROSS SAGA - the ultimate collection of artwork assembled from Robotech's first and most iconic era.
This 248-page hardcover tome gathers classic mecha designs, dynamic character artwork, early roughs, key art, storyboards, character profiles, and more. Mecha designs are accompanied by detailed tech specs and armament info, as well as text write ups. Additional material in the book includes a complete episode guide, an interview with Macross chief director Noboru Ishiguro, and a unique essay by Robotech producer Carl Macek on the development of the Robotech property and its place in anime history.
This book will be the first in a series of Robotech art books, with future volumes covering The Masters and The New Generation eras, as well as new material created to expand the Robotech universe for international audiences. ROBOTECH VISUAL ARCHIVE: THE MACROSS SAGA arrives in stores everywhere December 2017.
ROBOTECH VISUAL ARCHIVE: THE MACROSS SAGA
DETAILS: 248pg, 8.25x11.25”, Full Color, Hardcover
RELEASE DATE: December 2017
DIAMOND CODE: JUN172052
ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT
UDON Entertainment is a publisher of original and translated art books, graphic novels, and manga. The publisher's best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises, including Street Fighter, Okami, Mega Man, Dark Souls, Persona, Bayonetta, Valkyria Chronicles, Sonic the Hedgehog, and many more. UDON also publishes books based on top anime properties including Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagann, and Robotech.
UDON's creative services division is dedicated to providing high-quality artwork to the entertainment industry, in the form of sequential art, character designs, packaging artwork, style guides, illustration, and graphic design. Its clients include Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Capcom, Nintendo, Disney, Legendary Pictures, Warner Brothers, Mattel, Hasbro, and many other partners in the fields of film, television, comic books, toys, and video games.