SDF-1 Macross

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The SDF-1 Macross is a fictional interstellar transforming spacecraft from The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a science fiction anime series that aired in Japan between 1982–1983.wikipedia
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Robotech

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It was later edited and amalgamated into the American animation series Robotech (1985).
In the series, Robotechnology refers to the scientific advances discovered in an alien starship that crashed on a South Pacific island.

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross

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The SDF-1 Macross is a fictional interstellar transforming spacecraft from The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a science fiction anime series that aired in Japan between 1982–1983.
Over the course of 10 years the military organization U.N. Spacy reverse-engineers its technology and rebuilds the spacecraft, naming it the SDF-1 Macross.

Kazutaka Miyatake

Mechanical designer Kazutaka Miyatake of Studio Nue created the original SDF-1 design for the first Macross anime series.
One of Miyatake's most famous designs is the SDF-1 Macross spacecraft.

Macross Zero

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The unification led to a new world war, called the U.N. Wars.
Macross Zero is set in 2008 A.D., one year before the events of the original Macross series, depicting the final battles of the U.N. Wars between the U.N. Spacy and the Anti-UN forces, and is also set in the South Pacific, where a gigantic alien spaceship crash landed 9 years earlier.

Hyperspace

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SDF (Super Dimension Fortress) refers to the titular space battleship being like a space fortress capable of space-folding, a means of travelling faster-than-light in subspace.
Thus when Captain Global/Gloval is forced into making a hyperspace fold from close to the surface of the earth and fold into behind the moon, an entire island, its sea, and its inhabitants are caught in the hyperspace bubble and accidentally transported to near Pluto's orbit along with the SDF-1 Macross.

Macross: Do You Remember Love?

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In The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (the 1984 animated film adaptation of the original series), the SDF-1 was a female Zentradi (Meltlandi) gun destroyer that crashes on Earth after being chased by the male Zentradi.
The film begins in medias res with the space fortress Macross trying to evade the Zentradi at the edge of the Solar System.

List of fictional spacecraft

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The alien spaceship was revealed to be a war vessel.
SDF-1 Macross – a massive interstellar transforming spacecraft from the anime Super Dimension Fortress Macross and its American adaptation, Robotech

Macross

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In The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (the 1984 animated film adaptation of the original series), the SDF-1 was a female Zentradi (Meltlandi) gun destroyer that crashes on Earth after being chased by the male Zentradi. In the fictional Macross anime universe, a massive alien spaceship totaling 1210 meters (3,970 feet), had crashed on the unsuspecting Earth in 1999.
This theme began in the original Macross, the SDF-1 Macross.

Macross Plus

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In 2040 (Macross Plus), the virtual idol AI Sharon Apple attains sentience, and during festivities marking the 30th anniversary the treaty between Earth and the Zentradi that ended Space War I, hacks into the systems of the entire Earth defense network, which included the original SDF-1 Macross.
During her concert in the Atlantis Dome inside Earth's Macross City, Sharon quickly takes over both the Ghost X-9 and the SDF-1 Macross Fortress and hypnotizes her audience and the Macross' staff, while trapping Myung in the Macross itself.

Misa Hayase

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The bridge crew includes Captain Bruno J. Global (Henry Gloval in Robotech), Chief Tactical Officer Misa Hayase (Lisa Hayes, who is promoted to executive officer in Robotech) and Chief Weaponry Officer Claudia LaSalle (Claudia Grant in Robotech). The final three members of the bridge crew are Kim Kabirov, Shammy Milliome, and Vanessa Laird (Kim Young, Sammy Porter, and Vanessa Leeds in Robotech, also referred to as the "Bridge Bunnies").
After graduating first in her class at the UN Spacy Officers' Academy, she earned a bridge post aboard the SDF-1 Macross.

List of Macross characters

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In 2040 (Macross Plus), the virtual idol AI Sharon Apple attains sentience, and during festivities marking the 30th anniversary the treaty between Earth and the Zentradi that ended Space War I, hacks into the systems of the entire Earth defense network, which included the original SDF-1 Macross. The bridge crew includes Captain Bruno J. Global (Henry Gloval in Robotech), Chief Tactical Officer Misa Hayase (Lisa Hayes, who is promoted to executive officer in Robotech) and Chief Weaponry Officer Claudia LaSalle (Claudia Grant in Robotech). The final three members of the bridge crew are Kim Kabirov, Shammy Milliome, and Vanessa Laird (Kim Young, Sammy Porter, and Vanessa Leeds in Robotech, also referred to as the "Bridge Bunnies").
Bruno J. Global (ブルーノ・J・グローバル) is the fictional captain of the SDF-1 Macross in the anime series The Super Dimension Fortress Macross.

Bonin Islands

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The island is located at the extreme end of the "Ogasawara Island chain".
In the television series The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a fictional island in the chain, South Ataria Island (which would have laid at the southernmost position in the chain, surpassing Minami Iwo Jima), is the landing site of the SDF-1 Macross.

Super Dimensional Fortress Macross II: Lovers Again

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In Macross II (a parallel-universe sequel that takes place in 2092), the Macross is a relic that released a powerful energy discharge upon the arrival of an alien race known as the "Marduk".
The story takes place in 2092, 80 years after the events depicted in Macross: Do You Remember Love? The SDF-1 Macross still exists, as does the U.N. Spacy Minmay Attack stratagem, which has been successfully employed to thwart the Zentradi threat ever since.

List of Robotech characters

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The bridge crew includes Captain Bruno J. Global (Henry Gloval in Robotech), Chief Tactical Officer Misa Hayase (Lisa Hayes, who is promoted to executive officer in Robotech) and Chief Weaponry Officer Claudia LaSalle (Claudia Grant in Robotech). The final three members of the bridge crew are Kim Kabirov, Shammy Milliome, and Vanessa Laird (Kim Young, Sammy Porter, and Vanessa Leeds in Robotech, also referred to as the "Bridge Bunnies").
They begin with the first battle between the SDF-1 and Zentradi (First Robotech War) and continue after the Robotech Masters try to Invade Earth (Second Robotech War).

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012

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*SDF-2 Megaroad-01 - The successor to the SDF-1 Macross in the Macross universe.
In the fictional setting of Macross, the SDF-2 Megaroad-01 was initially slated to be the second Macross-class Super Dimension Fortress space battleship, but went on to become the first long-distance Megaroad-class colony ship.

Science fiction

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The SDF-1 Macross is a fictional interstellar transforming spacecraft from The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a science fiction anime series that aired in Japan between 1982–1983.

Anime

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The SDF-1 Macross is a fictional interstellar transforming spacecraft from The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, a science fiction anime series that aired in Japan between 1982–1983.

Studio Nue

Mechanical designer Kazutaka Miyatake of Studio Nue created the original SDF-1 design for the first Macross anime series.

Faster-than-light

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SDF (Super Dimension Fortress) refers to the titular space battleship being like a space fortress capable of space-folding, a means of travelling faster-than-light in subspace.

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In February 2009, a special event, Macross: The Super Dimension Space Launching Ceremony, was held in Akihabara to commemorate the fictional launch of the SDF-1 Macross in the original anime series.

Macross 7

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In the fictional Macross anime universe, a massive alien spaceship totaling 1210 meters (3,970 feet), had crashed on the unsuspecting Earth in 1999.

Zentradi

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Upon detailed inspection of the wreckage by an international team of experts, it was revealed that the spaceship was manned by giant aliens many times larger than humans and that their technology was far beyond that of Earth at that point in time.

Hull classification symbol

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As workers and their families required accommodation near the work site, a settlement called Macross City flourished around it. During the reconstruction, the gigantic spaceship was given the hull number SDF-1, for "first ship of the Super Dimension Fortress type" and the name "Macross".

Pluto

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However, the space-folding not only transported the ship but also the entire Macross Island and its surrounding sea to the orbit of Pluto.

Mecha

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The resulting transformation changes the external appearance of the ship to that of the "Storm Attacker" mode, a giant robot.