Macross for all! Legendary anime’s Japanese rights holders finally settle dispute with Robotech

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel

After decades of nebulous legal fights, Macross will finally be coming to the rest of the world!

“Giant robots” are one of anime’s most iconic, and culturally exportable, elements. Gundam and Evangelion enjoy massive popularity not just in their native Japan, but with anime fans around the world.

So it’s always been a sad sidenote that one of the greatest anime mecha franchises, Macross, hasn’t had any of its content released internationally for the past 26 years. This isn’t because the quality has dipped, though, or because of a lack of demand. It’s because of a decades-long legal

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