Macross: Do You Remember Love?

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Clash of the Bionoids, Gekijouban Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai, Oboete Imasu ka, Macross in Clash Of The Bionoids, Super Dimensional Fortress Macross The Movie: Do You Remember Love?, Choujikuu Yousai Macross: Ai Oboete Imasuka
Japanese: 超時空要塞マクロス -愛・おぼえていますか-


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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 1984
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, MusicMusic, SpaceSpace
Duration: 1 hr. 55 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.961 (scored by 2030920,309 users)
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Ranked: #6262
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2904
Members: 42,120
Favorites: 660

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Synopsis

After warping light-years away from Earth, the spacecraft Macross carries a city of civilians and soldiers back home. They continuously fight off the threat of the Zentradi and Meltrandi, giant alien races with whom humanity wages war.

During a battle, the Macross transforms into a mecha operated by fighter pilot Hikaru Ichijou. Thrust into a number of hardships, Hikaru grows close to the city's idol Minmay Lynn. As their relationship develops, however, it is viewed unfavorably by others due to Minmay's status and popularity.

With war raging on and the state of Earth unknown, Hikaru and his fellow soldiers fight on against their mysterious enemies. Throughout the bloodshed, Hikaru and Minmay attempt to keep hold of their feelings for one another. Minmay pours her heart into her music, which may just turn out to be the key to finding peace.

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Staff

Kawamori, Shouji
Director, Series Composition, Mechanical Design
Ishiguro, Noboru
Director
Akiyama, Katsuhito
Episode Director
Itano, Ichirou
Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation, In-Between Animation


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"Prologue" by Kentarou Haneda
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Ending Theme

"天使の絵の具 Tenshi no Enogu (An Angel's Paints)" by Mari Iijima



Jun 22, 2008
TriumShockwave (All reviews)
When it was initially released, Macross: Do You Remember Love? was a benchmark by which other anime films would be judged. Its beautiful, detailed animation holds up even today, over 20 years later. This is in no small part due to the always gorgeous work of character designer Mikimoto Haruhiko, and now-legendary mechanical designer Kawamori Shoji.

In comparison to the TV series, Do You Remember Love? solves a lot of the problems people have with it. The animation holds up much better. There are no shortcuts or sudden drops in quality due to budget constraints. In addition, the movie format cuts a lot of the slower read more
Jun 29, 2021
ohohohohohoho (All reviews)
Macross: Do You Remember Love? is like a future fairy tale. You have to have a cold heart, a jaded soul to not be touched by this glittering lovers' fantasy. It's as cool and stylish as it is hopelessly romantic. It has some of the best traditional animation you'll ever see, and a truly classic look to everything from the machines; to the settings; to the abstract, dreamy, ephemeral backdrops that the characters sometimes sing or talk in front of when emotions are running high; to the characters themselves. The battle for love takes place among the twinkling stars that guide and cross the characters' read more
Sep 19, 2008
ichigopan (All reviews)
I just saw this for the first time, 20+ years after production and I am seriously impressed with this reinterpretation. I was/am a Minmay hater. She was the main reason why I couldn't get into the Macross tv series. But, she's actually likeable in this version. You almost can't hate her.

What I really enjoyed about this version is Misa Hayase's softer/vulnerable side. I think her sensitivity wasn't as obvious in the Robotech Macross series (or maybe my memory is just fuzzy because it was a long time ago). Here, while only a two hour film, her personality is quite likeable and you really read more
Mar 8, 2017
CodeBlazeFate (All reviews)
*SINCE CHANCES ARE, YOU HAVE NOT SEEN THIS MOVIE, I IMPLORE YOU TO SEEK IT OUT BEFORE RETURNING TO THIS REVIEW. THERE ARE PLENTY OF SPOILERS FOR "MACROSS: DO YOU REMEMBER LOVE?".

You know, people tend to have a lot of adamant notions on things. There are people who believe that the original version of a story is inherently and exponentially better than alternative versions and retellings. There are people who try to say that men are inherently better than women or vice versa. You have people who claim music to be less impactful and worth being labeled "art" as paintings and fiction. In one fell read more

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