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-


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: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.931 (scored by 2333823,338 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7372
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3213
Members: 48,918
Favorites: 750

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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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Characters & Voice Actors


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


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Prologue" by Kentarou Haneda

Ending Theme

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


Apr 30, 2024
Absolutely blew me away after watching SDF. One of my favorite anime movies I’ve ever seen. Viewing SDF vastly improves your first viewing of the movie, as otherwise you’ll miss out on a lot of side characters and bits of lore from the SDF anime. It’s a necessary sacrifice to make a movie work though, and it pays off for the main characters.

The animation is top notch. It’s gorgeous. Probably has some of the best animation I’ve seen in a movie.

The love triangle is vastly improved and actually makes sense. In a lot of ways, this is closer to how it should have played out ...
Mar 1, 2016
Mixed Feelings
Macross is a classic mecha series that's surprisingly suits well with the musical dramas settings on it.

In the fictional modern world of 2009, Humans were engaged in war with a giant male aliens in which was called Zentraedi and their female counterpart Meltrandi. These two types of aliens were also warring each other. At one time when a singer called Lynn Minmay doing her concert, the Zentraedi began their invasion to humans, and she almost die during the incident but being saved by a young mecha pilot called Hikaru Ichijo, in which he unintentionally saw her struggling when he retreated to the Macross, humans mothership. ...
Jul 23, 2023
The original Macross anime was a unique show that delved into the profound themes of intergalactic discovery, mutual understanding, complex character development, and the struggles of humanity's survival. However, this movie seemed to have lost sight of the essence that made the series so special, as it turned into a mere two-hour advertisement for song albums.

One of the most glaring issues with this adaptation is the rushed and haphazard storytelling. The rich character development that made the original anime so compelling is completely lacking in this movie. Many characters seem to have lost their significance and screen time, leaving the audience disconnected and unsatisfied. The ...

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Poll: Macross: Do You Remember Love? Episode 1 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Trojun - May 16, 2008
82 repliesby satyrelfheim »»
Jul 7, 9:16 PM
This count as a summary?
Umbreon20 - Sep 14, 2022
3 repliesby Riilu »»
Sep 20, 2022 3:08 PM
Series Connection?
MrShepherd - Jul 1, 2010
8 repliesby HeirofZor »»
Apr 29, 2020 5:40 AM
This is the greatest and most beautiful anime movie ever made.
Kleferi - Feb 27, 2010
7 repliesby Xstasy »»
Feb 5, 2020 2:21 PM
is it a remake?
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