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: 7.961 (scored by 2313123,131 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #7052
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Popularity: #3185
Members: 48,497
Favorites: 747

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


Jun 22, 2008
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 ...
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. ...
Nov 13, 2017
***There will be spoilers in this review.***

For an upcoming project it was necessary for me to see this film. I had not seen anything Macross related before seeing this film but the promotional artwork for the film got me really excited. However after sitting through the two hour runtime, I am frustrated.

The beginning of this film was somewhere between great and amazing. The opening thirty or so minutes really pulled me. The opening concert, the fight outside the space ship, the rescue of the singer, the short bonding between the main characters, all of these moments were done exquisitely.

Another element of the film ...

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This count as a summary?
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Series Connection?
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