Bigwest has announced the official release date for Macross Delta: Zettai Live!!!!!! and Macross Frontier: Labyrinth of Time. The two movies will appear simultaneously in Japanese theaters on October 8, 2021. Additionally, Bigwest posted new Macross Frontier and Macross Delta movie release date announcement trailers on the official Macross YouTube channel. [Thanks, Ryokutya2089!]
The Zettai Live!!!!!! trailer gives fans a few glimpses at the idol group Walküre, as well as the antagonist rival idol group Yami_Q_ray. Both the trailer and key visuals hint at the rival group’s darker motivations of destroying the galaxy with music, directly opposed to the Walküre’s use of music for peace. Furthermore, Bigwest revealed that it will show the first 5 minutes and 29 seconds of the movie on its YouTube channel on October 7, 2021, at 10 p.m. Japan Time (9 a.m. ET / 2 p.m. CEST), a day ahead of the official release.
Labyrinth of Time is the latest film adaptation in the Macross Frontier anime series. The most recent predecessor, The Wings of Goodbye, released in 2011. The trailer includes new footage from the movie and showcases some ethereal music, produced by Macross music label Flying Dog. Interestingly, the narration notes that the movie takes place “half a century” after humans began long-distance space travel, which possibly sets Labyrinth of Time at 2062. This would be three years after the events of the original Macross Frontier.
Both Macross Delta: Zettai Live!!!!!! and Macross Frontier the Movie: Labyrinth of Time will appear in Japanese theaters on October 8, 2021. The first five and a half minutes of Zettai Live!!!!!! will appear a day before the Macross Frontier and Macross Delta movie release date. It will post on the official Macross YouTube channel on October 7, 2021, at 10 p.m. Japan Time (9 a.m. ET / 2 p.m. CEST).