Hello to all of our listeners. It's been a little longer coming than intended but here it is....Episode 3. The first part of our Macross Retrospective. In this episode we cover the original Super Dimensional Fortress Macross (1982), Do You Remember Love? (1984) and Flashback 2012 (1987). It's the first of many entire franchise spanning … Continue reading Episode 3! We’re talking Macross!!!
Hello everyone. Craig again. It’s taken us a little while due to some re-recording and editing issues but the second episode of The Retro Mecha Podcast is finally here! As promised at the end of our first episode this time around we’ll be reviewing Ryosuke Takahashi’s Panzer World Galient (1984), a “real robot” show that … Continue reading Episode 2 has landed!
Being an anime or manga fan can be an expensive hobby. Whether you only collect the shows/movies themselves or collect manga volumes the cost soon mounts up. You're doubly doomed to a cash free existence if you like high end action figures and statues. When it comes to certain cheaper figure lines like Figurarts … Continue reading MECHA MODELLING 101 (Or How I learned to stop worrying and love Plamo)
Hi everyone. Craig here. I'm co-host of the Retro Mecha Podcast along with my friend Ian. Here in this first post we’ll talk a little about our mission statement and also a bit about the first episode of RMP. We're both mature anime fans (I'm 37 and Ian is 42) and we've been into the … Continue reading Episode 1 is here!
This is the official page of the Retro Mecha Podcast: an anime podcast focusing exclusively on the mecha genre hosted by Ian Harper and Craig Harmer. The site is currently a work in progress but will soon be host to mecha anime news, toy reviews and all manner of things mecha related.