From Macross Compendium

  • Development begins on a space fighter [to be known as] VF-5.


February 6

  • Earth Defense Council decides that should SDF-1 Macross launch and eventually make contact with an alien race, they were not to initiate hostilities under any circumstances.

February 7
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Vol. V: Rhapsody in Love
Macross Love

  • Macross's space launching ceremony. The Zentradi Army's Vrlitwhai Fleet arrives within the Solar System. During its enemy search operation for Supervision Army survivors, the fleet happened to detect traces of an Supervision Army gun destroyer's (Macross's) defold reaction from 10 light years away and came in pursuit. Macross's Main Cannon automatically fires.
  • Outbreak of Space War I between Earth and the Zentradi. [Note: Studio Nue had originally set these events in 2009 July 7 or 2009 October.]

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (for Sony PlayStation 2)

  • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-01 Booby Trap
    • A pilot serves as Skull Squadron's seventh member during Space War I.
  • TV Episode 02 Countdown
  • TV Episode 03 Space Fold
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-02 Space Fold
    • Macross misnavigates during its fold and folds out of [the major planets' orbits of] the Solar System. It begins the return voyage to Earth by conventional space travel.
  • TV Episode 04 Lynn Minmay


  • ARMD III commissioned.
  • City area completed aboard Macross.
  • TV Episode 05 Transformation
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-03 Transformation
    • Macross's transformation.
  • Rollout of MBR-04-Mk X Defender.

April 3-15

  • TV Episode 06 Daedalus Attack
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-04 Daedalus Attack


  • ARMD IV and ARMD V commissioned.



  • ARMD VI commissioned.

October 5

  • TV Episode 07 Bye-Bye Mars
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-05 Bye-Bye Mars
    • Macross lands on Mars at 1100.
    • Macross's Battle of Mars Base.
  • ARMD VII commissioned.
  • U.N. Spacy's SVMAT-102 squadron of VT-1 Valkyrie trainers assigned to ARMD-04 for three months.

October 10
Dreaming Prelude: My Fair Minmay

  • TV Episode 08 Longest Birthday
    • UN Spacy awards Hikaru Ichijyo with the Titanium Medal, promotes him from Staff Sergeant to Second Lieutenant, and assigns him to lead the Vermillion Team. Lynn Minmay celebrates her 16th birthday the week after the Battle of Mars Base.


  • TV Episode 09 Miss Macross
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-06 Miss Macross
    • Macross's onboard TV station begins broadcasting. [Note: Macross Broadcasting System holds Miss Macross Contest the week after Lynn Minmay's birthday].

November 8

  • TV Episode 10 The Blind Game
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-07 The Blind Game
    • The Skull Squadron's Vermillion Team escorts an ES-11D Cat's Eye with Misa Hayase on a reconnaissance mission while the same squadron's Purple Team escorts a second ES-11D Cat's Eye with Emma Granger.


  • TV Episode 11 First Contact
  • TV Episode 12 The Big Escape
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-08 The Big Escape
  • TV Episode 13 Blue Wind
    • Macross returns home to Earth.
  • TV Episode 14 Global Report
  • TV Episode 15 China Town

November 24

  • TV Episode 16 Kung Fu Dandy

November 26

  • TV Episode 17 Phantasm

November 30

  • TV Episode 18 Pineapple Salad
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-09 Pineapple Salad

December 6-7

  • TV Episode 19 Burst Point
    • Sony PlayStation 2 Game Stage P-10 Burst Point
    • Destruction of North America's Ontario Autonomous Region by the bursting of Macross's omnidirectional barrier.


  • TV Episode 20 Paradise Lost
    • Macross, under orders to sortie away from Earth, leaves Earth's atmosphere again. [Note: In the film comics, Hikaru Ichijyo dates a letter "2010" before the Macross leaves Earth. However, in the actual animation, he does not date this letter -- in fact, he never finishes this letter. (Japanese letters are dated at the end.) -- EL]
  • Rollout of MBR-04-Mk XII Phalanx.

December 24
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Falling Snow in the Milky Way

  • White Christmas
    • Misa Hayase and the rest of the Macross bridge crew receive Christmas Eve broadcasts from distant Earth. Lynn Minmay rehearses at the TV station studio for an upcoming Christmas variety special, "Falling Snow in the Milky Way" while guest Hikaru Ichijyo looks on. The three Zentradi Miclone spies experience their first Christmas Eve.

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