The Macross 1/60 scale TV VF-1A Max Custom, and Macross Do You Remember Love? VF-1S Max Custom(Skull 1) by Yamato have been released! Ace pilot Max Jenius is one of the most popular characters in Macross, and these toys are based on his specific VF-1‘s that he used in pivotal events in Macross.
In the Macross TV series, his VF-1A was the first Valkyrie that he is shown using, and he used this to rescue his team mates against all odds. He later used it to defeat the Zentraedi ace, Milia, in one of the most popular episodes of the series.
In Macross Do You Remember Love?, his VF-1S is only seen onscreen for less than 10 minutes, first seen leading a section of the Skull Squadron. The ensuing battle is one of the most famous in all of Macross, and is one of the scenes he is known by. In an intense duel, he proves his worth as Skull Leader, leaving many fans with mouths agape; shocked at his incredible display of skill.
This is the very first time that Max’s TV VF-1A & movie VF-1S have been made into toys. For many fans of Max, it’s been a long time coming!