From the Oricon Chart, this time the news comes from the second soundtrack album from Macross Delta anime series. The album titled Walküre Trap is successfully ranked third in Oricon weekly chart from September 26 to October 2, 2016. Released on September 28, 2016, the album sold over 55.743 copies in its first week.
Walküre Trap album consists of 12 tracks sung by Walküre, unit idol from Macross Delta. Most of the songs are performed on the second cour of anime, including the song “Zettai Reido θ Novatick” and “Hametsu no Junjou” which become the second opening and ending song. Not only that, this album also presents the legendary song of the Macross series, “Ai Oboete Imasu ka?” Walküre version.
The Walküre itself consists of Kaname Buccaneer (Kiyono Yasuno), Mikumo Guynemer (JUNNA), Freyja Wion (Minori Suzuki), Reina Prowler (Nao Touyama), and Makina Nakajima (Nozomi Nishida).
Previously, the first album of Walküre titled “Walküre Attack” successfully sold over 77.527 copies and ranked second in the first week of sales. The album was released on July 6, 2016.
Macross Delta is one of the anime that aired in the spring of 2016 and in Summer 2016 as leftover series. The anime series was produced by studio Satelight and directed by Shoji Kawamori. Anime has become the fourth series of the Macross anime franchise that has been present since 1982, after the Super Dimensional Fortress Macross, Macross 7 and Macross Frontier.
Set in year 2067 (8 years after Macross Frontier), the anime centers around the three main characters, Hayate Immelman (voiced by Yuuma Uchida) who met with Freyja Wion (voiced by Minori Suzuki), a girl from the Windermere planet wishing to joined the idol group Walküre and Mirage Farina Jenius (voiced by Asami Seto), one of the Delta Squadron pilots that served to protect Walküre.
Meanwhile, Brisingr Globular Cluster region began to be threatened by the presence of a mysterious syndrome called Var that can only be handled by Walküre, tactical sound unit (read: the idol group) formed by Chaos, a private military company. On the other hand, Kingdom of Wind from Windermere planet began their plan to rule the planets in Brisingr Globular Cluster area in order to “free” from N.U.N.S rule.