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Idol Group 9nine's Kanae Yoshii Stars in Macross Musical [News via AnimeNewsNetwork]

Stage musical marks anime's 30th year with story revolving around Miss Macross Contest
[News via AnimeNewsNetwork]

9nine idol group member Kanae Yoshii will make her stage musical debut in the Macross the Musicalture this October. Yoshii will play a young girl named Sakura Crawford in this musical that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the science-fiction romance anime franchise Macross.
The story is set in 2062, five decades after the Space War I conflict seen in the first Macross story. Macross 29 is the 29th New Macross Class colonization fleet to leave Earth in the aftermath of that devastating war. People who were once scarred by war now live a tranquil, oasis-like existence. 
However, the fleet has hardly any military strength due to pacifism, and its economy is on the brink of collapse. Due to the high unemployment rate in the urban areas, a Neo Zentran movement that advocates a renewed military has been gaining steam, especially among the young alien Zentradi. 

 A "Miss Macross Contest" has been launched as part of the economic recovery plan among Macross 29 citizens. Lives converge at the event when two youths named Ash and Sakura spot Vigo, a young Neo Zentran leader, in the distance.
[News via AnimeNewsNetwork]

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