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Battle Pod


Battle Pod

Technical Data

Equipment Type: zentradi battle pod
Government: Mardook
Accommodation: pilot only
Dimensions: height 10.4 meters
Mass: empty mass unknown
Structure: unknown
Power Plant: rear mounted engines
Propulsion: thrust unknown; 4 x rear right/left thrusters (mounted two per pod); 2 x rear thrusters (mounted in rear center hull); many x vernier thrusters
Design Features: one main forward sensor
- Armament -
  • 2 x large fixed-forward beam cannons (mounted forward on dorsal hull)
  • 2 x turret beam cannons (mounted forward on ventral hull)
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • 2 x retracting mini-missile launchers with 36 x mini-missiles per launcher (mounted one per left/right thruster pods; 72 missiles total)

  • Description and History

    The Battle Pod is the standard combat mecha of the Mardook's Zentradi forces. It is a simple mecha, but is well armed with both beam cannons and missiles. A full-sized Zentradi pilots the Battle Pod while lying forward across almost the full length of the pod.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross II, Episode 1
    Pilot(s): no notables
    Other appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: Atsushi Okuda, Junichi Akutsu, Kazumi Fujita, Koichi Ohata

    Line Art

  • Battle Pod details
  • Battle Pod cockpit details
  • Translated information from Entertainment Bible #51, B-Club #79, Mecha Press #7 and Macross Chronicle
    Images From - This Is Animation Special 5: Macross II, B-Club #79 and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist