Ever wanted to join the ranks of Lynn Minmay and Mylene Flare Jenius? To save the galaxy through the power of song? If you’re between the ages of 12 and 25, your dreams could come true! Oh, and you have to be an unmarried woman. And send them a demo tape (CD-R, MD, video, DVD) with two songs (if they’re covers, they can’t both be by the same artist). You’ll need a pair of pictures, too (one close up of your face and a full body shot for “atmosphere”). There’s an application form as well, of course (better have a parent along if you’re under 18). Want to know a bit more about what you’ll be getting into? Tough – Victor won’t answer questions about the new Macross production ahead of the fact.

This whole thing is just so steeped in old-school deliciousness I don’t know where to begin – this audition process itself is practically an anime in the making. I wish I could be a fly on the wall at the production studio on the day those who make the first round cut gather to size each other up… (no more)