Space War I She engaged in the banter after First Lieutenant Misa Hayase entered the bridge, jokingly saying she was surprised that her commanding officer was interested in men. (SDFM: "Boobytrap")
Later that day, during the calm before the battle, Vanessa reported to Captain Global that she had detected 24 additional UFOs on a descent vector to the Macross. She couldn't detect them before because the Reaction Weaponry used to intercept the first attack wave rendered their radar ineffective.
- Run Sasaki would later voice the female lead of Studio Nue's Super Dimension Century Orguss alongside Maximilian Jenius's voice actor, Show Hayami, who voiced protagonist Kei Katsuragi. There is also a cameo of Vanessa in episode two where she appears as a vision of one of Kei's many girlfriends.
- Run Sasaki was a guest at Macross World Convention 2015.