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Shôji Kawamori (story)
Sukehiro Tomita (screenplay)
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Release Date:
21 July 1984 (Japan) See more »
Explore the outer limits of imagination where humans battle a race of giant bionoids.
In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Mari Iijima ... Lynn Minmay (voice)
Arihiro Hase ... Hikaru Ichijyo (voice)
Mika Doi ... Misa Hayase (voice)
Michio Hazama ... Bruno J. Global (voice)
Noriko Ohara ... Claudia LaSalle (voice)
Akira Kamiya ... Roy Focker (voice)
Osamu Ichikawa ... Golg BoddoleZer (voice)
Eiji Kanie ... Vrlitwhai 7018 (voice)
Ryûnosuke Ôbayashi ... Exsedol 4970 (voice) (as Ryûsuke Ôbayashi)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ... Lynn Kaihun (voice)
Shô Hayami ... Maximillian Jenius (voice)
Katsumi Suzuki ... Hayao Kakizaki (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ... Kim Kaviroff (voice)
Sanae Miyuki ... Shammy Milliome (voice) (as Miyuki Muroi)
Run Sasaki ... Vanessa Laird (voice)
Eri Takeda ... Milia 639 (voice)
Yoshino Ôtori ... Moruk LapLamiz (voice)
Kôsuke Meguro ... Quamzin 03350 (voice) (as Yûichi Meguro)
Tsutomu Fujii ... Loli 28356 (voice)
Jeffrey Smith ... Warera 25258 (voice)
Akari Hibino ... Tewanton 3565 (voice) (as Yôko Ogai)
Tomomichi Nishimura ... Master of Ceremonies (voice)
Ikuya Sawaki ... Senior Statesman (voice)
Ken'yû Horiuchi ... TV Reporter (voice)
Yoshio Kawai ... Guest A (voice)
Shigeru Nakahara ... Guest B (voice)
Nobuo Tobita ... Boy (voice)
Nagisa Andô ... Meltran Soldier (voice)
Kent Gilbert ... Conda 88333 (voice)
Junko Hino ... Additional Voices (voice)
Saki Takimoto ... Additional Voices (voice)
Natsumi Sasaki ... Additional Voices (voice)
Eriko Chihara ... Additional Voices (voice)
Sanae Mihara ... Additional Voices (voice)
Yasushi Sugihara ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kosuke Tomita ... Additional Voices (voice)
Yuriko J. Takahashi ... (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simon Broad ... Bruno J. Global / Lynn Kaihun / Hayao Kakizaki (voice: English Version) (uncredited)
John Culkin ... Hikaru Ichijyo (voice: English version) (uncredited) (uncredited)
Barry Haigh ... Roy Focker (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Matthew Oram ... Britai Kridanik (voice: English version) (uncredited) (uncredited)

Directed by
Noboru Ishiguro 
Shôji Kawamori 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shôji Kawamori  story
Sukehiro Tomita  screenplay

Produced by
Tsuneyuki Enomoto .... producer
Akira Inoue .... producer
Hiroshi Iwata .... producer
Original Music by
Kentaro Haneda 
Cinematography by
Kazunori Hashimoto 
Production Design by
Kazutaka Miyatake 
Production Management
Toshihiro Hirano .... production director
Ichirô Itano .... production director
Haruhiko Mikimoto .... production director
Art Department
Osamu Honda .... assistant art director
Hiroaki Satô .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Yasunori Honda .... sound director
Animation Department
Hideaki Anno .... animator
Kiyotoshi Aoi .... animator
Eikô Fujitaka .... animator
Yoshiharu Fukushima .... animator
Hiroaki Gôda .... animator
Hiroshi Hamazaki .... animator
Toyoko Hashimoto .... animator
Toshihiro Hirano .... animation director
Chûichi Iguchi .... animator
Fumio Iida .... assistant animation director
Yoshinobu Ineno .... animator
Ichirô Itano .... animation director
Yoko Kadokami .... animator
Narumi Kakinouchi .... assistant animation director
Yoshinori Kanemori .... animator
Hiroshi Kawamata .... animator
Yoshiji Kigami .... animator
Ichimatsu Kikuchi .... animator
Hiroyuki Kitakubo .... animator
Hidemi Kubo .... animator
Tsuguyuki Kubo .... animator
Mahiro Maeda .... animator
Masaji Maruyama .... animator
Shôichi Masuo .... assistant animation director
Mitsunori Matsuda .... animator
Haruhiko Mikimoto .... animation director
Haruhiko Mikimoto .... character designer
Tôru Misaka .... animator
Kazutaka Miyatake .... mechanical designer
Yoshio Mizumura .... animator
Sadami Morikawa .... animator
Kôji Morimoto .... director: opening animation (as Kouji Morimoto)
Kôji Morimoto .... key animator
Hiroaki Motoigi .... animator
Takashi Nakamura .... animator
Hiroshi Oikawa .... animator
Takashi Saijô .... animator
Itaru Saitô .... animator
Toshiharu Sato .... animator (as Toshiharu Go)
Sanae Sawada .... animator
Shinji Seya .... animator
Hideaki Shimada .... assistant animation director
Toshikatsu Shinozaki .... animator
Kazuhiro Taga .... animator
Motosuke Takahashi .... animator
Kazuhiko Utagawa .... animator
Ayumi Yabuki .... animator
Hiroshi Yamagishi .... animator
Tadakatsu Yoshida .... animator
Nobuteru Yûki .... animator (as Nobuteru Yuuki)
Other crew
Katsuhito Akiyama .... technical director
Norihiko Harada .... additional mechanical designer
Yasushi Ishizu .... additional mechanical designer
Yutaka Izubuchi .... additional mechanical designer
Akira Kagami .... additional mechanical designer
Tatsuya Kasahara .... technical director
Shôji Kawamori .... additional mechanical designer
Shôji Kawamori .... story supervisor
Meusaku Satsuki .... technical director
Kenji Yoshida .... project planner
Yoshimasa Ônishi .... project planner

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Chôjikû Yôsai Macross: Ai Oboeteimasuka" - Japan (original title)
"Macross in Clash of the Bionoids" - International (English title) (short version), USA (dubbed version)
"Macross: Clash of the Bionoids" - Canada (English title) (censored version), USA (censored version)
"SDF-1 Macross: Do You Remember Love?" - , International (English title) (imdb display title)
"Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?" - International (English title) (imdb display title), Japan (English title)
"Clash of the Bionoids" - USA (censored version)
"Macross '84" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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114 min | 95 min (Clash of the Bionoids English dub)
Aspect Ratio:
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This movie has become caught up in numerous legal disputes on both sides of the Pacific (the most prominent, although by no means only one being the copyright dispute between Big West/Studio Nue and Tatsunoko/Harmony Gold), and it has been said because of this, there might never be a legitimate United States release of the film on DVD.See more »
[last lines]
Misa Hayase:Just an old love song...
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Love Unforgotten, 22 January 2012
Author: hellraiser7 from United States

People we fall in love with are always ones we would least suspect or even picture in our minds, once the reality hits you know it's right.

This film is one of my favorite anime films but also favorite films in general loosely based on one of my favorite TV shows "Macross", so that's two for two. I love this film because I feel it was just made for me, because it has everything I could possibly want, and that's something I don't say much, but most importantly it's a romance story done the right way.

It's a little hard for me to do a review about this movie since I've seen the original TV show so I know who is going to get who and what is going to happen in the end. But what makes this film unique is that's it's a different style and the rich story is retold differently.

The animation style is more up to date than the original show, making everything seem more realistic, and personally I still feel it looks great. From the violence which doesn't pull no punches and is even more intense due to some blood involved, my favorite fight is the one between Milia and Max which was awesome. The design of Macross city looks reminiscent of modern day Tokyo or New York City. Most importantly the human characters physically look right for their age.

The music score and soundtrack is great, to me it's one of the best damn one's for movies in general. A few new songs are in it that were never in the show, like the "Do you remember love" and the end theme, both of them are the kind of songs I can listen to forever.

However the real power of this film as usual like the show is the fact it's not concerned so much with it's plot but with the characters, Hikaru, Misa, and Minmei, whose love triangle is the real plot.

You just love all three of these characters all of them are fleshed out well. One of the things I appreciate about this movie is how they handled Minmei. Minmei in this movie is actually a lot different than she was in the TV show, because not just does she look this time like a woman in her twenties where in the TV show she looked like she was still in her teens and a bit young for Hikaru. She acts more mature and actually likable, but also sympathetic because we see in one scene when she goes back home with her jerk of a step cousin and manager, we see her place which looks like any other celebrities place clean and full of nice things, but despite the fame and fortune she wears a look of sadness, because the only thing that's missing in her life right now is someone to love, it's like how Austin stated from "Pride and Prejudice" how one with great fortune is always in need of a significant other. Hikaru and Misa are pretty much the same like in the original show, which makes us love them all the same.

I really like the chemistry with all three of them it's believable due to the dialog and how they interact, it's doesn't turn melodramatic or stupid. It does romantic tension right because it really looks like the characters try. You hope that one of the female characters gets Hikaru, (though it's pretty obvious who it is if you saw the TV show)and when one of them gets Hikaru it feels right you feel both do deserve each other. But most of all that Hikaru makes the right choice and loves the other for the right reasons.

There are two unforgettable scenes which occur in the film where were also in the TV show but in the movie they last a long while, have depth and are important parallels to one another. We see one where Hikaru is trapped in a section with Minmei and both romantic and sexual tension endures, in a way this part of the film emulates any person's dream of being trapped in the same place with someone you can only dream of ever having. But the most memorable scene is with Hikaru and Misa which plays out beautifully, Misa is a person that Hikaru obviously thinks is a non likely person he can deeply love from the constant arguments and disagreements they have mainly due to misunderstandings, though he does harbor some desire/attraction for her from a camera shot where both are in some heated argument and we see a shot of Misa's legs and he looks down on them as she chews him out; it's a common feeling for some guys whom desire girls that look/seem unattainable. Both come to a post apocalyptic Earth, seeing that I'll admit I found unnerving, kinda similar to the film "The Quiet Earth". When they explore more of the planet they soon discover a lost city (possibly Atlantis or Eden), warm up to one another along the way and both fall in love. This scene I can't help but feel serves as a biblical allegory where both Hikaru and Misa are Adam and Eve and the ruined Earth is the new Eden.

And of course there is one other couple that somewhat parallels Max and Milia, even though I wish there were more scenes with the two together, but I did get the feeling both connected, from the fact both are unable to kill one another in the fight due to being equally matched, even one scene when both see one another in the flesh for the first time and say one word that seals their fate. It just demonstrates that even people two people from different ends of the spectrum can love.

Love is unforgotten as long as one always has the ability to love.

Rating: 4 stars

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