Macross Plus (1994)

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Two old friends/rivals find themselves rival test pilots in competing projects while a mutual old flame returns to them with her own secrets.

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 Isamu Alva Dyson (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Guld Goa Bowman (4 episodes, 1994)
Rica Fukami ...
 Myung Fang Lone (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Sharon Apple (4 episodes, 1994)
Mako Hyôdô ...
 Sharon Apple (4 episodes, 1994)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
 Guld Goa Bowman (4 episodes, 1994)
Riva Spier ...
 Myung Fang Lone (4 episodes, 1994)
Takumi Yamazaki ...
 Isamu Alva Dyson (4 episodes, 1994)
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2040 AD. Humankind's first colonized planet, Eden. Master pilot Isamu Dyson is assigned to New Edwards Flight Center as the test pilot for the prototype variable fighter, the YF-19. YF-21 pilot Guld Goa Bowmann is also there. Once friends and now rivals, the two compete in prototype trials. Meanwhile, virtual singer Sharon Apple has come to Eden to hold a concert. Her producer, Myung Fan Long, was a former friend of the two pilots. The three will fulfill a fated reunion ...." [Bandai Visual] Written by Jeremy Pace <jhpace1@eos.ncsu.edu>

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The competition between General Galaxy and Shinsei Industry is meant as a parallel to the real-life competition that was held between Lockheed and Northrop to determine the newest tactical air fighter, the YF-22 or YF-23. The YF-19 valkyrie in macross plus retains several design features of earlier craft, as did the real YF-22, while being cutting-edge. The YF-21 valkyrie's design was heavily influenced by the real YF-23, and both share the stigma of being grand departures from what is considered "standard" aeronautical design in both real and animated worlds. See more »

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Isamu Alva Dyson: Hey, we're expected.
Yang Neuman: Well, since no trick I know is gonna work now, I guess we'll just have to bust our way in. We'll blow some of the unmanned sats in orbit and use the fragments as cover when they burn up on re-entry. If we create enough targets, the defense systems don't know what to aim for. Of course, to keep them from spotting the plane while we're going in, we'll have to keep the flight systems turned off. My simulation estimates it should give us our best opportunity. At least I think ...
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Lyrics by Dai & Ken=Go->
Music & Arrangement by CMJK
Performed by Melodie Sexton
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simply awesome
31 October 2004 | by (earth) – See all my reviews

what can i say ?this has to be one of my all time favourtie mangas movies from the soundtrack to the animation to the story to the dogfights this film had me hooked .It follows the story of a young maverick test pilot and his rivalry against another rival test pilot and former childhood friend(they both also like the same girl who now voices the famous popstar sharon apple) when they all meet again add cool visuals transforming mecha into the mix and you get the cool anime that is macross plus.It reminded me a little of topgun .I first saw this film when i was 8 years old I'm 17 now and it still stands up against the likes of todays animation standards in fact they just don't make em like they use to.i bought the whole set o DVD as soon as i found it and its well worth it i recommend this to anyone who likes manga 8 out of 10!


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