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Macross Plus (1994)

Video  |   |  Animation, Sci-Fi  |  28 February 1995 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Isamu Alva Dyson (voice) (as Lee Stone)
Takumi Yamazaki ...
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Guld Goa Bowman (voice) (as Richard George)
Unshô Ishizuka ...
Guld Goa Bowman (voice)
Rica Fukami ...
Myung Fang Lone (voice)
Riva Spier ...
Myung Fang Lone (as Anne Sherman)
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Sharon Apple (voice)
Mako Hyôdô ...
Sharon Apple (voice)
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Col. Millard Johnson (voice) (as John Billingslea)
Kenji Utsumi ...
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Yang Neuman (voice) (as Jackson Daniels)
Dyanne DiRosario ...
Lucy MacMillan (voice) (as Bambi Darro)
Megumi Hayashibara ...
Lucy MacMillan (voice)
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Marj Gueldoa (voice) (as Steven Blum)
Shô Hayami ...
Marj Gueldoa (voice)
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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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Quotes

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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Voices (English Version)
Lyrics by Wakako Kaku
Translation & English Lyrics by Michelle Flynn
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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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