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)
Melora Harte ...
 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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This OAV and _Macross 7 (1994) (TV)_ were the result of Big West giving 'Shoji Kawamori' an unlimited budget in return for him finally making another Macross production. Kawamori set only one condition: he would not revisit the original main trio of the first TV series (Hikaru, Misa and Minmay). See more »

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Isamu Alva Dyson: Hey, we're expected.
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It doesn't get any better then this.
7 August 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

The Animation is with out par, Character/Mecha designs are inspired, great music, and the story is amazing.

Basically it's a love triangle between childhood friends, who still having somethings to work out... Set in the future world of Eden, a sci fi world that almost seems possible. Although it is set in the same universe as Macross, it was conceived as a new project and made to fit into the existing history of the Macross TV series. So if you haven't seen Macross or only know Robotech you wont be lost in this story.

If you love this series, check out Vision of Escaflowne (Make sure it the uncut/unedited version.. The best choice is subtitled). Some of the same creators worked on both project and who can resist Medieval Mecha.


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