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Macross Plus -- Two old friends/rivals find themselves rival test pilots in competing projects while a mutual old flame returns to them with her own secrets.
Macross Plus -- Two old friends/rivals find themselves rival test pilots in competing projects while a mutual old flame returns to them with her own secrets.
Macross Plus -- 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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Directors:
Writers:
Shôji Kawamori (story)
Keiko Nobumoto (screenplay)
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Release Date:
28 February 1995 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Two old friends/rivals find themselves rival test pilots in competing projects while a mutual old flame returns to them with her own secrets. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A great, awesome final series to the Macross Saga See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Bryan Cranston ... Isamu Alva Dyson (voice: English version) (as Lee Stone)
Takumi Yamazaki ... Isamu Alva Dyson (voice)

Richard Epcar ... Guld Goa Bowman (voice: English version) (as Richard George)
Unshô Ishizuka ... Guld Goa Bowman (voice)
Rica Fukami ... Myung Fang Lone (voice)
Riva Spier ... Myung Fang Lone (as Anne Sherman)

Melora Harte ... Sharon Apple (voice: English version)
Mako Hyôdô ... Sharon Apple (voice)

Beau Billingslea ... Col. Millard Johnson (voice: English version) (as John Billingslea)
Kenji Utsumi ... Col. Millard Johnson (voice)
Dan Woren ... Yang Neuman (voice: English version) (as Jackson Daniels)
Dyanne DiRosario ... Lucy MacMillan (voice: English version) (as Bambi Darro)
Megumi Hayashibara ... Lucy MacMillan (voice)

Steve Blum ... Marj Gueldoa (voice: English version) (as Steven Blum)
Shô Hayami ... Marj Gueldoa (voice)
Banjô Ginga ... Raymond Marley (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... Raymond Marley (voice: English version)
Milton James ... General Gomez (voice: English version) (as Richard Barnes)
Kôichi Kitamura ... General Gomez (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Stephen Apostolina ... (voice: English version) (as Rudy Luzion)
Leonard Araujo ... (voice: English version) (as Leonardo Ardujo)
Phil I. Arndt ... (voice: English version)

Richard Cansino ... (voice: English version)
Christopher Carroll ... (voice: English version) (as Sam Strong)
Dorothy Elias-Fahn ... Ghost Ship Officer / Airport Annnouncer / SDF-1 Bridge Officer (voice: English version) (as Dorothy Melendrez)

Tom Fahn ... (voice: English version) (as Tom Charles)
Michelle Flynn ... (voice: English version)

Michael Forest ... (voice: English version) (as Alfred Thor)
Gloria Gines ... (voice: English version)
Ralph Holderness ... (voice: English version)
Susan Jordan ... (voice: English version)

Tom Konkle ... (voice: English version) (as Arnie Hanks)
Wendee Lee ... Reporter / hotel clerk (voice: English version)
Edward Mannix ... (voice: English version) (as Ed Mannix)
Mona Marshall ... (voice: English version) (as Liza Rhesus)
Joe Montane ... (voice: English version)
Tomohiro Nishimura ... Yang Newman (voice)
Debra Rogers ... (voice: English version)
Joe Romersa ... (voice: English version)
Masaharu Satô ... Bikens (voice)
Joshua Seth ... (voice: English version)
Kevin Seymour ... (voice: English version) (as Dougary Grant)

Peter Spellos ... Council Member (voice: English version) (as G. Gordon Baer)
Paul St. Peter ... (voice: English version) (as A.C. Doyle)

Skip Stellrecht ... (voice: English version) (as Hank Wilspank)
Barry Stigler ... (voice: English version)
Urara Takano ... Kate Masseau (voice)

Paris Themmen ... (voice: English version)
Kirk Thornton ... (voice: English version) (as Spanky Roberts)
Michael Wang ... (voice: English version)
Mimi Woods ... (voice: English version)

Directed by
Shôji Kawamori 
Shinichirô Watanabe (co-director)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shôji Kawamori  story
Keiko Nobumoto  screenplay

Produced by
Isamu Asami .... executive producer
Ryô Iguchi .... producer
Ken Iyadomi .... executive producer
Hirotake Kanda .... producer
Yutaka Maseba .... executive producer
Takashi Mogi .... executive producer
Shinji Nakashima .... assistant producer
Hirohiko Sueyoshi .... executive producer
Minoru Takanashi .... producer
Yoshio Tsuda .... producer (as Yosio Tsuda)
Taro Yoshida .... producer
Kaya Ônishi .... producer (as Kaya Ohnishi)
Yoshimasa Ônishi .... executive producer (as Yoshimasa Ohnishi)
 
Original Music by
Yôko Kanno 
 
Cinematography by
Takashi Azuhata 
Akihiko Takahashi (episode 1)
 
Film Editing by
Hideichi Kakematsu 
Shûichi Kakesu 
 
Art Direction by
Katsufumi Haryu 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Osamu Mikasa .... second assistant director (episode 3)
Yûji Moriyama .... assistant director (episode 3)
Minoru Ôhara .... second assistant director (episodes 1-4)
 
Art Department
Shinji Higuchi .... storyboards
Shôji Kawamori .... storyboards
Kazutaka Miyatake .... original production designer
Yoshinori Sayama .... artboards
Kiyomi Tanaka .... artboards
Shinichirô Watanabe .... storyboards
 
Sound Department
Phil Brewster .... sound re-recording mixer
Les Claypool III .... final mix
Masafumi Mima .... sound director
Joe Romersa .... digital tracking
 
Visual Effects by
Mitsunori Katâma .... computer graphics director
 
Animation Department
Atsushi Aono .... animation director (segment 2)
Nei-Yo Ebisu .... animation director
Masami Goto .... mechanical animation director
Jeong-Gyun Jeong .... animation and finishing scheduling (as Jeung-Gyun Jeung)
Shôji Kawamori .... mechanical designer
Yoshihiro Kitano .... animator (segments 1-2 and 4)
Masayuki .... original character designer
Kôji Morimoto .... animation director: Sharon Apple Concert scenes
 
Music Department
Toshiaki Ohta .... music producer
Shiro Sasaki .... music producer
 
Other crew
Ichirô Itano .... action choreographer
Kazutaka Miyatake .... original mechanical designer
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
115 min (movie version) | 35 min (4 episodes)
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Canada:14A | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Canada:PG (TV re-rating) | France:U | UK:12

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Trivia:
Despite Sharon Apple being a fictional character, Yoko Kanno released a 4-song CD in Japan credited to her. This CD, 'Sharon Apple: The Cream P.U.F', contained 2 songs not available on either of the original soundtracks - 'Information High' and 'The Borderline'.See more »
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 so.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A great, awesome final series to the Macross Saga, 8 July 2002
Author: Steve (Yagamei@aol.com) from Toronto

This is one of those animes that just leave you sitting there in awe for a while after you turn off the tape / DVD. It's just simply that good. First of all, the animation is solid and well done. A fine, entertaining mix of CGI graphics and crisp, clean and modern japanimation make this series a visual treat, which is understandable -- After all it is one of the more expensive animes ever made. The plot is also very admirable, an engrossing love triangle between Isamu Dyson, Guld Bowman, and Myung Lone. You'll be sucked right in. Despite what some may think or say -- There is also a good degree of action in this little series. Enough to wet the whistle of any hardcore or new viewer of the Macross saga. You'll feel yourself relating to the character, feeling what they feel, and so on. You'll find yourself rooting for either the YF 19 or the YF 21, which are the test veritechs in this movie. It's a great experience. The soundtrack is highly superb, as in incorporates a fine mix of lustful tunes with some good spirit lifting songs during flights, and at the end of episodes. Whether you watch the dub or the sub (the dubbing is actually very well done in this series ), the vocals are fantastic, and very important to the movie's plot and overall experience. As far as whether you should get the movie or the volumes -- I would HIGHLY recommend you go for the volumes. The movie is, for some weird reason, more gory than the volumes, as the final scene with Guld .. that just ripped my heart apart. But aside from that, the volumes give you more scenes, some of which are very interesting, such as an opening action sequence. It's just a more thorough watch. I truly hope that all anime fans get a chance to see this series -- It's fantastic, inspirational, and visually great. My highest recommendation for this one.

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