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Robotech II: The Sentinels (1988)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  September 1988 (USA)
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As the Robotech Expeditionary Force prepares to confront the Robotech Masters at their home planet, the Invid are already ravaging it.

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Credited cast:
Tony Oliver ...
Hunter (voice)
Melanie MacQueen ...
Hayes (voice) (as Aline Leslie)
...
Minmei (voice) (as Reba West)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Lang (voice) (as Greg Snow)
Tom Wyner ...
Wolfe (voice) (as Abe Lesser)
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Max (voice) (as Jimmy Flinders)
Theodore Lehmann ...
Exedore (voice) (as Leonard Pike)
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Emerson / Edwards / Prisoner 1 (voice) (as Jeffrey Platt)
Oliver Barrett ...
Bowie Grant (voice)
...
Leonard (voice) (as Guy Garrett)
Steve Kramer ...
Tesla / Jirl (voice) (as Drew Thomas)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcela Bordes ...
Minmei (voice)
Juan Alfonso Carralero ...
Hunter (voice) (as Juan Carralero)
Enrique Garduza ...
Baker (voice)
Edward Mannix ...
Cabell (voice) (as Cyn Branch)
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In this movie consisting of the first three episodes of the abortive TV sequel series, we rejoin the characters of the first Macross portion of the series a couple of years after the destruction of Superdimensional Fortesses 1 and 2. Now, General Rick Hunter and Admiral Lisa Hayes are making the final preparations for a crucial intersteller expedition to the Robotech Masters' world of Tirol using the newly built SDF-3. This immense task is further complicated by preparations for their wedding which they agreed would be on the new ship just before it launches. Unknown to them however, the Robotech Masters are already enroute to Earth in a long voyage to reclaim the desperately needed protoculture energy supply that was hidden in SDF-1 and won't arrive for years. With their absence, the Invid, lead by the male leader of that enemy race to the Masters, the Regent, is attacking that weakened planet. He hopes to recover the stolen protoculture supply there, or at least exact genocidal ... Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Fun but incomplete
4 October 1999 | by (Rockville, MD) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this "movie", actually the start of an incomplete series supposed to span 65 episodes. A diehard Robotech fan, I couldn't get enough of this tape, which kept the original voices of the Robotech TV series while recreating the feel of the series even with new animators. Sadly, the story is very incomplete, since all it takes is the first 4 episodes of what would have been a series. Having read the (complete) robotech books, I know that the Sentinels are a group of aliens the SDF-3 is supposed to meet early in the Robotech II story, but despite the "Sentinels" present in the name of the movie, you don't even get a glimpse of them! I hope, probably in vain, eventually someone will pick up and finish the series.


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