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Not Rated | | Animation, Sci-Fi | TV Mini-Series (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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Series cast summary:
...  Col. Millard Johnson 4 episodes, 1994
...  Isamu Alva Dyson 4 episodes, 1994
...  Guld Goa Bowman 4 episodes, 1994
Rica Fukami ...  Myung Fang Lone 4 episodes, 1994
...  Sharon Apple 4 episodes, 1994
...  Sharon Apple 4 episodes, 1994
...  Guld Goa Bowman 4 episodes, 1994
Riva Spier ...  Myung Fang Lone 4 episodes, 1994
...  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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28 February 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Макросс Плюс  »

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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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Followed by Macross Delta (2015) See more »

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After, in the Dark
Lyrics by Gabriela Robin
Music & Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Mai Yamane
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One of the better manga films I've seen
28 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

A well thought out story that unwinds around 3 separate plots. Firstly, there is a love triangle between the three main characters; the two men are test pilots competing against each other for a new transforming fighter contract with the UN Spacy defense force; and we have the latest AI music superstar visiting the lovely yet slightly odd planet of Eden.

The version which I saw was in English, and I have to say, made a very good transition from the original Japanese. Of the dubbed anime/manga films I have seen, this one is one of the better ones.


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