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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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Col. Millard Johnson: You can't carry challenge and recklessness within in the same pocket. Do you know who said that, Lieutenant?
Isamu Alva Dyson: Hmmm... no, sir.
Col. Millard Johnson: I did. That's the lesson I learned.
Isamu Alva Dyson: And?
Col. Millard Johnson: Do you know what else you're carrying in your pocket, Isamu Dyson?
Isamu Alva Dyson: Uh, no... sir.
Col. Millard Johnson: Stupidity!
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Wanna Be an Angel
Lyrics by Gabriela Robin
Music & Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Performed by Akino Arai
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a great anime with great animation
22 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

when i first saw this, i was amazed. i expected so much from shinichiro watanabe and got everything i was expecting. this has the classic rival-love story along with kick ass mech fighting. even my dad, who has only seen akira and the cockpit, thought that the yf-21 brain control was a cool idea. the animation is incredible, something you would expect from watanabe. if you liked robotech or any other macross related element, then see this.


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