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Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982)
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Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982)
Original name: 超時空要塞マクロス
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" during the first Human-alien war. It's the first part of two franchises: The Super Dimension series and Macross series. Macross is a science fiction series that combines transformable mecha, apocalyptic battles, wartime romance, and music. It features mechanical designs by Kazutaka Miyatake and Shoji Kawamori and character designs by Haruhiko Mikimoto of Artland. Macross also created one of the first anime idols Lynn Minmay, turning her voice actress Mari Iijima into an instant celebrity, and launching her musical career. Most of its animation was adapted outside of Japan for the first saga of Robotech.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: space wars, spacecraft, soldier, loss of friend, robot, outer space, evil alien, battles, space and aliens, cloning, survival, adventure, military, save the world, a.i., navy, danger, imaginary, chaos, escapades, rivalry, alien encounter, worldwide chaos, post apocalypse, end of the world ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, year 2009, 1990s, year 1999

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Robotech (1985)
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Country: USA, Japan
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Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
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Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 24 min.
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Country: USA, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Macross Zero  (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Taking place one year before the events of the original Macross series, Macross Zero chronicles the final days of the war between the U.N. Spacy and anti-U.N. factions. After being shot down by the anti-U.N.'s newest fighter plane, ace pilot ...
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