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ANIME DVD UPDATE: Robotech 2-Movie Collection

ANIME DVD UPDATE: Robotech 2-Movie Collection

My late partner in Streamline Pictures, Carl Macek, made a lasting mark in pop culture and anime history, by creating Robotech (1985). The 85-episode syndicated series has gone on to have a large subsequent life with sequels, prequels, comic books, toys, a devoted fandom and a live action movie in development at Warner Bros. (produced by Tobey Maguire). Now the Robotech saga continues with this upcoming DVD/blu-ray release.

The Robotech saga continues as the celebrated characters that gained world-wide popularity in the original series return in an exciting new adventure debuting as part of the Robotech: 2-Movie CollectionArriving on DVD July 23rd from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, under license from A+E Networks Consumer Products, the Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set includes the never-before-seen feature Love Live Alive as well as the timeless Robotech hit The Shadow Chronicles.

The “never before seen Love Live Alive” was an OAV released in Japan in 1985. This is its first release in English. It’s original running time was listed at only 50 minutes. The new release says 90 minutes.  They must have added new material to the Japanese original. Here are a few exclusive frames from that feature:

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