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  • Format: Animated, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Section 23
  • DVD Release Date: September 21, 2004
  • Run Time: 300 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002KVUZW
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #143,754 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Fifteen years after the conclusion of the first Robotech War, the proud tradition of honor and valor begun by the crew of the SDF-1 is carried on in the first graduationg class of the United Earth Forces Military Academe. So begin the new battles to save the Earth!

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If you love Robotech you can't miss this opportunity.
David Reyes Chauvet
The build up to the rebellion of certain characters as well as the looming shadow of the unavoidable Invid Invasion is brilliant, but a hasty ending almost ruins it.
Solomon Payne
The new re-mastered are also more expensive then the originals.
Chris A. Green

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lancer Aurelius on January 6, 2008
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*MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS*

This volume covers the second half of the under-appreciated "Robotech Masters" saga following the adventures of Dana Sterling and the Earth Robotech Defense Force after the SDF-3 departs to the the world of the Robotech Masters.

Most of what made the original Macross great (great characterization, drama, action, and storyline) was present to a slightly less (albeit still satisfying) degree in Robotech Masters. A common complaint leveled against the series is that the characterization is "poor" and that only a relatively few characters (i.e Dana Sterling) have any depth. The only merit that I can find to this statement is that a few members of the 15th ATAC Squadron were not as fleshed out as other characters. This may be true in a sense, but this is looking at the glass half-empty instead of half-full. The larger cast of good guys in Robotech Masters meant that a smaller fraction (though not necessarily smaller number) of these good guys could be given screentime as major characters. In retrospect, even Macross had several "underdeveloped" characters. For instance, a full half of the members of the SDF-1 bridge (Vanessa Leeds, Sammie Porter, and Kim Young) are relative unknowns, with the viewer barely learning anything more about them than their basic military duties. Furthermore, exempting major characters, most of the Skull Squadron remain little more than anonymous wingmen throughout the series.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Chris A. Green on October 15, 2005
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When I was a kid, I saw the original Robotech series and was instantly hooked to anime. It was the first anime show I had ever seen. I love Robotech, but the way Harmony Gold and ADV Films re-mastering it, they totally ruined it.

The originals were rated "G" and were great just the way the were. In the re-mastered versions, they added unnecessary deleted scene, basically all the nude scene that were deleted were put back making it a "PG-13." Those scenes didn't add to the story line or make it better, they were very pointless and avoidable.

The new re-mastered are also more expensive then the originals. But that's to be expected because they are suppose to be better and newer. And in the end, the re-mastered DVDs also have some trailers to other animes and shows from ADV Films.

These were hard to watch because they just weren't the shows I saw as a kid. I absolutely can not recommend this version even with the re-mastering. If you want to see what Robotech is really all about, check out the originals:

-Robotech - The Macross Saga - Complete Collection

-Robotech - The Masters - Complete Collection

-Robotech - New Generation - Complete Collection

Ironically, these are by far superior to the re-mastered editions.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By David Reyes Chauvet on July 19, 2005
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It is an epic history and is specially remastered in this DVD box set. If you love Robotech you can't miss this opportunity.
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By Solomon Payne on October 5, 2008
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This is the last half of the second Robotech series, The Masters. The build up to the rebellion of certain characters as well as the looming shadow of the unavoidable Invid Invasion is brilliant, but a hasty ending almost ruins it. This is the ending to the darkest series of the trilogy. By the end of the day you'll realize that this was the one robotech war humanity just couldn't win.
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Octavio Arredondo Perez on September 1, 2004
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Im very happy for this 5 boxset of 2 dvds because i never imaginated that ADV release the full serie whit spanish dubbed,and the new features are soo cool,like new scenes,color and sound 5.1 are great since i was a child i see for first time this serie when i have 8 years old and i loved since the firt time i watch it,now if you are a real collector of the macros or robotech saga you realy really need this box set.
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