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Macross Plus Movie Edition (1995)

Gekijouban Makurosu Purasu (original title)
Movie compilation edition of the acclaimed OVA.

Director:

Shôji Kawamori

Writers:

Shôji Kawamori (story), Keiko Nobumoto (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Billingslea ... Col. Millard Johnson (voice)
Richard Epcar ... Guld Goa Bowman (voice)
Melora Harte ... Sharon Apple (voice)
Riva Spier Riva Spier ... Myung Fang Lone (voice)
Dan Woren ... Yang Neuman (voice)
Dyanne DiRosario Dyanne DiRosario ... Lucy MacMillan (voice)
Steve Blum ... Marj Gueldoa (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... Raymond Marley (voice)
Milton James ... General Gomez (voice)
Richard Cansino ... Dr. Worth / Additional Voices (voice)
Edie Mirman ... Kate Masseau (voice)
Edward Mannix Edward Mannix ... Additional Voices (voice)
Stephen Apostolina ... Additional Voices (voice)
Leonard Araujo Leonard Araujo ... Additional Voices (voice)
Phil I. Arndt Phil I. Arndt ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Movie compilation edition of the acclaimed OVA.

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Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1997 (USA) See more »

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Macross Plus Movie Edition See more »

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Remake of Macross Plus (1994) See more »

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A Sai en
Music and Arrangement by Yôko Kanno
Lyrics by Yôko Kanno (as Gabriela Robin)
Performed by Raiche Coutev Sisters
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A bad splice job overall.
27 June 2015 | by sakurakitsuneSee all my reviews

I give the original OVA a lot of praise because it's a beautiful series and has a grand story. The movie version however...

I couldn't recommend this to anyone, even Macross fans like myself. The major problem with it is that it's a retelling of the events in Macross Plus.

And sadly it's not like Macross: Do You Remember Love?. This one still uses the exact same academy standard 4:3 aspect ratio like the OVA.

It has the same graphics, it has the same music. It's story should be relatively the same shouldn't it? It is but it's been altered a bit to retell the story in a different way. This wouldn't be a problem either... However they took the typical Quick method and just cut and spliced parts of the OVA together. This wouldn't be a big deal. However the problem with this is that it ruins the pacing and some scenes seem forced or to short, and then there are some scenes that are just randomly spliced in for god knows what reason to tell the story.

The story in this one is also relatively weaker compared to the OVA because the retelling just wasn't as good since it's a cut and splice job. And it literally feels like that. Not a full fledged movie. So because of this sadly... I have to give this movie a lower rating compared to the OVA.


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