Robotech

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Robotech is a science fiction franchise that began with an 85-episode anime television series produced by Harmony Gold USA in association with Tatsunoko Production and first released in the United States in 1985.wikipedia
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Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross

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It was adapted from three original and unrelated, though visually similar, Japanese anime television series (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA) to make a series suitable for syndication.
It was adapted as the "Second Generation" of the American TV series Robotech.

Robotech (comics)

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The kits were originally intended to be a marketing tie-in to a similarly named comic book series by DC Comics, which was cancelled after only two issues. Robotech comics published by Comico, Eternity, Academy, and Antarctic Press.
Robotech comics first officially appeared in print in 1985, though Comico published the first issue of its license from Harmony Gold USA under the Macross name.

SDF-1 Macross

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In the series, Robotechnology refers to the scientific advances discovered in an alien starship that crashed on a South Pacific island.
It was later edited and amalgamated into the American animation series Robotech (1985).

Genesis Climber MOSPEADA

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It was adapted from three original and unrelated, though visually similar, Japanese anime television series (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA) to make a series suitable for syndication.
MOSPEADA was adapted as the third generation of the American series Robotech, much like Macross.

The Super Dimension Fortress Macross

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It was adapted from three original and unrelated, though visually similar, Japanese anime television series (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA) to make a series suitable for syndication. The line consisted of mecha model kits imported from Japan and featured in anime titles such as The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982), Super Dimension Century Orguss (1983) and Fang of the Sun Dougram (1981).
Most of its animation (with edited content and revised dialogue) was adapted in the US for the first saga of Robotech.

Super Dimension Century Orguss

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The line consisted of mecha model kits imported from Japan and featured in anime titles such as The Super Dimension Fortress Macross (1982), Super Dimension Century Orguss (1983) and Fang of the Sun Dougram (1981).
Orguss was originally planned to be used as the third season of Robotech in the United States, just as the two other Super Dimension series (Macross and Southern Cross) were used for the two first seasons.

Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles

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Note: Asterisked works are now considered 'secondary continuity'—that is, that their events exist in the continuity of Robotech, but 'don't count' when conflicts arise with the primary continuity that comprises the three-part Robotech TV series and 2006's Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles.
At Anime Expo 2004, Harmony Gold USA revealed that Robotech: Shadow Force was in production to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Robotech in 2005.

Robotech Defenders

Prior to the release of the TV series, the name Robotech was used by model kit manufacturer Revell on their Robotech Defenders line in the mid-1980s.
Contrary to what their name seems to imply, the "'Robotech Defenders'" are not part of the Robotech Anime Universe adapted by Carl Macek and released by Harmony Gold USA, however they did adopt the same moniker and logo.

Harmony Gold USA

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Robotech is a science fiction franchise that began with an 85-episode anime television series produced by Harmony Gold USA in association with Tatsunoko Production and first released in the United States in 1985.
Macek originally wanted to adapt The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, but was instead forced to combine three different anime series together, which became Robotech:

Robotech: The Movie

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Robotech: The Movie
Robotech: The Movie, also called Robotech: The Untold Story, is a 1986 American-Japanese science fiction animated film based on the Robotech TV series and Robotech franchise created by Harmony Gold USA.

Robotech (novels)

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Robotech novels written by Jack McKinney, most notably The End of the Circle.
In 1987, the Robotech animated series was adapted into novel form by authors James Luceno and Brian Daley and published by Del Rey Books.

Carl Macek

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Harmony Gold producer Carl Macek worked with the OVA's original creators to make the story and the new ending work.
Carl F. Macek came to public attention in 1985 as the producer and story editor of the influential animated television series Robotech, which he produced for Harmony Gold USA.

Tatsunoko Production

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Robotech is a science fiction franchise that began with an 85-episode anime television series produced by Harmony Gold USA in association with Tatsunoko Production and first released in the United States in 1985.
Robotech, An adaptation of Macross, Southern Cross, and Mospeada (co-produced with Harmony Gold USA and Big West) (1985)

Tommy Yune

In 2002, Tommy Yune announced development of a new sequel film, which was untitled until 2004 as Robotech: Shadow Force.
Tommy Yune is a South Korean-born American comic book author who became known for his manga-style work on Speed Racer, which was followed by a comic industry revival of classic anime shows such as Battle of the Planets and Robotech.

Comico: The Comic Company

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Robotech comics published by Comico, Eternity, Academy, and Antarctic Press.
Although an ownership dispute led to Evangeline moving to First Comics to be continued for two more years, Comico landed a major license in Robotech, with 1985 seeing the debut of three Robotech series (with a schedule that released a Robotech comic book once every two weeks).

Robotech II: The Sentinels

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The Sentinels in all its incarnations.
Macek believed that Tatsunoko secretly intended to re-use this higher-quality footage for a Japan-only sequel to Genesis Climber MOSPEADA - one of the Japanese series that had been adapted into the original Robotech series.

Macross

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This combination resulted in a storyline that spans three generations, as mankind must fight three destructive 'Robotech Wars' in succession with various invading forces, each of which is motivated in one way or another by a desire for a powerful energy source called 'protoculture'.
The first TV series was adapted into the first season of Robotech in 1985, with edited content and a revised script.

Robotech 3000

Macek attempted another sequel with the development of Robotech 3000.
Robotech 3000 was Harmony Gold's attempt to revive the Robotech franchise before the turn of the millennium.

Anime

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Robotech is a science fiction franchise that began with an 85-episode anime television series produced by Harmony Gold USA in association with Tatsunoko Production and first released in the United States in 1985.
The trend towards American distribution of anime continued into the 1980s with the licensing of titles such as Voltron and the 'creation' of new series such as Robotech through use of source material from several original series.

Jack McKinney (writer)

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Robotech novels written by Jack McKinney, most notably The End of the Circle. Since 1987, Robotech was adapted into novel form by "Jack McKinney", a pseudonym for the team of James Luceno and the late Brian Daley, a pair of writers who had been working with Macek since they had collaborated on the animated series Galaxy Rangers.
As well as adapting Robotech into novel form, they were also responsible for the Sentinels series which continued to expand the Robotech Universe.

MechaCon

Harmony Gold premiered the movie at various film festivals in 2006, and it was first seen by a public audience at MechaCon on August 9, 2006, where it was showcased as a charity screening to help raise funds for the ongoing Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita recovery effort.
In 2006, as a special part of MechaCon’s 2006 programming, Harmony Gold USA provided fans of the Robotech franchise with the first-ever public screening of the film Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles.

Palladium Books

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Robotech RPGs published by Palladium Books.
Robotech, based on the anime series of the same name. The original Robotech license began in 1986 and lapsed in 2001. In 2007 Palladium reacquired the license and published The Shadow Chronicles in 2008. On May 20, 2013, Palladium Books raised $1,442,312 from a Kickstarter campaign to develop a new miniature wargaming system called Robotech RPG Tactics. The license for all Robotech merchandise ended in March 2018.

Eternity Comics

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One of Eternity's most successful titles was its 1988–1994 licensing of the Robotech franchise.

Matchbox (brand)

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In Robotech Art 3: The Sentinels, Carl Macek blamed the cancellation of the series on the crash of the Yen/Dollar exchange rate, which caused toy partner Matchbox to withdraw from the project.
Action toy lines from Matchbox included Fighting Furies, Ring Raiders, Robotech, Voltron, Parasites, Monster in My Pocket and Pee-Wee's Playhouse.

James Luceno

Since 1987, Robotech was adapted into novel form by "Jack McKinney", a pseudonym for the team of James Luceno and the late Brian Daley, a pair of writers who had been working with Macek since they had collaborated on the animated series Galaxy Rangers.
James Luceno (born 1947) is a New York Times bestselling author, best known for his novels and reference books connected with the Star Wars franchise and the Star Wars Expanded Universe, and (with Brian Daley under the shared pseudonym Jack McKinney), novelisations of the Robotech animated television series.