Macross Plus (OAV)

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[ part of [Macross], sequel of (The) Super Dimension Fortress Macross (TV) ]

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      Macross 7 Plus (OAV) (spinoff)
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    Macross Plus Movie Edition (compilation)

Alternative title:
マクロスプラス (Japanese) 
마크로스 플러스 (Korean) 
Genres: action , drama , science fiction 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Copyright notice: ©1994, 1995 Big West/Macross Plus Project. 
Plot Summary: The year is 2040 and the galaxy is flourishing with several colonies and advanced technology. AI is near perfection and the current top idol is the near-completed Virturoid Idol Sharon Apple. All that is missing are her actual feelings, which instead are supplied by Myung Fang Lone. Sharon's debut concert is on planet Eden, where at the same time, fighter pilots Isamu Dyson and Guld Bowman battle over air superiority for the "Supernova Project." Isamu, Guld and Myung were once childhood friends, but after an accident seven years ago, they went their own separate ways. With Myung back in the picture, the old disputes are once again awakened. And when an unstable and illegal AI technique is installed in Sharon, the situation is worsened. 
User Ratings: 1363 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 209 votes (sub:121, dub:76, raw:3, ?:1, others:8
4 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Russian dubbed
)
 Excellent: 357 votes (sub:200, dub:138, raw:5, ?:4, others:10
3 Spanish subtitled
2 French subtitled
2 Korean subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Very good: 333 votes (sub:192, dub:122, raw:3, ?:1, others:15
3 Portuguese subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
2 French dubbed
2 Russian subtitled
2 French subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Portuguese dubbed
)
 Good: 271 votes (sub:133, dub:112, ?:6, edit.dub:5, raw:4, others:11
3 Spanish subtitled
3 French subtitled
2 Dutch subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Decent: 106 votes (sub:54, dub:48, raw:3, others:1
1 German subtitled
)
 So-so: 41 votes (dub:21, sub:17, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Not really good: 18 votes (sub:10, dub:7, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Weak: 18 votes (dub:10, sub:7, edit.dub:1)
 Bad: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Awful: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:2)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 2431 users, rank: #415 (of 5998)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.957 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.5835, rank: #573 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 7.899 (Very good), rank: #542 (of 5995) (seen all: 7.98 / seen some: 6.31 / won't finish: 3.82)
Bayesian estimate: 7.896 (Very good), rank: #371 (of 4547)
Running time: 40 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 4 
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage:
1994-08-25 
2003 (Spain) 
2006-07-01 (USA - Encore Action) 
Release dates: We have 16
Opening Theme:
#01: "Voices (a capella version)" by Akino Arai (ep 1) 
#01: "Voices (English Version)" by Michelle Flynn (ep 1) 
#02: "Idol Talk" by Akino Arai (ep 2) 
#03: "Pulse" by Wu Yun Ta Na (ep 4) 
Ending Theme:
#01: "After, in the Dark" by Mai Yamane (eps 1-3) 
#02: "Voices (English Version)" by Michelle Flynn (ep 4) 
#02: "Voices" by Akino Arai (ep 4) 
Links: We have 3
Trivia: We have 7
Comment:
Along with the re-release of the Appleseed OAV, Macross Plus was Manga Entertainment's first domestic anime release. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Macross Plus - The Collection (DVD) 2005-06-14 (from $11.83)
    Macross Plus (DVD 1) 1999-09-28 (from $11.97)
    Macross Plus (DVD 2) 1999-10-12 (from $14.77)
VHS
    Macross Plus - Part 1 (Dub.VHS 1) 1999-02-23 (from $3.95)
    Macross Plus - Part 2 (Dub.VHS 2) 1999-02-23 (from $2.29)
    Macross Plus - Part 3 (Dub.VHS 3) 1999-02-23 (from $5.58)
    Macross Plus - Part 4 (Dub.VHS 4) 1999-02-23 (from $1.95)
    Macross Plus - Part 1 (Sub.VHS 1) 1999-02-23 (from $0.99)
    Macross Plus - Part 2 (Sub.VHS 2) 1999-02-23 (from $1.94)
    Macross Plus - Part 3 (Sub.VHS 3) 1999-02-23
    Macross Plus - Part 4 (Sub.VHS 4) 1999-02-23 (from $1.89)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Shoji Kawamori 
Director: Shinichiro Watanabe 
Screenplay: Keiko Nobumoto 
Storyboard:
Shinichiro Watanabe (eps 1-4)  
Shinji Higuchi (eps 2-3) 
Shoji Kawamori (eps 1-4)  
Music: Yoko Kanno 
Original creator: Shoji Kawamori 
Character Design: Masayuki 
Art Director: Katsufumi Hariu 
Animation Director:
Atsushi Aono  (ep 2) 
Koji Morimoto (concert) 
Masami Goto (Mecha; ep 4) 
Wase Emishi (ep 1) 
Yasuhiro Seo (ep 4) 
Yuji Moriyama (eps 3-4) 
Mechanical design: Shoji Kawamori 
Sound Director: Masafumi Mima 
Cgi Director: Mitsunori Kataama 
Director of Photography: Akihiko Takahashi 
Action Choreography: Ichiro Itano 
Assistant Animation Director:
Hiroshi Osaka (ep 4) 
Kazuya Tsurumaki (ep 1) 
Assistant producer: Shinji Nakashima 
Digital Graphic Design:
Kiyomi Tanaka 
Yoshinori Sayama 
Music producer:
Shiro Sasaki 
Toshiaki Ohta 
Original Mechanical Design: Kazutaka Miyatake 
Recording: Fujio Yamada (Techno Sound) 
Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box) 
Special Director: Ichiro Itano 
Theme Song Lyrics:
Gabriela Robin (Sharon Apple songs) 
Wakako Kaku ("Voices") 
Theme Song Performance:
Akino Arai ("Voices", "Idol Talk") 
Gabriela Robin ("Santi-U") 
Mai Yamane ("After, in the Dark") 
Mako Hyoudou as Sharon Apple 
Rica Fukami as Myung Fang Lone 
Takumi Yamazaki as Isamu Alva Dyson 
Unshou Ishizuka as Guld Goa Bowman 

Banjou Ginga as Raymond Marley 
Kenji Utsumi as Col. Millard Johnson 
Kôichi Kitamura as General Gomez 
Megumi Hayashibara as Lucy Macmillan 
Sho Hayami as Marge Gueldoa 
Tomohiro Nishimura as Yang Neumann 

Norio Wakamoto as Dr. Worth(ep 2) 
Urara Takano as Kate Masseau 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Triangle Staff 
Backgrounds: Studio Fuga 
Broadcaster:
Bandai Channel 
NHK 
Editing: Jay Film 
Film Developing: Imagica 
Finish Animation:
Dr. Movie 
Lightfoot 
In-Between Animation: Dr. Movie 
Key Animation Assistance: DAST 
Music Production: Victor Entertainment 
Original Creator:
Big West 
Studio Nue 
English cast
English staff
Director: Quint Lancaster 
Translation:
Michelle Flynn ("Voices") 
Neil Nadelman 
Nobuhiro Hayashi 
ADR Script: Raymond Garcia 
Executive producer:
Ken Iyadomi 
Yutaka Maseba 
Producer: Taro Yoshida 

Digital Tracking: Joe Romersa 
Recording Facility Engineer: Les Claypool III 
Subtitle Timing: Neil Nadelman 
Theme Song Lyrics: Michelle Flynn ("Voices" - English Version) 
Theme Song Performance: Michelle Flynn ("Voices" - English Version) 
Anne Sherman as Myung Fang Lone 
Lee Stone as Isamu Alva Dyson 
Melora Harte as Sharon Apple 
Richard George as Guld Goa Bowman 

Bambi Darro as Lucy Macmillan 
Beau Billingslea as Col. Millard Johnson 
Bob Pappenbrook as Raymond Marley 
Dougary Grant as Morgan 
Jackson Daniels as Yang Neumann 
Richard Barnes as General Gomez 
Steven Jay Blum as Marj Gueldoa 

Dorothy Melendrez as
Airport Announcer 
Ghost Ship Officer 
SDF-1 Bridge Officer 
G. Gordon Baer as Council Member 
George C. Cole as Council Member 
Wendee Swan as
Hotel Clerk(ep 2) 
Reporter(ep 3) 

English companies
ADR Production: Animaze 
Broadcaster:
Encore Action 
Sci-Fi Channel (Ani-Monday) 
Syfy (Ani-Monday) 
Teletoon (Canada) 
DVD Authoring: Crush Digital Video 
Internet Streaming: YouTube 
Licensed by:
Madman Entertainment (Australia/New Zealand) 
Manga Entertainment 
Manga Entertainment (UK) (United Kingdom) 
Recording Facility: Magnitude 8 Post 
Soundtrack:
AnimeTrax (2001 Release) 
JVC (1995 Release) 
Subtitles: Captions, Inc. 
French staff
French cast
(none)
Françoise Cadol as Sharon 
Hélène Otternaud as Myung 
Luc Bernard as Galudo 
Michel Mella as Isamu 
Patrick Guillemin as Galudo(ep 3) 
Stéphane Godin as Isamu(ep 3) 

Dominique Lelong as Lucy 
Fabrice Josso as Yan(ep 3) 
Gerard Berner as Millard 
Laurence Crouzet as Lucy(ep 3) 
Nicolas Sempé as Yan 
Patrick Borg as Marje 

French companies
Broadcaster: Canal + (from 1998) 
Distributor:
Manga Video (France) 
Pathé (France) 
Dubbing Studio: S.T.A.R.T. 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Azucena Díaz (Spain dub) 
Translation: María Ferrer (Spain dub) 

Mixing: Ferrán Mosquera (Spain dub) 
Azucena Díaz as Myung Fang Lone(Spain dub) 
Carlos Lladó as Isamu Alva Dyson(Spain dub) 
Ramón Rocabayera as Guld Goa Bowman(Spain dub) 

Alfonso Vallés as Coronel Millard Johnson(Spain dub) 
Antonio Pujós as Marj Gueldoa(Spain dub) 
Isabel Valls as Lucy MacMillan(Spain dub) 
Xavier Fernández as Yang Neuman(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Distributor: Selecta Visión (Spain) 
Dubbing Studio: Dubbing Films (Barcelona) 
DVD Distribution: Selecta Visión 
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Raffaele Farina 
Translation:
Elisa Bellia 
Elisa Galletta 

Dialogues: Elisa Galletta 
Editorial Coordination: Luca Ficarelli (DVD edition) 
Enrico Maggi as Guld Goa Bowman 
Patrizio Prata as Isamu Alva Dyson 
Roberta Federici as Sharon Apple 
Roberta Gallina as Myung Fang Lone 

Augusto Di Bono as Comandante Macross 
Cinzia Massironi as Lucy MacMillan 
Davide Garbolino as Yang Neumann 
Orlando Mezzabotta as Col. Millard Johnson 

Aldo Stella as Tassista 
Italian companies
Distributor:
Panini Video Italia (new distributor - since 2005) 
Polygram Video 
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Distributor: Manga DVD 
Dutch cast
(none)
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Distributor: MC Entertainment 
Licensed by: MC Entertainment 
Russian cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Broadcaster: Multishow (Brazil) 
Portuguese cast
(none)
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