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ADV and Harmony Gold PR: Robotech

posted on 2001-04-02 19:07 EDT
The official PR from ADV and Harmony Gold regarding Robotech

Excerps from the PR released on Monday, April 2, 2001 regarding the joint release of Robotech by ADV and Harmony Gold:

Official Press Release
For Immediate Release
April 2, 2001

ADV Films and Harmony Gold Announce DVD Release of
Robotech: The Macross Saga

HOUSTON - ADV Films is proud to announce the upcoming DVD release of Harmony Gold's Robotech: The Macross Saga, the event of the millennium that millions of fans everywhere are waiting for!

This June, hold onto your seats as the premiere collections of the original Robotech series hit the shelves with a giant robotic force never seen in the DVD retail industry! With 6 exciting episodes on each DVD and a suggested retail price of only $14.98 each, Robotech: The Macross Saga: First Contact and Robotech: The Macross Saga: Transformation will literally fly off the shelves, and you do not want to miss out on that action!

Robotech: The Macross Saga: First Contact
When a mysterious battleship crashes onto Macross Island in the South Pacific, the future of mankind is changed forever. Realizing that there are hostile forces in the universe, the people of Earth race to rebuild the SDF-1 as their first line of defense against a possible alien attack. But even as they struggle to master the science of Robotechnology, the vengeful Zentraedi armada is approaching the Earth!

Robotech: The Macross Saga: Transformation
The danger continues to mount for the survivors of Macross City and the crew of the SDF 1 as the ship's arrival on Mars sets up a new turn of deadly events. Under constant attack by the giant Zentraedi, hounded at every turn and desperately short of resources, the humans wage a desperate battle for survival. But in the shadow of war, the power of love takes on an unexpected significance, for it is the strength of the human heart that may turn the tide of the battle!

Macross Saga 1: The Robotech Legacy will also be available, which will include not only the DVDs for Robotech: The Macross Saga: First Contact and Robotech: The Macross Saga: Transformation, but also a special edition Extras disc. This bonus disc will contain the English version of Codename: Robotech (75min.), an audio commentary track by Carl Macek (Story Editor for Robotech) and abundant production sketches. It will also include an international clip featuring French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese audio tracks, and this Macross Saga 1: The Robotech Legacy carried the extraordinary suggested retail price of only $44.98.

Strap into your Veritech and get ready for the ride of your life! Don't miss out on the phenomenon called ROBOTECH when this classic animated sci-fi series that's thrilled millions of viewers for over fifteen years finally arrives on DVD!

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