Jose Luis S Manalansan,IV (
Wed, 6 Dec 2000 11:12:15 -0800

I've been pondering this but is the reason why they made the original macross crew (Misa, Hikaru, et al) disappeard was because of the death of Hikaru's seiyuu???

Anybody with info on this? wrote:

>The Megaroad-01 left Earth in 2012 on a coloney mission towards the center=
> of the galaxy in 2012. It was escorted by a Zentreadi fleet, and was=
> commanded by Admiral Misa Hayase-Ichijyo. The CAG was Hikaru Ichijyo, and=
> one other notable personage was Lynn Minmei. Unfortunately, all contact was=
> lost with the ship and its fleet in 2016 (but this was not revealed to the=
> public for many years). Nothing was ever discovered of what happened to the=
> fleet. </blockquote><br>
>Sounds about right.<br>
><blockquote type=3Dcite cite>&gt; &gt;Southern Cross was more then=
> butchered. They turned the whole plot around. &gt;Since the &quot;Robotech=
> Masters&quot; (don't know their southern cross names) in the &gt;original=
> were trying to reclaim their planet which was taken over by the=
> &gt;Southern Cross (I assume they were originally from Earth) then they are=
> &gt;almost actually the good guys. &gt; </blockquote><br>
>This wasn't even part of the original Macross series.&nbsp; Southern Cross=
> in Japan is something totally unrelated to Macross I'm pretty sure of=
> it.&nbsp; It was really called Southern Cross, and Robotech: 2nd Generation=
> is really supposed to be called Mospeda...and Robotech the Movie is really=
> supposed to be called Megazone...ah yes...don't we all love Carl=
> Macek...<br>
><blockquote type=3Dcite cite>Well, like Gundam, I'm not sure if there were=
> truly good guys on either side of that one. &gt; &gt; &gt; &gt;=
> &gt;Robotech: The Movie... Never saw it, but read the novelization. The=
> movie was pretty different from the novelization (I read the novel, and=
> seen the movie). Even so, I almost can't watch the movie without coming to=
> tears over what they did to Megazone 23 Part 1, which pretty much started=
> the whole OVA thing and was a damn fine movie. &gt; What &gt;strikes me is=
> I know that Harmony Gold needed 85 episodes to release as a &gt;daily show,=
> but why didn't they just stick with the Super Dimensional Series? &gt; Just=
> show Macross, Orguss, and Southern Cross with their original stories=
> &gt;intact. I know Carl Macek originally was trying to release Macross with=
> it's &gt;story intact. &gt; &gt;Jason &gt; He originally tried to. But he=
> couldn't afford the asking price of Orguss. Plus, if you watch the series,=
> you'd find that it doesn't really fit the Robotech story as well as=
> MOSPEADA. I think it ended up for the best. I've seen some of Orguss, but=
> I'm not all that impressed with it. Roland=
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>I think Carl did a great job on the first series, as from what I understand=
> there isn't much difference between the (uncut) version of Robotech Macross=
> and the original Macross.&nbsp; That's probably why I respect only Robotech=
> Macross and no other series of the Robotech saga.&nbsp; The rest of the=
> series were simply things trying to replicate the Robotech Macross success.=
> (remember those &quot;Robotech to the rescue&quot; toy commercials? yeah=
> thought so ^_^)&nbsp; Anyways, the rest of the series really never made it=
> to cartoon morning because stupid ass Mattel (was it them?) decided to take=
> charge and force the series to follow their demands.&nbsp; At least that's=
> what happened with the Sentinels.&nbsp; &quot;They&quot; just ran out of=
> money after that.<br>
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