Robotech is back in a never-before-seen movie set during the Invid Invasion from "Robotech: The New Generation!" The trailblazing anime series is hitting Comic Con this year with a two-film set featuring the new film, Robotech: Love Live Alive and the classic movie Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, which both feature tales from the tail end of the original "Robotech" saga. Best of all, we've got an action-packed CraveOnline Exclusive clip from Robotech: Love Live Alive, featuring all the Veritech, Cyclone and Invid action you remember from the unforgettable series… only this time it's new!
The official San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Robotech panel information is as follows:
What: We cordially invite you to the Robotech Industry Panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Join us for a discussion on all things Robotech and celebrate the July 23rd DVD release of the Robotech: 2-Movie Collection featuring the brand-new never-before-seen Love Live Alive film and the classic hit The Shadow Chronicles. Interviews available upon request.
Be sure to stop by the Robotech X Booth on the Mezzanine level and be on the lookout for exclusive o-cards for signing, available only at San Diego Comic Con.
Who: Tommy Yune (Robotech Creative Director), Steve Yun (Robotech V.P. Of New Media), Kevin McKeever (Robotech V.P. Of Marketing), Scott Glasgow (Composer), Jamey Scott (Supervising Sound Editor) and Svea Macek (Creative Consultant)
Where: San Diego Convention Center – Room 6DE
When: Thursday, July 18, 2013
8:15p.m.– 9:15 p.m.
From the Press Release:
The Robotech saga continues as the celebrated characters that gained world-wide popularity in the original series return in an exciting new adventure debuting as part of the Robotech: 2-Movie Collection. Arriving on DVD July 23 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment, under license from A+E Networks Consumer Products™, the Robotech: 2-Movie Collection DVD set includes the never-before-seen feature Love Live Alive as well as the timeless Robotech hit The Shadow Chronicles.
The Robotech chronicle continues with the unveiling of the all-new anime adventure Love Live Alive. Taking place during and after the events of Robotech: The New Generation (available in Robotech: The Complete Series from Lionsgate Home Entertainment), this thrilling installment in the Robotech saga follows the adventures of Lieutenant Lance "Lancer" Belmont as he recounts his journey from before his first encounter with Scott Bernard to the aftermath following Admiral Rick Hunter's expedition to liberate the Earth from the mysterious Invid race. Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles continues the epic battle as Scott Bernard must once again face his tragic past as he joins the returning Robotech Expedition against new mechanized adversaries known as the Haydonites.
Robotech maintains its place as one of the most popular anime properties ever, the center of a massive media empire that includes comic books, toys and a major motion picture currently in development. Voted one of the “Top 50 Sci-Fi Properties of All Time” by IGN.com, Robotech remains a fan favorite.
Complete with bonus material that includes multiple featurettes, deleted scenes, outtakes, photo galleries and animatics, this affordably priced 2-film DVD collection will be available for the suggested retail price of only $19.98.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
· Love Live Alive
o Pre-production Gallery
· The Shadow Chronicles
o “Birth of a Sequel” featurette
o Score Music Video
o “Anime Selects” podcast coverage
o “!Pon Anime” podcast interview
o “Robotech 3000” demo reel
o “Robotech 3000” motion capture sequences
o Deleted scenes with optional commentary
o Animatics with optional commentary
o Image Galleries: Personnel Dossier, Ship Registry, Mecha Database, Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles, Secret Files
*Subject to change