Today Lionsgate announced that they are bringing a new Robotech movie collection to DVD, putting together a special collector’s edition of The Shadow Chronicles with the premiere release of Love Live Alive. Priced at $19.98, the DVD set will be arriving with a bunch of bonus features. Here’s the full rundown in 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
- Pre-production Gallery
- The Sadow Chronicles
- “Birth of a Sequel” featurette
- Score Music Video
- “Anime Selects” podcast coverage
- !Pon Anime
- “Robotech 3000” demo reel
- “Robotech 3000” motion capture sequences
- Deleted scenes with optional commentary
- Animatics with optional commentary
- Image Galleries: Personnel Dossier, Ship Registry, Mecha Database, Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles, Secret Files
The Robotech 2-Movie Collection is up for preorder now and will be shipping on July 23.