Funimation has announced today that Robotech, the epic space opera anime of humans defending earth against alien domination, is set to return for a new generation of fans! All 85 episodes of the remasterd anime series will be available beginning August 24th, 2021 via the official Funimation streaming service in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. The two Robotech movies, Robotech II: The Sentinels and Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, will be available as well!
Funimation also announced that it will exclusively debut the Robotech - Collector's Edition box set via the Funimation Shop. The exclusive box set contains all 85 episodes of the series, all remastered on Blu-ray and in Dolby Digital. It also includes a variant transforming Robotech - Roy Folker's VF-1S, an exclusive variant action figure - Roy Folker in a black pilot uniform, and a series of embroidered Robotech patches. The Robotech - Collector's Edition is currently available for pre-order, and will land September 28, 2021 for $249.98.
Harmony Gold and Tatunoko Productions introduced an entire generation of vieres to anime when it premiered in 1985 with its action-adventure animated series Robotech. To this day the Robotech fan base is thriving and growing around the globe, thanks in part to the original series, films, video games, tabletop games, and comic books. Truly a testament to the characters, story, and universe that they created over 30 years ago.
When an alien ship crashes in the South Pacific, humanity reverse-engineers its Robotechnology to build the warship SDF-1 and prepare for another assault. But the arrival of a new armada will kick off a generation-long war for both Earth and the cosmos!