In the year 1999, an alien battle-fortress crashes on an island in the Pacific. Over the next ten years, mankind repairs and refits this fortress, using the advanced "robo-technology" found aboard it to create fighter planes that can transform into giant robots. As soon as the repaired fortress is ready for launch, the aliens to whom it belongs finally discover its location.
Last Episode03x25 Symphony of Light Aired: Jun. 28, 1985
The war with the Invid comes to a head, as Rick Hunter's returning expeditionary force presses the attack against the alien invaders to the very …
Series Fun Facts
- The computer screens of the SDF-1 often contain references to Star Trek: The Original Series, including "Star Dates" and "Klingons".
- The original 1985 series left viewers hanging with an unresolved ending that was not continued until the release of Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles over 20 years later.
- There is a running gag throughout "The Macross Saga" where Captain Gloval hits his head as he enters the bridge of the SDF-1. It is said this was an homage to the famous blooper in "Star…
[show]There is a running gag throughout "The Macross Saga" where Captain Gloval hits his head as he enters the bridge of the SDF-1. It is said this was an homage to the famous blooper in "Star Wars" when a stormtrooper hits his head on a door in the Death Star.