Macross, Southern Cross, Mospheada Licenses Renweded for Thirty-Five Years

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Macross, Southern Cross, Mospheada Licenses Renweded for Thirty-Five Years

Post by amigocabal » 2019-07-06 02:41pm

The odds of Disney getting the distribution and merchandising rights to Macross has just decreased.

https://www.denofgeek.com/us/tv/robotec ... 1WMVGIpZ1w

For the past few years the future of the Robotech franchise seemed to be in question. Back in 2017 a California court upheld a license agreement between Harmony Gold U.S.A. Inc. and Tatsunoko Production, which affirmed Harmony Gold’s license to the three-anime programs from Tatsunoko that were combined to create the unique Robotech anime series.

The big problem? In the upholding of that licensing agreement it also became public knowledge that Harmony Gold’s license to the three series that made up Robotech, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross, The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber Mospeada, would expire on March 14, 2021.

When this news originally broke many fans assumed that once the 2021 date hit, Tatsunoko would simply take their programs back from Harmony Gold. In a sense, the Robotech franchise had a ticking clock on it.

However, it has now been officially confirmed by Harmony Gold that their license agreement with Tatsunoko has been extended beyond the 2021 date. Yes, Robotech isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Below is the official release.

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Re: Macross, Southern Cross, Mospheada Licenses Renweded for Thirty-Five Years

Post by LadyTevar » 2019-07-07 01:56pm

What did I tell you guys about SUITABLE FORUMS?
This deals with Robotech, which is SCI FI. Off it goes.
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Re: Macross, Southern Cross, Mospheada Licenses Renweded for Thirty-Five Years

Post by Sidewinder » 2019-07-09 02:42pm

Hopefully, this means we'll get blu-ray releases of the Do You Remember Love? and Macross Plus movies, Macross Frontier, etc.
Please do not make Americans fight giant monsters.

Those gun nuts do not understand the meaning of "overkill," and will simply use weapon after weapon of mass destruction (WMD) until the monster is dead, or until they run out of weapons.

They have more WMD than there are monsters for us to fight. (More insanity here.)

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Re: Macross, Southern Cross, Mospheada Licenses Renweded for Thirty-Five Years

Post by Vendetta » 2019-07-10 05:16pm

Sidewinder wrote:
2019-07-09 02:42pm
Hopefully, this means we'll get blu-ray releases of the Do You Remember Love? and Macross Plus movies, Macross Frontier, etc.
Harmony Gold have sat on the license and done fuck all for the last two and a half decades, why would you think they would start now?

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