In April, it was revealed that the long promised Robotech Love Live Alive special was finally coming to DVD in the West. Long Live Alive is a repackaging of the third part of the Robotech series with some new footage and narrative sprinkled in. Bundled in with Love Live Alive, is a "collector's edition" of the follow up to the Robotech animated series, The Shadow Chronicles.
Recently a trailer was made available for the DVD:
Love Live Alive runs for 90 minutes and is presented in 4x3 full frame, while The Shadow Chronicles goes for 88 minutes and is in 16x9 widescreen.
The special features include:
Love Live Alive
- Pre-production Gallery
The Shadow Chronicles
- Birth of a Sequel” featurette
- Score Music Video
- “Anime Selects” podcast coverage
- “!Pon Anime
- “Robotech 3000″ demo reel
- “Robotech 3000″ motion capture sequences
- scenes with optional commentary
- Animatics with optional commentary
- Image Galleries: Personnel Dossier, Ship Registry, Mecha Database, Prelude to the Shadow Chronicles, Secret Files
The DVD will be available on July 23, 2013 with an MSRP of $19.98.