Choujikuu Kidan Southern Cross


Robotech Masters

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Super Dimensional Cavalry Southern Cross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, Southern Cross
Japanese: 超時空騎団サザンクロス
English: Robotech Masters
Spanish: Robotech: The Masters
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Type: TV
Episodes: 23
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 15, 1984 to Sep 30, 1984
Premiered: Spring 1984
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Big West, Harmony Gold
Licensors: ADV Films
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 6.711 (scored by 35453,545 users)
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Ranked: #63132
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Popularity: #6836
Members: 8,619
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Synopsis

By the year 2120, humans have successfully colonized other planets following the near devestation of Earth from the last great world war. However, on Gloire, one such colony are surprised and unprepared at the arrival of The Zor, a group of beings whom were the original inhabitants of the planet and left following similar near fatal events. Coming to reclaim their former home world, a relentless war erupts between both races that ultimately leads to a cataclysmic showdown and into a no-win scenario for either.

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Staff

Hasegawa, Yasuo
Director
Kojima, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"Hoshi no Deja Vu (星のデ・ジャ・ブー)" by Youko Katori (鹿取容子)
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Ending Theme

"Yakusoku (約束)" by Youko Katori




Reviews

Jan 7, 2010
Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross may seem like your average mecha anime from the 1980s, but in reality it's one of the most unique members of the genre. Unlike the popular Gundam series, or even the other mecha titles by Tatsunoko Productions, Southern Cross is written from the point of a female protagonist. Jeanne is brave, strong, capable, and most importantly, thoroughly entertaining.

Another thing that sets Southern Cross apart is its message. The Glorians, who colonized the planet, are so quick to assume that the Zor are hostile invaders that they launch into a war without taking the time to learn about ...
Jun 15, 2012
Mixed Feelings
"Super Dimensional Cavalry Southern Cross", or just "Southern Cross" for short, is not really related to "Super Dimensional Fortress Macross" in terms of story despite both of them being part of the "Super Dimensional" trilogy. However, the two became artificially entwined after they were stitched together to form the first two parts of "Robotech", the Americanised anime TV series. "Macross" became the first arc, "Robotech: The Macross Saga"; "Southern Cross" was adapted into the sequel arc, "Robotech: The Masters", and got the short end of the deal. While "Super Dimensional Fortress Macross" stayed mostly intact through its transition, "Southern Cross" underwent such drastic editing that ...
Oct 9, 2019
Southern Cross is an utterly forgettable show. It's only grip to relevancy is the fact that it's the third part of the super dimensional trilogy, and is the second part of the Robotech series. Even then it's a weak grip due to how niche the titles that it's in have become. There's really not much to the shows uniqueness from its plot and characters, the only thing of note is that the main lead is a woman.

There are three leads actually, and they are all women. The show however is more focused on one of them the most Jeanne. A capricious, spunky, stubborn girl who ...

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