Manga Video is releasing MACROSS PLUS on DVD on October 12, 1999. MACROSSPLUS, directed by Shoji Kawamori, is a DTV (direct-to-video) which is basedon the original Japanese TV series SUPERDIMENSIONAL FORTRESS MACROSS, whichwas used as the basis for the 1980s American TV series ROBOTECH. MACROSSPLUS is set approximately thirty years after the original MACROSS and justbefore the events in the Japanese TV series MACROSS 7. In MACROSS PLUS, theuniverse's most popular virtual reality singer, Sharon Apple, comes aliveand is out to take over the galaxy. The DVD includes a Musical PhotoGallery, Japanese production team credit menus, and MACROSS PLUS trailers.The programs can be watched in English, Japanese, or Japanese with Englishsubtitles. The DVD plays in regions 1, 2, and 4, ie. North America, Europeand Australia.