Anime Expo is full of wonderful cosplay, and you guessed it everything and anything anime. There has been some great announcements made this year, like we found out the english voice actors for Sailor Moon, and Bayonette: Bloody Fate. We also got this announcement, Harmony Gold is going to try to revive Robotech with a new show called Robotech Academy and the help from the loyal fans. Over the years there has been a few attempts to bring back Robotech:
Now Producer Harmony Gold are giving one more shot, but this time they are looking to you for help. The story for Robotech Academy is a Carl Mackey original:
Carl Macek, the producer of Robotech, was recently working with Harmony Gold on Robotech: Academy. This new series set in the Robotech universe follows several new cadets in their adventures around the universe. We are reaching out to our fans to make this a reality!
They are shooting for a goal of $500,000 so they can create a 24 minute pilot episode. Along with the pilot the kickstarteer says that the money will:
..will help us cover character design, mecha design, 3D modeling, 3D animation, 2D animation, screenwriting, sound engineering, music composition, casting, voice acting and recording. This will also afford us a foundation on which to build future episode
You also might recognize some of the names on their team pic:
So if you want to help bring back Robotech and to see a full list of rewards you can get for backing, head over to the official Kickstarter page.