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Memory Matrix (Database) - Megazone 23 Japanese Video Releases

 

Continuing below is a chronological listing of every Japanese release of every "Megazone 23" OVA on every format that the series was released on. Note: Please do not ask me where bootlegs and/or downloads can be found. If you email me regarding bootlegs or downloads, don't expect any response.

 

Megazone 23 Part II

Megazone 23 Part II re-issue VHS cover

Company: Victor
Format: NTSC VHS, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 82 minutes
Catalogue Number: VTG-388
Release Date: 27 July 1989
Availability: Out of Print

Re-release of the sequel to the original OVA with brand new cover art. Released in anticipation of the third OVA which was released in September of that year.

 

Megazone 23 III: Awakening of Eve

Megazone 23 III: Awakening of Eve VHS with slip cover Megazone 23 III: Awakening of Eve VHS cover
Company: Victor
Format: NTSC VHS, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 51 minutes
Catalogue Number: VTG-395
Release Date:
28 September 1989
Availability: Out of Print

VHS release of the first OVA of "Megazone 23 III", The VHS came with a slip cover as seen above.

 

Megazone 23 III: The Day of Liberation

Megazone 23 III: The Day of Liberation VHS with slip cover Megazone 23 III: The Day of Liberation VHS cover
Company: Victor
Format: NTSC VHS, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 53 minutes
Catalogue Number: VTG-396
Release Date: 22 December 1989
Availability: Out of Print

VHS release of the second OVA of "Megazone 23 III", The VHS came with a slip cover as seen above.

 

Megazone 23 III: Awakening of Eve

Megazone 23 III: Awakening of Eve Laserdisc cover

Company: Majarz
Format: NTSC Laserdisc, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 51 minutes
Catalogue Number: MAJ-1
Release Date: 21 May 1990
Availability: Out of Print

Laserdisc release of first OVA of "Megazone 23 III".

 

Megazone 23 III: The Day of Liberation

Megazone 23 III: The Day of Liberation Laserdisc cover

Company: Majarz
Format: NTSC Laserdisc, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 53 minutes
Catalogue Number: MAJ-2
Release Date: 21 May 1990
Availability: Out of Print

Laserdisc release of second OVA of "Megazone 23 III".

 

Megazone 23 Premium Box

Megazone 23 Premium Box Laserdisc cover

Company: Taxco
Format: NTSC Laserdisc, English Dubbed with Japanese Subtitles (Megazone 23 Part II English Version disc only - other discs in Japanese only)
Runtime: 264 minutes
Catalogue Number: SBLL-32
Release Date: May 1993
Availability: Out of Print

A first press limited edition three disc Laserdisc box set which contains the firsta nd second OVAs and the mid 1980's Harmony Gold English dub of "Megazone 23 Part II" with Japanese subtitles and the 10 minute ending of "Robotech the movie" as a bonus. The additional footage is subtitled "Present For You", and only contains background music and no dialogue from "Robotech the movie". The box also contains postcards with exclusive art and a booklet with a run down of each OVA and an interview with Haruhiko Mikamito.

 

Megazone 23 DVD Box

Megazone 23 DVD Box cover

Company: Victor
Format: Region 2, NTSC DVD, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 280 minutes
Catalogue Number: VIZF-11
Release Date: 16 December 2000
Availability: Out of Print

A three disc DVD box set with all three "Megazone 23 OVAs", a booklet containing a comprehensive look at all three OVAs and a CD reproduction of Miyasato Kumi's single "Sentimental Behind Our Backs" b/w "Wind's Lullaby". Some sites claim that the the mid 1980's Harmony Gold English dub of "Megazone 23 Part II" with Japanese subtitles and the 10 minute ending of "Robotech the movie" are in this box set, but this is not true. That English version of the OVA and the "Robotech the movie" footage are not included in this box set.

 

Megazone 23

Megazone 23 DVD cover

Company: Atlus
Format: Region 2, NTSC DVD, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 81 minutes
Catalogue Number: OKBJ-1020
Release Date: 15 April 2005
Availability: Out of Print

Single disc DVD issue of "Megazone 23" which includes new cover artwork.

 

Megazone 23 Part II

Megazone 23 Part II DVD cover

Company: Atlus
Format: Region 2, NTSC DVD, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 82 minutes
Catalogue Number: OKBJ-1021
Release Date: 15 April 2005
Availability: Out of Print

Single disc DVD issue of "Megazone 23 Part II".

 

Megazone 23 III

Megazone 23 III DVD cover

Company: Atlus
Format: Region 2, NTSC DVD, Japanese Dialogue Only
Runtime: 104 minutes
Catalogue Number: OKBJ-1022
Release Date: 15 April 2005
Availability: Out of Print

Single disc DVD issue of "Megazone 23 III".

 

Megazone 23 Part II & Part I Special Film International

Megazone 23 Part II & Part I Special Film International DVD cover

Company: Atlus
Format: Region 2, NTSC DVD, English Dubbed with Japanese Subtitles
Runtime: 90 minutes
Catalogue Number: MZD-17210
Release Date: 15 April 2005
Availability: Out of Print

This bonus DVD was only available if you pre-ordered any of the Atlus DVD re-releases of "Megazone 23" DVDs. This DVD contains the mid 1980's Harmony Gold English dub of "Megazone 23 Part II" with Japanese subtitles and the 10 minute ending of "Robotech the movie" as a bonus. The additional footage is subtitled "Present For You", and only contains background music, some narration in English about "Megazone 23 Part 1", but no dialogue or music from "Robotech the movie".

 

Megazone 23 Blu-ray Archive Box -30th Anniversary Edition- 

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Country of Origin: Japan
Company: FlyingDog
Format: Region A, NTSC Blu-ray, English Dubbed with Japanese Subtitles ("Megazone 23 Part II & Part I Special Film International" Only - other discs in Japanese only) (4 discs)
Runtime: 226 minutes
Catalogue Number: LXAICT-409
Release Date: 27 November 2015
Availability:
In Print

A four disc reissue on Blu-ray of all three parts of "Megazone 23", with all parts being a new 4K telecine scan from the original negatives. The box set includes a whole disc of extras including the mid 1980's Harmony Gold English dub of "Megazone 23 Part II" with Japanese subtitles and the 10 minute ending of "Robotech the movie", the footage from the "Special Memory" VHD releases, pilot film, theatrical and promotional trailers, event footage from 2003 promoting the DVD releases, a 64 page booklet and a special box with new artwork from Haruhiko Mikimoto.

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