In the year 2009 A.D. Earth is attacked by the Zentraedi, a vast armada of giant alien humanoids intent on recapturing the mysterious alien starship that crash landed on Macross Island ten years previously. The United Earth Defence Force launches the mysterious Super Dimensional Battle Fortress also known as the SDF-1 to defend the Earth. And so begins the amazing story of the first Robotech war. Following several years of intergalactic war, the survivors are left to pick up the pieces amongst a battle-scarred planet. As factions on both sides struggle to find common ground and a peaceful resolution to the conflict others are hell bent on the Earth's complete destruction. Meanwhile, an even more deadly menace looms on the edge of the solar system ready to reclaim the Robotechnology for themselves.