I guess I'm a bit older. It was about Robotech for me. Toys were unbelievable.
1985 Robotech Intro
Funny last night I learned that they're gonna make new TV episodes after 20 years of halted production (originally the Sentinels saga) called Robotech Shadow Chronicles.
Robotech Shadow Chronicles Teaser 1
Robotech Shadow Chronicles Teaser 2
I can't wait.
What about the marionette thunderbirds? I believe the animated version was based off of it.