Author Archives: Nanto

Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 20

The four-part story of Wolf (aka Bob Muhn) comes to a climax, as Boskone test out their super-weapon created with beryllium stolen from Galactic Patrol. There are several things in this episode that seem like an “homage” to the original … Continue reading

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King Fang (1978 TV Special)

Taki’s father was a Sakhalin Husky, and his mother was a wolf who escaped from the circus. Severely injured as a puppy, Taki was taken in by a hunter’s daughter named Sanae (similar to the way Fern rescues Wilbur in … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episode 14

In this episode, Gozo is still reeling from the shock of both Chizuko and Shinobu running away from home. Shinobu’s attempts to find a new job are blocked by Teshima, who sends Daimaru Corporation thugs to scare off potential employers. … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 19

Desperate to stop Boskone’s new super-weapon, the crew of the Brittania heads off with a plan to lure Wolf out of his hiding place. Get it the hardsub from Nyaa or Mega… …or the softsub from Nyaa or Mega. One … Continue reading

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Tetsujin #28 in three flavors. Happy Birthday, Mitsuteru Yokoyama!

Today we celebrate the birthday of legendary manga artist Mitsuteru Yokoyama (Giant Robo, Mahou Tsukai Sally, Babel II, God Mars, etc.) with a release celebrating his most successful character, Tetsujin #28 (known in the US as Gigantor). Regular followers of … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 31

It’s time for another Sabu & Ichi episode, along with new encodes of the last two episodes (I used the wrong de-interlace filter when I encoded those two previously). This is a joint project with our friends at Hokuto no … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 18

In this episode, we find out more about Wolf’s true identity. Apparently years ago he was an Earth government soldier romantically involved with Chris’ late grandmother Catherine, and both of them were also close friends with Haynes. Get the softsub … Continue reading

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Golden Bat (1967) – Episodes 01-04

Some of my favorite anime series come from the 1960s. Domestically made cartoons on Japanese television were still a new phenomenon, and the way they were still working out how to put together weekly animation on a limited budget made … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episode 13

As we rejoin the Daimaru family, the characters are still dealing with the fallout of Chizuko trashing her own engagement party in the previous episode. Gozo reveals that he had been planning to announce Masato as the heir to the … Continue reading

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Dokincho! Nemurin (1984) – Episodes 01-04,16,19-20

I suppose you could call Shotaro Ishinomori the Stan Lee of Japan, if you were the sort of person that likes those types of comparisons. Both men created a vast number of popular characters, which have been adapted into numerous … Continue reading

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