Author Archives: Nanto

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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SF Saiyuki Starzinger (1978) – Episode 16

Okay, Leiji Matsumoto fans! Apologies that we only got one Starzinger episode released in 2020, I’m hoping to be a bit more productive with this series in 2021. As always, thanks to my good friend Gou no Ken, who helped … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 17

Okay, /m/subs and TSHS keep the party rockin’ with another subtitled episode of the Lensman TV series, aired once on Japanese television and then consigned to obscurity for decades. This episode kicks off the series’ penultimate story arc. When a … Continue reading

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Spectreman (1971) – Episode 48

2021 marks the 50th anniversary of one of my all-time favorite tokusatsu series. When I was growing up in the 1970s, afternoons on the UHF airwaves of the Chicago area were full of cool Japanese superhero shows and cartoons, particularly … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episodes 15-16

The wait is over, Lensman fans. Behold, /m/subs and TSHS present a double episode release, taking us to the end of the Kiriland storyline. Get the softsubs from Nyaa, Anidex, or Mega. Or if you’re watching on a Roku or … Continue reading

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