Tag Archives: 1960s

Otoko Ippiki Gaki Daisho – Serial 01, Part 3

Part 3, in which Mankichi’s sidekick helps him out of a mealtime dilemma, and he is confronted by rival gang boss Gontaro. Get it from Nyaa or Mediafire. As pointed out in the comments, this episode has the wrong CRC. … Continue reading

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Otoko Ippiki Gaki Daisho – Serial 01, Part 2

Part 2, in which our hero Mankichi gets up to some boating shenanigans, and meets a new potential friend (in clear violation of principle  number three of the Mankichi Family). Get it from Nyaa or Mediafire.

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Otoko Ippiki Gaki Daisho – Serial 01, Part 1

So many legendary franchises have been launched by manga originally serialized in the magazine for the manliest of boys, Weekly Shonen Jump. Mazinger Z, Cobra, Kinnikuman, Dr. Slump, Hokuto no Ken, Dragon Ball, City Hunter, Sakigake!! Otokojuku, Saint Seiya, Rurouni … Continue reading

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Wonder 3 (1965) – Episode 04

In this episode we get to see a different side of Pukko, when he has to care for some ducklings left orphaned by hunters. A wealthy land developer has been destroying the habitats of local animals to make way for … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 27

This joint project with Hokuto no Gun finally inches past the halfway mark, with a rather unique episode. A decade before his groundbreaking work on the Captain Harlock TV series, Rintaro co-directed several early episodes of Sabu & Ichi, helping … Continue reading

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Hustle Punch (1965) – Episodes 01-02

Toei’s answer to the American Saturday morning imports that were quite popular on Japanese television in the 1960s. You can see how how creator Yasuji Mori’s character designs were clearly influenced by Ed Benedict, the designer on many early Hanna-Barbera … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 26

Ichi saves the life of a samurai from Kanuma Fief from murderous pursuers. The samurai’s household is in crisis, and he needs Ichi to secretly deliver an important document to the ailing lord of the fief and his lead page, … Continue reading

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