Tag Archives: 1970s

SF Saiyuki Starzinger – Episode 15

Here’s another episode of Leiji Matsumoto’s science fiction retelling of the Chinese epic saga Journey to the West, known as Saiyuki in Japan. In this episode, our heroes continue to pursue the evil space monster boss GinGin Man, who uses … Continue reading

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Manga Furusato Mukashi Banashi (subtitled by KHAI-20 Honolulu)

Here’s another great find from Dougo13’s collection of rare anime tapes. Big thanks to him, and also thanks to Austin for helping identify and researching this series. Manga Furusato Mukashi Banashi (which roughly translates to something like “Cartoons of Ancient … Continue reading

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GeGeGe no Kitaro treats

Okay, your friends at TSHS and Hokuto no Gun are ready to celebrate Halloween in the usual fashion, with a generous goodie bag of subtitled GeGeGe no Kitaro. The sixth series (started last year for the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Starzinger (1978) – Episode 14

Time for another episode of Leiji Matsumoto’s science fiction retelling of the Chinese epic saga Journey to the West, known as Saiyuki in Japan. In this episode, our heroes face of against GinGin Man, a space monster boss who uses … Continue reading

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Manga Nihon Emaki (subtitled by KHAI-TV Honolulu)

Manga Nihon Emaki (Anime News Network offers the title translation of “Animated Japanese Picture Scrolls”) was an anthology series from that featured traditional and historical Japanese stories. The show’s chief director was Noboru Ishiguro, whose long resume includes Space Battleship … Continue reading

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Azteckaiser (1976) – Episode 06

After appearing on television fighting the forces of Black Mist, naturally Azteckaiser has gained many fans, particularly children. One such fan is gravely ill, and more than anything for his birthday, the kid wants Azteckaiser to visit him at the … Continue reading

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April Fools! English dubbed Mazinger Z & Gaiking?!

First issue to get out of the way: these are not episodes of Tranzor Z or Force Five. Before either of those shows existed, Toei tried the experiment of hiring an English dubbing studio (M&M Communications, in Honolulu) to dub … Continue reading

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