Tag Archives: 1980s

1980s anime original broadcasts with subtitled commercials!

Most of you probably know me primarily from my work in subtitling old Japanese television, but that’s just a subset of the video collecting hobby I’ve been pursuing since 1982. My video collecting interests include a pretty wide variety of … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 13

Kim’s Lens causes him to have a premonition in which he is attempting to rescue a princess; the premonition abruptly ends with the two of them being cornered by her pursuers and falling into a crevasse. Mentor tells Kim that … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episode 07

Still furious over the kimono incident, Chizuko decides to get out some of her frustrations by thrashing about at a disco in Roppongi. But Chizuko’s rage-dancing is interrupted by Michio Tanabe, who has been staking out the club in wait … Continue reading

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Cybot Robotchi (1982) Episodes 01-03 subtitled by Nora Inu “G”

As I mentioned a few posts ago, Getta G of Nora Inu “G” has recently gotten back into subtitling after his long absence from the fansub scene. Check out his YouTube channel here, and see Moeru! Onii-san (aka The Burning … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episode 06

Back with more intense 1980s J-Drama from the television division of Daiei Films, subtitled as a joint project between TSHS and our friends at Grown Ups in Spandex. In this episode, something happens that makes Chizuko start to treat Shinobu … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episode 05

While Gozo Daimaru is away on business travel in New York, Shinobu and Taeko must deal with the silent treatment from Chizuko, and a campaign of bullying at school. Get the mp4 hardsub from Nyaa or Mega. Or the mkv … Continue reading

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Dokincho! Nemurin – Episodes 16 & 20

I had been vaguely aware of Shotaro Ishinomori’s “Toei Fushigi Comedy Series” for many years before I actually saw any episodes. They re-ran them all on cable TV in Japan at some point in the 2000s, and a bunch of … Continue reading

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Dr. Slump/Queen Millennia crossover short?! (1981)

April Fools Day arrives two days early this year! It’s weird how I didn’t even know this two minute curiosity even existed, since I’ve been such a big fan of both shows for decades. This is an excerpt of an … Continue reading

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Stepsisters (1985) – Episodes 01-04

April 13, 1967 was a fateful night, when both Shinobu Mastumoto and Chizuko Daimaru were born under the same mysterious star. Their backgrounds couldn’t have been more different. Chizuko was born into a Tokyo family of power and wealth, and … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 12

For the final release of the decade, here’s another episode of the Lensman TV series. I don’t think anyone will be sad to hear that this is the last appearance of Haynes’ granddaughter Lily. Written by legendary anime scribe Haruya … Continue reading

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