Tag Archives: 1980s

Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 11

This the first of six Lensman episodes written by Haruya Yamazaki, whose impressive resume includes the scripts for Hayao Miyazaki’s Lupin III movie Cagliostro Castle, half of the episodes of Space Pirate Captain Harlock and Cobra, and various episodes of … Continue reading

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Why is the Lensman anime so rare?

Here’s a guest post by my old friend DeTroyes, who co-founded TSHS with me in the mid-1980s. He started out writing this in the comments section, but it got a bit long for a comment, as he has accumulated quite … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episodes 01-10 softsub & hardsub batches

2019 is the 35th anniversary of both the Lensman anime film & TV series, as well as the 85th anniversary of E.E. “Doc” Smith’s Triplanetary being serialized in Amazing Stories Magazine. So it seems appropriate that our first release in … Continue reading

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Sukeban Deka II (1985) – Episodes 28-42 (conclusion)

The conclusion is finally here, after all these years. I had intended to make a revised batch of the entire series to release at Christmas, but time constraints with other projects and real-life emergencies made it seem unlikely I could … Continue reading

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Starzinger (1978) – Episodes 12-13

Two more episodes of Leiji Matsumoto’s science fiction retelling of the Chinese epic saga Journey to the West, known as Saiyuki in Japan. In episode 12, the Queen Cosmos must break through a gauntlet of fire known as a Soul … Continue reading

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Lensman: Galactic Patrol (1984) – Episode 09

This episode pays off some of the mysteries that were set up in the last couple of episodes. In particular we learn some important details about Zelda’s past, and the reasons why she is so devoted to Buskirk’s home planet … Continue reading

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X-Bomber (1980) – Episodes 01-02

So a few years ago I subtitled the first episode of this puppet series created by Go Nagai, in homage to the classic 1960s UK Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series that were just as popular in Japan as they were in … Continue reading

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