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Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari – 2 more episodes subtitled by NGN

Okay, here are two more episodes of the Fuji-TV anthology series, “The Strangest Story I Have Ever Heard,” which were shown with English subtitles on the Nippon Golden Network in Hawaii. Thanks again to dougo13 for providing these rare episodes … Continue reading

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Mii the Tabby (1999) 2 part mini-OAV

Just as Maurice Sendak’s beloved terrier Jennie made cameos in many of his works, eventually getting a book of her own (Higglety Pigglety Pop), legendary mangaka Leiji Matsumoto often drew cats inspired by his own faithful companion, Mii-kun. In 1978 … Continue reading

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Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari – 2 episodes subtitled by NGN

Okay, here’s another insanely rare find courtesy of dougo13’s massive collection of old videotapes. This should please some of the J-Drama fans out there, as well as anybody who likes watching incredibly weird Japanese TV. Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari (“The Strangest … Continue reading

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GeGeGe no Kitaro (1996) – Episode 08

Mizuki wrote lots of comics about Kappa, the turtle-eqsue humanoid Yokai, and he even created a live-action show about them in 1968. But as far as I’m aware, this is one of only three times Kappa make a major appearance … Continue reading

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GeGeGe no Kitaro (1996) – Episode 07

Since the face is such an important part of the way we identify and recognize other people’s identity, there’s something inherently creepy about the Nopperabo, a Yokai who licks people’s faces off. Get it from Nyaa, Mega or Userscloud. And … Continue reading

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GeGeGe no Kitaro (1996) – Episode 06

“He who kills the Gyuki becomes a Gyuki.” That’s definitely problematic, unless you can somehow secure assistance from the deity in charge of these matters. Get it from Nyaa, Mega or Userscloud. And make sure to check out Hokuto no … Continue reading

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GeGeGe no Kitaro (1996) – Episode 05

There’s been a rash of people disappearing without a trace, at the same time as Nezumi Otoko has suddenly become a rich diamond magnate. Has the malodorous one invented some new kind of multi-level marketing scam, this one involving souls? … Continue reading

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