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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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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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Otoko Ippiki Gaki Daisho (1969) – Serials 01-02

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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Cyborg 009 (1979) – 01-50 analog VHS, subtitled by Nora Inu “G”

Download links are near the end of the post, for anyone who wants to scroll past the rambling history lesson. In the mid 1980s, the very first anime feature film I ever saw in Japanese with English subtitles was My … Continue reading

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Akira Toriyama V Jump Festival double feature: Go, Go, Ackman! (1994) / Savings Warrior Cashman (1997)

Back again, with more Toriyama madness as served up by our friends at shiteatersubs! These are a pair of rare 15 minute OVAs, based on manga written by Tori-san for V Jump magazine. Most anime fans have heard of Weekly … 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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Pocket Monsters (1997) – Episode 63

Satoshi and his friends arrive at the Tokiwa Gym in hopes of winning the 8th badge, but the gym leaders are not quite who they bargained for. Satoshi’s narcissistic rival Shigeru has a humbling encounter with a fearsome Pokémon that … Continue reading

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Pocket Monsters (1997) – Episode 62

Q: Pocket Monsters? But it isn’t even April Fools Day. A: It’s true that I’m not a big fan of this show. I don’t have any opinions on the English dubbed version (apart from thinking the theme song is awful) … Continue reading

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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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