Tag Archives: Go Nagai

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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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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Azteckaiser (1976) – Episode 05

Satan Demon implements a variety of new plans to discover the identity of Azteckaiser, including kidnapping Professor Hayami’s daughter Kaoru-chan, and subjecting the professor to hypnotic brain-washing. There’s a new enemy wrestler called Iron Buster, who looks like a leftover … Continue reading

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X Bomber (1980) – Episode 01

Puppet show created by Go Nagai, inspired by the classic 1960s Gerry Anderson puppet shows (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, etc.) Another one of those things I’ve wanted to see subtitled for many years, and figured it would never happen unless I … Continue reading

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Halloween Triple Feature!

GeGeGe no Kitaro movie #9: Yokai Express! The Phantom Train (1997) This is one of those mini-movies that were shown as part of the incredibly successful Toei Manga Matsuri (Cartoon Festival), although by this time they had changed the name … Continue reading

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Battle Hawk (1976) – Episode 05

Koki Taijin and his latest Terror Assassin “Iron Claw” (does what it says on the tin) hatch a plan to assassinate scientists active in the peace movement. The scene where Ogon Tatei shows Koki Taijin and Iron Claw a presentation … Continue reading

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