Tag Archives: Leiji Matsumoto

Starzinger (1978) – Episode 14

Time for 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 face of against GinGin Man, a space monster boss who uses … 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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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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Starzinger (1978) – Episode 11

Professor Mad is intent upon capturing Princess Aurora and turning her into a cyborg.He uses a mechanical monster called Satan Bird to attack Professor Kitty’s lab, in an attempt to steal the navigation course of the Queen Cosmos. Will Kugo, … Continue reading

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Starzinger (1978) – Episode 10

Here’s the next episode of our digital re-mastering (originally subtitled by ILA Fansubs from a VHS source). The story on the planet Espérance continues from last episode’s cliffhanger in which a dejected Princess Aurora simply vanished. In this episode, the … Continue reading

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Starzinger (1978) – Episode 09

Traveling though dark space for too long, the princess starts to sink into crippling depression. To cheer her up, the cyborgs set a course for Espérance, a planet blessed with much natural beauty. Get it from Nyaa, or Mega. Thanks … Continue reading

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SF Saiyuki Starzinger (1978) Episode 08

Here’s the next episode of my digitally re-mastered version (originally subtitled by ILA Fansubs from a VHS source). In this episode, a group of spider monsters attempts to implement the “shocker plan” to prevent Princess Aurora and her crew from … Continue reading

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