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Golden Bat (1966) – live action movie (with Sonny Chiba)

December 21, 1966…a day that will live in…er, memory of a seriously fun movie released half a century ago. Filmed in widescreen Toeiscope, this low-budget gem manages to cram approximately 2.4 metric tons of fun into a 73 minute bag. … Continue reading

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Golden Bat (1967) – Episode 03

This episode.sees the introduction of Mazo, Lord Nazo’s new henchman. Nazo Tower lands in a peaceful mountain village, and Mazo enslaves the local villagers, forcing them to work on construction of a giant robot called Ge-Georg, using anti-gravity technology to … Continue reading

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Golden Bat (1967) – Episodes 01-02

Here are the first two episodes of the anime version of Golden Bat. This character is generally considered to be the first Japanese superhero, created by Takeo Nagamatsu in 1931 for the “kamishibai” paper theater. If you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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