Tag Archives: Shotaro Ishinomori

Cyborg 009 (1968) – Episode 16

Another episode of the black and white 009 series, done as  a joint production with our friends at Hokuto no Gun. Be sure to check out their site here.Legendary manga artist and creator of Cyborg 009 Shotaro Ishinomori rarely shied … 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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Cyborg 009 (1968) – Episode 15

During a heavy summer thunderstorm, 003 receives a psychic distress call from one of the other cyborgs. And then…we get a really weird story with tons of twists and surprises, which I won’t spoil for you. Legendary scriptwriter Masaki Tsuji … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 30

Back with more Edo period mayhem, in this joint project with Hokuto no Gun. On the road to do an errand for a friend, Ichi crosses paths with a gang of five ronin that have been on a spree of … Continue reading

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Dokincho! Nemurin – Episodes 16 & 20

I had been vaguely aware of Shotaro Ishinomori’s “Toei Fushigi Comedy Series” for many years before I actually saw any episodes. They re-ran them all on cable TV in Japan at some point in the 2000s, and a bunch of … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 29

Someone is murdering blind moneylenders, and an old acquaintance of Ichi’s fears that he might be next. Get it from Nyaa or Mega. Another joint project with Hokuto no Gun, check out their site here.

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 28

TSHS and Hokuto no Gun are back with more heart-wrenching action from the anime based on Shotaro Ishinomori’s classic Edo period manga. In this episode, a ronin participates in a brutally violent crime in order to buy medicine for his … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 27

This joint project with Hokuto no Gun finally inches past the halfway mark, with a rather unique episode. A decade before his groundbreaking work on the Captain Harlock TV series, Rintaro co-directed several early episodes of Sabu & Ichi, helping … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 26

Ichi saves the life of a samurai from Kanuma Fief from murderous pursuers. The samurai’s household is in crisis, and he needs Ichi to secretly deliver an important document to the ailing lord of the fief and his lead page, … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 25

The scent of cherry blossoms in the air heralds the return of spring for the people of Edo. But for Ichi, the season of renewal only brings painful memories of lost love… Get it from Nyaa or Mega. This is … Continue reading

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