Tag Archives: Shotaro Ishinomori

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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3 Times Halloween Funjob!

Flying Phantom Ship (1969 movie) It’s time for a Halloween triple treat, plus a bonus item from another subtitling group.  The Flying Phantom Ship proves its Halloween bona-fides with a pirate ship captained by a spooky skeleton apparition, plus it … Continue reading

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Cyborg 009 (1968) – Episode 14

006 speaks broken Japanese with a thick Chinese accent, and it’s tricky to get across his tortured grammar in the subtitles. I certainly don’t plan on taking it in a Benny Hill style “Me so solly, flied lice” direction. This … Continue reading

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Dokincho! Nemurin (1984) – Episode 03

Time to kick off Confuse-Your-Friends Day with another Nemurin episode. Get it from Nyaa or Mega. The last time I posted one of these for April Fools, I wrote an elaborate explanation about how I was dropping all of my … Continue reading

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Sabu and Ichi’s Detective Tales (1968) – Episode 24

A shopkeeper’s unsavory past come back to haunt him, in this tale of mystery and intrigue. Get it from Nyaa, Mega, or Userscloud. And don’t forget to thank our partners in this joint project, over at Hokuto no Gun. About … Continue reading

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