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(#ShonenJumpMovieNight) City Hunter: Bay City Wars

So yeah, it’s time for the second shot at City Hunter. This time, well it feels like a conventional sort of action movie, 45 minutes long. But one…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

High Risk (1995) [Film Review]

High Risk; or, Die Hard Jackie!      A man should rely on himself. I think I should acknowledge this right off the bat. I would not have pen...

Watching Asia Film Reviews

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(#ShonenJumpMovieMonth) City Hunter: Million Dollar Conspiracy

City Hunter is a franchise that I’ve never had any interest in checking out. Stil, it is pretty visible in a lot of retro anime sort of areas…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

Dead Justice

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

Guest spot: Manga Machinations

  While I'm working on getting the new podcast episode finished, you can check out my guest appearance on one of the recent episodes of the ...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Review: City Hunter (Season One)

Imagine if Jack Burton from Big Trouble in Little China ran a detective agency. Imagine if, instead of being a completely incompetent idiot, he actually had the skills…

Ani-Gamers

397 – Manga in Motion 55 – Nicky Larson

For the final installment of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective we’re joined by our friend Dawn from the Anime Nostalgia Podcast to discuss the 2018 French action comedy…

Manga Machinations

396 – Manga in Motion 54 – City Hunter Anime

For part 3 of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective, we watch the original 1987 anime! dakazu also discusses his discomfort with reading Hokuou Kizoku to Moukinzuma no Yukiguni…

Manga Machinations

395 – Manga in Motion 53 – Jackie Chan’s City Hunter

This week dakazu talks about Our Flag Means Death being BL, more series from Manga Planet Library, and Jiro Matsumoto’s Ichigeki and beautiful place! Then it’s time for Part 2 of our City Hunter Multimedia Retrospective where…

Manga Machinations

394 – Saikyo Selections 15 – City Hunter

Welcome to the start of our Multimedia Retrospective on City Hunter! Throughout the rest of this month of May we’ll be looking at various iterations of the girl chasing private detective,…

Manga Machinations

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Mutsumi Inomata and Atsuko Ishida Discussion on 80s Cute Girls Anime

A retrospective between Mutsumi Inomata and Atsuko Ishida from 2012 on 80s cute girls anime, where they talk about working at Kaname Pro on projects such as Plawres…

Heisei Etranger

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - Guest Episode: Cat's Eye with the Zannen Canada Podcast

  Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! Valentine’s Day may be over, but...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

More Old-school Anime Valentines!

  Another year of old-school anime Valentine cards!  Yes, I’m back again this year with more cheesy puns for your Valentine needs.  Save & p...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Of Magnums and Mokkori: 36 years of CITY HUNTER

I cast my eyes over an entire anime Franchise I’ve been watching over the last year. A very iconic one too!

Animehead's Retroworld

A Roundtable Discussion With 8 Female Animators (Animage, June 1990): A DeepL “Translation”

NOTE: This is by no means a professional translation, this was done via machine translation. As such, not every meaning may be reproduced with 100% accuracy or flow well…

Genga Land

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What I Watched This Week – 5/9-5/15

City Hunter – This absolutely is not the kind of show I would normally watch, but it came out in 1987, and that’s the last year in the…

The Romantic Goldfish

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Gude Crest

Orphan's presents a new English release of the 1990 sword-and-sorcery OVA Onna Senshi Efe & Jira: Gude no Monshou ( Woman Warriors Efe & Ji...

Collectr's Blog

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MAPS: Densetsu no Samayoeru Seijin-tachi

Here's a wonderful example of the "wide-screen baroque" school of anime science fiction, the 1987 movie MAPS: Densetsu no Samayoeru Seijin-t...

Collectr's Blog

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Old-school anime Valentines!

Another year of old-school anime Valentine cards! Yes, I’m back again this year with more cheesy puns for your Valentine needs. Save & prin...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

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Classic Shounen Jump Anime | Cats Eye (1983)

You can also check out the article we wrote on Cat's Eye here: https://www.retroverse.net/2022/05/16/cats-eye-1983-1985/ We're back! Today we're taking a look at the 80s Lupin-esque anime, by the creator…

Anime Top Scholar

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Makoto-chan the Movie

Some western anime audiences are familiar with Crayon Shin-chan , a very long running Japanese anime series about a five-year-old boy with l...

Collectr's Blog

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Elf 17

Orphan's projects get started for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes, a raw intrigues one of the translators. Sometimes, an orphaned series ge...

Collectr's Blog

November 1990 Pt. 3 Anime V magazine

'Anime V' (New Video Magazine.) , Published by Gakken Co., Ltd.  ( 学習研究社 )  Consisting of 132 to 140 pages (including the front & ba...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #790) City Hunter Shinjuku Private Eyes

Shownotes :: (show 790) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With City Hunter Shinjuku Private Eyes, recorded live July 27th, 2020. …

otakugeneration's Podcast

September 1990 Pt 8 Anime V magazine

'Anime V' (New Video Magazine.) , Published by Gakken Co., Ltd.  ( 学習研究社 )  Consisting of 140 pages (including the front & back covers), #9...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

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Year 1 Issue 23

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 23 June 3 - 9, 2020 Welcome back to Arcadia Dragnet! Yup, we're way…

Arcadia Dragnet

October 1990 Pt. 3 Anime V magazine

'Anime V' (New Video Magazine.) , Published by Gakken Co., Ltd.  ( 学習研究社 )  Consisting of 140 pages (including the front & back covers), #1...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

OSMcast! Show #161: Final Fantasy VII Remake

Ever think that maybe the world would be a better place if you just blew some daggum Mako Reactors? Well, Barret Wallace did and maybe he was on…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

October 1990 Pt. 2 Animedia magazine

Animedia - First Published in July 1981 by Gakken Co., Ltd. Consisting of 144 pages (including the front & back covers), #10October 1990 (No...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

October 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

'Newtype'  - the moving pictures magazine'. Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front & back covers), #...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

September 1990 Pt.5 Console Ma'zine

Console Ma'zine issue 16. SEPTEMBER 1990  -  Edited and photocopied by Onn Lee, (Monthly). W hat I have uploaded is a small percentage ...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

September 1990 Pt. 2 Animedia magazine

Animedia - First Published in July 1981 by Gakken Co., Ltd. Consisting of 144 pages (including the front & back covers), #9 September 1990 (...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

September 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

'Newtype - the moving pictures magazine' #9 September 1990.  Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front ...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Redshift #30

We’re back! Here’s your latest round-up of attention to older anime in the weeks beginning 15 and 22 April! As usual, remarks from Feez are in blue and…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

Anime Boston 2019 City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes Q&A

City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes was screened at Anime Boston 2019. These are the transcripts of the Q&A sessions that took place, featuring director Kenji Kodama, screenwriter Yoichi…

Heisei Etranger

Redshift #26

Welcome back! Here’s your latest round-up of attention to older anime around the internet. We’ve been at this for a year now, so thank you very much for…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

The City Hunter Cinema Survey – Goodbye My Sweetheart (aka City Hunter: The Motion Picture)

While working my way through these various films, specials and OVAs there’s been an ongoing struggle to find much new to say with each iteration. There’s only so…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

The City Hunter Cinema Survey – The Secret Service

By the mid 1990s those last vestiges of 80s decadence had well and truly been overshadowed by stark reality and economic hardship. Especially in Japan, whose world-beating but…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

Redshift #25

Here’s your latest round-up of attention to older anime around the web! The load on this post is a little lighter, which we hope is just because the…

Anime Redshift Chronicle

The City Hunter Cinema Survey – Double Feature! Bay City Wars and Million Dollar Conspiracy

The year 1990 saw a relatively significant slowdown in City Hunter’s anime output from its late 80s peak. The third TV series finished up in the Autumn 1989…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

Huge Upload of Retro Anime Music

Hi again fans! Here are all the links to Old School Anime Soundtracks etc that I was able to recover from my previous uploads. In this post, there will…

The Old School Anime & Retro Cave

The City Hunter Cinema Survey – .357 Magnum (AKA, Magnum Of Love And Fate)

City Hunter was doing pretty well for itself in 1989. The second TV anime adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo’s manga following the adventures of dirty-minded detective Ryo Saeba was…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

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Dead English Language Anime Magazines: “Animenominous!”

Publisher: BDC Enterprises, Inc Format: 210mm x 280mm (Standard Magazine Size) Genre/Type: Anime, Manga, Japanese Music, Convention a...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Anime On the Big Screen: “Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter”

Venue: Dendy Cinemas, Level 2, North Quarter, Canberra Centre, 148 Bunda Street, Canberra City, ACT Date: Sunday 21 October 2018 Distr...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Summer In The City – City Hunter TV 1

  I’m an absolute mark for 80s and 90s action cinema. Representative as some of them may be of an overbearing masculinity that sought to quell the voices…

Juve-Niall Delinquency

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Rise of the Anime Soundtracks Part 2!

As the site crashed, I need to re-upload everything that was lost plus the other things that I've been planning to post on the page. …

The Old School Anime & Retro Cave

Evidence #23: The ANIMAG Saga (Issue #11)

HAPPY BELATED 4TH ANNIVERSARY GUYS!! So, this site has existed for 4 years and... 8 days. Yea, so I'm a little…

Anime of Yesteryear

1995: A Year of Old Ideas in New Ways

Ray (@ R042 ) originally didn't intend to be an anime blogger, but quickly discovered he quite enjoyed it. A big fan of mecha and science-...

The Golden Ani-Versary of Anime (1963-2013)

1990’s TV Anime – City Hunter ’91 Episode 1 (1991)

This is both a show that started in 1991 and also one that that started in 1987. Which goes some way to explaining why it’s a lot better…

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