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Golgo 13 – Manga Review

Japanese Title: Golgo 13   Related: Golgo 13 (anime adaptation)   Genre: Historical Action Drama Length: 200 volumes (so far)   Positives: Each “episode” is an engaging spy…

Nefarious Reviews

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Megami Paradise

Sometimes, Orphan's path to a project is so convoluted that even I can't quite figure out how we got there. That's pretty much the case with...

Collectr's Blog

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Golgo 13: The Professional – A Paid Assassin at Work

One thing that greatly bothers me in the world of media is how a creative work can be ruined or wrongly popularized by one singular scene, moment, frame,…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Milky Passion: Dougenzaka - Ai no Shiro

Let's get 2021 started with a bang (so the speak), with another really obscure OVA, 1990's Milky Passion: Dougenzaka - Ai no Shiro ( Milky ...

Collectr's Blog

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Apfelland Monogatari

For some time, BlueFixer has been looking for a better source to redo the 1992 movie Apfelland Monogatari ( The Tale of Apfelland ). When a ...

Collectr's Blog

Golgo 13 The Professional: The Anime Under Your Dad's Bed

Golgo 13: The Professional is just a taste of one of the longest running manga series ever. It's also an excellent way to get into the franchise as…

Bonsai Pop

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Sensou Douwa: Tako ni Natta Okaasan

Sensou Douwa ( War Tales or War Fables ) was a series of TV specials by Shin-Ei Animation that ran annually from 2002 to 2009. In…

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Golgo 13

Many know the 1983 Golgo 13 film—when they know it at all—only for its brief, early and ill-boding experiments in the use of 3DCG animation. This is a…

327 Robots

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Amon Saga

This one is a bit odd: a new release of the 1986 sword-and-sorcery movie Amon Saga , based on a laserdisc rip. Amon Saga has already been…

Collectr's Blog

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Choriki Robo Galatt - Episode 3

  https://nyaa.si/view/1277107 Apologies once more for the delay on this. The current COVID pandemic is continuing to make me much lazier th...

LonelyChaser Fansubs

Ask John: What Makes Golgo 13 A Beloved Japanese Classic?

Given that Japanese audiences tend to prefer cuter lighthearted fare and mecha, what exactly makes Duke Togo (Golgo 13) a classic in Japan? Answer: Creator and illustrator Takao…

AnimeNation Anime News Blog

80’s Anime Characters Who Know How to Wear a Pair of Sunglasses

Ever heard of the song Sunglasses at Night? This hit song by the Canadian singer/songwriter Corey Hart was released in 1984 and is one of many popular tracks…

The Classic Anime Museum

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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Year 1 Issue 14

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 14   April 1 - 7, 2020 Welcome back to Arcadia Dragnet, are you all…

Arcadia Dragnet

One for the Family — Lupin III: The First

Since Golgo 13: The Professional, anime has had a rocky relationship with CG graphics. However, this has started to change in recent years with the emergence of certain…

Analog Housou

Before the Golden Days: Of Mice and Osamu Dezaki

Director Osamu Dezaki started a revolution at Tokyo Movie in the 70s, according to this 1997 interview on The Adventures of Gamba.

Heisei Etranger

The Other Half of the Golden Combo: Akio Sugino Interview – Establishing Annapuru (Part 4/6)

“When the production for Tomorrow’s Joe 2 was confirmed, we pleaded with the company president to let us just focus on Tomorrow’s Joe 2 instead of working on…

Heisei Etranger

Artefacts of Geek Days Past: Anime Babes

Portrait of Lisa Munns with Anime Babes mascot Jojo the Shojo. Art by Lisa Tse, photo courtesy of Laura Watton Despite what the act...

The UK Anime Fandom Archive

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Crunchyroll Manga Sampler: Course Six

his might be the weirdest sampler we've looked at yet.  It's time to plumb the bottom of Crunchyroll's manga page a little for our latest C...

Renaissance Josei

OtakuGeneration (Show #432) Kamisama Kiss

  Shownotes :: (show 432) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Kamisama Kiss, recorded live September 15th, 2013. This week we watched Kamisama…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #431) Dai-Guard

  Shownotes :: (show 430) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Gintama, recorded live September 2nd, 2013. This week we watched Gintama. Join…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #430) Gintama

  Shownotes :: (show 430) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Gintama, recorded live September 2nd, 2013. This week we watched Gintama. Join…

otakugeneration's Podcast

Busy watching Golgo 13 for the podcast…

So instead of a proper post, here’s a picture of the mum from Meg The Witch Girl with a vase in her face. The post Busy watching Golgo 13…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #372) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 372) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Summer Impressions, recorded live July 22nd, 2012. This week we finished up our discussion of the…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #371) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 371) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Summer Impressions, recorded live July 15th, 2012. This weeks show is brought to uou by rain!…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #370) Summer Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 370) :: () :: () :: () :: () With OZMA, recorded live July 8th, 2012. This week we watched too many of the new Summer…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #369) Kids on the Slope

  Shownotes :: (show 369) :: () :: () :: () :: () With OZMA, recorded live July 1st, 2012. This week we talked about Kids on the Slope. Plus…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #367) Father Figures

  Shownotes :: (show 367) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Father Figures, recorded live June 16th, 2012. This week we talked about father figures in anime.…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #366) Aishiteruze Baby

  Shownotes :: (show 366) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Aishiteruze Baby, recorded live June 10th, 2012. This week we watched Aishiteruze Baby! Plus segments and…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration.(Show #365) Cooking Master Boy

  Shownotes :: (show 365) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Cooking Master Boy, recorded live June 3rd, 2012. This week we watched ng Master Boy. Plus…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #359) Feedback

  Shownotes :: (show 359) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Feedback, recorded live April 21st, 2012. This week a bunch of life stuff happened, so we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #358) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 358) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 16th, 2012. This week watched a lot MORE new anime series…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #357) Spring Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 357) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Spring Impressions, recorded live April 8th, 2012. This week watched a lot of new anime series…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #356) Chihayafuru

Shownotes :: (show 356) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Chihayafuru, recorded live April 1st, 2012. This week Paul made us watch Chihayafuru and no one…

otakugeneration's Podcast

Your Search Referral Questions Answered

Does Earl and Fairy have a manga? Yes hey does anyone know what a good harem show is? No, nobody knows. does golgo 13 died? yes, he doesn’t.…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #275) House of Five Leaves

  Shownotes :: (show 275) :: () :: () :: () :: () With House of Five Leaves, recorded live September 12th, 2010. This week we talked about the…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #274) Shiki

  Shownotes :: (show 274) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Shiki, recorded live September 5th, 2010. This week we discussed the anime Shiki and talked…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #266) Summer Preview

  Shownotes :: (show 266) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Summer Preview, recorded live July 11th, 2010. This week we watched Bakemonogatari, but had such…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #265) Valkyria Chronicles

  Shownotes :: (show 265) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Valkyria Chronicles, recorded live July 5th, 2010. This week we discussed…

otakugeneration's Podcast

Great Original Story! The Country Singer Leads to Treasure!

I owe a great part of my '80s anime fandom happiness to Deborah Allen. Never heard of her, huh?  Yeah, I wouldn't expect you to, especially if you're neither over 40 nor…

Hokuto no Fogie