Category Archives: FUNNY ANIMALS AND MORE
After his death in 1989, Tezuka Productions animated two manga novels as 25-minute film festival releases; “Adachi-ga Hara”, based on a 1971 manga, and “Akuemon”.
Go Nagai’s The Abashiri Family was animated by Studio Pierrot as an OAV in 1991. More specifically, it was a series of four 20-minute OAVs, that were too violent and too much for children’s TV.
A poor imitation of Urusei Yatsura without any of its charm. This one-shot OAV seems so short and vapid that you have to wonder why it was made.
A very minor OAV based on an equally minor manga. Who cared about a manga about a Japanese fireman when there were so many manga of more dramatic s-f adventures?
Grey began as a futuristic war manga by Yoshihisa Tagami, reprinted in the U.S. as a high-quality American comic book, with an introduction by Harlan Ellison.