Category Archives: LOST PLANET ANIME

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)
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August 6, 2015 posted by

“The Fantastic Funnies” (1980)

In 1980, CBS aired a one-hour special called “The Fantastic Funnies”, produced by Lee Mendelson in association with the National Cartoonists Society. Over a dozen cartoonists were interviewed, talking about their work.

Top 5 Anime Openings
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June 6, 2015 posted by

Top 5 Anime Openings

There’s one thing that’s always there in most TV shows, the theme song. They’re there to get us hyped for the show, setting the mood for what’s about to come….

Lost TV Anime
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May 2, 2015 posted by

Lost TV Anime

People involved in film preservation can attest to the challenges of finding missing films. Maybe the original masters were thrown out, maybe it got destroyed in a fire, or maybe…

The Lost Astro Boy Episode
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April 25, 2015 posted by

The Lost Astro Boy Episode

Before I begin, I need to clarify that there are actually several episodes of the original 1960s Astro Boy that were considered missing. Of the 193 episodes made, episodes 34,…

“Chingo Muchabei” (1971)
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March 21, 2015 posted by

“Chingo Muchabei” (1971)

I tackled this anime briefly in my very first post for Cartoon Research, but I felt it warranted a whole post. Chingo Muchabei has an interesting history in spite of…

“The Wizard of Id” (1970)
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March 4, 2015 posted by

“The Wizard of Id” (1970)

I always considered The Wizard of Id to be one of my big cartooning influence. I always had a thing for Johnny Hart’s dry sense of humor, and I consider…