Category Archives: LOST PLANET ANIME

DePatie-Freleng’s “Hoot Kloot”
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November 19, 2014 posted by

DePatie-Freleng’s “Hoot Kloot”

Continuing my series of posts on DePatie-Freleng’s later theatrical works – another one they did was “Hoot Kloot”, about a sheriff in the wild west. Like many cartoon characters, Hoot…

DePatie-Freleng’s “The Blue Racer”
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November 5, 2014 posted by

DePatie-Freleng’s “The Blue Racer”

Here I will continue with DePatie-Freleng’s obscure theatrical shorts. By 1972, DFE had stopped producing The Ant and the Aardvark, Tijuana Toads, and Roland and Rattfink shorts. In addition, they…

More Animated Pilots
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September 18, 2014 posted by

More Animated Pilots

Today I continue with more cartoon pilots that never went anywhere. Hang on tight, because there are more of these than you thought lying around. Here’s a fresh crop. Samson…

Animated Pilots That Never Made It
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August 21, 2014 posted by Charles Brubaker

Animated Pilots That Never Made It

Editor’s Note: This week Steve Stanchfield is on the road – off to explore several film collections away from his Ann Arbor home base. Filling in today is our resident…

Robotan (1966)
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August 20, 2014 posted by

Robotan (1966)

Sometimes there comes a show that’s just plain mystery because very little of it that survives. What the show was like, who worked on it, where it came from. Today,…

“Hey, I’m Guzura!” (1967)
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July 30, 2014 posted by

“Hey, I’m Guzura!” (1967)

Here’s an oddball classic anime you might not have heard of: Oraa Guzura Dado. It was a slow process for Tatsunoko Productions when it first opened its doors in 1962….

“Kitaro” (1968)
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June 11, 2014 posted by

“Kitaro” (1968)

“Yokai” is a class of supernatural monsters in Japanese folklore, ranging from mischievous creatures to those who bring good fortune to those that prey humans and hurt them. However, there…

Terrytoons in CinemaScope
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May 28, 2014 posted by

Terrytoons in CinemaScope

I’m one of the handful of people who collects cartoons on 16mm film. Some I got for bargain prices, others I had to shell out more, and a lot more…

“Extraordinary Ataro” (1969)
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May 21, 2014 posted by

“Extraordinary Ataro” (1969)

Moretsu Ataro (Extraordinary Ataro) is yet another one of Fujio Akatsuka’s creations, one of his big three “gag manga” after Tensai Bakabon and Osomatsu-kun. It’s famous enough to be associated…