Category Archives: LOST PLANET ANIME

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…

“Crayon Shin Chan” (1992)
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February 18, 2015 posted by

“Crayon Shin Chan” (1992)

Standards on what is acceptable and what is not in children’s entertainment is always a headache, at least in America. In Japan, standards tend to be far looser than out…

Japanese Animated Commercials, Part 4
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January 28, 2015 posted by

Japanese Animated Commercials, Part 4

Here we go again with these silly Japanese adverts! Let’s see what’s in store this week. Maruai Hanakatsuo 1960s commercial for a brand of katsuobushi. Featuring an American woman speaking…