Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God (manga/anime/video game)

Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God (超獣機神ダンクーガ, Chōjū Kishin Dankūga) is a Super Robot anime television series produced by Ashi Productions, directed by Seiji Okuda and written by Keisuke Fujikawa. It ran on TBS for 38 episodes from 5 April 1985 to 27 December 1985. The TV anime was licensed by Central Park Media under their Software Sculptors label in 1995, and was released on subtitled…

Re Cervin (manga)

Re Cervin (Japanese: レ・セルバン, Hepburn: Re Seruban) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kōsuke Hamada. It has been serialized in Shogakukan‘s seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits since January 2022. Publication Written and illustrated by Kōsuke Hamada, Re Cervin started in Shogakukan‘s seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits on January 8, 2022. Shogakukan has collected its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first two volumes were released on April 28, 2023. As of December…

Last Karte (manga)

Last Karte: Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku (Japanese: ラストカルテ―法獣医学者 当麻健匠の記憶―, Hepburn: Rasuto Karute Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wakabi Asayama. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from January 2022 to April 2024. Publication Written and illustrated by Wakabi Asayama, Last Karte: Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku’ was serialized in Shogakukan‘s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from January 19,…

801 T.T.S. Airbats (manga/anime)

801 T.T.S. Airbats, known in Japan as Aozora Shōjotai (青空少女隊, lit. “The Blue Sky Girls Squad”), is a manga by Shimizu Toshimitsu which was later adapted into a seven episode anime series, produced by Studio Fantasia and Victor Entertainment. The series was released in Japan on LaserDisc as a series of OVA episodes between 1994 and 1996, and was licensed for English language distribution by ADV Films. The title…

Undercover Cops (manga/game)

Undercover Cops (アンダーカバーコップス, Andākabākoppusu) is an arcade-style beat ’em up video game developed and published by Irem, originally for the arcades in 1992. It is Irem’s first attempt in the modern beat ’em up genre that was founded by Kung-Fu Master. Players control “city sweepers”, a police agent-like group who fight crime by taking down thugs in New York City in the year 2043. Gameplay…

750 Rider (manga)

750 Rider (Japanese: 750ライダー, Hepburn: Nanahan Raidā) is a Japanese shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Isami Ishii. It was published from 1975 to 1985 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Champion, owned by Akita Shoten, with a total of 50 volumes. This manga was preceded by another work of the same author named 750 Rock, which was published between 1973 and 1974 in the magazine Weekly Shōnen…

Venus Wars (manga/anime/game)

The Venus Wars (Japanese: ヴイナス戦記, Hepburn: Vinasu Senki) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. It was serialized in the Gakken magazine Nora Comics from 1986 to 1990. In 1989, The Venus Wars was adapted into an anime film directed by Yasuhiko, co-written by Yuichi Sasamoto and Yasuhiko, and produced by Bandai Visual, Gakken, and Shochiku. Manga The manga was originally published in Japan by Gakken from 1986 to 1990, and then…

Rave Master (manga/anime/game)

Rave Master, Rave, and alternatively, The Groove Adventure Rave in Japan, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. The series follows Haru Glory, a teenager on a quest to find the five fragments of the sacred stone of light Rave (renamed from “Holy Bring”) in order to bring peace to the world by defeating the criminal group Demon…

Last Hope (novel/manga/anime/TV series)

Last Hope, also named Unit Pandora (Chinese: 重神机潘多拉; Japanese: 重神機パンドーラ), is a Japanese-Chinese anime television series produced and animated by Satelight. It is created and directed by Shōji Kawamori alongside Hidekazu Sato and written by Toshizo Nemoto. It premiered online in Netflix in Japan on March 29, 2018 with a local televised broadcast on Tokyo MX and other stations including MBS TV on April 4, 2018. A worldwide release through Netflix went…

Gallery Fake (manga/anime)

Gallery Fake (Japanese: ギャラリーフェイク, Hepburn: Gyararī Feiku) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Fujihiko Hosono. It was firstly serialized in Shogakukan‘s seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits from 1992 to 2005, with its chapters collected in 32 tankōbon volumes. A two-chapter story and a four-chapter story were published in Weekly Big Comic Spirits in 2012 and 2016, respectively. A new serialization of Gallery Fake began in Big Comic Zōkan in 2017. A 37-episode anime television…

ēlDLIVE (manga/anime)

Ēldlive (Japanese: エルドライブ, Hepburn: Erudoraibu, stylized as ēlDLIVE) is a Japanese manga series by Akira Amano. It started serialization via Shueisha‘s online app Jump Live in August 2013, switching to the digital publication Shōnen Jump+ after it launched in September 2014. It has been collected in eleven tankōbon volumes. The first three chapters were published in English by Viz Media in 2014. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Pierrot aired between January and March 2017. Plot…

Yasuke (manga/TV series)

Yasuke is a Japanese-American original net anime series loosely based on the historical figure of the same name, an African warrior who served under Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga during the Sengoku period of samurai conflict in 16th century Japan. Created by LeSean Thomas and animated by Japanese animation studio MAPPA, the series stars Lakeith Stanfield as the titular character. The series was released on Netflix on April 29, 2021. Synopsis In an alternate-reality 16th century feudal Japan…