The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #17 – Lensman, Boys Over Flowers, Vampire Princess Miyu

Sheena Duffy joins us to discuss three more anime that we were unable to watch growing up due to the curse of geography.

Lensman (1984) – EE ‘Doc’ Smith’s creation gets a second anime outing in the same year!

Boys Over Flowers (1996) – Yoko Kamio’s oft adapted manga of awful rich boys and the girl who loves them.

Vampire Princes Miyu (1997) – Toshiki Hirano sends their vampire creation to high school.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #16 – Pollyanna, Violinist of Hamelin & Moby Dick

Niall Flanagan from Secret of the Sailor Madness and Let’s Go! joins us to climb into the TATDMU time machine and watch 3 more anime that geography denied our childhoods.

The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love (1986) – a World Masterpiece Theatre adaptation of Eleanor H Porter’s novels.

Violinist of Hamelin (1996) – based on Michiaki Watanabe’s manga.

Hakugei: Legend of the Moby Dick (1997) – based on Herman Melville’s novel, but in space.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #12 – Dorvack, Montana Jones, Dokkiri Doctor

Dwayne finally takes the second chair as we welcome Sublo & Tangy Mustard creator Aaron Long to pick from the list of anime we never got see in our formative years.

Special Armored Battalion Dorvack – from 1983, it’s Battlestar Galactica for jackasses.

Montana Jones – from 1994, it’s Duck Tales for Italian Furries.

Dokkiri Doctor – from 1999, it’s Dr Slump with more Doctor and no Arale.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #11 – GeGeGe no Kitaro, Metal Fighter Miku & Hell Teacher Nube

Heroic third chair Dwayne Moloney helps little red hens Brian & Anthony bake their podcast bread, and now you, the grateful woodland animals get to feast on it.

GeGeGe no Kitaro – the third outing for the iconic yokai gang, this time from 1985.

Metal Fighter Miku – Future sports from a past time. That time being 1994.

Hell Teacher Nube – yet more school bound spooky hijinks with this 1996 Shonen Jump adaptation.