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.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #10 – Oh Family!, Haunted Junction

It’s an Anthony & Brian-only episode of The Anime That Didn’t Make Us this time out. And one I should have posted about a month ago. Whoops.

Oh Family! – heartwarming orphantainment with a distinctly American flavour from 1986.

Haunted Junction – another late-night anime from 1997 that Anthony would have definitely not been allowed to watch.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #9 – KATRI, J-DECKER, VIRTUA FIGHTER

TATDMU All-Star Dwayne Moloney joins us today talk about three more anime that geography denied us during our formative years.

Katri, Girl of the Meadows – a Finnish World Masterpiece Theatre outing from 1984.

Brave Police J-Decker – another in the Brave Series, this time sentient transforming robots fight crime in 1994.

Virtua Fighter – Sega’s groundbreaking fighting game comes to anime in 1995.

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The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #8 – Dragon Ball, Those Who Hunt Elves, GaoGaiGar

Ace Comical’s very own Greg Driver is here to clamber into the DITB time machine and send cartoons back to our childhood selves that they never got to see. This week we have Toriyama’s all-time classic, the show that marked dawn of modern anime, and the finale of Takara’s Brave series.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us #7 – Lupin III Part 3, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Nadesico

Dwayne Moloney from Secret of the Sailor Madness and Let’s Go JoJo joins us to look back at the first episodes of three more anime that geography denied us childhood nostalgia for.

This week we look at the third TV outing for Monkey Punch’s iconic thief, Mitsuteru Yokoyama’s adaptation of Romance of the Three Kingdoms and multi-layered mecha anime Martian Successor Nadesico.

The Anime That Didn’t Make Us – Vifam, Tylor and Escaflowne

Grace Chan joins us today as we once again look back at three anime we never got to see during our childhoods. Brian’s pick is children get lost in space mecha show Vifam (1983). Grace picks light novel adaptation Irresponsible Captain Tylor (1993). And finally little baby Anthony picks fantasy mecha show, Vision of Escaflowne (1996).