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    Retro Anime Podcast - Episode 27 'Plucked From Obscurity (Again)'

    Hi Everybody, Lewis and I dip back into some obscure and forgotten 80's OVAs with reviews of Nayuta and Whatever, White Bear. You can listen directly on SoundCloud here: Retro Anime Podcast #27 'Plucked From Obscurity (Again)' Or find the podcast on Amazon Music, iTunes, TuneIn, Spotify...
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    Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 42 - 45 [Final] I'm looking forward to talking about this show with @Scrambled Valkyrie on the podcast. Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers 3 - Episode 5 SSSS.Dynazenon - Episode 6 Plus I caught up on some stuff I've been meaning to watch for ages Bremen 4 An...
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    Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 35 - 41 Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers 3 - Episode 4 SSSS.Dynazenon- Episode 5 I was a little concerned as well, but agreed, it was a good episode nonetheless. Back Arrow - Episode 16 & 17 Despite my lamenting how Back Arrow was plodding along in my last...
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    Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 31 - 34 Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers 3 - Episode 3 A particularly bonkers episode that epitomises why I love Thunderbolt Fantasy Super High Speed Galvion - Episodes 16 - 22 [Final] It's a real shame that Galvion was cancelled due it's sponsor going...
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    Retro Anime Podcast - Episode 27 'Plucked From Obscurity (Again)'

    Hi Everybody, Lewis and I will be recording our next episode on Sunday with reviews of another couple of obscure 80s OVAs; Nayuta and Whatever, White Bear. Reply here with any questions or comments you have for us. Many thanks, Ian
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    I have to admit that now I've watched episode 15 it does feel like it's got into the mid series flab, I'm going to see it through, but not holding my breath that Back Arrow is going to end up anything more than mediocre to average at best. I've found the range of opinions really interesting as...
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    Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 28 - 30 Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers 3 - Episode 2 Super High Speed Galvion - Episodes 10 - 15 The first half of Galvion felt a bit by the numbers but it has really shifted a gear in th second half and I am really enjoying it SSSS.Dynazenon - Episode 3...
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    Thunderbolt Fantasy - Bewitching Melody of the West Watched this prequel film in preparation of... Thunderbolt Fantasy Sword Seekers 3 - Episode 1 I have been looking forward to the return of Thunderbolt Fantasy and it didn't disappoint. Super High Speed Galvion - Episodes 7 - 9 Spirit...
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    Super High Speed Galvion - Episodes 1 - 6 I watched this raw in the 00s but wanted to rewatch it now that there is a good fansub available, I've always liked Galvion's design by Koichi Ohata. Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 22 - 25 Back Arrow - Episodes 12 & 13 SSSS Dynazenon - Episode 1 I...
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 103 - 109 [Final] It feels great to have finally watched all of HnK, for the life of me can't remember why I stopped at episode 80-something over a decade ago. An awesome series and a fantastic final confrontation between Ken and Roah and HnK definitely deserves it's...
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    Retro Anime Podcast - Episode 27 'Plucked From Obscurity (Again)'

    Hi Everybody, The final part of our Mecha March content with Retro Mecha Podcast and Anime Heads Retro World look at Mecha OVAs from the 80s to the 90s, in this episode Lewis and I review some female mecha themed OVAs with reviews of Black Magic M-66 and ARIEL. You can listen directly on...
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    Hokuto no ken - Episodes 98 - 102 The confrontation between Kenshiro and Raoh has been really good and building up to a great conclusion. Spirit Hero Wataru - Episodes 15 - 17 The Phoenix - Karma Chapter Having watched a couple of the Phoenix adaptations I'm intrigued to watch the rest, this...
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    We've new original mecha coming from Sunrise in October with the airing of Kyoukai Senki, helmed by Nobuyoshi Habara who helmed Fafner, which is a great mecha franchise so I've got high hopes for this. Link to ANN's article below. Kyoukai Senki ANN article
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 92 - 97 Demon Hero Wataru - Episodes 12 - 14 Back Arrow - Episode 9 MAPS (1987) I've long wanted to see this and a fansub has finally become available, a decent and pretty standard 80's one shot OVA, the 1994 version was better IMHO. As Neil.T said the first few...
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 89 - 91 Demon Hero Wataru - Episodes 9 - 11 Back Arrow - Episode 8 ARIEL Visual - Episodes 1 & 2 [Final] ARIEL Deluxe - Episodes 1 & 2 [Final] Black Magic M-66 Re-watched these ahead of recording the Mecha March podcast at the end of this week, if you've got any...
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    Retro Mecha Podcast - #9 'Mecha March 2021'

    Hi Everyone, This year we're taking part in Mecha March on Twitter and we're doing this cross platform with my other podcast Retro Anime Podcast and @Scrambled Valkyrie's blog Anime Heads Retro World. This podcast covers OVAs from 1987 with reviews of Relic Armor Legaciam, Demon Legend...
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 84 - 88 Demon Hero Wataru - Episodes 6 - 8 Phoenix 2772 - Space Firebird (Blu-ray) I've had this classic from Tezuka on the 'to watch list' for years but recently found a HD rip to watch, it's a really interesting film both to look at and in the story and message it...
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 81 - 83 Now into the final story arc of Hokuto no Ken. Demon Hero Wataru - Episodes 1 - 5 Watching this for the next series review on the mecha podcast. Back Arrow - Episodes 6 & 7 After it's shaky start I'm beginning to quite enjoy Back Arrow now.
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    Hokuto no Ken - Episodes 73 - 80 Through these episodes Part 3 has concluded which was another fantastic story arc and currently the show is going on a run of recap episodes of the South Star fighters. MAZE: The Mega-Burst Space - Episodes 1 & 2 [Final] This OVA fits a lot in it's 2 episodes...
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    Retro Anime Podcast - Episode 27 'Plucked From Obscurity (Again)'

    Hi Everybody, Much later than I anticipated our latest episode is now out. This is a bit of a selfish one on my part as I love bike racing so I made Lewis watch a couple of 80s racing OVAs; Bari Bari Densetsu and Circuit Angel - Resolving Starting Grid. You can listen directly on SoundCloud...
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