Created by Shotaro Ishinomori and produced by Toei Company, Akumaizer 3 ran from October 1975 until June 1976 (38 episodes).
The show follows the adventures of three demon refugees from the Akuma (Devil) Clan, a vast empire that exists below the surface of the Earth. Having been cast out they now stop the Akuma Clan from attacking the surface world.
Akumaizer 3 are Xavitan, a half-demon swordsman, Evil, a somewhat vain and foppish sharpshooter, and Gabra, a slow- and dim-witted strongman. Together, they make up the superheroic team of the show’s title. At the end of the series, the heroes’ bodies are destroyed, but their souls survive to be reincarnated in the direct sequel to the show Choujin Bibyun.
Based on Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen's book of the same name, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century was directed by Kenneth Johnson and set in the year 2049. It Read more
Originally running between 1977-1979 for 108 episodes, Yatterman succeeded Time Bokan and followed what happened after fragments of a mysterious stone known as the Skull Stone are scattered across the Read more
Debuting in 1998 and running for thirteen episodes, Welcome to Paradox was an anthology show where all the stories took place in the fictional future city of Betaville although the Read more
No one likes an 'I told you so', so let's get the unpleasant bit out of the way. I told you so. Back in Feb 2018, whilst I was still Read more
Directed by William Cameron Menzies, The Maze was 3-D horror film that deals with teratology and prenatal phylogenetic evolution. It begins when Scotsman Gerald MacTeam (Richard Carlson) abruptly ends his Read more
Santa Claus: The Movie was supposed to be the holiday hit of 1985. Such was the confidence that father and son producers Alexander and Ilya Salkind had managed to get Read more
Somewhere out in space live The Herculoids! Zok, the laser-ray dragon! Igoo, the giant rock ape! Tundro, the tremendous! Gloop and Gleep, the formless, fearless wonders! With Zandor, their leader, Read more
In a time when the world was over exposed to glamorised American teenage dramas where teens were being played by thirty years olds a dramatic shift happened. The seeds of Read more
Directed by Coleman Francis, The Beast of Yucca Flats follows a Soviet scientist named Joseph Jaworsky (Tor Johnson), who defects and flees to a Nevada Test Site called Yucca Flats. Before Read more
Written and directed by Art Moore, The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole ran for 150 episodes between 1958 and 1961. The show followed a little boy named Spunky (voiced by Read more
Space, the final frontier... and on that frontier and beyond, humans and aliens alike need medical care. Enter Leonard McCoy, Doctor of Space Medicine, late of the U.S.S. Enterprise. This Read more
Created by Hajime Yatate, Ronin Warriors (aka Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers aka Yoroiden Samurai Troopers) takes place in a world where after a thousand years Talpa (voiced by Shigezō Sasaoka Read more
Created by Shotaro Ishinomori, and produced by Toei, Robot Detective ran for 26 episodes through 1973. It follows the adventures of Robot Detective K (K for short), a criminal investigation robot Read more
After the massive success of The Street Fighter, the Toei Company decided to build a new karate series around a female lead, and cast a young actress who had appeared Read more
Born on 1st June 1970 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Paula Malcomson has become a prolific character actor who manages to steal the show no matter the size of her role Read more
Omoikkiri Tanteidan Hadogumi (aka The Eager Detective) was created by Shotaro Ishinomori and produced by Toei. It was inspired by Edogawa Ranpo's fictional character The Fiend with Twenty Faces. It Read more
The big news was announced at the late Shotaro Ishinomori's website and this project will celebrate Cyborg 009's 50th anniversary when the manga was first serialized in 1964 and the website Read more
Directed by Monte Markham, Neon City (aka Anno 2053 aka Neonski Grad) is a post-apocalyptic update of John Ford's Stagecoach that takes place in the 2050's where mass ecological damage has left Read more
Nebula Mask Machineman was created by Shotaro Ishinomori and produced by Toei Company. It ran for 36 episodes during 1984. It begins with Nick (Osamu Sakuta) and his ball-shaped robot Read more