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by davemerrill
Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: Anime
Topic: The Discotek appreciation thread.
Replies: 29
Views: 5204

Re: The Discotek appreciation thread.

Puss In Boots is where Toei Animation gets their logo, the smiling cat is "Pero" the titular Puss. The movie is one of those great late 60s kids movies full of action, Miyazaki did the key animation and you can really tell, particularly in the final chase scenes. Unico is a cutesy Sanrio character, ...
by davemerrill
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Anime
Topic: The Discotek appreciation thread.
Replies: 29
Views: 5204

Re: The Discotek appreciation thread.

I believe I did recently describe Discotek as 'doing the Lord's work' here with their releases of out of print and never-released anime titles. Their Animal Treasure Island and Puss In Boots are just about perfect. When their Unico comes out it's going to make a lot of former 80s kids very happy.
by davemerrill
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Dave says hi
Replies: 13
Views: 2945

Re: Dave says hi

That is sweet! Now I gotta get somebody to pick those up for me.
by davemerrill
Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Dave says hi
Replies: 13
Views: 2945

Re: Dave says hi

Hi, welcome to the forum. I took a look at your blog and pretty much immediately subscribed to your RSS feed! I know what you mean about taking extra suitcases to Japan. I just moved to Japan a month ago (I'd lived and worked here before from 200-2002), and I would always bring empty bags to bring ...
by davemerrill
Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Dave says hi
Replies: 13
Views: 2945

Re: Dave says hi

Dave, I've been an anime fan since I was 2 and saw Prince Planet on TV. I see you're also featuring the Prince Planet manga on your blog. :) Do you have 1965 issues of magazines just lying around? :P The Prince Planet anime is streaming on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXwsH0toX3k As far ...
by davemerrill
Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Dave says hi
Replies: 13
Views: 2945

Dave says hi

Hi, I'm Dave, Daniel sent me an invite and told me I should check this out, so here I am! I've been an anime fan since I was 2 and saw Prince Planet on TV. In the world of anime fandom, you name it, I've done it; ran anime clubs, dated girls who cosplayed as the Dirty Pair, daisy-chained VHS and Bet...