Monday, January 6, 2014

Battle of the Planets was da bomb, yo
















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5 comments:

  1. Oh, Rick, how cool! You (almost) convinced me to watch Battle of the Planets.
    Greetings!

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  2. ALMOST???

    What would it take to convince you?

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  3. I laughed so much when I read this! Thanks so much for entering our contest, and with so clever a spin!

    (Confession: I have never seen Battle of the Planets. Eep.)

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  4. I feel I should add that this post is completely true. I was totally obsessed with BOTP when I was in grade school and I did draw the Phoenix (that's the ship that G-Force travels in) ALL THE TIME and I did like to pretend I was one of them. It was the first time I was exposed to anime, though far from the last. My handwriting, however, was a little bit better than this in third grade.

    So glad that this made you laugh!

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  5. Battle of the Planets (Science Ninja Team Gatchaman) was my introduction to the wacky world of anime. When I observed the character design of other shows like Star Blazers (Space Battleship Yamato) and Robotech (Super Dimension Fortress Macross), I thought, "Hmm... I'm beginning to see a pattern here.
    Since then, I've been cursed with the brand of otaku. In the past year, I have subjected myself (and my wife Suze) to viewings of Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo, Full Metal Alchemist, Appleseed XIII and Ah! My Goddess. Curse you BotP! I also make a point of having an annual viewing of Megazone 23 around Christmastime with Suze and a couple of friends. You're more than welcome to come by and it doesn't have to be in the dead of winter! BIRD, GO!
    - John Baker

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