Anyone wanna have a brief retro-anime thread?
Retro anime threads are never brief
Downloaded the Akage no Anne BDs that came out earlier this year raw and am currently editing some older subs to fit them at the moment.
How do you do that? I want to do that with the Macross II BDs that come out the 25th. Already pre-ordered, but they do not have eng subs.
They really fixed the shitty animation quality of the original. Those blue looking scenes are even gone.
This is my Leiji Matsumoto folder, am I missing anything at all? I did a last minute check last time and just wanted to be sure. In the Galaxy 999 folder are the two films.
I just downloaded Anne but I grabbed the one up at Bakabt at the moment. Good move or should I have gotten the BDs?
Almost done with the Black Jack OVAs.
I have a whole folder of Pre 2000s OVAs on my PS3 for viewing
Yes to SSX Harlock being in my Harlock folder and I no longer have enough space for Galaxy Railways and Maetel Legend. I have less than 3GB on my 2TB at the moment. Once I do some cleaning up i'll add those.
If it is hardsubbed that will take a lot of work. If it is softsubbed either in seperate subtitle files or mkv then its a realativly easy process which there are guides all about how to do.
This is the bakabt one.
This is the BD raw.
What's that really good show that you guys always go on about? Fluorescent Angelic Armageddon?
This is all pre-2000 anime I've completed, not counting movies:
Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster
Fushigi no Umi no Nadia
Kidou Senkan Nadesico
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Otaku no Video
Serial Experiments Lain
Shin Hurricane Polymar
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou
How much of a pleb am I?
What else should I watch?
Dirty Pair (everything)
Vampire Hunter D (if you haven't seen already)
Akira (if you haven't seen already)
Cyber City Oedo 808
That's what I have on 1990 and earlier.
Not really, it's just that the kind of shows I like only really started getting made in the 2000s.
And I only got into anime around 2005 or 2006 in the first place, I was more of a manga person before.
I saw Akira and Vampire Hunter D, but nothing else, cheers.
Everyone should see Pop Chaser a tleast once in their life time.
I consider it to be one of the most perfect anime episodes.
Watching Armitage III currently. That's really good. I was beginning to think that all old OVAs are just good visuals with action but shit story since they can't do anything with so few episodes.
I was disappointed by Lodoss and Lemnear.
I just started watching Slayers today, and boy is it good. Oh and I finished reading Mazinger Z yesterday too.
The Aim for the Ace movie is really fucking enjoyable. If you like Gunbuster, you really need to check it out. Still the TV series is also pretty good. I don't know the status on the manga though.
Fixing to watch this soon. Any opinions?
Versailles no Bara
Ace wo Nerae
Giant Robo OVA
Lets be honest, not everyone have time to watch 26 episodes of a melodramatic shoujo sports anime from 1973. Still it's a really nice show.
Adding on to that, it's a real shame that so few 70s anime movies have BD releases.
And speaking about BD releases, I made a list about older anime that have bluray releases
If anything is missing, please tell me.
I thought it was the Cream Lemon episode you were talking about (but yeah, 16:9 aspect ratio made me doubt).
I'm not really interested in Aim for the Ace for the moment. Maybe later.
Glad to hear this is still in progress.
I moved on to Ashita no Joe 2 after the first season. I didn't exactly need to see the body blow arc again but it looks very nice; lines, the anime.
There really isn't much to do, for the episodes that have the newer scripts. I just styled it how I wanted and tried adjusting some timings that seemed wierd. There are only some much older scripts for the later episodes though which will probably be more hassle.
I did think that was odd and dissapointing, you are probably right.
I consider the cutoff when Ink and paint were phased out.
Ink and paint gave a different, albeit, slightly lower quality feel. Plus they gave some of the best visuals for one of the the climactic sequences of End of Evangelion as some of the painted cells were filmed on their reverse side to give a distorted version of familiar scenes from the series.
Yeah, that's the beauty of HD transfers, even if they're only mastering at 720p and then upscaling to 1080 for the BD. I guess they don't master at 1080p to keep the grain from being overwhelming, leading to DVNR.
>no one seeding the BD rips of the OVA
Record of Lodoss War
Yuu Yuu Hakusho
Irresponsible Captain Tylor
Ghost Sweeper Mikami
Great Teacher Onizuka
Mugen no Ryvius
Tenshi No Tamago
Blue Sub No. 6
Fushigi no Umi no Nadia
Evangelion & EoE
Serial Experiments Lain
Working my way through Patlabor TV and CCS now, enjoying both. I've been meaning to jam some more older stuff in though, I have a bunch on my backlog.
Excluding movies, this is my pitiful list:
Mobile Suit Gundam
Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
Gundam 0083: Stardust Memories
Gundam 08th MS Team
Serial Experiments Lain
Turn A Gundam
I'm planning on watching Macross soon, as well as Lupin III.
How is there hardly any mention of Macross in this thread?
I still think DYRL is the single best piece of animation ever made. I tell everybody to watch it just because it's so damn gorgeous to look at.
Posting some screencaps from Cat's eye. I tried doing some stitches but they didn't come out well.
Have a look at this:
I think you're missing quite a lot there.
Not even on BBT? G-P has releases of everything there, I think.
Wow, that's a bad looking encode.
That pose again.
Do you have a better one? This is just the one I had found at the time.
And a loli pantyshot. The rest are mostly just various shots of Hitomi.
No. Well, maybe. At one point I toyed with the idea of encoding it, but it would be a pain. The QTS releases are always completely unfiltered and so can often look ok, but I think they're fixed bitrate. Sometimes they aren't great as a result.
Ashita no Joe 2 has a really good looking BD release.
Minky Momo is very grainy and blurry. It isn't great (as a result of the original film I suspect), but it's a lot better than the upscale treatment Creamy Mami got.
It didn't seem so bad but that might be because of my screen size. The only problems I saw was some static on some frames here and there. Also someone pointed out this error in the OP and now I can't unsee it. The series is pretty episodic but it's still entertaining. Hitomi gets mad for seemingly no reason at times. Wondering if they'll ever get past kissing or if they'll stick to the thrills of stealing forever.
Astro Boy has a nice BD, but the colours appear to be fucked. I think "crushed blacks" is the term.
Takarajima suffers from lower than usual bitrate video. I don't know why it was released on BD25s instead of BD50s.
The second episode. Or the first episode of the US release.
I don't know if it's part of that arc, since I've only seen those first two episodes. I guess Atom gets permanently seperated from Tenma by episode 3.
Space Battleship Yamato has fantastic BDs. You can see all the hairs and shit they had on the cels or lenses while they made it. The films are surprisingly not as well handled; they seem blurrier and were probably on lower-quality film stock.
Yes, but it was discontinued before it finished. I think it was an upscale.
I know they had issues finding copies of the original film though. The colours in the next episode previews are messed up, and some of them just have voice overs with no actual preview. It could be related.
What are you referring to here?
I literally just got off watching a few episodes of the new UK re-release of Outlaw Star. It's pretty much just a repress of the old DVD, no new material which is disappointing, but it's still rollicking good fun in spaaaaaaaace.
For these older series with a good BD transfer, only bloatmode encodes do them justice. So for Urusei Yatsura for example, the Ijine Bizjene encodes are going to be the only ones that look as good as the BDs. Any kind of degraining results in a loss of detail.
S2 of Rayearth is really shit. Which is a shame because S1 was absolutely incredible.
The homo djinns were hilarious, but S2 just fucking spins its wheels and does the same shit every episode, with an utterly nonsense premise and conclusion. CLAMP obviously wanted to round off at the end of S1 (well, equivalent point in the manga) but were "convinced" to continue.
So pretty much you should ask beforehand which is best if you're not savvy at this? What about the cat's eye example where you said the encodes out aren't that good? And the new local release seems to be DVD only as well.
Actually Rayearth BD when? Or ts' of this broadcast for the whole series will do too.
>all that Gundam
I'm so sorry.
You should watch Patlabor, or Dougram, or something. Oh, or Daitarn. Daitarn is Tomino at his best.
What're some comedy-centric retro anime, like Golden Boy? I've been looking through the posts here but I can't identify any straight comedy. Ironic pic related.
Been watching Layzner for the past few days now. Wish the anon from /m/ would rip the BDs since watching it scaled down is a drag.
Yo, X was really cute. I love watching Wing after a couple drinks. That shit's so bad it's funny.
The ones I really don't like are 0083, 08th MS Team, and Wing. Zeta is mediocre and I have a love-hate thing going with Victory.
Turn A is quite good, so I guess it's all sort of worth it. 0080 is fantastic, too.
>Space Battleship Yamato has fantastic BDs.
It looks amazing. There is a fair bit of QUALITY but in the parts they pour their love into it's just eyeporn.
Frontier was pretty bad. It didn't have much redeeming features the the lead MC was forgettable and seemed only to exist as a focal point for the girls.
His eventually romantic acceptance is just laughable, like they were getting it out of the way. DYRL did it exceedingly right in comparison.
To be fair though, Macross is rocky overall, the most consistently good piece of Macross I've seen was the Macross Plus movie, other entries into the franchise just get dragged down by a lot of silly shit.
Here's what I've setting at with completed anime pre-2000 (I've seen more, but I have lots of unfinished series in my backlog):
Amon: The Apocalypse of Devilman
Aura Battler Dunbine
Casshern: Robot Hunter
Cosmo Police Justy
Cyber City Oedo 808
Daimajuu Gekitou Hagane no Oni
Demon City Shinjuku
Devilman: The Birth
Devilman: The Demonbird
Dragon Ball GT (all movies included)
Dragon Ball Z (all movies included)
Eiyuu Gaiden Mozaicka
Getter Robo: Armageddon
Giant Robo the Animation
Goku II: Midnight Eye
Goku: Midnight Eye
Grave of the Fireflies
Grey: Digital Target
Honoo no Tenkousei
Kaze to Ki no Uta
Kikou Ryohei Mellowlink
Lupin III (Pilot film included)
Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro
Lupin III: Lupin vs Fukusei-ningen
Macross Do You Remember Love
Macross Flash Back 2012
Mad Bull 34
Manie-Manie: Meikyuu Monogatari
Mazinger Z vs. General Dark
MD Geist II: Death Force
Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01
Mobile Fighter G Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Mobile Suit Gundam F91
Mobile Suit Gundam I
Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz Movie
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Muteki Choujin Zanbot 3
Nekojiru Gekijou Jirujiru Original
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
On Your Mark
Soukou Kihei Votoms
Soukou Kihei Votoms: Big Battle
Soukou Kihei Votoms: Kakuyaku taru Itan
Soukou Kihei Votoms: Red Shoulder Document - Yabou no Roots
Soukou Kihei Votoms: The Last Red Shoulder
Space Adventure Cobra (movie)
Space Adventure Cobra (series)
Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
Tezuka Osamu Monogatari: Boku wa Son-Goku
Time Bokan Royal Revival
Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster
Twinkle Heart: Gingakei made Todokanai
Violence Jack: Harlem Bomber-hen
Violence Jack: Hell's Wind-hen
Violence Jack: Jigoku Gai-hen
You guys hear about the live action Urusei Yatsura?
>like Golden Boy
Junk Boy. I actually haven't seen Golden Boy, but I always see Junk Boy mentioned along side it. It's a fun OVA.
Apparently, but I don't think I seen rips ever. Someone should track them down, rip them, and add subs to them
>Rayearth will be 20 years old this year
Not only Rayearth
SIX DOZEN ASSHOLES IN A KNOT THIS BETTER NOT BE TRUE
Energy drink, I think.
/m/subs would first have to HAVE the raws available. That's the main problem. Besides, you should be glad they finished at all, this layzner project has been going on for YEARS.
Shh shh shh
You do know Buggette Honey wasn't an OVA or Special, but a full blown series, right?
Let's see here
-MSG 8th MS
-Patlabor: The Early Days
-Patlabor: The Movie
-Prefectural Earth Defense Force
-Eva (really, who on /a/ hasn't?)
I really liked all the main cast of the dub. Her, Veronica Taylor as Amelia, Eric Stuart as Gourry and of course, Crispin Freeman as Zelgadis. Oh, and Rachel Lillis was great as Martina in NEXT.
I even liked David Moo's Xellos.
Well, I decided to watch the original Sailor Moon for the first time ever since Crystal is coming out now.
And for proper nostalgia experience, I'm watching the Dic dub.
And liking it.
Oh, it's bad. It's very poorly acted in a lot of places and the Canadian accents are funny, but I just can't help but find it all so campily charming.
Thanks to whoever told me to watch the dub.
What happened to interesting hentai?
Yeah, I watched the first episode and it didn't excite me too much. From what I gather, it's going to follow the manga is a sort of Full Metal Alchemist/Brotherhood sort of way.
And those are two other shows I need to get around to seeing.
Also, the art looks like it's trying to be like the glamor spreads from the manga, and cutting out all the silly deformed faces. Which are a great part of the charm of the original.
Oh, and Tuxedo Mask doesn't throw his rose.
Man, I'm only about 16 episodes into the original(LOOOOOONG way to go yet) and I just can't imagine him divorced of his rose.
I just got done watching gunbuster recently
I loved it up till the last ep, it feels like they ran out of budget and the story straight up made no sense
Patlabor isn't related to Gunbuster, but >>110415426 is a good idea. Just remember: Patlabor has two timelines. The original OVAs then the first two movies.
Then the TV series and the New Files OVAs are a second continuity.
As far as Gunbuster goes, watch it first, then Diebuster. Ignore the movies, those are just mashups of the OVAs.
No, they didn't run out of budget, Anno was being artistic. And if you didn't get the simple telling of the story, then you must be autistic.
The black and white sure but the part where they storyboard the final battle was a bit much. I didn't mind too much because the 'final battle' wasn't the focal point of the drama.
The story was straight forward to me, I guess I just didnt like the whole time difference that happened after the bomb blew up.
Did I miss something with the gunbuster traveling light speed when the bomb went off or something? I really didnt get how they survived in the fucked up gun buster
>they storyboard the final battle was a bit much
I have no idea what you mean. Also, this is literally the first time I've ever seen somebody complain about the ending of Gunbuster.
>I have no idea what you mean. Also, this is literally the first time I've ever seen somebody complain about the ending of Gunbuster.
Go back and rewatch it then, the final battle at the end was shown via storyboards.
This isn't even the ending of Gunbuster.
It's called Relativistic Travel. Something they foreshadowed when Noriko and Kazumi went close to the speed of light to catch Noriko's father's ship. They were gone for a few minutes their time, but months for everyone else.
>I just didnt like the whole time difference that happened after the bomb blew up.
But that's actually realistic. Granted, I doubt it was actually the number they gave, but the amount of time they would have travelled into the future would have been massive.
Osamu Dezaki and Akio Sugino make the best team.
I'm a sucker for everything Dezaki does.
God damn you gigantic fucking muppet, you must have not been paying attention at all when watching Gunbuster or saw it 500 years ago
>barely storyboard it
Yeah which was my main problem with it, it was like a quick sequence of story boards. Kinda jarring but luckily the next sequence was good enough to rope me back in.
Why won't it ever get subbed?
Why would a
boyhave a lum bum?
Just learn Japanese. It's fun.
Plus now I can watch cool things that'll never be subbed like Jushin Liger and stuff.
Why would you want to fuck a weird alien from weird space?
I've been studying for 5-ish years, I guess. I never thought it was difficult except keeping up with kanji sometimes. I still have a lot to learn, but I know enough to watch raw anime and I've done a little bit of TL checking on things.
I probably have a knack for picking up language, though. I studied Spanish and German for a few years before I started studying Japanese. Planning to try and learn some French soon, too.
Tokusatsu is really nice because a lot of it is targeted at children, so the language they use is super easy to understand most of the time.
Yes I'm aware they're practically identical.
You're right about the tokusatsu thing, I've picked up a lot of common words just through osmosis. Is there anything you'd recommend doing, or should I just dive into the "learn japanese" threads?
Fuck off. If it's your first time watching it, you have no nostalgia. You sound pretentious as fuck saying you find it so "campily charming" when you're obviously too young to understand the charm of cheesy 90s dubs. I hate these threads for the same reason I hate /vr/; it's filled with fucking morons who lack any sort of appreciation for older stuff and are simply watching it because it's "retro" and they want to look like they have better taste. You're not impressing anyone by claiming you have nostalgia for a terrible dub that was before your time, you're revealing yourself as someone who treats older anime like quaint relics to be looked at with curiosity and amusement instead of legitimately enjoyed.
tl;dr, stop liking things ironically and wearing the media of previous generations like a fashion accessory, you fucking hipster piece of shit
I'd probably check out the learn Japanese threads. I haven't looked at them in a while, but I recall there being some good resources in there.
I started by taking classes, which I guess can be a bit slower to get into it, but it was nice learning with a native speaker.
Ironic shitposting is still shitposting, mate.
It's called a "joke." Might want to look into that. Don't take everything so literally. Or you might end up like >>110420056 that guy.
Is the original Cutey Honey any good?
I rarely see any incarnation of it mentioned on /a/.
I saw Re:Cutey Honey and thought it was pretty good. Is New Cutey Honey a better adaptation than the 1970's version?
Stick with the anime. Lupin in the manga is far darker and the tone is not even at all. It jumps from light slapstick to Lupin trying to rape Fujiko in the most uncomfortable way possible.
The anime toned him down and made him a much more likeable character. Some of the adaptations make him a little more rough around the edges, but none quite dip into the realm of EDGY quite the way the manga does.
>but I just can't help but find it all so campily charming
I genuinely feel that the first few episodes of the dub are the best way to introduce yourself to the series, partly for this reason, and also because they inset flashbacks/flashforwards to scenes later on that make it clear what's going to go down.
Everything from Gainax
Might as well Osamu Dezaki's work. You can't make a list without at least including Ashita no Joe, Space Adventure Cobra, and Rose of Versailles.
Maybe Historical would be a better category. Then you could get stuff like Takarajima, Remi, Versailles, Anne of Green Gables, etc. all under one category.
Welp, charts done everybody. Good work today.
>Is it just me or do we have a lot more kids shows back then?
If you're talking about all-age shows, then it's proportionally yes. The market changed. One of the reasons for its change was Eva, when they aired it on nigh time and pandering to the adults (even when Anno repeatedly told that Eva was meant for teenagers). Although it is noted that they had been pandering to adults since in the 80s.
It's more on the comedy side, considering their antics.
A lot of shows back then had aspects of everything. Patlabor was mecha with SoL and comedy, for instance. Bubblegum Crisis was sci fi, mecha and action. Go Nagai stuff was ecchi, action, comedy and sci fi, etc. But they all lent to one aspect more than the others (BGC being more action, Patlabor being more SoL, etc.)
Add this and we'll be getting somewhere
>not in HD
Ya'll niggas started the part without me
Do you want both OVAs/series? Or just series? Since I would say Key The Metal Idol for scifi if you're doing OVAs as well.
Dates would be nice, but not necessary considering the general theme of these threads is anything from the pre-2000 era. Hell we've even had Japanese war propaganda in these threads.
>Japanese war propaganda in these threads.
Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors (1945) [TSHS] [0301C363]
The films are all out and the BDMVs available on U2.
I want to
kiss her forehead tenderly.
Most of this list can go on there.
Gosenzosama Banbanzai needs to be on there. No idea where it belongs.
Current state of the list. 250x250 images would really help, I'm spending 99% of my time cropping.
Here's one for Space Adventure Cobra, the 1982 TV series.
Most of what's on it and suggested is already on the most popular charts though.
Here's one for Takarajima, the 1978 series. Should go under Adventure/Fantasy. Oh, and Cobra goes under Sci-fi.
Here is for The Rose of Versailles, a 1979 series. Put it in drama.
I believe it'll get more esoteric as time passes.
Here is one for Giant Gorg, a fantastic mech anime from 1984.
Yeah make sure to add motha fuggin' Tylor under comedy. It'd be very
irresponsibleof you not to.
I wouldn't say it was 'good' but goddamnit it was visceral and that kept me around long enough to watch it all the way through.
I used to make them pretty off and on while I was watching Fushigi Yugi, but some other Anons have been picking up the pace, like with thread. Came home to see some else had made one, and it really is lovely.
No problem. Here's one of Cyber City Oedo 808, an action OVA from 1990.
It is certainly a ride. With an awesome ED.
People need to watch the dub for shits and giggles, they cut out the whole antisemitic storyline though
Here's one for Kanashimi no Belladonna. It wolud go in drama, I guess.
>What anime is this?
Angel Cop, OVA that was made from 1989-1994.
Here's another OVA for action. Goku Midnight Eye from 1989.
I have that lined up on my backlog with Plastic Little, Windaria, Iczer, Battle Royal High School, Legend of Lemnear, Iria Zeiram, Violence Jack, Apocalypse Zero, Wicked City, MegaZone 23, neo tokyo, Silent Mobius, and a handful of others. Are any of the preceding any good?
Maison Ikkoku should go under SOL though.
Some more suggestions for pre-2000 anime:
Anything made by Triangle Staff - includes shows like Serial Experiment Lain and Mahou Tsukai Tai!
Anything made by Xebec - especially Bakuretsu Hunters and Martian Successor Nadesico
and for the super robot fans, King of Braves GaoGaiGar is a fucking requirement.
The whole thing is on youtube with the Engdub if you want to link people to it who're too lazy to download.
Excel just barely makes it in under the wire, but everyone should see it.
Ashita no Joe - 1970
Maybe for the first half. The last season and a half is straight romantic drama, and in my opinion some of the best ever done.
Chart just hit 3MB. Here's a low-fi update. Tons of anime, tons of pics, thanks!
Adventure/Fantasy should get the El-Hazard OVAs
I'm really bad at resizing ;_;
I just got what was on Bakabt.
Full eps, all engdub.
Mazinger Z - 1972
I don't see a significant difference between TV series and OVAs. They're all just anime, and good ones.
Images are a god-send dude, I can just google dates. Thanks for your croppin' work.
I really want to add Angel Cop, I'll do that when I have time to crop an image.
It's turning out well-rounded!
Oops, forgot image.
Good taste man.
Some things that belong on a recommendation chart of old anime that haven't been mentioned yet in this thread: Galaxy Express 999, 1000 Leagues in Search of Mother, Round Vernian Vifam, Future Boy Conan, Area 88
If you're including movies, then I would include Omoide Poro Poro (1991) under slice-of-life