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The robots from the movies and cartoons of the 1970s will become

The robots from the movies and cartoons of the 1970s will become


The Legacy of Japan's Giant Robot Sci-Fi Shows

From Marine Boy and Thundercats to Cities Of Gold and Akira, we look at the TV shows and movies that introduced the UK to Japanese anime

Sing the body electromagnetic! Feel the magnificence of network android denizens from Japan's cartoon contraptions to limey British borgs!

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Don't think that all of the giant robot TV cartoons were created by Go Nagai. He may have invented them, but others quickly jumped onto the, er, ...

You might think animation would fare better, since cartoon robots are not limited by real physics or the need to build a big robot suit.

Other significant scions of Mazinger during this period include Gatchaman (1972-1974), which was translated into the American series Battle of the Planets ...

The 100 Greatest Movie Robots of All Time

The brainchild of prolific manga artist Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Tetsujin 28-go (literally, Iron Man #28) is widely considered to be Japan's first Super Robot.

On Sunday evening, September The Jetsons episode ("Rosie the Robot") became the first program to be broadcast in color on ABC TV.

Watching Series: The Animated Lord of the Rings Trilogy

For his follow-up to Snow White, Walt Disney developed a plotline that would anchor many animated features (Kung Fu Panda, Tangled, Happy Feet, ...

Rosie the Robot...the Jetsons cartoon... We all need a

The Iron Giant (1999)

We may remember Independence Day, The Matrix, The Phantom Menace. But what about these forgotten 90s sci-fi films? And are any worth seeing?

The combining concept would also inform the “Real Robot” subgenre (in which robots and other mecha are based upon harder, more reality-based scientific and ...

Michael Stillwell

The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie

Never mind The Terminator and ED-209, what about Eve, Hector or Warbeast? Here's a pick of 15 less famous killer robots from the movies.

Remember King Rollo, Henry's Cat, Ludwig and more? Join us to celebrate ten schedule-padding cartoon series from the 70s and 80s…

Paying Tribute to Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot

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Other series that featured vehicles that transformed into giant robots in the 70s included Brave Raideen (which was the first to feature the pilot wearing a ...

The 30 best animated short films ever made

The 100 Best Anime Movies of All Time

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DSR's GMA 7's 70s Weekdays Robot Shows Memories!!

“The Cat Came Back” (Cordell Barker, 1988)

I seek help in finding the name of japanese robot name in 80's where 4 kids in 4 space shutters join to form a gigantic robot, thanks in advance.

... the original BBC Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy miniseries. The BBC, in general, has an uneven track record in robot production.

Smokey and the Bandit 1977 film


The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)


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How TV Nearly Killed Cartoons (Animation of the 1970s-80s)

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Mazinger Z had a jet wings that enabled it to fly and its arms could be fired as missiles. The hero's girlfriend also piloted a female-shaped robot whose ...

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The success of the animated Archie Show was big, as it extended into music with The Archies hit song "Sugar, Sugar." This led to another Archie Comic coming ...

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A perky, atomic-powered robot created by Dr Tenma (translated as Professor Boyton or Professor Balfus) to replace his deceased son, Tetsuwan Atomo (Astro ...

Iconic Movie Cars as Transformers

With Kubo & The Two Strings now playing, we salute some of our favourite stop motion animated movies.

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"The Metal Monsters" episode of the 1940 Superman cartoon


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A top 10 list of cartoon characters will always be subjective. The ones I have mentioned in this article are the ones that I fondly remember from my ...

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Here are 81 horror movies that really manage to give us the creeps.

Why it's daunting: If the '50s were science fiction's rock 'n' roll period, and the '60s were its psychedelic phase, then the '70s were when SF finally went ...

The 30 best animated short films ever made


Except for a two-year hiatus in the 1980s, a Scooby-Doo series aired on Saturday morning television every year from 1969 to 1991.

The ANIMATORIUM: How TV Nearly Killed Cartoons (Animation of the 1970s-80s)

Is there anyway the movies of 2016 could live up to 2015? 2015 had Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Terminator and The Avengers. 2016 has Batman, Superman, ...

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Lost in Space

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

The Lord of the Rings (1978)

Human face, no moving mouth, janky movements, and the voice of a grizzled Brooklyn plumber that didn't quite fit the design.

If you like watching cartoons on TV, then you owe a huge debt to William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. While Jay Ward initially cracked the problem of how to ...

The Super Robot genre reached the heights of popularity in the 1970s, largely due to this manga turned anime by artist Go Nagai, whose works include the ...

Disney animated features had two great periods: the “classic” films in the decade that began with the 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, ...


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It was the decade that gave the world the maverick New Hollywood drama, the Nixon-era paranoid thriller, the slasher flick, the all-star disaster movie, the ...

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Spirited Away (2001)

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Robot & Frank (2012)

I miss saturday morning cartoons from the 70s...and 80s. Scooby Doo Was Always one "To Watch List" As A Kid.. They Just Dont Make Cartoons Like They Used ...

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The matchup my 8 year old brain always wanted to see.