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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Originally posted by Guest+Jan 11 2006, 08:05 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Guest @ Jan 11 2006, 08:05 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin--Astro forever@Jan 1 2006, 12:06 PM
Capitain Crook


:wacko: I thought it was Captain Hook... [/b][/quote]
:lol:

You are right, of course. In another thread, a poster reffered to him as "C. Hook", and for some reason it's "Crook" that stayed in my head! :unsure: I'm not used to his English name! :D

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Postby Atoman » 15 years ago

Originally posted by Astro forever@Jan 11 2006, 08:23 AM
Here is another unknown character, the one in yellow... I might be wrong, but I think I saw him somewhere in Tezuka's characters gallery. I can't seem to find him and I lack the patience to browse through all the pages again, to be honest...

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As Jeffbert said the yellow guy is Ambassador Magma or Maguma Taishi. There was a live-action show of him in the 60's, we called it Space Giants in America, the first time I saw a Tezuka show, but didn't know it at the time. It was my favorite Japanese show then. He was a giant robot who could transform into a rocket and battled an allien invasion with the help of his wife and son, which the site spells his name wrong in English. It was Gam or Gamu in Romanji. He had his own theme song and the kids clearly sang: "Gamu, Gamu" :lol:

The guy in red is Big X, who is really a boy who transforms into a giant adult super hero and fights Nazis. It was an anime and manga, both of which depicted how horrible torture was. In one episode while in his helpless boy form, he is captured by the Nazis and tortured in a concentration camp. Don't worry, he escapes with the help of a girl friend he met in there. Tezuka wanted kids to see how wrong torture was. This show could never be shown to kids here, too violent. Big X made a cameo appearance in an Astro Manga, can't remember which one, may have been in the 60's Astro series too.

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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Since you guys are so good, is this character recognizable?

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It reminds me a lot of France queen Marie-Antoinette in another anime, but that wasn't from Tezuka, so I assume it can't be.

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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Originally posted by jeffbert@Jan 11 2006, 04:05 PM
Trivia time: In which 80s episode (other than Pluto's) was Bora featured? :lol:

In this one? :lol:

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Postby jeffbert » 15 years ago

Originally posted by Astro forever+Jan 12 2006, 05:54 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Astro forever @ Jan 12 2006, 05:54 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin--jeffbert@Jan 11 2006, 04:05 PM
Trivia time: In which 80s episode (other than Pluto's) was Bora featured? :lol:

In this one? :lol: [/b][/quote]
!##**! I guess I had forgotten about seeing Bora anywhere but on the DVD the other day. :lol:
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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Originally posted by jeffbert@Jan 12 2006, 05:48 PM
!##**! I guess I had forgotten about seeing Bora anywhere but on the DVD the other day. :lol:

What was the funniest thing about it is that you mentioned it in the very same thread! :D Did you see the following post by DrFrag? The previous version of Bora was there too. :)

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Postby jeffbert » 15 years ago

Originally posted by Astro forever+Jan 12 2006, 07:20 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Astro forever @ Jan 12 2006, 07:20 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin--jeffbert@Jan 12 2006, 05:48 PM
!##**! I guess I had forgotten about seeing Bora anywhere but on the DVD the other day. :lol:

What was the funniest thing about it is that you mentioned it in the very same thread! :D Did you see the following post by DrFrag? The previous version of Bora was there too. :) [/b][/quote]
I guess I can see why Sherlock Holmes limited himself to important data, a brain can only hold so much, before old things are displaced by new things. This means I have exceeded my capacity for knowledge. :lol: My brain is full & overflowing! :D
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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Originally posted by jeffbert@Jan 12 2006, 09:58 PM
I guess I can see why Sherlock Holmes limited himself to important data, a brain can only hold so much, before old things are displaced by new things. This means I have exceeded my capacity for knowledge. :lol: My brain is full & overflowing! :D

But... this is important data! :wacko:

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Postby fafner » 15 years ago

Originally posted by Astro forever+Jan 13 2006, 04:03 AM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (Astro forever @ Jan 13 2006, 04:03 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin--jeffbert@Jan 12 2006, 09:58 PM
I guess I can see why Sherlock Holmes limited himself to important data, a brain can only hold so much, before old things are displaced by new things. This means I have exceeded my capacity for knowledge. :lol: My brain is full & overflowing! :D

But... this is important data! :wacko:

;) [/b][/quote]
And some important data are more important than other important data :P
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Postby Astro Forever » 15 years ago

Another trivia: in which episode is Abra featured, apart from "The Greatest Robot in the World" episodes? (Abra is the sultan's servant.)


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