CB Chara Go Nagai World (CBキャラ永井豪ワールド) – Umanosuke Iida (Director and Screenwriter) and Go Nagai (Original series)

Hilarious Parody of Go Nagai's masterpieces that answers Crucial questions within the Devilman series After watching the second episode of the Devilman OVA series, I always get sad that it ended like this. Without any conclusion to this saga. Until I learned in 2018 that CB Chara Go Nagai World, whom I had heard of … Continue reading CB Chara Go Nagai World (CBキャラ永井豪ワールド) – Umanosuke Iida (Director and Screenwriter) and Go Nagai (Original series)

Devilman (デビルマン) (OVA Series) – Go Nagai (永井 豪) (Original Manga and co-writer) and Umanosuke Iida (飯田 馬之介) (Directors and co-writers) – Bandai (株式会社バンダイ) and Dynamic Productions (ダイナミックプロ) (Production Company)

A Superb OVA adaptation that never got the conclusion it deserved Devilman — Go Nagai's life masterpiece — was for me a superb discovery back in 2000. An adventure about an under-dwelling demon tribe awakening from its ice slumber, ready to obliterate humanity. Though they would have to face first Akira Fudo, a young man … Continue reading Devilman (デビルマン) (OVA Series) – Go Nagai (永井 豪) (Original Manga and co-writer) and Umanosuke Iida (飯田 馬之介) (Directors and co-writers) – Bandai (株式会社バンダイ) and Dynamic Productions (ダイナミックプロ) (Production Company)

Violence Jack (バイオレンスジャック) (OVA series) – Go Nagai (Original Author), Dynamic Planning (ダイナミックプロダクション)

The art of adapting a Classic series, without understanding its heart and soul In the 2000s, I knew of Go Nagai's series like Devilman, Mazinger Z, and UFO Robot Grendizer, and many others. But among all these projects, one that always intrigued me was Violence Jack. Especially its Anime adaptation that was based on its … Continue reading Violence Jack (バイオレンスジャック) (OVA series) – Go Nagai (Original Author), Dynamic Planning (ダイナミックプロダクション)

Mazinger Z (マジンガーZ)- Go Nagai (永井 豪) (Original Author), Dynamic Productions (ダイナミックプロダクション), and Toei Animation (東映アニメーション株式会社)

Majin....Go!!!!!! Pilder....On!!!!! When Go Nagai released in 1968 his series Harenchi Gakuen within the first issues of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the mangaka generated strong reactions. Outcry of support from fans and artists like Osamu Tezuka, who praised his bold storytelling, humanistic themes, and strong imagery. But also vicious attacks from adults and Parent-Teacher associations … Continue reading Mazinger Z (マジンガーZ)- Go Nagai (永井 豪) (Original Author), Dynamic Productions (ダイナミックプロダクション), and Toei Animation (東映アニメーション株式会社)

Cutie Honey (キューティーハニー) – Go Nagai (永井 潔) (Original Author) Tomoharu Katsumata (勝間田 具治) (Showrunner), and Toei Animation (東映アニメーション株式会社) (Animation Studio)

"Honey Flash!" In 1972 and 1973, Go Nagai produced three of the most important manga/anime series in that decade. Mazinger Z; which would spawn the Super Robot genre alongside with the Mazinger Trilogy involving Mazinger Z, Great Mazinger and UFO Robot Grendizer. Devilman, who would stand among one of the top ten mangas of all … Continue reading Cutie Honey (キューティーハニー) – Go Nagai (永井 潔) (Original Author) Tomoharu Katsumata (勝間田 具治) (Showrunner), and Toei Animation (東映アニメーション株式会社) (Animation Studio)