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Space Philosopher Captain Harlock

DAMN YOU PIRATE, MAKE SENSE!

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Gun Frontier: Let’s get manly!

Even for Matsumoto, Gun Frontier is amazing. And by “amazing,” I mean “man-focused.” While the opening narration in Harlock or Railways tends toward talk of destiny, Gun Frontier focuses almost solely on manliness. Man wars, manly tears (I swear the phrase was actually used), the treachery of a woman, all that good shit. The source […]

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The Matsumoto Effect

Harlock and Load Since there’s been a resurgence of Leiji Matsumoto’s popularity lately — the second major one of recent years, the first coming in the 90s while Cornpone Flicks fansubbed his Harlock series — I’d be remiss for not mentioning it while I sit here soaking up our readily available and legal (at least […]

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