Richie Ramos (
Sat, 09 Sep 2000 14:37:11 +0800

At 10:08 PM 9/7/00 -0700, you wrote:
>Chris Maier wrote:
>> Well, I've always credited the GB cartoons with taking some risks. A lot of
>> the Real Ghostbusters animation was actually done in Japan, so there are
>> some anime-esque techniques in that show, especially lighting effects. It
>> was actually quite scary at times, if you were a kid.
>As was most every action cartoon in the 80s. Mighty Orbots, (I assume) Gi
>Transformers, Thundercats, Silverhawks, Galaxy Rangers, Inspector Gadget,
>six, you name it.
>The most anime-esque effects in these shows, usually showed up in the opening
>credits. Thundercats and Galaxy rangers had some really sweet FX, and
although a
>pretty crumby show, Silver Hawks ripped off so much from Gatchaman, that
it aint
>even funny.
>And yes the "the Real Ghostbusters" was pretty darn good, Babylon 5
creator, J.
>Micheal Straczinski was in some way involved if I'm not mistaken.
>---Brett Jensen

What I remember as being close to anime was Centurions and Spiral Zone.
MASK, too. And Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors.

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