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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Nerima Daikon Brothers” (2006)

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2013
The best thing about the anime series Nerima Daikon Brothers is that the dub track means you practically get two series for the price of one. As I mentioned when I reviewed the series back in 2009, the series is one of the stupidest things I’ve ever seen and that is totally not meant as […]
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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “The Tick” (1994)

by Ed Liuon April 10, 2013
The Tick (1994) is another example of how a theme song can do a whole lot of the heavy lifting in setting the tone of an opening sequence, and by extension an entire series. Doug Katsaros provides a metric ton of retro swing for the theme song, with scat singing that’s so over-dramatic that it […]

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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “G.I. Joe: The Movie” (1987)

by Ed Liuon March 28, 2013
I’ve expressed my love for the 1980’s G.I. Joe opening sequences multiple times (especially the one that ran starting with the “The Pyramid of Darkness” mini-series and the TV show proper), but the opening credits for the feature-length G.I. Joe: The Movie deserves a closer look on its own. Like the opening credits to the […]
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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Samurai Horror Tales: Goblin Cat”

by Ed Liuon January 18, 2013
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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Dirty Pair: Project Eden” (1986)

by Ed Liuon December 12, 2012
The opening credits sequence to the Dirty Pair: Project Eden OVA movie are a tantalizing blend of sex, technology, and spy thrillers, along with some bracingly bizarre images and segues. It reminds me of the best Maurice Binder opening sequences to the James Bond movies, using powerfully evocative imagery to create a distinctive artistic statement […]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: Super Mario Bros. Super Show

by on January 31, 2011
In 1989, the Nintendo Entertainment System was at the height of its dominance.  Millions of kids around the world were becoming familiar with characters such as Mario and Luigi.  Merchandising was inevitably all over the place, and a cartoon of course was quick to arrive.  But DiC didn’t just produce a Mario cartoon, oh no.  […]