The Silver Emulsion Podcast: Ep. 112 – Those Who Hunt Elves

This week on the Silver Emulsion Podcast, Stephen and I talk about the 1996/1997 anime series, Those Who Hunt Elves! Listen and enjoy! 🙂

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Music Notes

Intro:

  • The Mighty Imperials – Duck Hunt

Transition/Outro:

  • Kazunaka Yamane – After the Battle
    • From the NES version of Double Dragon (VGMPF)
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Southern Pacific

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Stephen reviews: Locke the Superman (1984)

lockethesuperman_1Locke the Superman [超人ロック] (1984)
AKA Locke the Superman: Millennium of the Witch, Locke the Superpower, Star Warriors

Starring Keiichi Nanba, Yoshito Yasuhara, Keiko Han, Toshiko Fujita, Taeko Nakanishi

Directed by Hiroshi Fukutomi


In this adventure, Superman fights Lex Luthor’s evil army of — psych! This isn’t actually a Superman film at all. It just coincidentally has the word “Superman” in the title. I’m not sure what confusions the various translations between English and Japanese created, but that’s the name we got. Being unrelated doesn’t mean they aren’t similar, though. Locke is indeed pretty super. He even grabs a red cape and blue outfit just for kicks at the end of the film.

Also like Superman, the Superman has a vast array of powers that make him damn near unstoppable. All right, I have to start clearing things up before we all go insane, myself especially. Fortunately, Superman, the one with the red cape — oh wait they both have that. The one in tights then. Dang it, they both have tights too! OK, the guy from Krypton. They can’t both be from there, right? Good. That one has a few nicknames, so I’ll be referring to him as the Man of Steel just so we’ll know who I’m talking about.

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