Jan 022014
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Throughout 2014 I plan to watch the entire Hanna-Barbera Godzilla cartoon, take snapshots of it and then barf about it on Laser Time. Do I – or you – have the fortitude to see this through?

So back in 1978, just as Godzilla’s popularity began to somewhat wane in both the US and Japan, the animation juggerbums at Hanna-Barbera struck a deal with Toho and began creating a brand new, kid-friendly cartoon for the American audience. This cartoon would run for a few years but find regular placement on the air well into the 1990s… and lucky (unlucky?) for me a whopping ONE episode was widely available on VHS – The Fire Bird, aka the first episode of the show. Continue reading »