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Old 2012-10-04, 14:51   Link #57
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Originally Posted by Utsuro no Hako View Post
That's overstating it -- Speed Racer and Astro Boy aired on American TV decades before Robotech, and Star Blazers and Voltron were more or less contemporary with it.
Oh yea. I forgot about those. Granted, I wasn't even born then. I'm willling to bet: people saw those as cartoons or animations. Those who questioned or considered their origin from Japan... well... "anime" as a term didn't even exist yet.
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