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    Talking Rare Japenese Cartoon Based On Adventure Island

    Here's something pretty interesting I found on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ve5sL6uq5aw

    THis is the opening to an old, rare anime based on the classic Adventure Island games for the NES. As far as I know, there are no full episodes posted anywhere. In America, it translates as to "HoneyBee In ToyCom Land"- but the only characters I recognize are Master Higgins and King Quiller (King Q. is the big monster guy- he looks very similar to the way he looks on the boxart of the original game). Just wanted to share this with you- very interesting considering this franchise did not gain much popularity in its heyday. Anybody else even hear of this before?

    There's also a little bit more I know about this. There was a game based specifically on this anime- and there are vids of it on Youtube. So, basically that game would be considered a game that's based on an anime that's based on another game (kind of like Street Fighter: The Movie The Game). It was also made into a full film at some point but I know very little of it.
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    There is a Famicom game based on this cartoon which I have that has those characters in it. It's a pink cart.

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    I've heard about it and seen videos on it. It makes sense it's pink- the cartoon based off what I've seen is somewhat feminine as I think it revolves around the HoneyGirl (who gave Higgins invincibility in the games).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReTrO-pLaYeR View Post
    Here's something pretty interesting I found on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ve5sL6uq5aw

    THis is the opening to an old, rare anime based on the classic Adventure Island games for the NES. As far as I know, there are no full episodes posted anywhere. In America, it translates as to "HoneyBee In ToyCom Land"- but the only characters I recognize are Master Higgins and King Quiller (King Q. is the big monster guy- he looks very similar to the way he looks on the boxart of the original game). Just wanted to share this with you- very interesting considering this franchise did not gain much popularity in its heyday. Anybody else even hear of this before?
    It was an incredibly popular game series.

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    Besides, even if Mimi was wrong (and she's not, particularly in regards to Japan), it's not at all unheard of for franchises of marginal and/or dubious popularity to get their own cartoons. C.O.P.S., Sectaurs, and The Inhumanoids all received their own shows in America in the '80s, and their toylines had a maximum of two years worth of toys each.
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    Default Yup, that game is one odd duck. I'd picked it up on a whim, and once I realized I was

    Yup, that game is one odd duck. I'd picked it up on a whim, and once I realized I was playing as a bumblebee, of course I began to wonder what the frak connection that game had with the rest of the Adventure Island universe -- you don't exactly see a whole lot of Master Higgins in the game, obvs.

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