Seasonal Anime

TV (New)
Jungle Emperor was such a hit in Japan, that Dr. Tezuka went ahead and produced a sequel in 1966, known in Japan as "The New Jungle Emperor" or "Onward, Leo!" The trouble (for us in the rest of the world) was that he made the series without having a deal with NBC, and he made it more like his original manga story, which means that there were a lot of characters that died and some of the episodes could be depressing. NBC thought that there was no way they could sell that kind of show, and they were quite happy with the 52 episodes they had, so the New Jungle Emperor series wasn`t seen in this country until 1984, when it was given the title Leo The Lion. This series was supposed to take place a few years after the original Kimba series. Kimba was an adult, with Kitty as his mate, and they had two cubs. Most of all this series was the story of Rune, the male cub, as he grew and learned to be as strong as his father. For legal reasons, the producers of the English-dubbed version could not use the name Kimba, so they used the original Japanese names for all the characters. (Source: Official Website)

TV - Oct 5, 1966, 19:00 (JST)
1,910 6.51
An expansion of the original Dolphin Ouji series. Character names were altered, (changing 'Dolphin Prince' to 'Marine Kid' and 'Neptuna' to 'Neptina'), characters were added and concepts expanded. In order to distance the new series from the original trial episodes, the series was re-titled Ganbare! Marine Kid. Marine, whose father, Dr. Mariner, is an oceanographer with the Ocean Patrol, has been genetically altered to have superior underwater swimming abilities and chews Oxygum to supply himself with air underwater. Along with his companion, Whitey the white dolphin (Splasher in the U.S. version), Marine helps his father keep the sea safe. (Source: Wikipedia and The Anime Encyclopedia)

TV - Oct 6, 1966
340 N/A
Based on a manga by Morita Kenji. Household robot Robotan, made by a nerdy school boy named Kan-chan, lives with an everyday Japanese family as a domestic servant and friend to the children. (Source: AniDB)

TV - Oct 4, 1966
326 N/A
The adventures of jug-eared schoolboy detective Bacchiri, who can solve cases that baffle the police, thanks to his brilliantly ingenious mind. The 10 minutes episodes aired daily, Monday through Saturday. (Source: The Anime Encyclopedia & AniDB)

TV - Nov 14, 1966
221 N/A
TV (Continuing)
In the year 2003, Professor Tenma is distraught when his son Tobio is killed in a car accident. He loses himself in his latest project, creating Atom, a robot boy programmed to be forever good. Upset that his Tobio-substitute can never grow up, Tenma sells Atom to Ham Egg, the cruel ringmaster of a robot circus. Atom meets the kindly Professor Ochanomizu, who adopts him, inspires him to become a crusader against evil, and eventually builds him a robot "sister," Uran. (Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)

TV - Jan 1, 1963, 19:00 (JST)
8,849 7.10
A wacky comedy about identical sextuplets causing wild pranks. Each episode features 2 stories. (Source: AniDB)

TV - Feb 5, 1966, 19:30 (JST)
2,702 6.50
A squadron of robots defends the planet against alien invaders. (Source: AniDB)

TV - Apr 23, 1966
547 N/A
Q-taro, a monster, is living with the Ohara family. He can fly and make his body transparent, but he cannot turn his body into other things like other monsters do. He is a scattered mind, and he always makes mistakes and causes trouble. (Source: AnimeNfo)

TV - Aug 29, 1965
521 N/A
Another continuation of Instant History with a new title. This time it was sponsored by Kirin, a brewery company in Japan. (Source: Cartoon Research)

TV - Jul 1, 1966, 18:55 (JST)
410 N/A
A classic sci-fi TV anime. The adventures of super-boy. In the 21st century, a human boy is raised on the Planet Soran, home of one of the most advanced civilization in the Galactic Federaion. The planet has the gravity 15 times stronger than Earth. People of Soran changed the boy into a cyborg so that he can live on the planet. Years later the boy returns to Earth. He calls himself Soran. On Earth, his phsical ability is 15 times superior to normal humans. He uses the power for justice. (Source: AniDB)

TV - May 4, 1965, 19:00 (JST)
364 N/A
A boy known as a troublemaker transfers into a new school. (Source: AniDB)

TV - May 5, 1966
346 N/A
Donning a special mask, a young man defends the planet. (Source: AniDB)

TV - Jun 3, 1966
346 N/A
Kid was brought up on a small island which floats on the Carribean Sea. He lives a pleasant life with many animals as his companions. However, this changes when he learns that his dying father is not his real father. Before he passes away, his foster father reveals to Kid that his real father is actually Captain Morgan, the pirate who rules the seven seas. Kid decides to set off in search of his real father, only to learn about his death. Other pirates began to hunger for the title of ruler, one of them being the notorious pirate Tiger Hook. In order to protect the seas, Kid became the pirate king of his father's ship. (Source: ANN)

TV - May 2, 1966
341 N/A
On a distant world, people with paranormal powers battle each other. Based on a story by Yamano Kouichi. (Source: AniDB)

TV - Dec 14, 1965
270 N/A
ONA
OVA
Movie
A series of short animated segments, without dialog, explore major characters of modern society, such as the plastic surgeon, the fashion-obsessed woman, the rumor-monger, and others, leading to a concluding comment on the progress of civilization. (Source: ANN)

Movie - Nov 11, 1966
1,719 6.28
Special
Unaired pilot episode of Ribbon no Kishi.

Special - Nov 28, 1966
382 N/A
Recap of the first episodes of the TV Series.

Special - Dec 31, 1966
202 N/A