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The Empire Strikes Back if it Were an 80’s Anime Cartoon

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If you grew up in the 80’s then you’re aware of some of the most awesomely cheesy cartoons that the decade spawned. G.I Joe, Transformers, and Thundercats are just a few that come to mind when thinking about cartoons from that decade.

YouTube channel Nacho Punch has just released a video for Star Wars: The Lost 1980’s Anime series and it’s nostalgically amazing to say the least. They creators managed to combine anime and 80’s cartoons to make an entertaining parody series that should have existed at some point in this galaxy. If you are familiar with anime cartoons, then you already know that they would not be complete without a mid-air transformation scene and bad lip-synching, which Star Wars: The Lost 1980’s Anime surely has.

Head on down below and check out the video for yourself. Even though the cartoon is a just shy of a minute long, it’s just enough time to make plenty of references to some of the most memorable 80’s cartoons and anime memes.


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Ana Febo

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Ana lives in Orlando, FL with her husband and two dogs; Miles and Jello. She is possibly a Cylon. Devoted a piece of her skin to a Destiny tattoo and has a long term plan of cosplayjng as a Bioshock Splicer or Warlock at some point. Her prized possession is an autograph from Robert Englund welcoming her to prime time. Favorite games include those mentioned above, Aladdin for SNES, losing her life to Animal Crossing and the good Resident Evil games. Saga comics are an unequivocal recommendation. She recently wrapped up yet another viewing of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.