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Il Ne Craint Personne (He Fears No One) Posted by on Sep 8, 2012

Do you wish to know a fictional character who left a distinctive mark upon an entire generation of French boys -and probably legions of girls too- now aged between 25 and 40? Well, look no further mes amis: There is a consensus that “Nicky Larson” (or “City Hunter” in the original Japanese) is one of…

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French Trivia: In France, Chip N’ Dale Are Known As “TIC et TAC” Posted by on Aug 11, 2012

Remember Chip N’ Dale? You know, the two Disney chipmunk detectives who went nuts for, well, just some nuts? You probably saw them as a kid in their original English version, or dubbed in your native language, or maybe even subtitled, who knows. Some people think they are hamsters, but they are in fact tamias (French…

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KEN: Le Survivant de l’Enfer (The French “Fist of the North Star”) Posted by on Jun 24, 2012

In the early 1990s, French teenagers did not exactly watch TV programs like “SpongeBob SquarePants” or “Hannah Montana”… The show you are about to discover today was then considered the ultimate dessin animé (cartoon) not to miss on French TV for the 12-year-old boys on Wednesday afternoons. And nevermind that the storyline featured some pretty violent…

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Superhero of a French TV Génération: Goldorak Go Posted by on Mar 22, 2012

Not only is he today the all-time favorite superhero of countless grands enfants (grown-up kids) throughout the Universe, but in many ways, he represents the embodiment of what is now known in France as “la Génération Télé“, aka “la Génération Goldorak.“ Bernard Minet – “Goldorak Go!” Goldorak go! Goldorak go! Rétrolaser en action Retrolaser into action…

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