Red-Headed Killer

IMG_6102Medium: Anime
Title: Karate Master
Bio: Red-Headed Killer was a racist pro wrestler who really disliked Japanese karate masters. He lost his vision to the dreaded eye-poke of doom.
Signature Move: Xenophobia.

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Karate Master

IMG_6161Karate Master
1973 – 1974

Karate Master was an anime series that aired in Japan about… karate. It also depicted American wrestlers and wrestling fans as xenophobic hate mongers. I have no idea whether or not this was supposed to be aimed at kids or adults at the time it came out, but the adult me definitely appreciated it more than 10-year-old me ever would have.

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