1983 saw the release of the South Korean film Computer Nuclear Warship Bombing Operation, which was later distributed internationally as Savior of the Earth. The cartoon was a slapdash Tron clone, complete with disc wars and a Pac-Man cameo.
In a series of beautifully ugly (and tenuously legal) Russian kids' books, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet "Space Hunter," a crab-faced alien with dreadlocks. They fight at first, but the creatures later reconcile and enjoy poorly drawn pizza together.
Thai animation studio GM Toons cranks out subpar CG facsimiles of your favorite childhood films with impunity. Their most egregious creation is their scene-by-scene remake of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which inexplicably replaces the Beast's head with Simba's.
When you have a superhero as iconic as Batman, it's unsurprising that he'll be bootlegged to kingdom come. Bat Blog has a collection of illicit Bat-art from all over Asia. Check out vintage Vietnamese comics and Batman fighting aliens in Hong Kong.Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) …