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'''''The Genie Family''''' (ハクション大魔王 '''''Hakushon Daimaō''''') is an anime comedy series made by Tatsunoko Production that lasted from October 5, 1969, to September 27, 1970, with a total of 52 episodes on Fuji TV. It tells the story of a boy who finds a bottle with a mysterious power - each time its user sneezes or yawns, a genie will come up and must grant the user's wish.
 
'''''The Genie Family''''' (ハクション大魔王 '''''Hakushon Daimaō''''') is an anime comedy series made by Tatsunoko Production that lasted from October 5, 1969, to September 27, 1970, with a total of 52 episodes on Fuji TV. It tells the story of a boy who finds a bottle with a mysterious power - each time its user sneezes or yawns, a genie will come up and must grant the user's wish.
  
In 1992, Saban Entertainment acquired the rights to make an English dub made in Montreal, Canada under the name '''''Bob in a Bottle'''''. The dub was not shown in America but was shown on YTV in Canada, the Seven Network in Australia, and TV2 in New Zealand. The English intro is available on YouTube (the series was subtitled in Portugal) as well as a clip of the English dub that was shown at Anime Boston 2011. Part of the Saban dub is also available with Portuguese subtitle (The video is no longer up for viewing, as the channel hosting the video was terminated). Two episodes have been found in English with Dutch subtitles.
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In 1992, Saban Entertainment acquired the rights to make an English dub made in Montreal, Canada under the name '''''Bob in a Bottle'''''. The dub was not shown in America but was shown on YTV in Canada, the Seven Network in Australia, and TV2 in New Zealand. Saban's license expired on December 19, 2000.<ref>[https://sec.edgar-online.com/abc-family-worldwide-inc/s-1a-securities-registration-statement/1998/02/20/section85.aspx SEC Filing by Fox Kids]. Retrieved 25 Jan '20.</ref>
  
There are also Hebrew, German, and  Spanish versions of the Saban dub-based intros available for viewing. Both Brazilian Portuguese dubs (Saban and SBT) are also available. In one of Saban's other productions, ''Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers'', clips of the dub can be seen in the episodes [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zICCUU3JHI "A Bad Reflection on You"] (8:57-9:34) and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycmUda9HWbU "The Power Stealer"] (19:28-19:33).
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== Findings ==
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On October 20th, 2018, the YouTube user Degweatesht posted two episodes of the dub (with Dutch subtitles), because he had those episodes on a hard drive for a long time and seeing that there aren't any ''Bob in the Bottle'' Saban dubbed episodes in the internet he posted them. On May 25th, 2019, the user mospiro and things uploaded a clip with Portuguese subtitles. In one of Saban's other productions, ''Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers'', clips of the dub can be seen in the episodes [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zICCUU3JHI "A Bad Reflection on You"] (8:57-9:34) and [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycmUda9HWbU "The Power Stealer"] (19:28-19:33). The English intro is available on YouTube, as well as a clip of the English dub that was shown at Anime Boston 2011.
  
On October 20th, 2018, the YouTube user Degweatesht posted two episodes of the dub because he had those episodes on a hard drive for a long time and seeing that there aren't any ''Bob in the Bottle'' Saban dubbed episodes in the internet he posted them and on May 25th, 2019, the user mospiro and things posted the clip with Portuguese subtitles that was on YouTube time ago.
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There are also Hebrew and Spanish versions of the Saban dub-based intros available for viewing. Episodes have also been found in German and Brazilian Portuguese (SBT and Saban).
  
Likewise, there's another English dub called ''The Sneezing Magician'' was made for Cartoon Network's Asian feed in the late 90s. It is unknown if these English dub episodes survived along with the aforementioned Saban dub.
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==Other lost dub==
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There is another English dub called ''The Sneezing Magician'' was made for Cartoon Network's Asian feed in the late 90s. It is unknown if these English dub episodes survived along with the aforementioned Saban dub.
  
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4jrJc4h_qA The intro to the show in Hebrew.]
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4jrJc4h_qA The intro to the show in Hebrew.]
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WGpOi8XBsw The intro to the show in German.]
 
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsXxRaFeKbM The intro to the show in Spanish.]
 
*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsXxRaFeKbM The intro to the show in Spanish.]
*[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6GDS1XKohfA The Saban Brazilian Portuguese dub of the show.]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMblIrOFPfs The Saban Brazilian Portuguese dub of the show.]
 
*[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1SQKifnQqwE The SBT Brazilian Portuguese dub of the show.]
 
*[https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1SQKifnQqwE The SBT Brazilian Portuguese dub of the show.]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ig6Yj4AELDQ The German dub of the show.]
  
 
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Revision as of 01:39, 26 January 2020

Hakushon Daimaou The Genie Family.jpg

Title card for the original series.

Status: Partially Found

The Genie Family (ハクション大魔王 Hakushon Daimaō) is an anime comedy series made by Tatsunoko Production that lasted from October 5, 1969, to September 27, 1970, with a total of 52 episodes on Fuji TV. It tells the story of a boy who finds a bottle with a mysterious power - each time its user sneezes or yawns, a genie will come up and must grant the user's wish.

In 1992, Saban Entertainment acquired the rights to make an English dub made in Montreal, Canada under the name Bob in a Bottle. The dub was not shown in America but was shown on YTV in Canada, the Seven Network in Australia, and TV2 in New Zealand. Saban's license expired on December 19, 2000.[1]

Findings

On October 20th, 2018, the YouTube user Degweatesht posted two episodes of the dub (with Dutch subtitles), because he had those episodes on a hard drive for a long time and seeing that there aren't any Bob in the Bottle Saban dubbed episodes in the internet he posted them. On May 25th, 2019, the user mospiro and things uploaded a clip with Portuguese subtitles. In one of Saban's other productions, Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, clips of the dub can be seen in the episodes "A Bad Reflection on You" (8:57-9:34) and "The Power Stealer" (19:28-19:33). The English intro is available on YouTube, as well as a clip of the English dub that was shown at Anime Boston 2011.

There are also Hebrew and Spanish versions of the Saban dub-based intros available for viewing. Episodes have also been found in German and Brazilian Portuguese (SBT and Saban).

Other lost dub

There is another English dub called The Sneezing Magician was made for Cartoon Network's Asian feed in the late 90s. It is unknown if these English dub episodes survived along with the aforementioned Saban dub.

Gallery

A clip of the English dub.
An episode of the English dub, with Dutch subtitles.
Another episode of the English dub, with Dutch subtitles.
Another clip of the English dub.

External Links

  • SEC Filing by Fox Kids. Retrieved 25 Jan '20.