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YMMV: Spider-Man (Japan)
  • Awesome Music: The opening theme.
  • Ear Worm: The opening, dear god the opening.
  • Fridge Logic: A good example appears in Episode 3, in which Professor Monster recruits a jewel thief as a Spider-Man impostor... but seems to forget one very small detail.
  • Narm Charm
  • So Bad, It's Good
  • Special Effect Failure: Many, many examples.
    • How do they show Spider-Man clinging to walls, for instance? By having him jump at the wall and freeze the frame when he's touching it.
    • The second version of Leopardon's Transformation Sequence actually has one segment played backwards, showing the panels on what become its legs splaying out instead of folding in.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Plot: In one episode, Spider-Man has to give a kid a blood transfusion. The kid does not gain superpowers.
  • What Do You Mean, It's for Kids?: While it does work almost note-for-note like a typical Super Sentai series, Spider-Man contains some rather impressive violence for its time. There's blatant murder in the show (see Crying Wolf on the main page), shots of civilians being killed on-screen are commonplace, and one particular scene (used in the official YouTube trailer by MARVEL, no less) where a cat gets sliced in half with a katana. While it is true that there is very little or no blood in the show to speak of, the amount of violence in the show would be rather unsettling for modern child and pre-teen viewers.
    • However, the way they show the cat (which was, to be fair, a murderous cat demon) being sliced in half is by freezing the frame on the cat and having the image split apart on screen.
    • Also notable is the fact that about halfway through, the episodes get noticeably lighter and focus more on Spider-Man helping out kids and less on the somewhat unnerving brutality of the earlier episodes.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: Yes, there's a lot of cheese and the budget shows, but the Spider-Man suit is pretty good, especially when you consider how bad the suit in the American television show looked one year before.

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