I found Diaper Man and his buds! I hadn't actually thought to look online before I guess.
Apparently they were known as The Mighty Heroes and are from way back in 1966, three years before I was hatched.
I feel less crazy now.
I was talking to my friend at TKD tonight and she didn't remember Diaper Man of course. Instead, she had Mr. Canoehead.
Uh huh. Who's crazy NOW?
Of course, I also had Fables of the Green Forest
And I remember drawing lots of pictures of this guy:
and this guy:
And loving robot guys like this:
Strangely, my mom didn't like any of the Tyew Yan (superheroes.)
Oh, and who could forget Akko chan?
I can still sing the whole theme song (in Japanese) and say the curse that will turn you into a big blue snake (in Cantonese.) How very useful.
What do you remember?