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  • I would rush home to watch it, singalong with the Japanese intro and end songs - still burned in my mind is the "manananggal" episode, where Little John's Frigate was damaged and Voltes V had to fight as a flying torso.

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  • Our folklores have a lot of grim creatures such as the tikbalang (man with a horsehead), kapre (a tobacco-smoking giant perched on a tree), manananggal (a vampire woman whose upper half can detach from her lower body and fly), and the like.

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  • Here's a quote: It's easy to stick a vampire or a serial killer or in our case, a kapre or a manananggal – both of which I'm guilty of doing in the middle of a story and call it horror.

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  • Monday, April 25, 2005 manananggal half-asleep I watch you leave my eyes half-open half-broken goodbyes half-spoken pneumatic half-closed rheumatic releasing a hiss of air


  • He said, what you'll have a Spanish-speaking manananggal, then he laughed thinking that it was absurd.

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  • Here we have a Filipino setting and we can't accept a manananggal speaking Spanish?

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  • If that threat didn't work, she'd tell us that the manananggal ..


  • The movie is populated by Philippine mythical creatures like the manananggal, tikbalang, siyokoy.

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  • For example, you'll see one of the lead characters, Anna, who's a manananggal, will have two sets of wings.

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  • notes from the peanut gallery: manananggal notes from the peanut gallery my life as a husband, father, writer and businessman



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  • That sounds quite convenient.

    July 21, 2008

  • In the Philippines, a female vampire that separates the upper half of her body from the lower in order to fly in search of victims.

    July 13, 2008