Blackstar is an animiated TV series with a science fantasy storyline produced by Fimation. It is often reported to have been influenced by Thundarr the Barbarian, and shares simularities with He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, which was produced shortly after Blackstar. The Series ran 13 episodes from September 19, 1981 to the fith of December that same year.

Opening NarrativeEdit

John Blackstar, astronaut, is swept through a black hole, into an ancient alien universe. Trapped on the planet Sagar, Blackstar is rescued by the tiny Trobbit people. In turn, he joins their fight for freedom against the cruel Overlord, who rules by the might of the Powerstar. The Powerstar is split into the Powersword and the Starsword. And so with Starsword in hand, Blackstar, together with his allies, sets out to save the planet Sagar. This is his destiny. "I am John Blackstar."

Main CharactersEdit

  • John Blackstar - The main protagonist, Blackstar is an astronaut from a future Earth who is swept though a blackhole (more like a Wormhole) to the planet Sagar in an alternate universe. He hold half the Powerstar.
  • Mara - An enchantress who assists Blackstar in his quest to overthrow the Overlord.
  • Warlock - A winged dragon-horse that is ridden by Blackstar.
  • The Overlord - The main antagonist, a wizard who seeks to rule all of Sagar. He has half the Powerstar, the other half being in Blackstar's hands.
  • The Trobbits - Tree Hobbits, they saved Blackstar following his crash on the planet Sagar. Their King, Balkar is a mentor figure, and alchemist.
  • The Vizier - A sorceror, and the Overlord's right hand man.


  1. Search for the Starsword
  2. City of the Ancient Ones
  3. The Lord of Time
  4. The Mermaid of the Serpent Sea
  5. The Quest
  6. Spacewrecked
  7. Lightning City of the Clouds
  8. The Kingdom of Neptul
  9. Tree of Evil
  10. The Air Whales of Anchar
  11. The Overlord's Big Spell
  12. The Crown of the Sorceress
  13. The Zombie Masters

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