It's not surprising the Japanese would've created a Spiderman show, featuring a transformers-like ally, years before current high-flying productions would decide to make them.

This Spiderman show from the '70s shows an Asian "Peter Parker" take on all the bad guys with his destructive web. The excitement doesn't stop there: he can summon his apprentice, which appears to be Optimus Prime's sibling of some sort.

[Geekapolis]