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MS46 – The New Adventures of Batman



Greetings, Bat-fans! This is Batman.

And me, Robin, the Boy Wonder!

If you’d like to submit a topic for discussion, a letter, a memory you have of Toonami, or a bizarre show for us to make fun of, you can contact us at hyperspacebroadcastspod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter @HBpod and Facebook at Facebook.com/HBpod. We look forward to hearing from you!

Next week: Sailor Moon S: The Movie


E100 – AKIRA



Only one of the most well-known anime ever.

A pair of childhood friends take radically different paths through the disintegrating society of Neo Tokyo. Meanwhile, Michael reveals some deep thoughts on anime, Peter gushes about, well, everything, and both hosts consider reading the manga on which this masterpiece was based.

Also included: a brief history of Power Rangers in Space, the serious impact of Ronin Warriors, and theorizing about the message of this movie.

The New Batman Adventures Part 1 will release September 25th


E97 – The Iron Giant



The tearjerking adventures of a small boy and a big robot.

A giant robot lands in the wilderness of Maine, befriends a young boy, and finds itself on the wrong side of the US Government. Meanwhile, Michael recollects a childhood memory, Peter praises Kent Mansley’s paranoid characterization, and both hosts are mildly surprised at the voice acting chops of Vin Diesel.

Also included: uncovering the sinister connection between the Iron Giant and Dark Gundam, why does the concept of Hell exist in Star Wars?

Batman TAS Part 6 will release on August 14th


MS37 – Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still



A love letter to the originator of Giant Robots, made by the director of G Gundam.

A young boy commands a huge robot to fight on his behalf, while a criminal organization tries to take over the world.

If you’d like to submit a topic for discussion, a letter, a memory you have of Toonami, or a bizarre show for us to make fun of, you can contact us at hyperspacebroadcastspod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter @HBpod and Facebook at Facebook.com/HBpod. We look forward to hearing from you!

Next week: G Gundam Part 2


E92 – GI Joe: A Real American Hero Grab Bag



Good thing GI Joe is around, or who would protect us from Cobra the enemy?

Joes fight Cobra, Cobra retreats, etc. Meanwhile, Michael takes issue with Serpentor, Peter chuckles at some animation errors, and both hosts theorize on why this show made it to Toonami’s Midnight Run lineup.

Also included: Cobra Studios productions, the mixed-up origins of GI Joe, how the hell can anyone tell all the Joes apart?

G Gundam Part 1 will release on June 5th


E87 – Blue Submarine No. 6



The world is flooded, half-human hybrids are trying to annihilate the last of humanity, and the mad scientist behind it all just wants everyone to get along.

And, of course, every battle is rendered in amazing turn of the century CGI. Meanwhile, Peter confuses the name of the mini-subs, Michael compares elements to G-Saviour, and both hosts try to determine exactly what Verg is actually saying.

Also included: Muppets anime, Cell’s motives, armchair science.

Sailor Moon S Part 1 will release Mar 27th


E77 – Pokemon Grab Bag



In the grips of Pokemania, can we regain enough sanity to talk about this show?

Ash Ketchum starts his big adventure, and boy is it hard to sit through. Meanwhile, Michael brings up the consciousness of Pokemon and related ethics, Peter cringes at childhood memories, and both hosts realize they now have to watch the shows on the Kids’ WB Toonami block.

Also included: Schrodinger’s Meowth, Gastly making bucks, Lifeless Pikachus.

Samurai Jack Part 1 will release on November 7th.


E74 – Sailor Moon R: The Movie



When trouble takes root, the Sailor Scouts are there to weed it out (and other plant puns)!

A mysterious figure from Darien’s past arrives on earth to repay an old debt, and things quickly spiral out of control. Meanwhile, Peter compares Sailor Moon to a changing of the seasons, Michael defines “Sidestory Syndrome”, and both hosts argue over whether Sailor Moon is meant to have died in the end.

Also included: Peter’s feelings on a classic science fiction movie, Michael defends Pokemon: The Movie, Sailor V

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 1 will release on September 26th


MS15 – Aura Battler Dunbine



When giant robots and fantasy collide, we apparently end up with a guy driving a motorcycle behind a bunch of unicorn-mounted cavalry.

This week in Tomino month, we take a look at Aura Battler Dunbine, an odd show that takes place below the surface of the earth.

If you’d like to submit a topic for discussion, a letter, a memory you have of Toonami, or a bizarre show for us to make fun of, you can contact us at hyperspacebroadcastspod@gmail.com, or find us on Twitter @HBpod and Facebook at Facebook.com/HBpod. We look forward to hearing from you!

Next week: Mobile Suit Gundam Part 3


E69 – The Intruder



What’s scarier than a red blob eating its way through your ship? A red blob eating its way through YOU.

This week, Michael and Peter cover the first Toonami Total Immersion Event, featuring the titular Intruder. Meanwhile, Michael realizes what he missed out on as a 9 year old, Peter bags on the tie-in Flash game, and both hosts do some reminiscing about the TOM 1 era.

Also included: The Tommies

Mobile Suit Gundam Part 1 will release on July 18th.