Tag Archives: Toonami

E80 – Samurai Jack Part 3



We learn the origins of the ancient evil known as Aku, and Jack befriends an annoying creature.

Meanwhile, Michael talks up a few horror-themed episodes, Peter appreciates Aku’s morphing ability, and both hosts contend with the minor frustration of talking about a show that is so consistently good.

Also included: improvements to Legend of the Hidden Temple, Why Samurai Jack is Better Than DBZ: Redux, missing titles

Samurai Jack Part 4 will release on December 19th


E79 – Samurai Jack Part 2



Aku can be a real jerk.

Jack continues his adventures, re-meeting the Scotsman, losing his clothes, and having to replace his footwear. Meanwhile, Peter reveals his emotional core, Michael tries to out-reference Samurai Jack, and both hosts wonder if the robots Jack is slaughtering are conscious beings.

Also included: Peter’s recollection of the end of Samurai Jack, why do any villains make deals with Aku, Demongo’s secret parents.

Samurai Jack Part 3, which will cover the third season, will release December 5th


MS22 – The Castle of Cagliostro



A master thief tries to track down the source of extremely well made counterfeit bills, and becomes embroiled in an adventure involving a princess, a sinister count, and a fabled treasure.

This week we discuss The Castle of Cagliostro, and prescribe Michael some more Miyazaki movies to watch.

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: Samurai Jack Part 2


E78 – Samurai Jack Part 1



The opposite of Back to the Future.

A young samurai is thrown into the far future by an evil spirit called Aku, only to find that Aku has taken over the world and remade it in his own image. Meanwhile, Michael talks about the pitch for the show, Peter discusses his childhood memories, and both hosts are blown away by the artistry of Samurai Jack.

Also included: Akutown, A babbling pig sheriff, what separates Samurai Jack from Dragon Ball Z.

Samurai Jack Part 2, which will cover the second season of the show, will release on November 21st


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.


E76 – Yu Yu Hakusho Part 2



Yusuke and his friends continue solving crimes and spitting rhymes. Except the rhymes part.

After six months of training with Genkai, Yusuke is back, ready to take on his next mission. Meanwhile, Michael feels the show is playing a trick on him, Peter thinks the final battle with Suzaku may have taken a little long, and both hosts further come to grips with the fact that Dragon Ball Z wasn’t a very good show after all.

Also included: Death of Superman, Terminator Apparition, Michael’s scarring experiences.

Pokemon: Indigo League Grab Bag will release October 24


E75 – Yu Yu Hakusho Part 1



Sometimes the one good deed you do in your life gets you killed.

For Yusuke Urameshi, death is just the beginning of a fantastical journey that will eventually return him to earth with cool powers. Meanwhile, Michael takes issue with some problematic jokes, Peter appreciates the impact of the violence, and both hosts agree that Kuwabara is the best character.

Also included: a new product that takes all the guesswork out of soul-stealing, an over-involved demon backstory, the world Kuwabara lives in.

Yu Yu Hakusho Part 2 will release on October 10th


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


MS17 – Gundam: The Lost Episodes



This week, we watch the episode of Mobile Suit Gundam that Tomino doesn’t want you to see.

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 R: The Movie


E73 – Mobile Suit Gundam Conclusion



The One Year War is finally over. Peace reigns… for now.

White Base hurtles towards destruction as it attacks multiple Zeon space fortresses. Meanwhile, Michael realizes the happy ending is, retroactively, a fairly bleak one, Peter reveals his MAHQ chatroom username, and both hosts wish Lalah wasn’t cut out of the show as much.

Also included: Texan mobile suits, a Ferris Bueller fanfiction that writes itself, Zakrello hate.

Sailor Moon R: The Movie will release on September 12th