Hard Rock Saves the Space Dandy

A retro sci-fi podcast

About the show

We cover older science fiction media, from various formats ranging from animated and live action films, to novels, as well as comics.

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Episodes

  • Episode 16: Special Episode: Evil Dead Trap Trilogy

    March 6th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 48 mins
    evil dead trap

    This is a special guest episode covering the Evil Dead Trap trilogy.

  • Episode 15: Special Episode: Rubber's Lover/Death Powder

    August 11th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 10 mins
    cyberpunk, splatterpunk

    This is guest episode covers the 1996 film, Rubber's Lover, directed by Fukui Shozin, and the 1986 film, Death Powder, directed by Izumiya Shigeru.

  • Episode 14: Special Episode: 964 Pinocchio

    May 9th, 2020  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 15 mins
    cyberpunk

    This guest episode covers the 1991 film, 964 Pinocchio, directed by Fukui Shozin.

  • Episode 13: Special Episode: Parasite Eve

    September 14th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 28 mins
    body horror, parasite eve, sci fi

    This is a special guest episode covering the Parasite Eve film, and novel.

  • Episode 12: Megatokyo - Lady Battle Cop

    March 2nd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  49 mins
    android, cyborg, neotokyo, robocop, robot

    This season will be focusing on the near future effects of conglomerates and human/machine relations. This fourth episode will look into the 1990 OVA series AD Police Files, the live action film, Lady Battle Cop, and the Hong Kong film, Robotrix.

  • Episode 11: Megatokyo - AD Police Files

    January 28th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins
    bubblegum crisis, cyberpunk, sci fi

    This season will be focusing on the near future effects of conglomerates and human/machine relations. This third episode will look into the 1990 OVA series AD Police Files, and its manga counterpart, AD Police: Dead End City.

  • Episode 10: Megatokyo - Natural City

    January 18th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  53 mins 24 secs
    cyberpunk, cyborg, sci fi

    This season will be focusing on the near future effects of conglomerates and human/machine relations. This second episode will look into the 2003 South Korean film, Natural City.

  • Episode 9: Megatokyo - Parasite Dolls

    January 4th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 29 mins
    bubblegum crisis, cyberpunk, sci fi

    This season will be focusing on the near future effects of conglomerates and human/machine relations. We kick off the first episode with the 2003 OVA series, Parasite Dolls.

  • Episode 8: Kawajiri Yoshiaki - Demon City Shinjuku

    December 18th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 8 mins
    demon city shinjuku, kawajiri yoshiaki

    This episode concludes season two, and covers both the 1982 Hideyuki Kikuchi novel, Demon City Shinjuku, and its OVA adaptation from 1988, directed by Kawajiri Yoshiaki.

  • Episode 7: Kawajiri Yoshiaki - Wicked City

    November 27th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins
    demons, sci fi, wicked city

    This episode continues season two, and covers adaptations of the novel Wicked City, through the animated film directed by Kawajiri Yoshiaki, and the live action film, directed by Tai Kit Mak.

  • Episode 6: Kawajiri Yoshiaki - Cyber City OEDO 808 [OVA 1-3]

    October 30th, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 30 mins
    anime, cyberpunk, scifi

    This episode begins season two, and covers works by Director Kawajiri Yoshiaki.

  • Episode 5: Amemiya Keita - Mirai Ninja

    October 11th, 2018  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 15 mins
    amemiya keita, cyborg, ninja

    The topic for this episode is the live action film, Mirai Ninja, from 1988.