Besides the title reference, the film bears strong visual and thematic references to Lang's film.
The 1984 "Victory" logo appears on a public monitor.
The sound effect used for the Mini Battlelord's cry is the same as that used for for the traffic robot that goes insane as a result of the solar flare.
The name of the city 'Monstropolis'
among better OVA's from 2002 than Psychic Wars
DVD Cover ist shown.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Jakob Stegelmann portrays Japanese director Katsuhiro Ohtomo, mentioning the film + clip shown
Used in a segment.
movie is reviewed