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Black Heaven 

Kachô Ôji (original title)
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Hard Rock Saves Space!! Life can crush your dreams. Oji is a middle-management drone whose only grip on sanity in the drudgery of his corporate lifestyle, are the few shreds of hope ... See full summary »
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Kevin Seymour Kevin Seymour ...  Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1999
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Hard Rock Saves Space!! Life can crush your dreams. Oji is a middle-management drone whose only grip on sanity in the drudgery of his corporate lifestyle, are the few shreds of hope surrounding his past life as the amazing guitarist of Black Heaven, a heavy metal band that almost made it. In his bleakest moment, the magic of performing is restored to him when a beautiful mysterious woman informs him that only his special sound can save the universe from an evil alien invasion. Written by Anonymous

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31 October 2000 (USA) See more »

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Each episode is named after a well-known rock song. See more »

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Spoofs Super Dimensional Fortress Macross (1982) See more »

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CAUTIONARY WARNING
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JOHN SYKES
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Hard Rock Saves Space
29 September 2001 | by vf-19excaliburSee all my reviews

Oji Tanaka's life sucks. He hates his job, his wife has just thrown away his most prized guitar and his son is using his old records as Frisbees. It all changes when Layla steps into his life. She asks him to take her into heaven. A loaded comment when you consider her figures, but it turns out she's an alien that needs him to play music to win an intergalactic war.

I first saw this series on Bandai's Wanted 2000 trailers disc and was curious; due to the visuals (strange opening sequence) and the great song playing. The series itself is funny and has a lot of heart. Through everything that happens, Oji finds himself again and has a different outlook on life.


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