Episode 371: Gradius

In this very exciting episode, Karl & Will finally spotlight on the wonderful music of the Gradius series! Focusing on the first 7 entries in this beloved Konami shooter series, this music is sure to leave you soaring!

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Gradius - Miki Higashino - Konami - Arcade/NES/TG-16 - 1985

-Challenger 1985

-Beginning

-Stage 4: Free Flyer

Life Force (Salamander) - Miki Higashino, Hidenori Maezawa, Shinya Sakamoto - Konami - Arcade/NES - 1986

-Fly High

-Starfield

-Burn the Wind

-Stage 5: Road to Mystery

Nemesis 2 - Kinuyo Yamashita, Motoaki Furukawa - Konami - MSX - 1987

-A Journey to the Start (Air Battle)

-Don't Leave Me Alone

Gradius II - Shinji Tasaka, Motoaki Furukawa, Kenichi Matsubara - Konami - Arcade - 1988

-Tabidachi

-Burning Heat

-Synthetic Life

Gradius II - Hidenori Maezawa, Yukie Morimoto - Konami - NES - 1988

-Heavy Blow

-Over Heat

-Something Ghostly

Nemesis 3: The Eve of Destruction - Michiru Yamane, Kazuhiko Uehara - Konami - MSX - 1989

-Close Quarters (Stage 10)

-Give My Heart to You

Gradius III - Kazuki Muraoka, Kazuhiko Uehara, Harumi Ueko, Yukie Morimoto - Konami - SNES - 1990

-Fire Scramble

-Cosmo Plant

-Accident Road

Gradius: The Interstellar Assault - Yoshiyuki Hagiwara - Konami - Game Boy - 1991

-Pursuance