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 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 14)
Kyôko Tongû ... Kei (7 episodes, 1985-1990)
Saeko Shimazu ... Yuri (7 episodes, 1985-1990)
Naoki Makishima ... Mughi / ... (7 episodes, 1985-1990)
Ikuya Sawaki ... Gooley / ... (7 episodes, 1985-1990)
Masami Kikuchi ... Boy / ... (3 episodes, 1985)
Nobuaki Fukuda ... Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Shingo Hiromori ... Calico / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Mizuru Ishibashi ... Controller / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Keiichi Nanba ... Good-looking Man (2 episodes, 1985)
Kôji Totani ... Man (2 episodes, 1985)

Series Directed by
Toshifumi Takizawa (2 episodes, 1985-1990)
Mitsuko Kase (2 episodes, 1985)
Norio Kashima (2 episodes, 1985)
Series Writing credits
Kazunori Itô (2 episodes, 1985)
Yumiko Tsukamoto (1 episode, 1985)

Yasushi Hirano (unknown episodes)
Hideki Inoue (unknown episodes)
Tomoko Konparu (unknown episodes)
Kenji Terada (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Norio Hatsukawa .... producer: Nippon Television (1 episode, 1985)
Takayuki Yoshii .... producer: Nippon Television (1 episode, 1985)
Eiji Sashida .... producer (1 episode, 1990)
Minoru Takanashi .... producer (1 episode, 1990)

Hiroshi Hirayama .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Toshiyuki Kimura (1 episode, 1985)
Kenzou Shiguma (1 episode, 1985)
Tooru Okada (1 episode, 1990)

Toshiyuki Kimori (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Hiroaki Edamitsu (1 episode, 1985)
Atsushi Okui (1 episode, 1990)
Series Art Direction by
Satoshi Miura (1 episode, 1985)
Mitsuki Nakamura (1 episode, 1985)
Tomoaki Okada (1 episode, 1985)

Yûsho Okada (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Noriko Takaya .... background (5 episodes, 1985)
Tetsurô Amino .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 1985)
Series Sound Department
Kôichi Chiba .... sound director (1 episode, 1985)
Kazutoshi Satou .... sound effects editor (1 episode, 1985)
Keiko Senda .... sound production (1 episode, 1985)
Akiyoshi Yoda .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1985)
Series Special Effects by
Kô Yamamoto .... special effects (1 episode, 1985)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Masaji Aoyagi .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Yasunori Hayama .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Mikiko Ishizuka .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Hisao Kazamura .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Katsuya Kozutsumi .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Hiroshi Tamura .... camera operator (1 episode, 1985)
Series Animation Department
Tsukasa Dokite .... character designer / animation director / ... (26 episodes, 1985-1988)
Mayumi Hirota .... animator (3 episodes, 1985)
Etsuko Matsuno .... inbetween checker / inbetween artist (3 episodes, 1985)
Saburô Sakamoto .... animator / animator: Artland (3 episodes, 1985)
Megumi Yoshida .... color designer (3 episodes, 1985)
Ryûji Ôichi .... inbetween checker (3 episodes, 1985)
Akihiro Enomoto .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Kazuya Hirata .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 1985)
Yuriko Ikehara .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 1985)
Kenji Kanamori .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Kumiko Kasuga .... inbetween artist / inbetween artist: AD Cosmo (2 episodes, 1985)
Shôichi Masuo .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Etsuko Ogawa .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 1985)
Yoshihisa Sakurai .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Kumiko Takahashi .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Yûzô Tomizawa .... animator / animation director (2 episodes, 1985)
Osamu Yamasaki .... animator (2 episodes, 1985)
Ken'ichi Ônuki .... animator / animation director / ... (2 episodes, 1985)

Akiyuki Arafusa .... animator (unknown episodes)
Asami Endô .... animator (unknown episodes)
Chieko Etô .... animator (unknown episodes)
Masanobu Fujioka .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yoshimitsu Fujitaka .... animator (unknown episodes)
Fujihiko Hosono .... character designer (unknown episodes)
Izumi Ichimura .... animator (unknown episodes)
Satoshi Ichishita .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroyuki Ikegami .... animator (unknown episodes)
Shin'ichi Imakuma .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hitoshi Inaba .... animator (unknown episodes)
Kinuko Izumi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Satoshi Jingû .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroaki Kamura .... animator (unknown episodes)
Kazuchika Kise .... animator (unknown episodes)
Ichizô Kobayashi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Naoko Kobayashi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroshi Koizumi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroshi Konno .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yoshitaka Koyama .... animator (unknown episodes)
Norihiro Matsubara .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiromi Muranaka .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yoshiko Nakajima .... animator (unknown episodes)
Akiko Nakano .... animator (unknown episodes)
Taku Nakaya .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hideki Nimura .... animator (unknown episodes)
Masayoshi Nishimura .... animator (unknown episodes)
Naoto Ochiai .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yûzô Satô .... animator (unknown episodes)
Izumi Shimura .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yoshinori Takahashi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Tadashi Tsubokawa .... animator (unknown episodes)
Atsushi Tsukamoto .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hitoshi Ueda .... animator (unknown episodes)
Sawako Yamamoto .... animator (unknown episodes)
Hiroyuki Yokota .... animator (unknown episodes)
Kinji Yoshimoto .... animator (unknown episodes)
Nobuteru Yûki .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yoshimitsu Ôhashi .... animator (unknown episodes)
Yasuhiro Ôshima .... animator (unknown episodes)
Tomoko Ôtaki .... animator (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Sumi Hashida .... color inspector (1 episode, 1985)
Yasushi Ishizu .... guest mechanical designer (1 episode, 1985)
Shôji Kumabe .... color inspector (1 episode, 1985)

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Also Known As:
"Dâti pea" - Japan (original title)
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25 min (26 episodes)
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The DVDs from Right Stuf International feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles only.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as Dirty Pair Flash (1994) (V)See more »
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Dirty Pair, 28 August 2013
Author: Tweekums from United Kingdom

This classic anime series follows the adventures of Yuri and Kei; two employees of the World Welfare Works Association (3WA) known officially as the 'Lovely Angels' but better known as the 'Dirty Pair' thanks to their propensity for causing destruction wherever they go! Each episode sees them taking on a case where they deal with an assortment of criminals. The two of them are usually accompanied by Mughi; a creature referred to as a cat which is the size of a bear and a small robot called Nammo although these two stay in the background during most of the action.

Yuri and Kei are attractive young women who usually scantily clad but despite, this and the title, there is little dirty about this series; it is all about action and laughs. The action is entertaining and occasionally a little blood is spilt but it isn't overly gory and the humour is in the things that happen rather than overly blatant gags and excessive slapstick.

Given that it is getting on for thirty years old I feared it may have dated somewhat but the stories still feel fresh and the animation looks good. The main characters are fun and secondary characters serve to move the plot along nicely. I'd certainly recommend this to anybody who enjoys a fun mix and action and laughs and fans of more modern anime shouldn't be put off by its age.

These comments are based on watching the series in Japanese with English subtitles.

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