Three different, unique stories about an elite police force called the AD Police.
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Toshio Furukawa ...
 Leon (3 episodes, 1990)
Adam Henderson ...
 Leon (1994) / ... (3 episodes, 1990)
Brad Moranz ...
 Leon (1995) (3 episodes, 1990)
Youko Matsuoka ...
 Gina (3 episodes, 1990)
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Regan Forman ...
 Gina (1995) / ... (3 episodes, 1990)
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Tesshô Genda ...
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Shin'ichirô Miki ...
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Scott Simpson ...
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Amanda Tancredi ...
 Walla (1995) (2 episodes, 1990)
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In the future, many difficult and undesirable jobs are handled by specially designed androids called BUMAs or boomers. Unfortunately, many of them have a danger to going beserk and when that happens, only the AD Police are equipped and trained to deal with them. When one AD cop is killed in one of these missions, his life insurance may be cancelled due to some unanswered questions. To clear that up, two cops decided to investigate the target android's background on their free time. Unknown to them, another android is following them with her own agenda... Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Spoofs RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Two out of three ain't bad
19 February 2005 | by (Clearwater Fl) – See all my reviews

AD Police Files 1-3 (1990): 8/10: Despite a third episode that is almost a scene for scene remake of Robocop this is one of the sharpest Anime's around.

Sexist and racist in that unconscious Japanese way with over the top violence and just a dash of nudity AD Police doesn't fail to entertain. The first two tales are gripping and inventive if a little hard to follow (Character development is minimalist at best) with great moral arks about the downfall of artificial parts and artificial people.

The third episode is a letdown and quite skippable. Tons of action keeps AD Police moving even when the story seems to stall. The plots of the first two episodes are also filled with surprise and that delightful "I always wished someone would do that" feeling.

The animation is very well done with different styles mixing it up to great effect. At only 3 episodes however it left me wanting more. That's usually a good sign.


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