Bubblegum Crisis (1987)
"Baburugamu kuraishisu" (original title)

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A female mercenary team, armed with unique power armor suits, battle the forces of the corrupt mega-corporation, Genom in futuristic Tokyo.

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Credited cast:
Yoshiko Sakakibara ...
 Sylia Stingray (voice)
Kinuko Ômori ...
Michie Tomizawa ...
 Linna Yamazaki (voice)
Akiko Hiramatsu ...
 Nene Romanova (voice)
Nozomu Sasaki ...
 Mackie Stingray (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
 Leon McNichol (voice)
Ken'yû Horiuchi ...
 Daley Wong (voice)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
 Brian J. Mason (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Kiyoshi Kawakubo ...
 Quincy (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Arnold ...
 Quincy (voice) (as David J. Arnold)
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 Linna Yamazaki (voice)
Nicholas Bottom ...
 Executive B (voice)
Jack Bowden ...
 Sings Of The Replicants / ... (voice)
Joyce Leigh Bowden ...
 Interviewer / ... (singing voice)
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This eight-part OVA (Original Video Animation, or made-for-video) series is set in the giant megalopolis of MegaTokyo in the year 2033. The story chronicles the battles of four women in power armor against an evil mega-corporation called GENOM. BGC is one of the most popular series among fans of Japanese animation ("anime"), as well as fans of the cyberpunk genre. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Episode 5 begins with a group of androids escaping from a space colony and heading towards Earth. This was based on the original beginning of Blade Runner, which was scripted but never shot. See more »

Quotes

Priscilla S. Asagiri "Priss": You little idiot! If you die, what will Sylvie have died for?
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References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Me
Lyrics by SHOW
Music and Arrangement by Makaino Kouji
Performed by Tsubokura Yuiko
English Performance by Annabelle Clifton
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A great OVA series. It personfies the babes with guns anime. Wonderful music, in depth plotline, perfect villain. The only thing this series leaves to be desired is slightly better artwork.


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