An elite anti-terrorist agent battles terrorists threatening Japan, but a mysterious third player is involved in their own way.
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Series cast summary:
Mika Doi ...
 Angel (6 episodes, 1989)
Sharon Holm ...
 Angel (6 episodes, 1989)
Masashi Ebara ...
 Raiden (6 episodes, 1989)
Jeff Harding ...
 Raiden (6 episodes, 1989)
Kenji Utsumi ...
 Taki (6 episodes, 1989)
Bob Sessions ...
 Taki (6 episodes, 1989)
Masaaki Yajima ...
 Narrator (6 episodes, 1989)
Rei Sakuma ...
 Peace (5 episodes, 1989)
Barbara Barnes ...
 Peace (5 episodes, 1989)
Akio Ôtsuka ...
 Hacker (4 episodes, 1989)
John Bull ...
 Hacker (4 episodes, 1989)
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Storyline

In the late twentieth century, the Secret Security Force was formed to stop the actions of the communist terrorist group known as the Red May. Angel, a beautiful, yet cold woman, has recently joined the small anti-terrorist group. But her first mission will be a true test of skill, for members of the Red May are being found dead, murdered by gruesome methods. Who is causing these murders? And why? Written by Chuck "Dark-Side" Williamson

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In A Nightmare Future, Violence is the Only Law.


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Trivia

The English dub and subtitles were censored by Manga UK due to an anti-Semitic theme. See more »

Quotes

Tokawa: But you wouldn't drop the case would you? Oh no, not you, not the great Taki? Who the fuck do you think you are? Some kind of latter day Lone Ranger, huh? Well now you're gonna be the DEAD fuckin' ranger!
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Crazy Credits

The USA DVD from Manga Entertainment features a split screen with the Japanese credits squished to the top of the screen and the English credits scroll below it. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: Angel Cop, Part 2 (2011) See more »

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Itami
Performed by Crayon Company
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angel cop
1 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This DVD is well worth your time only if you are a serious anime fan. This is not mindless violence and the overall character development throughout the series is solid. I must admit it's one of my favorites right up there with Berserk.

Angel is a female cop fighting terrorist with an unknown enemy behind the scenes called "Hunters"

Keywords: Hard Boiled Cop, Gun-Play, Female Gun-Play, Special Powers/Hero Powers, Japanese Manga, Shonen Jump, Shonen Sunday.

Anime quality is not top of the line but those who know Anime will certainly appreciate this type of 'drawing style' along with the eerie music. It's harder edge for a more mature male audience. Shonen "Sunday" demographic.

It's well worth it and throw it on your Netflix Que or pick it up at your local video store. The Japanese spoken word with English subtitle is always the best way to go.

Special Security Force…sign up! RGMitchell


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