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Burst Angel: Season 1: Episode 23 -- While RAPT controls the entire city of Tokyo, as well as the news media, Maria awaits the final battle she was originally programmed for.

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Seasons:
1
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Plot:
In a chaotic future Tokyo, a young aspiring chef is employed by four beautiful mercenaries.
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Cast

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Akeno Watanabe ... Jo (24 episodes, 2004)
Jamie Marchi ... Meg (23 episodes, 2004)

Monica Rial ... Jo (8 episodes, 2004)
Megumi Toyoguchi ... Meg (8 episodes, 2004)
Rie Tanaka ... Sei (8 episodes, 2004)
Clarine Harp ... Sei (8 episodes, 2004)
Mikako Takahashi ... Amy (8 episodes, 2004)
Alison Viktorin ... Amy (8 episodes, 2004)
Greg Ayres ... Kyohei (8 episodes, 2004)
R. Bruce Elliott ... Narrator (8 episodes, 2004)
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Series Directed by
Kôichi Ôhata (17 episodes, 2004)
Yasunori Urata (4 episodes, 2004)
Isao Takayama (3 episodes, 2004)
Yûichi Wada (3 episodes, 2004)
Hiroyuki Tsuchiya (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Writing credits
David Haynes (17 episodes, 2004)
Fumihiko Shimo (7 episodes, 2004)
Rika Nakase (4 episodes, 2004)
Masashi Sogo (3 episodes, 2004)
Seishi Sogo (2 episodes, 2004)

Series Produced by
Daniel Cocanougher .... producer: FUNimation (24 episodes, 2004)
Justin Cook .... line producer: FUNimation (24 episodes, 2004)
Cindy Brennan Fukunaga .... executive producer: FUNimation (24 episodes, 2004)
Gen Fukunaga .... executive producer: FUNimation (24 episodes, 2004)
Barry Watson .... producer: FUNimation (24 episodes, 2004)
Masashi Otokawa .... assistant line producer (14 episodes, 2004)
Masafumi Fukui .... executive producer (11 episodes, 2004)
Shinichiro Ishikawa .... executive producer (11 episodes, 2004)
Shouji Murahama .... executive producer (11 episodes, 2004)
Toshio Hatanaka .... producer (4 episodes, 2004)
Takashi Imamoto .... producer (4 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Original Music by
Masara Nishida (14 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Film Editing by
Mutsumi Takemiya (13 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Production Design by
Seiji Uda (14 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshikazu Ishiwata (13 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Production Management
Koji Kajita .... production manager (14 episodes, 2004)
Motoko Fujikuro .... digital production manager (3 episodes, 2004)
Kosuke Onitsuka .... assistant production manager (3 episodes, 2004)
Yukihiko Asaki .... assistant production manager (2 episodes, 2004)
Yuji Kumazawa .... assistant production manager (2 episodes, 2004)
Yoichiro Suzuki .... assistant production manager (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Art Department
Kôichi Ôhata .... storyboard artist / storyboard artist: opening animation (9 episodes, 2004)
Yûichi Wada .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Sound Department
Christopher Bevins .... adr director (24 episodes, 2004)
Yoshimi Sugiyama .... sound manager (15 episodes, 2004)
Fumiaki Tanaka .... assistant recording engineer (14 episodes, 2004)
Shôji Hata .... recording engineer (13 episodes, 2004)
Yôta Tsuruoka .... sound director (13 episodes, 2004)
Minoru Yamada .... sound effects (12 episodes, 2004)
Satoshi Yano .... adr recording / recording (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Special Effects by
Shin Inoie .... special effects (3 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Chas Naylor .... visual effects artist (24 episodes, 2004)
Shin Inoie .... visual effects (15 episodes, 2004)
Masaya Suzuki .... technical director (14 episodes, 2004)
Tsunetaka Ema .... visual effects: 2D / visual effects: 2d (12 episodes, 2004)
Naoki Kitamura .... visual effects: 2D (11 episodes, 2004)
Tadashi Kitaoka .... visual effects director (11 episodes, 2004)
Ayumi Ushijima .... visual effects director support (10 episodes, 2004)
So Hyonte .... visual effects: 2D / visual effects: 2d (9 episodes, 2004)
Takashi Horiuchi .... visual effects: 2D (4 episodes, 2004)
Shintarô Nakamura .... visual effects: 2D (3 episodes, 2004)
Hiroo Yoshioka .... visual effects: 2D (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Animation Department
Shin Matsunaga .... inbetween artist / inbetween checker / ... (12 episodes, 2004)
Yoshiyuki Takayanagi .... inbetween artist / inbetween checker / ... (12 episodes, 2004)
Akira Ito .... inbetween artist (10 episodes, 2004)
Tomoya Sato .... inbetween artist (10 episodes, 2004)
Kentaro Tokiwa .... inbetween artist (10 episodes, 2004)
Koji Hamaoka .... color key / paint (9 episodes, 2004)
Mio Jinbo .... inbetween artist (9 episodes, 2004)
Kanta Suzuki .... inbetween artist (9 episodes, 2004)
Kento Wada .... inbetween artist (9 episodes, 2004)
Dai Hariki .... inbetween artist (8 episodes, 2004)
Noriko Ishiwata .... background artist (8 episodes, 2004)
Yusuke Saito .... inbetween artist (8 episodes, 2004)
Kin Toyoshima .... background artist (8 episodes, 2004)
Lee Chun Bok .... background artist (7 episodes, 2004)
Rika Kanno .... key animator (7 episodes, 2004)
Satomi Matsuura .... key animator (7 episodes, 2004)
Makoto Oda .... key animator (7 episodes, 2004)
Yûsuke Satô .... inbetween artist (7 episodes, 2004)
Yuka Takemori .... key animator (7 episodes, 2004)
Yasuko Chiba .... key animator (6 episodes, 2004)
Hironori Hisajima .... key animator / animation director (6 episodes, 2004)
Ikuko Kitagawa .... paint / painter (6 episodes, 2004)
Ryoung Nam Joong .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Kanetoshi Kamimoto .... character designer / key animator (5 episodes, 2004)
Kei Kobayashi .... paint / color key / ... (5 episodes, 2004)
Mi Jin Lee .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Shin Yoon Mi .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Shinji Nagata .... key animator (5 episodes, 2004)
Ryoo Byung Noh .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Jung-ah Park .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Cha Joo Sun .... background artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Tsutomu Takahashi .... inbetween artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Tsutomu Takashi .... inbetween artist (5 episodes, 2004)
Iwao Teraoka .... key animator (5 episodes, 2004)
Mariko Aikawa .... key animator (4 episodes, 2004)
Kenji Fukazawa .... key animator / animation director (4 episodes, 2004)
Ugetsu Hakua .... original character design / original character designer (4 episodes, 2004)
Osamu Horiuchi .... character designer / animation direction support (4 episodes, 2004)
Yoki Ebisu .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Hiroya Iijima .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Mitsuko Kanamori .... paint / painter (3 episodes, 2004)
Megumi Koishikawa .... paint (3 episodes, 2004)
Hideo Maru .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Hiroyuki Shimizu .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Eiji Shirai .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Yuji Takeda .... paint / painter (3 episodes, 2004)
Yuka Terasaki .... paint / painter (3 episodes, 2004)
Takeshi Tsuda .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Yasuhide Yoshida .... key animator (3 episodes, 2004)
Kazuyuki Asaga .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Rika Dazai .... paint (2 episodes, 2004)
Shôji Endô .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Koichi Furukawa .... color checker / paint (2 episodes, 2004)
Shizue Hasuda .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 2004)
Naotaka Hayashi .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Masaaki Hino .... paint / painter (2 episodes, 2004)
Keiichi Honda .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Hitomi Ikeda .... color key / paint (2 episodes, 2004)
Satoru Iwataki .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Keiko Kai .... color design (2 episodes, 2004)
Tomohiro Kawahara .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Takashi Maruyama .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Yasayuki Matsumura .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Junko Matsushita .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Ryo Matsushita .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 2004)
Kazunari Miyake .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 2004)
Daisuke Nakajima .... inbetween artist (2 episodes, 2004)
Takahide Ogata .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Takayuki Onoda .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Shinji Osada .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Hisashi Samejima .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Hiroko Shigekuni .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Masami Suda .... key animator / animation director (2 episodes, 2004)
Takehiro Suzuki .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Hideki Takahara .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Kenji Tanabe .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Takahiro Toyomasu .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Tatsuya Urano .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Junko Watanabe .... key animator (2 episodes, 2004)
Natsuki Watanabe .... paint / painter (2 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Editorial Department
Akinori Mishima .... assistant editor (15 episodes, 2004)
Shigenobu Ogata .... on-line editor (7 episodes, 2004)
Yusuke Kanno .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Music Department
Keiichi Nozaki .... music producer (13 episodes, 2004)
 
Series Other crew
Kaori Mita .... public relations (12 episodes, 2004)
Akihito Suzuki .... public relations (12 episodes, 2004)
Michiko Watanabe .... public relations (12 episodes, 2004)
Atsushi Iwasaki .... public relations support (11 episodes, 2004)
Takanori Sugawara .... public relations support (11 episodes, 2004)
Tsuneo Takechi .... public relations support (11 episodes, 2004)
Atsushi Yamamori .... public relations support (11 episodes, 2004)

Andrew Rye .... adaptor: English (unknown episodes)
Eric Vale .... adaptor: English (unknown episodes)
 

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Also Known As:
"Bakuretsu tenshi" - Japan (original title)
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Japan:24 min (24 episodes)
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Followed by Bakuretsu tenshi: Infinity (2007) (V)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
'BA' Is an Appropriate Abbreviation, 1 August 2011
Author: riley0411 from United States

I'm just going to get straight down to it here. I've seen reviews that rate it a one because of all the fan-service, I've seen tens for the same reason. I've seen people praise it and people loathe it, with very little middle ground. Allow me to be that middle ground.

It's a good show, I won't give away the overarching plot, but I found it interesting. It's a bit 'monster of the week', but it is able to link most of the stand-alone episodes into the main arc quite well. Most episodes are 2 parters, too, which give time to develop the minor arc's plot better. It also lends itself to building tension between the weekly releases.

The animation is good, the sound is phenomenal, given Gonzo's penchant for hit-and-miss audio, and the fights are amazing. The dialogue is interesting, I didn't zone out at any time like I do on some shows, and it's well paced and funny at the appropriate times. BA has found a balance between good action, good dialogue, and good characters.

But that's the thing. It's good. It's not 'great'. It's above average, in my opinion, and I find it wildly entertaining and it has re-watch value, but it's just not 'the greatest'. That being said, I think that it has something some other animes lack, character and heart. As another poster said, it's the refuse of anime all tied together, but it's got a certain something more. That is, in my opinion, what brings this show from 'above average' to 'my favorite anime, one of my favorite programs' and separates itself from the pack.

Granted, the fanservice can be a bit much. In my opinion that's something that held it back. Had there been less emphasis on cup size, I think many people could have taken it more seriously. They're between the ground of no fanservice and Highschool of the Dead fanservice, which is a limbo that turns off people on both ends.

Overall, a good show, and if fanservice doesn't bother you you'll love it. 8/10

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