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Dominion Tank Police 

Dominion (original title)
In a dystopic pollution ridden future, the tank police fight for law and order and cause massive collatorol destruction along the way.
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Series cast summary:
...  Leona 1 episode, 1988
Masaaki Ôkura ...  Al 1 episode, 1988
...  Brenten 1 episode, 1988
...  The Chief 1 episode, 1988
...  Megane 1 episode, 1988
...  Mohican 1 episode, 1988
Takkô Ishimori ...  The Chaplain 1 episode, 1988
Isamu Tanonaka ...  The Doctor 1 episode, 1988
...  Buaku 1 episode, 1988
Yûko Mita ...  Annapuma 1 episode, 1988
...  Unipuma 1 episode, 1988
Mari Yokô ...  The Mayor 1 episode, 1988
Michitaka Kobayashi ...  Official 1 episode, 1988
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In the far future, Earth is a polluted hell with massive cities and a crime problem to match. Keeping the peace is the Tank police that literally use tanks as both their vehciles and main weapons with a nearly insane brutal dedication to their job. Leona Ozaki, joins them as the first female member, and must find a way to work with the others in her own style. That's something that has to be settled soon considering that the notorious Cat Girls and their dumb male partner are planning crimes that require Leon's skill to stop. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The name of the squadron's captain is actually pronounced and written as "Britain". However, he was referred to almost exclusively as "Captain Britain", which is a trademarked Marvel Character. Hence the name was changed to Brenten in the subtitled and dubbed version, though the comic kept it as Captain Britain. See more »

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In part one, the Puma Twins, Anna and Uni, perform a striptease to divert the Tank Police. They wear blue dresses and head bands, but in the close-ups of their legs and when they bump their behinds together, their dresses are of an off-white or yellow color. See more »

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Mayoress: Why in Hell does our Police Department have to carry enough firepower to wipe out the city's population five times over? The police are here to protect the people's rights and property, not to threaten them! When innocent lives are sacrificed in the name of crime prevention, the police are no better than the hoodlums they're fighting against.
Chief Of Police: Madame Mayor, you should've said that to the Council years ago when they set up the Tank Police. It's worth remembering that the percentage ...
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Holy......!!!!
20 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

I stumbled across this (Act-I) by pure dumb luck and this was more than a decade ago. This was'nt even what the cover label on the tape mentioned. It amazed me. It intimidated me. It shocked me. I eventually forgot about and almost a decade later, I happened to think about it again. Then went and bought both acts. They were even better than I had experienced at first.

My only complaint is that while the Tank Police keep on going on and on about being at war with crime, warranting tanks and heavy artillery, it would seem as though they are really having a hard time with criminals. That is either never shown or is simply a lie as they appear to be taking it easy most of the time. If that bit about being in a state of war was really propaganda, it certainly has not been shown as such.

I don't think the original Japanese version could have been any where as good as the Americanized version of this. But regarding the story, there has certainly been some proper explanations lost in translation but it can be excused.


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