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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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When Buaku starts to pass out in episode 4, he starts to mumble the first few lines of The Tale of The Bamboo Cutter; a story about an orphaned supernatural being who is found by and raised as a human. Buaku's story can be considered a much-less idealistic and violent version of this story. See more »

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In Episode 1 (Act II), after the Tanks have left their hangar in pursuit of Buaku, the sign over the hangar reads "POLCE" instead of "POLICE" See more »

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[first lines]
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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Why God Why?
5 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Why did this amazing totally mindblowing series only have to last for 2 acts spread over just over 2 hours? Just when it gets better and better and more emotional, they leave the story hanging and we have go refer to the bloody comic. That itself would have just about covered 1-2 more episodes. Is that too much to ask? Its hard to believe that the Japanese were making this in the late 80s while the other parts of the world were making childish nonsense? I think even though Ghost in the Shell is much more popular, the Tank Police are closer to Shirow's heart. The follow on series, Crusher Police or New Dominion Tank police, is no way in the same league.


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