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Nenene, a famous female writer, hires the Paper Sisters, so named due to their ability to manipulate and control paper, as bodyguards.

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Hideyuki Kurata
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JB Blanc ...  Joe 'Joker' Carpenter / ... 26 episodes, 2003-2004
Siobhan Flynn ...  Wendy Earhart 26 episodes, 2003-2004
Vesper Burnett Vesper Burnett ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2003-2004
Erica Shaffer ...  Cabin Attendant / ... 26 episodes, 2003-2004
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Nenene, a famous female writer, hires the Paper Sisters, so named due to their ability to manipulate and control paper, as bodyguards.

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Official Sites:

Fuji TV [Japan] | G4techtv | See more »

Country:

Japan

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Japanese

Release Date:

2003 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Read or Die See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Akage no Anne (Red-Haired Anne), the book that Hisami reads, is the Japanese adaptation of L.M. Montgomery's classic novel Anne of Green Gables. See more »

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One weaknesses of papermasters is that water can dampen their ability to control paper. Readman and Sunny Wong have some way of overcoming this, but the Three Sisters do not. However, Anita forms and holds an underwater escape bubble. See more »

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Follows Read or Die (2001) See more »

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R.O.D
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Not what I was expecting.
28 November 2004 | by stargunnerSee all my reviews

After viewing the original Read or Die, I was expecting some of the same incredible action with all the paper and unique powers of all the characters of the first.

It delivers some incredible eye candy in the first episode, but from then on it focuses mostly on little tasks the three girls must accomplish. Ten episodes felt like one very, very long one. I have to say overall it was pretty disappointing. It has its good parts, but mostly it's a waste of time. If you liked the first Read or Die, you won't like this one. They're two totally different perspectives on an original idea, but Read Or Die: The TV a step in the wrong direction.


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