AD Police (TV)

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©1999 AIC, A.D. Police Production Committee.


[ spinoff of Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (TV) ]

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Alternative title:
A.D. Police
AD Police - To Protect and Serve
Advanced Police
Передовая полиция (Russian)
アドバンスドポリス (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, police
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Set a few years before Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, A.D. Police chronicles the tales of Mega-Tokyo's special police division designed to control rogue Boomers in the city. A.D. Police Officer Kenji Sasaki faces a major dilemna: he loses another partner to a rabid boomer. A day after he's sent off-duty, he receives a new partner in the form of German cop Hans Kleif. Funny thing is that Kenji sucker-punched Hans at a bar the night before. Not only does Kenji face the everyday task of controlling Boomers, he has to learn to adjust with his new partner. 
User Ratings: 374 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Excellent: 9 votes (dub:7, sub:2)
 Very good: 29 votes (dub:18, sub:11)
 Good: 106 votes (dub:54, sub:48, ?:2, raw:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
)
 Decent: 100 votes (dub:54, sub:43, ?:2, raw:1)
 So-so: 47 votes (dub:27, sub:18, ?:2)
 Not really good: 30 votes (dub:18, sub:11, ?:1)
 Weak: 27 votes (sub:15, dub:11, others:1
1 French dubbed
)
 Bad: 14 votes (dub:7, sub:6, ?:1)
 Awful: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 1086 users, rank: #972 (of 6019)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.714 (Decent−), std. dev.: 1.8138, rank: #4856 (of 6013)
Weighted mean: 5.719 (Decent−), rank: #4860 (of 6013) (seen all: 5.94 / seen some: 5.20 / won't finish: 2.99)
Bayesian estimate: 5.780 (Decent−), rank: #4141 (of 4526)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 12
Episode titles: We have 12
Vintage: 1999-04-08 to 1999-06-30
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Imaginary Girl" by Infix
Ending Theme:
"Toki no Naka de" by Masha
Links: We have 1
Review:
AD Police Box Set DVD (Mar 16, 2002)
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English AD Police Site (Feb 25, 2002)
Release Dates (Nov 14, 2001)
ADV Cancelations (Sep 12, 2001)
ACen 2001: ADV Films (May 11, 2001)
ADV press release (Nov 20, 2000)
Upcoming DVDs from ADV (Sep 25, 2000)
ADV packaging info (Sep 24, 2000)
AD Police Preview (Sep 19, 2000)
Anime Newsbriefs: (Sep 16, 2000)
ADP 2038 Preview (Jun 28, 2000)
May TV and OAV roundup (May 10, 1999)
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DVD (Region 1)
    AD Police - To Protect and Serve (DVD) 2002-04-09
    AD Police - File 1 (DVD 1) 2005-02-22
    Parasite Dolls/AD Police Double Pack (DVD) 2008-05-20 (from $14.38)
VHS
    AD Police - Bad Blood (Dub.VHS 1) 2001-03-27 (from $6.11)
    AD Police - Love's Labor Lost (Dub.VHS 2) 2001-03-27 (from $4.50)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Hidehito Ueda
Script:
Hiroshi Ohnogi (eps 2, 5)
Taiko Hoshikawa (eps 1, 4)
Toshizo Nemoto (eps 3, 6)
Storyboard:
Hidehito Ueda (eps 1, 4)
Jun Takada (ep 3)
Tetsuya Kobayashi (ep 5)
Yoriyasu Kogawa (ep 2)
Yutaka Kagawa (ep 6)
Episode Director:
Eiichi Sato (ep 4)
Hidehito Ueda (ep 6)
Jiro Fujimoto (ep 2)
Naoyuki Konno (ep 1)
Shigeki Hatakeyama (ep 5)
Shintaro Itoga (ep 3)
Character Design: Naoyuki Konno
Art Director: Shinji Katahira
Animation Director:
Atsuo Tobe (ep 6)
Gi Du Kim (ep 8)
Hiromi Maesawa (ep 4)
Junko Matsushita (ep 4)
Koji Iwai (ep 3)
Masanori Osawa (OP)
Minoru Yamazawa (ep 2)
Naoyuki Konno (ep 1)
Seiji Kishimoto (ep 5)
Yoko Kojo (ep 6)
Sound Director: Tomohiro Yoshita
Executive producer:
Haruo Kawajima
Toru Miura
Color design: Yukiko Itou
Editing: Mari Kishi
Film Director: Hitoshi Torigoe
Music Production: Shinji Inoue
Public Relations: Junya Itou
Sci-Fi Adviser: Hiroshi Ohnogi
Series Creation: Taiko Hoshikawa
Special Effects: Yutaka Hoshiba
TV program manager: Tomoko Gushima
Susumu Chiba as Kenji Sasaki
Takumi Yamazaki as Hans Kleif

Ayako Kawasumi as Kyoko Miyano
Chiharu Tetsuoka as Karen Jordan
Chiharu Tezuka as Karen Jordan
Kouji Ishii as Jose Collins

Keiichi Sonobe as Announcer (Ep 7)
Shinpachi Tsuji as Hideaki Kurata
Takako Kodama as Mary Malow
Takashi Nagasako as Kaibarra (ep 7,11,12)
Tohru Furusawa as Ralm Frecher
Tomohiro Nishimura as Paul Sanders (ep 1,2)
Yoko Soumi as Yuuki Satomi
Yooko Zawaumi as Agemi Musuhiro
Yukari Nozawa as Nancy Willson
Japanese companies
Animation Assistance: Plum
Animation Production: AIC
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo
Distributor: BEAM Entertainment
Music Production Assistance: TV Tokyo
Original story: AIC
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Frank Karlson
Script: Frank Karlson
Art Director: Ruby Halipoto
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Sharon Papa
Producer: Frank Karlson

Creative Director: Andy Orjuela
DVD Coordination: Janice Williams
DVD Graphics: James Bates
DVD Producer: Sharon Papa
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Logo & Package Design: James Bates
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Project Translator: Stephanie Box
Sound Design: Christopher Bourque
Subtitle Script & Timing: Andrew Kent
Jason Douglas as Hans Kleif
Randy Sparks as Kenji Sasaki

C. Markham Anderson as Jose Collins
Christine M. Auten as Karen Jordan
Rozie Curtis as Kyoko Miyano

Andy McAvin as Liam Fletcher
Dean Turner as Maitre D'
Emily Carter as Mary Malone
Illich Guardiola as Paul Sanders
Jay Hickman as
Narration
Punk
Worker B
John Gremillion as Worker A
John Swasey as
Hideaki Kurata
Kaibara
Kaytha Coker as Nancy Wilson
Kelly Manison as Xenia Collins
Kira Vincent-Davis as Katie Collins
Marcy Rae as Old Aunt
Mark X Laskowski as Bad Guy B
Monica Rial as Boomer in a Wedding Dress
Phil Ross as
Bartender
Police Chief
Section Chief
Rick Peeples as Bad Guy C
Shawn Taylor as Yuki Satomi
Ted Pfister as Yozo Tazaki
Tiffany Grant as PA Voice
Vic Mignogna as Bad Guy A
Victor Carsrud as Bad Guy A

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Manga Entertainment (Great Britain & Ireland)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: 342 Media DVD Center
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Licensed by: ADV Films
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Production: ADV Films
Korean staff
Korean cast
(none)
Hong Siho as Hans Kleif
Ju-Chang Lee as Kenji Sasaki

Chae-Eon Han as Karen Jordan
Jong-Hwan Son as Jose Collins
Sin-Jeong Han as Kyoko Miyano

Dong-Eun Lee as Mary Malone
Mun-Ja Choi as Nancy Wilson
Yeong-Sam On as Hideaki Kurata
Korean companies
(none)
French staff
French cast
Dubbing Director: Thomas Guitard
Bruno Meyere as Kenji Sasaki
Damien Da Silva as Hans Kleif

Fanny Bloc as Kyoko Miyano
Nadine Bellion as Karen Jordan
Pierre Margot as Jose Collins

Alexandre Coadour as
Annonceur
Hideaki Kurata
Bruno Magne as Liam Fletcher
Christèle Billault as Nancy Wilson
Geneviève Doang as Mary Malow
Jacques Berthier as Kaibara
Mathieu Doang as Paul Sanders
Sarah Bouché de Vitray as Satomi Yûki
Yann Guillemot as Barman

French companies
Distributor: Kaze
Dubbing: WanTake
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