Riding Bean (OAV)

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Alternative title:
ライディング・ビーン (Japanese) 
Genres: action , comedy 
Themes: crime , police 
Objectionable content: Intense 
Plot Summary: Bean Bandit and his partner Rally Vincent are couriers for hire - transporting clients and delivering goods in his custom sports car "Roadbuster" for a hefty price. But when they are hired to escort a kidnapped girl named Chelsea to her home, they don't realize they're being framed for kidnapping as their former clients Semmerling and Carrie plan their escape with Chelsea's father and the ransom money. 
User Ratings: 342 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 11 votes (sub:6, dub:4, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Excellent: 34 votes (sub:17, dub:16, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 72 votes (sub:44, dub:27, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Good: 114 votes (sub:70, dub:38, ?:1, others:5
3 German subtitled
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Decent: 61 votes (sub:33, dub:25, ?:1, others:2
2 German subtitled
 So-so: 23 votes (dub:11, sub:10, others:2
1 German dubbed
1 German subtitled
 Not really good: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
 Weak: 9 votes (sub:7, dub:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:3, dub:1, others:1
1 German subtitled
 Awful: 3 votes (sub:2, dub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 576 users, rank: #1701 (of 6578)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.851 (Good), std. dev.: 1.7094, rank: #2913 (of 6580)
Weighted mean: 6.828 (Good−), rank: #2906 (of 6580) (seen all: 6.83 / seen some: 6.32)
Bayesian estimate: 6.854 (Good), rank: #2601 (of 4950)
Running time: 46 minutes 
Number of episodes: 1 
Vintage: 1989-02-22 
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Road Buster" by Phil Perry 
Ending Theme:
"Runnin' the Road" by Phil Perry 
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 5
Along with Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01, Riding Bean was AnimEigo's first anime release. 
Riding Bean DVD (Jan 26, 2003)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Riding Bean (DVD) 2002-03-22 (from $7.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yasuo Hasegawa 
Story: Kenichi Sonoda 
Music: David Garfield 
Character Design: Kenichi Sonoda 
Art Director: Hiroaki Sato 
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Konishi 
Executive producer: Junji Fujita 
Artboard: Ley Yumeno 
Audio Director: Noriyoshi Matsuura 
Mechanical animation Director: Shinya Ohira 
Planning: Toshimichi Suzuki 
Supervision: Kenichi Sonoda 
Technical Director: Yasunori Ide 
Theme Song Composition:
Larry Klimas ("Bad Girl") 
Phil Perry ("Road Buster") 
Ray Wolff ("King of the Road") 
Theme Song Performance:
Andrea Robinson ("Bad Girl") 
Phil Perry (OP, ED, "King of the Road") 
Hideyuki Tanaka as Bean Bandit 
Naoko Matsui as Rally Vincent 

Chieko Honda as Chelsea Grimwood 
Kei Tomiyama as Percy 
Mami Koyama as Semmerling 
Megumi Hayashibara as Carrie 
Nobuo Tobita as Dick (Percy's Assistant) 

Jun Hazumi as George Grimwood 
Juurouta Kosugi as Guard 
Kazumi Tanaka as Guard 
Kôzô Shioya as Guard 
Michitaka Kobayashi as
Tomoko Maruo as Waitress 
Yusaku Yara as Chief 
Japanese companies
Film Magic 
Ital Studio 
Distributor: Toshiba EMI 
DVD Distribution: Bandai Visual 
In-Between Animation:
K Production 
Office Next-One 
Studio Rod 
Music Production: Toshiba EMI 
ACC Tanihara Studio 
ARTMIC Studios 
Titles: Maki Production 
English cast
English staff
Director: Michael House 
Michael House 
Shin Kurokawa 
Executive producer:
Janice Hindle 
Peter R. Haswell 
Producer: Robert J. Woodhead 

Audio Engineer:
Chuck Agresta 
Randy Drew 
Dialogue Editing: Roe R. Adams III 
Dubbing Production:
Chuck Agresta 
Randy Drew 
Editing: Roe R. Adams III 
Kickstarter Contributor: Jason LeGault (High Octane Edition) 
Production Assistant: Nancy Powell 
Production Coordination: Natsumi Ueki 
Production manager:
Janice Hindle 
Peter R. Haswell 
Voice Direction: J. Randolph (Dubbed) 
Brennan MacKenzie as Rally Vincent 
J. Patrick Lawlor as Bean Bandit 

Adam Guzman as Dick (Percy's Assistant) 
Barbara Lewis as Semmerling 
David Kraus as Percy 
Mary Boucher as Chelsea Grimwood 
Susan McQueen as Carrie 

David Arnold as George Grimwood 
Jean Hrdlicka as Waitress 
John Peckham as Guard 
John C. Stuart as Hick 
Mark Garber as
Timothy J. Walsh as The Chief 

English companies
Madman Entertainment (Australia) 
Dubbing: Southwynde Studios 
Internet Streaming: Hulu 
Licensed by: AnimEigo 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Carme Abril as Rally Vincent (Catalan dub) 
Marc Zanni as Bean Bandit (Catalan dub) 

Ana María Camps as Chelsea Grimwood (Catalan dub) 
Geni Rey as Carrie (Catalan dub) 
Montse Puga as Semmerling (Catalan dub) 
Ramon Puig as Inspector Percy (Catalan dub) 
Toni Sevilla as George Grimwood (Catalan dub) 

Mark Ullod as Chief (Catalan dub) 
Montserrat Roig as Waitress (Catalan dub) 
Ramon Canals as Robber (Catalan dub) 
Ramón Hernández as Morris (Catalan dub) 
Spanish companies
Italian staff
Italian companies
Dynit  (sub only) 
Italian cast
German staff
German cast
Bruno Niederprüm as Bean Bandit 
Inge Schilling as Rally Vincent 

Anna-Maria Kuricova as Carrie 
Frank Strobelt as Inspektor Percy 
Hannes Seebauer as Polizeichef 
Jochen Kuhl as Morris Grey 
Karin Schubert as Chelsea Grimwood 
Nina Marschke as Semmerling 
Thomas Witte as George Grimwood 

Melanie Wiegmann as Polizistin 
Pit Gregorg as Rick 
German companies
OVA Films 
Dubbing: Aaron Synchros 

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