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Parasite Dolls (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Хищные куклы (Russian)
パラサイトドールズ (Japanese)
Themes: cyberpunk
Objectionable content: Intense
Copyright notice: ©AIC and Parasite production committee have all copyrights.
Plot Summary: A secret unit of the AD Police, known as Branch, specializes in crimes involving humanoid robots called "Boomers". Branch officer Buzz must cope with having a Boomer for a partner, while officer Michaelson finds the line between human and robot to be a thin one. Together they serve to protect a world that is slowly deconstructing around them. Set in the Bubblegum Crisis universe.
User Ratings: 260 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (dub:3, sub:2)
 Excellent: 21 votes (sub:11, dub:8, ?:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Very good: 54 votes (sub:26, dub:25, edit.dub:1, others:2
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 Russian dubbed
 Good: 75 votes (sub:40, dub:28, ?:2, others:5
2 Dutch subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 53 votes (sub:29, dub:22, others:2
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 So-so: 25 votes (sub:14, dub:11)
 Not really good: 8 votes (dub:5, sub:3)
 Weak: 10 votes (dub:6, sub:2, others:2
1 Russian subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:2, others:1
1 French subtitled
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (dub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 476 users, rank: #2186 (of 9406)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.600 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.7391, rank: #5255 (of 9514)
Weighted mean: 6.600 (Good−), rank: #5166 (of 9514) (seen all: 6.61 / seen some: 5.90)
Bayesian estimate: 6.645 (Good−), rank: #4667 (of 7150)
Running time: Half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 3
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 2003-05-22 to 2003-07-24
Release dates: We have 4
Opening Theme:
"Get On the Beat" by Michaelson [Vocals]
Ending Theme:
"off" by Michaelson [Vocals]
Trivia: We have 1
Parasite Dolls is a new OAV series set in the Bubblegum Crisis universe.
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DVD (Region 1)
    Parasite Dolls (DVD) 2004-10-19 (from $27.00)
    Parasite Dolls - Complete Collection (DVD) 2012-08-07 (from $69.94)
    Parasite Dolls / A.D. Police [Double Pack] (DVD) 2008-05-20

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chiaki J. Konaka
Kazuto Nakazawa (co-written ep 3)
Character Design: Naoyuki Onda
Art Director:
Masaru Satō
Yoshimi Umino (ep 3)
Animation Director:
Kōichi Hashimoto (ep 2)
Naoyuki Onda
Art design: Akihiro Hirasawa
Director of Photography:
Hitoshi Sato
Kenji Seto (ep 3)

Mechanical animation Director: Soichiro Matsuda
Sound Effect Director: Toshiki Kameyama
Akemi Okamura as Michaelson
Kazuhiko Inoue as Buzz
Soumei Uchida as Kimbell

Kikuko Inoue as Angel
Masaru Ikeda as Takahashi
Toshio Furukawa as Myer

Ai Orikasa as Chieko (Part 1)
Jōji Nakata as Puppet Master (Part 2)
Kouji Tsujitani as Caine (Part 1)
Mako Hyoudou as Eve (Part 2)
Rie Saitou as Buzz's Wife House Boomer (Part 1)
Toru Ohkawa as Corbin (Part 1)
Toshihiko Nakajima as Kojima (Part 3)
Yukimasa Kishino as Sorime (Part 3)

Kenji Nomura (Part 2)
Mitsuru Ogata (Part 2)
Japanese companies
Animation Production: AIC
Bihou, Inc. (eps 1-2)
Production ai (ep 3)
Finish Animation:
AIC (ep 1)
CDI (ep 2)
Niandai Animation (ep 2)
Studio Killy (ep 2)
Tatsunoko Production (ep 2)
In-Between Animation:
AIC (eps 1, 3)
Anime Roman (ep 3)
CDI (ep 2)
Chaos Project (ep 3)
G&G Entertainment (ep 3)
GAINAX (ep 3)
Kino Production (ep 3)
Magic Bus (ep 1)
MI (ep 3)
Mook Animation (ep 3)
Nakamura Production (ep 2)
Niandai Animation (ep 2)
S.D.C (ep 1)
St. Need (ep 1)
Studio D-Volt (ep 1)
Studio DEEN (ep 1)
Synergy Japan (ep 3)
Tezuka Productions (ep 2)
AIC (ep 1)
Takahashi Production (ep 2)
Producer: Imagica
Production Cooperation: Mook Animation (ep 2)
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Matt Greenfield
Translation: Richard Kim
ADR Script: Matt Greenfield
Executive producer:
John Ledford
Mark Williams
DVD Coordination: Mariela Ortiz
DVD Producer: Thomas Meerbott
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami
Mixing: Brent Marshall
Packaging Design:
Hiroko Fukumori
Larry Koteff (AEsir Holdings release)
Post-Production Manager: Shelly Thomas
Recording engineer: Jason Grundy
Sound Design: Brent Marshall
Subtitle Script: Dwayne Jones
Subtitle Timing: Dwayne Jones
Eric Chase as Kimball
Mike Vance as Buzz
Monica Rial as Michaelson

Heather LeMaster as Angel
Mike Kleinhenz as Takahashi
Mike McFarland as Myers

Charles Kennedy as Sorime
David Born as Boomer Factory Manager
Gene Tognacci as Detective (ep 2)
James Faulkner as Puppet Master
Jay Hickman as Police Dispatch A (ep 1)
John Gremillion as Helicopter Pilot A (ep 1)
John Swasey as Older Worker
John Tyson as Kojima
Jovan Jackson as Bellhop A (ep 2)
Kevin Charles as HQ Dispatch (ep 1)
Lew Temple as Caine
Mark X Laskowski as
Bellhop B (ep 2)
Boomer Pimp
Matt Culpepper as Reporter (ep 3)
Nancy Novotny as Boomer Sex Slave
Rob Mungle as Corbin
Sasha Paysinger as Little Girl
Shawn Taylor as Boomer Prostitute
Tiffany Grant as Buzz’s Wife
Victor Carsrud as Police Dispatch B (ep 1)

English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network
ADV Films (UK)
Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Section23 Films (2012)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
DVD Authoring & Encoding: M.O.F.C.
Internet Streaming:
HIDIVE (Subtitled)
The Anime Network
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired)
AEsir Holdings (2012)
Urban Vision (Expired or lost)
Post Production: Monkey Boy Studios
Recording Studio: Industrial Smoke & Mirrors
French staff
French cast
Emmanuel Gradi as Basil "Buzz" Nikvest
Frederic Popovic as Rob Kimball

Frédéric Souterelle as Kôji Takahashi
Gwen Lebret as
Isabelle Volpe as
Elza ”Angel” Lynch
Jacques Albaret as

French companies
ADR Production: Les studios de Saint Maur
Broadcaster: NRJ12
Distributor: KAZÉ
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Distributor: Videomax (Mexico)
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Alessandra Karpoff as Michaelson
Claudio Ridolfo as Myers
Federico Danti as Sorime
Giulia Franzoso as Angel
Marcello Cortese as Takahashi
Patrizio Prata as Bazz
Italian companies
German staff
German cast
Caroline Combrinck as Reiko Michealson
Manfred Trilling as Kimball
Walter von Hauff as Basil "Buzz" Nikwest

Christoph Jablonka as Takahashi
Kai Taschner as Myers
Kathi Gaube as Elza "Angel" Lynch

Marcus Off as Sorime
Tolilah Jolas as Cheeko
Ulf Söhmisch as Kojima
German companies
Annouced: ACOG
Distributor: OVA Films
Dubbing: Circle of Arts
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
Distributor: Manga DVD
Dutch cast
Russian staff
Russian companies
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast

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