Parasite Dolls at BAAF

posted on by Christopher Macdonald
Bubblegum Crisis spin-off to premiere at Big Apple Anime Festival

The Big Apple Anime Festival has announced that Parasite Dolls, the Bubblegum Crisis / AD Police spin-off will have it's East Coast Premiere at BAAF 2003. Parasite Dolls' North American Premiere was at the Los Angeles Anime Festival on May 4th.

Excerpts from Press Release:

The Big Apple Anime Fest (BAAF) proudly announces that Parasite Dolls, from IMAGICAentertainment, will have its special East Coast Premiere at the Big Apple Anime Fest 2003, taking place this Labor Day Weekend in Times Square, New York City (August 29 to 31, 2003).

Directed by Mr. Kazuto Nakazawa and Mr. Naoyuki Yoshinaga, Parasite Dolls is a trilogy set in Tokyo, A.D. 2034, where "artifactual ‘sub-humans’" or "Boomers", are developed, manufactured and designated to fulfill specific purposes, and to live symbiotically with humans. But there are many people with evil intentions, who desire to use them for criminal ends, such as terrorism crime and prostitution. To maintain control over such misused Boomers, a high mobility, anti-terrorism team-- the AD Police-- organize a special unit called "Branch". Each episode involves Branch, featuring the many adventures this alternative unit of AD Police, which tries to bring human desires reconcile relief sexually and psychologically through Boomers.

Mr. Fukui, Senior Managing Director at IMAGICAentertainment, commented, "We are very excited to show Parasite Dolls to fans in the U.S. This movie illustrates the dark side of society in the not-too-distant future, where human beings and artificial human live together; I would like especially grownups to watch it. If you think animation is only for children, please experience this multi-complex story, which leads you unexpected world of anime. We hope that many people will find it eloquent after seeing the movie."

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