Riding Bean is a one episode OAV by the creator of Gunsmith Cats. Its lead charater is Bean Bandit, aka, 'The Roadbuster'. Bean operates as a contract driver; for good or for bad, if you have the money, he can do the job. This time though, he's been framed for kidnapping the daughter of a wealthy businessman. Good thing Bean is bulletproof.
I have a really good feeling that back in 1989 the creator of Riding Bean was at the opening of Planet Hollywood Japan.What were the financiers of the OVA thinking! AIC Productions has put out some of the best anime out there. Thankfully, it was the 80's so we'll have to chalk this up to practice.This over the top, action adventure could be the precursor for "The Expendables". It brings out every... read more
As a person outside of having to review the show, this show is pretty awesome for vintage anime and I truly injoyed it. As a reviewer… I have to nit pick. The problem with that is that the story is really very good and I believe it has the workings of becoming a whole series is the Manga-ka Kenichi Sonoda had not had a falling out with the studio. After the OVA was created, Kenichi created the manga and... read more