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.
What I initially thought would be an Ender's Game porno turned out to be a ridiculous eighties action story with healthy doses of blood, cars, and pedophilia to appeal to every possible demographic. Riding Bean was the precursor to my last review, Gunsmith Cats, and even contains Rally Vincent as a secondary character. But unlike Gunsmith Cats, Riding Bean kind of sucks. In what I assume is Chicago, Bean is a... read more
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