Bubblegum Crisis

OVA (8 eps)
1987 - 1991
3.514 out of 5 from 3,360 votes
Rank #3,090

The year is 2032. Tokyo has been destroyed by a great earthquake and a new city, MegaTokyo, has risen from the ashes. Humans now live side-by-side with androids known as Boomers who perform many of the menial and laborious tasks that humans despise, but these artificial servants come with a price: they have a tendency to go haywire and attack those they were built to serve. The A.D. Police force was created to try and stop this menace, but its weapons can do little more than annoy the Boomers. Hope lies with the Knight Sabers, four young women with high-tech, armored suits and enough firepower to stop an army - but will it be enough to stop MegaTokyo's greatest threat?

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VivisQueen Jan 27, 2011
Score 6/10

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Moshnot Apr 25, 2011
Score 8/10

Let me start by saying this; Bubblegum Crisis is so 80's it would make Jon Bon Jovi cringe. The animation, the Blade Runner style setting, the blatant fan service (in the first two episodes), the music... EVERYTHING about this screams 80's.
And I think that's what makes it so badass. The story takes a while to really get going, but is basically about a group of four girls who don powered armour and fight... read more

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