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Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
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Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 (1998)
Original name: バブルガムクライシス TOKYO 2040
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a Japanese anime series produced by Anime International Company and funded by ADV Films. A retelling of the 1987 original video animation Bubblegum Crisis, the series premiered on TV Tokyo on October 8, 1998 where it ran for 26 episodes until its conclusion on March 31, 1999. Toshiba EMI released the episodes on both VHS and Laserdisc across 13 volumes, each containing two episodes. The first volume was released on January 21, 1999; the final volume was released July 26, 2000. The series was later released on DVD, however the Japanese versions were simply the American DVD releases encoded to play for Region 2. Set in 2039-2040.
Style: exciting, bleak, serious, futuristic, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: adventure, androids and robots, heroes, battles, life is a bitch, a.i., computers and web, danger, vigilantism, society, chases and races, imaginary, forces of nature, chaos, escapades, future dystopia, rivalry, man versus machine, corporate crimes, down on your luck, technology gone awry, superhero, cyberpunk
Place: japan, tokyo

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Duration: 25 min.
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39%
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 3K
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