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A.D. Police: To Protect and Serve (1999)
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A.D. Police: To Protect and Serve (1999)
Original name: A.D. Police
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set a few years before Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040, A.D. Police chronicles the tales of Mega-Tokyo's special police division designed to control rogue Boomers in the city. A.D. Police Officer Kenji Sasaki faces a major dilemma: he loses another partner to a rabid boomer. A day after he's sent off-duty, he receives a new partner in the form of German cop Hans Kleif. Funny thing is that Kenji sucker-punched Hans at a bar the night before. Not only does Kenji face the everyday task of controlling Boomers, he has to learn to adjust with his new partner.
Style: mecha
Plot: police, machine, violence, team, surrealism, partner, nanotechnology

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Duration: 25 min.
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Duration: 23 min.
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