A.D. Police Files: Maboroshi no Onna (1990)

Japan, 1990
35mm film, colour
Series: A.D. Police Files (1990)

A Japanese animated science fiction OVA (original video animation) episode directed by Takamasa Ikegami.

Plot Summary

The AD Police are called in when a rogue boomer goes on the rampage. Some of the AD squad are killed during the operation and investigations lead to a hacker who suggests that the boomer was a sex robot built illegally from recycled components.


Director: Takamasa Ikegami
Bandai, AIC, Artmic, Youmex
Executive Producers: Tadatsugu Hayakawa, Junji Fujita, Toshimichi Suzuki
English Language Version Executive Producer: Laurence Guiness
Producers: Tutomu Sugita, Satoshi Koizumi, Shuji Uchiyama, Takanori Taegaki
Planning Producers: Toshimichi Suzuki, Shin Unozawa
Production Producers: Shuji Uchiyama, Takanori Yaegaki
Script: Noboro Aikawa
Story Concept: Tonny Takezaki
Original Work: Toshimichi Suzuki
Original Plan/Characters: Tony Takezaki (from AD Police 25:00)
English Language Version Adaptation: George Roubicek
Character Designer/Animation Director: Fujio Oda
Art: Yasuhiko Oyama, Michiyo Suzuki, Hitoshi Haga, Masaru Takeuchi
Director of Photography: Akihiko Takahashi
Editors: Jay Film, Terumichi Okuda
Audio Director: Fusanobu Fujiyama
Production Designer: Ley Yumeno
English Language Version Casting Director: Jill Wilmot

Adam Henderson (Leon)
Shelley Thompson (Nena)

Alternative Titles

Phantom Lady
Voomer Madness


Anime UK no.3 p.4 – note
The Orient Express no.1 p.7 – review (by Kevin Lyons)
Oriental Cinema no.11 pp.29-30 – review

Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.1 – credits