Angel Cop (1989-1994)

Japan, 1989-1994
6 part OAV series, 30m per episode
colour
Japanese

A Japanese animated science fiction OAV series directed by Ichirô Sakano.

Premise

In the near future, a communist terrorist group in Japan known as Red May are countered by the Secret Security Force. New recruit Angel is sent on her first mission but most of her targets are already dead – but who is killing the terrorists and why?

Credits

Crew
Director: Ichirô Sakano
Soeishinsha
Producer: Yasushi Nomura
Script: Noboru Aikawa, Ichirô Sakano
Story: Ichiro Itano
Animator: Hiruyuki Ochi
Character Designer: Nobuteru Yuuki
Music: Hiroshi Ogasawara
Art Director: Hiroshi Sazaki

Voices
Mika Doi (Angel Yomakawa)
Masashi Ebara (Raiden Sekada)
Kenji Utsumi (Taki)
Tesshô Genda (Hacker)
Kouichi Kitamura (Ichihara)
Osamu Saka (Maisaka)
Rei Sakuma (Peace)
Nozomu Sasaki (Asuro)
Toshihiko Seki (Tachihara)
Mikio Terashima (Kuwata)

Episodes

Special Security Force
The Disfigured Figure
The Death Warrant
Pain
Wrath of the Empire
Doomsday

References

Periodicals
Anime UK Newsletter no.7 p.6 – note
Anime UK no.3 p.4 – note

Books
Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.19 – credits