Ranked #5928

A.D. Police (TV)

Alternative Titles

English: A.D. Police: To Protect and Serve
Synonyms: A.D. Police, AD Police, Advanced Police
Japanese: アドバンスドポリス


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 1999 to Jun 30, 1999
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: AIC
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.191 (scored by 1,955 users)
Ranked: #59282
Popularity: #3532
Members: 4,837
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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 dilemna: 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.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kleif, Hans
Kleif, Hans
Yamazaki, Takumi
Yamazaki, Takumi
Sasaki, Kenji
Sasaki, Kenji
Chiba, Susumu
Chiba, Susumu
Miyano, Kyouko
Miyano, Kyouko
Kawasumi, Ayako
Kawasumi, Ayako
Wilson, Nancy
Wilson, Nancy
Nozawa, Yukari
Nozawa, Yukari


Ueda, Hidehito
Ueda, Hidehito
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Sato, Hidekazu
Sato, Hidekazu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fujimoto, Jirou
Fujimoto, Jirou
Episode Director
Nemoto, Toshizou
Nemoto, Toshizou

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Opening Theme

"Imaginary Girl" by Infix

Ending Theme

"Toki no Naka de" by Masha

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Nov 9, 2009
AD Police is the kind of show that would really benefit from being condensed into a movie or an OVA. If you stripped out about half of the dragged out scenes and needless exposition you'd have an accidentally entertaining piece. There is no denying that AD Police is bad, the only question with these kinds of shows is "can you squeeze any kind of amusement out of it?" Or as the show itself likes to phrase it, "Just how bad can things get?" Indeed, an astute observation on the part of the creators of this show. That is the question you will find yourself asking read more
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Aug 18, 2012
i really really did not like this anime at all ,every episode is about the same thing.
is as if the creator did not had enough ideas and he just kept writing the same thing over and over ,the story ends the same way it started ~_~ i was hopping something better but no it ended the same way it started
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Jun 17, 2012
After tokyo was destroyed by an earthquake the city was rebuild into genom city useing cyborgs called voomers.Over time these voomers began to malfunction and take on the name boomers, a special task force called the AD police was established to handle all boomer related incidents.

After Kenji Sasaki losses yet another partner he is then paired with an ex-german officer named Hans Kleif,the two of them dont get along as they are so completely different;kenji is the loner who sticks to himself while hans is the extrovert who speaks his mind.Their relationship gets even more complicated as Hans who lost his memory in read more
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