Ranked #4331

Parasite Dolls

Alternative Titles

Japanese: パラサイトドールズ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 22, 2003 to Jul 24, 2003
Source: Unknown
Genres: Sci-Fi, Shounen
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 6.691 (scored by 2,174 users)
Ranked: #43312
Popularity: #3346
Members: 4,985
Favorites: 6
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Apr 11, 2014
The story in Parasite Dolls is tepidly interesting, but it's also very derivative. It borrows many aspects from other cyberpunk films, such as Blade Runner and Ghost in the Shell. This would be fine, but it also doesn't do any of the things it borrows quite as well as the originals did. What we're left with is a disjointed story that seems more like an excuse for some forced drama and action instead of a coherent and interesting tale.

The characters do manage to be somewhat interesting, and are introduced rather well in the first episode, giving the viewer a good sense of their personality, and read more
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Mar 31, 2015
Parasite Dolls is set in the universe of the anime series Bubblegum Crisis(BGC), which is a futuristic world that involves battles between man and machine. The OVA also happens to join the ranks of the previous spin offs of the series: A.D. Police: Serve and Protect, and A.D. Police: Files 1-3. I'll start by pointing out as mediocre as it is, this is definitely the best of the BGC spin offs, because to me both incarnations of the A.D. Police were very close to utter trash and this is coming from a fan of the franchise. Parasite Dolls has quite a bit going for it, read more
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Jan 16, 2009
This is more of a 7.5 or a weak 8. Good cyberpunk anime. If you like Akira, A.D Police Files, Battle Angel, Ghost in the Shell or those type anime, you won't be disappointed. Animation is good and it starts slow, but picks up good. Decent violence and gore. Fits in well with anime from the 90's and has high rewatchability due to only having 3 episodes. Cheap to buy online and I recommend it if you like other animes I compared it too.
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