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Taiho Shichau zo

Alternative Titles

English: You're Under Arrest
Synonyms: Taiho Shichauzo
Japanese: 逮捕しちゃうぞ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 24, 1994 to Nov 25, 1995
Licensors: AnimEigo
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Manga
Duration: 30 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.501 (scored by 4,358 users)
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Ranked: #16672
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Popularity: #3589
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Running late on her first day as a patrol woman for the Bokuto Police Department, spunky moped rider Natsumi Tsujimoto decides to take several shortcuts, only to be chased down and cited by mechanical genius and expert police driver Miyuki Kobayakawa. Upon arrival at the precinct, Natsumi finds out that her new partner is the same woman who ticketed her earlier. At first, she doesn't trust Miyuki, but in a short period of time, they develop an unbreakable friendship that overcomes traffic accidents, reckless drivers and even the strongest typhoons to hit Tokyo.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Watanabe, Shigeru
Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Director, Storyboard
Tamagawa, Sakiko
Theme Song Performance
Hiramatsu, Akiko
Theme Song Performance

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"100mph no Yuuki (100mphの勇気)" by Sakiko Tamagawa, Akiko Hiramatsu

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"Arittake no Joonetsu de (ありったけの情熱で)" by Sakiko Tamagawa, Akiko Hiramatsu

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Sep 20, 2008
TCHaos (All reviews)
You're Under Arrest follows the happenings of a police station and in particular those officers of the Traffic division. Aired as an OVA, this later came to be the first 4 episodes of the TV series bearing the same name. However, this review will assess it's performance as a stand-alone.

As expected from an OVA the animation quality is superb; with great detail taken in facial expression and general movement fluidity. The backgrounds are also of high detail and do not have that colour tone difference otherwise common to most televised series. Fujishima Kousuke being an avid motorsports enthusiast, made sure that You're Under read more
Oct 8, 2015
bmoore07 (All reviews)
"This police station has been running a lot more like a soap opera," - Chief Kachou (Episode 3)

1994 was a pretty good year for anime titles. There was the Studio Ghibi film Pom Poko, a story centered around environmental issues. The Street Fighter movie, based on a wildly popular videogame series, briefly fumbled its way into the spotlight. 1994 also introduced the anime world to Marmalade Boy, a well-known school-oriented series. Finally, `94 was the year in which television networks came across a mini-series, a hidden gem if you will, titled You're Under Arrest (YUA). When people think of police shows, they conjure mental images read more
Sep 25, 2017
DanevsAnime (All reviews)
This anime absolutely blew me away. Coming into "You're Under Arrest" I just expected some standard buddy cop cliches, mixed in with some anime ones. And boy does it deliver that and so much more. There's car chases taking you through beautifully animated scenery, there's romance arcs that actually keep you interested even though they only have 4 episodes to work with, and there's even character development that's realistic but still draws you in.
As a huge fan of 70s and 80s cop shows, the cliches in this don't bother me one bit and are perfectly executed. There's a car chase at least every episode, there's read more
Aug 16, 2014
vigorousjammer (All reviews)
You're Under Arrest is a pretty fantastically made classic OVA that I really enjoyed. Let's go over what makes it so special.

First and foremost, I like to point out the art. There are some really great moments here & there that are just fantastically animated, and gorgeous to look at. If you're looking for some impressive Sakuga, you've come to the right place. There are a lot of slower moments where not as much happens, and those parts aren't quite as nicely animated, but the artists still keep things looking clean & consistent throughout. I think the character design is a bit typical, but it's read more


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