Dead Heat

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: デッドヒート


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 7, 1987
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, SportsSports
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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