Sukeban Deka

Delinquent Detective

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: スケバン刑事
English: Delinquent Detective
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 21, 1991 to Jul 21, 1991
Producers: Hakusensha, Big Bang
Licensors: ADV Films
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama
Themes: DelinquentsDelinquents, DetectiveDetective, SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 47 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.411 (scored by 22822,282 users)
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Ranked: #73842
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Popularity: #7272
Members: 7,196
Favorites: 14


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Having spent time at a juvenile corrections facility, teenage delinquent Saki Asamiya is given a chance to redeem herself and delay her mother's possible death sentence by working as an undercover cop. Armed with nothing but a special yo-yo, Saki's assignment is to return to her high school and investigate on the corruption and mysterious deaths among the students. But in order to find the answers to the condition of her school, she must confront the wealthy and powerful Mizuchi sisters, who moved in and have taken control after her previous expulsion.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hirose, Kazuyoshi
Nanba, Hitoshi
Director, Animation Director
Yamada, Etsuji
Sound Director
Okiura, Hiroyuki
Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"Kizuna (絆)" by Yoshinori Shabana (謝花義哲)


May 21, 2018
Sukeban Deka is perhaps mostly known nowadays in the west as one of the biggest influences to the show Kill la Kill. In particular the live action tv show and movies were quite popular and Kill la Kill even directly copied the ED of that show. The OVA, though lesser known, is nothing to sniff at either, even if it has it’s problems.

Sukeban Deka started out as a manga in 1975 and would have been considered a classic by the time this OVA came out. It was inspired by the rise of Sukeban, gangs of violent highschool girls that tried to defy gender expectations and ...
Nov 18, 2018
Mixed Feelings
First off, I watched this, and all of the other OVAs on my watched list as part of a project where I'm watching every subtitled OVA I can get my hands on. I watch each of them mostly blind, so this following review, which is my first attempt at one, is not coming from a mindset of being a fan of the manga, artist, or tv show, as many of these reviews seem to be.
Personally, I thought the story was ok for the first half of the anime. There was a certain point though where it all went down hill for me, with a plot ...
Apr 6, 2015
Organized crime has risen and a group of students are killed in a bus crash which is said to be an accident. The police trace the source to Takanoha High School. The people under suspicion are three ruthless sisters named the Mizuchi Sisters. These girls rule the high school and they're lead by their wealthy father Gozo Mizuchi. Lacking the evidence to put them behind bars due to Gozo's financial influence. The police black mail Saki Asamiya to infiltrate the high school, with the mission being to provide evidence to bring them down. Saki was a student at the school who ruled with an iron ...

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