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Sushi Police


Alternative Titles

Japanese: SUSHI POLICE(スシポリス)

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 2016 to Mar 31, 2016
Premiered: Winter 2016
Broadcast: Thursdays at 01:00 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: KOO-KI
Source: Original
Genres: Comedy, Police
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 4.761 (scored by 2,822 users)
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Ranked: #83522
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Popularity: #3264
Members: 9,710
Favorites: 17
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Synopsis

Honda, Kawasaki, and Suzuki all comprise the elite ninth unit of the Sushi Police—a task force with the sole objective of sniffing out restaurants serving illicit or non-traditional sushi and eradicating them, no matter how insignificant their offense may be. The Sushi Police travel freely around the world in pursuit of these vile criminals day or night, with their strong sense of justice and the World Food-Culture Conservation Organization backing them. No offenders of Japan's traditional cuisine can escape their wrath!

During one of their purification missions, the Sushi Police encounter Sara—a hot, young, television reporter out to expose them and the World Food-Culture Conservation Organization for corruption. They interrogate her, but her wiles, skills, and charms allow her to easily escape from their grasp, setting off a chain of events that will lead to the true purpose of the Sushi Police being revealed.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Sushi Police is named after the term coined by the Washington Post for the officials that inspect overseas Japanese restaurants to make sure that they are serving "real" Japanese food.

Characters & Voice Actors

Sara
Supporting
Kikuchi, Yumi
Japanese
Fuji, Madame
Supporting
Carlos
Supporting

Staff

Momen, Tatsushi
Director
Perfume
Theme Song Performance
Nakata, Yasutaka
Theme Song Composition


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"I Don't Understand You" by OK Go x Perfume




More reviewsReviews

Mar 31, 2016
ZephSilver (All reviews)
Sushi Police is a social commentary/satire that's based on the actions of the Japanese Minister of Agriculture, Toshikatsu Matsuoka, who, upon eating at a place he deemed unauthentic for serving sushi alongside Korean BBQ, proposed an idea that would see to it that a dispatch unit of undercover inspectors would go around secretly evaluating sushi to determined its authenticity. Those that pass this secret inspection would receive the approval to be listed as "authentic," as well as sponsorship on a Japanese government website. And like this ludicrous idea that received huge media backlash in 2006, this too was equally panned by the few anime viewers read more
Apr 3, 2016
literaturenerd (All reviews)
A show or movie based on a very simple premise or pitch is called a "high concept piece". This is a 13 episode anime entirely based on mocking a stupid quote by a nationalist Japanese politician. Sushi Police takes thin premise to a whole new level.

On the surface, this could be a clever, little satire that mocks the growing wave of Japanese nationalism and calls for rationality through comedy. However, this would have worked better as a 5 minute SNL sketch. At 13 episodes that are 3 minutes, this is 40 minutes of the same fucking joke done OVER and OVER until they pretty much read more
Sep 2, 2016
MudanTV (All reviews)
Sushi police, as many have stated, is a social commentary but we don't care about that, most of the reviewers here have also stated the facts. We want a good anime to watch, so is it good? Not really would be the short answer.

The characters are bland with no personalities. They are just stereotypes to go with the story and provide jokes here and there. As far as character development goes, it doesn't happen a lot but not saying that it is totally out of the anime. Since the episodes are only 3 minutes 30 seconds long, it is hard to cram personalities into read more
Mar 10, 2016
RogerSmith2004 (All reviews)
Preliminary
I feel the need to write this review since I believe many people are greatly misinformed when it comes to this series and don't understand what the purpose of the show is.

Sushi Police is a social commentary/satire of Japanese nationalism, based off true events. In 2006, Japan's Minister of Agriculture had ate at a Japanese restaurant in Colorado, and had noticed that sushi was served alongside Korean BBQ beef. He was outraged at this, claiming that the restaurant was inauthentic and didn't do Japanese culture justice. To prevent the growth of these type of establishments, he proposed an idea to the Japanese government: create an read more

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