Mad★Bull 34

Mad Bull 34

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Japanese: マッド★ブル34
English: Mad Bull 34
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 1990 to Aug 21, 1992
Producers: Pony Canyon
Studios: Magic Bus
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Themes: DetectiveDetective, GoreGore
Duration: 47 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.301 (scored by 41114,111 users)
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Ranked: #74072
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Popularity: #5776
Members: 11,059
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Daizaburo Edi-Ban, a Japanese-American, joins New York City's toughest precinct, the 34th. On his first day he is partnered up with John Estes, called Sleepy by his friends and Mad Bull by his enemies, a cop who stops crime with his own violent brand of justice. Mad Bull makes no qualms about executing common thieves with shotgun blasts if they even pose a minor threat to him or anyone around them. Mad Bull also often steals from prostitutes and does incredible amounts of property damage while fighting crime. Mad Bull's unpoliceman-like behavior often puts him in hot water with his partner Daizaburo and the 34th precinct. However, despite how reckless or illegal these acts are, a good cause is always revealed (For example, Sleepy uses the money he steals from the prostitutes to fund a venereal disease clinic and a home for battered and raped women). Perrine Valley, a police lieutenant, joins Daizaburo and Sleepy later on to help them tackle more difficult cases involving the mafia and drug-running.

Mad Bull 34 is inspired by the high-action buddy cop films of the '70s and '80s.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Dezaki, Tetsu
Ueda, Yoshihiro
Episode Director
Wolskel, John
Koike, Kazuo
Original Creator


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Ending Theme

1: "Time to Get Busy" by James Brown (eps 1)
2: "We Can Make It" by Maizurah (eps 2)
3: "Living in the City" by Maizurah (eps 3)
4: "Believe in Love Again" by Maizurah (eps 4)

Jan 16, 2009
I was so happy I was able to find this on dvd ( if you can't, let me know and I'll help). This is funny, with good action and interesting stories. Each episode is about 45 minutes. Violence is great and explicit. Profanity flies like there's no tomorrow and it fits this anime. Animation is typical of early 90's. Some nudity that also has it's explicit moments. Pretty good cop anime that is not afraid to be over the top wether it's violence or comedy. Very enjoyable and rewatchability is high. If you like cyberpunk, I would recommend you check this out. I don't think ...
Dec 26, 2022
I knew I had to review at least one anime over the holiday season. Maybe I could review Tokyo Godfathers, the best Christmas movie ever made? Nah. Maybe I could review Akiba Maid War…but it’s just so hard to talk about that show without spoiling the fun. So, I decided to do something completely different and just re-review my favorite “So bad it’s awesome” anime of all time. I wrote a quick, shitty review back in 2014 or 2015 but I did NOT do this series justice. Now it’s time that I fully commit to spreading the gospel of the Mad Bull!

It's difficult to talk ...
Nov 27, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Time to dust off the VCR and take a trip back to 1990, 'cause today I'm talking about that glorious ultraviolent cheese called Mad Bull 34! Break out the Nike Cortez, Power Shoulders, and the grunge flannel- frost your tips, mute Will Smith and eject your Lion King VHS... we've got some 90s to cover.

For the uninitiated: Mad Bull 34 was made by a company called Magic Bus... who've done *checks* literally nothing else of note. They even made some hentai once, it looks like. Amazingly, this studio has been around since the early 80s, and somehow has generated enough revenue off their titles ...

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