Ryoutsu, being an underpaid policeman, is always coming up with underhanded schemes in order to make a quick buck. But in the end, his plans (which are ridiculous to begin with) always go wrong and land him in big trouble with the chief.
#01: "Smile (スマイル)" by Hoff Dylan (eps 1-12) #02: "Ii koto aru sa (いいことあるさ)" by The Collectors (eps 13-38) #03: "Lady no Yume wa Mangekyō (淑女（レディー）の夢は万華鏡)" by Megumi Okina (eps 39-72) #04: "Bue no Biabia (ブウェーのビヤビヤ)" by George Tokoro (eps 73-124) #05: "Kyun" by Kanae (eps 125-145) #06: "Kimi to Boku (君と僕)" by The LOVE (eps 146-153) #07: "Kimochi Dayo (気持ちだよ)" by Takurō Yoshida (eps 154-163) #08: "Mainichi, No Problem (毎日、ノープロブレム)" by Rieko Miura & Kanako Mitsuhashi (eps 164-176,178-208) #09: "Robo Keijibanchō no Uta (ロボ刑事番長の歌)" by Lasar Ishii (ep 177) #10: "Oideyo Kameari (おいでよ亀有)" by Lasar Ishii & Kochikame Win-gashōdan (eps 209-247,282-293,335-353,367)
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So this anime used to air here in Portugal with spanish dubs and since there's only one review about it i thought i'd hop in and give my impressions on it too.
Story revolves around Ryotsu and his shenanigans as a police officer along with his colleagues in order to make easy money or get out of crazy situations he got himself to.
The episodes are mostly standalone, you can start anywhere you want, although i recommend you watch the first batch of episodes (10 -12) so you can get used to the characters.
I mean it's not something amazing but it fits the show nicely
for what it tries to portrait.
It didn't make much of an impact to me, but the OP and the ED were quite nice, although they aired them on Spanish.
Personally i don't care much about the characters. Most of the police officers are pretty generic (rich boy, police chief that always gets mad, etc...) but i absolutely adore Ryotsu and the way he plans his schemes or escapes, and pretty much the reason why most would watch this show I'd say.
It's not bad.The way Ryotsu handles most of his situations are what makes this show worth of watching , what i believe would boost this show's popularity is an improvement on the characters's personality to make them less generic. The art and sound fit the show the way they are supposed to so i don't think they need an improvement and sadly the fact that it's mostly standalone stories there's barely any space for some sort of plot progression in the show. The show is indeed catered at a younger demographic but i'd still recommend it if you like animes like sergeant keroro.
I am currently watching this show on a portuguese channel with spanish dub and for a while i've been thinking about reviewing this,since in my opinion this show should have more fame.
At first i wasn't interested in it since most reviews state it as a "funny" show about a troublesome policeman,well,the show is about this but it has more to it. After watching more and more episodes i discovered that this is more of a slice of life show than a comedy one.
Ryoutsu (the main character) has a very interesting background story which is telled while the story progresses,he is a kinhearted person that doesn't
think twice before helping someone. In many episode he meets characters with problems which he helps resolve.
A thing i enjoyed on the spanish dub was the OP and ED,but i haven't heard the original one though,since there isn't much about this show on the internet.
Story is 8/10
As seen by my review,i enjoyed the story,i gave it a 8/10 because the stories are really deep and sometimes sad,but still they manage to add a slice of comedy into it,turning the show into a very enjoyable thing to watch.
As for the characters,i'd say it's a 9/10
Even though there isn't much to say about most of the characters,i really enjoy the ones they add while the show advances.
The hole anime is pure comedy. Well, its a kind of a different comedy you're used...but if you're into a guy getting late to go to work, and destroys everything and everyone, in his path, just to be there in 2 minutes...im sure you will like it haha That just sums up the first 5 minutes of the first episode.
Each episode is a different story . Altough some episodes may have a continuation in 2 and Rarely 3 episodes.
The main character is just the BOMB. He litteraly doesn't give up. But is doesn't matter if it's the most supid random challenge in the world. If
it contains money, collectible cards, or delicious food, he's there, and he will destroy half the city, just to get those.
You have ohter characters, like his boss (which is really bossy and scary :S ), then there's his rich friend, very polite and serious, the hot girl anti-perverts, and the nerd -shit pants- friend haha
The anime suffers a evolution in the design from the middle until the end, which is nice. More colorful and modern.
Its really hard to find this anime in dvd,
The manga its not that hard to find... but its only in japanese.
I got nothing to say,because it's a great anime,and also the best slice of life that i've ever seen in my entire f*ckin life,this is a really good anime comedy and one of my favourite series of my childhood,that i've seen by 2007-2008,and still being good in my opinion since that years. If you like the comedy with slice of life,then this is your anime my dear friend/reader. :)
In general it's like a version japanese-animated,to the Police Academy movie series,but in Japanese style. The best character and one of my favourites is Ryo,i think that he's one the most troll/joker character in all the series,and
one of the best main protagonists of the anime/manga,that truly make me laugh out loud,in my opinion also have good situations,of every emotions that conmoves and also i think that is really brillaint this series in to be different with every chapter,for
not being so repetitive in her story,but a bit too long for my personal opinion,but not for that means,that this anime can be boring or too dense.