Suna no Bara: Yuki no Mokushiroku

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Synonyms: Desert Rose, Desert Rose: Yuki no Mokushiroku
Japanese: 砂の薔薇[デザート・ローズ] 雪の黙示録


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 25, 1993
Producers: Toei Video, Hakusensha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Duration: 44 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 6.231 (scored by 794794 users)
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Ranked: #75142
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Popularity: #9076
Members: 2,431
Favorites: 3

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Mariko Rosebank leads a team of all-female anti-terrorist mercenaries, named C.A.T. This all-woman team is sent to guard a meeting of world leaders against a terrorist attack.

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Katou, Kazuo
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Shintani, Kaoru
Script, Screenplay, Original Creator
Kikuchi, Yasuhito
Key Animation


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"Born Under the Stars" by New Roze

Jun 16, 2019
Somali_Strawhat (All reviews)
TL;DR Give it a watch, its definately worth it.

Its a shame not that many people appreciate this show to give it a higher score, but more importantly, that many people haven't even heard of it to begin with considering how rare the more grounded subject matter it deals with is both more poignant in today's political climate, and absent in anime's obsesdion with action schlock geared towards the fantastical.

Because Desert Rose is action schlock, and honestly has no real greater message other than, terrorists are bad. But its execution is admirable and the creator clearly is well researched enough to immerse his audience read more
Jul 1, 2020
Tsubakiaka (All reviews)
I am going into this without reading the 15 volume source material, so I'm limited. I am also viewing this in a post 9/11 era so the idea of terrorism at airports is kind of a taboo thing and I was honestly surprised to see it.
Desert rose is another product of 90’s one-time OVA’s complimentary to their manga. A very simple plot and quick story, maybe a little too out there for 40 mins, but we get a swimsuit shot at the end so who cares right?
Following the story of C.A.T. , a small unit of women trained in anti-terrorism and led by read more


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