Dirty Pair

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English: Dirty Pair
Japanese: ダーティペア


Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 15, 1985 to Dec 26, 1985
Premiered: Summer 1985
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Studio Nue
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Light novel
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, PolicePolice, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.181 (scored by 47414,741 users)
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Ranked: #29242
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3620
Members: 23,441
Favorites: 158

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If you're in a big trouble, call the World Welfare Work Association or WWWA. They will send out a team of highly trained capable agents called Trouble Consultants who can solve your problems. But if the team they send you is the Dirty Pair, there will be a lot of collateral damage aside from solving your problems.

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The series won the 1985 Animage's Anime Grand Prix Award.

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Sound Director
Kase, Mitsuko
Episode Director, Storyboard
Hamatsu, Mamoru
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

"Ru-Ru-Ru-Russian Roulette" by Nakahara Meiko

Ending Theme

"Space Fantasy" by Nakahara Meiko

May 6, 2007
Stormy_77 (All reviews)
I watched the Dirty Pair movie like, 10 years ago and that gave me a pretty good idea of what the TV series would be like.

The main characters, Kei and Yuri, are the Lovely Angels who work for the World Welfare Work Association or WWWA as "trouble consultants", i.e. hired mercenaries who fix issues for profit. As per the movie, they are also known by their popular name, the "Dirty Pair" because every mission they solve results in huge amounts of collateral damage.

The TV series was a little dissapointing in several respects. For one, it didn't bring out the total awesomeness of the Dirty read more
Sep 6, 2013
TheGameScouts (All reviews)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Published by: Nozomi/LuckyPenny
Running Time: Part One (325 min.) Part Two (325 min.)
Format: Japanese Audio (Dolby Digital Mono), English Subtitles
Release Dates: Part One (6/4/2013) Part Two (8/6/2013)
Media: DVD

It’s easy to be adamant about cherished childhood memories; particularly those revolving around beloved TV shows that shaped our imagination and oftentimes influenced our future career pursuits. I still remember feeling timelessly connected to the eighties He-Man cartoon which sparked my passion for illustration and animation. I also remember re-watching the first few episodes not too long ago, dumbfounded by just how poorly the show aged. It’s as if a piece of me was shredded to pieces…leaving read more
Nov 16, 2015
BowlingJD (All reviews)
Sunrise brought about, for arguably the first time, two interactive women characters that were both strong and sexy. What more is needed, except maybe an insane amount of action, humour, and things always running out of control.

Humanity has spread across the universe and where there is a crisis, a corporation called the World Welfare Works Association (3WA), in which our two main girls, Kei (red) and Yuri (blue) work for get called upon to solve the issue at hand. The 3WA then send “trouble consultants” like Kei and Yuri to solve various problems, and in grand fashion, the two called the “lovely angels” cause nothing read more
Apr 6, 2020
zensurfer68 (All reviews)
What a fun ride that was. Two 80s chicks work for a Government Agency and create havoc almost everywhere they go. But they get the job done. The artwork is probably good for its era, but not great compared to today. The sound was fine nothing overwhelming. There is no real storyline, most of the episodes are stand alone, except for a couple of 2 parters. What really stands out though are the two main characters, they are almost constantly arguing or insulting each other, frequently blackmail their boss for raises and bonuses, they also cause a lot of property damage most of the time, read more

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