Dogs: Bullets & Carnage

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Synonyms: DOGS, Dogs: Bullets and Carnage, Dogs: Stray Dogs Howling in the Dark
Japanese: ドッグズ/バレッツ&カーネイジ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 4
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 19, 2009 to Jul 17, 2009
Producers: Atelier Musa, Shueisha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: David Production
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 15 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.311 (scored by 2847528,475 users)
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Ranked: #24482
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Popularity: #2525
Members: 59,501
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It is sometime in the future, where a certain European city extends far underground, even secret, dark levels that have the key to the past. Ex-assassin Mihai has returned and is living with Kiri, who now runs a restaurant. Sword-wielding Naoto, Haine (white hair), a mysterious product of genetic engineering and his sometime partner Badou (eyepatch).

(Source: ANN)


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Motoyama, Satoshi
Sound Director
Miwa, Shirow
Original Creator
Ikeda, Shigemi
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Yoshimura, Kiyoko
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Sep 4, 2009
This short, four-episode OAV corresponds to the DOGS prelude, Stray dogs howling in the dark (I have no idea why MAL has it labeled as BULLETS&CARNAGE, because that's not what this is), but while it captures the sequence of events well enough, it fails to communicate the oddly charming harshness and raw energy of the manga.

STORY - The story for the first volume of DOGS has always been a little loose and haphazard; each of the four sections focuses on a different character, and the lot of them are strung together almost forcibly as their individual stories don’t necessarily mesh meaningfully with the others around ...
Jul 26, 2011
Mixed Feelings
"Fuck up. Gentlemen"

First of all, let me point out I am a huge fan of the Dogs manga, originally I never intended to watch the OVA's because I had heard that they were a very disappointing adaptation of the manga. I decided to give them a watch because of the more recent chapters of Dogs: Bullets and Carnage that I had been reading and wondered how it would be if it was actually animated, so it was with some trepidation that I watched the OVA's.

Secondly, this is not an adaptation of Bullets and Carnage, so anyone coming here expecting to see that will just have ...
May 27, 2010
In my personal opinion, one of the best seinen anime ever.
Though a short one, each of the 4 OVAs presents each of the main characters fully enough. Stories twist with each other, so that even in the episode about Mihai we meet Badou, who in his personal episode calls Haine, and then, for a few second, Naoto appears before we can learn her story.
As for the plot. You spend just an hour (and it never goes to waste) to watch all OVAs, but yet it may seem to you that there is much, much more. Of course, the story continues in manga, and the ...

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