Battle Programmer Shirase

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: BPS
Japanese: バトルプログラマーシラセ


Type: TV
Episodes: 15
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2003 to Jan 4, 2004
Premiered: Fall 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: GANSIS
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: AIC
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, EcchiEcchi, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 12 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.931 (scored by 1442214,422 users)
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Ranked: #39752
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Popularity: #3128
Members: 31,217
Favorites: 99

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Battle Programmer Shirase, also known as BPS, is a free programmer with super hacking abilities who doesn't work for money. What he does work for is certainly something that only people like him would appreciate. But, his demeanor certainly doesn't suit the jobs he is hired for. With the evil King of America causing trouble via the internet, Shirase is nothing but busy as each new adventure brings even more interesting people into the picture.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hayashi, Hiroki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Original Creator
Kameyama, Toshiki
Sound Director


Opening Theme

"suddenly" by Naomi Amagata

Ending Theme

"Pure Enough" by Yuki Matsuura

Sep 12, 2007
edythemighty (All reviews)
Story: Unfortunately, the story was cut off after 15 episodes, and although the 15 episodes do tend to stick out on their own, the story quickly falls into a routine of Shirase being in his house, through some accident ends up in an uncomfortable position, and his next employer(always an Akizuki) walks in and sees him like this. The story quickly progresses through the various cybercrime cases Shirase takes, this routine repeating itself across each one.

Art: Standard anime artwork, nothing new or innovative

Sound: The voice actors for this anime are spot-on. No men with girly voices, rather, they all have the voices corresponding to their read more
Feb 27, 2010
SourcererZ (All reviews)
This series are entertaining, the most interesting part is making a story about a programmer and his works in a fun way.
The story is a little of suspense, a little of romance, a few of fanservice and a lot of comedy, the fun part is how he manipulates the computers be by PC or cell phone by its programming to help the people hiring him in turn but instead of asking for money for his services he asks for very rare gadgets or nerd items.

Not the best anime I've seen but more entertaining than most anime that had come out in last years mostly because read more
Dec 23, 2010
vimlscd (All reviews)
First, saying this anime has 15 episodes isn't really correct. Even though there were 15 airings, it took 3 or 4 airings to complete an episode. So there are really only 4-5 episodes. So don't expect a fully developed plot line. In fact, the anime ends when you feel like it should begin.

With that said, it is extremely funny. The main character is hilariously apathetic to everything except antique computer parts and his hormones.

The situations he is put in are equally entertaining, and his superhuman feats of programming to solve them make the concept have a tremendous amount of potential which battle programmer Shirase read more
Nov 30, 2019
DeadBernie (All reviews)
This anime is about a god tier hacker who is famous as BPS(battle programmer shirase).He lives alone in his apartment and is daily visited by her grand niece Misao who is more like a little sister to him.
BPS is hired by different agencies to for cyber security and the way BPS creatively makes use of his hacking abilities to achieve his goals is really entertaining.
also the relationship between him and Misao provides cute and charming moments.
It was aired in 2003 so the artstyle looks old but it doesn't make the experience bad but instead it gives it a certain kind of charm.
Overall a fun watch.
7/10 read more

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