Shiritsutantei: Toki Shouzou Trouble Note - Hard & Loose

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Synonyms: Shiritsu Tantei Toki Shozo no Trouble Note - Hard & Loose, Hard & Loose, Hard and Loose
Japanese: 私立探偵・土岐正造トラブル・ノート ハード&ルーズ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 7, 1992
Producers: Nippon Animation
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Artland
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery
Duration: 45 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


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Ranked: #110542
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Popularity: #13931
Members: 659
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Based on the manga by Tsuchiya Garon (aka Marley Carib), art by Kawaguchi Kaiji, serialised in Action in the 80s.


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Ishiguro, Noboru
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Hayase, Hiroyuki
Sound Director
Kawaguchi, Kaiji
Original Character Design
Caribu, Marley
Original Creator


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"Toki Shouzou no Blues (土岐正造のブルース)" by Watanabe Masaru

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