Bad Boys

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: BAD BOYS


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 5
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 25, 1993 to Aug 9, 1998
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy
Theme: DelinquentsDelinquents
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 43 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.391 (scored by 618618 users)
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Ranked: #72832
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Popularity: #9756
Members: 3,107
Favorites: 6

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Synopsis

Tsukasa, Yoji, and Eiji are friends and members of the motorcycle gang called the Paradise Butterflies. Riding the streets of Hiroshima, their goal in life is to top all other gangs in their city.

(Source: ANN)

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Staff

Tanaka, Hiroshi
Original Character Design, Original Creator
Kajitani, Mitsuharu
Animation Director


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Opening Theme

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1: "SUGAR BABY'S GROWING" by REPLICA (eps 1)
2: "Boys Jump The Midnight" by THE STREET SLIDERS (eps 2)
3: "Doro Mamire no SPEED STAR (泥まみれのSPEED STAR)" by MAGIC (eps 3)
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Ending Theme

1: "Sekai wo Tomete (世界を止めて)" by THE COLLECTORS
2: "Spell Obesession Streaker" by The Silver Doggs
3: "Recoat the Night" by DYNAMITE MAKER
4: "TOP OF THE WORLD" by FEEL SO BAD
5: "Beat Back!" by Minae Oue (大植三奈江)




Reviews

Oct 18, 2021
Preliminary (3/5 eps)
As someone who loves the manga, I appreciate what they did with this adaption. The anime has great music, they didn’t change the art style from the manga, and the characters are still the beloved characters from the manga that I recognize and adore.

This is definitely a classic delinquent story and it’s a fun little series but it also tackles a lot of difficult topics like; r*pe, violence, and etc. Because it’s an older work, I’d say the topic of r*pe wasn’t handled very well so if that is a possible trigger, stay away from this.

Other than that, it’s very difficult to find ...
Aug 22, 2020
Preliminary (1/5 eps)
Just an awesome unknown gem of a series, not to the extent of an FLCL or some masterpiece in the rough, but a very important OVA that tackles a very rarely handled topic of Biker gangs in anime.

The 1st episode is an awesome tale about how a boy from a rich family follows his interests to become a biker after being inspired by the Hiroshima Knights, but he soon discovers that the biker life isn't what he hoped it would be.

The episodes that follow are just as awesome as they take the story in new directions.

Really if you're a fan of Sons ...

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Are episodes 4 - 5 subbed?
EverRealm - Mar 15, 2023
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