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Gunsmith Cats

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English: Gunsmith Cats
Japanese: ガンスミス キャッツ


Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 1, 1995 to Sep 1, 1996
Producers: VAP, TBS, Kodansha
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: OLM
Source: Manga
Duration: 29 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.271 (scored by 10,429 users)
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Ranked: #25982
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Popularity: #2690
Members: 22,067
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Rally Vincent knows her weapons well, while her partner Minne May Hopkins loves to play with explosives. The pair run a gun-shop illegally and one day Bill Collins of the ATF, blackmails Rally and Minnie May into working for the ATF. Little do they know, that they are getting involved in a mission larger than they could imagine.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Mori, Takeshi
Sonoda, Kenichi
Character Design, Original Creator
Matsumoto, Norio
Key Animation
Yoshida, Kenichi
Key Animation

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"Gunsmith Cats Theme" by Peter Erskine

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"Gunsmith Cats ending theme" by Peter Erskine

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Feb 4, 2009
Beatnik (All reviews)
Gunsmith Cats. The original Cowboy Bebop. Almost. There's a jazzy OP with simple 70's style split-screen graphics madness, bounty hunters, western sensibilities. The prototype for Shinichiro Watanabe's version which maxed out everything this franchise has. Unfortunately it doesn’t have Watanabe.

What it has is Rally Vincent and Minnie-May causing havoc in Chicago in their Mustang GT500 via their trusty guns and bombs.

Watching this OVA after reading the manga is preferable as if you dig the manga then watching it animated after 9 volumes of guncrazy magic, is nice. Another reason is that 9 volumes doesn’t translate into 3 episodes, read more
May 16, 2015
literaturenerd (All reviews)

Time to review a nostalgic classic! Be warned that this anime is VERY cheesy, but it is also quite fun! This is what you might call a "guilty pleasure" anime. Gunsmith Cats almost entirely revolves around 3 fetishes: guns, the 1967 Mustang GT, and tits. I have never seen an anime that seemed to try SO hard to pander to American rednecks. This is basically the anime Dukes of Hazzard! Too bad Rally's car isn't as cool as the General Lee. Firstly, the 69 Dodge Charger is cooler than the 67 Mustang. Secondly, Rally's car isn't painted an absolutely garish orange featuring the Confederate flag. read more
Sep 11, 2008
BigKwell (All reviews)
Girls and guns - a combination that can't go wrong! In the mean streets of Chicago, Illinois, Rally Vincent, a beautiful young woman with a mean aim, and "Minnie" May Hopkins, her streetwise explosives expert partner, do their best trying to keep the city clean by rounding-up bail jumpers.

This anime, a good vision of Kenich Sonoda's manga, is unique because of the production team's eye for detail, making many trips from Japan to get accurate locale scenes - even going as far a visiting the Illinois Police Academy and an actual gunshop, a rarety in gun-controled Japan.

The only sad thing about this read more
Jan 4, 2017
ktulu007 (All reviews)
It's January and time to begin girls with guns month. Gunsmith Cats was a manga written by Sonoda Kenichi that ran from '91 to '97. In '95, OLM, Inc. released a three episode OVA. Incidentally, OLM also worked on Steel Angel Kurumi 2, Berserk and the anime that never ends or changes, Pokemon. So, let's take a look at the OVA and see if it's worth the three episodes.


Rally Vincent & Minnie-May Hopkins are bounty hunters who also work as gunsmiths. After a mission, they're approached by agent too much hair oil of the ATF. He coerces them into working for him, read more


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