Bubblegum Crisis


Distributor: AnimEigo
[Bubblegum Crisis]
It is the year 2032 A.D. Like a Phoenix, the city of MegaTokyo is rising from the ashes of a devastating earthquake. In the twisted canyons of the megalopolis, the Knight Sabers, a small band of high tech mercenaries, fight a lonely battle against the evil GENOM Corporation and its sinister androids, the Boomers.
OAV Series: 8 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 69
Number of Review Sites: 8
Above Average

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"...Bubblegum Crisis really isn't the ultimate anime series, but it certainly distinguishes itself from the pack..."
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 3.5 (out of 5)

"The greatest tribute I can give this show is that it has aged so well. "
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - watchable

"...here I am again, scarfing up [Bubblegum Crisis]. And, once again, I'm loving it."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - A

"...not nearly as fantastic as the hype proclaims."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)

"... what else could you ask for? A plot? What're you, spoiled? "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Raphael See) - 4 stars (out of 5)

Ep. 1 - "Despite the shortcomings, it's still a very fine show, well deserving of its title as "a classic."" (Akio Nagatomi, Jane Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 2 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi, Jane Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 3 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi, Jane Nagatomi) - 2 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 4 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 5 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi) - 3 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 6 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi) - 2 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 7 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 8 - Read the review (Akio Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
The Anime Cafe

"While this series does have its share of mecha, explosions, and general mayhem, the characters also have a fair amount of depth to them."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 4 stars (out of 5)

"BUBBLEGUM CRISIS is not as good as it should be for such a humongously popular show, but areas of it are still high quality and bits of it are downright fantastic."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B