(Virus Buster Serge)
Distributor: Manga Entertainment
Neo Hong Kong, 2097: The world has changed. Advances in genetic engineering and cybernetics have created an environment full of artificially enhanced humans and intelligent super-computers that operate using biological software. But the same technology that has allowed man & machine to merge has made both susceptible to a new kind of threat - digital viruses capable of controlling their hosts.
TV Series: 13 episodes
Average Ratings: 15
Number of Review Sites: 6
Number of Review Links: 10
Vol. 1-2 - "...definitely worth a look, a solid investment for Obari fans and a worthy rental for the rest of us."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 3 stars (out of 5)
"Don’t waste your time with this one."
Anime News Network (Jonathan Mays) - D-
Vol. 1 - "...it took two attempts to make it past the second episode." (Chris Beveridge) - C
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Andrew Tei) - C+
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Andrew Tei) - C+
Anime on DVD
"...comes across as a low budget [Bubblegum Crisis] wannabe, with none of the charm or engaging ideas."
DVD Talk (John Sinnott) - 1 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "Virus is so routine, you may find it feels longer than it actually is." (Mike Pinsky) - 70 (out of 100)
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Mike Pinsky) - 40 (out of 100)
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Rob Lineberger) - 39 (out of 100)
Vol. 1 - "Since Virus clearly isn't about character development and has yet to prove that it's about story development, there's not much left except the battle sequences, and even those aren't very impressive."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - C-