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  • Breakdown: Bubblegum Crisis Series

    The Bubblegum Franchise


    Bubblegum Crisis was a well known cyberpunk anime in the 80s. With a lot of remakes and spinoffs, you can get lost trying to figure this series out. So here is a list of all things related to the original Bubblegum Crisis anime.

    Bubblegum Crisis

    A series created in 1987 and completed in 1991. It contained 8 episodes. The series and it’s predecessors were strongly influenced by Blade Runner.

    A.D. Police Files

    A prequel OVA tot eh series Bubblegum Crisis series. It was created in 1990 and is set five years prior and focuses on the A.D. Police.

    Bubblegum Crash

    Bubblegum Crash was a three episode OVA released in 1991. There has been a constant attempt to finish the final five episodes, but the attempts were fruitless. It is a sequel to the Bubblegum Crisis series.

    Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040

    This 26 episode series was a remake to the original 8 episodes. It ran from 1998 to 1999.

    A.D. Police: To Protect and Serve

    The anime is set in 2020 making it a prequel to A.D. Police Files. The anime was created in 1999 and lasted 12 episodes.

    Parasite Dolls

    The anime OVA is about a secret division of the A.D. Police, Branch. It is 3 episodes long and was created in 2003.

    Scramble Wars

    This is a massive crossover of the animes Bubblegum Crisis, A.D. Police, Gall Force, Riding Bean, and Genesis Survivor Gaiarth. It was released with Ten Little Gall Force.

    Live Actions:

    Holiday in Bali special

    Hurricane Live 2032

    Hurricane Live 2033

  • Character of the Week: Nene Romanova

    Nene Romanova

    Anime: Bubblegum Crisis 2030, Bubblegum Crash, Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040

    Nene Romanova
    Nene 2030, Crash
    Nene Romanova
    Nene Tokyo 2040

    Age: 18
    Skills: Computer Hacking
    Occupation: A.D. Police, Knight Saber
    Suit Accessories: Weak Laser Gun, Electronic Warfare System, and Electromagnetic Pulse Striker


    Nene Romanova
    Nene’s Suit 2030, Crash
    Nene Romanova
    Nene’s Suit Tokyo 2040

    Nene is one of the four Knight Sabers. While in the original series she plays a lesser role and in the newer a more active role, she remains the same in both series. She is a very bubbly person as well as naive. She has a sweet tooth along with other childlike features. She mainly stays behind the scenes while as a Knight Saber and uses her computer skills. It is rare when she has to go and fight. Her armor is pink and purple.