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Burn Up W
Burn Up W
Actors: Yuka Imai, Amanda Winn Lee, Maya Okamoto, Renee Foresman, Sakura Tange
Director: Hiroshi Negishi
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense, Anime & Manga, Animation
UR     2001     2hr 0min

Too silly to work as a police series, but too violent to play as a comedy, this over-the-top series vacillates between extremes but never achieves a satisfactory resolution. The Warrior Strike Team represents the elite of ...  more »


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Actors: Yuka Imai, Amanda Winn Lee, Maya Okamoto, Renee Foresman, Sakura Tange
Director: Hiroshi Negishi
Creators: David Grundy, Matt Greenfield, Katsuhiko Kochiba, Sumio Uetake
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense, Anime & Manga, Animation
Sub-Genres: Animation, Mystery & Suspense, Anime & Manga, Animation
Studio: Adv Films
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Animated
DVD Release Date: 02/20/2001
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 2hr 0min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, Japanese, Spanish
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Big Guns and Big Women!
Phil Humphrey | 08/22/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In some peoples eyes Burn Up W is what a good anime should be, a loud, fast paced adventure with lots of large guns, and very well endowed characters. But overall Burn up W is just good fun. It's a feature that doesn't take itself too seriously, and so can be watched over and over, without becoming boring. It's the Japanese equivalent of a high school movie, full of humour, light on plot. But who cares, it's still pretty good in all respects. The DVD picture and sound are excellent as is the quality and menu system of the package in general. If you're a Tenchi or Bebop fan, and you don't take yourself too seriously, you'll enjoy this title. Hopefully there will be further DVD episode releases, as the series in its entirety could be real good. Give it a try!"
"There's a shooting spree in accounting" | Pinner, Middlesex United Kingdom | 09/07/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"ahhh, the tongue in cheek anime genre, gotta love it aint cha, they manage to spoof everything including themselves. The two main girls, rio and maya, are overly endowned, as most pf the female characters are, but purely for humorous intent, and humerous it is. techinically, the animation is some of the best you're likely to see from an anime series, the detail is great, althogugh it does lack in some areas like minor characters and backgrounds. The music, is just great, wheras episodes 1 and 2 are laugh out loud funny, the second two are more serious and emotional, what is commendable is that these characters progess believably, and are consistent, its not like they are going for laughs, these are who they are. classic scenes are evident evwrywhere, rios constipation, maya trigger happy nature and the funniest evangelion tribute/joke ever. Complete with many spoofs of mission impossible, die hard with a dash of inuendo from yugi and rio's love-hate? relationshipThis is really opne for those who like their anime funny and serious with lots ofr action, a bit of everything basicly. Did you like project a-ko, slayers or tenchi? if so this is for you, its also on one disc so it s cheap, like the budgy. why did i give it only 4 stars if i praise it so#? thats a personal peeve as to the fact that its only 4 episodes period, theyran out of budget or something and leave the series on a ambiguous note, if only adv would put up the money for a second outing for the warrior team."
Burn Ups and Downs
Darlene | Oakhurst, NJ United States | 05/11/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Burn Up W is nothing that you haven't seen before. Think of it as the futuristic Sailormoon. This story is about 3 hot female cops trying to stop a "Virtual Virus". The Names of these girls are Rio, Maki, Lilica, and the one male Yugi. There is occasional nudity not brief but hey anything is possible in anime. If you have PS2 you might want to skip this because there are problems with it playing the last 2 episodes. A few scenes in this film have blood and gore but nothing you can't handle. All in all you could enjoy this film. Oh yeah for the record don't let kids under the age of 14 see this. It might be sourta a comedy but to much adult content."
Very Nice
Hedgewitch King | Mid-Wales | 06/16/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This one had me laughing alot, I will say that, sadly it was mostly at the terrible voice acting and dubbing skills, those were pretty terrible. I watched in in Japanese after and still laughed, but this time it was at the jokes. Needless to say, this one will make you laugh.There aren't many features on this one, but it is set up nice and it includes all 4 episodes from the Warrior series, follow up to the original Burn Up, which was a little superior in places. As with DP Flash and the style of redoing older anime in a new spectrum, this is one of those that faired pretty well in the attempt to keep the trend moving and will probably fair pretty well in time, better than DP Flash in most cases in the superior storylines, animation and humor.The soundtrack on this one isn't anywhere near one of the best, but it does its job well enough and the action is humorous when it is supposed to well. I good release by ADV and one worth purchasing if you haven't already."