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Dirty Pair: The Movie
Ah, more fun and destruction from Yuri and Kei, THE Dirty Pair. This time we are given a 90-minute movie for them to play in and play they do. As is typical with a Dirty Pair story, it only serves as a vehicle to carry the action. The story isn't so much interesting as watching Yuri and Kei work their way through the story. Typical stuff, yet it always is fun for me to watch.
On the serious downside is the horrible 80's music used in this movie. In order to stretch the time out, there are a few lengthy musical interludes playing cheesing 80's music which will germinate inside your brain like a virus and grow. *shudder* To make it worse, some of the songs are in English thus ensuring English viewers (even on the Japanese audio) will have at least one of these awful songs in thier head for a while. I think the worst one was in the climactic battle at the end. And if that weren't bad enough, some of the incidental music wasn't good either.
Still, one doesn't watch any Dirty Pair title for anything other than fanservice, both sexual (Yuri and Kei's various outfits) and the non-sexual (ships, tech, guns, explosions). So with that in mind, I'll forgive the horrid music this time.Bottom line: fans of the classic Dirty Pair series won't be disappointed. There's plenty of action and plenty of Yuri and Kei doing what they do best.
Last updated Sunday, February 15 2004. Created Sunday, February 15 2004.