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Review: "Dirty Pair Flash" More Style, Less Substance

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The Dirty Pair are back, for the first time! Years after the original, much-loved Lovely Angels hung up their hats (voluntarily or not), two new girls have taken up the mantle. Hotheaded Kei and refined Yuri are the dirty pair known as the “Lovely Angels”, and they defend the colony worlds at the behest of […]

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: "Dirty Pair: Project Eden" (1986)

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The opening credits sequence to the Dirty Pair: Project Eden OVA movie are a tantalizing blend of sex, technology, and spy thrillers, along with some bracingly bizarre images and segues. It reminds me of the best Maurice Binder opening sequences to the James Bond movies, using powerfully evocative imagery to create a distinctive artistic statement […]

Review: Space Bikinis Begin to Wear Out Their Welcome in "Dirty Pair Features"

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I’ve been vocal in my appreciation for Nozomi Entertainment’s rereleases of the vintage 1980’s Dirty Pair anime series, with the three DVD sets released so far (vol 1, vol 2, and OVA series)filled with light-hearted sci-fi fun starring a pair of buxom beauties is space bikinis, all consistently much smarter than it had to be. […]

Dirty Pair Flash Collection Coming to DVD on July 10, 2012

On 7/10/12, Nozomi Entertainment and Right Stuf will release the remaining Dirty Pair property, the OAV sequel Dirty Pair Flash, which ran from 1994 to 1996. As with the other Right Stuf-released Dirty Pair, it will have remastered audio and video. It will also retain the ADV dub. The price will be $39.99 and the […]

Right Stuf to Release "Dirty Pair" Films on May 1, 2012

On 5/1/12, Right Stuf will release the remaining Dirty Pair properties to DVD: “Project Eden” (1987 theatrical film), “Affair of Nolandia” (1985 OAV) and “Flight 005 Conspiracy” (1990 OAV). As with their other Dirty Pair releases, this set, called “Dirty Pair: Features Collection”, will contain remastered video from the Japanese DVDs, and three audio tracks […]

"Dirty Pair: OVA Series" - Happiness is Warm Laser Guns and Girls in Space Bikinis

Kei and Yuri are back, and wherever the “trouble consultants” euphemistically known as the Dirty Pair go, a massive amount of property damage is sure to follow. Right Stuf has followed up their two initial boxed sets of the 1980’s “girls with guns” series (set 1 reviewed here and set 2 reviewed here) with the […]

PR: "Dirty Pair: The Original OVA Series" DVD Collection Available on January 3, 2012

RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces DIRTY PAIR: The Original OVA Series DVD Collection 10-episode sequel series, with remastered video, available Jan. 2012. GRIMES, Iowa, September 28, 2011 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce DIRTY PAIR: The Original OVA Series DVD Collection will be available […]

PR: Right Stuf & Nozomi Entertainment Announce "Dirty Pair" OVA & Flash, More

RIGHT STUF & NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announce Original DIRTY PAIR OVAs & Movie, DIRTY PAIR FLASH; MARTIAN SUCCESSOR NADESICO TV, Movie & GEKIGANGER III; and GASARAKI TV Anime Expo 2011: New license and project announcements GRIMES, Iowa, July 1, 2011 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division made several announcements […]

"Dirty Pair" Vol 2: More Guns, More Girls, More Space Bikinis, More to Love

Rather than spend a lot of words detailing why I think the second set of Dirty Pair is cool, I’ll let the show speak for itself. Check my last review for the plot synopsis and then take a gander at the lead-in to episode 23, below: Everything that Dirty Pair does well is summed up […]

"Dirty Pair" Vol. 1: Girls, Guns, and Space Bikinis. What's Not to Like?

Back in ancient days when the Internet was all text-based and dinosaurs roamed the Earth, the only place to get Japanese comics and cartoons was in the back corners of comic book stores. One of the earlier imports that piqued my curiosity at the time was Dirty Pair, although I never worked up the energy […]

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