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Anime Profile: Area 88

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Title
Area 88(2004 Remake) Area 88(2004 Remake)(エリア88) Area 88
Released
12 TV episodes 12 TV episodes
Dates
July 19, 2005 Jan 8, 2004–March 25, 2004
Company
ADV Films Group TAC/Animax/TV Asahi/avex mode
Creator
  Kaoru Shintani
Director
  Isamu Imagake
Genre
Action, Drama Action, Drama
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Area 88 Area 88
Characters
Greg Gates Greg Gates
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Gustav Tanherm Gustav Tanherm
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Kim Aba Kim Aba
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Kitori Palvanef Kitori Palvanef
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Makoto Shinjou Makoto Shinjou
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Anime Characters: Area 88

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Greg Gates Greg Gates Micky Simon Micky Simon
Gustav Tanherm Gustav Tanherm Roundell Roundell
Kim Aba Kim Aba Ryoko Tsugumo Ryoko Tsugumo
Kitori Palvanef Kitori Palvanef Saki Vashtal Saki Vashtal
Makoto Shinjou Makoto Shinjou Satoru Kanzaki Satoru Kanzaki
McCoy McCoy Shin Kazama Shin Kazama

Anime Description: Area 88

Hidden deep in the Desert plains of the Middle Eastern Kingdom of Asran lies the remote airbase known as Area 88. A base that houses a group of mercenary Jet Fighter pilots who take any job to eliminate the country's enemies.

Among their ranks is the reluctant Shin Kazama, a former airline pilot who was tricked into signing a contract with Area 88 by his former best friend. Wrecking his career and his plans to marry his fiancé, Ryoko Tsugumo. His only ways out is to serve for three years, earn $1.5 million, or risk death by trying to escape.

Visiting the base is photographer Makoto Shinju, who is there to document the activities of the Area 88 pilots.

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