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Encyclopedia > Boomer (anime term)

A Boomer, original Buma, is a fictional synthetic life form developed by inventor Katsuhito Stingray in the anime series Bubblegum Crisis. Boomers come in many shapes and sizes, dependent on the jobs they are required for. Produced mainly by the Genom Corporation, Boomers serve as maids, waiters, bodyguards, store mannequins, and military weapons. Some, like the Sexaroid model of Boomer, have gained sentience and developed minds of their own, but most are simply machines. Boomers are capable of appearing human, but tend to 'burst' out of their synthetic skin in combat situations, revealing their true selves - giant, metallic killing machines armed with built-in lasers, machine guns, and arm blades capable of cleaving through a fire hydrant. They can appear to be either male or female. Generally, synthetic means pertaining to synthesis, i. ... // A scene from Cowboy Bebop (1998) Anime ), which is short for the English word animation, in the western world most popularly refers to the medium of animation originating in Japan, with distinctive character and background aesthetics that visually set it apart from other forms of animation (e. ... Bubblegum Crisis is an anime OVA series that takes at least part of its inspiration from Philip K. Dicks and Ridley Scotts Blade Runner. ... A realistic-looking android in the shape and form of a beautiful woman that is normally programmed in all of the arts and techniques of sexual pleasure. ... Sentience is a capacity for basic consciousness—the ability to feel or perceive, not necessarily including the faculty of self-awareness. ... Lasers range in size from microscopic diode lasers (top) with numerous applications, to football field sized neodymium glass lasers (bottom) used for inertial confinement fusion, nuclear weapons research and other high energy density physics experiments. ... A machine gun is a fully-automatic firearm that is capable of firing bullets in rapid succession. ...


Often, a Boomer which is running down or malfunctioning (whether by accident, or planned by the Genom Corporation) loses control of itself, and goes on a murderous rampage. Due to the heavy armour and powerful weapon systems that many Boomers carry, casualties tend to run high during such incidents. To date, only the AD Police and the armoured vigilantes known as the Knight Sabers have had any luck in stopping these creatures. AD Police is an anime science fiction series, composed of the 12-episode long AD Police: To Serve and Protect TV series and the 3-episode long AD Police Files OVA series. ... A vigilante is someone who takes enforcement of law or moral code into his or her own hands. ... The Knight Sabers are an elite, four-woman team of power-armored superheroes/mercenaries who are the main protagonists of the anime series Bubblegum Crisis. ...


(see also AD Police, Boomeroid, Replicant, The Terminator, cyborg) AD Police is an anime science fiction series, composed of the 12-episode long AD Police: To Serve and Protect TV series and the 3-episode long AD Police Files OVA series. ... In the anime Bubblegum Crisis, any person who has had more than seventy percent of their body replaced with mechanical parts is classified as a boomeroid and is treated as such by the law. ... A replicant is a bioengineered or biorobotic being created in the film Blade Runner. ... The Terminator is a 1984 science fiction-action film which became the break-through role for former body-builder Arnold Schwarzenegger. ... Seven of Nine, a Borg in Star Trek: Voyager The term cyborg, a portmanteau of cybernetic organism, is used to designate an organism which is a mixture of organic and mechanical (synthetic) parts. ...


 
 

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