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Dominion: Tank Police is a This article is about the Japanese medium. Manga can also refer to La Manga (a place in the Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain) and Manga Entertainment (an American and British distributor of anime, but not manga). Rurouni Kenshin manga, volume 1 (English version) Manga (漫画) is the Japanese word for... manga series written and drawn by Masamune Shirow (士郎 正宗 Shirō Masamune) is a manga artist of international renown. Masamune Shirow is a pen-name, based on a famous swordsmith, Masamune. Most well known for the manga Ghost in the Shell (which was later turned into both an anime movie and a PlayStation... Masamune Shirow, and later adapted into a series of OAV is a three letter acronym that may stand for: Original animated video (See Original Video Animation) Österreichische Alpenverein (Austrian Alpine Club) OpenAntiVirus Ordre des Avocats Vaudois (oav.ch) Organic air vehicle Orthopaedic Associates of Virginia (oav.com) Ostasiatischer Verein eV (oav.de) (Business Association ) Outdoor Adventure Videos Ovine adenovirus... OAVs. Set in the fictional city of Newport, Japan, in a future in which Phyla/Divisions Actinobacteria Aquificae Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi Chlamydiae/Verrucomicrobia Chloroflexi Chrysiogenetes Cyanobacteria Deferribacteres Deinococcus-Thermus Dictyoglomi Fibrobacteres/Acidobacteria Firmicutes Fusobacteria Gemmatimonadetes Nitrospirae Omnibacteria Planctomycetes Proteobacteria Spirochaetes Thermodesulfobacteria Thermomicrobia Thermotogae Bacteria is also the fictional name of a warring nation under Benzino Napaloni as dictator, in the 1940 film The Great Dictator... bacterial This power plant in New Mexico releases sulfur dioxide and particulate matter into the air. Air pollution is a broad term applied to all chemical and biological agents that modify the natural characteristics of the atmosphere. Some definitions also consider physical perturbations such as noise pollution, heat, radiation or light... air pollution has become so severe that people must wear A gas mask is a mask worn on the face to protect the body from airborne pollutants and toxins. The mask may cover the eyes and other vulnerable soft tissues of the face, and will always form a sealed cover over the nose and mouth. Toxins may be gaseous (for... gas masks when outdoors, the series follows a police squadron that uses The US M1A1 Abrams tank is a typical modern main battle tank. The turret is low-profile, well-integrated into the overall shape of the vehicle. A tank is a tracked and armoured combat vehicle (armoured fighting vehicle), designed primarily to destroy enemy ground forces by direct fire. A modern... tanks.


The manga has been published in The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. It is the third most common first language (native speakers), with around 402 million people in 2002. English has lingua franca status in many parts of the world, due to the military, economic, scientific, political and cultural influence... English by Categories: Comic book publishers | Manga distributors | Comics stubs ... Dark Horse Comics. The A scene from Cowboy Bebop (1998) Anime (アニメ) is Japanese animation, often characterized by stylized colorful images depicting vibrant characters in a variety of different settings and storylines, aimed at a variety of different audiences. Anime is influenced by the drawing style of manga, or Japanese comics. Terminology... anime has been released in English translation in the The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the British Commonwealth and European Union. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, UK or, inaccurately, as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent parts. Three of these parts... United Kingdom by Manga Video and in the The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America¹, the States, or (archaically) Columbia — is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii... United States by US Manga Corps.


Shirow has also produced a sequel to the original series, entitled Dominion Conflict One: No More Noise.

Contents

Cast

The Police

  • Leona Ozaki - a young female officer in the Tank Police. Extremely enthusiastic about her work, and obsessively protective of her tank, which she calls "Bonaparte".
  • Al - a young male officer, Leona's much calmer partner and co-pilot of Bonaparte.
  • Brenten - Leona's squad leader. Very macho, with little regard for regulations, or the health, safety, and property of civilians. He thinks that tanks are insufficient for keeping the peace, and would prefer The mushroom cloud of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945 lifted nuclear fallout some 18 km (60,000 feet) above the epicenter. A nuclear weapon is a weapon that derives its energy from nuclear reactions and has enormous destructive power—even the smallest nuclear weapons are much... nuclear weapons.
  • Chaplain - a police A chaplain is a priest or military unit, a private chapel, a ship, a prison, a hospital, a parliament and so on. Many historical royal courts and noble houses also had their own private chaplains. Favorite theories are that the term derives from the relic cloak (capa or capella) of... chaplain. Once took pity on a criminal, who then shot his partner and escaped
  • Jim E. Lovelock - a scientific expert. He has a friendly rivalry with Chaplain.
  • Chief - the chief of police. Prone to tearing out what little hair he has left.

Criminals

  • Buaku - the "super criminal" the Tank Police was formed to fight, specializing in bank robbery and general mayhem. He leads a gang, but appears to be backed by unknown individuals.
  • Annapuma and Unipuma - Buaku's assistants, a pair of tall blonde android Foxgirl: Hana from Ukagaka A catgirl is a woman or girl with cat ears and a cat tail, but an otherwise human body; they are found semi-commonly in anime and manga either as a form of cosplay or actual body parts, as well as in a few videogames. Catgirls... catgirls.

Others

  • Greenpeace is an international environmental organization founded in Canada in 1971. Greenpeace has acquired a reputation for the dramatic use of nonviolent direct action in campaigns to stop atmospheric nuclear testing and to bring an end to high-seas whaling. In recent years, the focus of the organisation has turned... Greenpeace Crolis - a mysterious green-skinned girl with wings, kidnapped from the Critical Science Development Agency by the Buaku Gang
  • Critical Science Development Agency - a scientific research institution and This article is about the institution. For other meanings, see Think Tank. A think tank is a group of individuals dedicated to high-level synergistic research on a variety of subjects, usually in military laboratories, corporations, or other institutions. Usually this term refers specifically to organizations which support theorists and... think tank
  • Citizens Against Destructive Police (CADP) - a group of citizen activists who oppose the Tank Police

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Dominion Tank Police (663 words)
Desperate times call for desperate measures, as the cliché goes, and the main purpose of the Tank Police are to make sure that a crime doesn't happen every 35 seconds.
The Tank Police will surely be able to stop the thieves and unravel the mysteries, but they'll blow up lots of stuff along the way.
DOMINION is not a show for Shirow fans, at least not the ones who enjoy his cerebral-tinged books.
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