The original release uses the same master as the Laserdisc release and offers stereo Japanese. I have been a fan of this series since I first purchased the dvd back in the 90's.After the most recent dvd rerelease with the redone dialogue I had hoped for a blu ray release soon.This came in the mail yesterday and after having seen only the first 10 + minutes,I can honestly say this was far and away better than expected.The picture quality is absolutely amazing and the sound is incredible for an older title.I will have to add the other movies and the tv series on Blu-ray as well.Well worth the money. Next. 6 of 6 people found this review helpful. Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. The weapon has the Colt logo on the grip replaced with the Chrysanthemum seal, which is the de-facto seal of the Japanese government and royal family, and is stored in a compartment in the labor's lower right leg when not in use.

In an alternative Earth, a young astronaut participates in a controversial fledgling space program. The incidents turn out to be part of a dead programmer's diabolical plot to create a much bigger rampage. When a terrorist attack is blamed on the Air Force, Special Vehicle Unit 2 gets caught in the middle of a growing political conflict.

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The wrath of nature and the gods is unleashed and only the courage of a handful of brave men and women can save the city in PATLABOR - THE MOTION PICTURE! It's such a great story that doesn't need to lean heavily on mechs. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 4, 2013. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon.

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Having seen this movie many years ago and having purchased them on vhs i decided to but it on dvd. Dominating the scene is the Ark, a huge man-made island that serves at the Project's nerve center and chief Labor manufacturing facility.

It was produced by Bandai Visual, Tohokushinsha and animated by Studio Deen, with animation assistance by I.G Tatsunoko. They also learn that HOS programmer Eiichi Hoba - who committed suicide days before - was obsessed with the Babylon Project's Biblical references (the Ark being alluded to Noah's Ark, for example; his own name. If you are a fan of mechs or japanese anime in general then this is a must have. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. (voice) (as Roger C. Smith), Nagumo (2006) The Biblical references in the movie were due to Oshii being inspired by Noa's name's similarity to Noah, and he reused some concepts from his cancelled Lupin the Third movie as a result, with the ark being the equivalent of the cancelled film's tower of Babel. An adult mech movie, if you will. 4.2 out of 5 stars 44.

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's (TMPD) 2nd Special Vehicles Section (SV2) is assigned to help reel in the errant Labors, but only the SV2's Division II is on duty around the clock (with Division I already on training duties elsewhere). Welcome to Patlabor Wiki The collaborative community of everything about Mobile Police Patlabor Welcome Contents News Featured Article Section23 Films has licensed all three Patlabor films and the first film on Blu-ray and DVD was released on May 5, 2015.

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Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Ingram pilots Noa and Ohta, plus Kanuka in a hijacked AV-X0 Type Zero police Labor prototype, buys time for Hiromi, Asuma and Shinshi to break into the control room and activate the Ark's self-destruct sequence.

Patlabor is better than ever in high def.

It is true that everything now looks clear, sharp and bright.

The video looks great, on this release.

At the beginning of the anime, JGSDF soldiers can be seen engaging a rogue experimental labor (the manned robots the anime takes its name from) using, among other weapons, Howa 84RRs.

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Released in 1989, Patlabor: The Movie (the name is taken from the Patrol Labors used in the show), followed the story set by the original 7 episode OVA from 1988/9, and featured a completely original story written by Headgear (a group of I seriously love Patlabor. I have been a fan of this series since I first purchased the dvd back in the 90's.After the most recent dvd rerelease with the redone dialogue I had hoped for a blu ray release soon.This came in the mail yesterday and after having seen only the first 10 + minutes,I can honestly say this was far and away better than expected.The picture quality is absolutely amazing and the sound is incredible for an older title.I will have to add the other movies and the tv series on Blu-ray as well.Well worth the money. Very good, Reviewed in the United States on September 19, 2016. looks great, but the new voice acting is disappointing...very disappointing.