Patlabor: The Mobile Police TV

Alt titles: Mobile Police Patlabor TV

TV (47 eps)
3.543 out of 5 from 1,384 votes
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"Labors" are large construction robots that are now being used to commit crimes. To meet the challenge, Special Vehicle (SV) units are established by the Tokyo PD. However, the Second SV unit is a total joke. Determined to change this, Izumi and Shinohara become pilots of the new Ingram 98 police labors, and are determined to change that reputation, with the help of the SV-2 gang of misfits.

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foxhead556's avatar by foxhead556 on Jan 9, 2011
Score: 9/10

Background-In the late 1980's the world's polar ice caps are melting due to global warming and thus causing water level to increase. With the threat of water levels rising to coastal areas like Tokyo they started the Babylon project in the early 1990's. The Babylon project is a plan to build a barrier to prevent the sea from taking the land. But thanks to the rapidly development of hyper-technology, a... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jul 18, 2012
Score: 5/10

Look! Up in the sky! What is it? Is it a mecha? Is it a comedy? No it’s… Patlabor! That’s what I think every time I hear the title. It appears to be a mecha anime at first but trust me when I say the sci-fi elements are just for show in the core series. I mean, they do matter a lot in the movies but in the original series they are just there to make the police look more eye-captivating and... read more

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Want to get on DVD/Blu-ray right now more to come by kingofdemons Aug 16, 2014
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Planned long series (30+ eps) Watch list by BokutoPrecinct Jul 25, 2014