Patlabor: The Movie

Alt titles: Mobile Police Patlabor: The Movie

Movie (1 ep x 99 min)
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Throughout Tokyo, a frightening number of construction Labors have begun to suddenly go berserk and violently malfunction. The growing chaos of Tokyo is overshadowed by the looming edifice of the Babylon Project, the lynchpin of Japan's plan to reclaim the land under Tokyo Bay. To make matters worse, its lead architect recently committed suicide by throwing himself off of it into the waves below. How will the Metropolitan Police's Division 2 investigate the malfunctions in the midst of world-wide destruction, when the reliability of their own Labors lies in doubt?

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bedheadred's avatar by bedheadred on Nov 11, 2013
Score: 8/10

Labors are humanoid robots with drivers. This technology has revolutionized the construction industry as one Labor can accomplish the work of 45 men. However, this same technology also gives rise to “Labor crimes,” resulting in the need for a new branch of law enforcement equipt with and dedicated to the policing of Labors, the Mobile Patrol Labors.

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