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Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
"Kidô keisatsu patorebâ: The Movie 2" (original title)

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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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Mîna Tominaga ...
Noa (voice)
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Noa (1995) (voice)
Julie Ann Taylor ...
Noa (2006) (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Asuma (voice)
David Jarvis ...
Asuma (1995) (voice)
Doug Erholtz ...
Asuma (2006) (voice)
Ryûnosuke Ôbayashi ...
Gotoh (voice)
Peter Marinker ...
Gotoh (1995) (voice) (as Peter Marincker)
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Gotoh (2006) (voice)
Yoshiko Sakakibara ...
Nagumo (voice)
Sharon Holm ...
Nagumo (1995) (voice)
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Nagumo (2006) (voice) (as Karen Thompson)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Oota (voice)
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Oota (1995) (voice) (as Martin McDougal)
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Oota (2006) (voice)
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A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is blamed on an Air Force jet. With the aid of a government agent, the team gets close to a terrorist leader to stop things from going out of control when after the military is impelled to impose martial law. Written by <smckim@hollywoodreporter.com>

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The last film to be created under Production I.G's original name, I.G Tatsunoko. See more »

Quotes

Kiichi Gotoh: It may be an immoral peace - maybe an unjust peace. But an unjust peace is still better than a just war.
Arakawa: I share your revulsion about just wars. If there ever was such a thing, it was against the Nazis - our *allies*, Captain Gotoh, our allies. But how many people have died in the cause of what their leaders have called "just wars?" Millions?
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Follows Mobile Police Patlabor (1988) See more »

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A great story, good animations, that are the elements of this japanese anime
17 March 1999 | by (Wesseling, Germany) – See all my reviews

The first time I heard of this japanese anime films I was very sceptic. I thought they are stupid little movies mostly contain erotic scenes. But I changed my mind after seeing this great anime, it has a more complex story than many of the Hollywood productions. Perhaps this also could be a problem, because you have to concentrate on the movie. Somethimes it is really hard to understand all the political maneuvers and the philosophic dialogues. But this movie is worth to look twice or even more times, also the animations are really great. Forgett this stupid Walt Disney style If you have seen a anime one time you will love it!

It is one of the greatest movies I have ever seen so 10 points of 10


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