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Two police detectives and SV2 investigate a series of mysterious acts of deadly destruction occuring in and around Tokyo Bay.

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Credited cast:
Katsuhiko Watabiki ...
Hiroaki Hirata ...
Atsuko Tanaka ...
Saeko Misaki (voice)
Ryûnosuke Ôbayashi ...
Kiichi Gotoh (voice)
Mîna Tominaga ...
Noa Izumi (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Asuma Shinohara (voice)
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Asuma Shinohara / Kishida / Lab Researcher / Officer Mimura (voice)
Shigeru Chiba ...
Shigeo Shiba (voice)
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Isao Ota, Director (voice)
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Takeshi Kusumi (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
Issei Futamata ...
Daisuke Gôri ...
Hiromi Yamazaki (voice)
Michihiro Ikemizu ...
Isao Ohta (voice)
Yô Inoue ...
Kanuka Clancy (voice)
Steve Kramer ...
Boat Captain / Detective / Labor Technician / Security Guard / Police Officer / Yoshitake Misaki / Engineer (voice)
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Two police detectives and SV2 investigate a series of mysterious acts of deadly destruction occuring in and around Tokyo Bay.

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It's coming from Tokyo Bay.


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Though it was the most recent "Patlabor" film to be released, this takes place between Patlabor: The Movie (1989) and Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993). See more »

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Follows Mobile Police Patlabor (1988) See more »

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28 April 2003 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I just rented the North American DVD and was surprised to see a US movie trailer in the package. This trailer says the movie was in theaters in January of 2003. I don't remember seeing anything like that in the local newspaper. Maybe it was a limited run in selected cities. Anyway I must warn you that like most movies based on existing series there is no reintroduction of the characters. That means if you don't know who does what the movie won't tell you. Also the Special Vehicles Unit takes a supporting role because the story revolves around the captain's detective friend. That means your favourite characters will hardly get any screen time or lines to say. I will give the movie a "B" rating.


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