Patlabor - The Movie (Limited Edition) (2006) Horror Movie Review
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“Patlabor The Movie” is set at the dawn of the millennium in Tokyo. Advanced robotic vehicles called Labors are used heavily to rebuild the city after a massive earthquake. A maverick team from the Metropolitan Police led by Ki’ichi Gotoh and Shinobu Nagumo must uncover a devilish scheme to infect Tokyo’s 8,000 strong force of Labors with a computer virus. As a powerful typhoon approaches Tokyo and a dead man’s revenge begins to take full effect, the team faces a seemingly impossible task: destroy the symbol and spearhead of Tokyo’s redevelopment before 8,000 Labors go berserk!
The Limited Collector’s Edition, limited to 10,000 numbered sets, boasts an illustrated cover designed especially for this release by illustrator Yutaka Izubuchi (mecha designer of the Patlabor series and creator and director of the hit anime series “RahXephon”). In addition, “Patlabor The Movie” has been newly remastered, and features a new English translation and dubbing and a new authentic 5.1 channel audio mix. This impressive Limited Collector’s Edition contains:
Disc 1: “Patlabor The Movie” and Japanese trailers and television commercials
Disc 2: “Making of ‘Patlabor The Movie’” (Japanese with English subtitles)
Book 1: Archives (184 pages, 4 color and black & white) containing:
· Exposition and criticism of the film (character, story background, artwork, etc.)
· Interviews with director Mamoru Oshii, screenwriter Kazunori Ito, mecha designer Yutaka Izubuchi, character designer Akemi Takada and music composer Kenji Kawai
· Key animation drawing samples with explanatory notes
· and more!
Book 2: Storyboard by Mamoru Oshii (300 pages, with English translation)
About Patlabor - The Movie (Limited Edition) (2006)
Starring: Lisa Enochs, Sharon Holm, Julie Anne Taylor, Megan Hollingshead, William Dufries
Runtime: 99 minutes
Director: Mamoru Oshii