Patlabor: The Movie

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©1989 Headgear/Emotion/TFC.


Alternative title:
Kidō Keisatsu Patlabor Gekijōban (Japanese)
Patlabor - La Película (Spanish)
Patlabor 1: The Movie
Patlabor: The Mobile Police
Полиция Будущего (Russian)
機動警察パトレイバー 劇場版 (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, police, real robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: The year is 1999 and Tokyo’s Mobile Police have a new weapon in the war on crime—advanced robots called Labors are used to combat criminals who would use the new technology for illegal means. The suicide of a mysterious man on the massive Babylon Project construction site sets off a cascade of events that may signal the destruction of Tokyo.
User Ratings: 809 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 75 votes (sub:45, dub:24, raw:2, ?:1, others:3
1 French dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Excellent: 161 votes (sub:97, dub:57, ?:3, raw:1, others:3
2 French dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 235 votes (sub:129, dub:86, raw:1, ?:1, others:18
5 Spanish dubbed
4 Italian dubbed
3 French subtitled
2 Portuguese dubbed
1 Chinese Mandarin subtitled
1 French edited dub
1 Italian edited dub
1 French dubbed
)
 Good: 177 votes (sub:102, dub:65, ?:2, edit.dub:1, raw:1, others:6
3 French subtitled
2 Spanish dubbed
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Decent: 97 votes (dub:46, sub:43, ?:2, raw:1, others:5
2 Dutch subtitled
2 Spanish subtitled
1 French subtitled
)
 So-so: 36 votes (sub:19, dub:15, ?:2)
 Not really good: 12 votes (sub:7, dub:5)
 Weak: 14 votes (dub:7, sub:5, ?:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
)
 Bad: -
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 1425 users, rank: #823 (of 7090)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.628 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.5297, rank: #1110 (of 7102)
Weighted mean: 7.572 (Very good−), rank: #1078 (of 7102) (seen all: 7.60 / seen some: 5.56 / won't finish: 5.45)
Bayesian estimate: 7.571 (Very good−), rank: #862 (of 5355)
Running time: 99 minutes
Vintage: 1989-07-15
Premiere date:
1989-07-15 (Japan)
2010-12-02 (Lithuania, Anime Days OTAKA Film Festival)
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 7
Reviews:
Patlabor: The Movie DVD (Jun 2, 2006)
Patlabor Movie 1 DVD (Jan 1, 1970)
News: Show:
Anime Central 2006 (May 9, 2006)
Wizard lists Top 50 Anime (Jul 16, 2001)
Anime a Day on TV (Jul 25, 2000)
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Blu-Ray (Region A)
    Patlabor: The Movie (Blu-Ray) 2015-05-05 (from $31.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    Patlabor 1: The Movie (DVD) 2000-07-25
    Patlabor: The Movie (DVD) 2006-04-25
    Patlabor: The Movie (DVD) 2015-05-05
    Patlabor: The Movie [Limited Collector's Edition] (DVD) 2006-04-25

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mamoru Oshii
Screenplay: Kazunori Itō
Music: Kenji Kawai
Character Design: Akemi Takada
Art Director: Hiromasa Ogura
Animation Director:
Kazuchika Kise
Koji Sawai
Mechanical design: Yutaka Izubuchi
Sound Director: Shigeharu Zanba
Director of Photography: Mitsunobu Yoshida
Animation producer: Mitsuhisa Ishikawa
Background Art: Shuichi Hirata
Concept: Masami Yuuki
Concept Photo: Haruhiko Higami
Coordination: Hideshi Inoue
Effects: Michihiro Ito
Finish Check: Kumiko Yusa
In-Between Check:
Junko Nishimura
Naoshi Ozawa
Mechanical Design Cooperation:
Shoji Kawamori
Yoshinori Sayama
Production Assistant: Hiromi Nishibori
Recording Adjustment: Shuji Inoue
Recording Director: Nobuo Ishizaki
Recording Director Assistant: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Title Design: Teruhisa Tajima
Miina Tominaga as Noa Izumi

Daisuke Gouri as Hiromi Yamazaki
Issei Futamata as Mikiyasu Shinshi
Kouji Tsujitani as Kataoka
Michihiro Ikemizu as Isao Ohta
Osamu Saka as Seitaro Sakaki
Ryunosuke Ohbayashi as Kiichi Goto
Shigeru Chiba as Shiba Shigeo
Tomomichi Nishimura as Detective Matsui
Toshio Furukawa as Asuma Shinohara
Yoshiko Sakakibara as Shinobu Nagumo
You Inoue as Kanuka Clancy

Fumihiko Tachiki as Occhan
Kiyoyuki Yanada as Pilot
Mahito Tsujimura as Jitsuyama
Masamichi Sato as Engineer
Masashi Sugawara as Metropolitan Police Management
Megumi Hayashibara as
Babylon Project TV commercial announcer
Weather Forecaster
Shinji Ogawa as Fukushima
Takahiro Hirai as Commander
Takehito Koyasu as Engineer
Tomohiro Nishimura as Policeman
Toshihiko Kojima as Manager Kaiho
Toshihiko Nakajima as Announcer
Japanese companies
Animation Production Cooperation: I & G Tatsunoko
Broadcaster: Bandai Channel
Computer Graphics:
IKIF+
Television Technica Corp.
Distributor:
Bandai Visual
Shochiku
Film Developing: Imagica
Music Production: Warner Pioneer Corp.
Photography: T Nishimura
Planning: HEADGEAR
Production Studio: Production I.G
Recording Production: Omnibus Promotion
Recording Studio: Tokyo Television Center
Title Production:
Capital Z
Hyodo Film
English cast
English staff
Dubbing Director: Michael Bakewell
Translation: Dan Kanemitsu (Bandai Visual USA)
Executive producer:
Hironori Isaka (Bandai Visual USA)
Laurence Guinness
Matt Greenfield (Maiden Japan)
Takenari Maeda (Bandai Visual USA)
Toru Iwakami (Maiden Japan)
Producer:
Hitoshi Takano (Bandai Visual USA)
Naoko Ueki (Bandai Visual USA)

5.1 Surround Mix: Bobby Owsinski (Bandai Visual USA)
ADR Engineer: Marcus Junkin (Bandai Visual USA)
ADR Producer:
Mike Eckart (Bandai Visual USA)
Rod Boaz (Bandai Visual USA)
BD Authoring: Joel McCray (Maiden Japan)
Casting Director: Jill Wilmot
Dubbing Mixing: Richard King
Menu Design: Larry Koteff (Maiden Japan)
Packaging Design: Larry Koteff (Maiden Japan)
Production:
Janice Williams (Maiden Japan)
Joey Goubeaud (Maiden Japan)
Luke Patterson (Maiden Japan)
Roxanne Terrell (Maiden Japan)
Production Assistant:
Cameron Hohle (Maiden Japan)
E.W. Rector, III (Maiden Japan)
Jose DeArmas (Maiden Japan)
Kjell Doucet (Maiden Japan)
Marie Ishikawa (Bandai Visual USA)
Ned Gayle (Maiden Japan)
Shannon Reed (Maiden Japan)
Production Coordination:
Janice Williams (Maiden Japan)
Shiho Inazawa (Bandai Visual USA)
Production manager:
Luke Patterson (Maiden Japan)
Marcus Junkin (Bandai Visual USA)
Re-Recording Engineer: Clive Mitchison
Re-Recording Mixing:
Bobby Owsinski (Bandai Visual USA)
Mike Eckart (Bandai Visual USA)
Script Adaptation:
George Roubicek
Wendee Lee (Bandai Visual USA)
Subtitle Timing: David Fleming (Bandai Visual USA)
Subtitling: Dwayne Jones (Maiden Japan)
Technical Assistant: Michael Olesch (Maiden Japan)
Voice Direction: Wendee Lee (Bandai Visual USA)
Briony Glassco as Noa Izumi
Julie Ann Taylor as Noa Izumi (Bandai Visual USA)

Bill Dufries as Kataoka
Blair Fairman as Seitaro Sakaki
C.J. Mills as Hiromi Yamazaki (Bandai Visual USA dub)
David Jarvis as Asuma Shinohara
Doug Erholtz as Asuma Shinohara (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Joey Lotsko as Mikiyasu Shinshi (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Karen Thompson as Shinobu Nagumo (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Lisa Enochs as Kanuka Clancy (Bandai Visual USA)
Martin McDougall as Isao Ota
Michael Fitzpatrick as Hiromi Yamazaki
Peter Doyle as Shigeo Shiba (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Peter Marinker as Kiichi Goto
Roger Craig Smith as Kiichi Gotoh (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Ron Lepaz as Mikiyasu Shinshi
Sam Regal as Isao Oota (Bandai Visual USA)
Sharon Holm as Shinobu Nagumo
Tamsin Hollo as Kanuka Clancy

Bill Roberts as Fukushima
C.J. Mills as Yamazaki (Bandai Visual USA)
Don Fellows as Jitsuyama
Edward Glen as Shigo
George C. Cole as
Detective Matsui (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Superintendent Kaihou (Bandai Visual USA dub)
John Smallberries as Chief Fukushima (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Liam O'Brien as Detective Kataoka (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Mac McDougall as Matsui
Milton Lawrence as Jitsuyama (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Taylor Henry as Seitoru Sakaki (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Yuri Lowenthal as Restaurant Waiter (Bandai Visual USA dub)

Joseph Ransom (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Terrence Stone (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Tom Patrick (Bandai Visual USA dub)
Wendee Lee (Bandai Visual USA dub)
English companies
ADR Production:
Elastic Media Corporation (Bandai Visual USA)
Memory Tech (Bandai Visual USA)
Broadcaster:
Encore Action
Teletoon
DVD Mastering: Q-Tec (Bandai Visual USA)
Internet Streaming: The Anime Network
Recording Studio: Eloy Productions (Bandai Visual USA)
French staff
French cast
ADR Director: Patrick Borg

Adaptation: Philippe Girard
Virginie Ledieu as Noah Izumi

Anne Jolivet as
Kanuka
Shinobu
Guy Chapelier as
Goto
Sakaki
Lionel Henry as Asuma Shinohara
Nicolas Sempé as Otta
Pascal Renwick as Shinshi
French companies
Distributor:
Manga Video
Pathé
Dubbing: S.T.A.R.T.
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Francisco Reséndez

Subtitler: Fabián Sierra (Spain dub; Selecta Visión)
Mercedes Diemand-Hartz as Noa Izumi (Spain dub)
Monica Manjarrez as Noa Izumi
Oriol Rafel as Asuma Shinohara (Catalan dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Shigeo Shiba (Catalan dub)
Alberto Trifol as Detective Matsui (Spain dub)
Alfonso Vallés as Kiichi Gotoh (Spain dub)
Alma Moreno as Captain Shinobu Nagumo
Ana Romano as Kanuka Clancy (Spain dub)
Angel de Gracia as Shigeo Shiba (Spain dub)
Benjamin Rivera as Asuma Shinohara
César Martínez as Isao Ohta (Spain dub)
Daniel Garcia as Asuma Shinohara (Spain dub)
Jordi Vilaseca as Seitarou Sakaki (Catalan dub)
Juan Comellas as Seitaro Sakaki (Spain dub)
Marcos Patiño as Isao Ohta
Maria Moscardó as Shinobu Nagumo (Spain dub)
Rafael Rivera as Capitán Kiichi Goto
Ramon Canals as Isao Oota (Catalan dub)
Santi Lorenz as Kiichi Gotou (Catalan dub)

Alex Messeguer as Kataoka (Catalan dub)
Fernando Ulloa as Jitsuyama (Spain dub)
Josep María Zamora as Mayor Fukushima (Spain dub)
Marc Zanni as Mikiyasu Shinshi (Catalan dub)
Miguel Marquillas as Kataoka (Spain dub)

Alberto Trifol (Catalan dub)
Claudi Domingo (Catalan dub)
Emili Freixas (Catalan dub)
Vicky Martínez (Catalan dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Fox Kids Latin America
Distributor:
Manga Films (Spain; VHS)
Xystus (Latin America)
Dubbing Studio:
Intertrack S.A. de C.V. Mexico
Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
Internet Streaming: Movistar+ (Spain)
Licensed by: Xystus (expired)
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión
Italian staff
Italian companies
(none)
Distributor: Shin Vision
Italian cast
(none)
German staff
German cast
(none)
Markus Pfeiffer as Asuma Shinohara 

Gregor Höppner as Mikiyasu Shinshi
Hans-Gerd Kilbinger as Tsuyoshi Jitsuyama
Jochen Kolenda as Seitarou Sakaki
Jürg Löw as Kaihou
Karlheinz Tafel as Isao Ota
Klaus-Peter Pleßow as Takahiro Fukushima
Sabina Trooger as Shinobu Nagumo
Volker Wolf as Kiichi Goto

Daniel Werner as Detective Kataoka
Fabian Körner as Shigeo Shiba
Heinz Baumeister as Old Guy in Labor
Josef Tratnik as Matsui
Jürg Löw as
Commander
Policeman
Katja Liebing as Noa Izumi
Peter Harting as Waiter
Regine Albrecht as TV Commecial Announcer
Renier Baaken as
Announcer
Pilot
Thomas Lang as Hiromi Yamazaki

German companies
Distributor:
Ascot (rental video)
Kazé Germany (Re-Release 2012)
OVA Films (2nd release)
Panini Video
Polygram Germany
Internet Streaming: Anime-on-Demand
Russian staff
Russian companies
(none)
Distributor: MC Entertainment
Russian cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
(none)
Felipe Grinnan as Asuma Shinohara
Iara Riça as Noa Izumi

Duda Espinoza as Isao Fukuda (Isao Ohta)
Eduardo Dascar as Kiichi Goto
Hermes Baroli as Shigeo Chiba
Izabel Lira as Kanuka Clancy
Mabel César as Shinobu Nagumo
Marcelo Sandryni as Mikiyasu Shinshi
Nilton Valério as Seitaro Sakaki
Philippe Maia as Hiromi Yamazaki

Portuguese companies
Dubbing Studio: Telecine
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
Chinese (Hong Kong) staff
Chinese (Hong Kong) companies
(none)
Chinese (Hong Kong) cast
(none)

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