Interest Patlabor Helps Meet Japan's Need For New Police Officers
posted on 2014-03-25 14:00 EDT by Chris Nishijima
The National Police Agency has teamed up with the producers of the new Mobile Police Patlabor live action series THE NEW GENERATION: Patlabor, for their latest recruitment campaign. To meet the need for new recruits to the police force, they have decided to print a number of new recruitment posters featuring Patlabor's AV-98 "Ingram." The iconic mobile police unit will sport a new arm-shield that bears the name of regional police departments.
It was announced last year that the Tohokushinsha Film Corporation would be producing this new live-action series, based off of the classic manga and anime franchise, Mobile Police Patlabor. Earlier this month, a mini prequel episode premiered on Japan's Star Channel. A trailer for the series's first episode has been posted on the series's official YouTube channel.
The series will begin later this year, starting with a special screening of the first episode at the Shinjuku Piccadilly Theater starting April 5. Once the seven part series has finished screening, it will be followed by a feature length film in 2015. For more information on the upcoming series, check out our some of our previous articles.
[Via Comic Natalie].
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