Patlabor The Movie: Collector's Limited Edition

Image Ent.   (1989) / Region 1
Patlabor The Movie: Collectors Limited Edition

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The Special Limited Edition is a numbered collector's edition with only 10,000 created!

Set in an alternate 1999 in Tokyo where advanced robotic vehicles called Labors are heavily relied on to reshape the city, a maverick team of the Metropolitan Police tries to uncover and thwart a devilish computer crime aimed at the heart of the Labor industry. As a powerful typhoon approaches the city and the schemes of a mad genius start to take full effect, time is running out for the team of Special Vehicles Section 2 to act on the offensive, or risk a citywide devastation by eight thousand Labors gone berserk!


  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jan 11 2006
  • Production Year 1989
  • Empire SKU 916283
  • UPC Code 858604001004
  • Studio  Image Ent.
  • Packaging Custom
  • Number of Discs 2
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English


The Special Limited Edition boasts cover art especially illustrated for this release by Yutaka Izubuchi (creator and director of Rahxephon) and includes a 2-DVD set and 2 books never before available!

Japanese Trailers and Television Commercials
The Making of Patlabor The Movie(Japanese language with English subtitles)

Book 1: Archives
(184 pages, 4 color and black & white in English)
  Â·Exposition and Criticism of the Film
  Â·Interviews with:
     · Mamoru Oshii (director)
     · Kazunori Ito (screenwriter)
     · Yutaka Izubuchi (mecha designer)
     · Akemi Takada (character designer)
     · Kenji Kawai (music composer)
  Â·Key Animation Drawing Samples with Explanatory Notes
  Â·And More!

Book 2: Storyboard by Mamoru Oshii
(300 pages with English translations)  


  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital 5.1
    Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.78:1 Color (Anamorphic)

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