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Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
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Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989)
Original name: 機動警察パトレイバー
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Patlabor: The TV Series is an anime television series, created by Headgear, animated by Sunrise, and based on the Patlabor anime franchise. With success of the first movie, Patlabor became one of the first OVAs to be ported to TV. Originally planned for 24 episodes, the series was extended twice. First to 36 episodes, to cover the conflict with Schaft, and then to 47 episodes in order to conclude the series.
Style: futuristic, mecha, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Plot: martial arts, robot, androids and robots, swat team, crimes, graphic violence, escapades, nudity (full frontal - brief), law enforcement, fighting crime, farce, police officer, police, giant robots, piloted giant robot, urban, imaginary, super vehicle, giant robot
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo

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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Patlabor: The Movie (1989)
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Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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37%
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TV show
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37%
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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TV show
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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TV show
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Time: future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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36%