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English: Mobile Police Patlabor Minimum
Japanese: ミニパト


Type: Movie
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 30, 2002 to Apr 13, 2002
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Original
Genres: Parody
Duration: 10 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.521 (scored by 861 users)
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Ranked: #59202
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Popularity: #7267
Members: 2,380
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Unlike most shows the three episodes are not only totally unrelated to each other but really don't follow a plot as such and are more a light hearted jibe at both the Patlabor series (TV and films) and other "mecha" Anime. Episode 1 is a brief introduction to the weaponry carried by the Ingram and how it was designed and why it is the way it is. Episode 2 looks at the design and maintenance of the Ingram 98 AV in SVU2 and takes a swipe at the marketing forces behind them (as in merchandising for the series). Episode 3 is the only one to attempt to expand on a very minor point raised in the original TV show and just how SVU2 is actually funded.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Oshii, Mamoru
Hyoudou, Mako
Theme Song Performance
Kawai, Kenji
Kamiyama, Kenji
Animation Director

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Feb 25, 2012
kasumi_imai (All reviews)
A light hearted Patlabor spin off, and the comeback of our beloved SV2, before that AWFUL 3rd Movie.

Story: 8
Quite a funny story. Quite confusing because of the pace. You might have to pause it several times to understand it.

Art: 10
Made in a totally new stile developed just for Minipato, the charachters are portraited as cardboard puppets, that magically move!!
Really cute!!

Sound: 10
The OST is just as awesome as expected from Kawai Kenji, and the rest of the franchise. 'Hatashiai Kana?' is a super cute OP song which I think has some drugs involved on it's making. You gotta listen to understand.

Character: 10
It's the huge SV2 comeback.
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