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Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor

Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor

Alternative Titles

English: Mobile Police Patlabor
Japanese: 機動警察パトレイバー

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 22
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: 1988 to 1994
Authors: Yuuki, Masami (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday

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Synopsis

In the near future, large mechs called Labors are made to assist in various reconstruction projects in major countries around the world that are being threatened by global warming. In Japan, the government has enacted Project Babylon in order to conduct land reclamation. Labors are also being pressed into police and military service aside from civilian use.

However, terrorists are now attempting to use labors to make themselves heard, as well as common criminals, thugs and guerrillas. The National Police Agency established the Special Vehicles Division, an all-labor task force to combat the potential use of labors for criminal/terrorist activities.

(Source: MU)

Background

Kidou Keisatsu Patlabor won the 36th Shogakukan Manga Award for shounen in 1991.

The series was partially published in English as Mobile Police Patlabor by VIZ Media, who published the first two volumes between July 6, 1998 and October 6, 1998, before the license was dropped.

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