A streamed press conference has filled in the details for previously teased live-action adaptation of Headgear's realistic police mecha series Patlabor. Under the title The Next Generation - Patlabor, it will feature former Hello! Project singer Erina Mano as pilot lead Akira Izumino. More after the jump.
Tohoku Shinsha revealed two new official images for the upcoming live action adaptation film of Mobile Police Patlabor at the 14th Comic Exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, today. The two images feature a giant labor just looks like AV-98 Ingram in the original anime series. Check the images after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today at Japan Expo in Paris that Mamoru Oshii, one of the original creators of the Mobile Police Patlabor anime series, will join the production of the upcoming live action adaptation project of Patlabor. The project was announced in March this year. Hit the jump for more details.
With a live action adaptation of Headgear's (Mamoru Oshii, writer Kazunori Itō, mecha designer Yutaka Izubuchi, character designer Akemi Takada, and manga artist Masami Yūki) realistic police mecha series Patlabor revealed at the Tokyo International Anime Fair, a site for the 2014 project has been rolled out. Get a look after the jump.
Maiden Japan today announced its acquisition of the legendary series Mobile Police Patlabor TV. This 47 episode series features direction by Naoyuki Yoshinaga (Maison Ikkoku, Irresponsible Captain Tylor) with character designs by Akemi Takada (Kimagure Orange Road, Urusei Yatsura), mechanical designs by Yoshinori Sayama (RahXephon, Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counter Attack) and Yutaka Izubuchi (Gasaraki, Toward the Terra) and music by Kenji Kawai (Vampire Princesss Miyu, Sorcerer Hunters).
Section23's Maiden Japan is on a very Discotek-ish role lately, what with the addition of Black Magic M-66 and, announced today, the Ruin Explorers OVA series and the Mobile Police Patlabor TV anime. Read on for more.
Maiden Japan has announced its acquisition of the classic political police action-comedy Patlabor. The original 7 episode OVA series is directed by Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell). Maiden Japan will be distributing Patlabor in conjunction with home video distributor Section 23 with the original OVA series to be released in bilingual English DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats. More after the jump.
During the talk between Mamoru Oshii (Mobile Police Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell) and Toshio Suzuki (Studio Ghibli producer) live-streaming on Nico Nico Namahousou last night, Suzuki asked Oshii about the rumor that Oshii was recently working on the live-action adaptation film of Patlabor. Hit the jump for more details.