The Mamoru Oshii Film Festival at the Shin-bungeiza theater in Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, is kicking off its 2016 series in April with a live-talk event and screenings of both live-action and animated Patlabor films. Hit the jump to learn more.
The upcoming 39th Montreal World Film Festival has announced that Mamoru Oshii's latest live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen/Tokyo War will be screened as one of 24 films of its World Greats section. Canada's oldest international film festival will be held from August 27 to September 7. Hit the jump for more details.
Cinema Today has posted a one-minute trailer for the director's cut edition of Mamoru Oshii's live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen, which features Rei Haibara, the terrorist pilot of JGSDF's latest Gray Ghost stealth combat helicopter, including her mysterious past. Check the latest clip after the jump.
A poster visual for the director's cut edition of Mamoru Oshii's live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen has been revealed to Japanese media. It features Rei Haibara, the terrorist pilot of JGSDF's latest Gray Ghost stealth combat helicopter. Check the visual after the jump.
It was announced on May 9 that a director's cut edition of Mamoru Oshii's latest live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen will be released in Japan on October 10. The version will have 27-minute footage deleted from the theatrical version. Hit the jump for more details.
To promote the live-action series The Next Generation Patlabor, the "Deck Up" events featuring a life-size AV-98 Ingram, which was actually used in the episodes, have been held around Japan since last year. The latest one was held yesterday in Shinjuku Moa 4th Street for the first time. Check the video report by MAiDiGi TV after the jump.
Those interested in taking a look at the life-size Patlabor AV-98 Ingram can go no furher than Himeji Castle in Hyogo Prefecture, where the behemoth can now be found. Hit the jump to check it out!
It is confirmed today that 27-year-old Japanese singer's "Lose Control" is used as the image song for the upcoming live-action feature The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen/Tokyo War. Cinema Today has posted a 60-second new trailer featuring the song.
Cinema Today has posted a 90-second footage of the 12th episode "Ooinaru Isan" from the currently-showing 7th chapter of The Next Generation -Patlabor- live-action film series, which features the recreated scene images from the 1993 anime film Patlabor 2. Check the clip after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted a teaser poster visual for the forthcoming feature film edition of the Mobile Police Patlabor live-action series, titled The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen (The Final Battle in the Capital), featuring the two AV-98 Ingram and the burning Metropolitan Government Office building attacked by a stealth helicopter "Gray Ghost." Hit the jump for the latest visual.