Patlabor: The Mobile Police

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In the future, advanced robotics has created heavy robots ("labors") for use in a variety of functions: construction, fire-fighting, military, and more. However, though the robots are only machines, their operators are also only human—and humans sometimes turn to crime. Since a heavy labor unit can be a dangerous weapon, the police of the future are set to fight fire with fire, using advanced patrol labor units, "patlabors." This is the story of the Second Special Vehicles Division, a motley crew of patlabor policemen and women doing their best to fight crime and live a normal life.

Last Updated: 8/14/2022Network: Nippon TV
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Kanuka Appears!
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#1 - Kanuka Appears!

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/18/1989

Kanuka comes to Japan from America. She participates in a labor combat tournament. Noa and the gang also compete in it.

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
Special Vehicles Department 2
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#2 - Special Vehicles Department 2

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/1/1989

Noa must adapt to living in SV2.

Directors: Yasunao Aoki
Go to Demon Mountain
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#3 - Go to Demon Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/8/1989

A monster surprises a group of hikers in a forest. The police sends SV2 to capture it.

Ingram Activated
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#4 - Ingram Activated

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/11/1989

SV2 is assigned new AV 98 Ingrams. Asuma and Ota go to Shinohara Heavy Industries to pick them up. Noa also heads there to take her labor aptitude test. When someone steals one of the Ingrams, Noa gives chase.

Directors: Yasunori Urata
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Labor X-10, Out of Control!
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#5 - Labor X-10, Out of Control!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/15/1989

Runaway Labor X-10 is loose in the forest. Division 2 is sent to go stop it.

Directors: Shinji Takamatsu
The Tower: S.O.S.
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#6 - The Tower: S.O.S.

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/22/1989

A fire broke out in Tower 1 of Tower City. Division 1 and 2 are sent in to save the people trapped inside.

Directors: Yasunori Urata
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New Model 97
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#7 - New Model 97

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/29/1989

The new 97 model is visiting Division 2.

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
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The Green Phantom
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#8 - The Green Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/6/1989

Several construction labor units at the site of a planned road have been destroyed. Noa, Asuma, and Hiromi are sent to investigate. Some are quick to blame a local legend for the mayhem.

Directors: Yasunao Aoki
Red Labor Landing
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#9 - Red Labor Landing

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/13/1989

Noa and Asuma are sent to investigate a terrorist who is going to steal a military labor of the Soviet Armed Forces.

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Eve's Trap
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#10 - Eve's Trap

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/20/1989

Kanuka's grandma from Hawaii visits Tokyo for Christmas. Then she suddenly disappears. The only clue to find her is "The Christmas of 50 years ago". When they try to find her, they are called off to duty.

Directors: Shinji Takamatsu
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Eve Shudder
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#11 - Eve Shudder

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/27/1989

Kanuka's grandma is still missing. Shinshi and some guy is sent to go find her. Kanuka uses Ota's labor to help Noa in the mission.

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
Ohta's Afternoon of Puzzlement
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#12 - Ohta's Afternoon of Puzzlement

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/10/1990

Ota is having an arranged marriage. Noa and the others help Ota out on his dates.

Please Be, Generous Your Highness
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#13 - Please Be, Generous Your Highness

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/17/1990

A prince from a desert country joins Division 2 for a couple of days so he can establish a labor team in his homeland. A sniper is out to kill the prince, so Division 2 goes to stop him.

Directors: Yasunao Aoki
You Win!
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#14 - You Win!

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/24/1990

Goto takes Division 2 out for drinks as a team building excercise.

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A Whale That Sang a Song
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#15 - A Whale That Sang a Song

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/31/1990

An endangered humpback whale enters the Tokyo Bay. The city and Division 2 try to get the whale to leave the bay and go back to the ocean.

Directors: Shinji Takamatsu
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The Division Crosses the Sea
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#16 - The Division Crosses the Sea

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/7/1990

Noa's hometown is having a snow festival and Division 2 is helping out. They also try to help out a boy named Satoru who hates labors.

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
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Captain Goto
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#17 - Captain Goto

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/14/1990

Goto starts to act very strangely lately. Also, there are a lot of random attacks coming at Goto. Could these attacks have anything to do why Goto is acting strangely?

Directors: Yasunori Urata
I Love You Miss Noa
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#18 - I Love You Miss Noa

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/21/1990

A famous entertainer named Kana is joining Division 2 for one week. Everybody is trying to teach Kana how to pilot a labor. A crime gang tries to kidnap Kana so they can get one of Division 2's ingrams. However, they accidently steal Noa. Now, they have to save Noa without having to give the gang one of their ingrams.

Directors: Yasunao Aoki
The Shadow of Geofront
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#19 - The Shadow of Geofront

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/28/1990

A terrorist planted a bomb in Geo-City. Division 2 is tasked with disarming it. Kanuka and Noa are put on the mission.

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
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Dark Troubles Rising
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#20 - Dark Troubles Rising

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/7/1990

Noa and Asuma get into a fight concerning Asuma's personal life. When Division 2 get's assigned a special mission, Asuma is sent to Hajioji to pick up Unit 3.

Return of the Phantom
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#21 - Return of the Phantom

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/14/1990

Asuma heads to Hajioji to recover Unit 3. In the meantime, Noa and Ota are having trouble keeping the enemy at bay.

Directors: Yasunori Urata
Flowers and Labors
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#22 - Flowers and Labors

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/21/1990

Noa's and Kanuka's labor skills attract the attention of a wealthy individual.

Directors: Yasunao Aoki
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Kanuka's Report
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#23 - Kanuka's Report

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/4/1990

Kanuka is now leaving Division 2 and going back home to America. Asuma, Ota, and the others decide to throw her a farewell party. Noa is sent to spy on Kanuka. When the guys finish setting up the party, they come across Kanuka's reports on Division 2 and decide to read them.

Directors: Nana Harada
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Farewell, Kanuka
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#24 - Farewell, Kanuka

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/11/1990

Kanuka is heading back to America. However, there is a hijacker trying to hijack the plane Kanuka is riding on. How is Kanuka going to stop this, and without her gun?

Directors: Keitaro Motonaga
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Spring Storm
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#25 - Spring Storm

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/18/1990

Shinshi takes control of Kanuka's position in Division 2. However, he is really bad at it. Then, he is offered a new job. Will Shinshi stay with Division 2 or will he take the new job? And how is his wife going to react?

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