Patlabor Movie 3: WXIII (2002)

Genres - Science Fiction, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Anime, Tech Noir  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |   MPAA Rating - R
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This third Patlabor movie finds detectives Kusumi and Sinichiro investigating a string of deadly labor accidents in Tokyo Bay. Kusumi discovers that Sinichiro's new girlfriend, a genetic research assistant, could hold a secret that is vital to their investigation, and he is determined to unearth it one way or another. With loyalties clashing and government and military cover-ups abounding, they eventually get a glimpse of the treacherous secret weapon WEXIII: Wasted Thirteen. Now the two detectives must work with the army as well as the government in order to prepare for a clash between the Patlabors and the deadliest weapon ever built.

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biological-weapons, corruption, investigation, murder, genetic-engineering