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Patlabor 2: The Movie Quotes

Patlabor 2: The Movie is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Patlabor 2: The Movie ended its run in 1970.

It features Mitsuhisa Ishikawa as producer, Kenji Kawai in charge of musical score, and Akihiko Takahashi as head of cinematography.

Patlabor 2: The Movie is recorded in Japanese and originally aired in Japan. Each episode of Patlabor 2: The Movie is 113 minutes long. Patlabor 2: The Movie is distributed by Shochiku.

Patlabor 2: The Movie Quotes

  • (Tsuge) "From this distance, the city looks like a mirage. Don't you think so as well?"
  • (Shinobu Nagumo) "No. I can't forget there are real people living there. Some are evil, but many are not. Some are ambitious, but many are content. Some are outstanding, but most are ordinary. They're NOT a mirage."
  • (Unnamed) "Vandalism. Unlawful entry. Robbery, maybe. Maybe even reckless endangerment. Why am I doing this?"
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "It may be an immoral peace; maybe an unjust peace. But an unjust peace is still better than a just war."
  • (Arakawa) "I share your revulsion about just wars. If there ever was such a thing, it was against the Nazis; our allies, Captain Gotoh, our allies. But how many people have died in the cause of what their leaders have called "just wars?" Millions?"
  • (Tsuge) "People always realize the truth when it's too late. If the government considers that a crime -- I'm guilty."
  • (Shinobu Nagumo) "Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you nay; but rather division: For from hencefoth there shall be five in one house divided.Three against two and two against three. the father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father; mother against daughter and the daughter against the mother."
  • (Arakawa) "The government may be looking for a change of cast, but no one wants to play the lead in this tragedy. Nobody wants to fire but no one's negotiating. We're looking at the collapse of civilian government by default."
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "Commanders sitting far from the front lose touch with the battle that's being fought. They become too optimistic, decisions are made that have no bearing on what the facts might be. This is even more true when the war is being lost."
  • (Inspector General Kaiho) "You're talking nonsense, Gotoh. We're not losing a war, there's no war going on."
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "You're proving the point; perfectly. There is a war going on. Declared by Tsuge when he returned home. And he undertook his abortive peacekeeping mission to prepare himself for that."
  • (Arakawa) "Did you investigate it?"
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "Like hell I did. Not my business. Even a man as manipulative as me wouldn't use an officer's love life."
  • (Arakawa) "Is that all she is to you? Remember, I've seen you together."
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "But the powers-that-be couldn't leave it alone. A woman who should be on the straight road to the top, and she's sidetracked to a plot of reclaimed wasteland housing a labor division. There's no other explanation."
  • (Kiichi Gotoh) "I see you don't bother with an address or telephone number."
  • (Arakawa) "It's enough that I know how to contact you."
  • (Shinobu Nagumo) "Suppose ye I have come to bring peace on Earth? I tell ye nay, but rather division. Henceforth, there shall be five in one house divided: three against two, and two against three. The father shall be divided against the son, and the son against the father. The mother against the daughter, and the daughter against the mother."
  • (Tsuge) "I remember us reading that together."
  • (Shinobu Nagumo) "But you've forgotten it's what you wrote to me after you returned from the UN fiasco. It seemed the words had taken on a new meaning for you --"
  • (Unnamed) "Unlawful entry."
  • (Unnamed) "Damaging private property."
  • (Unnamed) "And maybe robbery."
  • (Unnamed) "I feel a cop shouldn't be in this position."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm sure they told me at the Academy to keep clear of such things."
  • (Unnamed) "Arakawa, there -- there are some details that don't add up. Your entire case is mostly guess-work, and your evidence is circumstantial at best. Even your videos aren't particularly impressive as they can be altered as you demonstrated earlier. So I've got reservations, yeah."
  • (Arakawa) "Tsuge's putting us in the same position he was in three years ago: no backup. No rules of engagement. That's how bitter he is."

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