Lupin III

Lupin III Part V Episode 12 Review

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Episode 12, "The Etravagance of Goemon Ishikawa XIII"

 

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Synopsis:  Goemon finds himself in a quaint village looking for the owner of a jewel Lupin wants. The jewel's owner, Chloé, runs a struggling bistro and Goemon keeps surveillance on her, saving her from others wanting the treasure. But the more he gets to know the town and its people, especially Chloé, the harder it gets for him to snatch the item. Can Goemon overcome his feelings and pull the job off or will Lupin have to finish it for him? It's con vs con during a con, as our favorite modern samurai walks among the cosplay crowd!

Lupin III Part V Episode 11 Review

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Episode 11, "Get Pablo's Collection"

 

 

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Synopsis:  Lupin is eyeing the Pablo Collection, the treasure of a South American drug kingpin. Trekking through the jungle, they're pursued by Pablo's ex-lackeys, but manage to find his loot: a collection of classic cars. But suddenly, Lupin's challenged to a race from a Pablo himself, and things don't go as planned. With the military firing cannons at them, can the Lupin gang avoid being blown apart? Friendship is challenged in this spirited safari!

 

Lupin III Part V Episode 10 Review

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Episode 10, "Thief and Thief'"

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Synopsis:  Politics make for strange bedfellows, and even stranger team-ups, as Lupin and Albert agree to cooperate to retrieve the black notebook from Jose's gang of killers! But that association of assassination proves to be a continuing challenge, even with Jigen and Goemon close behind. Who will finally retrieve that ledger of liars, Lupin, Albert, or Calvess? Lupin writes his own message in this explosive conclusion!

 

 

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Lupin III Part V Episode 08 Review

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Episode 08, "Who Has the Black Notebook?"

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Synopsis:  At Gaston's grave, Lupin and Jigen meet Camille Bardot, a retired detective with photographic memory. He reveals that he was the one who commissioned Gaston to copy the original black notebook. However, a group of assassins target Camille and Lupin, and the detective is gunned down. Lupin sets up a meeting with Albert to hand over the book, hoping to outwit his old nemesis with a few tricks. However, he underestimates his opponents' powers of observation. Is Lupin's showdown with Albert a bridge too far? Watch out, Lupin!

Lupin III Part V Episode 06 Review

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Episode 06, "Lupin vs The Smart Safe"

 

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Synopsis:  Two brothers have invented a special safe that can only be opened by those with the lowest intelligence, which may prove to be too hard for the brilliant Lupin to break into. Lupin is disinterested at first, but is called out on loans made to his colleagues, so he decides to give it a try. Lupin believes he has the perfect technique for zoning out, but when he attempts it, things don't go as planned! Can Lupin find a way to get dumb enough to open the genius-proof safe? And why are Jigen and Fujiko holding heavy objects? It's a stupifying caper for Lupin!

 

Lupin III Part V Episode 05 Review

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Episode 05, "A Crook's Resolve"

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Synopsis:  Lupin is dead! Or is he? The proprietors of the dark web's Marco Polo service believe themselves victorious, while Inspector Zenigata is reassigned to narcotics and shelters Ami at his apartment. Lupin's gang seems to be moving towards some goal, though, and surprisingly, Ami interviews for a new, dangerous job. What happened to Lupin and will our teenaged techie talent take a deadly dive? It's the conclusion of a five-part story as we see who really won the Lupin Game!

 

 

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