Lupin III

Lupin III (2015) Episode JP 11 (Italy 12) Review

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"The Dream of Italy, Part 1"

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Synopsis: Determined to dicipher the writings of a departed flame, Rebecca tracks down a hint to a MI6 outpost, where they capture her and take her to a hidden base. Rebecca's butler enlists Lupin and the gang to extract her from the facility, whose security seems inpenetrable.  But our sideburned swindler loves a challenge, and inacts a plan that throws the British agents into chaos. However, it may not be so easy to get Agent Nix to cooperate, and when he gets angry, things may get out of hand! How can Lupin save his nascent wife from a dozen men with a license to kill? The next page in the book is turned in this battle of wits!

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode JP 10 (Italy 11) Review

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"The Lovesick Pig"

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Synopsis: Lupin tries to cut his love in two when he promises both Rebecca and Fujiko to take them as a date to a private party to auction off a dead count's wine collection. He attempts to split his affections and time between the two women, hoping neither of them notice the other or his swift switching between them. Both women, however, are after the same thing: a special wine said to make people fall in love, Rebecca for the thrill of the steal and Fujiko for profit. But when the whole crowd is lovestruck, will this potion prove poisonous or will Lupin have his best treasure yet, the hearts of two beautiful women? This Lupin adventure will have you exclaiming, "In vino veritas!"

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode JP 09 (Italy 10) Review

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"Requiem for the Assassins"

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Synopsis: Several assassins are themselves being killed off and Goemon is one of their targets! Goemon approaches a fellow killer, a woman named Beladonna from the same hit squad he was in to assassinate an African warlord. Can their old target's bodyguard, a man who shoots a Winchester M70, still be alive, looking for revenge? It's a tale of death, promises, and betrayal, and no matter how you slice it, Goemon will cut to the heart of the matter with his Zentetsuken!

 

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Lupin III (2015) Episode JP 07 (Italy 08) Review

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"Zapping Operation"

 

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Synopsis: After robbing a jewelry store, Lupin and Jigen are forced to steal a car that happens to belong to a pair of kidnappers for the white slave trade. Coincidences continue when the girl in the trunk is both Rebecca Rossellini number one fan and the daughter of MI6 agent Nyx! Unfortunately for our favorite thieves, when Nyx tracks his daughter down, he assumes that Lupin and Jigen kidnapped her and Rebecca's in on it. Can the gang stop Nyx's rampage in his retrieval of his daughter? The agent with a license to kill has Lupin in his sight again! 

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode JP 06 (Italy 07) Review

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"Until the Full Moon Sets"

 

 

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Synopsis: When Lupin targets a wealthy widow believed to have inherited a secret treasure, Inspector Zenigata vows to protect her until the master thief backs off. Zenigata is as obsessive and single-minded as ever, determined to ward off Lupin, despite Elena's initial distrust of him. Lupin is as persistent as ever, employing fake-outs and decoys, but Pops doesn't quit easily, either! And yet, Elena may have secrets to uncover after all. Who will win the struggle for a possibly fictional payoff? It's a battle of wits with twist after twist!

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode 05 Review

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Episode 05, "The Magician's Left Hand"

 

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Synopsis: Lupin investigates Fujiko's relationship with a young magician from a circus, Luca, who seems to have had fallen in love with her. Lupin is incredulous, as Fujiko's motivations always involve a swindle, and becoming a knife-throwing act seems like a cover. Sure enough, it seems like Fujiko is after the Trick Recipes, the codex of circus tricks and secrets, that could be valuable, and which only exists in Luca's mind. What is Fujiko's motivations for supporting the reserved young man whose burning desire is to become a great magician? It's all about slight of hand as Lupin tries to decipher the clues to this magical mystery!

 

Otaku Evolution Episode 53 - Lupin III: Bye Bye, Lady Liberty

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Otaku Evolution Episode 53 - Lupin III: Bye Bye... by ellbell01

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