Lupin III

Lupin III (2015) Episode 03 Review

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Episode 03, ".02 Chance of Survival"

 

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Synopsis: Lupin III is in the cross hairs of MI6! The famous thief has set his eyes on the fragment of a diamond necklace made for Marie Antoinette that was hidden in the San Leo prison by Alessandra Cagliostro. But during the visit of a royal visit from the Prince of England to view the treasure, the British Secret Service is eager to remove Lupin from the equation, by any means necessary. So Nix, a determined agent with a license to kill, captures Jigen to lure Lupin. Can our felonious friend Lupin outsmart and outmaneuver an ace on Her Majesty's Secret Service? Lupin prefers his heists shaken, not stirred!

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode 02 Review

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Episode 02, "The False Playmaker"

 

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Synopsis: Professional footballer (that's soccer player for Americans and Japanese) Mario Brozzi has a problem. Not only does he need to dope to get an edge in the game, but gangster Riccardo Mondini has blackmail on him concerning that doping. "San Marino's treasure" Brozzi seeks out the help of Lupin and the gang to steal the photos and records that would indict Brozzi from Mondini, who owns a rival team. Can the world's greatest thief assist the nation's favorite player? What does MI6 have to do with this? And is the carbonara any good? A sly gambit and spirited car chase is all in a day's work for Lupin III!

 

Lupin III (2015) Episode 01 Review

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Episode 01, "The Marriage of Lupin III"

 

 

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Synopsis: It's wedding bells for master thief Lupin III in the Italian republic of San Marino! Tying the knot with a CEO and celebutante Rebecca Rossellini. But despite all the happy tidings, it's obvious that Lupin is up to something. In this case, he has his eyes on San Marino's national treasure, the Royal Crown of Liberty. It proves impossible to keep the crafty Fujiko in the dark about this, though, and she's not the only lady looking to make herself a queen! Can Lupin the Newlywed keep himself from being caught? The brand new Lupin TV show is molto bene!

 

Lupin III Part I Episode 02 Review

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Episode 02, "The Man They Call A Magician"

 

 

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Synopsis: Fujiko is being pursued by a mysterious and dangerous man, Pycal, who she stole something from. Lupin and Jigen struggle to protect her, but Pycal appears to have strange powers, including being immune to bullets, levitation, and shooting flames from his finger. Though Lupin discovers the secrets behind Pycal's abilities, he appears to fall to his death. But Lupin is clever and turns the tables, using the very same techniques as Pycal to gain an advantage. Pycal is overwhelmed and his secret formula goes down in flames along with him.

 

Lupin III Part I Episode 01 Review

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Episode 01, "Is Lupin Burning...?!"

 

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Synopsis: Lupin III participates in a suspicious Formula One-style race. The race is a trap from the Scorpion crime syndicate to destroy Lupin and dominate crime in Japan. Lupin's operative, Fujiko Mine, is captured, and he has to switch places in the race with his ally Jigen so he can rescue her and confront the organization's boss. All the while, Lupin is pursued by Inspector Zenigata, dogged chaser of Lupin. Lupin manages to destroy the Scorpion group's headquarters and race track, but Fujiko betrays him to the law. Lupin manages to slip away, and shows Fujiko that there's no hard feelings.

 

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