Lupin III

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.

 

Lupin III: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone

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Lupin III: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone

 

 

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Synopsis: While stealing a valuable gem from the nation of East Doroa, which has been in conflict with its neighbor West Doroa, Lupin and Jigen are shot at by a skilled assassin. They discover that the the sniper and polymath Jael Okuzaki, who creates graves for his victims before the fact, has targeted Jigen. And this assassin has never once failed to take out his target. Can Lupin and Jigen figure out why Jigen's been targeted and remove him from the cross hairs? And why is Fujiko Mine mixed up in this? This adventure will see Lupin and Jigen test the limits of their partnership as they run, shoot, and maneuver for their lives.

 

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