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.

 

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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