Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (1979) Poster


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Rupan sansei (1978)

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Rupan sansei: Pilot Film (1969) (TV Short)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Rupan sansei (1971) (TV Series)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Rupan Sansei: Nenriki chin sakusen (1974)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Rupan sansei (1978)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Lupin the Third Bye Bye, Lady Liberty (1989) (TV Movie)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Lupin III: Green vs. Red (2008) (Video)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Rupan Sansei: Rupan Ikka Seizeroi (2012) (Short)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko to iu onna (2012) (TV Series)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.
Rupan sansei (2014)
Contemporary live-action adaptation of the "Lupin III" franchise.

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Cliff Hanger (1983) (Video Game)


Rupan sansei: Chateau de Cagliostro Saikai (1997) (Video Game)
it's a spin off of the 1979 classic anime movie.


Safety Last! (1923)
The film's climax involves the villain hanging from a giant clock.
Arsène Lupin (1932)
The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird (1952)
The basic plotline of disrupting the wedding of an evil tyrant and both having and a beautiful innocent girl, the tyrant's luxuriously-decorated palace that is also full of traps, and a gang of henchmen serving the tyrant - both oversized goons and ninja-like assassins. Also the castle was visually influenced by the film.

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Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
Shutaro Mendou receives an invitation to Ataru Moroboshi's wedding. When Mendou's servant brings him the letter, he delays reading it for him, in a verbal exchange identical to the one between Jodo and the Count
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
The finale in which Basil fights Ratigan in Big Ben's tower, as well as outside, is reminiscent of what happens between Lupin and the Count in the clock-tower finale of this film.
Otaku no video (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
Poster is shown.
Here Is Greenwood (1991) (Video)
At the end of the 3rd episode of the show, the main characters recreate the clock tower scene from the ending of Cagliostro at the school talent show.
Batman: The Animated Series: The Clock King (1992) (TV Episode)
The fight scene Batman and Fugate have atop a clock tower was an intentional allusion to Miyazaki's Castle of Cagliostro.
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
The scene where Batman is washed down the sewer is a shot-for-shot remake of the scene where Lupin is washed down an aquaduct in Cagliostro.
Lupin III: Island of Assassins (1997) (TV Movie)
The files that Zenigata was looking at, at the restraunt had pictures of the Count and the Castle from this movie.
FLCL (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Mentioned by Kamon in Episode 5: Brittle Bullet
Azumanga daioh (2001) (Short)
Tomo-chan imitates Fujiko by calling "Rupan" in a fantasy
Spirited Away (2001)
Chihiro runs down the staircase just like when Lupin ran down the rooftop.
Lupin the 3rd: Treasure of the Sorcerer King (2002) (Video Game)
The "Claws" resemble the Assassins in that movie.
Samurai Jack: Jack and the Creature (2003) (TV Episode)
The crystal Jack seeks is called "The Crystal of Cagliostro," referencing Miyazaki's "Lupin the 3rd" film.
Keroro gunsô: Momoka ai to seishun to haran no toubou de arimasu (2004) (TV Episode)
Mr. Nishizawa's elite force army resembles the Count's assassins.
Cars (2006)
Identical Fiat 500 car in both films. John Lasseter is a friend/fan of Miyazaki's films
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
A shot where Bart rolls down the roof was inspired by Lupin running down the castle roof during his rescue attempt.
Gintama: Hanaya toka keeki ya no musume ni otoko wa yowai/Mukashi no buyuuden ha sanwarimashi de hanase (2008) (TV Episode)
The Cat's Punch opening parodies the Casino robbery scene.
Lupin III: Green vs. Red (2008) (Video)
The main theme song of the movie was played in various scenes, also there's a part with Lupin watching the movie at a theater along with a torn poster of it.
Youth in Revolt (2009)
When Nick visits Sheeni and runs from the police he is wearing the same attire as Lupin the Third
Rupan sansei (2014)
One of Lupin and Jigen's heists in the film is modeled after the opening of The Castle of Cagliostro.

Featured in 

AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
Used in segments.
JesuOtaku Anime Reviews: Lupin III: The Castle of Caliostro (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Anime Abandon: The Castle of Cagliostro (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofed in 

Keroro gunsô: Keroro Shinryaku mo shouene dene de arimasu/Keroro inaka ni mukete totsugeki seyo! de arimasu (2004) (TV Episode)
Keroro & Tamama both fell into two seperate trap doors that resemble how Lupin fell into a trap door. While there's another part that features two guys resembling Lupin & Jigen driving their yellow car the same way during the car chase scene.

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