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Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)

Rupan sansei: Kutabare! Nastradamus (original title)
Lupin must rescue a young girl from a mysterious doomsday cult, who wants a book of prophecies hidden by the girl's father.

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Sergeo (voice)
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Goemon Ishikawa (voice)
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Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Josh Martin ...
Rhisely (voice)
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Fujiko Mine (voice)
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Fujiko Mine (voice)
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Goemon Ishikawa (voice)
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Daisuke Jigen (voice)
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Richard Nixon builds the Tower of Bable, but is being undermined by the Nostradamus cult. His daughter is kidnapped by an animated version of Benny "The Jet", but Japan's greatest thief, Lupin III, saves the day. Goemon defeats the Brazilian soccer team along the way. Written by eirias

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According to the opening text this movie is set in January 1999. See more »

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The original Japanese version of the film contains a dedication at the very end of the closing credits: "To Yasuo Yamada, the Eternal Lupin the Third: Thank you!" See more »

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Spoofs Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) See more »

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Ai no Tsuzuki (Continuance of Love)
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An under rated venture
4 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Only recently have I stumbled across the Lupin III series, and they have found a way to tag along at the end of my daily routines. Distinct characters, interesting plots, and an unusual sense of anxiety on what could happen next. The first few I had seen were intriguing none the less, but it wasn't until I had seen Farewell to Nostradamus that I had truly been engulfed by this world that Monkey Punch had created.

These movies are usually very fast paced and chaotic. Farewell to Nostradamus handles this well and succeeds where a lot of the Lupin III spawns blunder, at creating a smooth and climactic story line. There is never a point where the viewer is overloaded with plot material, all while building up to a tense and very satisfying ending.

Quick synopsis: Lupin III is a sly, suave, and slick international thief. He is accompanied by; Jigens (a nicotine addicted gun slinger), Goemon (a patient samurai), and Fujiko (a heart and neck breaker).

After a successful diamond theft, the team quickly turns their attention towards a high paying job. To find the lost pages of prophet, Nostradamus. Soon they are stuck in the middle of a presidential election, a kidnapping, and the eerily accurate predictions of a modern day doomsday cult. All while being chased by INTERPOL's leading investigator, Zenigata.


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