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Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998)

Rupan sansei: Honô no kioku Tokyo Crisis (original title)
Lupin attempts to get his hands on a treasure map, but finds himself in a crisis where the future of Tokyo hangs in the balance.

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Credited cast:
Megumi Hayashibara ...
Maria
Kan'ichi Kurita ...
Lupin III (as Kanichi Kurita)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Eiko Masuyama ...
Makio Inoue ...
Gorô Naya ...
Kôichi Yamadera ...
Michael Suzaku / Godo
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Lupin has his eye set on a set of unique photographic plates, which hold the key to an ancient treasure dating back to the Edo period. These plates are in the keeping of Michael Suzuki, a multi-millionaire who is about to open a water park in Tokyo. Unfortunately, two of his partners aren't in good condition at the moment: marksman Daisuke Jigen is suffering from a toothache that impedes his aim, and swordsman Goemon Ishikawa has had his prized sword stolen from him... and in Suzuki's collection! Meanwhile, Inspector Zenigata must reluctantly deal with Maria, a journalist assigned to report on the Lupin case but who would much rather report on Suzuki. However, she holds a dark secret to Suzuki's past that he is prepared to hide at any cost. And just what is the secret hidden within the plates? Written by Q. Leo Rahman

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Kôichi Yamadera (Michael Suzuki) and Megumi Hayashibara (Maria) were in Shinichirô Watanabe's space mercenary show Cowboy Bebop (1998). Watanabe has cited "Lupin III" as an influence on his work, primarily Cowboy Bebop. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Zenigata: [to Michael Suzuki] With all your abilities, the path you follow is a charade where you can just threaten the government and walk away! I would have chosen a much more civilized path - in fact, it's my job to put you guys on the same path as the rest of the law-abiding citizens!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a montage of the main characters arriving at the Aquapolis theme park. See more »

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Follows Lupin III: Island of Assassins (1997) See more »

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Akogare
(Longing)
Sung by Megumi Hayashibara
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A Great Lupin the 3rd movie
31 March 2003 | by (Galveston, Tx) – See all my reviews

I had watch the movie in japanese I say it great and I like about it is we get to see more of Inspector Zenigata and other are great too I'am a lupin fan also many other who are will love this movie. Also I hope Funmation will make a english version of it very soon and it will come out on vhs and dvd. 9 of 10


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