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Lupin III: Island of Assassins (1997)
"Rupan sansei: Walther P38" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  1 August 1997 (Japan)
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The Tarantulas, the deadliest of all assassins.

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Stars: Shin Aomori, Troy Baker, Naoki Bando
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Kan'ichi Kurita ...
Arsene Lupin III (as Kanichi Kurita)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Makio Inoue ...
Eiko Masuyama ...
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Fujiko Mine (voice)
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After trying to pull off a heist, Lupin encounters a group of killers called the Tarantulas. One of them so happen to have his long lost special Wather P38, he once own. Lupin decides to investigate by going to the Tarantulas' hideaway on a well protected island in the Brimudal Triangle. With the help of his friends Jigen, Goemon, and Fujiko. Lupin has no fear. But he doesn't know that it won't be so easy to escape the island with the gold the Assassins smuggled. Written by J LeGault

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The ninth Lupin the 3rd TV Movie. See more »

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More Dark and violent than the other Lupin anime
3 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Lupin the 3rd TV movie is different than the other ones.

It has more violence and the plot to it is more dark. Still has some humor in it but not a whole lot.

Lupin has to face the most dangerous group of Assassins ever. Who are trained/savaged killers. Lupin also tries to find his lost famous Wather P38 he use to own.

The animation is very smooth and well done.

Character designs are different than the previous TV movies character designs.

This may very well be the most violent Lupin the 3rd anime ever.

It's still worth seeing. I give it an 8/10


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