Lupin the 3rd (1977–1980)

A Bouquet of Bills Blossom in Rio's Sunset 

Lupin and his gang plan to steal the money that's being spent at the Rio Soccer Stadium.



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Episode credited cast:
Yasuo Yamada ...
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Eiko Masuyama ...
Fujiko Mine (voice)
Makio Inoue ...
Gorô Naya ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cab Driver / Jail Security Guard (voice)
Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Dan Lorge ...
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata (voice) (as Jake Martin)
Tony Oliver ...
Michelle Ruff ...
Fujiko Mine / Flight Attendant (voice)
Michael Sorich ...
Olivera Net: Police Chief Of Rio (voice)
Kôsei Tomita ...
Oribera Netto (voice)


The Brazilian (Santos Futebol Clube) and American soccer team (New York Cosmos) face off at the world's largest sports arena, Rio de Janeiro's Stadium Maracanan. Arsène Lupin III is after the money from the ticket sales for the event. In order to have an alibi, Lupin, Jigen and Goemon get themselves arrested by crashing a truck into Brazil's Christ the Redeemer statue. And while in jail hospital, Fujiko helps the gang escape to steal the money and hide it inside the statue. Written by Tenchi

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10 October 1977 (Japan)  »

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Also known as "Guns, Buns and Fun in the Sun." See more »


Fujiko Mine: Got a backup-backup plan, Lupin?
Lupin: Oh, sure! Just turn around while I pull it out of the usual place!
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