The story of how the fashionable femme fatale Fujiko Mine first met Lupin III, anime's greatest thief.
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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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 Fujiko Mine (13 episodes, 2012)
Miyuki Sawashiro ...
 Fujiko Mine (13 episodes, 2012)
Kan'ichi Kurita ...
 Lupin III (10 episodes, 2012)
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 Arsene Lupin III (10 episodes, 2012)
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 Inspector Zenigata (8 episodes, 2012)
Josh Grelle ...
 Oscar (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Oscar (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Inspector Zenigata (8 episodes, 2012)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
 Daisuke Jigen (6 episodes, 2012)
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 Daisuke Jigen (6 episodes, 2012)
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The story of how the fashionable femme fatale Fujiko Mine first met Lupin III, anime's greatest thief.

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Fujiko Mine means "mountain peaks of Fuji" in Japanese, a pun on the size of her breasts. See more »

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[opening sequence]
Fujiko Mine: Now, stop everything you are doing, allow your heart to race, and look at me. Theft is not to take something away or break something. It is a special crime, an elegant vice; it is an amalgam of secrets, felonies, mischief and fear. Just like Wuthering Heights' Heathcliff, I'm defined by my all-consuming passion. Stealing is a sexy prison from which there is no escape. Its psychological foundation is... unknown. Who is the slave? Who is the master? Is God watching her, has God ...
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Lupin the third is a very skilled thief who is always chased by Inspector Zenigata.
24 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is an introduction to the classic Monkey Punch characters.Even if it is visually attractive and the narrative quite interesting, it is not the same as the original 70s cartoon. It certainly keeps some stuff from the original series, like the characters' behavior. Lupin is still full of himself and really clever at what he does. Fujiko rivals him, but counts on her beauty as an extra. Jigen is remarkable at shooting. Goemon is an old school samurai. I think the sickest character is Fujiko and Jigen the least mental. The main flaw is the characters' appearance. Even if they wear the same clothes as in the 70s, the drawings do not reflect their personality as well as the old ones.


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