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Rupan sansei: Babiron no Ôgon densetsu (1985)

Lupin squares off with two criminal families and Inspector Zenigata's new female patrol to track down a hoard of biblical-era treasure.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yasuo Yamada ... Lupin III (voice)
Eiko Masuyama ... Fujiko Mine (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ... Daisuke Jigen (voice)
Makio Inoue ... Goemon Ishikawa XIII (voice)
Gorô Naya ... Inspector Zenigata (voice)
Toki Shiozawa Toki Shiozawa ... Rosetta (voice)
Maki Carousel Maki Carousel ... Marciano (voice)
Chikao Ohtsuka ... Kowalski (voice)
Obon Obon ... Willy (voice)
Kobon Kobon ... Chen (voice)
Fumi Hirano ... Caramel (voice)
Keiko Han Keiko Han ... Qing Xiao (voice)
Rihoko Yoshida Rihoko Yoshida ... Zakusukaya (voice)
Keiko Toda Keiko Toda ... Saranda (voice)
Saeko Shimazu ... Lasagna (voice)
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Storyline

In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. 2 Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appears to know much about this treasure than meets the eye. While Zenigata has made a group of female partners that'll lure Lupin into handcuffs. But the race is on for the gold of Babel. Who is this Rosetta woman? and what is the connection between New York and the Gold? Written by J LeGault

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 July 1985 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Rupan III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This is notably the only Lupin film where he wears the pink jacket from Rupan sansei: Part III (1984). In most other features he wears either a red or green jacket. See more »

Quotes

[Goemon slices through a tank turret with Qing Xiao inside, cutting it in half but sparing her]
Ishikawa Goemon: My Zanketsu does not cut flowers.
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Connections

Follows Rupan sansei (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

C'est la vie to Iwanaide
(Don't Say C'est la vie)
Lyrics by Arikawa Masako
Music by Minami Shingo
Arranged by Yano Tatsumi
Performed by Asakura Maki
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Atrocious
10 March 2009 | by msejdbSee all my reviews

Terrible Lupin mainly because if I'd seen this one first I probably would never have bothered with the rest - which if you are reading this and wondering about Lupin - are vastly superior. Lupin himself is reduced to a ridiculous figure one minute scrambling up walls to avoid an old woman's sexual advances then deriding Zenigata by having an incredibly boring motorbike race or something over a giant vertical face (It has to be seen to be believed - what were they thinking!) So please do not judge Lupin on this piece of trash - watch some of the others which are great fun.

The plot is very predicable with Lupin 'working out' where the gold of Babylon is without any use of intelligence - it was pretty obvious about 30mins earlier before he headed off to Iraq. The aliens plot device bit is insane and adds nothing - maybe the Indy Jones Crystal Skull debacle was based on this! All in all get hold of any other Lupin and you will have a much better time.


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