A detective hunts a killer who is removing girls hearts. When his own fiancée falls victim to the killer, the detective discovers the otherworldly intentions of the killer and is helped from beyond the grave by his fiancée.
Saburo (Shun Oguri) is a high school student good in sports, but not very good with his studies. One day, Saburo travels back in time and arrives in the Sengoku period of 1549. There, ... See full summary »
In the dinner scene before the climax, Pierre reveals that he now knows Lupin's first name. In Japan, the "Jr." and "III" naming conventions do not exist as they do in Western countries - craftsman etc. are referred to by the number of generations they come after the founding family member, even if their first names are not the same. The Japanese fan-base for Lupin III generally believes that the character's first name is a secret, as evidenced by the fact that he has never actually been referred to in dialogue or in writing as "Arsène Lupin III". For instance, in Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (1979), Count Cagliostro refers to Lupin as "the Third-Generation Arsène Lupin" to dodge the route of clearly giving Lupin a first name. However, due to the differences in naming conventions, non-Japanese fans and sources have near-universally accepted that his first name is the same as his grandfather's. See more »
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If you like a detective thriller kind of story with lots of action, you could do a lot worse than this. It's fun, has a lot of good stunts and it's an easy watch. There might not be the biggest acting challenge going on and the characters may seem easily drawn too, but that shouldn't be an obstacle in enjoying this.
It might be a bit too long for some people though and I am not that familiar with the general story of "Lupin" (this is not the first movie made about this character), so I can't tell you how this is compared to other sources/movies. I do know that I did enjoy myself and was entertained enough to give this at least one thumb up
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