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Lupin III 

The legendary burglar Lupin III sets off on an adventurous trip across Italy and San Marino.

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Monkey Punch
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2015  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kan'ichi Kurita ...  Arsene Lupin III 26 episodes, 2015
Richard Cansino ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Lucien Dodge ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Doug Erholtz ...  Inspector Zenigata / ... 26 episodes, 2015
Todd Haberkorn ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Steve Kramer ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Jeff Nimoy ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Jamieson Price ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Christopher Corey Smith ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Michael Sorich ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Spike Spencer ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Terrence Stone ...  Additional Voices 26 episodes, 2015
Kôichi Yamadera ...  Inspector Zenigata 24 episodes, 2015
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...  Daisuke Jigen 23 episodes, 2015
Miyuki Sawashiro ...  Fujiko Mine 23 episodes, 2015
Daisuke Namikawa ...  Goemon Ishikawa XIII 21 episodes, 2015
Michelle Ruff ...  Fujiko Mine 18 episodes, 2015
Richard Epcar ...  Daisuke Jigen 13 episodes, 2015
Tony Oliver ...  Arsene Lupin III 13 episodes, 2015
Robbie Daymond ...  Various / ... 11 episodes, 2015
Yukiyo Fujii Yukiyo Fujii ...  Rebecca Rossellini 11 episodes, 2015
Lex Lang ...  Goemon Ishikawa XIII 11 episodes, 2015
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The legendary burglar Lupin III sets off on an adventurous trip across Italy and San Marino.

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A new Lupin journey begins See more »


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

April 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Lupin III - L'avventura italiana See more »

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Trivia

Lupin prominently wears a blue jacket throughout the show. Thus this series is known as the "Blue Jacket" series to fans. See more »

Crazy Credits

The opening credits are a stylish OO7-esque sequence:
  • Lupin drives his car
  • Jigen readies his gun
  • Fujiko dances... in the shower
  • Goemon slices the screen
  • and Zenigata engages Lupin in a car chase


The montage ends with all five characters walking into a TV studio and posing. See more »

Connections

Followed by Lupin III: The Italian Game (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Chanto Iwanakya Aisanai
(Say It, Or I Won't Give You My Love)
Composed and sung by Sayuri Ishikawa
Lyrics written by Tsunku
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Lupin the 3rd Part 4
17 November 2018 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

This series sees master thief Lupin III and friends, sharpshooter Jigen and samurai Goemon getting into a number of scrapes in Italy and San Marino. Inevitably where Lupin goes sometime lover, sometime rival Fujiko Mine and Interpol officer Inspector Zenigata can't be far behind. Over the course of the series he gets into many single episode adventures as well as having some plotlines that run through the series. Key among these are the introduction of wealthy thrill-seeker Rebecca Rossellini, who marries Lupin in the opening episode; Nyx, an MI-6 agent and a rather surprising famous Italian whose identity I won't divulge.

I really enjoyed this series; the regular characters are nicely established and keep the classic look rather than making them look more like the standard characters of today. Things started really well with Lupin and Rebecca's wedding... something I was not expecting then continued with a succession of enjoyable adventures. These adventures provide the great mix of comedy and excitement. The Italian setting is used well incorporating plenty of interesting locations. The animation and backgrounds are impressive. I went back to this series after watching 'Part Five' and would say they are of a similar quality although I slightly preferred this season. Overall this is definitely one to watch if you like other Lupin films and series.


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