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Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyou: Koike Takeshi Wins the Lupin Game

Lupin the IIIrd: Jigen Daisuke no Bohyou, is exactly the sort of thing I’ve wanted out of the Lupin franchise since I started digging into it years ago. While I really love Lupin III, in each and every Lupin work I’ve … Continue reading

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They’re All Grown Ups, It’s Okay: Lupin III–The Mystery of Mamo

Mystery of Mamo is Lupin boiled down to its core. It’s big, stupid, confusing, crazy, cool, sexist, bold, and… kind of smart. It’s probably the closest the animated side of the franchise has come to original creator Monkey Punch’s fucked-up … Continue reading

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Stay Cool, Man: Green Jacket Lupin

In the brave year of 2012, the Lupin III franchise has become a well oiled machine, pushing out entertaining, but usually formulaic, TV specials each year. But way back in 1971, the Lupin franchise was just cutting its teeth on anime. After … Continue reading

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