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Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna

Alternative Titles

English: Lupin the Third, The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
Synonyms: Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, Lupin III, Lupin III~Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna~
Japanese: LUPIN the Third ~峰不二子という女~


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2012 to Jun 28, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Source: Unknown
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.821 (scored by 8,478 users)
Ranked: #7832
Popularity: #1762
Members: 18,465
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Many people are falling prey to a suspicious new religion. Lupin III infiltrates this group, hoping to steal the treasure their leader keeps hidden. There he lays eyes on the beautiful, bewitching woman who has the leader enthralled. This is the story of how fashionable female thief Fujiko Mine first met Lupin III, the greatest thief of his generation.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III, Arsene
Kurita, Kanichi
Kurita, Kanichi
Jigen, Daisuke
Jigen, Daisuke
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Mine, Fujiko
Mine, Fujiko
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Sawashiro, Miyuki
Ishikawa XIII, Goemon
Ishikawa XIII, Goemon
Namikawa, Daisuke
Namikawa, Daisuke


Watanabe, Shinichiro
Watanabe, Shinichiro
Sabat, Christopher
Sabat, Christopher
Producer, ADR Director
Yamamoto, Sayo
Yamamoto, Sayo
Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Youji
Shimizu, Youji
Sound Director

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Opening Theme

"New Wuthering Heights" by Naruyoshi Kikuchi y Pepe Tormento Azcarar feat. Ichiko Hashimoto

Ending Theme

"Duty Friend" by NIKIIE

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Jan 30, 2015
To call Lupin The 3rd important is a severe understatement, it's influenced many anime. Pretty much any western style anime about a bunch of crazy characters going on adventures and getting into trouble owes something to Lupin The 3rd but that does that mean it's still relevant? It's still popular in Japan sure but with how many stagnant specials and how silly it can be, The franchise was started to get pretty stale, it definitely needed a change of pace to keep things interesting.

The result was to change Lupin from a cartoony comedy to a gritty Film Noir and to have the main character read more
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Nov 18, 2014
I'm going to say this from the start: Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine is, to me, an absolutely outstanding piece of art. I'll also say this: this review is gonna be unbelievably pretentious. Sorry :p.

It's probably not unfair to say that a lot of people, if not most people, watch anime primarily for straight-up, unadulterated enjoyment - fun, in other words - and this style of anime utterly floods the market. However, every so often there comes an anime or two that break the mold, and these more daring shows are absolutely crucial to reviving such a stagnant medium. I'd like to read more
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May 14, 2014
I've rewatched this several times to get a better perspective and open my opinion. Woow! As any Lupin franchise fan knows, the history of the characters is volatile and trying to make any one back story canon will make your head explode. That said, I think this series has possibly the best back story for the characters.

CHARACTERS: Fujiko has never been one of my favorite characters. I think Jigen and I share the same opinion of her. But her meeting with the main characters (in this series at least) is great. First there was the Lupin episode (what happens at the end of that read more
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Jun 28, 2012
The Woman Called Fujiko Mine is certainly not standard Lupin III fare. Rather than the comical and over the top antics you would expect of Lupin and his group as they steal and outwit Zenigata, the humor here is more subdued and the series has a darker, more serious and mature feel to it. Fujiko finds herself the main attraction of this series as the first half to this series is prominently focused on her tackling different thefts while encountering Lupin, Goemon and Jigen individually and the second half features the four being caught up in the activity of a mysterious organization that Fujiko appears read more
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