Lupin III: Chi no Kokuin - Eien no Mermaid

Lupin III: Blood Seal of the Eternal Mermaid

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Synonyms: Rupan Sansei, Lupin III: Blood Seal - Eternal Mermaid
Japanese: ルパン三世 血の刻印 - 永遠のMermaid
English: Lupin III: Blood Seal of the Eternal Mermaid
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 2, 2011
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #29122
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Members: 7,716
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Two jewels are the key to the ancient treasure of Yaobikuni. But legend has it that the only person who can find the treasure is one who can walk the path of death.

And why is Lupin interested? This is the one treasure his grandfather sought but did not steal.

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Takiguchi, Teiichi
Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Youji
Sound Director


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"Love Squall" by Yoshie Nakano


Mar 10, 2023
Watched blood seal of the eternal mermaid and it was so good. It had the usual lupin movie plot rehashes but there were so many good moments and ghe animation was mind blowing at times so I quickly ignored the samey structure. I noticed really quick they used a super heavily inspired ghibli/Miyazaki style Maybe in reference to cagliostro which I thought was nice. Lupin himself had a lot of really fun moments too. The token superpowered movie exclusive girl was fairly interesting and the little girl ...
Jan 31, 2021
So, I'm not sure if this is correct, I might be wrong and this is just speculation. But I think this is the thing that inspired Lupin III The First, not The Castle of Cagliostro, as the director had said.

And I feel Eternal Mermaid is way more consistent, plotwise, in comparison. Both movies are great, don't get me wrong, and I love them both.

It has some interesting internal mythos that manages to suspend your belief (unfortunately some Lupin stuff can't pull this off, it's rare but it happens), the characters are at their best here, specially Fujiko. It touches on Lupin's relation to his ...
Feb 27, 2017
This is a more thriller type of Lupin. It starts off heist but the heist theme cuts off early into sci-fi/ thriller/ mystery. The character development women in this one not only get a lot of play, but are a crucial part of the plot! They make thought out, not rushed development. Fujiko is there, but unimportant.

The art and sound quality are better than what would expect from when it was made. I would recommend this for people new to Lupin and new anime, because it does a lot of showing the character's personalities with Fujiko being as useful as she usual is, and it's ...

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