Lupin VIII

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Japanese: ルパン8世


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 28, 2012
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 22 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.561 (scored by 10641,064 users)
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Ranked: #108442
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Popularity: #8556
Members: 3,430
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Pilot of Lupin sequel included with the Lupin 40th anniversary Bluray set.

Five generations after Lupin the 3rd, Lupin the 8th plies his trade in an airship that flies above a futuristic Paris.

(Source: ANN)


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Araki, Shingo
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Aug 13, 2016
Mixed Feelings
TL;DR: this anime show exactly what you should do if you want to fail.

Lupin VIII is the adventure of the 8th generation of Lupin. Because this pilot was juste a pilot, there aren't voices. But that's not a real problem.
You need first to know that this anime was a collobaration between the Japanese studio and... a French studio.
First error: going on the Land of Arsène Lupin where copyrights would not let you do whatever you want.

The history is a total change of Lupin. All the characters were "Westerned" for fitting the "Western Audience". For an anime which already was quite "good" in that regard.
Lupin isn't ...
Nov 1, 2021
Now that I saw everything related to lupine, I can say that I became a fan of the series (although the term fan I don't like to use it) let's just say that if something new comes out, be sure that I would see it without hesitation

I preferred to see everything about lupine for a reason to understand what this series was about (at that time I only knew about the extent of this verse from what I read in MAL but I did not go into detail until today that I saw it.

I do not want to get into technicalities since that is not ...

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