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Lupin VIII


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Japanese: ルパン8世

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

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Score: 5.831 (scored by 340 users)
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Ranked: #69302
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Popularity: #6642
Members: 1,163
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Synopsis

Pilot of Lupin sequel to be included with the Lupin 40th anniversary Bluray set.

5 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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Rintaro
Rintaro
Director
Araki, Shingo
Araki, Shingo
Animation Director


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ZorroGuevara
Aug 13, 2016
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 read more
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