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Lupin III: Dead or Alive


Alternative Titles

English: Lupin III: Dead or Alive
Synonyms: Rupan Sansei: Dead or Alive
Japanese: ルパン三世 DEAD OR ALIVE

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 20, 1996
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 37 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.321 (scored by 2,013 users)
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Ranked: #22392
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Popularity: #4217
Members: 4,291
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Synopsis

Lupin, Goemon, and Jigen take a mini-helicopter and head to the mysterious “Drifting Island” looking for a treasure rumored to be hidden somewhere on it. Through their exploration of the island, the trio encounters the lethal “Nanomachine,” the island’s security system. The trio triggers the alarm, springing “the Nanomachine” to life. The key to solving the island’s mystery lies in the small nation of Zufu. This once prosperous nation is now ruled by the ruthless, knife-collecting, General Headhunter. Fujiko does her usual probing and hacks into General Headhunter’s computer hoping to find some crucial information. Zenigata has received a video message from Lupin in which Lupin announces his desire for the priceless treasure. Oleander, a fiery blond officer with some hidden secrets of her own, steps in to help Zenigata. Armed with their newly found information, Lupin, Goemon, Jigen, and Fujiko go back to “Drifting Island,” but this time they are followed by General Headhunter.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III, Arsene
Main
Kurita, Kanichi
Japanese
Kurita, Kanichi
Jigen, Daisuke
Jigen, Daisuke
Main
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Japanese
Kobayashi, Kiyoshi
Mine, Fujiko
Mine, Fujiko
Main
Masuyama, Eiko
Japanese
Masuyama, Eiko
Ishikawa XIII, Goemon
Ishikawa XIII, Goemon
Main
Inoue, Makio
Japanese
Inoue, Makio

Staff

Shinohara, Toshiya
Shinohara, Toshiya
Co-Director, Storyboard
Monkey Punch
Monkey Punch
Director
Yano, Hiroyuki
Yano, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Chief Animation Director
Burgmeier, John
Burgmeier, John
Script


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"Damage no Amai Wana" by Media Youth




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sizest300
Apr 30, 2016
Another Lupin movie and surprisingly directed by Monkey Punch. He has been stated on record that directing this film was not a good experience, the deadline was too short, and he only accepted the role because the film did not have a director.

This time Lupin and the gang, based on a rumour, head to a mysterious island to find a massive hidden treasure. Upon their arrival, they are attacked by a super sci-fi based security system and narrowly escape. The key to finding the treasure on the island is by unlocking some secret a small dictator nation has.

Although the plot is not too bad nor read more
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napolean86
Jun 25, 2010
The animation style of this lupin movie differs somewhat from the other movies. This movie uses realism style animation as opposed to the exaggerated styles everyone is probably used to. The story is slightly better than average since lupin's job this time isn't a simple heist and he has to deal with a lot of political stuff that gets in his way.
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