Lupin III: Twilight Gemini no Himitsu

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Synonyms: Lupin III: The Secret of Twilight Gemini, Rupan Sansei: Twilight Gemini no Himitsu, Lupin III Special Part 8, Lupin III: The Legend of Twilight Gemini
Japanese: ルパン三世『トワイライト☆ジェミニの秘密』


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 2, 1996
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


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Ranked: #38792
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Oct 4, 2009
Psycho_Sanji (All reviews)
The Secret of Twilight Gemini is a nice Lupin special.

Lupin sets off for Morocco, looking for a legendary treasure. His only clue is an interesting jewel that an old man gave him. It's a nice different location for Lupin, with the desert and that hot exotic feel.

One interesting thing about this movie is that Jigen has a much smaller role than usual, generally being in a different place than Lupin. On one hand their classic dynamic together is missed, but it is a change of pace. Plus, this way, Lupin can focus on the ladies...

Fujiko rules in this. Throughout the entire feature she is seducing read more
May 21, 2016
BowlingJD (All reviews)
Up to this point, Lupin and the gang may have run stale featuring pretty much yearly releases to this date. Once the original series was over and the amazing movie in Castle of Cagliostro, Lupin featuring in a good or even decent movie has been a tough ride. Luckily, The Secret of Twilight Gemini and its’ B-movie plot is a sight long awaited for in the Lupin franchise featuring likeable characters, good action and adventure, well written, and of course comedy with a little fan-service thrown in.

Twilight Gemini takes quite some inspiration from Cagliostro from a family heirloom leading to a massive hidden treasure (Cagliostro read more
Feb 28, 2017
Inuyoujo (All reviews)
No magic in this story, and it the gang is doing what they usually do without going out of the realm of their characters. Character development woman got a lot of play but seemed more important than she was sometimes. Very basic Lupin fun for the people that are already familiar with the gang's usual antics.

As much as I enjoyed this, I take off points for queer coding. There's a non-binary villain that gets called some derogatory terms. In all of Lupin not a lot of non-binary or non-heterosexual people appear, but it seems that when they do they have to be villainous. Taking off read more