Lupin III: Honoo no Kioku - Tokyo Crisis

Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis

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Synonyms: Rupan Sansei, Lupin III: Memories of the Flame - Tokyo Crisis
Japanese: ルパン三世『炎の記憶 ~Tokyo Crisis~』
English: Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 1998
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 32 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Lupin & co. attempt to steal two face plates from millionare Michael Sizuki, thinking that they will lead to an ancient treasure when brought together. However, it soon becomes apparent that there is more behind the plates then meets the eye.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Watson, Barry
Ooishi, Hiromichi
Assistant Producer


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Ending Theme

"Akogare (あこがれ)" by Megumi Hayashibara


Jun 25, 2010
This Lupin the 3rd movie doesn't really have much that sets it apart from the rest of the series. The only odd things about the movie is that for all but ten minutes of the movie, Goemon doesn't have his sword, and Jegan's toothache keeps him from shooting straight. One good thing this particular movie does is that you get to see into Inspector Zenagata's personal life and his motivations for doing what he does. Other than that though, it's a pretty average Lupin movie.
Jun 6, 2015
Of all the Lupin animated features that the saga has had in its long history, this one is my top favourite. It embodies all the elements that make up a great Lupin tale, but also stands out as being different from a normal expected Lupin tale. And it's just so much fun to see, too! Not since the Miyazaki era has there been a Lupin story that has been as entertaining as this one.

The story is the standard for a "soft-boiled" Lupin tale: Lupin and his mates carry out a caper with Zenigata in pursuit, Fujiko has her own plans in effect, and then everyone ...
Dec 8, 2019
These boys knew what they were doing. Tokyo Crisis is formulated beautifully to the beats of The Castle of Cagliostro. Lupin seeks a mysterious treasure under the guard of a nefarious aristocrat; glorious chase scenes follow; an innocent damsel is tied up with the mystery; political pressure on the always-resolute Zenigata causes him to despair, yet he pursues his sense of duty outside the law; Fujiko seeks the treasure by her own means; Jigen and Goemon exist as running gags rather than as primary characters. One could accuse it of imitation, but the fate of a long-running franchise is to perpetually tell the same story. ...

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