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Lupin III (2015): Italian Game

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Japanese: ルパン三世 イタリアン・ゲーム


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2016
Licensors: None found, add some
Source: Original
Duration: 1 hr. 31 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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The special's story centers on the kidnapping of Rebecca Rossellini, a beautiful business owner who is a featured character in the new Lupin III TV anime series that is currently airing. Upon hearing of her kidnapping, Lupin rushes to her rescue. Additionally, Lupin receives a written challenge from a mysterious person named "The Masked Count" suggesting a contest: who can obtain the "inheritance of Count Cagliostro" first.

(Source: ANN)


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Apr 25, 2016
We can say that "Italian Game" is probably one of the most disappointing Lupin TV Special ever made.
It was a nice choice setting the story in continuity with the last serie (the blue jacket one) with the same animation style and re-proposing the new characters we met, a countinuity that sounded like a warm "don't worry, there's still some of it".

So, what went wrong?
The challenge to find the heritage of the Count of Cagliostro (also an open reference to Miyazaki's film) is covered only by the last 20 minutes of the special, before that we have to see again a lot of material from the read more
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'Lupin III' Gets New TV Special for Winter 2016

'Lupin III' Gets New TV Special for Winter 2016

It was announced that Lupin III will get a new special, titled Lupin III Italian Game. The special episode will air on January 8 via NTV. The story will focus on Re...read more

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