Lupin III: Green vs. Red

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ルパン三世GREENvsRED


Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2008
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 1 hr. 19 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 6.611 (scored by 37413,741 users)
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Ranked: #57772
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Popularity: #6238
Members: 8,054
Favorites: 9

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Synopsis

Yasuo works at a ramen restaurant and is dating the pretty news reporter Yukiko. However, things aren't going well for him financially and after a customer leaves a green jacket behind, Yasuo starts adding to his income by walking the crowded streets of the Tokyo metroplex and stealing people's wallets. With this, he's able to buy his girlfriend a nice ring even though she says he didn't need to buy this for her.
Over time, Yasuo becomes obsessed with becoming Lupin to the point that he reads and watches everything regarding him, he even works with Jigen for a time.

However, when Yasuo learns of the Ice Cube diamond, he knows that if he can steal this, he will be the real Lupin.

(Source: Lupin Wiki, edited)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Ueno, Hiroyuki
Producer
Miya, Shigeyuki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Okawa, Toshimichi
Script
Monkey Punch
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Ending Theme

"Treasures Of Time" by Miki Imai



Oct 29, 2008
Awful! Man, these new ones are really getting on my last nerve. This one especially reached new heights in lame. Its like someone thought up half of a decent story, added the name "Lupin" to it, took out the decent parts of the story, and added some insipid social commentary. Listen, If you're a Lupin fan at all, just stay away. Aside from Return of Pycal and the Bimbos on Parade OVA from a couple years back, there has never been a Lupin flick quite this terrible.

Plot. Like I mentioned before, it seemed like someone had a good idea for Lupin, but the execution was ...
Oct 7, 2009
Green vs. Red is an interesting anime.

This OVA celebrates the 40th anniversary of Lupin, and it includes a bunch of nods to previous Lupin anime. Pretty much every criminal on the planet has taken to disguising themselves as Lupin, and we end up seeing pretty much every Lupin character design used, even the pink jacket.

A new main character for this is a guy named Yasuo, named after Lupin's original voice actor, who looks just like Lupin and wears a green jacket.

Meanwhile, the real Lupin in the red jacket and his partner Jigen are doing their thing as always. They're on the run, all sorts ...
Sep 27, 2016
From what I see, people don't understand the true meaning to it. One of the characters is called Yasuo, named after the voice actor of the original Lupin who died in 1995. He first started with the Green Jacket like how Yasuo in the movie is. This movie is to celebrate 40 years of Lupin the Third, what better way to celebrate than to reference the guy that help the character come to life? The plot doesn't make sense because it's supposed to reference all the Lupin movies and other things. If you "truly are a Lupin fan" then you would understand most/all the reference. ...

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