Lupin III vs. Meitantei Conan

Lupin III vs. Detective Conan

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Lupin Sansei vs Meitantei Conan
Japanese: ルパン三世 vs 名探偵コナン
English: Lupin III vs. Detective Conan
German: Lupin the 3rd vs. Detektiv Conan special
Spanish: Lupin III Vs Detective Conan Especial
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 27, 2009
Producers: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 45 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.761 (scored by 1939819,398 users)
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Ranked: #10772
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Popularity: #3724
Members: 36,338
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In a country called Vesparand, a new mineral with super stealth properties has been discovered which attracts Lupin's attention. At the same time the untimely deaths of Queen Sakura and her son, Prince Gill, leave Princess Mira next in succession to the throne. During a trip to Japan, Princess Mira finds her double in Ran and takes the opportunity to trade places, which ends with Ran being spirited away to Vesparand with Conan, Zenigata, Kogoro Mouri, Lupin and Fujiko in tow. There they meet a waiting Jigen and solve the mystery of the deaths of the Queen and Prince.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors



Opening Theme

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""Lupin III Theme '78" (2002 version) (ルパン三世のテーマ'78 (2002 Version))"

Ending Theme

""Lupin III Theme '89" (ルパン三世のテーマ'89)"


Oct 6, 2022
And here we are finally over the 200 titles in the completed category. Awesome and so is this movie.
Also, this is my 45 review...
Do you remember the days, when Conan did not know who Lupin the 3rd is and vice versa??
Ah the good old days, :D As you already understood this movie contain the first encounters of Conan and Lupin as well as his team, Jigen, Sensei, Fujiko...
The story is really serious and extraordinary takes us to a fictional country where our little Sherlock Holmes solves a case. Did I mention, Ran has a Doppelgänger? :D This movie has a nice combination of the ...
Apr 27, 2020
Love Lupin III? Love Conan? Well this is the perfect movie for you. It combines both elements of Conan and Lupin into one and gives both characters an equal amount of screen time. To be honest I haven’t watched a lot of Conan yet but this did give me a lot more insight into the characters and I understood the film with limited knowledge.

Story 10!
Lupin III vs Detective Conan had me laughing so many times. There were scenes were Lupin and Detective Conan had to collaborate and there was plenty of banter between the two. It was really interesting how they incorporated to ...
Oct 17, 2009
Lupin III vs Detective Conan is a very cool TV special.

This crossover between the two long running series is done quite well. There's a story involving a princess in danger, who looks just like Ran. Conan is on the case, and meanwhile Lupin wants to take a crown, which he attempted to steal long ago. This involves a nice flashback to Lupin wearing his classic green jacket, so we get both red and green action in this.

The plot is a Detective Conan style murder mystery, and the Lupin gang is added to the mix, bringing their brand of fun. It's a fairly complex plot, but ...

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