Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)

Genres - Adventure, Comedy, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Anime, Crime Comedy  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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This film is the first feature-length animation to follow the popular Japanese television cartoon, Lupin III. Arsene Lupin III descends from a family line of world-renowned thieves. In this installment, Lupin is surprised to hear of his own execution by hanging. The adventure begins when a mysterious immortal old man tries to convince Lupin that the real Lupin is dead and that he is merely a clone. The Lupin III character has an enormous following in the U.S. as well as Japan and has been featured in comic books, television cartoons, live-action films, and video games since the late 1960s.

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