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Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone (次元大介の墓標 Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō?) is the 5th Lupin the 3rd OVA released on June 21, 2014. It was released as the 2nd anime media from the Lupin the IIIrd Universe after The Woman Called Fujiko Mine.

Synopsis

By bringing her voice to West Doroa, the East Doroan singer Queen Malta hoped that she could heal the rift between the two countries. Instead, her murder on stage by an unknown assassin only served to increase the tension between the two countries. Already a country known for its incredibly low crime rate, East Doroa increases security in preparation for war--but security is nothing to the likes of super-genius thief Lupin III!

Still, when he and partner Daisuke Jigen swipe the Little Comet gemstone from an embassy in East Doroa, it's a little convenient that the police seem to know their every move. And worse, before they can even make their getaway, the pair find themselves under the crosshairs of a certain hitman--the same one that killed Queen Malta! Something's fishy, and in order to confirm his suspicions, Jigen visits the cemetery. There, he finds himself staring at his own gravestone. It's a calling card of the sniper, Yael Okuzaki... and no one targeted by him has ever escaped the grave! But why is he only after Jigen, and not Lupin? And things only get more complicated with Fujiko around!

Long Summary

Cast

Japanese
Characters Voice Actors
Daisuke Jigen Kiyoshi Kobayashi
Lupin III Kanichi Kurita
Fujiko Mine Miyuki Sawashiro
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Kōichi Yamadera
Yael Okuzaki Akio Hirose
Embassy Staff Hiroshi Yanaka
Malanda Ambassador Binbin Takaoka
Rondo Owner Toshitsugu Takashina
Queen Malta Marika Minase
Pierre Machiavelli Naoki Oikawa
Mamo Kanji Obana

Additional voices:[1]

  • Kazumasa Takemoto as Staff
  • Kenichi Hoshino as Rookie Police Officer
  • Aki Nagao as Concert Hall Female Visitor
  • Atsuo Hasegawa as Café Waiter
  • Daigo Fujimaki as Piano Man
English ("Jigen's Gravestone")
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Characters Voice Actors
Daisuke Jigen Dan Woren
Lupin III Keith Silverstein
Fujiko Mine Cristina Vee
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Richard Epcar
Yael Okuzaki Jamieson Price
Embassy Staff Unknown
Malanda Ambassador Unknown
Rondo Owner Unknown
Queen Malta Erica Lindbeck
Pierre Machiavelli Unknown
Mamo Kirk Thornton
Italian ("La lapide di Jigen Daisuke")[2]
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Characters Voice Actors
Daisuke Jigen Alessandro D'Errico
Lupin III Stefano Onofri
Fujiko Mine Alessandra Korompay‏‎
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Rodolfo Bianchi
Yael Okuzaki Mario Zucca
Embassy Staff Unknown
Malanda Ambassador Matteo Brusamonti
Rondo Owner Claudio Moneta
Queen Malta Jolanda Granato
Pierre Machiavelli Luca Ghignone
(as Manager di Queen Malta)
Mamo Luigi Rosa
(as Mamoo)
French ("Le Tombeau de Daisuke Jigen")[3]
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Characters Voice Actors
Daisuke Jigen Laurent Pasquier
Lupin III Fabien Albanèse
Fujiko Mine Sarah Cornibert
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Laurent Pasquier
Yael Okuzaki Unknown
Embassy Staff Unknown
Malanda Ambassador Unknown
Rondo Owner Unknown
Queen Malta Unknown
Pierre Machiavelli Unknown
Mamo Unknown
German ("Lupin III. - Daisuke Jigens Grabstein")[4]
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Characters Voice Actors
Daisuke Jigen Tilo Schmitz
Lupin III Peter Flechtner
Fujiko Mine Sarah Riedel
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Stefan Staudinger
Yael Okuzaki Matthias Klages
Embassy Staff Heiko Akrap
Malanda Ambassador Wolfgang Müller
Rondo Owner Joachim Kaps
Queen Malta Ulrike Stürzbecher
Pierre Machiavelli Gunnar Helm
Mamo Gerald Schaale

Staff

  • Original work: Monkey Punch
  • Planning: Shūhei Katō, Ryōta Katō
  • Production: Yutaka Fujioka
  • Supervision: Takeshi Koike
  • Director: Takeshi Koike
  • Screenplay: Yūya Takahashi
  • Creative Advisor: Katsuhito Ishii
  • Music: James Shimoji
  • Character Designer: Takeshi Koike
  • Mechanic Designer: Takeshi Koike
  • Art Direction: Seiki Tamura
  • Visual Coordinator: Yūko Saitō
  • Color Design: Takahiro Mogi
  • Prop Designer and Character Design Support: Yo Moriyama, Yutaka Minowa, Daisuke Niitsuma
  • Title Designer: Nobuo Sekiguchi
  • Design Works: Toshiyuki Yamashita
  • Sound Director: Yōji Shimizu
  • Sound Effects: Yoshiaki Tokunaga
  • Audio Adjustement: Tsuneo Marui
  • Cinematographer: Jirō Tazawa
  • Editing: Yoshihiro Kasahara
  • Producer: Yū Kiyozono
  • Animation Work: Telecom Animation Film
  • Production, Writing and Distribution: TMS Entertainment

Music

Further Information: List of Lupin III Albums#Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone

The official soundtrack of the movie was originally released on November 26, 2014 in "LUPIN THE IIIRD Jigen Daisuke no Bohyou Original Soundtrack"[5].

The opening theme is "Träumerei" (German for reverie) and the ending theme is "Revolver Fires", a song written by Takumi Iwasaki, composed by James Shimoji and performed by Gary Stockdale.

Release

Further Information: Home Media Releases/OVA#Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone

In March 2014, it was announced that The Woman Called Fujiko Mine's animation director and character designer, Takeshi Koike, was directing an animated film that serves as a "continuation spin-off" to the TV series. Yu Kiyozono also returned to produce the film. Koike's fellow Redline creators Katsuhito Ishii and James Shimoji served as advisor and music composer respectively. The film was split into two parts and had a limited screening at the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater from June 21–27, 2014.[6] It was released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 28, 2014, with an art book included in the limited edition.[7] The 30-track soundtrack to the movie was released on December 10, 2014.[8] On December 21, 2014, Discotek Media announced their acquisition of the North American distribution rights to the film, which will be retitled Lupin the Third: Jigen's Gravestone for the American market. Their upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release of the film will include the company's first original English dub, which is being produced in cooperation with Bang Zoom! Entertainment.[9]

Mistakes

  • The gravestones of Lupin and Fujiko say "5st" and "6st" instead of 5th and 6th due to that the animators copied and pasted Jigen's gravestone and changed the numbers.
  • On Fujiko's gravestone, it says "FAMME FATALF" rather than Femme fatale.
  • In the film Okuzakis name is written "Yael", while the text during the ending song writes "Jael".

Notes

  • In Japan, this is classed as a 2 part OVA rather than a movie.
  • The Lupin the IIIrd title was used in the Japanese original, the English dub and the home video release of the Italian dub. For the French, German and the original Italian dub release used Lupin III (Lupin III. for the German dub).
  • The English dub does not dub the preview at the beginning of Part 2.
  • This was the first release rated for a BBFC certificate in the UK by TMS themselves instead of Western Connection, Manga, StudioCanal or Anime Limited. It also uses the International name rather than Discotek's Jigen's Gravestone[10].
  • The countries of West and East Doroa are based on West and East Germany. Since this takes place in the 1970s, it was before the unification of the two countries.
  • Goemon appears as a cameo in the Calamity File that Lupin gave Fujiko, it is his only appearance in the film.
  • The scene of Queen Marta's assassination bares strong similarities to the opera scene from "The Fifth Element" (1997) & Scooter's "Ti Sento." (2009).

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Characters
Regular Characters
Daisuke JigenLupin IIIFujiko MineKoichi Zenigata
Side Characters
Yael OkuzakiEmbassy StaffMalanda AmbassadorRondo OwnerQueen MaltaPierre MachiavelliMamo
Music
Opening(s)
Träumerei
Ending(s)
Revolver Fires
Insert Song(s)
Forever And A Day
International Theme(s)
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The Plot of the Fuma ClanReturn of the MagicianGreen vs. RedMasterFileDaisuke Jigen's GravestoneThe Blood Spray of Goemon IshikawaFujiko Mine's Lie
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Other
Lupin the Third: Pilot FilmLupin VIIILupin III 3DCGIs Lupin Still Burning?
Collaboration
Lupin III vs. Detective ConanLupin III vs. Detective Conan: The Movie


References

  1. LUPIN THE IIIRD 次元大介の墓標. mau2.com (in Japanese)
  2. lupin3-lalapidedijigendaisuke. AntonioGenna.net (in Italiano)
  3. Lupin III : Le Tombeau de Daisuke Jigen. Planete Jeunesse (in Francais)
  4. Lupin the 3rd - Daisuke Jigens Grabstein. synchronkartei.de (in Deutsche)
  5. LUPIN THE IIIRD Jigen Daisuke no Bohyou Original Soundtrack. vgmdb.net
  6. "Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone Anime Film's 1st Screenshots Revealed". Anime News Network. April 10, 2014. Retrieved April 10, 2014.
  7. Beveridge, Chris (September 21, 2014). "Kadokawa Adds New ‘Lupin the 3rd: Daisuke Jigen’s Gravestone’ Anime DVD/BD Release Spot". The Fandom Post. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  8. "LUPIN THE IIIRD 次元大介の墓標 オリジナルサウンドトラック Soundtrack". Nippon Columbia. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  9. "Discotek Adds Lupin III: Jigen's Gravestone, Yowapeda, Go Nagai World, Toei's Little Mermaid, Iria". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 22, 2014.
  10. LUPIN THE IIIRD JIGEN'S GRAVE MARKER (2014). bbfc.co.uk (Archived from the original on September 2020)
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