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Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (LUPIN the Third -峰不二子という女- Rupan za Saado Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna?) is a television spin-off based on the Lupin III manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch. It was produced by TMS Entertainment, and broadcasted by Nippon TV between April 4, 2012 and June 27, 2012.

This TV spin-off was made to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Lupin the 3rd Part 1. It focuses on the franchise's heroine, Fujiko Mine, as she undergoes various missions and encounters the rest of the Lupin III cast for the first time. It is the only installment in the franchise to be directed by a woman and the first TV series in which Lupin is not the main character.

It started off a more mature oriented universe of the franchise known as "Lupin the IIIrd" that character designer Takeshi Koike took over to direct.

Episodes

No. Title Director(s) Original air date
1 Great Thief VS Female Phantom Thief
(大泥棒VS女怪盗 Dai Dorobo VS Onna Kaito?)
Tōru Takahashi April 4, 2012
2 .357 Magnum
(.357マグナム .357 Magunamu?)
Hideki Tonokatsu April 11, 2012
3 The Lady and the Samurai
(淑女とサムライ Shukujo to Samurai?)
Yasuro Tsuchiya
Yoshiaki Okumura
April 18, 2012
4 Living in Song, Living in Love
(歌に生き、恋に生き Uta ni Iki, Koi ni Iki?)
Tomio Yamauchi April 25, 2012
5 Blood-Soaked Triangle
(血濡れた三角 Chi Nureta Sankaku?)
Shin Itagaki May 2, 2012
6 Prison of Love
(愛の牢獄 Ai no Rōgoku?)
Shōko Nakamura
Hideki Tonokatsu
May 9, 2012
7 Music and Revolution
(音楽と革命 Ongaku to Kakumei?)
Akira Nishimori May 16, 2012
8 Dying Day
(命日 Meinichi?)
Atsushi Takahashi May 23, 2012
9 Love Wreathed in Steam
(湯けむり慕情 Yukemuri Bōjo?)
Yasuro Tsuchiya May 30, 2012
10 Dead City
(死んだ街 Shinda Machi?)
Naoki Hishikawa June 6, 2012
11 Fool's Festival
(愚か者の祭 Orokamono no Matsuri?)
Kajikoji Perchiku
Yuzuru Tachikawa
June 13, 2012
12 The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (Part One)
(峰不二子という女(前篇) Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna – Zenpen?)
Nana Harada
Makoto Suda
June 20, 2012
13 The Woman Called Fujiko Mine (Part Two)
(峰不二子という女(後篇) Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna – Kōhen?)
June 27, 2012

Cast

Japanese
Characters Voice Actors
Fujiko Mine Miyuki Sawashiro
Lupin III Kanichi Kurita
Daisuke Jigen Kiyoshi Kobayashi
Goemon Ishikawa XIII Daisuke Namikawa
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Kōichi Yamadera
Oscar Yūki Kaji
Aisha Sanae Kobayashi
Count Luis Yū Almeida Kanji Furutachi
Minerva's Owl Katsumi Chō
Dr. Fritz Kaiser Binbin Takaoka
Italian
Characters Voice Actors
Fujiko Mine Alessandra Korompay
Lupin III Stefano Onofri
Daisuke Jigen Alessandro D'Errico
Goemon Ishikawa XIII Antonio Palumbo
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Rodolfo Bianchi
Oscar Renato Novara
Aisha Lucrezia Marricchi
Count Luis Yū Almeida Dario Oppido
Minerva's Owl Pasquale Anselmo
Dr. Fritz Kaiser Raffaele Farina
English
Characters Voice Actors
Fujiko Mine Michelle Ruff
Lupin III Sonny Strait
Daisuke Jigen Christopher R. Sabat
Goemon Ishikawa XIII Mike McFarland
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Richard Epcar
Oscar Josh Grelle
Aisha Stephanie Sheh
Count Luis Yū Almeida Bill Jenkins
Minerva's Owl Kent Williams
Dr. Fritz Kaiser Jerry Russell
French
Characters Voice Actors
Fujiko Mine Sarah Cornibert
Lupin III Fabien Albanèse
Daisuke Jigen Laurent Pasquier
Goemon Ishikawa XIII Marc Wilhelm
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Laurent Pasquier
Oscar Michaël Maino
Aisha Unknown
Count Luis Yū Almeida Unknown
Minerva's Owl Unknown
Dr. Fritz Kaiser Unknown

Staff

  • Original Work: Monkey Punch
  • Director: Sayo Yamamoto
  • Screenwriter: Mari Okada
  • Character Designer: Takeshi Koike
  • Animation Director: Takeshi Koike
  • Art Director: Seiki Tamura
  • Color Designer: Takahiro Mogi
  • Accesory Designer: Hiroshi Moriyama
  • Cinematographer: Toyonori Yamada
  • Editor: Tomoki Nagasaka
  • Sound Director: Yoji Shimizu
  • Music Producer: Shinichiro Watanabe
  • OP Theme Song & BGM: Naruyoshi Kikuchi
  • ED theme song: "Duty Friend" by NIKIIE
  • Music production: TMS Music Nippon Columbia

Gallery

Video

Notes

  • This was originally going to air in the US on Toonami however due to the gratuitous nudity of the show, it got refused.[1] It would have required vast amounts of editing before it was suitable enough to meet broadcasting standards. Due to this, the English dub went straight to DVD and Blu-ray.
  • The original website was fujiko.tv however the page has since been removed. A partial archive can be found here but the broadcast page was not backed up.
  • The "Koikeverse" series & movies follow the mangas in character personalities & art closely & have no shared continuity with parts 1-5. However, Part 5 references the events of the series as well as all the others. There is no consensus as to whether it's a prequel or an alternate continuity.
  • The title comes from a line said in Part 1 Episode 5 by Sandayu Momochi.

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