PG-13 | | Animation, Adventure, Family
A dashing thief, his gang of desperadoes and an intrepid policeman struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches, and learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to.
Sumi Shimamoto was chosen by Hayao Miyazaki to voice Clarisse after having auditioned for the title role of Anne of Green Gables (1979), which Miyazaki was working on. Although Shimamato failed to get the role of Anne, Miyazaki liked her voice so much he hired her for this film.
We got five billion in various denominations! It's a shower of bills, look out!
Lupin III: There's a lot of them, isn't there? More! Bury me with them!
Daisuke Jigen: What's wrong, Lupin?
Lupin III: Dump them.
Daisuke Jigen: WHAT?
Lupin III: These are fakes. Good ones, but fakes.
Daisuke Jigen: These? It can't be! We stole ...
In the Streamline dub, Jodo is portrayed throughout the film by Jeff Winkless, but in the climax, he is voiced by Kerrigan Mahan. This is due to the localization team believing that these were two separate characters (Mahan's portrayal is credited to "Goemon's Final Opponent" on the cast sheet").
The opening credits is a montage of Lupin and Jigen traveling to Cagliostro.
The remastered Manga Entertainment Region 1 DVD release in 2006 features an edited opening titles sequence that uses stills from the animation. This was apparently done at the request of TMS to remove the Japanese-language titles and credits.
Japanese, English, French