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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'' is quite fond of HalloweenCosplay. We've seen Ian as Jigen, at least.

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* ''VideoGame/GaiaOnline'' ''Website/GaiaOnline'' is quite fond of HalloweenCosplay. We've seen Ian as Jigen, at least.
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* ''Anime/OtakuNoVideo'' is ReferenceOverdosed.

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* ''Anime/OtakuNoVideo'' is ReferenceOverdosed.ReferenceOverdosed, so naturally Lupin gets a mention.



* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' made reference to Lupin in Endless Eight: after being told about the endless recursion of time, Kyon utters something similar to Goemon's catchphrase.

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* ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' made reference to Lupin in Endless Eight: "Endless Eight"; after being told about the endless recursion of time, Kyon utters something similar to Goemon's catchphrase.



* ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'', which is the Americanization of SDF Macross (and two additional anime), contains the same scene. A video game in episode 24, intended to be similar to the game "Cliff Hanger", which uses footage of the car-chase scene from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''. The character playing the game seems to be in Lupin cosplay, complete with smoking cigarette.

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* ** ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'', which is the Americanization of SDF Macross (and two additional anime), contains the same scene. A video game scene, also in episode 24, intended to be similar to the game "Cliff Hanger", which uses footage of the car-chase scene from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''. The character playing the game seems to be in Lupin cosplay, complete with smoking cigarette. its 24th episode.



** Amoung the clues is that Louis Mondo has a Walter p-38, Lupin's signature weapon.

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** Amoung the clues is that Louis Mondo has a Walter Walther p-38, Lupin's signature weapon.



** She's said she would join the ICPO after graduating.

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** She's said she would join the ICPO after graduating. Zenigata works for the ICPO most of the time.



* ''[[Anime/{{FLCL}} Fooly Cooly]]'', episode 5: Kamon (Naota's dad) dresses as Lupin and rambles about jacket color, then spoofs the 2nd series opening. See page image. The 2nd series and Castle of Cagliostro are mentioned and Monkey Punch is referred here as "Mr. Monkey". Also, the title card appears in typewriter style!
* ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'' - The anime episode 17; to save a student, Onizuka does the wall-run-dive from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.

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* ''[[Anime/{{FLCL}} Fooly Cooly]]'', episode 5: ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'': Episode 5 Kamon (Naota's dad) dresses as Lupin and rambles about jacket color, then spoofs the 2nd series opening.opening (with Haruko as Fujiko). See page image. The 2nd series and Castle ''Castle of Cagliostro Cagliostro'' are mentioned and Monkey Punch is referred to here as "Mr. Monkey"."Monkey-san". Also, the title card appears in typewriter style!
* ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'' - The anime ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka'': Anime episode 17; 17 to save a student, Onizuka does the wall-run-dive from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.



* Creator/ShinichiWatanabe likes to show up in a few of his anime as a character called "Nabeshin" wearing a long-sleeved blue button-up shirt, a yellow tie, and a red jacket... (most frequently in ''Manga/ExcelSaga'' and ''Manga/NerimaDaikonBrothers'', but he does show up in some other anime as well).

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* Creator/ShinichiWatanabe likes to show up in insert himself into a few of his anime as a character called "Nabeshin" wearing "Nabeshin", who wears a long-sleeved blue button-up shirt, a yellow tie, and a red jacket... jacket (most frequently in ''Manga/ExcelSaga'' and ''Manga/NerimaDaikonBrothers'', but he does show up in some other anime as well). And yes, the real Nabeshin is known to dress like this too.



** In one episode, it shows Rikdo Koshi chasing after Nabeshin, and Rikdo is dressed up just like Zenigata.
** He also directed ''Anime/LupinIIITheColumbusFiles'', which included "Nazarov", a character who is ''not'' Nabeshin. (The voice and name are totally different!) Still Lupin in an Afro.
* The three-part OVA [[Anime/CuteyHoney ''Re: Cutie Honey'']] is full of references to other animes, and does not skimp on the Lupin ones.

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** In one episode, it shows Koshi Rikdo Koshi (the manga's original creator) chasing after Nabeshin, and Rikdo is dressed up just like Zenigata.
** He also directed ''Anime/LupinIIITheColumbusFiles'', which included "Nazarov", a character who is ''not'' Nabeshin. (The Nabeshin (the voice and name are totally different!) different!). Still Lupin in an Afro.
* The three-part OVA [[Anime/CuteyHoney ''Re: Cutie Honey'']] is full of references to other animes, anime, and does not skimp on the Lupin ones.



** In episode "Sympathy for the Devil", the little boy who plays the harmonica wears a green jacket, yellow tie, and black dress shirt. A clear Series 1 reference.

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** In episode Episode 6, "Sympathy for the Devil", the little boy who plays the harmonica wears a green jacket, yellow tie, and black dress shirt. A clear Series 1 reference.



*** Vicious = Goemon. Vicious is similar in appearance, and both characters [[KatanasAreJustBetter rely on katanas in a universe of gunslingers]]. Vicious' icy personality and ruthless ambition is a dark mirror of Goemon's stoicism and pride in his abilities/dedication to completing a task. Likewise, Vicious is Spike's RivalTurnedEvil (well, remained evil), whereas Goemon is a rival to Lupin who experienced DefeatMeansFriendship.

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*** Vicious = Goemon. Vicious is similar in appearance, and both characters [[KatanasAreJustBetter rely on katanas in a universe of gunslingers]]. Vicious' Vicious's icy personality and ruthless ambition is a dark mirror of Goemon's stoicism and pride in his abilities/dedication to completing a task. Likewise, Vicious is Spike's RivalTurnedEvil (well, remained evil), whereas Goemon is a rival to Lupin who experienced DefeatMeansFriendship.



* ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'', a manga/anime about otaku naturally invites the creators to make a few references to long-running anime series in anime and manga continuities.
** The BeachEpisode had the two most otaku of the group building Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro out of sand; clock tower included. Modarame, the leader, was expressing his interest in the series, which movie he liked the most. One of the other guys there actually said he liked ''Anime/TheFumaConspiracy'' the most. Also, Modarame goes into an explanation about a failed Lupin film that was supposed to be the 3rd movie, but it got scrapped and 2 years later, ''Anime/LegendOfTheGoldOfBabylon'' was made in 1986.

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* ''Manga/{{Genshiken}}'', a manga/anime series about otaku otaku, naturally invites the creators to make a few references to long-running anime series in both its manga and anime and manga continuities.
** The BeachEpisode had the two most otaku most-otaku of the group building Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro out of sand; sand, clock tower included. Modarame, the Madarame, Genshiken's leader, was expressing his interest in the series, discussing which ''Lupin'' movie he liked the most. One of the other guys there actually said he liked ''Anime/TheFumaConspiracy'' the most. Also, Modarame Madarame goes into an explanation about a failed Lupin film that was supposed to be the 3rd third movie, but it got scrapped and 2 years later, ''Anime/LegendOfTheGoldOfBabylon'' was made in 1986.



** Another reference (as well in French) to ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'': "He stole something quite precious : your heart.'

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** Another reference (as well in French) to ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'': "He stole something quite precious : your heart.' "



* ''Manga/ParadiseKiss'' has an ImagineSpot by Yukari, where [[spoiler: Tokumori and Arashi]] are pictured as Goemon and Lupin in a [LoveTriangle - DuelToTheDeath] over [[spoiler: Miwako]] as a schoolgirl in SailorFuku. Yukari notes it's only natural Lupin won; after all, he had a gun.

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* ''Manga/ParadiseKiss'' has an ImagineSpot by Yukari, where [[spoiler: Tokumori [[spoiler:Tokumori and Arashi]] are pictured as Goemon and Lupin in a [LoveTriangle - DuelToTheDeath] over [[spoiler: Miwako]] as a schoolgirl in SailorFuku. Yukari notes it's only natural Lupin won; after all, he had a gun.



** One arc introduced a character who is an obvious Mine Fujiko-esque character called Fumiko. It's so obvious that the main character calls her "Mine Fujiko knockoff!" She still has not shown what she's capable of, except that she comes out as a bit slutty, which kinda comes out as hilarious in the show.

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** One arc introduced a character who is an obvious Mine Fujiko-esque character called Fumiko. It's so obvious that the main character calls her "Mine Fujiko "Fujiko knockoff!" She still has not shown what she's capable of, except that she comes out off as a bit slutty, which kinda comes out off as hilarious in the show.



* Jonathan Clements commentary track for ''[[Manga/{{Golgo13}} The Professional: Golgo 13]]'' gives a nod to Lupin. Both are inspired by the character Film/JamesBond.
* Creator/TatsuoSato brought his unique mix of action, humor and heart to several science-fiction anime sagas over the years, from ''Anime/ShinguSecretOfTheStellarWars'' and ''Anime/StellviaOfTheUniverse'' to current favorites ''LightNovel/BodaciousSpacePirates'' and ''Anime/RinneNoLagrange''. In honor of the Nadesico Complete Collection's release, he very graciously took some time out to answer YOUR questions about one of his most beloved works.

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* Jonathan Clements Clements's commentary track for ''[[Manga/{{Golgo13}} The Professional: Golgo 13]]'' gives a nod to Lupin. Both are inspired by the character Film/JamesBond.
Film/JamesBond.
* Creator/TatsuoSato brought his unique mix of action, humor humor, and heart to several science-fiction anime sagas over the years, from ''Anime/ShinguSecretOfTheStellarWars'' and ''Anime/StellviaOfTheUniverse'' to current favorites ''LightNovel/BodaciousSpacePirates'' and ''Anime/RinneNoLagrange''. In honor of the Nadesico ''Nadesico'' Complete Collection's release, he very graciously took some time out to answer YOUR questions about one of his most beloved works.



--> '''Director Sato:''' Probably because this show has one, consistent world. Even when the designs and direction get old, as long as the show has one, solid "world," it will always remain strong. A good example would be ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' Lupin III.

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--> '''Director Sato:''' Probably because this show has one, consistent world. Even when the designs and direction get old, as long as the show has one, solid "world," "world", it will always remain strong. A good example would be ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' Lupin III.



** The garbage chute scene (sewer entrance?) in episode 3, gives a nod to Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro by having a statue takes a polaroid of the Anarchy sisters going/falling down the hole.

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** The garbage chute scene (sewer entrance?) in episode 3, gives a nod to Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro by having a statue takes take a polaroid of the Anarchy sisters going/falling down the hole.



* ''Manga/KekkoKamen'' DVD by ADV, a clear reference exists to the first episode of Lupin the 3rd: Part 1 (aka the Green Jacket series), where Fujiko is tortured with all of those tiny robotic hands with tiny cartoon gloves.
* Anime/RedLine gives two very recognizable {{Homage}}s. (One of the creators would later work on "A Woman Called Fujiko Mine".)

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* ''Manga/KekkoKamen'' DVD by ADV, has a clear reference exists to the first episode of Lupin the 3rd: Part 1 (aka the Green Jacket series), ''Anime/LupinIIIGreenJacket'', where Fujiko is tortured with all of those tiny robotic hands with tiny cartoon gloves.
* Anime/RedLine Anime/{{Redline}} gives two very recognizable {{Homage}}s. (One of Incidentally, the creators film's director, Takeshi Koike, would later work go on "A to do the character designs for ''[[Anime/LupinIIITheWomanCalledFujikoMine The Woman Called Fujiko Mine".)Miné]]''.



** Ginrei taking off a wetsuit to reveal a disguise, as Lupin did in Cagliostro
** Not surprising given that Ginrei's voice actress is none other than Clarice herself, Sumi Shimamoto.
* Manga/{{Inubaka}} names the dog Lupin, and drives the point home by having him be the third generation.
* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: Decoding the [=DigiCode=] that appears on Oryxmon will reveal direct quotes from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.

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** Ginrei taking off a wetsuit to reveal a disguise, as Lupin did in Cagliostro
''Cagliostro'' (itself a ''James Bond'' reference).
** Not surprising given that Ginrei's voice actress is none other than Clarice herself, Sumi Shimamoto.
Creator/SumiShimamoto.
* Manga/{{Inubaka}} ''Manga/{{Inubaka}}'' names the dog Lupin, and drives the point home by having him be the third generation.
* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'': Decoding the [=DigiCode=] that appears on Oryxmon will reveal direct quotes from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.



* ComicStrip/DickTracy had art thief Art Dekko (who looks an ''awful lot'' like Franchise/LupinIII) in the 1970s. An anime homage way back in the 70's is pretty cool.

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* ComicStrip/DickTracy ''ComicStrip/DickTracy'' had art thief Art Dekko (who looks an ''awful lot'' like Franchise/LupinIII) in the 1970s. An anime homage way back in the 70's is pretty cool.



* The (new) ''Pink Panther'' movie had a "HAMBURGAH!" scene that is similar to Zenigata's in ''Anime/LupinIIIEpisode0FirstContact''. Probably because Lupin the Third has made Shout Outs to their franchise in the past.
* ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughTime'' (live-action 2010 film) features a poster from the 70s live-action Lupin movie (Strange Psychokinetic Energy)

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* The (new) ''Pink Panther'' movie had a "HAMBURGAH!" scene that is similar to Zenigata's in ''Anime/LupinIIIEpisode0FirstContact''.''[[Anime/LupinIIIEpisode0FirstContact Episode 0: First Contact]]''. Probably because Lupin the Third has made Shout Outs to their franchise in the past.
* ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughTime'' (live-action 2010 film) features a poster from the 70s live-action Lupin movie (Strange Psychokinetic Energy) Strategy).



* ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'' has the rival mad scientist-thief Lupin Madblood .

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* ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}'' has the rival mad scientist-thief Lupin Madblood . Madblood.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'': During a crowd scene in the middle of the "Punyverse" arc, there are several characters who are clear shout-outs to various anime and manga. Most pay homage to Creator/RumikoTakahashi and her work, but one guy is very obviously Lupin III.



** Basil himself--the oddities, the fact that he's not a particularly nice guy--he's downright condescending, arrogant, and has a big ego. but, he backs it up with competence--but not in a rigid, systematic way. He sneaks around, is very light on his feet---and the eyes--OO Those are certainly Lupin eyes. Other parallels are the whole mad-scientist-ish traits---Lupin is an evil genius, after all. XD And Basil has that whole distracted, preoccupied air--which leads him to being rather unsociable and rude.. Lupin doesn't have that I'm always busy, don't bother me air, but he can get pretty nasty when irritated.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}2'': Visually, [[spoiler: the DeathTrap inside of Big Bently, and the way that Finn, Holly, and Mater escape from it, is ]] very similar to the climax of The Great Mouse Detective - itself inspired by the clock tower chase in ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'', a movie often cited for its great spy action and excellent car chase sequence.

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** Basil himself--the himself the oddities, the fact that he's not a particularly nice guy--he's guy -- he's downright condescending, arrogant, and has a big ego. but, ego, but he backs it up with competence--but competence -- but not in a rigid, systematic way. He sneaks around, is very light on his feet---and feet -- and the eyes--OO eyes Those are certainly Lupin eyes. Other parallels are the whole mad-scientist-ish traits---Lupin traits -- Lupin is an evil genius, after all. XD And Basil has that whole distracted, preoccupied air--which air -- which leads him to being rather unsociable and rude..rude... Lupin doesn't have that I'm always busy, don't bother me air, but he can get pretty nasty when irritated.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars}}2'': Visually, [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the DeathTrap inside of Big Bently, and the way that Finn, Holly, and Mater escape from it, is ]] very similar to the climax of The Great Mouse Detective - itself inspired by the clock tower chase in ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'', a movie often cited for its great spy action and excellent car chase sequence.



* There is a Jigen sighting in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' (specifically the "Sir Yakksalot" episode) as a wagon driver bearing a very distinctive slouched fedora and pointed beard drives by the screen. A corncob piTokyo Movie Shinsha provided animation work for both the ''Lupin III'' franchise and ''Animaniacs.''
* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons - Season eight episode, Bart After Dark, the one where Bart has to work at a burlesque house. There is a scene where Bart is falling down a roof that looks like ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' that even the people in the audio commentary mention it.
* WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries has a ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' {{homage}} with a battle in a clock tower with many similar shots.
* Episode five of Love Shuffle has three of the main characters trying to cheer up the other main character and they start going on about how bread (pan) is good for breakfast and they somehow end up firing off words that have 'pan' in them trying to make him laugh. Peter Pan, [[MarketBasedTitle Rupan]] and it goes on.

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* There is a Jigen sighting in an early episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' (specifically the "Sir Yakksalot" episode) as a wagon driver bearing a very distinctive slouched fedora and pointed beard drives by the screen. A corncob piTokyo Tokyo Movie Shinsha provided animation work for both the ''Lupin III'' franchise and ''Animaniacs.''
''Animaniacs''.
* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons - Season eight episode, Bart episode "Bart After Dark, Dark", the one where Bart has to work at a burlesque house. There is a scene where Bart is falling down a roof that looks like ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' that even the people in the audio commentary mention it.
* WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries'' has a ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' {{homage}} with a battle in a clock tower with many similar shots.
shots. Like with ''Animaniacs'' above, TMS animated several episodes of this series.
* Episode five of Love Shuffle ''Love Shuffle'' has three of the main characters trying to cheer up the other main character and they start going on about how bread (pan) is good for breakfast and they somehow end up firing off words that have 'pan' in them trying to make him laugh. Peter Pan, [[MarketBasedTitle Rupan]] and it goes on.



* The current Empress of Japan liked [[PimpedOutDress Clarice's wedding dress]] from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' so much that [[TheRedStapler she had a real-world one made for her wedding dress]].

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* The current Empress Former Princess Sayako of Japan (the current Emperor's daughter) liked [[PimpedOutDress Clarice's wedding dress]] from ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro'' so much that [[TheRedStapler she had a real-world one made for her wedding dress]].
9th Mar '16 2:44:19 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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* ''VideoGame/RentAHero'' has a police inspector named Zenikase. His [[http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/scale_super/1/14912/797830-image_072.png appearance]] in the remake makes it clear that he's definitely a reference to Inspector Zenigata.
22nd Jan '16 8:37:40 PM Willbyr
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* The [[LightNovel/VampireHunterD 1985's ''Vampire Hunter D'']] film had a wedding scene ''very'' similar to the one in ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.

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* The [[LightNovel/VampireHunterD 1985's ''Vampire Hunter D'']] 1985 ''LightNovel/VampireHunterD'' film had a wedding scene ''very'' similar to the one in ''Anime/TheCastleOfCagliostro''.



* ''Manga/OokikuFurikabutte'': In the Tosei game, one of the songs played by the Nishiura cheer squad/band is the [[Music/LupinIII theme song]] of Lupin III.

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* ''Manga/OokikuFurikabutte'': ''Manga/BigWindup'': In the Tosei game, one of the songs played by the Nishiura cheer squad/band is the [[Music/LupinIII theme song]] of Lupin III.
12th Jan '16 3:18:43 PM eroock
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[[quoteright:300:[[Anime/{{FLCL}} http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/flclupin_4263.jpg]]]]
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* ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri'': In episode six, Sei has hired for the girls a dance teacher named [[MichaelJackson Michael]], who sounds, acts, looks, and dances (a bit) like the beloved late pop star, but his body and what he is wearing are based on ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mj_lupin_409.jpg Lupin]].''

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* ''Anime/HimeChenOtogiChikkuIdolLilpri'': In episode six, Sei has hired for the girls a dance teacher named [[MichaelJackson [[Music/MichaelJackson Michael]], who sounds, acts, looks, and dances (a bit) like the beloved late pop star, but his body and what he is wearing are based on ''[[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mj_lupin_409.jpg Lupin]].''
8th Jul '15 7:45:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughTime'' (live-action 2010 film) features a poster from the 70s live-action Lupin movie (Strange Psychokinetic Energy)

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* ''TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughTime'' ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughTime'' (live-action 2010 film) features a poster from the 70s live-action Lupin movie (Strange Psychokinetic Energy)
23rd Jun '15 3:35:20 PM StFan
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* In an episode of ''Anime/CrayonShinChan'', he appears as Lupin "IV" and his friend Kazama as Zenigata.

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* In an episode of ''Anime/CrayonShinChan'', ''Manga/CrayonShinChan'', he appears as Lupin "IV" and his friend Kazama as Zenigata.
18th Jun '15 1:58:41 PM StFan
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* ''OtakuNoVideo'' is ReferenceOverdosed.

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* ''OtakuNoVideo'' ''Anime/OtakuNoVideo'' is ReferenceOverdosed.
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