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Koichi Zenigata (銭形 幸一 Zenigata Koichi), usually called Inspector Zenigata (銭形警部 Zenigata-keibu) is an incredibly talented, yet often bumbling police officer who has made it his life's goal to capture Lupin III.

Though sometimes seen as a bumbling fool, Zenigata is in fact a consummate master detective, able to ferret out exactly where Lupin is and what he might be planning next. Skilled in judo, karate, and often attached a squad of skilled officers, Zenigata joined ICPO (Interpol in the English translations) in order to bring Lupin, the only criminal he's yet to arrest, to justice.

Despite being Lupin's chief antagonist, Zenigata has a begrudging respect for the thief, and is the only man on Earth capable of understanding Lupin's goals and actions. His respect for him even goes so far that he considers himself the only man who has the capability and the authority to arrest Lupin. In some instances where he is left to assume that Lupin is dead, Zenigata loses his purpose in life; in fact, in accordance to the proverb "It's not the having, it's the getting" the perpetual hunt for Lupin is the only thing which gives him a reason to live. On occasion, he and Lupin also end up actually helping each other when they have a common cause.

Dub ActorsEdit

Dub Actor No. of Reprisals Country
Phillip Wilburn 10 Flag United States
Doug Erholtz 3 Flag United States
David Povall 3 Flag United States
Sean Barrett 2 Flag United Kingdom
Richard Epcar 2 Flag United States
Dan Lorge 2 Flag United States
Marc Matney 1 Flag United States
Kevin Seymour 1 Flag United States
Greg Starr 1 Flag Japan

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Original Actor Dub Actor Country
2015 Lupin the 3rd Part IV Kōichi Yamadera Doug Erholtz United States
2015 Lupin the 3rd: Jigen's Gravestone Richard Epcar
2012 Lupin the 3rd: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
2011 Lupin the 3rd: Blood Seal of the Eternal Mermaid Doug Erholtz
2000 Lupin the 3rd: Missed by a Dollar Gorō Naya Phillip Wilburn
1999 Lupin the 3rd: The Columbus Files
1998 Lupin the 3rd: Crisis in Tokyo
1997 Lupin the 3rd: Island of Assassins
1996 Lupin the 3rd: The Secret of Twilight Gemini
1996 Lupin the 3rd: Dead or Alive
1995 Lupin the 3rd: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure
1995 Lupin the 3rd: Farewell to Nostradamus
1994 Lupin the 3rd: Dragon of Doom
1993 Lupin the 3rd: Voyage to Danger
1989 Lupin the 3rd: Bye, Bye, Lady Liberty Sean Barrett United Kingdom
1987 Lupin the 3rd: The Plot of the Fuma Clan Seizō Katō Marc Matney United States
1985 Lupin the 3rd: Legend of the Gold of Babylon Gorō Naya Doug Erholtz
1979
(2000)
Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro Kevin Seymour
1979
(1992)
David Povall
1978
(2003)
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo Dan Lorge
1978
(1996)
Sean Barrett United Kingdom
1978
(1995)
David Povall United States
1978
(1979)
Greg Starr Tokyo, Japan
1977-1980
(2003)
Lupin the 3rd Part II Dan Lorge United States
1977-1980
(1993)
David Povall