Deep beneath New York city are buried tablets that tell the tale of Babylon's gold that was lost during Babylon's destruction. Lupin is interested in finding this gold, but will have to deal with two mafia families and Zenigata during his quest in unsolving the mystery of the tablets. During Lupin's journey he encounters an old woman who has a connection with this treasure.
Lupin III: The Plot of the Fuma Clan (ルパン三世 風魔一族の陰謀 Rupan Sansei: Fūma Ichizoku no Inbō?) is the first original video animation based on Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga.
Although classified as an OVA by TMS, the film was first given a theatrical release on December 26, 1987, because of this some media consider it to be a theatrical movie.
Goemon's wedding to Murasaki Inabe, daughter of a samurai clan's leader, is interrupted when the Fuma ninjas attack, kidnapping the bride-to-be and demanding her family's ancient treasure as ransom. Lupin, Jigen, Goemon and Fujiko work together once again to try to save Murasaki and get to the treasure before the Fuma can steal it.
When first released by AnimEigo in 1995, it was titled Rupan III: The Fuma Conspiracy by the request of Toho International. This was another attempt to avoid possible copyright issues with Paul LeBlanc's estate. Despite the Lupin name going into the public domain in the 1990's, AnimEigo retained the title when releasing it to DVD in 2003. When re-released by Discotek Media in 2007, it retained its original title.
After a diamond heist in Brazil, Lupin hides the gem in a doll and boards a plane headed out of the country. While on board, the doll is stolen by a little girl named Julia, who's nanny is none other than Fujiko Mine. Before Lupin can get the doll back, the plane is hijacked and the girl is kidnapped. The kidnappers are after the same thing that Fujiko is after - a book of Nostradamus prophecies hidden in Juilia's father's tower. Lupin and the gang join forces to save the girl, get the diamond back, and discover the secrets surrounding this strange book.
When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect.
Lupin III: Jigen's Gravestone (LUPIN THE IIIRD 次元大介の墓標 Jigen Daisuke no Bohyō) is a two-part film released in 2014 as a "continuation spin-off" of The Woman Called Fujiko Mine TV Series.
Lupin & Jigen have their sights set on a treasure worth stealing called the Little Comet which is located in the country of East Doroa. The country has fortified its border after a singer named Queen Malta got assassinated in the neighboring country of West Doroa upon visit. Despite the two countries being enemies, Lupin & Jigen still plan to steal the treasure. During the heist, Jigen almost gets killed by a skilled sniper named Yael Okuzaki. His specialty is preparing tombstones for his targets before executing his kills. It's said that no one has survived after Yael makes a grave for that target.
Although a continuation of The Woman Called Fujiko Mine TV Series, the dub doesn't contain the same voice cast due to FUNimation not dubbing it. The lone voice that is maintained from the series is Richard Epcar as Zenigata.
Lupin is forced to give up his life of crime when he discovers police computers are able to predict his every move. His retirement is short-lived when his colleague Jigen inherits the secret location of a stolen giant diamond called the "Super Egg", which is hidden in the Statue of Liberty; Lupin helps recover the diamond by stealing the entire Statue. Meanwhile, Goemon becomes bodyguard to a beautiful woman who is on the run from a sinister secret society which is also seeking the Super Egg.
Inspector Zenigata has been taken off the Lupin case due to his inability to capture him, and been replaced with a much more ruthless agent, Keith, who will gladly take Lupin dead if he cannot take him alive. This does not sit well with Zenigata, who has always had a respect for Lupin. He goes against his orders and gives this information to the master thief, giving Lupin and his gang the edge they need to stay alive.
Lupin, Jigen, and Fujiko are contacted by a Hong Kong gangster, Chen Zhenzhong, to steal a metal statue of a dragon lost when the Titanic sank. Lupin refuses to work for Chen, but retains in interest in the statue; his grandfather Arsène Lupin attempted and failed to steal it on that fateful voyage. The three decide to go after it on their own.
Lupin the 3rd: The Pursuit of Harimao's TreasureEdit
Lupin searches for three statues that are keys to the legendary treasure of Harimao, a thief who stole billions during World War II. Lupin succeeds in acquiring one of the statues, but then, much to his surprise, Lupin is forced to ally himself with Lord Archer and his daughter Diana to obtain the remaining two. However, Neo-Himmel, a group of neo-Nazis led by Herr Maphrodite, are also after the fantastic treasure and will stop at nothing to get it.
Don Dolune, a former associate of Lupin, gives Lupin half of a diamond called the Twilight. By finding the other half of the diamond, it will allow Lupin to access a fantastic treasure. Lupin and Jigen travel to Morocco with some interference from Inspector Zenigata.
Lupin investigates the news of a fake version of one of his trademark calling cards during a high-class party. A group of assassins, the Tarantula, crash the party and murder the host. Zenigata, investigating the card, chases Lupin but ends up shot and injured by a silver Walther P38. Lupin, catching a glimpse of the familiar gun, is determined to avenge not only Zenigata, but an episode of his past.
Lupin attempts and fails to steal a valuable set of Japanese photographic plates. The rightful owner of the plates, Michael Suzuki, is a multimillionaire who is preparing to open a huge water park in Tokyo. Lupin attempts to enlist the help of his steadfast comrades Jigen and Goemon but find them less than reliable; Jigen is suffering from a toothache that throws off his legendary aim, and Goemon has shamefully had his sword, Zantetsuken, stolen by a woman and given to Suzuki to display in his art collection. The group works on a plan with Fujiko to get both the plates and Zantetsuken.
During a romantic dinner with Lupin, Fujiko tells him about the Columbus Files, information that leads to a legendary treasure called the Columbus Egg. Before she can let Lupin in on the information, the rascally Nazaroff and his men attack. Chasing the two through the woods, Lupin and Fujiko find themselves cornered and hanging off of a cliff. Lupin cannot save Fujiko, who plummets to the ground below when a bullet severs the rope.
Lupin tries to acquire a quite plain ring at an auction, but is outbid by one dollar. Thus thwarted, he decides to steal it instead, and enlists the help of Jigen and Goemon. Cynthia, head of the Bank of the World, is the auction winner and their target. The ring is the key to locating a legendary brooch – Lupin's true objective. The robbery goes well until the getaway, when Lupin is shot out of a helicopter, falling towards his death. His comrades bury him and swears to finish what he started, and Inspector Zenigata resigns in grief.
Lupin the 3rd: Blood Seal of the Eternal MermaidEdit
Lupin's latest heist involves stealing a pair of jewels that hold the secret to an even greater treasure, but unfortunatly there's a lot of obstacles in Lupin's way. The smallest one involves Maki, a 14 year old girl who wants Lupin to teach her to be a thief. But what is her connection to the treasure and the mysterious girl Misa. The secrets behind the treasure reach back even into Lupin's own past.