Lupin the Third: Episode 0: First Contact

TV Movie · 
Comedy · 
Animation · 

Release Date: July 26, 2002

Original name: ルパン三世 EPISODE:0 ファーストコンタクト

Status: Released

Running time: 1h 30m

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Nippon Television Network CorporationTMS Entertainment


Jigen was asked how he met the rest of the gang. He tells of how he was hired by a millionaire to help guard the Clam of Helmeth. The instructions on how to forge a similar metal were contained in the cylinder. The Clam has gained the attention of two other thieves, Brad and Fujiko. Brad is murdered by Shade after stealing the Clam. There is no way to open it now that Lupin and Fujiko have it. Inspector Zenigata has been dispatched by the Japanese police to arrest Fujiko. George McFly is an American detective who is his only resource. Goemon is looking for a sword that is worthy of his skills. Who will find the key to opening the Clam of Helmeth first?

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Lupin the 3rd: Episode 0: The First Contact (ルパン三世 EPISODE:0 ファーストコンタクト, Rupan Sansei Episōdo Zero Faasuto Kontakuto) is the fourteenth Lupin III television special. It premiered on Nippon TV in 2002, as part of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Lupin III TV series. The special depicts the first meeting of Lupin and the rest of his gang.

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