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New Lupin III: World's Most Wanted (Lupin III #1)

3.66  ·  Rating Details  ·  157 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Monkey Punch's classic super-spy, Lupin III, returns in an all-new series of action, adventure and intrigue. Join Lupin and his fellow partners-in-crime, Jigen, Goemon, and Fujiko for a whirlwind, thrill-a-minute world tour filled with bombs and bombshells, lovers and liars, high crimes and misdemeanors, and the rest of the usual suspects that create the lunacy that is Lup ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published September 7th 2004 by TokyoPop (first published February 1st 1995)
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Ben
May 12, 2012 Ben rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Delightful, light-headed slapstick comedy. It has enough sex, sadism and violence to get branded as "Not for under 18 years" in some countries -- not an uncommon fate for Japanese manga. (Come to think of it, quite funny though because I read most of the original series when I was only 7 years old... it must have contributed to my perversity, eh?)

Many of the episodes are highly imaginative, with a healthy dose of cartoonish silliness. Lupin III generally behaves more like a cheeky schoolboy than
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Ed C
Jun 20, 2009 Ed C rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
As a fan of the Lupin III animés I was given this as a present, the original 60s manga stories. I have to say, although I did like it it was a bit hard going at times, because Monkey Punch is very madcap in his style, sometimes I lost track of what was going on from panel to panel, and just what was going on in each. But overall it was very enjoyable, because it was so madcap, and so thoroughly Lupin-esque. It's clever and inventive, but also very obvious and crass, taking lowbrow by the horns. ...more
Houston
Jan 25, 2014 Houston rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Hard to follow. Some things are lost in translation.
Miss Ryoko
Jun 03, 2009 Miss Ryoko rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
I've watched the majority of the Lupin anime before reading the manga. The manga is quite graphic! I'll have to keep reading to make a formal decision
Kurt Rocourt
Apr 19, 2013 Kurt Rocourt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
A cool thief with a bad ass but noble crew.
Garnett
Mar 30, 2008 Garnett rated it really liked it
Read entire series...Volumes 1-13
Garnett
Mar 30, 2008 Garnett rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read entire series...Volumes 1-14
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