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Persona 5 the Animation

Persona 5 the Animation

Ren Amamiya is about to enter his second year after transferring to Shujin Academy in Tokyo. Following a particular incident, his Persona awakens, and together with his friends they form the “Phantom Thieves of Hearts” to reform hearts of corrupt adults by stealing the source of their distorted desires. Meanwhile, bizarre and inexplicable crimes have been popping up one after another… Living an ordinary high school life in Tokyo during the day, the group maneuvers the metropolitan city as Phantom Thieves after hours. Let the curtain rise for this grand, picaresque story!

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If you like Akumara Drive or Persona 5, like the other. Both involved heists with eccentric characters. They also have similar character designs.

Lupin III Special 8: The Secret Of The Twilight Gemini

Lupin III Special 8: The Secret Of The Twilight Gemini

As one of Lupin's mentors lays dying in bed, he procures a small diamond, which, he claims is a key to the lost treasure of the Gelts -- a people who once were part of a now conquered empire. The diamond (called Twilight) leads Lupin and Jigen to Morocco, along with not only inspector Zenigata, but also, the head of Interpol. Lupin quickly becomes involved in much more than he bargained for, when a showdown erupts between the Gelts and an a faction headed by the son of the Geltish leader -- both of whom want the diamond for themselves.

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Bloodthirsty Butchers: Jack Nicholson

Bloodthirsty Butchers: Jack Nicholson

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Lupin III Special 25: Princess of the Breeze - Kakusareta Kuuchuu Toshi

Lupin III Special 25: Princess of the Breeze - Kakusareta Kuuchuu Toshi

In Shahalta, a tiny European city-state floating in the sky has had no contact with the outside world for a number of years. The government has went from a monarchy to a republic, and to celebrate the occasion, a national treasure exhibition is being held. Lupin decides to infiltrate the exhibition to steal the secret royal treasures, only to find out that a gang of air pirates snatch the treasure first.

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Lupin III: Secret Files

Lupin III: Secret Files

Meet Lupin the 3rd, thief extraordinaire. Along with his partner, crack-shot Jigen Daisuke, there's nothing he can't steal. But sometimes he just needs to have a little fun... at the expense of Police Inspector Zenigata, who has devoted all of his energy to catching Lupin! Evading Zenigata isn't Lupin's only worry, though. He also has Mine Fujiko, the beautiful but dangerous thief Lupin would love to steal away with... if she doesn’t finish him first, and Ishikawa Goemon, a master swordsman who has sworn to kill Lupin. With all the obstacles before him, can Lupin’s tricks win the day?

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Lupin III: Return Of Pycal

Lupin III: Return Of Pycal

While on the hunt for the Celestial Crystals, Lupin is confronted by the magician Pycal, who has previously survived immolation and a drop down a 50 foot waterfall thanks to our protagonist -- and consequently, is after the same treasure. Having collectively acquired 6 of the 7 crystals, they both rush to Greece retrieve the 7th. However, unfortunately for Lupin, Pycal already knows the secret of the crystals and is eager to use it against him.

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Lupin VIII: Arsene and Cie

Lupin VIII: Arsene and Cie

5 generations after Lupin the 3rd, Lupin the 8th plies his trade in an airship that flies above a futuristic Paris.

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Lupin III Special 22: The Last Job

Lupin III Special 22: The Last Job

Lupin’s latest target is the Naraka Tathagata, a small Buddhist statue which holds the key to finding an even bigger catch: Fujin, the phantom treasure of the Fuma ninja clan. After snagging his loot the mysterious Morgana interrupts Lupin’s escape and takes the avatar for himself, tragically killing the hapless Zenigata in the process. Now Lupin intends to finish the job that Asuka – a descendant of the Fuma Clan – asked him to complete. With a horde of strong ninja to fight off and Fujiko getting in the way at every turn, Lupin, Jigen and Goemon must now work with Asuka to stop Morgana from locating Fujin before anyone else, but it won’t be an easy ride...

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Lupin III Special 11: The Columbus Files

Lupin III Special 11: The Columbus Files

After pulling off a heist at a Swiss Bank, Lupin is celebrating with Fujiko over a bottle of champagne – that is, until she tries to ditch him in the middle of the evening, snatching away a set of papers from the pile of loot. Fujiko then reveals that she only told Lupin to rob the bank so that she could get her hands on The Columbus Files, a document that points to the whereabouts of Columbus's greatest treasure: The Columbus Egg. However before she can say more, the pair is interrupted by a gang of armed men who also want the files. Rather than let them fall into enemy hands, Fujiko destroys the papers, claiming she has memorized them; however, she then falls off a cliff and loses her memory. Now, with the only clues to the treasure inside Fujiko’s mind, Lupin must keep her safe, find a way to unlock her memories, and find the treasure first!

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Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon

Following a very public chase with Zenigata in New York City, Lupin meets up with an old acquaintance, Rosetta. She tells him that before the Persians destroyed the city of Babylon, a God appeared and hid away all the riches. However before she can tell him more they are disturbed by armed Mafia goons and Rosetta makes her escape, leaving Lupin with an old candelabra. Meanwhile, Marciano, the son of a mafia boss-turned treasure hunter, is also searching for the gold. Now Lupin must not only track down the treasure, but he must also avoid being killed by Marciano’s men - all whilst trying to evade the persistent Zenigata who now has a secret weapon: a team of beautiful female ICPO officers!

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