The Secret Santa of Anime: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Yes, I participated in Reverse Thieves’s Secret Santa this year, too, with Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine. It is part of the Lupin the Third franchise that is overall quite well-known, although moreso in Japan. The series revolves around Fujiko Mine, Lupin’s fellow thief and love interest, and how she and the other classic Lupin… Read More The Secret Santa of Anime: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine

Examining Old School Anime: Magical Card Decks

Watching episode eight of Lupin III, “Everyone Meets Again, the Trump Plan,” reminded me of the ill-effects of superstition.  Lupin, Fujiko, Jigen, and Goemon all participate in stealing a millionaire’s playing card set, which used to be owned by Napoleon.  You see, Napoleon’s victories came about through him having the cards, and he lost them… Read More Examining Old School Anime: Magical Card Decks