Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo
(Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo)
Distributor: Geneon Animation
Lupin succeeds in pulling off a series of impossible capers to score "big time" with Fujiko, his beautiful archrival. Curiously, all of the capers involve arcane objects associated with eternal life. But there is more to Lupin's schemes...his efforts result in a date with destiny as he faces the mysterious, enigmatic Mamo - his most deadly and diabolical foe.
Average Ratings: 58
Number of Review Sites: 7
Number of Review Links: 8
"Lupin III: Mystery of Mamo is a quality flick." (Mike Toole) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
Read the review (Dave Merrill) - 5 stars (out of 5)
"Not offensively bad, and an okay watch (especially for Lupin fans), but unlikely to be something you'll want to go back to."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - flawed
"While this isn’t the best Lupin movie out there, it’s one of the more interesting and different ones."
Anime on DVD (Chris Beveridge) - B+
"... check it out if you have any interest in comedic anime."
DVD Talk (Don Houston) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"The Secret of Mamo has the unfortunate effect of magnifying Lupin III's flaws."
DVD Verdict (Rob Lineberger) - 69 (out of 100)
"...a worthwhile way to kill a couple of hours."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 3 stars (out of 5)
"…one of the funniest anime I've seen in a long time…runs [too] long by at least 20 minutes or so…"
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - B