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A famous phantom thief from France, he is said to gathered some mysterious treasures that was later called the Lupin Collection.
Some time in the past, he adopted orphan Noel Takao, and taught him how to modify the collection, gifting him the X Trains in the process. However, the collection storage cave soon was under siege by the Interdimensional Crime Group Gangler, a crime syndicate from another dimension. During the raid, Arsène was murdered by the leader of the Ganglers, Dogranio Yaboon. By the time the now-adult Noel arrived, the only things he found in the cave were the flaming wreckage of the shelves and his father’s corpse, screaming in grief at his loss. This traumatic event lead to Noel desiring to re-collect the artifacts and eventually, revive him.
Kogure, the butler of the current descendant of the Lupin legacy, has said he had not dared to look at his master's face after knowing the collection was stolen.
According to Kogure, Lupin had intended to modify several pieces of the Lupin Collection such that they could be easily used by humans. His first successful modification came to be GoodStriker, who was tasked with the duty of protecting the rest of the Collection.
Of all the collection pieces, Arsene's favorite and most prized piece was a legendarily powerful gun known as the Lupin Magnum, which was hidden in a trap-ridden cave where only most fortified of phantom thieves to pass, as a treasure worthy of one.
Behind the Scenes
- Arsène Lupin is a famed fictional French gentleman thief created by author Maurice Leblanc in 1905.
- Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger