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Daily Archives: March 1, 2018

Lupin III: Stylish Men Stance

Ah, that sexy Daisuke Jigen! Mysteriously silent and reliable as a hound. Since it’s impossible these days of smartphones to go out and life draw the positions one needs for their storyboards/layout/keys, one must steal reference from a simpler time. May these screencaps be useful for artists working under deadlines in dark studios…

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Such a cool cat.Screen Shot 2018-02-17 at 10.27.05 PM

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In fact Jigen is so valuable as a right hand that he’s worth commandeering…
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…although not without protest.Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 2.30.15 PM


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He’s so centered that even when confronting an impersonator (the ultimate insult)..Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 3.14.53 PM


..he’ll strike up a small talk…Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 3.16.12 PM


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…before clobbering the git!
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So there you have cool cat stance reference, Jigen style. A character so inspiring, his character was appropriated and expanded to become Cowboy Bebop’s Spike Spiegel.