Production info

The Smile of Cleopatra
Japan, 1989  TV  

TV-series City Hunter (シティーハンター)

Directed by Kenji Kodama

A diamond called 'The Smile of Cleopatra' gets stolen from a museum.

Episode 40 from the Anime series "City Hunter" (シティーハンター) based on the a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tsukasa Hojo. It follows the exploits of Ryo Saeba, who is always found to be chasing beautiful girls. At the same time he is a private detective who works to rid Tokyo of crime. The original series lasted for 51 episodes, later followed by three further series. Apart from the diamond's name referring to Cleopatra, there are no further links to the queen or to ancient Egypt in this episode.

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