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Lupin III Franchise 6th Anime Series Announced to Commemorate 50th Anniversary

(Last Updated On: May 26, 2021)

An official website opened Wednesday and announced that the Lupine III franchise will receive a new anime series titled Lupine the Third: Part VI to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the original anime. TMS Entertainment streamed a promotional video:

Eiji Suganama (Lupine III: Prison of the Past) is directing the series at TMS Entertainment. Takahiro Ōkura (Lupine the Third: Part 5) is in charge of series composition. Hiroki Marufuji (Lupine III: Goodbye Partner) is designing the characters. Yuji Ohno (Lupine III) is composing the music. The late Monkey Punch is credited with the original work.

Monkey Punch’s Lupine III manga about the titular thief’s escapades inspired five previous major television anime series, the Lupine III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine television anime series, several theatrical anime films, and an almost annual series of specials. television anime.

Lupin III Franchise 6th Anime Series Announced to Commemorate 50th Anniversary
Original: Monkey Punch © TMS / NTV

Lupine the Third: Part 5 is the newest television anime in the franchise. The anime premiered on NTV’s AnichU programming block in Japan in April 2018. Crunchyroll streamed the series in Japanese with English subtitles while it aired in Japan. TMS Entertainment USA offered the first 12 episodes of the series for digital purchase in the US on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Digital in November 2018. Adult Swim’s Toonami block began streaming the anime in June 2019.

Lupine III: Part IV was the first Lupine III television anime series in three decades to star the title character, and it premiered in Japan in October 2015, following its premiere as Lupine III – L’avventura Italiana on Italian television. in August 2015. The story took place in Italy and San Marino, and featured a blue-jacketed Lupine in his 20s. Crunchyroll began streaming Lupine III: Part IV in January 2016. The television anime premiered on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in June 2017 with an English dub.

Lupine III, also written as Lupine the Third, Lupine the 3rd, or Lupine the IIIrd, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch. Follow the adventures of master thief Arsène Lupine III, grandson of Arsène Lupine, the knight thief from Maurice Leblanc’s novel series.

The Lupine III manga, which first appeared in Weekly Manga Action on August 10, 1967, spawned a media franchise that includes numerous manga, two versions of an animated pilot film, six animated television series, eleven animated films released in cinemas, two live animated films. action movies, five OVA plays, twenty-seven animated television specials, two musicals, many music CDs, and various video games.


Source – Lupin the Third: Part VI anime’s website via Animenewsnetwork

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Arjun Goyal
A seasoned Software Engineer with a rich tapestry of passions that span beyond the technical realm. My journey with anime started with 'Bleach', which spurred an exploration into the wider world of novels, movies, mangas, and webtoons. Favorites of mine include 'Solo Leveling' in webtoons and 'Dragon Rioting' in manga.
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