Recently, TOHO began streaming a certain trailer and teaser for Lupin III which is the first movie in Monkey Punch’s Lupin III franchise. This trailer also revealed the new cast members as well as the film’s story which revolves around Lupin teaming up with a woman named Leticia to steal the Bresson Diary, a treasure that even the first generation Arsène Lupin could not steal. Down below are the cast members but the Character name romanizations are not official. They are as follows:-
• Suzu Hirose as Luticia
• Kōtarō Yoshida as Lambert
• Tatsuya Fujiwara as Geralt
This the first 3D CG feature length film in the franchise’s history. It will be releasing on 6th December in Japan. The movie as been directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Stand By Me Doraemon, Dragon Quest: Your Story). Unfortunately, Lupin III creator Monkey Punch recently passed away on 11 April but it was revealed that he had expressed his excitement over imagining how this fresh take on his character would turn out. The tagline on the website reads, “Well, let’s get started.”
The most recent film in the franchise is Lupin the IIIrd: Fujiko’s Lie (Lupin the IIIrd: Mine Fujiko no Uso) and was released on 31 May. Moreover, it was ranked at #1 in the mini-theater rankings in Japan in its opening weekend. TMS Entertainment screened the film at Anime Expo on 6 July. This movie is third film in the series consisting of 2014’s Lupin the Third: Jigen’s Gravestone and 2017’s Lupin the IIIrd Chikemuri no Ishikawa Goemon.
Takeshi Koike directed all three films, and Yūya Takahashi wrote the scripts. Lupin the Third: Part 5 is the most recent television anime during the franchise. It premiered in NTV’s AnichU programming block in Japan in April 2018. Moreover, Crunchyroll streamed it in Japanese audio and English subtitles as it aired in Japan. Furthermore, TMS Entertainment USA offered the series’ first 12 episodes for digital purchase in U.S. on iTunes, Google Play, and also om Amazon Digital last November. Adult Swim’s Toonami block began airing the anime on June 15.