As part of the ongoing "Lupinissimo in Isetan 2016" collaboration that celebrates the newest iteration of the Lupin III TV series and the 130th anniversary of the Isetan department store, a special limited run of Lupin III themed ukiyo-e prints are being produced. Hit the jump to learn more.
Isetan Shinjuku Store’s seventh floor promotional hall is set to host some high caliber fashion February 3-8 with "Lupin III LUPINISSIMO IN ISETAN 2016." WWD Japan ad Tadashi Harada, who previously presented Jojo's Bizarre Adventure and TerraFormars inspired looks helped recreate Lupin, Zenigata, Jigen and Goemon for the department stores showcase. Chief director of the blue jack TV anime Tomonaga Kazuhide will also be doing talk for the event.
Veteran voice actor Richard Epcar (Ghost in the Shell's Batou, Robotech's Ben Dixon) has alluded to his return to the role of Lupin the Third's Daisuke Jigen in an English dub of LUPIN THE 3rd PART4. Responding to fan guestions, he suggested the return of Tony Oliver's Lupin, Michelle Ruff's Fujiko and Lex Lang's Goemon, with Dan Lorge's Zenigata taking part of the cast reunion. More after the jump.
Fans have discovered a cute homage in the tank battle against Anzio High School in the 2014 Girls Und Panzer OAV: the fight between rival teams of tanks faithfully reproduces the famous chase sequence from the beginning of the 1979 theatrical anime film Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro. Hit the jump to learn more.
On December 24, 2015, Nico Nico will be streaming a live broadcast of the "Lupin! Lupin!! Lupin!!! 2015" concert, a musical event being held at the Nakano Sun Plaza in Nakano, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Florida-based American anime distributor Discotek Media recently announced that they have licensed the 2nd series of the Lupin III TV anime for U.S. home video release. Hit the jump to learn more.
Bandai has scheduled a quartet of iconic and beloved characters for their line of "Simple Style" and "Heroic Action" poseable figures. Coming in April 2016 are SH Figuarts figures of Pikachu, Lupin III's blue jacket version of the titular theif, along with Fujiko and Digimon Adventures' Omegamon. Get a look after the jump.