It's a beautiful day for a wedding... and subsequent divorce. Despite the fallout, Lupin III and Rebecca Rossellini looked pretty amazing on their wedding day, and now Banpresto has immortalized that fleeting moment in their newest crane machine prize figures! Better still, they've hired a real wedding photographer to do the promo photos. Hit the jump to find out more!
Know a friend in Japan with a steady hand? Want one of Lupin III's blue-jacket era ladies? Don't miss the new Banpresto figures available as arcade prizes this month! Hit the jump to see more!
The Italian Adventure is coming to America! Lupin III Part IV will be getting both the sub and dub treatment by Discotek, with some familiar cast members returning to do the English-language voices. Get your first listen and find out more after the jump!
Discotek had a slate of new licenses to announced at this weekend's Otakon. including 1974 anime Charge Man Ken, which they're calling "the worst anime ever...or the best?," 1982 Captain Harlock origin story movie Arcadia of My Youth and 1984 Mamoru Oshii directed movie Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer, as well the additions of 1997 special Island of Assassins (aka In Memory of the Walther P38) and 2003 Operation Return the Treasure to their Lupin III library.
LUPIN THE 3rd PART4 volume 6 is set to be released on May 25th with inset art from "The Murdering Marionette" and a cover featuring Lupin squaring off against Nyx. The placement of the anime's logo is quite interesting in a way that... let's say... you can't unsee. Get a look after the jump.
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.