The official Twitter account for the upcoming anime film Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone today announced that a 30-second teaser trailer is now available on YouTube, and posted the first key visual drawn by director/character designer of the film, Takeshi Koike. Check them after the jump.
Discotek Media has taken to Facebook with news about a number of their upcoming releases, headlined by their license of Hols, Prince of the Sun. The 1968 feature is the first anime film directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, with contributions from Hayao Miyazaki and mentor Yasuo Ōtsuka. More after the jump.
Eiga.com has posted two scene visuals from the upcoming film Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone, the second spin-off title of the nationally popular Lupin the Third anime series following the 2012 LUPIN the third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine TV anime. Check their latest looks after the jump.
The first character visuals for the highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Monkey Punch's nationally popular manga series Lupin the Third are finally revealed to the media today on April 9. The Ryuhei Kitamura-directed film tells the origin story of the Lupin team. Check the visuals after the jump.
Animation junkies got some great news last light with the announcement that Takeshi Koike (Redline, Animatrix - World Record, Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine character design) will be helming Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone, slated to premiere theatrically this summer. More after the jump.
Sakura-city in Chiba Prefecture has announced that it will start issuing 3,000 motorcycle number plates featuring one of the most famous Japanese manga/anime characters, Arsène Lupin III, on April 1 in commemoration of its 60th anniversary. Check the details after the jump.
Following up, Otome Sugoren has posted the results of another poll conducted for their Japanese female users to give pointers to Japanese males who would like to be more popular among females. These 9 anime/manga characters have qualities Japanese females prize the most, which means these qualities are the ones they look for in men. See all 9 characters after the jump!
Anime's most famous thief, Lupin III, and anime's most famous detective, Conan, recently crossed paths in a new theatrical film. But was the resulting mash-up a happy blend of both? Matt Schley from Otaku USA magazine brings us a review after the jump!
Blame Abenomics. Genius criminal and crime solver Lupin III and Detective Conan are finding work at Japan's 7-Eleven. Following the recent One Piece promotion, the convenience store chain is now gearing up for a tie-in with December's Lupin III vs Detective Conan The Movie. Get a look after the jump.
The live-action Lupin The Third film has been officially announced on November 27th in Japan for a Summer 2014 release with a cast list. Will the cast meet the high expectations of the fans? Let's look at the cast list after the jump and tell us what you think!
To clear up some confusion, just like the title of yesterday's poll about female friendship, the literal translation of the original title of this poll is "Females voted! Anime that they moe over male friendship", which means that people voted on anime that they watch for examples of male friendship in the show. Goo Ranking posted the results of their poll recently that asked registered Goo research monitors to vote in September. See the results after the jump!
NTV has posted their preview for this fall's Lupin the Third: Princess of the Breeze: Hidden City in the Air. The 24th TV special caper airs sees the titular thief up with Yui Ishikawa (Attack on Titan's Mikasa) guest starring as the sky pirate Yutika. Get a look after the jump.
Following the 30-second teaser in July, Cinema Today has posted a 1 minute 30 seconds long full trailer for the upcoming crossover film Lupin III vs Detective Conan The Movie. The most famous anime thief and detective boy will meet again in Japanese theaters this winter. Check the exciting trailer after the jump!
Illinois illustrator Eric Maruscak has a history of creating large scale chalk at the Anime Central convention. This year, his work marked FUNimation's release of Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine. Get a look at his work after the jump.
Seems like Lupin III is following the trend of muscular anime character in designs updated for this fall's Lupin the Third: Princess of the Breeze: Hidden City in the Air. The 24th TV special caper airs this September sees the buffer thief up with Yui Ishikawa (Attack on Titan's Mikasa) guest starring as the sky pirate Yutika. Get a look after the jump.