News out of Cannes' MIPCOM trade show is that Lupin III is returning to TV in 2015 and taking the gang to the Italian Republic of San Marino. Allowing for the 2012 Woman Called Fujiko Mine spin-off, the Telecom production will be the first TV series since 1984-85's Part III. More after the jump.
Discotek Media has announced new licenses for 2015, including more Lupin III, sure to be nostalgic to some who remember its TV run, Ronin Warriors/Samurai Troupers, and Bokurano - a pain and trauma laden giant robot anime from 2007, helmed by Studio Ghibli veteran Hiroyuki Morita (the Cat Returns). Get the details after the jump.
Redline director Takeshi Koike's spin-off film, Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone, is fresh off its limited screening at Shinjuku Wald 9, and a new teaser is here with another brief preview of the feature after the jump.
The official site for the highly anticipated upcoming live-action film adaptation of Monkey Punch's nationally popular manga series Lupin the Third today posted a new 90-second trailer featuring the newly-written main theme by Tomoyasu Hotei, "TRICK ATTACK -Theme of Lupin The Third-." Check the tune after the jump!
Musician Tomoyasu Hotei, whose instrumental "Battle Without Honor or Humanity" was used in 2000 yakuza movie New Battles Without Honor and Humanity, then Kill Bill, then everything, has been tapped to perform the "Trick Attack" theme song to the live-action Lupin III movie. More after the jump.
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. Koike will also be in charge of character design and animation direction. Get a look at the latest preview after the jump.
As reported, the digital remaster edition of Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, Hayao Miyazaki's first feature film released in 1979, is to hit theaters across Japan from May 9, after 35 years since its theatrical release. Check the trailer comparing the classic and remastered visuals after the jump.
A few days ago we posted a quick teaser for the upcoming live-action Lupin The Third film by director Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus, Azumi, Godzilla: Final Wars). That clip was from TBS's Asachan show, but now we have a proper video of the teaser that offers a cleaner look at the 30-second preview after the jump.
The digital re-master edition of Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro, Hayao Miyazaki's first feature film released in 1979, is to hit theaters across Japan from May 9. The film is often chosen as one of the greatest anime films of all time. Hit the jump for more information.
The Asachan show on TBS had the honor of presenting the first burst of footage from the upcoming live-action Lupin The Third film directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. The film follows the formation of the world famous thief team of Lupin, Jigen, Goemon, and Fujiko, and you can see the cast in action in the clip after the jump.
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.