"Battle Without Honor or Humanity" Musician Performs Live-Action "Lupin III" Theme

Plus voice actor Kobayashi Kiyoshi discusses "Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone"

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.


Set to be released in Japan August 30th, the movie is directed by Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus), with Shun Oguri as Arsène Lupin III, Tetsuji Tamayama as Daisuke Jigen, Gō Ayano as Goemon Ishikawa XIII, Meisa Kuroki as Fujiko Mine and Tadanobu Asano as Koichi Zenigata.


The caper adventure comedy was previously adapted into live-action in 1974's Lupin III Strange Psychokinetic Strategy.

Also, there's a new video of Jigen voice actor Kobayashi Kiyoshi discussing  Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone.

via Natalie


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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