"A new Lupin that nobody has ever seen will appear."
It is officially revealed that Lupin The Third: The First, the Lupin The Third franchise's first full 3DCG feature film written/directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Space Battleship Yamato, Stand By Me Doraemon), is set to be released in Japan on December 6, 2019. It will be the anime franchise's first theatrical feature film in 23 years since Lupin The Third: Dead or Alive in 1996.
The film's official website and Twitter also opened today with a teaser visual of Lupin the Third and a 60-second teaser trailer introducing the main characters in their 3DCG form. While no details about its plot has been revealed yet, the Twitter says, "It has been 40 years since the masterpiece 'The Castle of Cagliostro.' A new Lupin by Takashi Yamazaki that nobody has ever seen will appear." Yamazaki also confirms on his official Twitter that he has been working on the project since three years ago.
Teaser visual with a tagline, "Well, Let's begin.":
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