The Gang's All Here in GKIDS English Cast for Lupin the 3rd: The First

Tony Oliver, Richard Epcar, Michelle Ruff, and more reprise their roles for upcoming 3DCG Lupin movie

Lupin, Goemon, and Jigen share some instant ramen in a scene from the Lupin the 3rd: The First 3DCG theatrical anime film.


Head's up, all you gentleman thief appreciators! GKIDS has just revealed the main cast for the English language version of Lupin the 3rd: The First, the first fully 3DCG theatrical anime film starring Lupin and his crew, and long-time fans will notice some familiar favorites among the cast. The main cast includes:


  • Tony Oliver as Lupin III.
  • Richard Epcar as Daisuke Jigen.
  • Lex Lang as Goemon Ishikawa.
  • Michelle Ruff as Fujiko Mine.
  • Doug Erholtz as Koichi Zenigata.
  • Laurie C. Hymes as Laetitia.
  • J. David Brimmer as Lambert.
  • And Paul Guyet as Gerard.



Originally released in Japan in 2019, Lupin the 3rd: The First is directed by Takashi Yamazaki and features animation production by TMS Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet. GKIDS describes the story of the film as follows:


The iconic "gentleman thief" Lupin III returns in an action-packed, continent-spanning adventure, as Lupin III and his colorful underworld companions race to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bresson Diary, before it falls into the hands of a dark cabal that will stop at nothing to resurrect the Third Reich. The gang undertakes trap-filled tombs, aerial escapades and daring prison escapes with the trademark wit and visual finesse that have made LUPIN THE 3RD one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.


Source: Official GKIDS press release


Copyright notice: © Monkey Punch / 2019 LUPIN THE 3rd Film Partners


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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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