Think you’re the type to solve mysteries and catch criminals? Are you the observant type that picks up on hints before anyone else does? Well then, take our quiz to find out what anime detective you share the most in common with! Ready to solve the mystery and see who you are? Hit the jump and get cracking!
The 48-year-old Lupin The Third anime franchise's first full 3DCG feature film Lupin The Third: The First was released in 348 theaters across Japan on December 6, 2019, then earned 245 million yen on 77,000 admissions on its first Saturday and Sunday, ranking second in the weekend's box office. Hit the jump for more details.
Some sad news for fans of old school anime: voice actor Makio Inoue, known for such roles as Harlock in Captain Harlock and Ishikawa Goemon XIII in Lupin the Third, has passed away at the age of 81. Hit the jump to learn more.
Two weeks prior to its theatrical release in Japan, the official website for the Lupin The Third franchise's first full 3DCG feature film Lupin The Third: The First has posted an 80-second opening footage to introduce its five main characters. See how they are illustrated in the 3DCG world after the jump!
>The Lupin The Third franchise official website Lupin The Third Network announced today that a newly-produced original TV special, 27th in total, Lupin The Third: Prison of the Past is set to be aired on Nihon TV and its affiliates on November 29 at 9:00 p.m. (JST). This is a part of the "Lupin Festival 2019" project. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter for Toho's Godzilla franchise reported today that a crime notice from Lupin The Third, the world's most wanted thief, was found on the New Godzilla statue at the Hibiya Godzilla Square in Tokyo. It says, "I will visit to steal the treasure of Godzilla." Learn more after the jump.
It is officially announced today 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. Meet the 3DCG version characters in a teaser trailer after the jump!
Anime video games are fairly common today, but where did the idea to turn anime into video games come from? For Video Games Day, we're taking a look back nearly fourty years to see the early days of video game adaptations of anime. How did series such as Lupin the Third and Mobile Suit Gundam pave the way for anime games today? Hit the jump to find out!
Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the highly anticipated third installment of Legendary Pictures' MonsterVerse franchise featuring the fierce kaiju battle among Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah, released in 362 theaters (431 screens) across Japan on March 31, dominating its first weekend with 677 million yen on 479,000 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.
Catching up with a little news out of the Anime North 2019 convention, anime distributor Discotek Media announced several new acquisitions and license rescues for U.S. home video release, including a Bluray release for Kemono Friends with an all new English dub. Hit the jump to learn more.
Warner Brothers Japan's Warner Bros. Home entertainment started digital streaming of Aquaman in Japan on May 8, and also released an illustration of Shazam for a forthcoming "DC Hero" collaboration campaign, produced by the late manga artist Monkey Punch, who passed away on April 11 due to pneumonia. Learn more after the jump.
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