The official Twitter account for the Lupin the 3rd anime franchise revealed extra story particulars, extra employees, a brand new key visible by character designer Hirotaka Marufuji, and the October 9 premiere for the Lupin the 3rd Part 6 tv anime series on Wednesday.
The visitor writers embrace director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer, Vladlove), veteran scriptwriter Masaki Tsuji (Astro Boy, Kyojin no Hoshi, Umi no Triton), populat thriller novelist Taku Ashibe (Homicide within the Crimson Chamber), journey and science-fiction novelist Akio Higuchi (Zone), and thriller and suspense novelist Kanae Minato (Confession). Yumi Matsumiya, Kōichirō Bizen, Hiromasa Ogura, Wataru Nishizawa, Beom Seon Lee, and Yūsuke Takeda are directing the artwork, and Hiromi Miyawaki is the colour key artist. Akemi Sasaki is the compositing director of images, and Masato Yoshitake is modifying. Youji Shimizu is directing the sound, and Hiromune Kurahashi is dealing with the sound results.
The brand new collection will focus on two key phrases, with “thriller” being the key phrase of the “first cours” (quarter of a 12 months). Lupin is after a treasure hidden by The Raven, a mysterious group that manipulates the British authorities within the shadows. Nevertheless, Sherlock Holmes seems earlier than Lupin.
Oshii was as soon as concerned within the growth of a Lupin the third movie undertaking that by no means noticed the sunshine of day, and Tsuji and Higuchi have penned Lupin the third novels. Sequence script supervisor Takahiro Ōkura stated that when he was requested to include thriller into Lupin the third, the identify Sherlock Holmes got here to thoughts. Okura stated that Holmes is the one one who can go head-to-head with the Lupin household, who’ve confounded police in nations all around the world. Oshii stated he by no means dreamed that he would get one other likelihood at Lupin, and that he’s grateful that the manufacturing workforce will use his script.
The collection will premiere on the NTV channel in Japan on October 9 at 24:55 (successfully, October 10 at 12:55 a.m.), and it’ll additionally run on NTV‘s associates in addition to on the Hulu streaming service in Japan. Sentai Filmworks licensed the brand new collection for residence video and streaming in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavian nations, and all Nordic Nations.
The brand new anime’s original soundtrack, that includes the newest new association of the theme music by franchise veteran Yuji Ohno, will go on sale on November 3.
Maurice Leblanc‘s authentic French tales in regards to the thief Arsène Lupin served as a unfastened inspiration for Monkey Punch‘s extra boisterous Lupin the third character, and among the tales famously pitted the unique Lupin towards Sherlock Holmes (renamed “Herlock Sholmes” after objections by Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle). Toei Animation pitted the unique Lupin towards Holmes within the 1982 tv particular, Lupin vs. Holmes.
Sentai Filmworks describes the story of the brand new anime:
Gentleman thief Lupin III is again and prepared for his subsequent caper— except legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, has something to say about it! When Holmes’ longtime accomplice, Dr. Watson, is murdered, none aside from Lupin tops the suspects checklist. With Holmes quick closing in, Lupin should show his innocence and convey a shadowy group referred to as The Raven to heel if he desires to stay to steal one other day.
The brand new season will commemorate the unique anime’s fiftieth anniversary.
Eiji Suganama (Lupin III: Prison of the Past) is directing the collection at TMS Entertainment. Takahiro Ōkura (Lupin the Third: Part 5) is in command of the collection scripts. Hirotaka Marufuji (Lupin III: Goodbye Partner) is designing the characters. Yuji Ohno (Lupin III) is composing the music. The late Monkey Punch is credited for the unique work.
Monkey Punch‘s Lupin III manga in regards to the titular thief’s escapades impressed 5 earlier fundamental tv anime collection, the Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine tv anime collection, a number of theatrical anime movies, and a near-annual string of tv anime specials.
Lupin the Third: Half 5 is the newest tv anime within the franchise. The anime premiered on NTV‘s AnichU programming block in Japan in April 2018. Crunchyroll streamed the collection in Japanese with English subtitles because it aired in Japan. TMS Entertainment USA offered the collection’ first 12 episodes for digital buy within the U.S. on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Digital in November 2018. Adult Swim‘s Toonami block started airing the anime in June 2019.
Lupin III: Half IV was the primary Lupin III tv anime collection in three a long time to star the titular character, and it premiered in Japan in October 2015, after first premiering as Lupin III – L’avventura Italiana on Italian tv in August 2015. The story occurred in Italy and San Marino, and it featured a blue-jacketed Lupin in his 20s. Crunchyroll started streaming Lupin III: Half IV in January 2016. The tv anime then premiered on Grownup Swim‘s Toonami block in June 2017 with an English dub.
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