Lupin’s Past is Explored In LUPIN ZERO! Coming This December

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UPDATE: It has been confirmed that Lupin Zero will stream on HI-DIVE starting December 16th.

Every Master Thief has a backstory, am I right? Big news came from TMS Entertainment yesterday. Lupin the 3rd is getting an origin story.

Coming this December, Lupin Zero will be a six-episode length anime series that will focus on the boyhood misadventures of the boy who would grow up to become the world-famous gentlemen thief, Lupin the 3rd. Listed below are the main staff that has been announced for the new series:

  • Original work: Monkey Punch
  • Director: Daisuke Satou
  • Series composition: Ichirō Ōkouchi
  • Setting historical research: Seiichi Shirato
  • Character design: Asami Taguchi
  • Music: Yoshihide Otomo
  • Animation production: Telecom Animation Film
  • Production: TMS Entertainment

It is set in Tokyo in the 1960s, where a 13-year-old boy named Lupin has yet to leave an impression on the world at large as a Master of Larceny. Lupin seeks to make his mark during a period of tremendous economic growth in Japan.

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An Official Website and Twitter Account have been launched. More details (such as the cast, OP, ED Themes, and Online Distribution Platform) will be revealed at a later date. The series will have a premiere screening at the Anime NYC convention, which runs from November 18th-20th, 2022, in New York City, New York.

Image Credit: TMS Entertainment

The Lupin the 3rd Series is available to watch on HI-DIVE, and PLUTO TV.

Source: Crunchyroll, Anime News Network

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