The Japanese opening sequence for this year’s new Lupin series, Lupin III anime, the first new television series in three decades to star the titular character, debuted online before its October 2 premiere in Japan. The sequence features a new 2015 version of the classic “Theme From Lupin III” song by original composer Yuji Ohno.
The Lupin III (2015) anime will begin its broadcast on October 2, 2015, 1:29 a.m. on Nippon Television (NTV) with 24 episodes.
In addition to this, a new promotional video was also launched recently featuring Rebecca Rossellini.
- Kanichi Kurita as Arsene Lupin III
- Daisuki Jigen (JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken‘s Mohammed Avdol) Kiyoshi Kobayashi
- Daisuke Namikawa (Arslan Senki (TV)‘s Narsus) as Goemon Ishikawa XIII
- Miyuki Sawashiro (Arakawa Under the Bridge‘s Maria) as Fujiko Mine
- Kouichi Zenigata (Appleseed XIII‘s Briareos) as Kouichi Yamadera
- Gaia Bolognesi (Yes! Precure 5‘s Rin Natsuki) as Rebecca Rossellini
- Chief Director: Kazuhide Tomonaga (Buta)
- Director: Yuuichirou Yano (Moyashimon)
- Character Design: Hisao Yokobori
- Art Director: Yasuhiro Yamako (Hime Chen! Otogi Chikku Idol Lilpri)
- Director of Photography: Jirou Tazawa (Shingetsutan Tsukihime)
- Color Design: Satoko Yamamoto (Nijuu Mensou no Musume)
- Script/Series Composition: Yuuya Takahashi (Donten ni Warau)
- Editing: Yoshihiro Kasahara (Z/X: Ignition)
- Sound Director: Youji Shimizu (Toaru Hikuushi e no Tsuioku)
- Sound Effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Cardcaptor Sakura)
- Studio: Telecom Animation Film (Ojiisan no Lamp)
- Production: TMS Entertainment (Detective Conan)
Synopsis of Lupin III (2015) from MAL:
Lupin will be starring as the main character in this upcoming series set to take place in Italy and San Marino.
Reflecting its setting, the anime will debut in Italy before airing in Japan. Lupin III fans will note that the titular thief now has a blue coat, following his earlier appearances in green (first series and some OVAs), red (the second series as well as most films and television specials) or pink (third series).
Visit the anime’s official website here.