Sentai Filmworks Licenses Lupin the 3rd: Part VI Anime


Sentai Filmworks announced today that the World’s Greatest Thief, Lupin the 3rd’s newest anime series Lupin the 3rd: Part VI will stream and in association with select digital outlets with a home video release to follow. It will be available in the following countries: North America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, and all Nordic Countries.

Lupin the Third PART 6 Promotional Visual
Image Credit: TMS Entertainment

Hirotaka Marufuji, Character Designer for the new series also drew this new Promotional Visual, the text reading “This man, is he a villain, or a hero?” Eiji Suganuma will be helming the Seventh Mainline Lupin the III TV Anime as the Director, Takahiro Okura will handle the scripts, Veteran Lupin composer Yuji Ohno continues to do the music on the franchise, returning for PART 6. TMS Entertainment is handling the animation production. The late creator Monkey Punch is credited for the Original Work. The escapades of Lupin III have thrilled audiences for decades, with entries in the franchise spanning everything from manga and anime series to feature films and live-action adaptations. To celebrate this beloved franchise’s 50th anniversary, TMS Entertainment is making 2021 the “Year of Lupin,” bringing audiences a brand-new Lupin adventure along with exciting events, new theatrical and home video releases, and more.


Gentleman thief Lupin III is back and ready for his next caper— unless legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, has anything to say about it! When Holmes’ longtime partner, Dr. Watson, is murdered, none other than Lupin tops the suspects list. With Holmes fast closing in, Lupin must prove his innocence and bring a shadowy organization called The Raven to heel if he wants to live to steal another day.”


Source: Sentai Filmworks

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