Thursday, March 8, 2012

Lupin the Third returns to TV with new series

- first new Lupin series in 27 years
- titled Lupin the Third - Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna (Lupin III - The Woman Called Fujiko Mine)
- showing on NTV starting April 4 at 1:29 a.m
- directed by Sayo Yamamoto
- 13 episode series
- Redline director Takeshi Koike will serve as animation director and character designer
- Mari Okada will handle the series composition
- Kanichi Kurita will play Lupin
- Kiyoshi Kobayashi will play Daisuke Jigen
- Daisuke Namikawa will play Goemon Ishikawa
- Miyuki Sawashiro will play Fujiko Mine
- Kouichi Yamadera will play Inspector Zenigata
- series focuses on Fujiko
- will look at the cast in their younger days
- promises to capture the "sensuality" present in Monkey Punch's original Lupin III manga


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