Lupin III: Part III

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Rupan Sansei: Part III, Lupin Sansei: Part III
Japanese: ルパン三世 - Part III
German: Lupin the Third Part 3
Spanish: Lupin the Third Part 3
French: Lupin the Third Part 3
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Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 3, 1984 to Dec 25, 1985
Premiered: Spring 1984
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Yomiuri Telecasting
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.281 (scored by 70947,094 users)
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Ranked: #28212
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Popularity: #4599
Members: 23,060
Favorites: 33

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Lupin III chronicles the adventures of Arsene Lupin III, the world's greatest thief, and his partners in crime: master marksman Daisuke Jigen, beautiful and scheming Fujiko Mine and stoic samurai Goemon Ishikawa XIII. Lupin and his gang travel around the globe in search of the world's greatest treasures and riches and always keeping one step ahead of the tireless Inspector Zenigata, who has vowed to bring Lupin to justice.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Aoki, Yuuzou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Character Design
Nabeshima, Osamu
Episode Director
Takamoto, Yoshihiro
Episode Director, Storyboard
Iijima, Masakatsu
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Sexy Adventure (セクシー・アドベンチャー)" by Yusuke Nakamura

Ending Theme

"Fairy Night (フェアリー・ナイト)" by Sonia Rosa

Episode Videos


Jan 25, 2018
Lupin III: Part III is without question the least talked about out of all the Lupin III series. If I had to guess why that is, I assume it would be because of it's choice of style for one. It has more of a cartoony feel and makes some questionable changes to the looks of the characters. These changes vary throughout the course of the 50 episode anime. It can take some time to get use to if you're familiar with the previous series which in itself was pretty different from the original series. Part III to me resembles the art in the manga. ...
Nov 20, 2023
Lupin III Part 3 is seen as the weakest in the series.
And I understand why. The animation in this is pretty bad.

HOWEVER, bad animation aside Part 3 is frankly amazing.
It has the most touching, tragic stories that would make you cry.

Its also one of my favorite portrayals of Fujiko. Because she’s not a giant c*#% in this one compared to the other seasons.
I think its one of the few seasons where it shows how much she really cares for Lupin. She still betrays him in this as usual. But she would cry if anything bad were to happen to him. Fujiko is frankly adorable ...
Feb 2, 2019
Preliminary (41/50 eps)
Lupin III: Part III is an interesting case as far as Lupin goes, to say the least—of the six total Lupin III series, ("The Woman Called Fujiko Mine" included) it's the least talked about by far, and generally gets a bad rap. The exact reason for this is unknown, but is likely a combination of these three factors:
•Highly questionable subtitles produced in-house by either Crunchyroll or TMS
•Character designs that seem to change on a per-episode basis
•Specific expectations from fans coming off other Lupin works for what "Lupin III" should be

Despite these circumstances, opinions on Part III have begun to improve over the years, with some ...

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