Lupin III: Part 6 - Jidai

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Synonyms: Lupin III: Part 6 Episode 0 - The Times
Japanese: ルパン三世 PART6 EPISODE 0 ―時代―


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 10, 2021
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery
Theme: Adult CastAdult Cast
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 22 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Episode 0 of Lupin III: Part 6 series.


This special is the final episode that Kiyoshi Kobayashi did as the voice of Daisuke Jigen prior to his retirement, having voiced the character for 52 years, starting with the original pilot film from 1969. It acts as a final send off for the voice actor for his long years of having done the character.

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Monkey Punch
Original Creator
Oono, Yuuji


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Ending Theme

"Theme from Lupin III '80" by You & Explosion Band

Oct 9, 2021

“You’re not old, you’re a classic… Jigen”

The times, they are a-changin'

It’s been 50 years since Lupin the Third initially hit television screens, and while the gentleman thief tailored himself to each new iteration, his partner Daisuke Jigen remained the cool-headed, hard-boiled gunslinger he was since day one. The same can be said for the man behind the voice. From his first appearance in the 1969 pilot film, to the most recent Lupin the Third: the First film in 2019, Kiyoshi Kobayashi has been the voice of Daisuke Jigen. Kobayashi and Jigen have been one in the same for decades. But at the ...
Oct 10, 2021
Kiyoshi Kobayashi is retiring from his role as Daisuke Jigen after 52 years. This episode was an amazing tribute to him and I honestly cried a little. We had a very good participation of the main cast, with the focus on Jigen's life and his point of view on the world around him. It really felt like it was the seiyuu himself saying his goodbyes to the character. I will miss this man a lot since I'm a big fan of the series.

Let’s welcome Akio Ootsuka who is the perfect man to fill in the big shoes with part 6!
Oct 10, 2021
I've watched almost all of Lupin III seasons and films over the years and I'm happy that over 50 years since the original Pilot film from 1969 it still gets a lot of love and attention. It really shows what a masterpiece the legendary Monkey Punch came up with.

This Special has two purposes: being an appetizer for the upcoming 6th Season of Lupin III and giving a special send off to Kobayashi Kiyoshi. Kiyoshi has been voicing Jigen ever since the 1969 pilot and this was his last contribution to this legendary franchise. In fact, of the original cast he was the last one standing. ...

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