Lupin Zero

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Japanese: LUPIN ZERO


Type: ONA
Episodes: 6
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 16, 2022 to Jan 13, 2023
Producers: TMS Entertainment
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, ComedyComedy
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity


Score: 7.541 (scored by 34833,483 users)
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Ranked: #18492
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Popularity: #6557
Members: 9,586
Favorites: 36

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How did this young boy become notorious gentleman thief "Lupin III"?

Loosely based on Young Lupin III from the original manga, Lupin Zero will tell a nostalgic, yet brand new original story, finally lifting the veil cast upon Lupin III's humble beginnings. Set during the era in which the original series was first published, the anime depicts Young Lupin III running around the streets of 1960's Japan during the country's economic boom.

A young boy climbs the staircase to villainhood. What was he thinking and what steps did he take? This is the untold origin story of the world's greatest thief.

(Source: TMS Entertainment)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Miyamoto, Yume


Hayami, Saori


Yukinari, Toa

Lupin I

Yasuhara, Yoshito


Tange, Yuuji
Sound Director
Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"AFRO" by LUPIN'68

Ending Theme

"ルパン三世主題歌Ⅱ" by Tavito Nanao


Feb 3, 2023
Lupin Zero is the latest series in the 50 years old Lupin III franchise, and it presents itself as a prequel set during Lupin’s childhood, explaining the story of how this young boy became the titular thief the series title refers to. This review is coming from someone with no prior experience with the Lupin III franchise, and who in fact decided to use this being a short prequel to introduce himself to it, so I may have missed some references and late arrival spoilers people familiar with the other series would know, but I have to say that this series has a lot of ...
Jan 15, 2023
Lupin Zero is possibly the best series to come out since part 4, which is a shame because there are only 6 episodes. Zero recaptures the feeling of the classic part II and III comedy with plenty of nods to the original that started it all. The series gives an origin story to Lupin and shows how he becomes the thief we know him as.

Plot 7/10
The main plot is about Lupin's struggle to choose how he wants to live his life, His father and grandfather have to opposite paths set for him, but he refuses to live by any rules but his own. The show ...

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