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TV Special 'Lupin III: Prison of the Past' Premieres in November

by Sakana-san
Oct 19, 2:04 PM | 7 Comments

Nippon Television announced on Friday that a new TV special for the Lupin III franchise will air on November 29 at 9:00 p.m. Titled Lupin III: Prison of the Past, it will be part of NTV's Friday Roadshow! weekend movie slot. During the same announcement, it was also revealed that the 2013 film Lupin III vs. Detective Conan: The Movie will air in the same slot on November 22.

The episode will focus on Lupin's gang descending upon the Kingdom of Doruente in order to rescue a famous thief who has been detained. While this takes place, the most notorious thieves from around the world gather in the kingdom.

Staff
Director: Hatsuki Tsuji (Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Ishinshishi e no Chinkonka)
Script: Shatner Nishida
Character Design: Hirotaka Marufuji (Lupin III: Goodbye Partner)
Music: Yuji Ohno (Lupin III franchise)
Studio: TMS Entertainment

Voice actors Kanichi Kurita, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Daisuke Namikawa and Miyuki Sawashiro are reprising their roles. Nobunaga Shimazaki (Lupin III: Part 5), Houko Kuwashima (Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna), Shinichiro Miki (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), and Hiroaki Hirata (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni) will also star in the special.

The Lupin III franchise is based on the manga by Monkey Punch. The manga has inspired six TV anime series, various specials, movies, and OVA episodes. The franchise's first 3DCG film Lupin III: The First is scheduled to premiere in Japan on December 6.

Source: Comic Natalie

Lupin III: Prison of the Past on MAL

7 Comments Recent Comments

Hell yeah, this is awesome!

Nov 3, 5:45 AM by Nr755

Pakumen- said:
Sorry if this is considered spam, but can someone give me a guide about how to start watching Lupin?
I'd suggest starting with part 4. Most of the series can be watched in any order though.

Oct 28, 4:55 AM by DumpsterKing

Sorry if this is considered spam, but can someone give me a guide about how to start watching Lupin?

Oct 24, 2:21 PM by Pakumen-

time to rush a Lupin III Watch through leading to the movie

Oct 23, 7:04 PM by Aiaigasa

"Kingdom of Doruente in order to rescue a famous thief who has been detained. While this takes place, the most notorious thieves from around the world gather in the kingdom..." the best line for me.

Oct 20, 12:46 PM by Bayode2

Here's hoping for something fun!

Oct 20, 12:29 PM by Haneken2086

YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oct 19, 4:11 PM by Somali_Strawhat

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