Can you believe that 2021 is going to mark 50 years of the anime franchise Lupin III or also called Lupin the 3rd? Lupin the Third started as a manga created by Monkey Punch and it became a successful anime in 1971. With six TV shows and twenty-seven TV specials, Lupin is still strong and beloved by fans in Japan and all over the world. Today, the anime studio company TMS Entertainment made some announcements to commemorate the 50 years of the anime. Here are the known announcements from TMS Anime:
- A special 50 Episodes countdown: A planned collection of curated episodes of the Lupin the Third anime in which can be viewed in the official TMS Entertainment YouTube Channel.
- Digital movies and OVAs in Amazon Prime Video: Anyone who uses Amazon Prime Video will be able to watch well-known Lupin titles later this year.
- Lupin the 3rd: Italian Game
- Lupin the 3rd Part 4
- Lupin the 3rd: Dragon of Doom
- Aside from the 4K UHD of Castle of Cagliostro, TMS is planning to release some upcoming titles in March 30th. Lupin the Third: The Woman called Fujiko Mine and Lupin the Third: Missed by a Dollar are coming to Blu-ray.
- The first animated movie of Lupin, Lupin the 3rd: Mystery of Mamo, is available in Amazon Prime Video.
As we start 2021, there more surprises coming from Lupin. Stay tuned and find out more information and learn how you can celebrate this awesome anime anniversary.