Lupin III was originally a manga published in the 60’s by Monkey Punch,pen name for Kazuhiko Katō. It is about a master thief and his group of other colleges. Lupin is charming and always sends a calling card before stealing anything, letting every one know he is coming. A new series is starting this time in Italy, read the synopsis and watch the trailer after the break.

Lupin will be starring as the main character in this upcoming series set to take place in Italy and San Marino.

Reflecting its setting, the anime will debut in Italy before airing in Japan. Lupin III fans will note that the titular thief now has a blue coat, following his earlier appearances in green (first series and some OVAs), red (the second series as well as most films and television specials) or pink (third series).


Photo Credit:  Lupin the 3rd, TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd.