Latest

Lupin III Part 5 unveils April debut and modern setting

After last summer, very little was known about the fifth series of Lupin III other than its plans to switch up the setting to France. But new details make clear that the City of Lights we’ll see in April will be the shiny and modern version, with Lupin prowling the steel-lined streets.

You heard us right, Lupin III Part 5 will be stealing our way this springtime, and Part 4 director Yuichiro Yano is back to direct. Working alongside him will be writer Ichiro Okouchi of Code Geass, and Lupin III Italian Game’s animation director Hisao Yokobori on character design.

No need to worry about the master thief updating his classic cars and guns to match the setting, but we will be seeing some new techniques from him along the way. Emphasis on the tech, as the big city lets him gets his hands on the powers of the internet and some smart mobile devices. It feels very much a case of old and lived in meeting bold and new, and it’ll be exciting to see how the two moods clash and cross over. But what do you think of this new series’ approach to old-fashioned pilfery?

1 Comment on Lupin III Part 5 unveils April debut and modern setting

  1. I couldn’t say for certain hwo it will be until I see it, but I do love Lupin, so i’m excited.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

DilDev's Blog

essays on the stories we tell

From a Certain Point of View...

Theories and Wonderings

Star Wars Shadow Council

Fans writing on the continuing Star Wars mythos with a focus on analysis and speculation.

Making Star Wars

News From the Prequels to the Sequels!

The Wookiee Gunner

Providing news, reviews, and opinion pieces about the Star Wars animated shows

%d bloggers like this: