Things Sound Grim for the Lupin Movie

Lupin the Third is one of Japan's most iconic manga/anime characters, loved by millions. His second live-action movie adaptation opens on Saturday, and one of the first reviews for it is brutal. » 8/28/14 8:00am 8/28/14 8:00am

Do You Think the Lupin Movie Will Be Terrible?

This isn't the first Lupin The Third trailer, but it's the longest one to date. It also gives us a good look at the live-action version. Well, whaddaya think? Will it suck? » 6/25/14 6:00am 6/25/14 6:00am

Here's the first trailer for the upcoming live-action Lupin the Third movie. The dramatic trailer music is a bit weird for an adaptation like this, but hey, the whole cast—and the iconic Fiat 500!—is visible in the trailer. The movie is slated to open on August 30 in Japan. » 4/25/14 8:30am 4/25/14 8:30am

In This New Anime, Lupin Sure Looks Like a Badass

Some of the first images of upcoming Lupin anime spin-off Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone have hit the web. And Lupin (above) has somewhat of a Big Boss thing going on. Not a bad look at all! » 4/10/14 5:00am 4/10/14 5:00am

How Do the Lupin Movie Actors Compare to the Original Characters?

Lupin the Third is getting a live-action film. While Kotaku previously published an image of lead actor Shun Oguriin his Lupin costume, earlier today full cast photos were released. Let's have a look! » 4/09/14 4:30am 4/09/14 4:30am

People Are Saying a K-Pop Group Ripped Off Lupin III's Theme

Popular Korean group Crayon Pop gets flak for its alleged costume knocks-offs. And now some are wondering if the group's newest single, "Lonely Christmas," doesn't rip off the theme song for anime Lupin III. » 12/02/13 4:00am 12/02/13 4:00am

First Look at Lupin III Live-Action Movie Actor in Costume? Maybe!

There's a live-action Lupin the Third movie being made in Japan. Master thief Lupin is being played by Japanese actor Shun Oguri. Here's what is being called the first look at him in costume. » 11/29/13 4:00am 11/29/13 4:00am

They're Making a Live-Action Lupin the Third Movie

The Japanese movie industry is turning beloved manga and anime Lupin the Third into a live-action feature film. How thrilling. Or nerve-racking. Or both! » 11/27/13 4:00am 11/27/13 4:00am

Lupin Makes Anime Cool and Sexy Again

For a long, long time, Japanese anime has been moé. The word actually means "budding", but it's actually geek slang for cute things that give otaku warm fuzzy feelings.


Screw warm fuzzy feelings. I'm sick of them! Aside from the momentarily blips of hope on the anime radar, the moé aesthetic has dominated… » 3/27/12 4:30am 3/27/12 4:30am

Lupin the Third, The Hell Are You Doing with That Car?

Lupin from Japanese anime Lupin the Third drives a Fiat 500 in the classic flick Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro » 3/15/12 7:20am 3/15/12 7:20am. The car is very much part of the character's lore.

Lupin the Third Is Ready to Steal Your Television

Anime Lupin the Third » 3/08/12 4:30am 3/08/12 4:30am, one of the greatest things ever, is returning to television with a new series. It's the first new anime series on TV in 27 years.