Anime Lupin the Third, one of the greatest things ever, is returning to television with a new series. It's the first new Lupin anime series on TV in 27 years.

Dubbed Lupin the Third: A Woman Called Fujiko Mine, the anime follows the exploits of Fujiko Mine, the anime's iconic female character. This new episodes will center on her.

Sayo Yamamoto, of Michiko e Hatchin fame, is directing the series. She is the first female in a long line of male directors, such as Hayao Miyazaki, to direct Lupin.

The 13-episode anime kicks off Apr. 4. It looks to be rather sexy.

Lupin the Third [Official Site via Kotaku Japan]