Lupin the Third Is Ready to Steal Your Television

Illustration for article titled Lupin the Third Is Ready to Steal Your Television
Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

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.

Advertisement


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]

DISCUSSION

truthtellah
truthtellah

There.

I agree with others that the lead image is NSFW. So, here's an edited version that covers up those pesky NSFW guns.