Toho announced the Lupin III THE FIRST film, a new anime film written and directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Stand By Me Doraemon).
It was reported that Lupin III series creator Monkey Punch passed away due to pneumonia last April 11th. He was 81 years old.
The official Lupin III: Fujiko Mine's Lie film's website has unveiled the latest trailer for the upcoming film, as well as the film's additional cast.
The official Lupin III anime blog announced the Lupin the IIIrd: Fujiko Mine's Lie anime film.
Amazon Japan listed that the Lupin III Part 5 anime will have a total of five Blu-ray and DVD releases, counting a total of 24 episodes.
The official Lupin III Part 5 anime website posted the trailer and revealed more additional cast members for the upcoming anime.
TMS announced that the production of the Lupin III franchise's 50th anniversary project with series creator Monkey Punch serving as the project's chief director.
TMS and Telecom Animation Film announced at this year's Japan Expo that a fifth Lupin III series is in production.