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It was recently announced today that popular anime licensing company Sentai Filmworks, LLC, acquires the rights of LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6. The sixth installment of this legendary manga series was released to commemorate its 50th anniversary. Sentai announced that it will distribute the series to audiences in North America, Australia, New Zealand, and all Nordic Countries.
Sentai will stream the series in association with selected digital outlets with a home video release to follow. The series will be produced by TMS Entertainment and it will be broadcasted by Nippon TV in October 2021. TMS Entertainment is known for producing many popular anime such as Detective Conan and Dr. Stone.
LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6 is based on the original story by Monkey Punch. The series features the return of Lupin III, a gentleman thief. His grandfather was the renowned phantom thief Arsene Lupin. Lupin III is extremely talented in what he does. There is nothing he can't steal, be it jewels, paintings, hidden treasures, and even the heart of a pretty girl.
He is partners with Daisuke Jigen, Goemon Ishikawa, and Fujiko Mine. Daisuke is a great gunman, Goemon a master swordsman, and Fujiki a femme fatale. They carry on their adventures while avoiding the relentless pursuit of Inspector Zenigata, who is obsessed with catching the masterful thieves.
All the stories of Lupin III have thrilled the audiences for decades and now fans are excited about the fact that there is more to come. TMS Entertainment claims to make 2021 the "Year of Lupin" by bringing the audiences to a brand-new Lupin adventure. The series will have lots of exciting events.
The anime TV series is directed by Eiji Suganuma. Yuji Ohno will return as the music composer of this longtime series. Takahiro Okura will do the series composition and Hirotaka Marufuji will provide the character design.