Lupin the 3rd

Good news, Lupin the 3rd is heading to Toonami on June 17th. Starting at the latest series within the franchise, Part 4, episodes premiere every week at 1:30 a.m.

TMS Entertainment USA describes Lupin the 3rd:

Lupin The 3rd Part 4 (26 x 30-minute episodes) is the latest series with Lupin trying to outmaneuver MI-6 throughout Italy! The story that began in San Marino will now expand all over Italy as Lupin pursues love and freedom in this exciting new adventure. While Lupin deals with a motley crew of unique characters that come his way, an extraordinary genius that lived centuries ago steps out of history into his life.

Lupin The 3rd is one of the most well-known animated TV series in Japanese history. It debuted fifty years ago in 1967, as a Japanese Manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch. The series follows the escapades of master thief Arsène Lupin III, the grandson of Arsène Lupin, the gentleman thief of Maurice Leblanc’s series of novels. The TV series followed in 1971, with the broadcast starting on Japanese TV and became a very popular long airing show.

Lupin the 3rd was last on Adult Swim a decade ago. Dub episodes of Part 4 are exclusive to Toonami, but you can watch the series subtitled at Crunchyroll.


Tyler Trosper
Tyler Trosper graduated Ball State University with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in Professional Writing. Originally joining Operation Rainfall as an anime news writer, he also writes gaming news and dabbles in reviews. His one true love in life is Xenosaga, and he prays daily for a fourth game.