Lupin the Third


Synopsis and Charm


Lupin the Third follows the adventures of the world’s most wanted gentleman thief, Arsène Lupin III, who is known for his ability to outsmart his opponents and pull off impossible heists.


The series is renowned for its blend of comedy, adventure, and its unique blend of classic and modern styles, appealing to a wide range of audiences.

Production Info


Monkey Punch (Kazuhiko Katō).

Production Studio

TMS Entertainment.

Release Date & Episodes

First aired in 1971, spanning multiple series and films.

Broadcast Period

Various, with the latest series aired in 2018.

Main Characters and Voice Actors

・Lupin III: Kanichi Kurita
・Daisuke Jigen: Kiyoshi Kobayashi
・Goemon Ishikawa XIII: Makio Inoue
・Fujiko Mine: Eiko Masuyama
・Inspector Zenigata: Gorō Naya.

Key Episodes

Iconic Episodes

The series features many memorable episodes that showcase Lupin’s cleverness, such as the heist of the Crown of Liberty.

Final Episode

Each series ends with a climactic finale, often leaving Lupin to escape and continue his adventures.

First Episode

Introduces the main characters and sets the tone for the series.

Memorable Scenes

Notable scenes include Lupin’s narrow escapes and clever disguises.

Theme Songs and Influence

Theme Songs

Iconic theme songs include the original “Lupin the Third” song and many variations across different series.


The series has influenced numerous other works in anime and has a significant cultural impact worldwide.

Popular Merchandise

・Lupin III action figures
・Replicas of Lupin’s Walther P38
・Model cars based on the series
・Lupin III-themed clothing and accessories
・Collector’s edition Blu-rays/DVDs


Lupin the Third is a timeless anime that continues to captivate audiences with its thrilling heists, charismatic characters, and its unique style. It remains a significant part of anime history.

Featured Products

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