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GKIDS has released the first English trailer for the upcoming feature, Lupin III: The First, the CGI film dedicated to it's creator, Monkey Punch. and animated by Marza Animation Planet and TMS Entertainment.
Having received glowing reviews and the 43rd Japan Academy Award for Best Animation in 2020, we're eagerly anticipating a UK release. In the meantime, enjoy the synopsis and trailer below.
Synopsis: The iconic “gentleman thief” Lupin III returns in an action-packed, continent-spanning adventure, as Lupin III and his colorful underworld companions race to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bresson Diary, before it falls into the hands of a dark cabal that will stop at nothing to resurrect the Third Reich. The gang undertakes trap-filled tombs, aerial escapades and daring prison escapes with the trademark wit and visual finesse that have made LUPIN THE 3RD one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.