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Lupin III: The First Hits Select Theaters October 18 and 21

lupin iii: the first

A few days ago we shared the first English dubbed and subbed trailers for Lupin III: The First, which at the time was just listed as “coming soon” from GKIDS. Now the distributor is back with official dates, lining the feature up for select theaters on October 18 (English dub) and October 21 (Subtitled).

If you plan on going to a theater near you, you should be sure to follow CDC guidelines and make certain the proper safety precautions are being put into place in your area.

For those who would rather wait, Lupin III: The First is coming to digital download-to-own in December.

Here’s a new full-length trailer in dubbed form:


If you missed the previous update, here’s the familiar dub cast getting back in on the action:

Tony Oliver as Lupin III
Richard Epcar as Daisuke Jigen
Lex Lang as Goemon Ishikawa
Michelle Ruff as Fujiko Mine
Doug Erholtz as Koichi Zenigata
Laurie Hymes as Laetitia
J. David Brimmer as Lambert
Paul Guyet as Gerard


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.

Source: Press release