The world’s most infamous thief is getting a bit more recognition today!
Earlier today, the official Lupin III anime website announced the main Japanese voice cast for the upcoming Lupin anime series. The series will cast franchise veterans from across the years, who will return to reprise their roles.
The confirmed cast is as follows:
- Lupin: Kanichi Kurita (1995 – Present)
- Jigen: Kiyoshi Kobayashi (1971 – Present)
- Goemon: Daisuke Namikawa (2011 – Present)
- Fujiko Mine: Miyuki Sawashiro (2011 – Present)
- Zenigata: Koichi Yamadera (2011 – Present)
Kobayashi is the only active cast member that performed in the original Lupin anime series. The actors for Goemon, Fujiko, and Zenigata retired from the franchise due to old age.
Lupin III will begin airing on Japanese TV this October. The series will run on the following networks:
- Nihon TV
- Yomiuri TV
- Miyagi TV
- Chukyo TV
- TV Shinshu
- TV Oita