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Lupin the Third Part 6 Anime Reveals 2nd PV & October 9 Premiere! Kiyoshi Kobayashi Retires from the Jigen Role After 50 Years!

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Lupin the Third Part 6 anime has revealed the second promotional video and cast members. The series is scheduled to premiere on October 9, 2021.

Voice actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi. left, is retiring from the Daisuke Jigen role, with Akio Ohtsuka, right, succeeding his role. 88-year-old Kobayashi is the only remaining original first-generation cast member in the Lupin III franchise, and had been voicing Jigen since 1971.

Kobayashi has also voiced Bem in the Yōkai Ningen Bem series. He is also known to voice over Crystal Bowie in Space Adventure Cobra, Aguille Delaz and the Narrator in Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, and Watari in Death Note.

The other cast members from the Lupin the Third Part V: Misadventures in France will reprise their roles.

2nd PV

Character Visual

■ Arsène Lupin III – CV: Kanichi Kurita


■ Daisuke Jigen – CV: Akio Ohtsuka


■ Goemon Ishikawa XIII – CV: Daisuke Namikawa


■ Fujiko Mine – CV: Miyuki Sawashiro


■ Inspector Koichi Zenigata – CV: Kōichi Yamadera

Synopsis

Gentleman thief Lupin III is back and ready for his next caper— unless legendary sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, has anything to say about it! When Holmes’ longtime partner, Dr. Watson, is murdered, none other than Lupin tops the suspects list. With Holmes fast closing in, Lupin must prove his innocence and bring a shadowy organization called The Raven to heel if he wants to live to steal another day.

Staff and Production

Original Work: Monkey Punch
Director: Eiji Suganuma
Series Composition: Takahiro Ōkura
Character Design: Hirotaka Marufuji
Music: Yuji Ohno
Animation: TMS Entertainment

Cast

■ Arsène Lupin III – CV: Kanichi Kurita
■ Daisuke Jigen – CV: Akio Ohtsuka
■ Goemon Ishikawa XIII – CV: Daisuke Namikawa
■ Fujiko Mine – CV: Miyuki Sawashiro
■ Inspector Koichi Zenigata – CV: Kōichi Yamadera
■ Goro Yatagarasu – CV: Nobunaga Shimazaki
■ Albert d’Andrésy – CV: Kenjiro Tsuda
■ Holmes – CV: Masato Obara
■ Lily – CV: Sumire Morohoshi

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