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Special LUPIN THE 3rd Theatrical Engagement Coming This October

Special LUPIN THE 3rd Theatrical Engagement Coming This October

9/24/2021 3:36:07 PM

HOUSTON, TX and LOS ANGELES, CA September 24, 2021 — To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the legendary LUPIN THE 3rd anime franchise, Sentai and TMS Entertainment (TMS) are proud to host the world premiere of the English dub of LUPIN THE 3rd PART 1, Episode 1, presented alongside the first two subtitled episodes of the eagerly awaited series LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6 in theaters for a limited-time, special engagement.

LUPIN THE 3rd PART 1 Episode 1, made its broadcast debut 50 years ago on October 24, 1971. The special theatrical engagement will grant fans exclusive early-bird access to premiere the brand-new English dub version of LUPIN THE 3rd PART 1, Episode 1 as well as the latest animated LUPIN THE 3rd series, LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6, Episodes 0 and 1. Sentai is honored to bring the next chapter of this beloved and influential series to theaters, where fans can experience the thrilling, high-flying escapades of Lupin III on the big screen. To watch the complete LUPIN THE 3rd PART 6 anime series, fans should visit Sentai’s streaming partner, HIDIVE, where the series will stream in full.

Fans can catch the elusive thief Lupin III in theaters from October 22 to October 28, 2021. Tickets for this exclusive event go on sale on September 24, 2021. For booking, visit our list of theater locations and event times.

The escapades of Lupin III have thrilled audiences for decades, with entries in the franchise spanning everything from manga and anime series to feature films and live action adaptations. To celebrate Lupin’s 50th anniversary of his anime debut, TMS Entertainment is making 2021 the “Year of Lupin,” bringing audiences a brand-new Lupin adventure along with exciting events, new theatrical and home video releases, and more.

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Set in London, Lupin targets a treasure said to be hidden by the Raven, a mysterious organization that pulls the strings of the British Government from its shadows. A single piece of art holds the key, but Scotland Yard and MI6 will do whatever it takes along with Inspector Zenigata and none other than Sherlock Holmes, the world’s greatest detective to keep Lupin from it. Has the world’s greatest thief finally met his match?

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A Cool Japan Fund portfolio company, Sentai is a leading global supplier of anime and official anime merchandise, distributing and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of top trending and classic titles. Sentai offers thousands of hours of content across both traditional and digital platforms and is dedicated to bringing captivating stories and iconic characters directly from Japan. With hit series that include MADE IN ABYSS, Food Wars!, Princess Tutu and Parasyte -the maxim-, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Bloom Into You, Revue Starlight and O Maidens in Your Savage Season, as well as classic anime series such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes and The Big O. For more information, visit

About TMS Entertainment

TMS Entertainment USA, Inc. is a subsidiary of TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. (better known as TMS), one of the largest anime studios in Japan. With strong focus on anime production, licensing, and distribution, TMS boasts a library of over 12,000 episodes across a total of 420 titles that include much-loved anime titles such as LUPIN THE 3rd, Dr. STONE, and MEGALOBOX. For more information, visit

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