50 Animated Years of LUPIN THE 3rd

The world’s greatest gentleman thief is celebrating a milestone…

On October 24th, 1971, an exciting new anime premiered based on the hit manga “LUPIN III” by legendary creator Monkey Punch. For 50 years, the exploits of master thief Lupin III and his gang of outlaw pals have thrilled and entertained audiences worldwide, spawning over 300 serialized episodes, more than 10 feature films, dozens of standalone specials and OVAs, with even more adventures currently in the works. As one of the most popular and prolific animated franchises, it has evolved through the decades, capturing the hearts of several generations.

Now, fifty years later, Magnetic Press and TMS Entertainment take an official look back at the animated history of this beloved character through the decades in a premium, comprehensive 50th Anniversary Art Book!