Toho Pictures has released the first trailer for director Takeshi Yamazaki’s full CG anime film Lupin Sansei: The First. Yamazaki has directed prior full CG anime films including Friends: Naki on Monster Island (2011), Stand by Me Doraemon (2014), and Dragon Quest: Your Story (2019). The movie will open in Japanese theaters on December 6.
Lupin the III creator Monkey Punch passed away on April 11, 2019.
Personally, I think Jigen looks a bit too skinny, but otherwise this film looks quite thrilling and faithful to the brand.