I’m not entirely sure what I make of Lupin the Third in CGI, and I don’t know Cat’s Eye at all, but I’ll absolutely agree that these familiar characters look spot-on in the new format. It’s the gang!
The crossover is to celebrate Lupin III’s 50th anniversary and Cat’s Eye hitting 40. I don’t yet see the video on Amazon Prime, but they have the worldwide exclusive, and the premiere is in January.
Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita, who worked together on Godzilla: Planet of the Monster, are working on the project at TMS Entertainment.
There are some new voices in the cast, with Crunchyroll listing the following;
- Daisuke Jigen voiced by Akio Ohtsuka (Thorkell in Vinland Saga)
- Goemon Ishikawa XIII voiced by Daisuke Namikawa (Oikawa in Haikyu!!)
- Fujiko Mine voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro (Kanbaru in Bakemonogatari)
- Koichi Zenigata voiced by Koichi Yamadera (Spike in Cowboy Bebop)
- Rui Kisugi voiced by Rica Fukami (Minako in Sailor Moon)
- Ai Kisugi voiced by Chika Sakamoto (Mei in My Neighbor Totoro)
- Toshio Utsumi voiced by Yoshito Yasuhara (Kadokura in Golden Kamuy)
- Nagaishi voiced by Mugihito (Kaseki in Dr. STONE)
Lupin is the grandson of the infamous gentleman thief of the same name, always chased by dogged police and now with a crew of talented and quirky characters as allies.
Tsukasa Hojo’s Cat’s Eye manga follows three sisters who work in a cafe during the day and are legendary art thieves at night.
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