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Unexpected anime crossover between Lupin III and Cat's Eyes
September 22, 2022

Unexpected anime crossover between Lupin III and Cat's Eyes

A new anime produced by TMS was announced a few hours ago. The protagonists are the unexpected coupled Lupin III and Cat's Eye series.
The original title is Lupin III vs. Cat's Eye the new project created with cel-shaded CG animations that will be broadcast worldwide on the Amazon Prime Video platform in 2023.

The occasion is the 50th anniversary of the anime of the legendary Lupin III and the 40th anniversary of the Tsukasa Hojo's manga starring the three sisters-thieves Cat's Eye.

The anime is set in the original 1980s period of Cat's Eye. The protagonists again aim to steal three paintings that once belonged to their father, but this time they come across Lupin pointing to the same objects. But the paintings will also reveal a long-buried mystery.

Directors of this special are Kobun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita (Knights of Sidonia, Godzilla anime movie trilogy) at TMS Entertainment, with Shuji Kuzuhara author of the story and the couple composed by the composer of the original Lupin III series Yuji Ohno and Cat's Eye composer Kazuo Otani, authors of the music. The character design is handled by Haruhisa Nakata and Junko Yamanaka and Mitsunori Kataama is the art director.

As productions of the well known gentleman-thief Lupin III follow one another, the latest was released in Japan in October 2021 (Lupin the 3rd Part 6), the Cat's Eye are bound to 1985 (first season of 36 episodes and second of 37).

Waiting for more information, here is a first teaser and a poster:

[ Fra - source ANN / thanks DomenicoV ]
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