Lupin III: The First now available on Blu-ray and DVD

Lupin III: The First

GKIDS and Shout Factory have released Lupin III: The First on Blu-ray + DVD combo as well as a special Blu-ray steelbook.

The comedy action-adventure anime is written and directed by Takashi Yamazaki. The film came out in Japan in 2019. It won praise from critics, including an award for Excellent Animation at the Japan Academy Award.

Here is a description of the anime:

The iconic “gentleman thief” Lupin III returns in an action-packed, continent-spanning adventure, as Lupin III and his colorful underworld companions race to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bresson Diary, before it falls into the hands of a dark cabal that will stop at nothing to resurrect the Third Reich. The gang undertakes trap-filled tombs, aerial escapades and daring prison escapes with the trademark wit and visual finesse that have made Lupin III is one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.

In addition to the Blu-ray, digital streaming is available through Amazon. They have an English-language version and a Japanese-language version. Both versions are available to rent or purchase. Meanwhile, the Blu-ray is available on the GKIDS website.

Watch clips for the anime below!

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