Lupin III Anime Franchise's New Concert Streams Live on May 26

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

Lupin III anime franchise veteran composer Yuji Ohno's Yuji Ohno & Lupintic Six band will perform the "Lupin III Concert 2018 ~Lupin! Lupin!! Lupinissimo!!!~" concert at Tokyo Kinema Club on May 26. The event will stream live on Niconico Live.

The event will feature music from various Lupin III anime, and anime clips will screen during the performance. The livestream will include an encore presentation of the "Lupin III Concert 2018 ~Lupin! Lupin!! Lupin!!! 2017~" concert on May 25.

Ohno returned to compose the music for Lupin the Third: Part 5, the fifth Lupin III anime series, which premiered on April 3. Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles as it airs in Japan. The anime is listed with 24 episodes.

The new anime series moves the setting to modern France. While Lupin will still use classic cars and traditional guns like the Walter P38, he will also employ the Internet, mobile devices, and other digital gadgets to take on his foes.

Sources: Concert's Niconico Live Page, VAP's Official Yuji Ohno Website, Comic Natalie

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