Lupin the Third

Lupin the Third Part IV

Initial Run


Adult Swim (Toonami)


June 17, 2017[1] - Jan. 20, 2018


26 (List of Episodes)

Second Run


Adult Swim (Toonami)


June 2, 2018[2] - Dec. 8, 2018

Lupin the Third: The Italian Adventure, also known as Lupin the Third: Part IV, is the fifth incarnation of TMS Entertainment's long-running anime television adaptation of the Lupin III manga series written by Monkey Punch. The series was produced by Telecom Animation Film, with franchise veteran Kazuhide Tomonaga serving as chief director and Yoichiro Yane directing with scripts by Yūya Takahashi. Yuji Ohno also returned as series composer.[3]

The English dub of the series premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami block from June 17, 2017[1] to January 20, 2018. The series returned to Toonami for a second run from June 2, 2018 to December 8, 2018.[2] The series is rated TV-PG-LSV and TV-14-DLSV on Adult Swim.


The new story takes place in Italy and San Marino, and features a blue-jacketed Lupin in his 20’s. Lupin the 3rd follows the escapades and adventures of master thief Arsene Lupin III, a brilliant thief who has been able to carry off heists no one ever thought possible. Although he has been arrested and jailed on multiple occasions, he has always managed to escape.

Voice CastEdit

CharacterEnglish Voice Actor[4]Italian Voice ActorJapanese Voice Actor
Arsène Lupin III Tony Oliver Stefano Onofri Kanichi Kurita
Daisuke Jigen Richard Epcar Alessandro D'Errico Kiyoshi Kobayashi
Goemon Ishikawa XIII Lex Lang Antonio Palumbo Daisuke Namikawa
Fujiko Mine Michelle Ruff Alessandra Korompay Miyuki Sawashiro
Inspector Koichi Zenigata Doug Erholtz Rodolfo Bianchi Kōichi Yamadera
Rebecca Rossellini Cassandra Morris Gaia Bolognesi Yukiyo Fujii
Justin Person (Agent Nyx) Michael McConnohie Fabrizio Pucci Shunsuke Sakuya
Robson Zuccoli Neil Kaplan Guido Di Naccio Jin Yamanoi
Wataru Uraga Robbie Daymond Andrea Lavagnino Eiji Hanawa
Percival Gibbons JB Blanc Pierluigi Astore Shinshū Fuji
Leonardo Da Vinci Jamieson Price Marco Baroni Kazuhiko Inoue



Color Season Episodes Toonami Premiere Toonami Finale
1 26 June 17, 2017 January 20, 2018

The series ran for 26 episodes in Italy and 24 episodes in Japan. In the United States, the broadcast of the series on Adult Swim included all 26 episodes. The series was released on DVD and Blu-Ray by VAP in Japan between December 23, 2015 and July 20, 2016. The series has been licensed by Anime Limited for the UK market and by Discotek Media for the North American market.[5]

Broadcast HistoryEdit

The series was announced at Mipcom in Cannes, France in October 2014 to be broadcast in Spring 2015 in Italy, but was delayed to August. The series premiered in Italy on August 30, 2015 on the Italia 1 and Italia 1 HD channels,[6] after a preview screening at Concordia theater in San Marino on August 29, 2015. Subsequently, the series made its Japanese premiere from October 1, 2015 to March 17, 2016 on Nippon TV and the series was also made available on the J:Com and Hulu streaming services on October 21st.[7][8] The English dub first aired in the United States on Adult Swim's Toonami block from June 17, 2017[1] to January 20, 2018. It returned to the block for a second run from June 2, 2018[2] to December 8, 2018.

  • Italy (Italia 1) — August 30, 2015 - November 30, 2015
  • Japan (Nippon TV) — October 1, 2015 - March 17, 2016
  • United States (Adult Swim) — June 17, 2017[1] - January 20, 2018; June 2, 2018[2] - December 8, 2018

Toonami Broadcast HistoryEdit

The English dub of the series premiered on Adult Swim's Toonami block on June 17, 2017 at 2:00 AM.[1] It was later moved to the 1:30 AM time slot, where it completed its run on January 20, 2018. Reruns of the series returned to Toonami for a second run on June 2, 2018 at 3:30 AM.[2] On August 11, 2018, the series moved from the 3:30 AM time slot to the 3:00 AM time slot. The series completed its second run on Toonami on December 8, 2018, after which, it was replaced in the lineup by reruns of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.

  • Toonami (United States) — June 17, 2017[1] - January 20, 2018; June 2, 2018[2] - December 8, 2018

See AlsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Lupin III: Part IV to Premiere on Toonami With English Dub ". June 18, 2017. Retrieved on May 31, 2018. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "The wait is almost over! ". May 20, 2018. Retrieved on May 20, 2018. 
  3. "New Lupin III Anime to Premiere This Fall With Original Composer ". April 20, 2015. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
  4. "Discotek Licenses Lupin III: Part IV for 2017 Release With English Dub ". November 1, 2016. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
  5. "Discotek Licenses Lupin III: Part IV for 2017 Release With English Dub ". November 1, 2016. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
  6. "Lupin III - L'avventura italiana ". RTI Mediaset. August 15, 2015. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
  7. "On Air ". TMS Entertainment. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
  8. Beveridge, Chris (October 22, 2015). "Lupin the 3rd Part Four’ Anime Begins Hulu Distribution… In Japan ". Fandom Post. Retrieved on May 18, 2017. 
Toonami Series

.hack//SIGNAkame Ga Kill!Astro Boy (1963)Astro Boy (2003)Attack on Titan
Bakugan Battle BrawlersBatman BeyondThe BatmanBatman: The Animated Series
Ben 10: Alien ForceBeware the BatmanThe Big OBlack CloverBlack LagoonBleach
Blue DragonBlue ExorcistBlue Submarine No. 6Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo
Boruto: Naruto Next GenerationsCardcaptorsCartoon RouletteCasshern Sins
Cowboy BebopCyborg 009D.I.C.E.Dai-GuardDeadman WonderlandDemon Slayer
Dimension WDr. StoneDragon BallDragon Ball GTDragon Ball SuperDragon Ball Z
DBZ KaiDuel MastersEureka SevenEyeshield 21Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes
Fire ForceFLCLFLCL AlternativeFLCL ProgressiveFood Wars!FMA: Brotherhood
G GundamG-Force: Guardians of SpaceG.I. Joe: A Real American Herogen:LOCK
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone ComplexGhost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG
GigantorGundam 0080Gundam SEEDGundam WingGurren LagannHamtaro
Harlock SagaHellsing UltimateHe-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2002)
Hikaru no GoHunter x HunterIGPXInuYashaInuYasha: The Final Act
Jackie Chan AdventuresJoJo's Bizarre AdventureJonny Quest: The Real Adventures
Justice LeagueJustice League UnlimitedKibaKill la KillKing Star KingKorgoth of BarbariaLupin the Third: Part IVLupin the Third: Part V

MÄR: Märchen Awakens RomanceMartian Successor NadesicoMegalo Box
Megaman Star ForceMegas XLRMichiko & HatchinMobile Suit Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam: The OriginMobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded OrphansMobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
Mob Psycho 100My Hero AcademiaNarutoNaruto ShippudenNeon Genesis Evangelion
One PieceOne Punch ManOutlaw StarParasyte -the maxim-PatlaborPokémon
Pokémon ChroniclesPop Team EpicThe Powerpuff GirlsThe Prince of Tennis
The Promised NeverlandRave MasterReBootRecord of Lodoss WarRobotech
Ronin WarriorsRurouni KenshinSailor MoonSamurai 7Samurai ChamplooSamurai Jack
Sand Whale and MeSD GundamSoul EaterSpace DandyStar Blazers
Star Wars: Clone WarsStar Wars: The Clone WarsStorm HawksSuper Friends
Superman: The Animated SeriesSword Art OnlineSword Art Online II
Sword Art Online: AlicizationSym-Bionic TitanTeen TitansTenchi in TokyoTenchi Muyo!
Tenchi Muyo! GXPTenchi UniverseThunderCats (1985)ThunderCats (2011)Tokyo Ghoul
Transformers AnimatedTransformers: ArmadaTransformers: Beast Wars
Transformers: CybertronTransformers: EnergonTrigunUzumakiVoltronWulin Warriors
Yu Yu HakushoYu-Gi-Oh!Yu-Gi-Oh! GXZatch Bell!Zoids: Chaotic Century
Zoids: New Century

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.