HOUSTON, August 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Sentai today announced that it has acquired LUPINE PART 3 6, the next thrilling adventure in the saga of the globetrotting thief, Lupine III. The latest opus commemorates the 50e anniversary of this incredibly influential franchise. Sentai will distribute the series to the public in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia and all the Nordic countries.
Gentleman Thief Lupine III is back and ready for his next cape – unless the legendary sleuth, Sherlock holmes, has something to say about it! When Holmes’ longtime partner Dr Watson is murdered, none other than Lupine tops the suspect list. With Holmes quickly closing in, Lupine must prove his innocence and bring an obscure organization called The Raven to heel if he is to live to steal another day.
Produced by TMS Entertainment (Dr Pierre) and based on the original work of Monkey Punch, LUPINE PART 3 6 is led by Eiji Suganuma (Mashiroiro Symphony: The Color of Lovers) with the music of the longtime music composer Yuji ohno and composition of series by Takahiro okura (LUPINE PART 3 5). Hirotaka Marufuji provides the character design for the series (LUPINE LE 3: Goodbye partner).
The escapades of Lupine III have delighted audiences for decades, with franchise entries spanning everything from manga and anime series to feature films and live-action adaptations. To celebrate 50 years of this beloved franchisee anniversary, TMS Entertainment is making 2021 the “Year of the Lupine”, bringing audiences a whole new Lupine adventure as well as exciting events, new theatrical and home video releases, and more.
Sentai will broadcast LUPINE PART 3 6 in association with selected digital outlets with home video output to follow.
For more information on LUPINE PART 3 6, visit http://lupinpart6.com/.
A Cool Japan Fund portfolio company, Sentai is a leading global provider of official animation and anime products, distributing and curating one of the industry’s most diverse libraries of the trending and classic titles. Sentai delivers thousands of hours of content across traditional and digital platforms and is dedicated to bringing compelling stories and iconic characters straight from Japan. With successful series that include MADE IN ABYSS, Food wars!, Princess tutu and Parasyte -the maxim-, Sentai’s catalog continues to grow with new favorites like Bloom Into You, Starlight Review and O Maidens in your wild season, as well as classic animated series such as Legend of galactic heroes and The big O. For more information visit www.sentai.com.
About TMS Entertainment United States, Inc.
TMS Entertainment United States, Inc. is a subsidiary of TMS Entertainment Co., Ltd. (better known as TMS), one of the largest animation studios in Japan. With a focus on anime production, licensing and distribution activities, TMS has a library of over 12,000 episodes out of a total of 420 titles that include highly regarded anime titles such as ” LUPINE THE 3rd “,” Dr. STONE “and” MÉGALOBOX. ” For more information visit www.tmsanime.com
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