“LUPIN III: THE FIRST” RETURNS TO THEATERS August 29 & 31 with Select Screenings in 4DX

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Tickets are on sale now for LUPIN III: THE FIRST, from director/screenwriter Takashi Yamazaki. The “Lupin the 3rd” franchise, from original creator Monkey Punch, began in 1967 and has spanned a variety of manga, TV, game, theme park ride, and musical adaptations, including The Castle of Cagliostro (1979), the feature film debut from the acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. Lupin III: The First marks the storied character’s first adventure in CG, and will be shown in both original Japanese and English dubbed versions, with select screenings available in 4DX, the immersive multi-sensory cinematic experience. In addition to the full feature, audiences will view a special intro with director Takashi Yamazaki.


  • Sunday, August 29, 3:00 local time (English Dub and 4DX)
  • Tuesday, August 31, 7:00 local time (Japanese with Subtitles)

Tickets for Lupin III: The First and other events can be purchased online by visiting gkids.com/eventswww.FathomEvents.com, or at participating box offices (theater participants are subject to change). Please contact your local theater for individual safety precautions.


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 THE 3RD one of the most storied animation franchises in the world, in a thrilling new caper that is sure to delight fans old and new.