Lupin III will be getting a new animated film, and its title is Lupin III the First. It will also be the franchise’s first 3D CG feature-length film as well. And now, Toho has released the first trailer for the upcoming movie:

As the trailer announced, Takashi Yamazaki (Stand By Me Doraemon) will be directing the film. It also revealed that it will open in Japanese theatres starting 6th December 2019.

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Unfortunately, this will also be the first Lupin III film since creator Monkey Punch passed away last April. However, the mangaka does know about the film project and even released a message that he was excited to see a fresh take on his characters. He released the message on October 2018, a few months before his passing. Sadly, he will never get to see the film completed.

source: Lupin III the FIRST official website