Via Comic Natalie: Sherlock Holmes’ involvement has been teased in the new “Lupin III” anime! In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the TV anime adaption of Monkey Punch’s “Lupin III”, a brand new season titled “Lupin III PART 6” will air from October 2021 in Japan.

The series will be directed by Eiji Suganuma, with series composition by Takahiro Ohkura, character design by Hiroki Marufuji, music by Yuji Ohno, and production by TMS Entertainment. Mamoru Oshii, Masaki Tsuji, Taku Ashibe, Akio Higuchi, and Kanae Minato are also participating as guest screenwriters.

Lupin III was originally written and illustrated by Monkey Punch, and centres on master thief ArsΓ¨ne Lupin III — the grandson of the French gentleman thief from Maurice Leblanc’s novels. It has since been adapted into numerous comics, TV anime, movies, stage plays, and other media.