Lupin III

The BEST seasons of Lupin III

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

Grandson of the famous French thief Arsene Lupin, Lupin the 3rd is the world's most accomplished thief, traveling all over the globe to steal the most exotic treasures. A master of disguise and of intricate planning, he is assisted by surly gunman Jigen and silent samurai Goemon. He triumphs easily over Interpol Inspector Zenigata's attempts to trap him, but is continually challenged by Fujiko, his sexy and mysterious rival, but sometimes ally.

Last Updated: 6/29/2022Network: Nippon TV
Part V: Misadventures in France
18 votes

#1 - Part V: Misadventures in France

First Aired 4/3/2018

International thief Lupin the Third and his gang update their classic arsenal of tricks with cutting-edge technology to pull off capers in France while agents from multiple government organizations tirelessly pursue them.

Part IV: The Italian Adventure
27 votes

#2 - Part IV: The Italian Adventure

First Aired 8/29/2015

Master thief Lupin the Third is poised to marry the danger-loving, Italian superstar Rebecca Rossellini. But his high-profile wedding finds him in the crosshairs, both from his eternal rival Inspector Zenigata and the super-powered MI6 agent Nyx. Lupin travels across Italy and beyond, chasing treasure with the loyal gunslinger Jigen and the ace swordsman Goemon, while his beautiful partner-slash-rival Fujiko Mine keeps him on his toes.

Part I
32 votes

#3 - Part I

First Aired 10/23/1971

Arsene Lupin III, grandson of the gentleman thief Arsene Lupin, is an internationally wanted thief. His right hand man is Daisuke Jigen, an expert marksmen who can shoot a target within 0.3 seconds. They are joined by Fujiko Mine, Lupin's love interest who often manipulates situations to her advantage. After several encounters with the samurai and expert swordsmen Goemon Ishikawa XIII, he becomes part of the group. They are constantly chased by Inspector Zenigata, an expert on Lupin from Interpol, whose goal is to arrest Lupin and his collaborators.

Part III
10 votes

#4 - Part III

First Aired 3/2/1984

Lupin the Third Part III is the third TV anime based on Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga series and directed by Yuzo Aoki. Everyone's favorite master thief Lupin returns! And this time he’s sporting an exceptionally fashionable pink jacket. Join Lupin and his gang as he goes on 50 zany, colorful adventures across the globe as they vie for hidden treasures and face deadly foes. Topped with some wild animation and classic Lupin antics, each episode is an exciting rollercoaster ride!

Part II
15 votes

#5 - Part II

First Aired 10/2/1977

The second Lupin the Third series, based on the manga written by Monkey Punch, centers on the adventures of Lupin the Third, a master thief. He is joined by Daisuke Jigen, crack-shot and Lupin's closest ally, Fujiko Mine, femme fatale and Lupin's love interest who works against Lupin more often than with him, and Goemon Ishikawa XIII, a master swordsman and the descendant the legendary bandit. Lupin is often chased by Inspector Koichi Zenigata, the detective who has made it his life mission to catch Lupin.

Part 6
6 votes

#6 - Part 6

First Aired 10/16/2021

The latest Lupin adventure finds the master thief in London, England. Lupin’s new target is Raven, a mysterious organization that manipulates the British government in the shadows and is said to hold an important treasure. In his search of the fortune, the legendary thief must face Scotland Yard, MI6, and his lifelong adversary, Inspector Zenigata. As if that weren't enough, a certain detective Sherlock Holmes also gets in his way…