Is the Isetan branch in Shinjuku going to be hi-jacked by the Lupin gang!? The popular collaboration event with the anime series Lupin the Third, ‘Isetan × Lupin the third Lupinissimo’ will be upgraded and held at Isetan Shinjuku for a week from 22 to 27 February 2017. There will be special shops for five characters: Lupin, Daisuke Jigen, Goemon Ishikawa, Fujiko Mine, and Inspector Zenigata, and exclusive special items will be available to purchase on different floors. Also, you can visit the themed restaurant ‘Lupin Ristorante.’
The ‘Lupin Ristorante’ (Reservation needed) at the main event space on the seventh floor of the main building (Life Event Floor) will have Monkey Punch’s art prints displayed and available to purchase. Also, items from the Lupin gang such as their treasures and daily items will be lined up at the store. The shop will also display Lupin’s jackets from the TV anime series, Lupin the 3rd. Approximately 150 kinds of merchandise will be on sale at the event. These include Jigen’s accessories such as rings, lighters, and tie pins; tin badges which were produced for the 50th anniversary; a roly-poly toy that will not fall down even if you push it (4 types: 2,665 yen / each); and the lipsticks by Estee Lauder that Lupin sent to Fujiko (3,600 yen / each).
They will also sell gourmet items. These include Japanese Sake and whisky featuring special packaging (1,200 yen), shrimp cheese crackers (1,200 yen), and Sablé (short bread) (1,400 yen).
Fans can take pictures at the kimono section on the seventh floor of main building, the’Residence of Goemon’ themed section. Japanese miscellaneous goods by Kimono men’s tailor’s shop Y. & SONS will also be available. These include kimono, yukata, heko-obi (waist band), and stoles.
At the kitchen dining section on the fifth floor of main building there is ‘Jigen’s Bar’, inspired by the bar Jigen which often frequents in the anime series. They serve Daisuke Jigen’s favorite liquor, I.W. Harper, which you can enjoy with Riedel’s tumbler (5 types: 6,000 yen / each); and the service fee is 1,000 yen per drink. They also serve champagne and Japanese sake.
At ‘the stage 3’ of Center-Park on the third floor of main building, the wild and sexy Fujiko’s motorcycle by Harley-Davidson will be displayed and various items of clothing will be lined up based on her wardrobe. These include Fujiko’s favorite items, the riders jacket by Christian Dada (158,000 yen), All-In-One by Beautiful People (210,000 yen *limited to only one), and body-con dresses.
Last but not least, at the Chalie Vice section in Isetan Men’s Residence on the eighth floor of the men’s building, the limited edition special frame set (only 50 available) will be on sale. The rare original images will also be displayed. It will be an amazing section for Lupin fans.
There are some Lupin-themed sections for taking photos at the shop and restaurant on the seventh floor. Don’t forget to listen to the announcements made by the voice actors!