We have some new cast members revealed for Lupin the Third Part 5. Inori Minase, Kenjiro Tsuda, and Nobunaga Shimazaki will work on the series. The three of them talked a bit about their excitement to be joining the famous Lupin series.
Inori Minase is a famous voice actress who voiced the heroine Naruse in The Anthem of the Heart and received the award for Best Leading Actress during the 10th Voice Actors Awards. She will voice the genius computer programmer and hacker Ami who works together with Lupin.
She said, ‘I feel incredibly honored that the day has arrived that I will become a part of the Lupin series, which has been loved for such a long, long time.’ She also asked her fans, ‘Please pay attention to see what Ami will contribute to the story and how she gets involved with Lupin and the others!’
Kenjiro Tsuda will voice theFrenchh police chief Albert, a mysterious man who knows about Lupin’s past. Tsuda has also voiced Seto Kaiba in Yu-Gi-Oh! and Kylo Ren in the recent Star Wars films. ‘I feel so honored to be getting involved in such a historical series. I feel especially honored that my character is such a quirky and interesting one.’ He further added, ‘We will evolve this universal series by incorporating modern elements. I will embrace the depth of this long-running series while enjoying my work as a voice actor.’
A detective belonging to the ICPO and a subordinate of Zenigata is Goro Yatagarasu, who will be voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki, known for such roles as Shun Kaido in The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. and Yuno in Black Clover. Shimazaki won the Best Rookie Voice Actor award at the 7th Voice Actors Awards. Shimazaki expressed his excitement for his role, saying, ‘I am so happy to be playing a role for Lupin the Third, a series I have been watching since I was a child, and on top of that, as a character that is the subordinate of THE Koichi Zenigata.’ He also added, ‘To be honest, there is a lot of pressure, but I won’t let it get to me and will join all my powers with Zenigata to chase Lupin!’
The three of them will also be attending AnimeJapan 2018 and will appear at the TMS Entertainment booth and the Nippon TV booth on 24 and 25 March 2018. More details will be announced on the website of AnimeJapan and the official website of Lupin the Third Part 5.
Lupin the Third: Part 5
Spring 2018 | Anime Info