‘Lupin III: The First’ is a Japanese Manga-inspired animated film that is as much fun for adults as it is for the kids. Set in 1960s Europe, the movie follows the grand adventures of a master thief with a heart of gold and his numerous underworld allies as they race against time to foil a nefarious plan of the Nazis. The hero, Arsène Lupin III, is the grandson of Arsène Lupin, the compelling antihero from French novelist Maurice Leblanc, who made his manga debut in 1905. To help Lupin III with his daring heists that span across the globe, are a few friends and a couple of frenemies (even an Interpol detective). Their awesome, roguish adventures are fast-paced fun that make for a pretty engaging movie. Curious to know what ‘Lupin III: The First’ is about and where you can stream it? Here is all you need to know.
What is Lupin III: The First About?
In Nazi-occupied France, Professor Bresson writes the whereabouts of the legendary Eclipse treasure in a booby-trapped diary with only an amulet as they key. The amulet he entrusts to his family but the Nazis arrive to chase them and the Professor and his family all perish in an accident. Except for his infant granddaughter, that is, who is taken in by a Nazi named Lambert and raised as his own granddaughter (though without much affection). When the granddaughter grows up, she attempts to steal the elusive diary but finds herself at loggerheads with Lupin III (who also wants the diary, of course). They join forces to protect the diary from falling into the hands of the Nazis when they find out that the fabled Eclipse treasure is no ordinary treasure.
Is Lupin III: The First on Netflix?
‘Lupin III: The First’ is not available to stream on Netflix. However, Netflix is home to a legit treasure trove of other manga-inspired anime and you usual animated adventure films. Some of these are ‘A Whisker Away‘, ‘Over The Moon‘, ‘Children of the Sea‘, and ‘The Willoughbys‘.
Is Lupin III: The First on Hulu?
‘Lupin III: The First’ is not streaming on Hulu as of now. But if you love animated films, try watching these as alternative entertainment – ‘The Addams Family‘, ‘Abominable‘, and ‘StarDog and TurboCat‘.
Is Lupin III: The First on Amazon Prime?
Yes, ‘Lupin III: The First’ is available to stream on Amazon Prime as video-on-demand (meaning you have to pay for it), starting December 15, 2020.
Where To Watch Lupin III: The First Online?
How To Stream Lupin III: The First For Free?
‘Lupin III: The First’ is not available for free streaming anywhere as of right now. We encourage our readers to support the arts by paying for the content they consume.
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