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New City Hunter Anime Film: ‘Lupin The Third’ & ‘Tama And Friends’ Characters To Make Crossover Appearance

The official website of the upcoming film of City Hunter, titled City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust, announced on Aug 30, 2023, that it will feature crossover appearances from ‘Lupin the Third’ & ‘Tama & Friends’.

Lupin III and Daisuke Jigen from “Lupin the Third” will appear in scenes where Saeba Ryo and Makimura Kaori engage in a thrilling car chase with Pirarucu.

Tama, the character hailing from the 1983 series “Tama And Friends,” is also set to make a special appearance. Tama will join the ranks of cats being sought after in a captivating cat-finding escapade depicted within the film.

The website also revealed sneak-peak images of the crossover appearances.

City Hunter The Movie Angel Dust

City Hunter The Movie Angel Dust

City Hunter The Movie Angel Dust

City Hunter The Movie Angel Dust

City Hunter The Movie: Angel Dust will release in Japan on Sep 8, 2023.

TM Network performed both the opening and ending theme songs, “Whatever Comes” and “Get Wild” respectively

Cast members includes:

  • Kazue Ikura as Kaori Makimura
  • Yoko Asagami as Saeko Nogami
  • Tessho Genda as Umibozu
  • Mami Koyama as Miki
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Angie
  • Kenyuu Horiuchi as Shin Kaibara
  • Tomokazu Seki as Pirarucu
  • Subaru Kimura as Espada
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Kenji Kodama will serve as the director of the film, with Yasuyuki Muto, who had previously worked on Mobile Suit Gundam: Senko no Hathaway and Tokyo Revengers, will be in charge of the screenplay.

Sunrise has teamed up with The Answer Studio to produce the anime film.

It was previously revealed that voice actor Akira Kamiya will reprise his role as Ryo Saeba.

City Hunter‘s anime film was announced to commemorate the anime’s 35th Anniversary on April 8, 2022.

City Hunter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tsukasa Hojo. It was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1985 to 1991 and collected into 35 tankōbon volumes by its publisher Shueisha.

The manga was adapted into an anime television series by Sunrise Studios in 1987.

City Hunter spawned a media franchise consisting of numerous adaptations and spin-offs from several countries. The franchise includes four anime television series, three anime television specials, two original video animations, several animated feature films (including a film released in February 2019), several live-action films (including a Hong Kong film starring Jackie Chan and a French film), video games, and a live-action Korean TV drama.

It also had a spin-off manga, Angel Heart, which in turn spawned its own anime television series and a live-action Japanese TV drama.

Source: Official Website