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Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Lupin the 3rd‘ in Theaters September 14 & 19

Fathom Events debuts the legendary anime director’s classic 1979 feature in U.S. cinemas in both English subtitle and dub versions September 14 and 19 only.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro, one of the most recognizable animation series in Japanese history, Fathom Events is bringing the 1979 comedy-drama adventure comes to movie theaters nationwide for the first time.

Co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as his feature film debut, Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro will be screened for two nights only, on Thursday, September 14 (English dubbed) and Tuesday, September 19 (English subtitled) at 7:00 p.m. local time, from Fathom Events, ELEVEN ARTS Anime Studio and TMS Entertainment.

Tickets for Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro can be purchased online at, or at participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations is available on the Fathom Events website.

Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro follows the great thief Arsène Lupin III, who successfully robs a casino only to discover the money is counterfeit. He heads to the tiny country of Cagliostro, the rumored source of the bills, and attempts to save the runaway Clarisse from Count Cagliostro’s men. Lupin enlists his associates, Jigen and Goemon, and sends his calling to the Count to get Inspector Zenigata, his longtime nemesis, to the castle. After becoming trapped in the dungeon under the castle, Lupin and Zenigata form a pact to escape and foil the Count’s counterfeit operation and save Clarisse from her forced marriage to the Count.

Source: Fathom Events