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Book: Drawn to Sound

Chapter: 10 Lupin III and the Gekiban Approach: Western-styled Music in a Japanese Format

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21894


Lupin III comprises several television anime series and theatrically released films that were screened in Japan over a twenty-five-year period.

This chapter analyses gekiban (dramatic accompaniment), the music used in Japanese animated films, by examining the Lupin III film products.

Chapter Contributors

  • Kentaro Imada ( - kimada)