Arsene Lupin III, grandson of the gentleman thief Arsene Lupin, is an internationally wanted thief. His right hand man is Daisuke Jigen, an expert marksmen who can shoot a target within 0.3 seconds. They are joined by Fujiko Mine, Lupin's love interest who often manipulates situations to her advantage. After several encounters with the samurai and expert swordsmen Goemon Ishikawa XIII, he becomes part of the group. They are constantly chased by Inspector Zenigata, an expert on Lupin from Interpol, whose goal is to arrest Lupin and his collaborators.