Lupin III Part III is the third TV anime based on Monkey Punch's Lupin III manga series. Produced by TMS, it aired on Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation between March 3, 1984 and November 6, 1985. The feature film Legend of the Gold of Babylon, was released in theaters during the original broadcast run of this television series. The film was co-directed by Seijun Suzuki, who wrote the screenplay for episode 13 of this series. The series is known for the complete change in art direction after the 26th episode. Which is also the art style used in the movie, Legend of the Gold of Babylon. Music for the series including the opening and ending themes was written by Yuji Ohno. The opening theme Sexy Adventure was performed by Yosuke Nakamura and the ending theme Fairy Night was performed by Sonia Rosa. A DVD box set of the series was released in Japan on May 26, 2002.