Namco Ltd (株式会社ナムコ, Kabushiki Gaisha Namuko) is a company based in Japan, best known for developing video games. Some of the company’s most famous games include Galaxian, Pac-Man, Klonoa, Rally-X, Galaga, Bosconian, Dig Dug, Pole Position, Xevious, Mappy, Soul Calibur, Time Crisis, Tekken, and the Ridge Racer. As of September 29, 2005, Namco was merged with leading Japanese toymaker Bandai to form Namco Bandai Holdings Inc, one of the largest entertainment companies in Japan.
Lupin the 3rd (ルパン三世, Rupan Sansei) is a manga and anime series created by Kazuhiko Kato in 1967. The series follows a gang of thieves, led by Arsène Lupin III, as they steal treasures and escape from the law.