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Discotek Media Adds Two "Lupin the 3rd" Specials, "Hurricane Polymar", "Tekkaman Blade II"

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Discotek Media has recently announced several new anime titles for release on home video. Its latest Lupin the 3rd acquisitions, Secret of Mamo and Green vs. Red, will be released next year in 2013. Discotek has also picked up two OVAs from Tatsunoko Productions, Hurricane Polymar and Tekkaman Blade II. The Hurricane Polymar OVA is an update of […]

Discotek Media to Release "Venus Wars", "Locke the Superman"

Via its Facebook page, Discotek Media has announced that it will release the animated movies “Venus Wars” and “Locke the Superman” on DVD. Both releases will include English dubbing and the original Japanese language track with English subtitles. For “Venus Wars”, Discotek has further confirmed that the DVD will feature a remastered anamorphic transfer. First […]

"Lupin the 3rd" Original Series Licensed by Discotek Media

Discotek Media has announced on its Facebook page that it will distribute the “first season” of the anime series Lupin the 3rd on DVD. Based on the manga by Kazuhiko Kato (a.k.a. Monkey Punch), the show follows the exploits of Arsène Lupin III and his small band of thieves as they attempt ambitious heists all […]

"Taro The Dragon Boy" A Decent Alternative to Miyazaki and Disney

We have seen an extremely limited amount of old school anime here in the ‘States. Sure, we have the popular series such as Astro Boy, Speed Racer, Mobile Suit Gundam, Lupin III, Gigantor, and the like, but the vast majority stays in Japan. Whether it’s because the tapes are in bad condition or that most […]

Discotek Media to Bring "Animal Treasure Island," Lupin Titles to US

According to Home Media Retailing magazine, Discotek Media is entering the North American anime distribution marketplace with Animal Treasure Island from Toei. The 1971 film features animation and consulting by Hayao Miyazaki. Other titles coming soon from Discotek include Puss n’ Boots (1969), Taro the Dragon Boy (1979), and several Lupin III films.

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