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    Friday August 28, 2015
  • Discotek Announces New Anime Licenses Including "Hana Yori Dango," "Beelzebub," "Kyousougiga" and More

    Plus previews of upcoming releases

    North American anime distributor has unloaded on Facebook and Twitter with a barrage of anime licenses and release previews, including Beelzebub, Kyousougiga, Hana Yori Dango and more. Get the details after the jump.

  • Thursday August 20, 2015
  • VIDEO: Discotek Previews "IGPX," "Darkstalkers" "Lupin vs Conan," and "Iria" Releases - UPDATED

    Plus cover art for "Night on the Galactic Railroad"

    North American distributor Discotek has posted another batch of the trailers that they presented at last month's Otakon event, including the 1997   OVA adaptation of Capcom's fighting game, 1994's Iria: Zeiram the Animation action sci-fi OVA, crossover Lupin vs Conan, and sci-fi racing series IGPX. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 29, 2015
  • VIDEO: Discotek Posts Otakon Announcement Trailers

    "Wicked City," "Gaiking" and "Orguss" featured

    North American distributor Discotek has posted a trio of "as seen at Otakon 2015" trailers, offering looks at Yoshiaki Kawajiri's classic Wicked City, which is currently set for a 2016 release, 1976 mecha series Gaiking and 1983's Super Dimension Century Orguss. Get a look after the jump.

  • Sunday July 26, 2015
  • Discotek Licenses "Wicked City" and More

    Newly remastered for DVD release set for 2016

    Discotek Media held its Otakon panel early Sunday afternoon, adding details to previous announcements while throwing in a couple new acquisitions. Chief among the new stuff is Yoshiaki Kawajiri's classic Wicked City, which is currently set for a 2016 release. Read on for details.

  • Tuesday April 7, 2015
  • Discotek Adds "Giant Gorg," "Five Centimeters Per Second," and More

    Most dates are TBD, but the 5 Centimeters re-issue is set for June 2

    This afternoon Discotek Media declared it "new license announcement day" right before rolling out a bunch of, you guessed it, new licenses. See a rundown of what was announced and what we know so far about the releases after the jump.

  • Friday September 5, 2014
  • Discotek Announces New Licenses Including "Bokurano," "Ronin Warriors" and More

    Releases planned for 2015

    Discotek Media has announced new licenses for 2015, including more Lupin III, sure to be nostalgic to some who remember its TV run, Ronin Warriors/Samurai Troupers, and Bokurano - a pain and trauma laden giant robot anime from 2007, helmed by Studio Ghibli veteran Hiroyuki Morita (the Cat Returns). Get the details after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 17, 2014
  • Discotek Licenses "Flame of Recca" and "Ceres, Celestial Legend" Anime

    Plus a hypothetical on Blu-ray releases

    Discotek Media has announced on Facebook that they have licensed the 1995 adaptation of Nobuyuki Anzai's super powered ninja  Shōnen Sunday fight series Flame of Recca and the adaptation of Yuu Watase's shoujo reimagining of the Tennin legend, Ceres, Celestial Legend (Ayashi no Ceres). More after the jump.

  • Discotek Licenses "Super Dimension Century Orguss" Anime

    Collection of 1984 sci-fi anime planned for next year

    In addition to Shin Mazinger Z, Zombie-Loan and Itazura na Kiss, Discotek Media's slate of new licenses includes 1984 sci-fi anime Super Dimension Century Orguss, previously presented in North America by ImaginAsian. Episodes 1-35 will be offered in a complete set in Japanese with English subtitles. The first 17 episodes will also have the English dub. More after the jump.

  • Thursday August 29, 2013
  • Discotek Rescues "Ghost Stories" Anime License

    English dub in which voice actors went off script also included

    Discotek Media has announced that they have picked up the license for the 2000 anime series Ghost Stories, with plans to release a full collection in 2014. This will include both the Japanese audio and the What's Up, Tiger Lily? style ADV Films dub, in which the English voice actors went off script for their own jokes. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 24, 2013
  • Discotek Plans "Ringing Bell" Release

    DVD release planned for 2014

    From 1977 to 1985 Sanrio, of Hello Kitty fame, attempted to make anime movies for an international audience. Among the productions from this period was the 1978 remarkably dark children's anime movie film adaption of Anpanman creator Takashi Yanase's Ringing Bell. Thanks to Discotek, the movie will be returning to North America in DVD release planned for 2014. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday June 11, 2013
  • Discotek Media Licenses Ruby-Spears "Mega Man" Cartoon


    If we could just put "Super Fighting Robot... Mega Man!" here for an entire paragraph, we would. Discotek Media has licensed a cult favorite, the Ruby-Spears animated adaptation of the Blue Bomber, Mega Man! Hit the jump for the release window and a look back the show!

  • Friday November 30, 2012
  • Discotek Outlines Anime Release Plans for First Half of 2013

    Plans for "Shin Getter Robo VS Neo Getter Robo," "Hurricane Polymar," "Lupin III," "Samurai Pizza Cats" and more

    Increasingly loved distributor of classic and niche anime Discotek has taken to Facebook to outline their plans for the first half of 2013. Robust mecha anime director Jun Kawagoe's 2000 OVA Shin Getter Robo VS Neo Getter Robo and 1996 update of '70s Tatsunoko anime Hurricane Polymar have firm release date while Samurai Pizza CatsLupin the 3rd Green VS Red, Love Com and Captain Harlock are penciled in. Get the details after the jump.

  • Wednesday October 24, 2012
  • Discotek Licenses "Thermae Romae" and "GTO" Anime

    Time travel comedy coming in 2013

    Discotek has been making a name for themselves licensing classic anime, but there was a different announcement today, with the addition of Thermae Romae. "We licensed something from 2012! And it is hilarious! It's about bath houses and time travel! Release will be in 2013 sometime." More after the jump.

  • Sunday August 12, 2012
  • Discotek Announces "Shin Hurricane Polymar" Anime OVA Release

    DVD release to include English dub

    Discotek Media is establishing itself as the purveyor of old-school anime and today is no exception with the latest announcement being the future release of the Shin Hurricane Polymar OVA released in the 90's. Hit the jump for all of the details so far. 

  • Friday January 20, 2012
  • Discotek Licenses "Locke The Superman" Anime Film

    Distributor picks up '80s psychic boom classic, previously released by CPM

    Discotek Media has revealed on its Facebook page that the anime/Asian movie distributor has licensed the anime movie adaptation of '80s psychic boom manga standout Locke the Superman. More after the jump.