On January 27th, Kodansha will be kicking off a biweekly DVD magazine release of 1971's 23 episode Lupin III TV series and 1977's 155 episode follow-up. The first four episode with 100 Secret Trivia and the first part of an interview with creator Monkey Punch is offered for the special price of 760yen (821yen with taxes).
Earlier tonight Discotek Media announced Magic Knight Rayearth for DVD (2015) and Blu-ray (2016), but that's not all the company had to detail for next year. Here's a round up of what's coming from Discotek in 2015. Hit the jump for more.
Figure and model retailer TMS Entertainment will be releasing a figure of Daisuke Jigen from the Lupin III spinoff film Lupin the Third: Daisuke Jigen’s Gravestone. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Discotek Media hopped on Facebook to share more info on an upcoming classic release, timed nicely after sharing details on the Horus, Prince of the Sun extras. This time the topic is Hayao Miyazaki's Lupin III movie, The Castle of Cagliostro, which will come packing three different dubs when it hits DVD. More after the jump.
December 15th marks the 15th anniversary of Hayao Miyazaki's first feature film, Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro. While North American fans have a Discotek DVD to look forward to on December 23rd, following by a Blu-ray in 2015. While Japan got their restored release in August, they can also celebrate this month with Bandai's new Ichiban Kuji prize lottery. More after the jump.
News out of Cannes' MIPCOM trade show is that Lupin III is returning to TV in 2015 and taking the gang to the Italian Republic of San Marino. Allowing for the 2012 Woman Called Fujiko Mine spin-off, the Telecom production will be the first TV series since 1984-85's Part III. More after the jump.
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.