Discotek Media has taken to Facebook with news about a number of their upcoming releases, headlined by their license of Hols, Prince of the Sun. The 1968 feature is the first anime film directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, with contributions from Hayao Miyazaki and mentor Yasuo Ōtsuka. More after the jump.
Discotek Media has announced plans to release Hayao Miyazaki's Lupin III anime movie Castle of Cagliostro on DVD and Blu Ray. They say that DVD will come out first, likely in August. The Blu-ray is slated for the end of year or early 2015. More after the jump.
Blame Abenomics. Genius criminal and crime solver Lupin III and Detective Conan are finding work at Japan's 7-Eleven. Following the recent One Piece promotion, the convenience store chain is now gearing up for a tie-in with December's Lupin III vs Detective Conan The Movie. Get a look after the jump.
Discotek Media has announced on Facebook plans to release plans to release 1989's first Lupin III TV special, Bye Bye Liberty Crisis, 1993 fantasy comedy OVA Dragon Half, the anime adaptation of Masakazu Katsura's (Zetaman, I"s) sci-fi sex comedy DNA^2 and the OVA adaptation of fighting game series Fatal Fury. More after the jump.
NTV has posted their preview for this fall's Lupin the Third: Princess of the Breeze: Hidden City in the Air. The 24th TV special caper airs sees the titular thief up with Yui Ishikawa (Attack on Titan's Mikasa) guest starring as the sky pirate Yutika. Get a look after the jump.
From thieves to pirates, mecha to monsters, Japanese fans voted on the anime properties they’d most like to see experience the most elusive of experiences - a faithful Hollywood adaptation. Check out the results after the jump.
Illinois illustrator Eric Maruscak has a history of creating large scale chalk at the Anime Central convention. This year, his work marked FUNimation's release of Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine. Get a look at his work after the jump.