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."


The DLE (Eagle Talon) animated series adapts Mari Yamazaki's manga about modern Japan and classical Rome's shared love of public baths. That series is coming to North America from Yen Press.


They also slated their release of rescue comedy drama anime license GTO for 2013. "We licensed a true new age classic. GTO the anime. Complete series coming in 2013." The title was one of Tokyopop's few anime releases.


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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