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    Thursday July 18, 2019
  • The Adventures of Gamba TV Anime Gets Japanese DVD Release

    1975 adaptation of Atsuo Saito's book is directed by Osamu Dezaki and features animation by TMS Entertainment

    Small mice go on a huge journey in The Adventures of Gamba (known in Japan as Gamba no Bouken), a classic 1975 TV anime which is receiving a "Complete DVD Book" release on Japanese home video from PIA Corporation. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 6, 2018
  • Anime Has Spent the past 50 Years Recreating a Single Shot

    The legacy of the legendary director's Osamu Dezaki's signature shot

    So you've just finished Ashita no Joe, but that final shot looks really familiar. Why? It's not just you. The Dezaki Effect -- called "Postcard Memories" by Osamu Dezaki himself -- has a long history in anime, spanning beyond that one memorable moment. Read up on the style, and how it gave us one of anime's most iconic and copied shots, after the jump!

  • Friday April 13, 2018
  • The 50-Year Legacy Leading up to MEGALOBOX

    The story of Ashita no Joe's huge cultural influence ending in post-apocalyptic boxing!

    MEGALOBOX is being praised for being a stylishly retro homage to old school anime, but it's also the 50th anniversary tribute to legendary anime Ashita no Joe. What is Ashita no Joe? From its original popularity to its enduring influence on shounen and sports anime, Joe is the most influential anime you may have never seen. Hit the jump to explore its incredible legacy on Megalobox and all anime!

  • Friday October 28, 2016
  • "Aim for the Ace!" Serves Up Japanese Bluray Release

    Classic Seventies TV anime adaptations are based on tennis shōjo manga by Sumika Yamamoto

    Aim for the Ace!, an extremely influential TV anime adaptation based on the Seventies shōjo manga by Sumika Yamamoto about a young girl struggling to become a professional tennis player, is receiving a deluxe Bluray release in Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday February 15, 2012
  • Discotek Media Confirms "Space Adventure Cobra" Movie on DVD

    Film originally released by Manga Entertainment and Urban Vision in the early 90's

    Old-school anime fans should get hype, as Discotek Media has confirmed that it will re-release the 1982 Space Adventure Cobra feature film directed by Osamu Dezaki with the possibility of a release on Blu-ray in the future pending on the success of the DVD release. Hit the jump for all of the details.

  • Monday November 7, 2011
  • Japanese DVD Release of Osamu Dezaki's Posthumous "Black Jack" OVA Scheduled

    "Black Jack FINAL" To Be Released on December 16th

    Following director Osamu Dezaki's death, an 11th episode of his 1993-2000 OVA series was completed in his honor. Now, Black Jack FINAL has been scheduled for a December 16th DVD release in Japan. Take a look after the jump.