For decades, the original 35mm film materials for Project A-ko — a 1986 theatrical anime film about the daily adventures of a perfectly ordinary Japanese schoolgirl, her mad scientist inventor rival classmate, and the occasional full-scale alien invasion — were thought to be lost. Through a strange series of circumstances, the film has been found. This is the story of those who uncovered the treasure and how the missing film was rediscovered. Hit the jump to learn more.
Discotek announced even more upcoming releases during their latest SUPER DISCOTEK DAY stream including upcoming releases of Sgt Frog, an update on the Project A-Ko restoration project and more!
Discotek announced a bunch of new titles at The Discotek Media Stand-Alone Industry Panel Part II: THE SEQUEL, including new releases of Kodocha, Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, Black Rock Shooter, and more! Check out the full announcement lineup after the jump.
Discotek made a load of announcements at their Stand Alone Industry panel, including new releases of The Rose of Versailles, Hajime no Ippo, Lupin the Third - The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, and more! Check out the full slate of releases after the jump!
Being a dad is tough business, especially in the world of anime where all of the starring roles tend to go to cute girls or hot-blooded teenage heroes. Nevertheless, anime has a long and storied history of fantastical fathers, peerless papas, and daunting daddies, and this Father's Day we invite you to join us as we take a look at a selection of classic anime dads. Hit the jump learn more.
Following last weekend's Project A-Kon event in Fort Worth, Texas, Discotek took to social media with their September anime release plans, including more Project A-ko action comedy anime (the 1987, 1988 and 1989 movie sequels). Along with this was the 2006 TV anime adaptation of Navel's visual novel eroge Soul Link. More after the jump.
Veteran anime watchers know that Superman and Wonder Woman marry, move to Graviton City, Japan and raise a daughter named A-ko and she develops a fierce rivalry with Iron Man's daughter, B-ko. Or at least that was the implicit back story of 1986's action comedy Project A-ko. Decades later, DC Comics is pulling the trigger on the S & W pairing. More after the jump.