Who's ready for more adventures in localization?! Earlier this month Crunchyroll posted the first part of a severely abridged look at why certain anime series were changed when they were first brought over to American television. Now it's time for part two!
Udon Entertainment had a slate of licenses to announce at this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con that included their first prose novel, Street Fighter. The book is written by Takashi Yano (Naruto: Itachi's Story, Naruto: Shikamaru's Story), with art by One-Punch Man's Yuusuke Murate. Their latest manga license is Dragon's Crown, yuztan's adaptation of the Vanillaware/Atlus game. More after the jump.
In addition to enjoying the dubbed comedy antics of Samurai Pizza Cats, you can now officially watch the Japanese basis for the series, Kyatto Ninden Teyandee. All subbed episodes are now up for Premium members, with free members able to watch 27 episodes per week.
Crunchyroll has announced the addition of the English dubbed Samurai Pizza Cats to its library of streaming anime. The beloved 1993 localization of Kyatto Ninden Teyandee is available to Premium subscribers in the US and Canada at 5pm, and the 52 episodes will be added for free users at 18 episodes a week. More after the jump.
Discotek Media's April line-up includes a mix of classic and contemporary anime. Hit the jump to learn more.
Discotek Media has taken to Facebook to preview the updated cover for their April 30th release of the complete DVD collection of Legendary Ninja Cats (Kyatto Ninden Teyandee), and, for comparison, offer a look at the packaging for its cult early 90's Saban localization Samurai Pizza Cats. Get a look at both after the jump.
It was penciled in as a "probably" for April back when Discotek outlined its plans for the first half of 2013, and now the distributor has confirmed the release date for the Japanese version of Samurai Pizza Cats. The full series of Legendary Ninja Cats is slated to arrive on April 30. More after the jump!
Increasingly loved distributor of classic and niche anime Discotek has taken to Facebook to outline their plans for the first half of 2013. Robust mecha anime director Jun Kawagoe's 2000 OVA Shin Getter Robo VS Neo Getter Robo and 1996 update of '70s Tatsunoko anime Hurricane Polymar have firm release date while Samurai Pizza Cats, Lupin the 3rd Green VS Red, Love Com and Captain Harlock are penciled in. Get the details after the jump.
Discotek Media is on a roll this afternoon. Mere moments after announcing Casshan: Robot Hunter on its Facebook page, it rolled out a whole pizza pie's worth of goodness by announcing the release of Samurai Pizza Cats on DVD. Hit the jump for more!
The Samurai Pizza Cats were very much of their era, but apparently there is still residual affection for the feline warriors on both sides of the Atlantic, because a Samurai Pizza Cats figure is scheduled to be released this spring. Check it out after the jump.