Discotek Media announced plans for January and February, including the release of some rescues, new licenses, and the debut of classics on Blu-ray. Read on for details.
In case you missed it, yesterday was another exciting Discotek Day, in which distributor Discotek Media regaled us all with some of its upcoming release plans. This time the titles in question are all due out this September and include the likes of Angel Cop, the Devilman OVA series, REBORN!, and more. Read on for details.
Eiken -- the powerhouse studio behind classics like Tetsujin 28 and Glass Mask -- is getting ready to share some of its history with the world. From July to October, fans can visit its exhibit of art, scripts, and production works in Arakawa. Hit the jump to find out more!
Giant robots predate modern manga in Japanese pop culture, but early on, they were generally the tools of evil mad scientists. Mitsuteru Yokoyama's 1956 manga and 1963 anime series Tetsujin 28 popularized them as heroic. Except for the 70s, there's been an anime remake every decade, and now we're getting Tetsujin 28-gō Gao!, a series of shorts recasting the story of a boy detective and war time weapon as a slice of life comedy. More after the jump.
The station square area in Tokyo’s busy Shinjuku district is often used as a stage for the launching of wacky publicity campaigns. Still, it’s not every day a giant gold robot makes an appearance…