Discotek Media Gives an Update on Their January 2017 Releases

Discotek Media provided an update on many of their upcoming releases via social media last night. They have listed a new, full release schedule for January 2017 and have given two releases a new release window of February 2017. They stated that more February releases will be scheduled in the near future. The Lupin the Third Series 2 Collection 1 DVD box will be released on January 10, 2017. The fo...

Discotek Media Licenses the ‘Crusher Joe’ Film and OVAs

Discotek Media recently announced on social media that they have licensed the 1983 anime film Crusher Joe and the Crusher Joe OVA series. The film and OVA series will be released separately. They have been given a broad tentative release window of ‘early’ 2017. This will initially be a DVD-only release, however Discotek stated that they plan to release Crusher Joe on Blu-ray as well. In addition t...

Discotek Media Licenses ‘Lupin the Third: Part IV’, Announces English Dub

Discotek Media announced via their Facebook page this week that they have acquired the home video distribution rights for the Lupin the Third: Part IV television anime. They will be releasing all 26 episodes on DVD and Blu-ray in 2017 with both Japanese audio and English subtitles and an English dub. Richard Epcar, voice of Daisuke Jigen, is directing the English dub with Ellyn Stern. Other member...

Discotek Media Licenses ‘Lupin the Third Series 2’

Discotek Media recently announced that it has acquired the North American home video distribution rights to Lupin the Third Series 2. Their plan is to release all 155 episodes over four DVD sets beginning in 2016. It has not yet been stated how long the release intervals will be. This series was originally broadcast in Japan from 1977 to 1980. They will be including any existing English dubs as we...

Discotek Media Reveals New Anime Licenses and Release Dates

Discotek Media announced several anime license acquisitions and release dates for several previously announced releases yesterday. Unless otherwise stated, all release dates listed are for 2015. Getter Robo: Armageddon will be coming to both DVD and Blu-ray, the Z/X Ignition TV series will be coming to DVD in November, the complete series of Beelzebub will be coming to DVD in 2016, Kyousougiga wil...

Next Week from Discotek: ‘Chi’s New Address’ on DVD

Discotek Media will be releasing a complete DVD collection of Chi’s New Address on June 30. Additionally, today is the official release date for their Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release of Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro. The full details of this release can be found here. The collection of Chi’s New Address contains all 104 episodes with English subtitles. This series is ...

Next Week from Discotek: ‘5 Centimeters Per Second’ and a ‘Lupin the Third’ OVA on DVD

Discotek Media has two anime titles scheduled for release on June 2, 2015. The first one is the release of the 1992 TV special Lupin the Third: From Siberia with Love. It will be available on DVD with Japanese audio and English subtitles. This special is also known as From Russia with Love and Bank of Liberty. The second one is the release of Makoto Shinkai’s 2007 film 5 Centimeters Per Seco...

Classic Anime Soundtracks to Be Released in the Columbia Sound Treasure Series

Japanese music label Nippon Columbia recently revealed their plans to release classic anime soundtracks on CD in their new Columbia Sound Treasure Series. The original soundtrack for Nippon Animation’s 1977-1978 TV series Ore wa Teppei (I am Teppei) will be released on April 29 for 3500 yen, plus tax inside Japan. The background music, the opening theme song “Ore wa Teppei” and t...

Discotek Media Anime Pre-Order Update

Online retailers Right Stuf and Amazon have listed release dates for Discotek Media’s March and April releases. To be released on March 31, 2015 is the complete collection of Chi’s Sweet Home on DVD. This set will contain all 104 episodes with English subtitles. Also being released on that day is a thin pack DVD release of Lovely Complex. This set will feature all 24 episodes with Engl...

Discotek Media Reveals ‘Castle of Cagliostro’ Blu-ray Details, Other April Releases

Discotek Media recently took to their Facebook page to reveal their April 2015 release schedule and the details of their upcoming Collectors’ Edition Blu-ray release of Hayao Miyazaki’s 1979 theatrical film, Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro. All of the following titles are set for an April 28, 2015 release (all prices are in US dollars): Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro Blu-r...

Discotek Provides an Updated Release Schedule For January, February and March 2015

Discotek Media has just released the schedule of all of their upcoming releases from now until the end of March. Many classic series and more recent but niche titles will be released soon in North America. January 27th 2015: Comic Party complete original series collection (DVD, dual audio) Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (Blu-ray, dual audio) Lupin the Third: Napoleon’s Dictionary (DVD, Japanese a...

Discotek Media Announces Five New Releases For 2015

Discotek Media has just announced five new anime releases for 2015. No confirmation about Blu-ray releases for the first four titles has been made. Exact release dates for the following releases have not yet been made. Iria the Animation will be released with improved video quality, Japanese audio with English subtitles and the English dubbed version. The first season of Yowamushi Pedal and the cu...

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