Discotek Media has announced that the company has acquired the license for the Monster Rancher anime series.

The series follows a video-game-loving boy named Genki who gets transported into the world of Monster Rancher and meets a girl named Holly. Together, Genki and Holly search for a way to revive the Phoenix, the only monster able to defeat the evil Moo.

The company is planning to release Monster Rancher with an English dub in three box sets starting in December 2013, and will then release a box set with all 73 episodes with a Japanese language track only and English subtitles in 2014.

Source: ANN