Discotek Media Announces Releases for September 2021

Discotek Media has announced that it will release Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare), Super Dimension Century Orguss, Fatal Fury: The OVA Collection, and the second set of City Hunter 2 on Blu-ray Disc on September 28, 2021. The company will also release Galaxy Cyclone Braiger on standard definition Blu-ray Disc on the same day.

Discotek’s release of Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare, the 20th anime movie in the Detective Conan series, will include Japanese audio with English subtitles, as well as a new English dub. The film originally premiered in Japan in April 2016.

The company will release all 35 episodes of Super Dimension Century Orguss on Blu-ray Disc in Japanese with English subtitles, and the release will also include the 17 English-dubbed episodes. The release will be remastered in 1080p. The anime originally aired in 1983-1984.

Discotek had the original film elements scanned to create a new 1080p Blu-Ray Disc release of Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf and Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle in Fatal Fury: The OVA Collection. Both OVAs will include English subtitles, the English dub, and several improvements, such as revised subtitles, original Japanese title sequences, and a restored missing scene from the second OVA. The missing scene will feature a new English dub. The release will also include a guided fan commentary by producer Brady Hartel and YouTuber Matt McMuscles.

The company’s second set of City Hunter 2 will include episodes 39-63. Discotek released the first Blu-ray Disc set of City Hunter 2 with the first 38 episodes with English subtitles. Discotek has licensed the City Hunter anime projects.

Discotek’s release of Galaxy Cyclone Braiger will feature all 39 episodes, uncut and in Japanese with English subtitles. The anime originally aired in 1981-1982.

Source: ANN

Discotek Issues Call to Find the English Dub of Four Ninja Senshi Tobikage/Ninja Robots Episodes

Discotek Media has announced that, while it has mostly been able to recover the English dub of the Ninja Senshi Tobikage (Ninja Robots) anime for its upcoming release of the anime, it is has still not been able to track down the dub track for episodes 34, 37, 42, and 43 of the show. The company once again called for help in tracking down the dub track for those episodes, but if they cannot be located in time, Discotek Media will release the anime with an incomplete dub. Discotek stated if anyone has an angle on any home recordings of the show, to contact the company.

The company also issued a call for dub recordings of any of the episodes from episodes 21-43, as more sources may improve the quality of the dub track.

Discotek Media first issued a call for sources for the English dub in December 2020.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces New Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the Shaman King, Lupin the Third: Part 5, Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare), and Galaxy Cyclone Braiger anime.

The company will also release Super Dimension Century Orguss and Fatal Fury: The OVA Collection — the latter of which includes the Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf and Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle original video anime (OVA) — on Blu-ray Disc later in 2021.

The first part of Lupin the Third: Part 5, along with Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare and Super Dimension Century Orguss, will launch on Blu-ray Disc later in 2021. Discotek will also release Shaman King and Galaxy Cyclone Braiger on standard definition Blu-ray Disc later in 2021.

Discotek’s standard definition Blu-ray Disc release of Shaman King will include all 64 episodes of the dubbed and edited version of the 2001 anime. The company will also launch a separate release of the anime’s uncut version in Japanese with English subtitles at a later date.

Discotek will release Lupin the Third: Part 5 on Blu-ray Disc in two parts. Both parts will include the subtitled and English-dubbed versions. The anime premiered in April 2018 and aired for 24 episodes.

The company’s release of Case Closed: The Darkest Nightmare, the 20th anime movie in the Detective Conan series, will include Japanese audio with English subtitles, as well as a new English dub. The film originally premiered in Japan in April 2016.

Discotek’s release of Galaxy Cyclone Braiger will feature all 39 episodes, uncut and in Japanese with English subtitles. The anime originally aired in 1981-1982.

The company will release all 35 episodes of Super Dimension Century Orguss on Blu-ray Disc in Japanese with English subtitles, and the release will also include the 17 English-dubbed episodes. The release will be remastered in 1080p. The anime originally aired in 1983-1984.

Discotek had the original film elements scanned to create a new 1080p Blu-Ray Disc release of Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf and Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle in Fatal Fury: The OVA Collection. Both OVAs will include English subtitles, the English dub, and several improvements, such as revised subtitles, original Japanese title sequences, and a restored missing scene from the second OVA. The release will also include a guided fan commentary by producer Brady Hartel and YouTuber Matt McMuscles.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Releases for July 2021

Discotek Media has announced that it will release the Black Rock Shooter, City Hunter 2, Mahoraba ~Heartful days~, and Lupin III: Return of Pycal anime on Blu-ray Disc on July 27, 2021. The company will also release the Fighting General Daimos anime on standard definition Blu-ray Disc on the same day.

The company will release the Black Rock Shooter television anime series with English subtitles and a new English dub by Sound Cadence. The cast includes:

  • Xanthe Huynh is Mato
  • Suzie Yeung is Yomi
  • Dani Chambers is Yuu
  • Kayli Mills is Kagari
  • Anairis Quiñones is Arata
  • Natalie Van Sistine is Saya

Discotek will release the first Blu-ray Disc set of City Hunter 2 with the first 38 episodes with English subtitles.

The company will release all 26 episodes of Mahoraba ~Heartful days~ in an upscale Blu-ray Disc release with English subtitles.

The Lupin III: Return of Pycal OVA will be a subtitled upscale Blu-ray Disc release.

Discotek’s release of Fighting General Daimos will include all 44 episodes in standard definition with English subtitles.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Releases for June 2021

Discotek Media has announced that it will release the Dear Brother, Memories, and Nyanbo! anime, as well as the second collection of the Lady Oscar: The Rose of Versailles anime on Blu-ray Disc on June 29, 2021. The company will also release the Video Warrior Laserion anime on standard definition Blu-ray Disc on the same day.

The company will release Dear Brother with English subtitles only. It had been previously noted that the license period for this anime is “unusually short,” and the company cannot assure that the license will be renewed after the first release.

Discotek will release the 1995 Memories anthology film with a newly revised subtitle translation. The 1080p Blu-ray release will feature English subtitles, a new English dub, a special preview video, “Cannon Fodder” animated storyboards, interviews, and an art gallery.

The Discotek release of Nyanbo! will be a subtitle-only release.

The Rose of Versailles release is an HD remaster of the series with English subtitles. The second collection includes episodes 21-40. The company released the first collection with the first 20 episodes on April 27, 2021.

Discotek will release all 45 episodes of Video Warrior Laserion on SD Blu-ray Disc in Japanese with English subtitles.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces New Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the following anime: Dear Brother, Sgt. Frog, Kashimashi ~Girl Meets Girl~, Nyanbo!, Magical Girl Ore, Kekkaishi, and Mitchiri Neko.

Discotek will release Dear Brother on Blu-ray Disc in Summer 2021 with English subtitles only. The company noted that the license period for Dear Brother is “unusually short,” and the company cannot assure that the license will be renewed after the first release.

Discotek’s release of Sgt. Frog will include all 358 episodes on SD Blu-ray Disc in 2021, with more information to be revealed later.

The company will release Kashimashi ~Girl Meets Girl~ with English subtitles and the English dub by Media Blasters on May 25, 2021. The release will include both the television anime and OVA, and will include all the bonus features from the prior Media Blasters release. The anime will be a new upscale, and will have a revised subtitle track that will be “more careful” with gender pronouns.

The Discotek release of Nyanbo! is scheduled for Summer 2021, and will be a subtitle-only release.

Discotek’s release of Magical Girl Ore will be subtitle-only, and will be released on May 25, 2021.

The company will release Kekkaishi on Crunchyroll with both English subtitles and dub, and it will have a home video release later.

Discotek’s release of Mitchiri Neko will be subtitle-only and will be released in Summer 2021.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Releases for April 2021

Discotek Media has announced that it will release the Lupin III: Elusiveness of the Fog anime and the Saint Seiya Classic Movie Collection on Blu-ray Disc on April 27, 2021.

The company will also release the previously announced s-CRY-ed and Lady Oscar: The Rose of Versailles anime on Blu-ray Disc and the Mon Colle Knights anime on standard definition Blu-ray Disc on April 27, 2021.

Discotek will release the Lupin III: Elusiveness of the Fog anime special on Blu-ray Disc with Japanese audio and English subtitles.

The Saint Seiya Classic Movie Collection will include four movies: Saint Seiya: Evil Goddess Eris, Saint Seiya: The Heated Battle of the Gods, Saint Seiya: Legend of the Crimson Youth, and Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle. Discotek’s Blu-ray Disc release of the films will feature Japanese audio and English subtitles. The company previously released the films on DVD.

Discotek will release all 26 episodes of s-CRY-ed in Japanese with English subtitles and with the original English dub.

The company will release episodes 1-20 of Lady Oscar: The Rose of Versailles in Japanese with English subtitles.

Discotek will release all 51 uncut episodes of Mon Colle Knights in standard definition in Japanese with English subtitles. Discotek had been searching for the English dub masters for the anime.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Releases for March 2021

Discotek Media has announced the company’s releases for March 2021. All of the titles are scheduled to be released on March 30, 2021.

Cyber City Oedo 808 will feature English and Japanese audio (including both the U.S. and U.K. versions of the English dub) and English subtitles.

Discotek Media will release Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar with English and Japanese audio and English subtitles.

Other titles being released on March 30, 2021 include the previously announced:

  • Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine
  • Hajime no Ippo Collection 2 (with episodes 25-48)
  • Submarine Super 99

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Unveils the Dub Cast for the Memories Anthology’s Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder Segments

Discotek Media has announced the English dub cast for the Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder short films, part of its new release for the Memories anime short film anthology collection. It also announced that it will stream the films first on Twitch, with a streaming debut date to be announced at a later date. Sound Cadence Studios is dubbing Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder.

The cast for Stink Bomb includes:

  • Stephen Fu is Nobuo
  • Chris Guerrero is Omaeda
  • Steven Kelly is Nirasaki
  • Gianni Matragrano is Kamata
  • Mike Pollock is General Officer
  • Kira Buckland is Sakiko

The cast for Cannon Fodder includes:

  • Jack Britton is Boy
  • Elley Ray Hennessy is Mother
  • Mike Pollock is Father
  • Michael Sorich is Teacher
  • Phillip Sacramento is Operator

Discotek has not yet announced the dub cast for the Magnetic Rose short film. NYAV Post is producing the dub for Magnetic Rose.

Discotek’s release will feature a newly revised subtitle translation, with the release slated for 2021. The 1080p Blu-ray release will feature English subtitles, a new English dub, a special preview video, “Cannon Fodder” animated storyboards, interviews, and an art gallery.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces New Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed Kodocha, KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple, Video Warrior Laserion, Future Robo Daltanious, Grimm’s Fairy Tale Classics, Mahoraba ~Heartful days~, Fighting General Daimos, Lupin III: Part III, Lupin III: Return of Pycal, Black Rock Shooter, and Arion.

The company will release the entirety of the Kodocha anime series, including the middle school portion of the series that has never before been released in the United States. The release will include the original music, including the original opening theme song. The release will come in two SD Blu-ray Discs, with the first release tentatively slated for Fall 2021 and including the FUNimation English dub, with the second release coming in 2022 with subtitles only.

KenIchi the Mightiest Disciple will be an upscale release of the television anime (the release will not include the 11-episode OVA series), and will include the English dub. The release is scheduled for 2021.

Video Warrior Laserion and Future Robo Daltanious are scheduled for an SD Blu-ray Disc release in 2021.

Grimm’s Fairy Tale Classics will be an SD Blu-ray Disc release with two volumes scheduled for 2021. The release will include both the original Japanese audio, as well as a “new reconstruction” of the Saban International English dub.

Mahoraba ~Heartful days~ will be an upscale Blu-ray Disc release scheduled for 2021. The release will be subtitle only.

Daimos is scheduled for a subtitled SD Blu-ray Disc release in 2021. Discotek inquired Telesuccess Productions in the Philippines for the Philippine-produced English dub, but was not able to acquire the license for it.

The 1980s Lupin III: Part III (“pink jacket” series) will release with a new HD transfer and is slated for subtitled Blu-ray Disc release in 2021. The Lupin III: Return of Pycal 2002 OVA will be a subtitled upscale Blu-ray Disc release slated for 2021.

Arion will be a subtitled Blu-ray Disc release in 2021. Discotek was not able to provide an English dub for the anime due to a lack of a separate music and effects track.

Discotek will release the Black Rock Shooter television anime series on Blu-ray Disc in 2021 with a new English dub by Sound Cadence. The cast includes Xanthe Huynh as Mato, Suzie Yeung as Yomi, Dani Chambers as Yuu, Kayli Mills as Kagari, Anairis Quiñones as Arata, and Natalie Van Sistine as Saya.

In addition, Discotek previewed its planned release of Project A-Ko. The release will also have extras, including an interview with “In Your Eyes” insert song singer Samantha Newark, a commentary track from the Japanese cast, liner notes, art galleries, and a French-language teaser video.

Discotek also announced that its planned release of City Hunter 2 is scheduled for 2021 in two volumes, encoded in both Region A and B. The release will have HD remastered footage.

The company is also scheduled to release Medabots season three (the final 39 episodes of the series) on SD Blu-ray Disc in 2021.

Discotek is also calling for a “wide search” for the English dub of Ninja Senshi Tobikage (Ninja Robots) for its planned release. In particular, it is seeking help for the dub of Episodes 24-26 and Episodes 38-43.

Source: ANN