Discotek Media Announces Releases for December 29, 2020

Discotek Media has announced that the following titles will be released on December 29, 2020:

  • Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis
  • Gin Rei
  • Case Closed: The Crimson Love Letter
  • Devilman Lady
  • Thermae Romae
  • Battle Athletes

The Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis anime special’s Blu-ray Disc release will include the Japanese version with English subtitles as well as the FUNimation dub.

Discotek’s release of the Gin Rei original video anime (OVA) will feature a new upscaled version of the three-episode OVA in Japanese with English subtitles and with an English dub. The release will also include the “Love Fight” and “GinRei Remix” music videos.

The company’s release of Case Closed: The Crimson Love Letter (Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter), the 21st film in the franchise from 2017, will feature a new English dub featuring cast from recent releases of anime in the franchise. The release will also include the film’s Japanese version with English subtitles.

Discotek’s high definition remaster of the Devilman Lady television anime will feature all 26 episodes in Japanese with English subtitles, and it will also include include the English dub from ADV Films’ initial 2003-2004 DVD release (titled Devil Lady).

The company will release the Thermae Romae anime on Blu-ray Disc in Japanese with English subtitles and with the new English dub. The release will also include a special mini episode.

The standard definition Blu-ray Disc release of the Battle Athletes OVA and Battle Athletes Victory television anime will feature newly restored versions of both anime in Japanese with English subtitles and the Pioneer LDC dub. The release will also include the song battle extras.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Updates for Some Licenses and Releases

Discotek Media has announced that its previously planned release of the Gin Rei original video anime (OVA) will ship in late 2020 to early 2021. The release will feature a new upscaled version of the OVA.

Additionally, the company’s release of s-CRY-ed is now scheduled for Spring 2021, while its releases of the Urusei Yatsura anime films will start in Summer 2021.

Discotek has also located “acceptable masters” for the third season of the Medabots anime, with the season’s first-ever physical media release “coming soon.” The company previously released the first two seasons.

The company is continuing its search for the English dub masters for the Mon Colle Knights anime.

The English dubbing for Discotek’s release of the Memories anime film is ongoing. NYAV Post is dubbing the Magnetic Rose segment, and Sound Cadence Studios is dubbing Stink Bomb and Cannon Fodder.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Several New Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed The Rose of Versailles, the 2000 Hajime no Ippo anime, The Legend of Black Heaven, the Battle Athletes OVA and Battle Athletes Victory series, Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis, Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, Genocyber, Project A-Ko, Ninja Senshi Tobikage (Ninja Robots), Case Closed: The Crimson Love Letter, Submarine Super 99, Symphogear G, Devilman Lady, and KONOSUBA – God’s blessing on this wonderful world! 2.

The Rose of Versailles release will be the HD remaster of the series, and a two-volume release will ship in early 2021.

The Hajime no Ippo release in 2021 will include all 76 episodes (including the unaired 76th episode) with English and Spanish dubs (except for episode 76), the Hajime no Ippo – Champion Road special, and for the first time in North America, the Hajime no Ippo – Mashiba vs. Kimura original video anime (OVA) with subtitles only.

The Legend of Black Heaven release will be the anime’s first release on Blu-ray Disc ever in the world, and will be a new upscale that includes the original Pioneer LDC dub. The release is slated for late 2020 to early 2021.

The SD Blu-ray Disc release of the Battle Athletes OVA and Battle Athletes Victory television anime will feature newly restored versions of both anime and the Pioneer LDC dub in late 2020. The release will also include the song battle extras.

The Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis release will include the FUNimation dub and ship in 2021.

The Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine release will include the FUNnimation dub from the 2013 Blu-ray Disc/DVD release. Discotek Media did not announce a release date for the anime. FUNimation’s license of the series expired in August 2018.

Genocyber‘s SD Blu-ray Disc release will contain video remastered from the original Japanese materials. It will include the Manga Entertainment/Central Park Media English dub. Discotek Media did not announce a release date for the OVA.

The remastered Project A-Ko Blu-ray Disc release will use a Domesday Duplicator to recover video content from the LaserDisc release. Discotek Media did not announce a release date for the anime.

The Ninja Senshi Tobikage (Ninja Robot) release will include the English dub by Alexander Entertainment Group that aired on Cartoon Network in India and Asia for the first 20 episodes. Discotek Media is currently seeking assistance in tracking down the rest of the dub. The company did not announce a release date for the anime.

Discotek Media’s release of Case Closed: The Crimson Love Letter (Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter), the 21st film in the franchise from 2017, will have a new English dub featuring cast from recent releases of anime in the franchise. The company did not announce a release date for the anime.

Discotek Media’s Submarine Super 99 release will be the first English-translated release for the anime based on Leiji Matsumoto’s manga and ship in 2021. The release will feature newly upscaled video.

Symphogear G is the second season in the Symphogear franchise. Discotek Media did not announce a release date for the anime. The company previously licensed the first season and will release it on Blu-ray Disc on October 27, 2020.

Discotek Media’s HD remaster of Devilman Lady will include the English dub from ADV Films’ initial 2003-2004 DVD release (titled Devil Lady) and ship in early 2021.

Discotek Media’s release of KONOSUBA – God’s blessing on this wonderful world! 2 will include the series’ second OVA, and the English dub from Crunchyroll when it ships in 2021. Discotek Media released the first season and OVA on Blu-ray Disc on May 26, 2020.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the Dancouga, Lupin III: The Secret of Twilight Gemini, A Thousand & One Nights, Big Order, and Hanasakeru Seishōnen anime. All of these releases will ship on Blu-ray Disc on November 24, 2020.

Dancouga will be available with English subtitles. The release will include all 38 television anime episodes as well as the Dancougar: Requiem for Victims and Dancougar: Blazing Epilogue original video anime (OVA) projects.

Lupin III: The Secret of Twilight Gemini will be available with English subtitles and the original English dub. The release will include translation notes, a credits collection, and an edited version of the dub.

A Thousand & One Nights will be available with English subtitles and the original English dub. The release includes a documentary of the restoration of the “lost” English dub, a commentary track with Helen McCarthy, an interview with director Eiichi Yamamoto, trailers, and an art gallery.

Big Order will be available with English subtitles, and includes the uncensored version of the anime and the interactive OVA.

Hanasakeru Seishōnen will be available with English subtitles. The release will include all 39 episodes.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces New Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the New Getter Robo original video anime (OVA), Isuca anime, and Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao’s Treasure anime special. The company will release all three on Blu-ray Disc on October 27, 2020.

Discotek’s release of New Getter Robo will include all 13 episodes in 1080p high definition with both the original English dub and Japanese audio with English subtitles.

The company’s release of the anime adaptation of Osamu Takahashi’s Isuca manga will include uncensored versions of all 10 television episodes and the OVA episode in 1080p high definition with Japanese audio and English subtitles.

Discotek’s release of Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao’s Treasure will feature the special in 1080p high definition with both the original English dub and Japanese audio with English subtitles.

The company also revealed details of two other previously announced anime releases. Discotek will release the first Senki Zesshō Symphogear anime and the Cleopatra anime film on Blu-ray Disc in Japanese with English subtitles on October 27.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Licenses the Space Adventure Cobra TV Anime and the Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer Film

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the Space Adventure Cobra television anime and the Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer (Meitantei Conan: Zero no Shikkōnin) anime film. The company will release the Space Adventure Cobra TV anime on Blu-ray Disc on September 29, 2020. The release will feature English subtitles, “brand new experimental English dubs” for the first two episodes, and the original English pilot episode.

The company will release the 22nd Detective Conan film under the name Case Closed: Zero the Enforcer on Blu-ray Disc on September 29, 2020. The release will feature English subtitles and a new English dub.

Discotek has also revealed details of two other previously announced anime releases. The company will release the third and final Blu-ray Disc set for the Galaxy Express 999 television anime and the Wicked City anime film on Blu-ray Disc on September 29, 2020.

I find it interesting that this is the second Case Closed license that Discotek Media has announced in recent months, with the first one being the “Episode One” TV special. Could the company be testing the waters to determine if it’s worth trying to acquire the license for the Case Closed anime series? I hope so!

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Licenses the Caligula Anime

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the Caligula anime, and that it will release the series on Blu-ray Disc on August 25, 2020.

The Caligula anime premiered in Japan in April 2018, and Crunchyroll simulcast the series as it aired in Japan.

The company also revealed details of four other previously announced anime releases. Discotek will release Combattler V on standard-definition Blu-ray Disc, Crusher Joe: The OVA’s on Blu-ray Disc, Lupin III: Dragon of Doom on Blu-ray Disc, and VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fire on a standard-definition Blu-ray Disc – which will also include NG Knight Lamune & 40 EX, NG Knight Lamune & 40 DX, and VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fresh – on August 25, 2020.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces New Licenses

Discotek Media announced new licenses at its panel during the Anime Lockdown virtual convention:

  • Detective Conan – Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small (under the title Case Closed – Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small)
  • Love Hina Again
  • Memories
  • A Thousand and One Nights
  • Combattler V
  • s-CRY-ed
  • Urusei Yatsura films

Discotek will release the Detective Conan – Episode One: The Great Detective Turned Small (Meitantei Conan Episode “One” Chiisakunatta Meitantei) special in July 2020. The release will feature English subtitles and an all-new English dub with Griffin Burns as Shinichi Kudo and Wendee Lee as Conan Edogawa. Steve Staley served as ADR Director, and Marlan Moore handled the ADR scripts.

The company will release the three-episode 2002 Love Hina Again original video anime (OVA) project with English subtitles and a dub in July 2020.

Discotek will release the 1995 Memories anthology film with a newly revised subtitle translation in 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.

The company will release the 1969 A Thousand and One Nights (Senya Ichiya Monogatari) film on Blu-ray with English subtitles and a “classic, long-lost” dub thanks to a new restoration.

Discotek will release the 1976 Combattler V anime on standard-definition Blu-ray Disc with English subtitles.

The company will release the 2001 s-CRY-ed television anime with English subtitles and a dub. It will not include the 2011 compilation movie, which is a separate license.

Discotek will release the Urusei Yatsura: Only You, Urusei Yatsura: Remember My Love, Urusei Yatsura: Lum The Forever, Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter, and Urusei Yatsura: Always My Darling films with English subtitles and the English dubs from the previous AnimEigo releases.

The company also revealed details of three other previously announced anime releases. Discotek will release Demon City Shinjuku with English subtitles and a dub on Blu-ray Disc in July 2020. Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro will ship on UHD 4K Blu-Ray Disc at a date to be announced in the future. Lupin III: Dragon of Doom will ship on Blu-ray Disc with both Japanese and English audio on an unannounced date.

Discotek also noted that the February 2020 DVD release of Great Conquest: The Romance of Three Kingdoms will “probably” be the company’s final DVD release, due to declining sales compared to Blu-ray Disc. The company explained that “most home video buyers — anime fans, epsecially! — are exclusively buying on Blu-ray now.”

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Three New Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the Ninja Scroll television anime series, the Lupin III: Goodbye Partner anime special, and the Astroganger television anime series.

The company will release Ninja Scroll on Blu-ray Disc on June 30, 2020. The release will include 1080p high definition video, English subtitles, and an English dub.

Discotek will release Lupin III: Goodbye Partner on June 30, 2020 on Blu-ray Disc with English subtitles and a new English dub.

Astroganger will be released on SD Blu-ray Disc on June 30, 2020 with English subtitles.

The company also announced that it will release the previously announced City Hunter Season 1 series on Blu-ray Disc on June 30, 2020 in 1080p high definition. The release will feature English subtitles and all 25 episodes in the season.

In addition, Discotek will release Crusher Joe: The Movie on Blu-ray Disc on June 30, 2020. The release will include English subtitles and an English dub. The release will also include both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios on two discs with 1080p high definition video.

Source: ANN

Discotek Media Announces Three New Anime Licenses

Discotek Media has announced that it has licensed the first season of the KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! anime, as well as the Poco’s Udon World and She and Her Cat -Everything Flows- anime. All the Blu-ray Disc releases are scheduled for May 26, 2020. The company also announced that its releases of Battery the Animation and City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes are also scheduled for May 26, 2020.

The company’s release of KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!! will include all 10 episodes of the first season, as well as the first OVA, with English subtitles and the English dub.

Discotek Media’s release of Poco’s Udon World will include English subtitles.

The company’s release of She and Her Cat -Everything Flows- will include all four episodes with English subtitles and a new English dub.

Source: ANN