Discotek Media Announce Winter 2023 Licenses
Date: 2022 October 27 00:57
Posted by Eeeper
Discotek Media, the US boutique anime label, has introduced its upcoming licenses for Winter 2023 in addition to updates on their upcoming releases.
Saying by way of their official Twitch channel, Discotek Media have introduced their new licenses in addition to supplied updates for titles close to launch, together with their long-awaited launch of the 1980’s OVA sequence from GAINAX, Gunbuster. After teasing at first that they’ve licensed Kamen Rider Black from 1988, they settled into the majority of their bulletins.
On the anime facet of the corporate, they introduced the next titles:
Intention for the Ace! (1973)
Helmed by legendary anime director Ozamu Dezaki, the sequence tells the story of Hiromi Oka, a highschool pupil who desires to develop into knowledgeable tennis participant as she struggles towards psychological weak spot, nervousness, and thwarted love.
Final Muscle (2002)
It follows Suguru Kinniku, a superhero who should win a wrestling event to retain the title of prince of Planet Kinniku.
Saint Tail (1995)
Center faculty lady Meimi Haneoka transforms into the mysterious thief Saint Tail and steals again random belongings that had been stolen utilizing magic methods. She’s assisted by her greatest pal, classmate, and sister-in-training, Seira Mimori, whose place within the church after faculty every day permits her to listen to the troubles of those that have been wronged and have come to wish to God.
Whereas Saint Tail steals to proper the wrongs executed to harmless folks, she’s thought of a thief by the police power. Her classmate, Daiki Asuka Jr.-called Asuka Jr.-and son of Detective Asuka, is sizzling on her path. Saint Tail delivers notices of her deliberate capers to Asuka Jr., to provide him a good probability to catch her.
Ghost Tales (2000)
Ghost Tales follows Satsuki Miyanoshita, who strikes together with her household to the hometown of her deceased mom. On her first day of faculty, Satsuki, her brother Keiichirou (a first-grader), Hajime Aoyama (their neighbor), Momoko Koigakubo (an older schoolmate), and Leo Kakinoki (a classmate and pal of Hajime’s with a penchant for the paranormal) go to the deserted faculty constructing adjoining the present faculty advanced and uncover that the constructing is haunted.
Please observe the ADV dub which took large, though authorised, liberties with the dub script will probably be included.
Fist of the North Star: The Legends of the True Savior Legend of Raoh: Chapter of Loss of life in Love (2006)
The movie adapts the Holy Emperor story arc, depicting the battle between Kenshiro and Thouzer, however introduces a brand new heroine named Reina, one in all Raoh’s military officers who falls in love with him.
Mononoke follows the character of the drugs vendor as he continues to face a myriad of supernatural perils. Mononoke takes place between the top of the Edo interval and Meiji Period of Japan with the four-class system, Samurai being the very best class and retailers (corresponding to the drugs vendor himself) being within the lowest class. Solely Samurai had been permitted to hold swords, which is why it comes as a shock to lots of the characters that the drugs vendor can be carrying a sword.
Tetsujin 28 FX (1992)
Based mostly on the unique Tetsujin 28 sequence which adopted the adventures of Shotaro Kaneda, who controls an unlimited robotic for the nice of mankind. This entry follows Shotaro’s son, Masato, who controls a brand new version of Tetsujin and works at a detective company with different youngsters. Amongst them are Shiori Nishina, granddaughter of Chief Otsuka. The Tetsujin FX (Iron Hero 28 Future X) is managed by a distant management gun, which must be aimed on the robotic for it to take instructions.
Treasure Island (1978)
Jim Hawkins is a younger boy led by progressive occasions to embark on a search journey for the legendary treasure of the as soon as dreaded pirate, Captain Flint. on their method to Treasure Island, John Silver, Jim’s greatest pal (and ultimately father determine), take over command of the ship revealing his true self because the ruthless pirate who was as soon as the best hand of Flint himself. Feeling betrayed, now Jim has to cope with his blended feelings and face Silver who nonetheless considers himself and Jim as associates. Directed by Osamu Dezaki, the director of such basic sequence as Ashita no Joe, Area Journey Cobra, The Rose of Versailles, and extra.
Challenge A-ko 4: Closing (1989)
A-ko and B-ko are combating as normal, as C-ko watches from the sidelines feeling uncared for by each. Their instructor, Miss Ayumi, has been behaving surprisingly currently.
Digimon (Japanese model)
That is the second launch of the primary season of the unique Digimon sequence. The earlier model was the English-edited model. That is the uncut Japanese model.
Sonic X (2003)
On a mission to save lots of his pal, Sonic unintentionally units off a machine that performs Chaos Management, warping him, his associates, and Eggman, to a world of people. Sonic and Co. discover a boy named Chris Thorndyke, who they befriend as they tackle Dr. Eggman to gather the 7 Chaos Emeralds, cease the water-creature Chaos, and save the world from the Final Lifeform.
GaoGaiGar: King of the Braves (1997)
It takes place in 2005, two years after an incident the place the primary recognized extra-terrestrial intelligence labeled as EI-01-crash-landed on Earth and absorbed a lot of machines into itself earlier than disappearing and not using a hint. Following this incident, the Japanese authorities created a secret group to fight potential alien threats: the Gutsy Geoid Guard, or “GGG,” based mostly beneath G-Island Metropolis in Tokyo Bay. Alien lifeforms referred to as Zonderians have begun to emerge; utilizing Zonder Metallic, they will assimilate numerous sorts of matter to type Zonders, which use humanoid beings as their hosts.
On the live-action facet, the corporate’s Nihon Nights label introduced three releases, two movies, and one TV present.
One other (2012)
After a sequence of deaths at a junior highschool, new switch pupil Koichi Sakakibara (Kento Yamazaki) turns to a mysterious lady (Ai Hashimoto) who holds the important thing to the darkish thriller. Within the spring of 1998, 15-year-old Koichi Sakakibara’s (Kento Yamazaki) father goes overseas and Koichi Sakakibara goes to dwell along with his aunt Reiko Mikami (Ai Kato), who lives in a mountain area. Not lengthy after he strikes in along with his aunt, he collapses from a pneumothorax assault and turns into hospitalized. At some point, on the elevator within the hospital, Koichi meets a fairly lady sporting a uniform and a watch patch. Koichi simply stares at her. The gorgeous lady says one thing unusual after which vanishes within the hospital mortuary. After being discharged from the hospital, Koichi goes to his new faculty. He finds the beautiful lady, Mei Misaki (Ai Hashimoto) can be in his class. Koichi does not really feel snug, as a result of all of his classmates and even his instructor act just like the lady does not exist.
Suicide Membership (2021)
54 highschool ladies throw themselves in entrance of a subway practice. This seems to be solely the start of a string of suicides across the nation. Does the brand new all-girl group Desert have something to do with it? Detective Kuroda tries to search out the reply, which is not so simple as one might hope.
Golgo 13 (1973)
Golgo 13, the world’s coldest and best murderer, is assigned to homicide a person named Boss Goa. Stars Ken Takakura within the title position.
Kamen Rider Black (1988)
Creation King, the head of the cult Gorgom. As his life begins to extinguish, the elected Creation King will inherit his energy. On the evening of their nineteenth birthday, stepbrothers Kotaro Minami and Nobuhiko Akizuki had been kidnapped by Gorgom and submitted to a mutant cyborg surgical procedure to develop into the candidates for the following Gorgom Creation King. Each of them are referred to as Century Kings and are destined to greatest one another in a last battle – whoever wins will develop into the following Creation King. Kotaro escaped earlier than getting brainwashed (which is the ultimate step within the surgical procedure), with assist from his foster father, and turned towards Gorgom. He quickly finds out the horrific fact from his stepfather: Gorgom initially killed his true mother and father and, since each Kotaro and Nobuhiko had been born on the day of a photo voltaic eclipse, are known as “Black Solar” and “Shadow Moon”. Kotaro, taking over the title of Kamen Rider Black, was decided to rescue his stepbrother from Gorgom whereas defending Japan.
Lastly, Discotek introduced their upcoming launch of Gunbuster will characteristic commentary tracks from Dr. Jonathan Clements (co-author of the Anime Encyclopedia), the English dub they’ve commissioned from Sound Cadence Studio will probably be in 5.1 encompass sound (and also will embody the science lesson omake in English as properly), and can give an choice on episodes 4 & 6 to view in both the unique letterboxed side ratio or a newly created 16:9 side ratio (which is able to omit the black bars on the highest, backside, and sides of the display). They’ve additionally promised that there are extra extras
Supply: Discotek Media twitch stream