Date: 2023 February 04 23:08
Posted by Eeeper
US anime boutique label Discotek Media announced their upcoming titles for 2023 in their usual Twitch live stream channel on Monday night, the 30th of January 2023. It included some long-anticipated releases, some surprises, and clarifications on existing titles.
Discotek Media announced on Monday evening (US time) their upcoming slate for 2023. On hand were staff and contributors from the company to tease previously announced titles as well as show off new acquisitions.
Magical Girl Nanoha Reflection
First of two films from the Nanoha franchise.
Synopsis: A pair of researchers stay behind on their dying planet of Eltria with their two daughters, Amitie and Kirie, in hopes of finding a way to revive the planet. But when the husband Granz falls ill it seems their dream of reviving the planet will die. Against her older sister's wishes, Kirie sets off with her childhood friend Iris to seek help from a distant alternate world. They arrive in Japan on Earth to search for the key to their planet's regeneration. There, they meet Nanoha Takamachi, Fate T. Harlaown, and Hayate Yagami.
First time on blu-ray in the world
Synopsis: Iria is the story of a girl and the Alien being she loves to hate. The series begins with her brother, Gren, taking a job. He is a bounty hunter, and one well known for his incredible skill. Iria, being a skilled apprentice bounty hunter herself, tags along. What is the job, one might ask. It is to find out what has happened to the crew and cargo of a Space Station. Needless to say, nothing is as it seems, and the war between Iria and Zeiram begins in earnest.
A Wind Named Amnesia
Synopsis: It happened quite suddenly, with no warning-all the memories of all the people on Earth, swept away as if by a sudden wind. In a post-catastrophic Earth populated mostly by savages without memories of their past civilisation, one man travels on a journey of enlightenment and hope, across a devastated America.
Lupin the Third: Angel Tactics
Synopsis: Stolen from the famous "secret" Air Force base, Area 51, Lupin's most recently stolen treasure holds a secret. Four "Bloody Angels," the toughest women Lupin has ever faced, want the treasure for their own terrorist purposes. Meanwhile Zenigata teams up with a female police officer to hunt Lupin and the terrorists down.
Saber Rider and The Star Sheriffs
Please note: this will only include the English recut series, no Japanese language release was mentioned.
Synopsis: (from Japanese version): Humans are colonizing the whole galazy, creating artificial planets and asteroids. However, peace is threatened by the Bandits of the Vapor Zone, an alternate dimension. Commander Ruwell decides to fight back and recruits his daughter Marianne, a scientist genius girl, along with fencer Richard Belmont, pilot Shinji Hikari, and bounty hunter Bill Wilcox. Together, they fight the Bandits with their mecha, the mighty Bismarck...)
Kodocha: The Middle School Years
Second season of the show, following Discotek's release of season one.
Synopsis: Sana Kurata has a charmed life. Not only is her mother is a famous, award-winning writer, but she's the star of the hit TV comedy "Child's Toy" while still in the fifth grade. But Sana's biggest concern is Akito Hayama, a pint-sized hellion who's organized the boys in their grade-school class into a mass of unending noise and violence. With the help of Rei, her manager, chauffeur and "pimp," Sana is determined to win back control of the classroom from her new arch-enemy. But as her crusade continues, Sana moves further into Akito's life, and finds that he might not be entirely bad...or entirely safe.
Medarot (Japanese language version, known as Medabots in English-speaking territories)
Synopsis: A boy named Ikki Tenrio, using his Medabee, participates in Robattles; fights that square off robots, or 'Medabots', against each other. Ikki must also stop the plans of the nefarious "RubberRobo Gang".
Synopsis: Following Gutsy Galaxy Guard's victory over the Zonder Empire and the 31 Primevals, a new threat makes their appearance on Earth. GGG - with Guy Shishio and the newly-constructed GaoGaiGar - team up with their French counterpart Chasseur to battle the evil organization BioNet. Among Chasseur's ranks is Renais Cardiff Shishioh - a former BioNet cyborg with the relentless pursuit of destroying those who took away her humanity. But as GGG and Chasseur fight the BioNet, GGG's bases around the world are suddenly attacked, and the recently-discovered "Q-Parts" and the original Gao Machines are stolen by Mamoru Amami, who has been abducted and cloned by an even greater threat known as the "Eleven Kings of Sol." Evicted from Earth by the United Nations, GGG must now travel to the far reaches of the galaxy to battle the Eleven Kings of Sol and save Mamoru before it's too late.
Aim for the Ace! The Movie
Synopsis: Handpicked by the new tennis coach as someone with great potential, freshman Hiromi Oka must endure lots of hardships as she struggles to become someone who can stand among the best junior players in Japan.Urusei
Urusei Yatsura (The original series)
Synopsis: Urusei Yatsura is the story of the unluckiest and most lecherous young man alive, Ataru Moroboshi. When aliens decide to invade Earth, Ataru is randomly selected to defend his planet by playing a game of the aliens national sport, tag. Should he win, the world shall be saved. However, Ataru is motivated for far less noble reasons, as the one he plays against is revealed to be the curvaceous alien princess, Lum. The game goes for 10 days, and on the last day, Ataru, motivated by his girlfriend assuring him marriage (and consequently, a marriage night one can assume) should he win, finally catches Lum. However, with his victory he gives a cry of joy for his coming marriage, which is misinterpreted by Lum to be a marriage proposal. She promptly agrees, beginning the two's "marriage" together.