News Discotek Media Adds Both Unico Anime Feature Films (Updated)
posted on 2011-09-14 22:25 EDT
The North American home video distributor Discotek Media announced on Wednesday that it licensed the two Unico feature films for release on DVD next year. Discotek licensed The Fantastic Adventures of Unico film (1981) which was directed by the late anime and manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka, and Moribi Murano's Unico: To the Magic Island (Unico: Mahō no Shima e) sequel (1983). Both films adapted Tezuka's Unico manga about the title unicorn.
Both films appeared with English dubbing on home video and on cable television in the United States in the 1980s, but the video tape versions are long out of print. A relatively recent company called New Galaxy Anime licensed the two features as its first two titles in 2007, but New Galaxy Anime never released an actual product.
Update: Previous release information added.
Update 2: Discotek added that "both Unico movies will have the English dub and Japanese with English subs." Thanks, WTK.
this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history
Available Now: Love Tyrant - Attack on Titan Season 2 - My Hero Academia season 2 ― Welcome to Anime News Network's Spring 2017 Preview Guide! Here's how it goes: our team of critics write up their impressions instantly and they get posted as they go along. Each critic will cover as many shows as they can handle, resulting in alternate ...