News Discotek Adds Locke the Superman Science-Fiction Anime
posted on 2012-01-20 00:13 EST
The North American video distributor Discotek Media revealed on Thursday that it will release the 1984 anime film Locke the Superman. The anime was a former Central Park Media license. Director Hiroshi Fukutomi (Battle Angel, Those Who Hunt Elves 2) adapted Yuki Hijiri's original manga of the same name about a quiet, seemingly ageless loner with breathtaking psychic powers. In the story, the military seek him out to deal with a woman who is raising an army of psychics.
The film spawned a series of original video anime sequels, and the original manga itself continues to this day.
Thanks to WTK for the news tip.
Update: More information added.
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