News Discotek Licenses Casshan: Robot Hunter Video Anime
posted on 2012-03-12 18:11 EDT
The North American video distributor Discotek Media revealed on Monday that it licensed the 1993 Casshan: Robot Hunter original video anime (OVA) series. The four-part project remakes Tatsunoko's classic 1973-1974 Shinzo Ningen Casshan television anime series. The story follows a cyborg who rises against the robotic armies that have subjugated all of humanity.
The same story was also remade as a 2004 live-action film by Kazuaki Kiriya, and as the 2008 Casshern Sins television anime series by the studio MADHOUSE. Dreamworks' Go Fish Pictures division released the 2004 live-action film version, and Funimation released Casshern Sins.
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