Discotek Adds Locke the Superman Science-Fiction Anime

posted on by Egan Loo
Film about ageless psychic was former Central Park Media license

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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