News Discotek Licenses Samurai Pizza Cats/Cats Toninden Teyande
posted on 2012-03-12 19:51 EDT
The North American video distributor Discotek Media revealed on Monday that it will be releasing the entire Samurai Pizza Cats (Kyattou Ninden Teyandee) anime series on home video. According to the post, the company will be selling separate subtitled and dubbed releases of the series via box sets — 52 episodes total for the dubbed release and 54 for the subtitled edition — with pricing and number of box sets yet to be determined.
The 1990-91 Tatsunoko "science-fiction historical gag battle anime" revolves arouund Nyankii (Samurai Pizza Cats), a secret ninja team that protects the robotic animal inhabitants of Edoropolis (Little Tokyo) from the evil ninja organization Karakara. Saban Entertainment licensed and released the series on television in the United States.
Thanks to Daniel Zelter, rootsofjustice, and James Nemanich for the news tips.
Update: More background information added.
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