Japanese Unico Blu-rays Listed with English Subs, Dub

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

According to the Amazon and Kinokuniya listings, the Blu-ray Disc and DVD release of The Fantastic Adventures of Unico and Unico in the Island of Magic in Japan will include the English dub and English subtitles.

Both films will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on July 23. The Blu-ray editions will retail for 3,150 yen (about US$32) and the DVD editions will retail for 1,890 yen (US$19).

The Fantastic Adventures of Unico was directed by original creator Osamu Tezuka and Toshio Hirata (Pet Shop of Horrors) in 1981. Unico in the Island of Magic followed in 1983 with director Moribi Murano.

Discotek Media released the films in North America on DVD with English dub and subtitles. North American publisher Digital Manga reached its Kickstarter goal to release Tezuka's original Unico manga and shipped copies in April.

Thanks to WTK for the news tip.

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