Welcome! This is the semi-official tumblr for the upcoming Discotek Media-Eastern Star release of Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro. In our blog, we want to talk about some of our discoveries, some of our thoughts, and maybe even some sneak peeks at the sorts of extras we have in mind for this release. Please keep in mind: we don’t yet know what we’ll be allowed to include exactly, so just because we mention something on here does not mean it will be included on the discs.
Now, some of you might be wondering, “What Discotek/Eastern Star release are you talking about?” Just over a week ago, Discotek announced that Castle of Cagliostro will be rereleased in North America on DVD (ETA: August 2014) and for the first time on Blu-ray Disc (late 2014/early 2015).
That all said, these features are tentatively confirmed:
- Streamline Pictures English Dub (ca. 1992, Mono)
- Manga Entertainment US English Dub (ca. 2000, 5.1 Surround)
- Original Japanese Audio (1979. Mono)
- English subtitles of the Japanese script
- The film’s original, animated opening credits sequence.
- Audio commentary by Reed Nelson
Everything else remains undetermined, but we’ll try to be as open about our findings as we can here. So be sure to come back and revisit us often! You can find us here at castleofcagliostro.tumblr.com, or even easier, CastleofCagliostro.com will bring you right to us! It’s your pick.
—Reed and Brady