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Right Stuf Acquires Original Space Adventure Cobra Series

by Brand
Jan 15, 2013 1:28 PM | 16 Comments
According to their press release, Right Stuf has acquired the original Space Adventure Cobra Series. It will be released under the Nozomi Entertainment label in two limited-edition DVD box sets and with digital distribution later this year. This will be the first time the series will be available in North America on licensed DVD.

Space Adventure Cobra is a 31-episode series from 1982 based off of a manga by Buichi Terasawa. Cobra is a sci-fi/fantasy about a man armed (quite literately) with a psycho-gun battling against space pirates and the evil Crystal Boy. Along with his android companion and his ship, the Tortuga, Cobra is always getting into trouble.

The DVDs will feature the original Japanese audio track with subtitles.

Source: Right Stuf Press Release

16 Comments Recent Comments

Hearing about this made me want to watch the Mathew Sweet Girlfriend video.

Jan 17, 2013 12:04 PM by CheshireSin

Best news ever.

Jan 16, 2013 7:47 PM by Echelon

The first scene that came to mind was the inflation scene, time to upgrade the vhs of this series haha

Jan 16, 2013 2:30 PM by Lvhina

That was such a long time ago well if it's good i might wanna watch it

Jan 16, 2013 12:19 PM by Mr_Gutts

Space Adventure Cobra is a really fun series and the art is fantastic.

Jan 16, 2013 8:39 AM by Jezmund

Redlinks said:
DraconisMarch said:
...Why? Why now?

Who cares? Classics are still awesome.
Classics are still awesome.

Jan 16, 2013 1:38 AM by aefety

I'd proud to have this in my collection. Classics are always welcome.

Jan 16, 2013 1:35 AM by morshuwarrior

In case anyone is interested, it will be a subbed release.

Jan 15, 2013 11:25 PM by bergil

Right Stuf's previous acquisition was Rose of Versailles. There seems to be a trend here now that they've acquired another classic. If they keep this up, they might get a hold of Legend of the Galactic Heroes! *cough*

Jan 15, 2013 9:35 PM by Alipio

RightStuf/Nozomi does a fantastic job with their boxed sets. This'll definitely be worth a purchase.

Jan 15, 2013 5:40 PM by 3fh8o4qlhaWOPJ

Shih said:
Looking at title, I was wondering what is the "wrong staff." >_>

Stuff and staff are different words.

Jan 15, 2013 5:05 PM by bergil

Looking at title, I was wondering what is the "wrong staff." >_>

Jan 15, 2013 5:02 PM by Shih

DraconisMarch said:
...Why? Why now?

Who cares? Classics are still awesome.

Jan 15, 2013 3:54 PM by MoonLite88

DraconisMarch said:
...Why? Why now?

Why not?

Jan 15, 2013 3:23 PM by bergil

...Why? Why now?

Jan 15, 2013 3:21 PM by DraconisMarch

Cool beans. Nice to have more Dezaki come to the west.

Jan 15, 2013 1:46 PM by Klonoa7H

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