Discotek has announced that they've acquired the rights to the 1986 movie Fist of the North Star for US distribution. Discotek has previously released severa classic anime features and then worked more in the last couple of years with live action material and Pink films. Their DVD movie release of this feature will be the remastered version that Toei recently released in Japan. and will include the original Japanese version and the English dub and is planned for a May 2009 release. The feature was previously released by Streamline Picture.