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Speed Racer (1967)

Date added to database: 11/01/2001
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Artisan Entertainment, Funimation, Lionsgate Entertainment, Pioneer Entertainment, Speed Racer Enterprises, Starz/Anchor Bay, World Productions
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Show Categories: Action, Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

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8/18/2017 'The Ultimate Collection' Blu-ray/DVD in 'Speed-Head' Packaging!
Less than three months ago, at the end of May, Funimation released Speed Racer - The Complete Series: Episodes 1-52 on both DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc. Now the studio - just weeks after Sony Pictures... (read entire news item)

2/20/2017 Date, Info, Art for 'The Complete Series: Episodes 1-52' on DVD, Blu
Speed Racer is an 18-year-old boy who dreams of driving his car, the incredible Mach 5, in professional races around the world. When the going gets tough and meddling crooks keep him from the finish line,... (read entire news item)

1/24/2017 Could This Date (and Price) Be Correct for 'The Complete Series' Blu-ray?
Back at the end of this past July, Funimation announced that they had acquired the North American home video rights to Speed Racer and its original Japanese counterpart, Mach GoGoGo, the late-'60s cartoon... (read entire news item)

7/17/2008 Details, Extras and New Art for Complete Series Set
In 1967, "Speed Racer" made its debut, igniting the first Japanese anime cartoon to ever succeed in the United States. Originally titled "Mach GoGoGo," the English-dubbed series "Speed Racer" soon became... (read entire news item)

7/13/2008 A Complete Set is Speed-ing Your Way in Collectible 'Mach 5' Packaging!
After releasing every episode of the legendary animated series on DVD in five separate packages, Lionsgate has let trade magazine Video Business know that they are (finally) preparing an October 7th release... (read entire news item)

8/22/2006 Racing To The Finish, Speed Shows You His Back: Vol 5 Rear Box Art!
A couple of weeks ago, Lionsgate announced the October 31st release of Speed Racer - Collector's Edition Vol 5, with the final episodes of the run of the classic animated series. We had the full-sized... (read entire news item)

8/08/2006 The Checkered Flag Waves For Speed Racer: Lionsgate Announces Vol. 5, Provides Hi-Res Box Art
Whether you like or dislike the single-disc "volume by volume" release pattern that Lionsgate chose for Speed Racer, fans of the show have certainly been supporting these releases with their purchases,... (read entire news item)

1/27/2006 Back of Volume 4 Box Confirms It: 8 Episodes, No Extras
We reported more than a week ago that the March 14th release of Speed Racer - Volume 4 will only have 8 episodes on it, instead of the sixteen episodes we all hoped for which would finish off the series'... (read entire news item)

1/25/2006 Get A 'Mach-5' Toy Inlcuded With The Speed Racer - Volume 4 DVD
Lionsgate still hasn't released the official info for Speed Racer - Volume 4 on DVD, but we continue to get great info from our in-the-know industry sources, and from retailer listings like the one at... (read entire news item)

1/18/2006 Maybe Not The End For Speed Racer After All?
A few days ago we reported about the March 14th release of Speed Racer - Collector's Edition Vol. 4 on DVD. We mentioned how the first three volumes had about a dozen episodes (give or take one) on each... (read entire news item)

1/15/2006 Is This The End For Speed Racer?
In April 2003, Artisan (now part of Lionsgate) released Speed Racer - Collector's Edition, a DVD with 11 episodes of the classic cartoon packaged in a special "rubber tire tread" box. In May 2004, 12... (read entire news item)

3/04/2005 Limited edition 'Wheel' Package for 3rd Volume!
Speed Racer - Collector's Edition Vol 3 is coming out on May 24th, as we mentioned the other day. Like we said at the time, the cost is $22.95 SRP for 13 more episodes from the classic animated series.... (read entire news item)

3/02/2005 Go, Volume 3, Go! New release to hit the track in May
Keeping to the pattern of releases approximately a year apart, Lions Gate (which now owns Artisan) is planning to release Speed Racer - Collector's Edition Vol 3 on May 24th. The information comes to... (read entire news item)

3/05/2004 New DVD Release: Cover Art & All The Info
Last December we reported a May 18th street date for the second DVD release in the Speed Racer - Collector's Edition series. This morning DVDEmpire confirms that date, with their new listing of that... (read entire news item)

12/16/2003 Here he comes!
Last summer we spoke about Artisan's plans for the second volume of Speed Racer on DVD. It's been quiet since then, but now that engine is revvin' up once more. Nothing is finalized yet, but right... (read entire news item)

7/29/2003 2nd DVD release previewed at VSDA show
Daniel Frankel of Video Business Magazine is reporting from the VSDA show in Las Vegas with news about Artisan Entertainment's pre-show announcements (free registration is required to view that link). Mentioned... (read entire news item)

10/27/2002 Season One
According to the October 20-26, 2002 edition of Video Store Magazine, Artisan Home Entertainment is planning to release "The Complete First Season of Speed Racer" on February 18th. They report that this... (read entire news item)

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