Press Release: Central Park Media
For Immediate Release:
Central Park Media Shows The Future As It Has Never Been Seen Before
In September, Central Park Media set to release Hammerboy Collector’s Series Edition and Shadow Star Narutaru 3 on DVD for $19.95 SRP each.
New York, NY (June 21, 2005) – Central Park Media has announced that in September, consumers will be able to immerse themselves in two distinct yet highly entertaining alternate worlds of animated fun. This potential for experiencing non-stop action will be made possible by the release of the action-packed futuristic fantasy adventure Hammerboy Collector’s Series Edition, winner of multiple film awards worldwide. Also to be released is the next volume of Central Park Media’s popular new sci-fi series, Shadow Star Narutaru. Both of these animated series are based on popular graphic novels, and are priced at only $19.95 SRP!
Shadow Star Narutaru 3 will have English and Japanese language tracks with English Subtitles and Hammerboy Collector’s Series Edition will have English and Korean language tracks with Korean with English Subtitles (English Language Track in Dolby Digital 5.1). Both DVDs have a preorder date of August 16, 2005, and a street date of September 13, 2005.
Hammerboy Collector’s Series Edition
In the wake of a worldwide disaster, the inhabitants of Candlestick Island struggle to rebuild their lost civilization. Here, a boy named Mangchi leads a sheltered life with his grandfather. Armed with his trusty hammer, Mangchi roams the island in search of adventure. When a fugitive princess named Poplar arrives with power hungry traitors hot on her heels, Mangchi must help her escape her enemies and return to her homeland. It’s to be Hammerboy’s adventure of a lifetime…if he survives!
Great for fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli animation!
Winner of the 2003 Contents Award by KIPA (Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency) and the “Special Prize” at 2003 PISAF (Puchon International Student Animation Festival)
Based on the popular Manhwa, this feature enjoyed an extended theatrical release in Korea.
DVD Features: Anamorphic Widescreen Format, Art Gallery, Korean Trailer, U.S. Trailer, Music Videos, Previews, English & Korean with Korean with English Subtitles (English Language Track in Dolby Digital 5.1)
Running time: 80 minutes
WEA Selection: 872477
Shadow Star Narutaru 3
As the alien Dragon’s Children wage war against humanity, their leader tempts Akira to use her powers for cruel and questionable motives. Meanwhile, Shiina trains to develop a psychic link with her alien friend and begins to uncover a horrifying secret. But understanding may come too late, and Shiina’s trust in her new friends may be her undoing! Contains Episodes 8-10.
From the Screenwriter of Serial Experiments Lain and the Animation Director of Nadia: Secret of Blue Water.
Based on the hit manga!
DVD Features: Storyboards, Art Gallery, Character Art, U.S. Trailers, Previews, English & Japanese with English Subtitles
Running time: 75 minutes
Genre: Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752473
About Central Park Media:
Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U. S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors. With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of graphic novels under its CPM Press label. Central Park Media also carries a broad array of documentaries released under its CPM label, as well as live-action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.
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