Press Release: Central Park Media
For Immediate Release:
Experiencing Central Park Media’s Greatest Releases Has Never Been Easier
New York, NY (August 16, 2005) – Central Park Media announced that it will re-price and re-release five very popular titles from its collection of mainstream anime products in October at just $9.95 SRP each! Pending re-release are the alluring comedy, Strange Love, the intense mecha-adventures, The Venus Wars and Battle Skipper: The Movie (From the director of The Slayers), mob thriller Art of Fighting, and the unique science fiction feature Maetel Legend from the mind of anime genius Leiji Matsumoto.
All DVDs will have audio tracks in both English and Japanese with English subtitles. All titles will have a pre-order date of September 27, 2005 and a street date of October 25, 2005.
Busty and beautiful Yoshida is the sexiest coed in her class, and her professor wants her for some very special extracurricular activities. How will he react to being dumped for another woman? Hilarity ensues!
DVD features: Original Japanese Behind-the-Scenes Feature, Art Gallery, Character Profiles, Trailers, English & Japanese with English subtitles, DVD-ROM
Running time: 80 minutes
WEA Selection: 752288
The Venus Wars
In the 21st Century, mankind has finally tamed the hostile world of Venus. But vicious gangs roam the streets and rivaling nations battle for supremacy. Hiro, a hotshot motorcycle jockey, and Susan Somers, a feisty Earth journalist, are caught in the crossfire as war explodes on Venus!
DVD features: Character Profiles, Trailers, Languages: English & Japanese with English subtitles
Running time: 104 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure/Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752283
Battle Skipper: The Movie
From the director of The Slayers!
Without regard for school property or regulations, the spoiled rich girls of the St. Ignacio Debutante Club are planning to unleash their awesome Battle Skipper combat suits in their mad scheme to seize control the school… and eventually the world! The only hope lies with the valiant — yet polite and proper — members of the Etiquette Club, who stand ready to oppose the Debutante Club’s fiendish schemes.
DVD Features: Character Profiles, Storyboards, Trivia Quiz, Art Gallery, Japanese TV spots, Trailers, English & Japanese with English subtitles, DVD-ROM
Running time: 90 minutes
Genre: Comedy/Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752287
Art of Fighting
From the director of Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle and Battle Angel Alita!
The only witnesses to a mob hit, Ryo and Robert were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Since then, they’ve been shot at, run off the road, and nearly blown to pieces-but now it’s getting personal.
DVD Features: Art Gallery, Fight Montage Video, Art of Fighting Trailer, Previews, English & Japanese with English subtitles
Running time: 46 minutes
WEA Selection: 752314
From Leiji Matsumoto, creator of Star Blazers, Harlock Saga, and Queen Emeraldas!
The princess of a dying world, young Maetel must choose whether to become a machine to survive, or to abandon her homeworld to keep her humanity.
DVD Features: Trivia Quiz, Meet the Cast, About Leiji Matsumoto, Previews, English & Japanese with English subtitles, DVD-ROM
Running time: 85 minutes
Genre: Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752449
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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