For Immediate Release:
CENTRAL PARK MEDIA ANNOUNCES “RECORD OF LODOSS WAR” PODCAST AND REPRICING
The fan-favorite fantasy “Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight” priced at $39.95 SRP and available for download.
New York, NY (November 16, 2005) Central Park Media made dual Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight announcements today when it made the first episode of Chronicles of the Heroic Knight available for promotional download for Macs, PCs, and iPods at http://www.centralparkmedia.com/ipod/ and lowered the price of the 4-disc box set to only $39.95 SRP.
“Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight has long been an essential title,” Peter Tatara, CPM’s Assistant Marketing Manager said. “By making the first episode available from our website and repricing the box set, we hope to make new fans aware of a stunning series they may have otherwise missed.”
Central Park Media first made iPod news in October when it became the first anime company in North America to offer video content formatted for Apple’s portable device. Since the initial announcement, CPM has continuously updated its iPod page with more content including trailers for some its best selling DVD and graphic novel releases including Dark Angel, Comic Party, Munto, and The World of Narue as well as, in addition to the first episode of the Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight, the entire first episode of the supernatural detective story Descendants of Darkness.
Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight is an epic 27-episode series based on the works of Ryo Mizuno which follows Parn and his allies fight to prevent Lodoss Island from falling under the influence of tyrannical warlords and underworld deities. With beautiful animation, a gripping story, and striking music from Yoko Kanno, Maaya Sakamoto, and others, there are plenty of reasons Chronicles of the Heroic Knight is a fan-favorite and “highly recommend” by AnimeOnDVD.com.
Running Time: 10 hours, 20 minutes
About Central Park Media
Central Park Media is a 15-year-old Manhattan-based independent video and book publisher focused on Japanese and Korean animation and graphic novels. Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990, and a major publisher of manga since 1994. The company currently manufactures and distributes animated video programming under several label names, including U.S. Manga Corps, Be Beautiful, Software Sculptors and Central Park Media, as well as live-action Asian feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.
With exclusive rights to hundreds of graphic novels, the company has become a leading North American publisher of Japanese manga and Korean manhwa. Among CPM’s fan-favorite graphic novel titles are Lee Hyun Se’s Nambul (the best-selling manhwa in Korean publishing history), and Kia Asamiya’s Dark Angel. Under its Be Beautiful imprint, the company also publishes popular yaoi manga such as the best-selling Kizuna: Bonds of Love (the best-selling yaoi title in Japanese publishing history). Visit www.centralparkmedia.com, www.cpmpress.com and www.bebeautifulmanga.com for more information.
For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit CPM’s electronic press kit at www.centralparkmedia.com./cpmdb/presskit.cfm