Utena: Apocalypse Saga Re-price

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For Immediate Release:
The Shocking Finale Of This Shoujo Masterpiece To Be Re-Released In June

NEW YORK, NY (April 18, 2006) – Central Park Media announced that the third and final story arc in the popular Revolutionary Girl Utena television series – The Apocalypse Saga – will be re-released on June 27, 2006.   In this complete 4-disc series, which will only be available in box sets, Utena must choose between her lifelong goal of becoming a prince or having the man she loves.  Priced at just $39.95 SRP, this set contains a commentary by Director Kunihiko Ikuhara and Character Designer Chiho Saito as well as many other bonus features. 

The Apocalypse Saga DVD Collection will have an order date of May 30, 2006 and a street date of June 27, 2006.   In addition, all program discs will include audio tracks in English and Japanese with English subtitles.
Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Apocalypse Saga DVD Collection

“This is one story arc Utena fans can’t be without!” –Animerica

The final Utena story arc! Utena is about to solve the mystery behind her best friend’s enslavement, the secret duels, and the forces that have manipulated her life from the beginning! Contains episodes 27-39.DVD Features: Final Volume with Full-length Commentary by Director Kunihiko Ikuhara and Character Designer/Original Manga Artist Chiho Saito, Farewell to Utena Fan Art Contest, Interview with U.S. Voice Actors, Ohtori Academy Scrapbook, Revolutionary Girl Utena Storyline, English and Japanese with English Subtitles. Box includes a BONUS INSERT – The Complete Utena Episode Guide – While supplies last.



Running time: 325 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure
Rating: 13UP
WEA Selection: 436215
SRP: $39.95
UPC: 7-95243-62152-4

About Central Park Media
Central Park Media is a 16-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 .

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