Geneon July Releases

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Street Date: July 3, 2007

Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales Vol. 2 – Yotsuya Ghost Story
Catalog #: 12882
Price: $19.98
Time: 92 min
Synopsis:
In the Edo era of Japan, while cultural arts flourished and the samurai code of bushido emerged, humanity’s fear of the supernatural was very real! Desiring to wed Lady Oiwa, an ambitious and calculating ronin named Iemon murders her father, who had opposed the marriage due to Iemon’s treacherous past.  As a masterless samurai, Iemon soon grows weary and resentful of his ailing wife Oiwa and their impoverished stature, however when he is presented with an offer to marry a wealthy neighbor’s beautiful granddaughter, Oiwa is duped into drinking a poison that horribly cripples her.  The revelation of Iemon’s betrayal as well as the painful disfigurement causes Oiwa to kill herself, setting into motion a nightmarish curse carried out by a terrifying, vengeful spirit seeking retribution!
Rating: 16 UP
 
Hello Kitty: Stump Village Vol. 5 – It’s Showtime!
Catalog #: 12815
Price: $14.98
Time: 44 min
Synopsis:
Hello Kitty and her friends find a big hollow space in the Candy Tree that was made by a lighting strike.  The space is so huge that they decide to make a playhouse inside.  They decorate it nicely with colorful balloons and put in chairs for the audience.  They even made tickets and cotton candy too!  Let’s go check out what they are putting on today!
Rating: 3 UP

Shana Vol. 6
Catalog #: 12780
Price: $29.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
The Ball Masque’s horrific plans come to fruition, spelling the end for everyone in Misaki City. As Kazumi, Eita, and Sato helplessly watch the world crumble, Shana risks her life to save them and the person whom she has come to truly care for. Will Yuji live long enough to finally understand what it means to be a Mystes and what it means to the world?  More importantly, will he learn what matters the most to him personally before it’s too late?
Rating: 13 UP

Strawberry Marshmallow – Complete Box Set
Catalog #: 12951
Price: $59.98
Time: 300 min
Synopsis:
Join Chika, Miu and Matsuri, as they go about their daily lives full of adventure and discovery. Follow the intrepid trio as they try to make a surprise birthday gift.  Then meet Ana, a transfer student originally from England who pretends to be a foreigner.  This becomes more difficult to pull off when the girls pay a visit to her happy home.  And when Chika and Company find out where Nobue is working, they decide to pay her a visit, with disastrous results.
Rating: 13 UP

Zipang Vol. 6 – Target: Mirai
Catalog #: 12772
Price: $24.98
Time: 75 min
Synopsis:
The crew of the Mirai will never be the same.  History will forever be changed.  Forty US planes approach in formation, their mission:  to sink the Mirai. Can a single ship, even with its advance weaponry stand a chance?  The Mirai’s objective has changed from saving the lives of fellow human beings to protecting the very lives of its own crew.  With both enemies and Japanese imperial forces relentless in their pursuit of this mysterious ship, are there any true allies left?
Rating: 13 UP


Street Date: July 10, 2007
 
Fate / Stay Night Vol. 4 – Archer
Catalog #: 12874
Price: $29.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
The battle they knew was coming is finally at hand and the choice to run has been taken away. Now Shirou and Rin must confront the Master Ilya and her fearsome Servant, Berserker, the strongest Epic Hero on Earth!  With Saber injured, it’s up to Archer to save them.  Having fully recovered, Archer is finally able to cut loose and prove to his master, Rin, that he is up to the task. In the end, Shirou and Saber will have to combine their efforts if they are to have a chance of surviving the Holy Grail Wars.
Rating: 13 UP

Kyo Kara Maoh! God (?) Save Our King – Part 2, Vol. 5
Catalog #: 12899
Price: $24.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
Following Ulrike’s word, Yuri and the others of the Great Demon Kingdom decide to go to Earth in search of the fourth box, The Bottom of the Mirror.  Yuri’s parents welcome the party who safely arrive in the Shibuya family’s bathtub.  His parents are unfazed and don’t even ask Yuri for any explanations about this unusual situation – Miko rejoices in reuniting with Conrad and Shoma congratulates Yuri for having become the Demon King!  Everyone is enjoying their stay on Earth, except for Shori, who is mistrustful of the group for deceiving Yuri and putting him into danger. And then, they head to Switzerland in order to obtain more info on the whereabouts of the
Bottom of the Mirror from the Earth’s Demon King, Bob.
Rating: 13 UP
 
Rozen Maiden Vol. 2 – Maiden War
Catalog #: 12929
Price: $29.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
Domestic war breaks out within the Sakurada household when Hina-Ichigo is accused of lying and barricades herself with Jun upstairs. All the while, Suiseseki and Shinku work on breaking through in order to partake in the delicious Flower-topped hamburger. Later, Suigintou strikes, but this time it’s a trip to her N-field realm, resulting in a doll being destroyed… The Alice Game cannot be called a fun pastime and the mysterious maidens will soon cease to function unless Jun can overcome his phobia and find a way to fix things.
Rating: 13 UP
 
Street Date: July 17, 2007
 
The Law of Ueki Vol. 8 – The Key to Victory
Catalog #: 12759
Price: $19.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
Ueki is determined to become a Nine Star Celestial by the second round–however, there is a limit on how many stars a Celestial Beast can raise.  If Tenko raises Ueki’s star-level again, Tenko will die!  Nevertheless, he lets Ueki in his Awakening Chamber without telling Ueki about this…!  Soon after that, the third round begins, which is conducted as a seven-team league battle.  Team Ueki’s first opponent is Team Grano, and the battlefield is the Sleeping Fruits Island.
Rating: 13 UP
 
Karin Vol. 2 – Vampire Hunter
Catalog #: 12936
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
Humans and vampires have been enemies for ages but there is always an exception to the rule. Karin is such an unusual vampire that her family decides to make a gamble and entrust
Kenta Usui with watching over her in the daylight hours. Of course, the price for failure would cost him his hide. But when the alternative is losing his memories along with basic motor skills, he gratefully agrees to it!
Rating: 13 UP
 
Street Date: July 24, 2007
 
Black Lagoon Vol. 2
Catalog #: 12968
Price: $29.98
Time: 100 min
Synopsis:
The Black Lagoon Company gets into a brutal head-to-head battle with a bunch of neo-nazi freaks after the same sunken booty.  Revy and Dutch blaze a trail full of blood and bullets in an attempt to get back their bounty and make an exit in style. The tension between Rock and Revy builds up to such extreme levels that an easy day of running errands has almost fatal consequences! Will they kiss and make up or will Rock get a bullet in the head?
Rating: 16 UP
 
The set is also available as a Limited Collector’s Edition, packaged with a specially engraved Black Lagoon dog tag.
Catalog #: 12971
Price: $39.98
 
Ergo Proxy Vol. 5 – Terra Incognita
Catalog #: 12914
Price: $29.98
Time: 100 min
The journey to Mosko is approaching its end but not before Re-l, Vincent and Pino discover an appalling revelation about humanity’s fall from grace.  As they wander through Vincent’s city, they realize that the answer to his lingering question lies not in the wreckage of the destroyed dome but back in Romdo. All roads lead to the same conclusion and the journey to the end must inevitably lead to a new beginning.
Rating: 16 UP
 
Street Date: July 31, 2007

El-Hazard OVA – Vol. 2
Catalog #: 13015
Price: $14.98
Time: 105 min
Synopsis:
The legendary Demon God, Ifurita, has awakened.   Serving her new master Jinnai, she begins a campaign of devastation throughout the land of El-Hazard.  Now, despite their numbers, the priestesses are hard pressed to match the power of the furious Demon God. As Makoto springs towards her, a mysterious phenomena occurs.  A last-ditch battle upon which the land of
El-Hazard is staked is about to begin!
Rating: 13 UP

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