FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ADV ANNOUNCES AIR TV VOLUME 3
FOR OCTOBER 30
HOUSTON, September 5, 2007 – ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to present the third of four DVDs collecting the series Air TV, the sweeping epic fans have been clamoring for since it first aired on Japanese TV more than two years ago. Air TV Volume Three hitS store shelves October 30.
AIR TV VOLUME THREE
ADV Films is pleased to announce the third DVD in the four-volume series Air TV. Air TV Volume Three hits store shelves October 30.
From famed production studio Kyoto Animation (Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid, Inuyasha) and director Tatsuya Ishihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Kanon) comes a thought-provoking series that has American fans already singing praises. With gorgeous animation and character designs, “you’ll instantly be drawn into this show’s captivating world” (Newtype USA).
Synopsis: Kanna’s reunion with her lost mother has left her even more confused and heart-broken than before. Forced to move on, she finds herself scrambling to pick up the pieces and searching for someone else entirely this time – herself. Misuzu yearns to discover herself as well. And in her case, the friends and loved-ones around her stand to gain or suffer with each new question answered. Perspective becomes key. Misuzu will learn that a person is more than merely who they think they are. She will see that she is a friend, a daughter, a dream and after that, she is whatever she chooses to be.
Air TV Volume Three (SRP $29.98 DVD) is a DVD-only release including episodes nine through twelve presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 5.1 with English subtitles. Extras include clean opening animation, clean closing animation and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
DVD Product Details
Volume: 3 of 4
Running Time: 100 minutes
Age Rating: TV 14 (V)
Pre-Book Date: 10/2/2007
Street Date: 10/30/2007
Product specifications and content configuration subject to change.
About ADV Films:
In the 15 years since its inception, ADV Films has become the #1 producer-distributor of Japanese animation (“anime”) outside of Japan and has the largest English-language anime library in the world. With best-selling titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, RahXephon, Robotech, Full Metal Panic, Hello Kitty and Azumanga Daioh, ADV Films’ extensive catalog is fueling the popularity of anime around the globe. Always on the forefront, ADV is introducing North America to bold new anime franchises such as the new Guyver, Le Chevalier D’Eon, Gantz, and Elfen Lied. ADV Films’ library also includes popular live-action science fiction programs such as The Jim Henson Company’s Farscape, the nationally syndicated Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda and the Saturn Award-nominated Mutant X. In 2005 ADV Films was voted “Best Anime Company” in the SPJA awards, presented at Anime Expo, North America’s largest anime convention. The readers of Anime News Network designated ADV Films “Overall Favorite Anime Company” in both 2004 and 2005.
Parent company A.D. Vision, Inc. encompasses a variety of complementary media divisions, spanning publishing, television, licensing and merchandising and continues to expand into new areas. Its Anime Network™ is “America‘s #1 Anime Channel,” reaching more than 40 million households. Anime Network is the nation’s top video-on-demand (VOD) offering as well as a 24/7 linear cable channel and is the first television network dedicated to bringing anime and anime-related programming to consumers nationwide. The company has two publishing arms: Newtype USA, North America’s top-selling anime and manga monthly magazine, and ADV Manga™, dedicated to publishing graphic novels. Headquartered in Houston, the company has offices in Europe and Japan. For more information, visit www.advfilms.com.