Tylor TV returns in Remastered Collection

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for May 26, 2009

Box set to include complete 26-episode television series with remastered video.

GRIMES, IA, March 10, 2009 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV Series Remastered DVD Collection will be released on May 26, 2009.

The new, thinpak-style box set will include the entire 26-episode television series and feature remastered video footage from the Japanese DVD release, as well as “soft” subtitles. This release also marks the first time the series will be available to North American audiences with the original Japanese eye-catches, openings and closings and without digital overlays for signs and other on-screen text.

One of the “50 Best Anime Ever” – Anime Insider
“the best science-fiction comedy ever animated”
– Animerica

“Entertaining and fun… Very recommended.”
– AnimeOnDVD.com

“Highly Recommended”
– DVD Talk

“One of the best anime series you’ll ever see.”
– AnimeFringe.com

“a solidly plotted serious space series that incidentally happens to be hysterically humorous”
– SciFi Weekly

The Irresponsible Captain Tylor is based upon a series of novels by Hitoshi Yoshioka and features direction by Koichi Mashimo (Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Noir, Sorcerer Hunters), with production by Big West (Macross, Macross Frontier), d-rights (El Cazador de la Bruja, Gun X Sword) and Tatsunoko Production (Gatchaman, Casshern Sins). The English dub stars Crispin Freeman as “Captain Justy Ueki Tylor,” Lisa Ortiz as “Azalyn,” Rachael Lillis as “Yuriko Star,” Carol Jacobanis as “Harumi Nakagawa,” David Brimmer as “Lt. Makato Yamamoto” and Veronica Taylor as “Shia Has.”

As a service to long-time fans who purchased previous DVD releases of the TV series, Right Stuf will offer a trade-in program, with details to be announced during March 2009.

Visit www.tylor.com for information about The Irresponsible Captain Tylor and for details about the remastered box set re-releases and trade-in program, as they are made available.


Justy Ueki Tylor had his life all planned out: join the military, get a cushy desk job, and then retire with a big fat pension check. The perfect plan…until he wandered into a hostage situation and somehow managed to save an Admiral! Now Tylor – a man who wouldn’t know what discipline was if it bit him in the backside – has been made Captain of the space cruiser Soyokaze. The crew of this run-down ship is the craziest, rag-tag team of misfits you’re ever likely to see, and they’re not too fond of their complacent new leader. But they better learn to work together, because they’re about to go head to head with the mighty Raalgon Empire. For better or for worse, the Earth’s fate has been placed in the hands of a man who’s either a total idiot – or an absolute genius! Contains the complete 26-episode TV series with remastered video from the Japanese DVD release!

THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV Series Remastered DVD Collection (Thinpak)
Pre-Book: 4/28/2009
Street Date: 5/26/2009

Runtime: Approximately 650 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Science Fiction / Comedy
Suggested Rating: 15+

Format: DVD (2.0 English Audio, 2.0 Japanese Audio, English Subtitles, English On-Screen Translations)
Catalog #: RSDVD0906
ISBN: 1-57032-796-3
UPC: 7-42617-0906-2-2
SRP: $49.99

Discs/Set: 5

DVD Features:
Completely remastered video from the Japanese DVD release!
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for English and Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Character bios, UPSF ship data, Raalgon Empire ship data, textless opening, textless closing, liner notes and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.

* Cover Art: http://outgoing.rightstuf.com/sleeves/rsdvd0906.jpg
THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV © Hitoshi Yoshioka/Kadokawa Shoten, Tylor Project.
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** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

Currently celebrating its 21st year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation (“anime”) industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.

Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf’s production division, is dedicated to the highest quality releases. True to the Japanese word that inspired its name, Nozomi’s focus is on “what fans want.” By focusing on a limited number of anime properties each year, the Nozomi production team ensures each release receives the care and attention to detail it deserves.

From anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba and Gigantor to modern comedies, dramas and favorites such as The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, His and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, To Heart, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us and ARIA, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com.

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