FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces
THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA Series Remastered DVD Collection
for July 28, 2009
Box set to include complete 10-episode OVA series with remastered video.
GRIMES, IA, April 8, 2009 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA Series Remastered DVD Collection will be released on July 28, 2009.
The new, thinpak-style box set will include the entire 10-episode OVA series and feature remastered video footage from the Japanese DVD release, as well as “soft” subtitles for on-screen text.
THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR TV Series Remastered DVD Collection, which features the franchise’s 26-episode television adaptation, will be available on May 26, 2009.
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 the “Ultra Edition” releases of this title, Right Stuf will offer a trade-in program. Information for the TV series trade-in program will be posted on www.tylor.com this week, and the details of the OVA series trade-in program will be made available by the end of May 2009.
Visit www.tylor.com for information about The Irresponsible Captain Tylor and for details about the remastered box set re-releases and the trade-in programs, as they are made available.
About THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA Series
Six long months have passed. The Raalgon Empire has developed a horrible new type of weapon, and Tylor has been charged with the duty of intercepting them as it is being transported. But when all that could go wrong, does go wrong, the crew members of the Soyokaze find themselves at the mercy of their enemies. As the hours tick down toward their execution, the crew wonders: Has their irresponsible captain misled them? Or is this all a part of some greater strategy? Contains the complete 10-episode OVA series!
THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA Series Remastered DVD Collection (Thinpak)
Street Date: 7/28/2009
Runtime: Approximately 450 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Science Fiction / Comedy
Suggested Rating: 13+
Format: DVD (2.0 English Audio, 2.0 Japanese Audio, English Subtitles, English On-Screen Translations)
Catalog #: RSDVD0908
Case Qty: 9
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: Liner notes, The Undefeated Soyokaze, 13 music videos, U.S. trailer and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.
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THE IRRESPONSIBLE CAPTAIN TYLOR OVA © 2000 Hitoshi Yoshioka / Kadokawa Shoten / Tylor Project.
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ABOUT RIGHT STUF, INC.
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, ARIA and Gakuen Alice, 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.