Press Release: CPM DVDs To Be Re-priced and Re-released In September
KICK OFF THE SCHOOL YEAR WITH SOME OF ANIME’S BEST ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES
DVDs To Be Re-priced and Re-released In September
NEW YORK, NY (July 18, 2006) Central Park Media announced that it would be re-pricing and re-releasing four of its action-packed series on September 26, 2006. There will be something for everyone in this group of programs which will include Shootfighter Tekken: The Tough DVD Collection – the explosive 3-disc martial arts thriller, Dominion Tank Police – the futuristic crime drama pitting the Cat Sisters against the Tank Police, Gall Force: Earth Chapter – the sci-fi adventure that will determine the future of the human race, and Guardian of Darkness -the supernatural quest to defeat a growing evil force.
Shootfighter Tekken: The Tough DVD Collection will be re-priced at $29.95 SRP, Gall Force: Earth Chapter will be re-priced at $19.95 SRP, and Dominion Tank Police and Guardian of Darkness will be re-priced at just $9.95 SRP each.
The order date will be August 29, 2006 and the street date will be September 26, 2006. All of the releases will contain English and Japanese language tracks with English subtitles.
Shootfighter Tekken: The Tough DVD Collection
From the director of Blue Gender: The Warrior
“Solid fight scenes and a double dose of funky kung fu philosophy” – Newtype USA Magazine
“If you enjoy martial arts anime this is a must-see title” – JapanHero.com
Kiichi Miyazawa is a high school student…and a lethal weapon! Under his father’s training, Kiichi is on the fast track to martial arts super-stardom in the deadly Nanshin Shadow Style.
Now, Kiichi has a match with destiny. His father’s arch-nemesis, the champion of World Pro-Wrestling, has sent his students to obliterate the Nanshin Shadow Style…and Kiichi’s dad! It’s time for the teen super-star to take on the big time and face his father’s greatest foe, the legendary Iron Kiba! Contains all 3 episodes.
Art Gallery, ShootFighter Tekken Trailers, Previews, English & Japanese with English Subtitles
Running time: 135 minutes
Genre: Martial Arts; Action/Adventure
WEA Selection: 752441
Gall Force: Earth Chapter
From the creator of Armitage: Dual Matrix!
“A successful combination of girls, guns, and more girls” – Animerica
The war for Earth and the future of the human race will be decided when an awesomely powerful ultimate weapon threatens annihilation on all fronts! Can Sandy Newman save humanity? Contains Complete Series: All 3 episodes!
Gall Force Trailers, Art Gallery, Previews, Gall Force Storyline, English & Japanese with English Subtitles
Running time: 156 minutes
Genre: Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752318
Dominion Tank Police
From the creator of Ghost in the Shell.
“surreal, outrageous, and sometimes very sexy”- TV Guide
Meet the law enforcement of the future, who put the “terror” back in “interrogation.” A violent crime is committed every 36 seconds. Together, this elite squad of lunatics is taking back the streets by excessive force.
DVD Features include:
Character Gallery, Previews, Director’s Comments, English & Japanese with English Subtitles.
Running time: 160 minutes
Genre: Action/Adventure; Science Fiction
WEA Selection: 752338
Guardian of Darkness
From the creators of Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture and Wrath of the Ninja
“Watch it, enjoy it, then go back and watch it again!” – Unreel Magazine
According to legend, three dragons shall re-emerge from the earth to wreak havoc upon the land. The dragon spirits grow stronger as they devour the souls of their chosen hosts. Only the power of an ancient warrior-god can fulfill the prophecy and defeat the growing evil.
Character Gallery, Previews, Creator Biography, English & Japanese with English Subtitles.
Running time: 130 minutes
WEA Selection: 752339
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