PR: “Black Jack DVD Collection 2” To Be Re-released In March
“BLACK JACK DVD COLLECTION 2” TO BE RE-RELEASED IN MARCH
“Detonator Orgun” Also To Be Re-Released; Both Titles To Be Re-Priced For Release
NEW YORK, NY (January 10, 2007) Central Park Media announced that it will be re-releasing and re-pricing Black Jack DVD Collection 2 on March 20, 2007. The remaining 4 volumes of this chilling medical thriller from Osamu Tezuka, creator of Astroboy, Kimba the White Lion and Metropolis, will be available in a 4-disc set priced at just $29.95 SRP. In addition, the action-adventure, 159-minute anime feature, Detonator Orgun will be re-priced to just $9.95 SRP making it a tremendous value for the money.
The order date for both titles will be February 20, 2007 and the street date will be March 20, 2007. Both releases will contain English and Japanese language tracks with English subtitles.
Black Jack DVD Collection 2
“Black Jack is one cool character” – DVDTalk.com
“If you like medical dramas, war movies, mysteries, or just great action, then this series is for you. This show always combines great writing with interesting characters and fascinating plots” – NeedCoffee.com
“A stunner” – Animerica
“Every minute of every episode is gripping” – SequentialTart.com
In the age of science, death still wears many faces. Only the brilliant mercenary surgeon Black Jack has seen them all. As mankind threatens to annihilate itself, the detective doctor travels the world in search of bizarre medical mysteries…and the highest bidder for the cure!
Contains Episodes 7-10 on 4 DVDs.
DVD Features: Director’s Commentary by Osamu Dezaki (Ep. 10), Anamorphic Widescreen Format (Episodes 8-10), Black Jack Trailers, Art Gallery, Previews, English & Japanese with English Subtitles
“The film has an air of mystery and pacing that’s more indicative of live-acton than anime.” – Play Magazine
From the director of Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture
In the two-fisted tradition of Ultra Man
If it weren’t for the horrific dreams, Tomoru would be having the time of his life cutting classes and playing video games. But an alien intelliegence has invaded his mind, and is about to plunge him into an interstellar war. Battleships are headed for earth, and Tomoru’s psychic link is humanity’s only hope.
DVD Features: Trivia Quiz, Art Gallery, Previews, English & Japanese with English Subtitles, DVD-ROM
About Central Park Media
Central Park Media is a 17-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 and live action underground programming under its Below the Radar 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.