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PR: BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO VOLUME 1: BO-NAFIDE PROTECTOR Comes to DVD February 13

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2007

ON FEBRUARY 13, ILLUMITOON ENTERTAINMENT AND WESTLAKE ENTERTAINMENT WILL
RELEASE THE POPULAR CARTOON NETWORK ANIME SERIES ON DVD OFF OF THE
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ITS SECOND SEASON AIRING ON THE CARTOON NETWORK

BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO VOLUME 1:
BO-NAFIDE PROTECTOR

Woodland Hills, CA Illumitoon Entertainment and Westlake Entertainment are
proud to release their second collaborative Anime DVD: BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO
VOLUME 1:
BO-NAFIDE PROTECTOR on February 13, 2007. The animated series which features
³he of the golden afro² Bobobo-bo, along with his sidekicks Beauty and
Captain Don Patch, originally aired in the U.S. on Cartoon Network¹s Toonami
Block. Cartoon Network also recently announced that the network will air the
second season of BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO in the same time block beginning early
February 2007. BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO VOLUME 1: BO-NAFIDE PROTECTOR will
feature unedited versions of four episodes, as well as the original Japanese
soundtrack for $19.98.

BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO made its debut in November 2004 on Japan¹s TV Asahi
Network, and its U.S. debut on the Cartoon Network in October of 2005.
BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO was released in North America by Toei Animation Co. Ltd,
Japan¹s largest animation production studio.

He¹s soulful, he¹s dynamic and he¹s HAIRY. Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo, is the
funkiest, quirkiest, most outrageous character you¹ll ever meet. Using his
golden afro and 5-foot nose hairs as weapons, the series takes place in the
year 300X, when a tyrannical emperor, Czar Baldy Bald 4th, seeks to prove
his authority over the people by waging a ³Hair Hunt,² aimed at taking the
hair of all the citizenry. While the populace trembles in fear, Bobobo-bo
Bo-bobo rises to take a stand. Together with his fellow partners, Bobobo-bo
Bo-bobo launches into battle against the ³Hair Hunt Troops² to put an end to
the ³Hair Hunt² once and for all. Join Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo as he rescues
Beauty, turns into fruit, sits inside a large burger bun, turns into a tank,
and introduces the would-be hair snatchers to his Honorable King Nose Hair,
Bababa-Baba-Baba.

The BOBOBO-BO BO-BOBO anime series is based on a popular comic that sold
over 5 million copies in Japan from Japanese publisher Shueisha Inc.’s
popular manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump, which is known for introducing
other well-loved content such as Dragon Ball Z, Yu-Gi-Oh!, YuYu Hakusho,
Naruto and One Piece. Bo-bobo manga is available in North America from VIZ
Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc. and Shogakukan
Production, Co. Ltd. VIZ Media also publishes SHONEN JUMP magazine, the
North American counterpart of Weekly Shonen Jump.

About Illumitoon Entertainment, Ltd.

Illumitoon Entertainment, Ltd. is a newly formed collaboration of business
and creative professionals focused on delivering customized, quality
entertainment to the North American markets. The company¹s principals have
more than 20 years combined experience in acquiring, producing, and
distributing anime, as well as creating original productions for the U.S.,
Canada, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit the company
online at www.illumitoon.com .

About Westlake Entertainment

Westlake Entertainment is a fully integrated, independent entertainment
distribution company. Primarily engaged in licensing and distributing
feature films and television programs, Westlake specializes in bringing new
release content to retail. Westlake serves as a distributor for the
following labels: Rigel Entertainment (theatrical features), Illumitoon
Entertainment (Anime), Phoenix Entertainment Group (Urban and Latino), Red
Bull USA (Extreme Sports) and Cineville Films (theatrical features). For
more information regarding Westlake Entertainment¹s product, visit
www.westlakeent.com .

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