PR: Navarre's BCI To Release 33 Digitally Remastered Episodes Of "She-Ra" S1, V2
NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE 33 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF
“She-Ra: Princess of Power®”
SEASON ONE, VOLUME TWO
Six DVD Set in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available April 3rd for $49.98
Los Angeles, CA – Animation’s greatest adventure heroine continues her fight for freedom as BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company and underlying rights owner, Entertainment Rights Plc (“ER”), introduce the next installment of “She-Ra: Princess of Power®.” Season One, Volume Two will be available April 3rd at a suggested retail price of $49.98. The six DVD pack will be released under BCI’s Ink & Paint brand and will include 33 digitally remastered episodes from the first season of the classic ’80s animated series.
“She-Ra: Princess of Power®” Season One, Volume Two, is the second release in a three-volume set that will include all 93 original episodes of the popular animated saga. All three volumes combined form a unique She-Ra® “spine art mural.”
The six DVDs will include the next 33 episodes of the series, and also feature:
∑ The documentary “The Stories of She-Ra®, Part 2″
∑ Commentary tracks for episodes “Intro the Dark Dimension” with writer J. Michael Straczynski. Hosted by Andy Mangels
∑ Storyboard-to-episode comparison for episode #45 “Huntara”
∑ Art cards by acclaimed artists Mike Wieringo and Jock
∑ He-Man® and She-Ra® Cartography (maps of Eternia, Etheria Brightmoon Kingdom and Lighthope area layout)
∑ Image Gallery (model sheets for “The Heroes”)
∑ 50 Character Profiles
∑ “Loo-Kee’s Fun Facts” and trivia
∑ Easter Eggs
∑ DVD-ROM features (including scripts model sheets)
∑ Spanish language audio tracks
Producing the special features, documentaries and most of the extra content is entertainment writer Andy Mangels, a best-selling novelist, and author of Animation on DVD – The Ultimate Guide. Consulting with BCI on the project and providing extra content is Val Staples, the owner of www.he-man.org, the internet’s largest portal for the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® fan community, the owner of MVCreations graphic design company, and the publisher of the recent Masters of the Universe comic.
“She-Ra: Princess of Power®” first aired on television in 1985, as a female-directed spin-off of the popular “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®,” which was into its second season.
Under its Ink & Paint brand, BCI has to date announced the following titles:
The Best of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®
[2005 TV DVD Award for Best 1980's Series release]
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® Season One Volumes I & II
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe® Season Two Volumes I & II
The Best of She-Ra, Princess of Power®
He-Man® and She-Ra®: A Christmas Special
Flash Gordon – The Complete Series
The Legend Of Prince Valiant Volume 1
Blackstar – The Complete Series
Space Sentinels & The Freedom Force — The Complete Series
Defenders of the Earth – Volume 1
Groovie Goolies – The Saturday “Mourning” Collection
Journey Back to Oz
Dungeons & Dragons – The Complete Series
She-Ra Princess of Power®, Season One, Volume 1
The New Adventures of He-Man® Volume 1
The Legend of Prince Valiant Volume 2
Ghostbusters Volume 1
Cool McCool – The Complete Series
She-Ra Princess of Power®, Season One, Volume 2
The entire line of Ink & Paint titles can be viewed at www.inkandpaintdvd.com.
About Navarre Corporation
Navarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD video, video games and accessories. Since its founding in 1983, the Company has established distribution relationships with customers across a wide spectrum of retail channels which includes mass merchants, discount, wholesale club, office and music superstores, military and e-tailers nationwide. The Company currently provides its products to over 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the United States and Canada. Navarre has expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore, BCI, and FUNimation. For more information, please visit the Company’s web site at http://www.navarre.com.
BCI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, is an independent entertainment video and audio supplier. BCI has continually redefined the standards and concepts of this industry, often introducing national success categories through its intuitive mass marketing skills. Its vast collection of titles represents both exclusively licensed titles from around the world, as well as in-house produced CDs and DVDs.
About Entertainment Rights
Entertainment Rights Plc (ER) is one of the UK’s leading media groups focused on the ownership of high-quality children’s and family programming, characters and brands. ER owns or controls the rights to many global characters, including He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids™, She-Ra®, Ghostbusters, Postman Pat®, Jess the Cat™, Basil Brush®, Little Red Tractor™, Rupert Bear® and Jim Jam & Sunny™. Since 1999, ER’s library has grown from just 50 to nearly 2,000 hours of entertaining and educational programming for children and families around the world. This includes certain rights to global brands such as Mattel’s Barbie™, Scholastic’s Clifford the Big Red Dog™, Hasbro’s Transformers™, Harveytoons’ Casper the Friendly Ghost and Classic Media’s Felix the Cat. ER’s wholly-owned subsidiary Tell-Tale Productions, created and produced The Tweenies, one of the UK’s most successful pre-school brands. Most recently, ER acquired the majority interest in Rupert Bear®, one of the most recognizable children’s characters in the world, which appears on Channel Five’s Milkshake slot. ER’s Jim Jam & Sunny is produced by the creators of The Tweenies. Jim Jam & Sunny airs on UK broadcaster ITV1 and the network’s new digital children’s channel, CiTV. For further information please visit www.entertainmentrights.com