ADV Films Announces February 21 Releases, Including "Gantz" Boxset
ADV Films has announced the following four new titles set to hit store shelves on February 21, 2006:
* Gantz Season 1 Box Set (SRP $69.98) is a DVD-only thin-pack release containing all 13 episodes from the first season, presented in anamorphic video with both English 5.1 sound and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles.
* Gatchaman 9: Funeral For A Friend (SRP $14.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes 49-54, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include a commentary track on episode 53 with John Tyson (Red Impulse), an edition of “Gatchaman Karaoke” in which fans can dub themselves into the story, clean opening animation, clean closing animation, and previews of upcoming ADV Films releases.
* Gatchaman 10: Jet Cutters & The Giant Buddha (SRP $14.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes 55-60, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include a commentary track for episode 60 with Leraldo Anzaldua (Ken) and Andy McAvin (Dr. Nambu), another edition of “Gatchaman Karaoke,” clean opening animation, clean closing animation, and previews.
* Gatchaman Collection 5 (SRP $34.98) is a three-disc box set containing volumes nine and ten plus a disc full of extras. The collection comes in a chipboard box with art by Alex Ross. Extras include a Ryu the Owl profile, character sketches of Ryu, an interview with Victor Carsrud (Ryu), Ryu the Owl audition footage, episode sketches, a Gatchaman manga, “The Secret of the Monster Mecha Factory,” and “Gatchaman Publishing Gallery Part IV – Gatchaman in Europe,” narrated by Luci Christian.
[Source: ADV Films]